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Marita Conlon-mckenna - Author

About the Author

Marita Conlon-McKenna is a hugely successful Irish children's writer. Her first novel, UNDER THE HAWTHORN TREE, sold 250,000 copies in the Irish market alone. Her debut adult novel, THE MAGDALEN, was a number one bestseller in Ireland, followed by PROMISED LAND, MIRACLE WOMAN  and THE STONE HOUSE. She lives in Dublin with her husband and four children and is the chairperson of Irish PEN.

Featured books by Marita Conlon-mckenna

The Rose Garden

The Rose Garden

Author: Marita Conlon-mckenna Format: Paperback Release Date: 27/02/2014

Molly's perfect life comes crashing down following the unexpected death of her husband David. She is left alone with a big old house to maintain, finances in disarray and her hopes for happiness in a heap. But Molly is a survivor. Despite objections from her two daughters, Molly fears that the only solution will be to sell their beloved home. But as she finds herself drawn to the old neglected and overgrown walled rose garden and the dilapidated gardener's cottage attached, shesuddenly sees a future as shedecides to restore them. As the rose garden takes on a new life and starts to bloom again,Molly finds that she can look to the future with new confidence and hope.

Other books by Marita Conlon-mckenna

Snow Globe: Beyond the Stars

Snow Globe: Beyond the Stars

Author: Marita Conlon McKenna Format: eBook Release Date: 09/10/2014

A magical short story from the collection, BEYOND THE STARS, written and illustrated by two great Irish talents in children's fiction todayCass and her family have moved to Galway because of her dad's job and Cass is devastated - she misses her old friends and school, and hates living in a strange house in a strange town. But when she stumbles upon a mysterious antique snow globe at the local Christmas market, little does she know that her fortunes are about to change...A heartfelt story, beautifully complemented by gorgeous artwork.Look out for the other eleven stories - also available as e-shorts!

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