Book #1 Madam Tulip

Derry O’Donnell, out-of-work actress, is young, talented, a teeny bit psychic… and broke.

Spurred on by an ultimatum from her awesomely high-achieving mother, and with a little help from her theatrical friends, Derry embarks on a part-time career as Madam Tulip, fortune teller to the rich and famous. But at her first fortune-telling gig – a celebrity charity weekend in a castle – a famous rap artist will die.

As Derry is drawn deeper into a seedy world of celebrities, supermodels and millionaires, she finds herself playing the most dangerous role of her acting life. Trapped in a maze of intrigue, money and drugs, Derry’s attempts at amateur detective could soon destroy her friends, her ex-lover, her father and herself.

Madam Tulip is the first in a series of Tulip adventures in which Derry O’Donnell, celebrity fortune-teller and reluctant detective, plays the most exciting and perilous roles of her acting life, drinks borage tea, and fails to understand her parents.

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“If you are in the mood for a fun mystery that is sure to keep you entertained, this one is for you!” – readexplorerepeat

“Made me laugh out loud.” – booksandwinegums

“Omg! This book was so much fun!” 
“Give this one a go, my dear readers. You will love it!” – readsandreels

“Madam Tulip is pure entertainment, striking an ideal balance of comedy and suspense, with a cast of delightful eccentrics flailing their way through a gripping adventure that culminates in a satisfyingly cataclysmic conclusion.” – thenewpodlerreviews

” Snarky dialog and quips, great characters, terrific settings (Dublin! Yay!) and nicely-delivered humor.  If you’re up for a funny, well-written genre mashup with memorable characters and a great sense of voice and style, I’d recommend Madam Tulip.” – barbtaub.com

“Madam Tulip is pure entertainment, striking an ideal balance of comedy and suspense, with a cast of delightful eccentrics flailing their way through a gripping adventure that culminates in a satisfyingly cataclysmic conclusion.” – thenewpodlerreviews

” Snarky dialog and quips, great characters, terrific settings (Dublin! Yay!) and nicely-delivered humor. ”
” If you’re up for a funny, well-written genre mashup with memorable characters and a great sense of voice and style, I’d recommend Madam Tulip.” – barbtaub.com

” If you’ve ever found yourself musing that Bridget Jones or Sex and the City could use a bit of paranormal murder, then Madam Tulip may be the book for you.”

“But the real charm of this story… (relies on) …the witty prose and quirky tone of the dialogue, which bring the reader headlong into Derry’s world. Ahern keeps the laughs coming from beginning to end.” – Ryan Collins (The Bandwagon)

 

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