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Druids Hill

Druids Hill

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Druids Hill is set in Manchester and starts with the shocking murder of a fourteen year old – an unsolved crime. Many years later journalist Emma Tulip witnesses a death on a demonstration against General Pinochet. She had investigated the previous unsolved murder, and somehow these two deaths appeared to be linked. And Emma is now at risk herself.

Druids Hill is a story of police corruption, secret deals, assassination, torture and greed. Druids Hill is a political thriller linking events of today with those of the past.

“A superb new writer…a tightly executed range of experiences and styles.” — Vogue

“Narrates terrible and bizarre events in a manner at once stiff and playful…” — the Guardian for Rejoice

Praise for KssssS:

“Carl Tighe has done it again, as he leaps up into the cosmos to pull down a tale that nicely sums up the finesse and folly that is man.”
— Jabberwocky Webb

Carl Tighe writes fiction and nonfiction – his awards include: Manchester City Life Writer of the Year, Shortlist for Whitbread First Novel Award, The Irish Times Fiction Award, and Author’s Club Award. He lives in Manchester and teaches creative writing at Derby University.

Past publishers include Cape, Routledge, IMPress, Pluto… This book is the first in a new series — Five Leaves Crime.