After signing a three-book deal with Poolbeg in 2018, Antoinette published her debut novel Home to Cavendish, earlier this year. It is a fast-paced work of women’s fiction, with a dual timeline moving between the Celtic Tiger and the Irish Civil War and set against the stately Cavendish Hall in Co. Cork. She is currently working on her second novel, The Secrets Left Behind. Antoinette studied English and History at NUI Maynooth, followed by a Higher Diploma in Communications. Before moving into public relations, she worked as a broadcast journalist. She currently works as a Communications and Events Manager and lives in rural Co. Kildare with her partner Ahmed.