★★★★★ ‘A captivating page-turner.’ DOUGLAS WOLFE (The Prediction)

★★★★★ ‘Read it in one sitting! The characters were rich, the plot was believable and the twist was downright wicked!’ CINDY ROBERTSON (Shred of Doubt)

★★★★★ ‘Brilliant, fast paced, full of suspense and very well written.’ GILI (The Shattered Conscience)

★★★★★ ‘There is something brilliant and enticing about a novel where one of the central conflicts is that you very much want for two mutually exclusive things to happen.’ ANNE DOUCETTE (The Prediction)

★★★★★ ‘Shred of Doubt will have you constantly trying to solve a twenty-five year old crime. The unraveling of secrets will cause pure disbelief.’ PHYLLIS KRALL (Shred of Doubt)

The Prediction

Book cover of The Prediction
The Prediction


Nobody knows the day they’ll die
…until now

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The Shattered Conscience

The Shattered Conscience
The Shattered Conscience

The Shattered Conscience is a thriller intertwined with a human tale about dealing with mistakes from the past and making you question how far you would go to protect the ones you love.

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Shred of Doubt

Book cover of Shred of Doubt

A girl missing for twenty-five years. Presumed dead. Until now…

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Darren grew up in in Dublin, Ireland and studied Biotechnology at Dublin City University. At various points in his life he worked as a forensic scientist in the UK, Matt Dillon’s Stand-In in Cambodia, a waiter in the USA, a molecular biologist in Australia, a divemaster in Thailand and (currently) a publisher of scientific journals in the Netherlands.

In 2015, his first novel “The Prediction” reached #4 in the Amazon Best Seller list of Mystery, Thriller & Suspense. His second novel “The Shattered Conscience” was released in 2016 and reached #1 on Amazon Canada.

His third novel “Shred of Doubt” was released in summer 2020.


Further reading:

Darren Sugrue: the art of crafting science thrillers >>

Contact Darren

Darren loves to hear from readers and always responds:

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