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Summary

Twin sisters. An isolated community. Generations of dark secrets....

Sixteen-year-old twins Madeline and Catlin move to a new life in Ballyfrann, a strange isolated Irish town, a place where the earth is littered with small corpses and unspoken truths. A place where, for generations, teenage girls have gone missing in the surrounding mountains. As distance grows between the twins - as Catlin falls in love, and Madeline begins to understand her own nascent witchcraft - Madeline discovers that Ballyfrann is a place full of predators. And when Catlin falls into the gravest danger of all, Madeline must ask herself who she really is and who she wants to be - or, rather, who she might have to become to save her sister. 

©2019 Deirdre Sullivan (P)2019 Bonnier Books UK

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"Sullivan has an eye for the uncanny, a taste for the macabre, and a gift for beautiful prose. Perfectly Preventable Deaths is her best book yet." (Louise O'Neill) 

"This is the novel the recent Sabrina reboot wishes it could be - a thrilling, eerie exploration of sisterhood, first love and dark powers hiding out of sight." (Dave Rudden)

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Beautifully written

Beautifullly written. A really lovely story. And the voice acting is also on point.