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Cathy Kelly is published around the world, with millions of books in print. Cathy is the bestselling author of The Honey Queen, Once in a Lifetime and Between Sisters, and is a No.1 bestseller in the UK, Ireland and Australia. Her trademark is warm and witty Irish storytelling about modern life, always with an uplifting message, a sense of community and strong female characters at the heart.

She lives with her family and their three dogs in County Wicklow, Ireland. She is also an Ambassador for UNICEF Ireland, raising funds and awareness for children orphaned by or living with HIV/AIDS.

Author photo © Barry McCall

If you like Cathy Kelly you might also like to read books by Carole Matthews, Maeve Binchy and Jane Costello.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Cathy Kelly

Secrets of a Happy Marriage by Cathy Kelly
Secrets of a Happy Marriage
Cathy Kelly
A gorgeously warm, loving, and occasionally tempestuous tale set within a large family as they learn to cope with grief, new loves, and family revelations. Bess has found love in her sixties, Jojo is desperate for children, Cari is focusing...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/07/2017
Secrets of a Happy Marriage by Cathy Kelly
Secrets of a Happy Marriage
Cathy Kelly
A gorgeously warm, loving, and occasionally tempestuous tale set within a large family as they learn to cope with grief, new loves, and family revelations. Bess has found love in her sixties, Jojo is desperate for children, Cari is focusing...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/03/2017
Between Sisters by Cathy Kelly
Reader Reviewed Between Sisters
Cathy Kelly
Another lovely, heartfelt, so very readable tale from Cathy Kelly. Sisters Cassie and Coco find plenty of bumps and difficulties in their path, and slowly begin to realise how trauma from their childhood is still affecting them today. Cathy Kelly...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/10/2016
Between Sisters by Cathy Kelly
Between Sisters
Cathy Kelly
The sparkling new novel from the Sunday Times bestselling author of The Honey Queen and It Started with Paris. Meet the women of Delaney Square ...Cassie has spent her married life doing everything right - making sure her...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970
It Started with Paris by Cathy Kelly
Reader Reviewed It Started with Paris
Cathy Kelly
A great read, you are never disappointed with a Cathy Kelly. What happened in Paris was a marriage proposal. What happens in the book is the preparation, the family entanglements, the background to the various people involved, the moving of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/07/2015
It Started with Paris by Cathy Kelly
Reader Reviewed It Started with Paris
Cathy Kelly
A great read, you are never disappointed with a Cathy Kelly. What happened in Paris was a marriage proposal. What happens in the book is the preparation, the family entanglements, the background to the various people involved, the moving of...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/02/2015
It Started with Paris by Cathy Kelly
Reader Reviewed It Started with Paris
Cathy Kelly
One of our Books of the Year 2014. A great read, you are never disappointed with a Cathy Kelly. What happened in Paris was a marriage proposal. What happens in the book is the preparation, the family entanglements, the background...
Format: Hardback - Released: 09/10/2014
The Honey Queen by Cathy Kelly
The Honey Queen
Cathy Kelly
Shortlisted for the Irish Book Awards Popular Fiction Book of the Year 2013. October 2013 Book of the Month. The tale of Lillie finding her roots, seeking biological parents, of travelling halfway...
Format: Paperback - Released: 26/09/2013
The Honey Queen by Cathy Kelly
The Honey Queen
Cathy Kelly
Friendship and beekeeping come together in a beautiful Irish setting for Cathy Kelly’s latest well observed, heartwarming book. A new arrival to the beautiful town of Redstone uses the lessons she has learnt from a hard life to help new...
Format: Hardback - Released: 14/02/2013
Christmas Magic by Cathy Kelly
Christmas Magic
Cathy Kelly
A magical collection of wise and witty bite-size stories, stuffed full of warmth and perfect to give you mini escapes whenever you need them. This festive collection of short stories is ideal for any fan of Maeve Binchy.
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/11/2012
The House on Willow Street by Cathy Kelly
The House on Willow Street
Cathy Kelly
A heart-warming novel from an author who will appeal to fans of Maeve Binchy. The setting of this book in an idyllic Irish coastal village called Avalon and it adds a warm glow to this feel-good story of four...
Format: Paperback - Released: 13/09/2012
The House on Willow Street by Cathy Kelly
The House on Willow Street
Cathy Kelly
March 2012 Book of the Month. The author is fast establishing herself as the new Maeve Binchy and the setting of this book in an idyllic Irish coastal village called Avalon...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/03/2012
Christmas Magic by Cathy Kelly
Christmas Magic
Cathy Kelly
A festive collection of short stories by Cathy Kelly, the number 1 best-selling author. Christmas Magic is full of charming and witty tales of life, love and the everyday dilemmas that we all face, all told in Cathy’s unique voice....
Format: Hardback - Released: 10/11/2011
Homecoming by Cathy Kelly
Homecoming
Cathy Kelly
What are the ingredients for a life well lived? The warm and wonderful new novel from the natural heir to Maeve Binchy.
Format: Paperback - Released: 17/03/2011
Once in a Lifetime by Cathy Kelly
Once in a Lifetime
Cathy Kelly
When life is full of changes, your friends are the ones who really count...Warm, captivating storytelling from the heart - treat yourself to some Cathy Kelly time.
Format: Paperback - Released: 03/09/2009
Lessons in Heartbreak by Cathy Kelly
Lessons in Heartbreak
Cathy Kelly
Three Lives. Three Loves. Three Reasons to Let Go - the compelling new novel from the international No.1 bestselling author.
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/06/2008
Always And Forever by Cathy Kelly
Always And Forever
Cathy Kelly
Friendship and warmth are the hallmarks of Cathy Kelly’s novels and this one is absolutely no exception. Always and Forever interweaves the ever-changing lives of three women – Mel, a high-flying career woman who decides on voluntary redundancy, Frankie, a...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/06/2008
Best of Friends by Cathy Kelly
Best of Friends
Cathy Kelly
Four very different women are drawn together in the warm and engaging new novel by the bestselling author of Just Between Us.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/06/2008
Just Between Us by Cathy Kelly
Just Between Us
Cathy Kelly
Friends this good are hard to find...What's the secret of the fabulous Miller girls? Another bestseller full of Cathy Kelly's trademark warmth, romance, optimism and wit.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/06/2008
Someone Like You by Cathy Kelly
Someone Like You
Cathy Kelly
They all just want one thing in life - and then they'll be truly happy... From the No. 1 international bestseller Cathy Kelly, a novel of love and longing, wishes and yearning.
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/06/2008
What She Wants by Cathy Kelly
What She Wants
Cathy Kelly
Sometimes what you want isn't always what you need When Matt decides to uproot his family and move to Ireland, his wife Hope has no choice but to go with him. But their move is a far cry from the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/06/2008
Past Secrets by Cathy Kelly
Past Secrets
Cathy Kelly
Warm, eventful, addictive, poignant and emotional. Not her best but Kelly fans will love it. Newcomers have a treat in store.Similar this month: Marian Keyes, Carole Matthews.Comparison: Maeve Binchy, Erica James, Patricia...
Format: Paperback (a Format) - Released: 22/12/2007

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