• The Roommate

  • The Cormac Reilly Series, Book 0.7
  • By: Dervla McTiernan
  • Narrated by: Aoife McMahon
  • Length: 2 hrs and 23 mins
  • 4.4 out of 5 stars (18,796 ratings)

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The Roommate

By: Dervla McTiernan
Narrated by: Aoife McMahon
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Publisher's summary

This audio novella is a stand-alone prequel to the Cormac Reilly series.

Twenty-two-year-old Niamh Turley thought she had problems dealing with the obnoxious principal of the school she’s teaching in as well as the anxious parents of her little charges, but when she wakes one morning to a missing roommate and a garda knocking on her door, her life spirals out of control fast....

©2018 Dervla McTiernan (P)2018 Dervla McTiernan

Our favorite moments from The Roommate

"Niahm Turley was asleep when the police knocked on the apartment door."
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"A sheet pulled over what must've been a body"
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  • The Roommate
  • "Niahm Turley was asleep when the police knocked on the apartment door."
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  • "A sheet pulled over what must've been a body"
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  • "Your neighbor mentioned you had a roommate."
Dervla McTiernan

About the Creator

Dervla McTiernan’s debut novel, The Rúin, was a critically acclaimed international bestseller published around the world. The Rúin won the Ned Kelly Award for Best First Fiction, the Davitt Award for Best Adult Fiction and the Barry Award for Best Original Paperback; and was shortlisted for numerous other awards. It was on the Amazon US Best Book of the Year list in 2018 and screen rights were snapped up by Hopscotch Features. Dervla’s second book, The Scholar, debuted into the Nielsen Bookscan Top 5 on release in 2019, and her third, The Good Turn, went straight to number 1, confirming her place as one of Australia’s best crime writers.
Born in County Cork, Ireland, to a family of seven, Dervla practiced as a corporate lawyer for twelve years. Following the global financial crisis, she moved with her family to Western Australia, where she now lives with her husband and two children. An avid fan of crime and detective novels from childhood, Dervla now writes full time.
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Aoife McMahon

About the Performer

Originally from Ireland, Aoife McMahon is an actress and voice-over artist with over 100 audiobooks to her credit. She regularly tops best-seller lists and The Times’s (UK) top titles. Aoife trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art and has gone on to work with the Royal Shakespeare Company, National, Young Vic, Royal Court, and Abbey theaters as well as BBC TV and Radio, RTÉ TV (Ireland), and many others. She has won awards both for her screen and audio work. Aoife lives in London and travels regularly to Sri Lanka, where she teaches kundalini yoga and takes time out to write.

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