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Martina Murphy


Martina Murphy is the author of 23 novels as of 2023! She has written in all genres and has produced poetry, plays and dabbled in feature journalism.


Her latest novels are a series of crime books set on Achill island in Ireland. A beautiful, wild and untamed place.

Other Awards

Long-listed IMPAC AwardSomething Borrowed.

A story about one woman’s search to trace her birth mother.


International White Raven AwardLivewire

A YA novel about Joey, a musical genius whose dad just wants him to study for his exams.


Bisto Book Merit Award and RAI Reading AwardDirt Tracks

A YA novel about the bond between two brothers growing up in a tough estate.





Books by Martina Murphy

  • The Reckoning The Reckoning

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  • The Night Caller The Night Caller

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  • The Branded The Branded

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  • Proof Proof

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