All the Bad Apples
In Fowley-Doyle’s (The Spellbook, 2017) feminist novel set in 2012 Ireland, Deena Rys criss-crosses the country to uncover her family’s secret past. When her wild older sister Mandy goes missing the police rule her disappearance a suicide. But Deena is sure her sister is alive and when she receives letters from Mandy detailing the curse which befalls the Rys women, she's determined to find her. With the help of friends and family, Deena follows her sister's trail across Ireland. Her desperate search uncovers shame, secrecy, and sorrow and among these ghosts of her family's past, Deena's own fate becomes increasingly uncertain!