Shane Hegarty - Author Picture

Shane Hegarty - Author

Shane Hegarty was the Arts Editor of the Irish Times, but left to be a full time writer after DARKMOUTH sold in a frenzied auction at Bologna Book Fair in 2013. He lives with his family near Dublin.

Author photo by Róisín Macken-Price

Featured Books, with extracts, by Shane Hegarty

Chaos Descends
Shane Hegarty - illustrated by James De La Rue
In a nutshell: monster monster-hunting fun Book three in Shane Hegarty's Darkmouth series serves up another helping of monster battles, with the skilful mix of humour and horror we've come to expect. Finn's 13th birthday is approaching and it...
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Format: Paperback | Released 28/07/2016
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Reader ReviewedChaos Descends
Shane Hegarty
April 2016 Book of the Month In a nutshell: monster monster-hunting fun Book three in Shane Hegarty's Darkmouth series serves up another helping of monster battles, with the skilful mix of humour and horror we've come to expect. Finn's 13th...
Lovereading Price: £10.39 - Saving £2.60 (20%) Featured in: 9+ readers | 11+ readers
Format: Hardback | Released 07/04/2016
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Reader ReviewedWorlds Explode
Shane Hegarty
The story of Darkmouth, seaside town and gateway to other nastier worlds, continues! Twelve year old Finn is one of the last of the Legend Hunters, but not a particularly lucky one. His father is missing, trapped on the Infested...
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Format: Paperback | Released 31/12/2015
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Reader ReviewedWorlds Explode
Shane Hegarty
A Reader Review Panel Pick of the Year 2015 - chosen by Sam Harper, aged 11 The story of Darkmouth, seaside town and gateway to other nastier worlds, continues! Twelve year old Finn is one of the last of the...
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Format: Hardback | Released 30/07/2015
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Reader ReviewedDarkmouth
Shane Hegarty
One of our Books of the Year 2015 - May 2015 Debut of the Month Darkmouth might appear to be a normal seaside town, but it's really not the kind of place you'd want to go on holiday. In fact...
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Format: Paperback | Released 07/05/2015
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Reader ReviewedDarkmouth
Shane Hegarty
February 2015 Debut of the Month Darkmouth might appear to be a normal seaside town, but it's really not the kind of place you'd want to go on holiday. In fact Darkmouth is a Blighted Village, one of the last...
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Format: Hardback | Released 29/01/2015
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