PUBLISHED 04/05/17

When you discover something precious,
should you hold it close
or share it with the world?

Following the death of her father, Laura Button’s hidden life in remote West Cork is revealed. Encountering her by accident, deep in the woods, Solomon Fallon feels an instant connection.

Laura, nicknamed Lyrebird for her gift with sound, has a talent that offers her a passport into the world. Through Solomon, she seeks a new life. But Solomon’s fear is that the world won’t set Lyrebird free. Instead, it will put her in a cage…

The story that unfolds is one of a quite extraordinary love.


    ‘A unique look at secrets…beautifully crafted’


‘A moving, beautiful novel’

Sunday Telegraph

‘Thought-provoking, lyrical, and really rather lovely’


‘A heartfelt love story’

The Pool

‘Bursting with narrative verve and ear for language…a writer hitting their prime’