Lost Graves

S.A. Dunphy

The only sound in the forest was the wind through the branches; the only light came from the campfire. Jessie stood up, suddenly gripped by a powerful sense of dread. There was something – someone – beyond the darkness, through the trees…

When single father Joe Keenan and his young son Finbar make camp for the night in the ancient forest of Leitrim, little do they imagine their rural escape is about to turn into a nightmare. For deep in the woods they find a corpse… As the remains of dozens more victims are uncovered by police, it becomes clear this is the burial site of a serial killer who has obviously been active, unnoticed, for years.

Arrested for the murders, while his beloved son is sent into care, Joe pleads his innocence to no avail. But criminal behaviourist Jessie Boyle is convinced the killer is still out there. Determined to reunite Joe and his son, Jessie’s investigation turns towards the local community. Who knows the shadowy depths of the forest well enough to hide not just one, but many bodies?

Then someone else goes missing, and the situation takes a terrifying turn: it’s clear the killer is escalating their gruesome spree. Forced to enter the woods alone to save a life, Jessie runs from a killer so skilled at hiding and so clever at hunting, it will take every ounce of her strength to make it out alive…

A gripping, nail-biting crime thriller that will have you hooked from the first page to the final line. Fans of Patricia Gibney, Lisa Gardner and Lisa Regan will not want to miss this.

Readers love LOST GRAVES:

‘Terrific!… one heck of a rollercoaster rideI absolutely love this series! The last one was a cracker (a five star read) and if it’s possible this is an even better belter!!… dark, eerie, spooky and creepygoosebumps and fear tingles down the spineFantastic! Overall, this is a must-read series for me and I can’t wait for number three.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Oh man, what a rollercoaster of a ride… jaw-dropping and edge-of-the-seat… Instantly hooked… I literally couldn’t put it down… Fantastic book!’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Outstandingblew my mind!… I find this book to be both clever and brilliant. I simply could not put down this book, so I read it in one sitting. It made me anxious, heartbroken, and proud… The characters are so vivid and real. I have a clear film version of this book on my mind. Simply brilliant!Tove Reads, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Wow… [Dunphy] brings been watched from the shadows to a whole new level… Everything about this story give me the shivers.’ Spooky’s Maze Of Books, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

I can’t recommend this book enough!!!! This book definitely ticked all my boxes. Packed with tension and suspense. Plenty of heart in your mouth moments and a story that had me sat on the edge of my seat and tapping my kindle like a demented wood pecker. I loved the characters, the plot was clever and kept me guessing. A monster with a heart and a touch of folklore. I could not put this book down and finally turned the last page in the wee hours. Yes this book is that good. I can’t wait to read more from this very talented author.’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Detectives Boyle and Keneally are back with a bangThis series is outstanding… This is one police procedural series I recommend to all my friends.’ cayocosta72, ⭐⭐⭐⭐

This rollercoaster story will keep you up late into the night! You’ll want to go back and read book one, and you’ll eagerly be waiting on book 3!’ Bless Their Hearts Mom,


Filled with suspense, folklore, mystery, and urban myth… I couldn’t put this book down with all the twists and turns.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Amazing compelling characters, drama and tension and incredible intrigue. I loved the first book in this series, Bring Her Home, and this second book, Lost Graves, was even better. The eerie vibe never once let up.Robin Loves Reading, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Chilling and addictive This is compulsive reading and I didn’t want it to end.’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘An exciting read full of action and suspense… A fantastic second novel. I really enjoyed it and I can’t wait for the next instalment in this fab series. 5 stars from me.’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

An exciting, compulsive read with a few tricks up its sleeve… There is never a dull moment in this novel and no lull in proceedings so 5* all round… It’s fun and highly entertaining.’ NetGalley reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘I read it all in one go and the series has become one of my favourites. My only concern is how long I have to wait until the next book.’ @mariasbookmusings, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘A great read. I read this straight through and didn’t want it to end.’ Reader’s Den, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

A fast paced book… and sweeps you along to a thrilling finish… I strongly recommend it!’ @carolineo17, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Ancient, historic, mystic, secluded, and remote forest landscape located in Ireland is just perfect for a backdrop to the suspenseful, gripping, and entertaining crime drama. I really liked this.’ @rachel.fox.14224, ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘A wonderfully riveting crime novel… Crime and mystery readers will love this brilliant series!!!’ Goodreads reviewer, ⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘An absolutely gripping tale. Thrilling and keeps the reader guessing about what next.’ Frost At Midnite, ⭐⭐⭐⭐

Readers can’t get enough of S.A. Dunphy:

‘I opened the book yesterday morning and didn’t stop reading until I was finished… I just HAD to know how it ended!…This book sucked me inREAD THIS!! Set aside a day and start in the morning because once you start, you will not want to put this book down.’ My Novel Addiction ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Wow. This is just my kind of book!… It oozes menace, it’s chilling and it is hard to put down, exactly as described on the cover!! It’s a brace yourself and buckle up read!’ Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Wow… Fantastic… All guns blazing from the very startI was glued to each page5 stars from me.’ Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Gripping and magnificentThe Irishness of it all is just perfect… creating a world that is dark and utterly compelling.’ Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Wow! That ending was tense and I’ll definitely think about it for a long time… What really had me intrigued… was the folklore aspect. This elevated everything to a whole new level… If you’re looking for action, intrigue and a supersize helping of the macabre, you need to read this fantastic crime thriller!Griffbuck ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

‘From the opening page, this book caught my attention and the rapid pace did not let up until the final page leaving me wanting more… I certainly found it compelling. An absolute 5 star read for sure.’ Maria’s Book Musings ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

Wow, wow… Actually made me sit up straighter in my seat!Absolutely mesmerising… If you get the chance check this one out.’ NetGalley reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐

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