I Shot the Devil: Evil lurks in pitch-black thriller from an Irish/Australian author

Dublin-born Ruth McIver’s bleak and darkly humorous crime novel won Australia’s Richell Prize for emerging writers in 2018 and has just been published here

Ruth McIvor’s novel, I Shot the Devil, is tense and taut, taking the reader on a blood and alcohol-soaked trek from Long Island to the Florida swamps with a plot as twisty and dark as a midnight rollercoaster.