Claire Allan
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Claire Allan

Claire Allan is the USA Today Bestselling author of Her Name Was Rose.

From Derry in Northern Ireland, Claire wrote her first novel in 2006, and Rainy Days and Tuesdays was subsequently published in Ireland in 2007 and reached number 2 in the Irish Bestsellers chart. She published seven further women's fiction books with Poolbeg Press including the bestseller, 'The First Time I Said Goodbye' - which is based on a true story.

In 2017, she switched genres to crime/ domestic noir.

Her debut psychological thriller, Her Name Was Rose, was published by Avon Books, an imprint of Harper Collins, in June 2018. It has hit the bestseller charts in the UK, Australia, Canada and is a USA Today bestseller.

A former journalist with the Derry Journal, Claire made the switch to writing full time in 2016.
She is married, a mum to two kids (one of each kind) and they share their home with two cats and a dog.

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Best Sellers

    • Forget Me Not

    • By: Claire Allan
    • Narrated by: Melanie MacHugh, Anne Bird
    • Length: 9 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 32
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 30

    It’s six in the morning during the hottest summer on record when Elizabeth O’Loughlin, out walking her dog, comes across Clare, a victim of a horrific knife attack, clinging onto life at the side of the road....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Some lessons...

    • By ashley on 05-31-19

    Regular price: $10.20

    • Apple of My Eye

    • By: Claire Allan
    • Narrated by: Zoe Rainey, Caroline Lennon, Annie Farr
    • Length: 8 hrs and 27 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 93
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 87
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 86

    When a mysterious note arrives for six months pregnant Dr Eliana Hughes, she begins to doubt every aspect of her life - from her mixed feelings about motherhood to her marriage to Martin, who has become distant in recent months....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A mother's love or not?!

    • By Mystical Lady on 02-21-19

    Regular price: $13.08

    • Her Name Was Rose

    • By: Claire Allan
    • Narrated by: Melanie MacHugh
    • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 74
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 64
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 64

    Rose Grahame had everything Alex D’Arcy dreams of. A handsome husband, a stunning home and a baby boy with twinkling blue eyes and a smile that would brighten the darkest of days....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Tense Page-Turner

    • By MarisaReads on 07-05-18

    Regular price: $14.18

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