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All to Play For

Thirteen year old Anna is struggling to cope with the recent loss of her father, when she discovers a forgotten gift from him - a pair of bright orange football socks. With the help of these brightly coloured good-luck charms, Anna slowly begins to gain confidence both on and off the pitch. 

Behind the Walls

A City Besieged

Derry. 1689. The city’s inhabitants resist all attempts by the King James’s men to storm their gates. Outside, the soldiers reckon the only effective weapon they have left is to starve them out...

The Butterfly Shell

Marie is hurting. Between the mean girls tormenting her by day and a ghostly cry waking her at night, her first year at secondary school was far from what she had expected. But Marie is now writing her story, the story of a very strange year and a very special shell which was found in a most unexpected place.

A Cage of Roots

Book 1 in the Ayla Trilogy

Written by and Illustrated by Matt Griffin

Magic exists beneath our feet, if we only know where to look …

Growing up in a New York orphanage, Ayla has no idea she has Irish roots. It is not until she comes to Ireland that she finds out just how deep her roots really are...

Dancing in the Dark

Part of a dance team who have turned from friends to enemies. Dealing with her dead brother’s ghost -- things sure aren't easy for Jessie! Her brother James -- sports star, popular kid, and apple of her parents' eyes -- has died in an accident, leaving Jessie to cope with her parents, classmates and stagefright.

A Girl Called Blue

The orphanage is the only home Blue has ever known. She is desperate to find out who she really is. The closed file in stern Sister Regina's office holds the secret of her identity. And that is forbidden territory ...

Pawns

Ireland's War of Independence

During the War of Independence, friends Johnny, Stella and Alice grapple with conflicting loyalties – then matters come dramatically to a head on the night the Black and Tans set Balbriggan ablaze during a murderous night of vengeance.

The Rainbow Bridge

Book 2: The Louise Trilogy


In another time and another country, the portrait of Louise Eeden continues to influence the lives of all it touches.

Spies

Ireland’s War of Independence. United friends ... divided loyalties

As the War of Independence grows more lethal, the three friends must decide where their loyalties lie. Then a secret from Johnny’s past changes everything…

Storm Weaver

Book 2 in the Ayla Trilogy

Written by and Illustrated by Matt Griffin

Book Two. Descending into the ancient world of Fal, Ayla discovers she can conjure storms ...

Stormclouds

New Friends. Old Differences.

Twins Dylan and Emma Goldman move from Washington to Belfast when their journalist father is sent to cover the turbulent early days of the civil rights movement. The complicated friendships prove life-threatening when the simmering tensions in Northern Ireland erupt into violence in the summer of 1969.

Taking Sides

A Boy. A Girl. A Nation Torn Apart.

Dublin, 1922. Working class Annie Reilly is thrilled to win a scholarship to Eccles Street School. Through a classmate she meets Peter Scanlon, a student in Belvedere College. Peter sides with the rebels in the Civil War and carries messages for them. When Annie’s life is threatened, he has to decide where his loyalties lie.