Problems with Girls

The DI Sloane series. Book 2

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Where are the young women here? Can you even see them? 

After taking some leave, DI Harriet Sloane comes back to work at Strandtown PSNI station, East Belfast, to be faced with a murder case. A young political activist has been stabbed to death in the office of a progressive political party where she works as an intern. The killer seems to have a problem with girls, and is about to strike again.

Problems with Girls is a fast-paced detective novel that will keep you gripped till the very last word. For fans of Denise Mina.

Set in 2018, a month after the Belfast Rape Trial and the #ibelieveher rallies that took place throughout Ireland, this novel asks questions about cyberbullying, mental health and consent. 


‘So clever.’

‘The author is skilled at creating character and place.’

‘A finely written and twisty detective thriller.’


‘Possibly even better than The Sleeping Season.

‘An expertly plotted, contextually relevant story.’

‘This series goes from strength to strength.’