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Irish-born Peter J Merrigan is a writer whose LGBT novels often invoke a deep sense of displacement in the lives of his protagonists. From parental kidnap to familial homicide, no one gets out of these novels unscathed. Throw yourself into the underbelly of the world today.

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This was a roller coaster of a story which is really well paced. It was one of those rare books that is difficult to put down.

Rollercoaster of a novel

Mark Cooke (Amazon.co.uk)

Brilliant & beautifully written – I can thoroughly recommend this book.

Wonderful

lisa45530 (Amazon.co.uk)

Well-paced and fluid, constantly carrying the reader along the narrative to its heart-wrenching yet life-affirming conclusion. Highly recommended.

Highly recommended

Rich5691 (Amazon.co.uk)

5 stars because it’s been a long time since a book moved me so much.

Truly moving

Michelle (Amazon.co.uk)

The Work in Progress

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT PETER'S LATEST NOVEL AS HE CONTINUES TO WRITE AND EDIT IT, A NOVEL LIKE NOTHING HE HAS WRITTEN BEFORE - SET IN CELTIC IRELAND.
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THE RIDER SERIES WILL RETURN

The news my editor has been waiting for - as well as my latest novel-in-progress set in Celtic Ireland, I have finally put finger to keyboard on Rider's finale - due to be published in 2018.
Peter J Merrigan

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Grianan of Aileach – the history of a nation
As many of you will know by now, my latest novel, Stone Heart, is set for the most part in
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GDPR, the Mailing List, and you
You’ve seen it a million times over the last month. You’ve clicked “I accept” and you’ve received the emails telling
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Novel draft complete
The novel draft is done! I did it! It has taken approximately 14 months, but I have finished the first
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The End is Nigh
With now over 80,000 words written, I never thought I’d say this, but I can finally see the end of
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