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CHICAGO TRIBUNE

"Her terrific debut novel, TWISTED RIVER could hardly be more steeped in classic American pulp. MacDonald develops her twin stories with masterly control of mood and scene.”

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KIRKUS REVIEWS

“MacDonald toys with the reader, leading right then feinting left with plot twists that genuinely surprise. The big thrill here (TWISTED RIVER) is the constant undermining of assumptions.”

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LIBRARY JOURNAL

"This thrilling tale (TWISTED RIVER) about secrets that lie beneath a seemingly tranquil marriage will be a strong choice for readers who enjoyed Paula Hawkins (THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN) and authors such as Liane Moriarty (BIG LITTLE LIES)."

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TORONTO STAR

"In a remarkable debut novel, MacDonald keeps the reader riveted."

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THE IRISH TIMES

"MacDonald builds the action to a spectacularly creepy climax, and there is a superbly worked twist to follow that will take your breath away."

Declan Hughes on THE BRIDE COLLECTOR

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THE IRISH INDEPENDENT

"Attractive characters, (THE BRIDE COLLECTOR) is deftly plotted, and as twisty as the Conor Pass."

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DUNDEE COURIER

"This gripping new release from Siobhan MacDonald gives an entirely new meaning to “things are not always what they seem…A fresh dynamic novel with the right amount of twists and turns to grasp the attention of the reader…high quality writing."

Hollie Bruce on THE BRIDE COLLECTOR

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EVENING ECHO

"A crime aficionado who understands the importance of great plot and characters."

Grainne McGuinness on THE BRIDE COLLECTOR

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THE MEATH CHRONICLE

"(THE BRIDE COLLECTOR is) a real page-turner."

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SUNDAY INDEPENDENT

"A well written, cleverly plotted tale that delivers brilliant twists right up to the unexpected, final reveal."

Breda Brown on THE BRIDE COLLECTOR

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WATERFORD NEWS & STAR

"Creepy, chilling, and a terrific page-turner. Siobhan is right at the top of her game."

Dymphna Nugent on THE BRIDE COLLECTOR

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IRISH EXAMINER

"A brilliant character-based story that zips along at a ferocious pace… lots of red herrings and twists, including a breathtakingly whopping one towards the end."

Sue Leonard on THE BRIDE COLLECTOR

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SUNDAY INDEPENDENT

"GUILTY is a classy and cleverly plotted  psychological thriller that grips from page one, packed with well-drawn characters and delivering an absolute zinger of a twist in the tale in the final pages.”

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IRISH TIMES

“This is a terrifically dark, twisty thriller, skilfully plotted and stylishly written."

Declan Hughes on GUILTY

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BOOK REPORTER

"Hopefully she has more stories to tell and, on the strength of TWISTED RIVER, will certainly have a large audience if she does."

Joe Hartlaub on TWISTED RIVER

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PETERBOROUGH TELEGRAPH

"9/10 ... GUILTY will keep you up all night."

Alex Gordon on GUILTY

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RT BOOK REVIEWS

“Dark and intriguing… MacDonald's strong writing accentuates pertinent details, and her vivid descriptions will have readers feeling the suspense throughout the story.”

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RTE GUIDE

"GUILTY is a twisty tale of ruthless ambition, family dysfunction and cold-blooded vengeance."

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INSTYLE MAGAZINE

"This gripping novel commands your attention from the very beginning ... a property swap fraught with problems. Expect to finish this one seriously debating your next Airbnb reservation."

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ALEX MARWOOD

“MacDonald’s dark and twisted tale will change the way you look at Ireland forever”

​Edgar Award–winning author of THE WICKED GIRLS

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AUDIOFILE REVIEW

"Four narrators, a mix of American and Irish nationalities, capture the changing points of view across the chapters. The listener is riveted as the story changes from one point of view to another.”

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CHRIS PAVONE

“TWISTED RIVER is a superb thriller – gripping, surprising, and terrifically rewarding.” 

​New York Times bestselling author of THE EXPATS

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IRISH EXAMINER

“Page turner guilty of a gripping story. You could choke on the delicious venality & hypocrisy. Just one of the creepy thrills in this page turner."

Liam Heylin on GUILTY

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KIMBERLY McCREIGHT

“Evocative and richly detailed, Twisted River is a page-turning mystery about the tragic consequences that result when the tightly held secrets of two families collide.”

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CRIME REVIEW

“Similar to TWISTED RIVER, in that she achieves fantastic levels of tension. THE BLUE POOL is an intense read that you will want to devour as quickly as possible.”

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BOOKLIST READER

“A skillfully wrought thriller that exposes the dangers of secrecy.”

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MORNING STAR

"GUILTY is an unusual psychological thriller with a satisfying succession of twists."

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JO SPAIN

"Vivid characters, great storytelling and a spine-tingling twist.”

Author of DIRTY LITTLE SECRETS and the INSPECTOR TOM REYNOLDS series

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SAM BLAKE

"Dark, tense and richly atmospheric, the past is never far away in this twisty thriller [THE BRIDE COLLECTOR] where nothing is quite as it seems.

Author of the CAT CONNOLLY trilogy and THE DARK ROOM

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PATRICIA GIBNEY

"A full tapestry of secrets and lies. A perfect mix for a thrilling read. I loved GUILTY.”

Author of THE MISSING ONES and the DETECTIVE LOTTIE PARKER series