Past Pupil Jennifer Burke (class of 2001) recently entered and won TV3ís Write a Bestseller -a competition which was run in conjunction with Poolbeg Press. As a result, she has signed a three book deal with Poolbeg and her first novel - T...he Secret Son -will be available in Irish bookshops in September 2013.
The Secret Son centres around two families whose lives have changed forever. Sean Murtagh is shocked to discover that his fatherís will disinherits his family and leaves everything to a secret son, Andrew Shaw.The inheritance offers a lifeline to the Shaw family, as twenty year old Andrew is in desperate need of a kidney transplant. Thrown together, the families attempt to deal with their changed realities while Andrew Shaw focuses on what he needs from the Murtaghs, something even more important than the inheritance