My debut book was published 2nd August 2018 with Chicken House Books.

You can now read the first chapter here: Chapter 1 THE SECRET DEEP

If you like it – order here:



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What reviewers are saying about The Secret Deep:

Galvin is a thrilling story-teller, untangling a dense plot in brief, suspenseful chapters, her prose almost trance-like…an inventive and touching story, from a novice who writes like an old pro.’ The Telegraph

An accomplished, original thriller from a debut author.’ The Bookseller

‘…mixing modern day sci-fi with myth, legends, mystery and adventure. Throw in a sensitive handling of grief and anxiety, along with a touch of modern day displacement and poverty issues, and you have an adrenaline packed story that will have you hooked.’ Reading Zone.

Lindsay Galvin is a creative new voice in science fiction. Real science is used to create mind-blowing magic, in an underwater world that will take your breath away – and give you gills instead.’Lauren James author of The Loneliest Girl in the Universe

Beautifully written and superbly told this is a truly original and spellbinding debut, perfect for teens seeking breath-taking new dystopian adventure.’ Jo

An enchanting dive into a nimble and mysterious story that never loses its power to surprise, a simultaneously magical and visceral experience which kept me gripped until the last page.’ David Owen author of Panther and The Fallen Children

The beauties and wonders of the deep are sensitively and carefully described, resulting in evocative, atmospheric passages…gripping from the first page, ‘The Secret Deep’ is an original, thought-provoking read which is beautifully written. A must read!’ North Somerset Teachers Book Awards

A beautiful sci-fi thriller with bucket loads of emotion…’ Lucy van Smit author of The Hurting