Irish writer wins £10k for debut novel
Published 28/10/2013 | 01:55
IRISH writer Nicola White has won the 2013 Dundee International Book Prize, the UK's most lucrative award for debut novelists.
She receives the £10,000 (€11,720) cash prize and a publishing deal for 'In The Rosary Garden', a crime thriller inspired by a true case of infanticide in Ireland in the 1980s.
They described Ms White's book as "courageous and intelligent".
The author grew up in Dublin and New York and she now lives on the Clyde coast in Scotland.