"Wildest of All is a sex-and-death struggle spanning generations, portraying three women in search of an authentic life. It's a sharp and compelling tale that doesn't flinch from the big questions." Thomas Legendre
"A deeply moving and thought-provoking story about family ties, what breaks them, what heals and the wounds we all pick up as life swirls on." Lucy Cavendish
The Donnelly family are a tight-knit bunch, but when one of their own dies suddenly, the mother, the daughter-in-law, and the daughter, despite being united in grief, are each sent hurtling in wildly different directions.
From the churches of Glasgow to the nightclubs of London, can they find their way back to each other before it's too late? And in the wake of a parent's death, who exactly is responsible for looking after whom?
Lynch brings us an emotive journey, following Sissy, Anne and Jude as they navigate the roles of motherhood and family in the wake of the loss of a husband, father and son.
Pauline trained as an actor and her first professional job was playing Lizzie in the film of Irvine Welsh's novel, Trainspotting. After having a baby, Pauline completed her first stage play, Promise. Her second play, King of the Gypsies, played at the Edinburgh fringe, and then toured. She then enrolled on the MLitt Creative Writing programme at Glasgow University where Armadillos was awarded the Sceptre Prize for Fiction. Follow her on Twitter @lynchpinpauline