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Sheila O'Flanagan - Author

About the Author

Sheila O'Flanagan pursued a very successful career in banking, foreign exchange dealing and treasury management before becoming a full-time writer based in Dublin. She started her first novel, DREAMING OF A STRANGER, at the age of thirty-five and it was published in 1997. She also writes a weekly column for the Irish Times and in her spare time plays badminton at competition level.

 

Featured books by Sheila O'Flanagan

The Missing Wife

The Missing Wife

Author: Sheila O'Flanagan Format: Paperback Release Date: 09/03/2017

Readers of Marian Keyes, Lisa Jewell and Santa Montefiore will love Sunday Times bestselling author Sheila O'Flanagan's THE MISSING WIFE - the riveting story of a woman determined to escape, the man who wants to find her and the friends and family unaware of the dark truth. Set in the glorious, sunny south of France. Have you ever wanted to disappear? When Imogen Naughton vanishes, everyone who knows her is shocked. She has a perfect marriage. Her handsome husband treats her like a princess. She's always said how lucky she is. So why has she left? And how will she survive without Vince? What goes on behind closed doors is often a surprise, and Imogen surprises herself by taking the leap she knows she must. But as she begins her journey to find the woman she once was, Imogen's past is right behind her...Will it catch up with her? And will she be ready to face it if it does?

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Things We Never Say

Things We Never Say

Author: Sheila O'Flanagan Format: Paperback Release Date: 24/04/2014

 Abbey Andersen's life in San Francisco is in serious danger of hitting a rut. She's pretty sure it doesn't get worse than being dumped by post-it note, and her current job is hardly the best outlet for her creative talents. Meanwhile in Ireland Fred Fitzpatrick is finding it impossible to keep his grown-up children and their families on side, and they're a demanding lot at the best of times. But when Fred asks solicitor Ryan Gilligan to contact Abbey about a long-buried family secret, things start to change dramatically. And not everyone affected is happy about it...

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Better Together

Better Together

Author: Sheila O'Flanagan Format: Paperback Release Date: 11/04/2013

The fabulously addictive new novel from No. 1 bestselling author Sheila O'Flanagan. When high-flying journalist Sheridan Gray loses her job, her boyfriend and her flat, she knows she must pick herself up and make a new start. But how will she adjust to small-town living and local reporting? Meanwhile, home-loving Nina Fallon's life is shattered when the exploits of her actor husband become national news. Now she's avoiding friends as she runs Ardbawn's guesthouse on her own. When Sheridan moves into Ardbawn, she realises Nina holds the key to a story that will make her name as a reporter again. But as she gets closer to the truth, Sheridan risks jeopardising her relationship with the man she has come to love. Is she better off going it alone? Or is love the greatest prize of all?

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All For You

All For You

Author: Sheila O'Flanagan Format: Paperback Release Date: 26/04/2012

The new fabulously addictive read from the No. 1 bestselling author As TV's favourite weather forecaster, Lainey is good at making predictions. But what she doesn't foresee is that her own life is about to hit a stormy patch. With a string of failed relationships behind her, surely history isn't about to repeat itself with her beloved Ken? To add fuel to the fire, her estranged mother announces that she's returning to Dublin. Deanna has always been dismissive of Lainey's choices - particularly in men. And Deanna's lectures are the last thing Lainey needs now. Yet is there more to her mother than she knows? Uncovering some long-concealed family secrets, Lainey begins to reassess her life. Is the happy-ever-after she's always dreamed of really what she wants after all?

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Other books by Sheila O'Flanagan

The Missing Wife

The Missing Wife

Author: Sheila O'Flanagan Format: Paperback Release Date: 09/03/2017

Readers of Marian Keyes, Lisa Jewell and Santa Montefiore will love Sunday Times bestselling author Sheila O'Flanagan's THE MISSING WIFE - the riveting story of a woman determined to escape, the man who wants to find her and the friends and family unaware of the dark truth. Set in the glorious, sunny south of France. Have you ever wanted to disappear? When Imogen Naughton vanishes, everyone who knows her is shocked. She has a perfect marriage. Her handsome husband treats her like a princess. She's always said how lucky she is. So why has she left? And how will she survive without Vince? What goes on behind closed doors is often a surprise, and Imogen surprises herself by taking the leap she knows she must. But as she begins her journey to find the woman she once was, Imogen's past is right behind her...Will it catch up with her? And will she be ready to face it if it does?

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The Missing Wife: The Unputdownable Bestseller

The Missing Wife: The Unputdownable Bestseller

Author: Sheila O'Flanagan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 09/03/2017

Readers of Marian Keyes, Lisa Jewell and Santa Montefiore will love Sunday Times bestselling author Sheila O'Flanagan's THE MISSING WIFE. Have you ever wanted to disappear? When Imogen Naughton vanishes, everyone who knows her is shocked. She has a perfect marriage. Her handsome husband treats her like a princess. She's always said how lucky she is. So why has she left? And how will she survive without Vince? What goes on behind closed doors is often a surprise, and Imogen surprises herself by taking the leap she knows she must. But as she begins her journey to find the woman she once was, Imogen's past is right behind her... Will it catch up with her? And will she be ready to face it if it does?

The Missing Wife: The Unputdownable Bestseller

The Missing Wife: The Unputdownable Bestseller

Author: Sheila O'Flanagan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/06/2016

Readers of Marian Keyes, Lisa Jewell and Santa Montefiore will love Sunday Times bestselling author Sheila O'Flanagan's THE MISSING WIFE. Have you ever wanted to disappear? When Imogen Naughton vanishes, everyone who knows her is shocked. She has a perfect marriage. Her handsome husband treats her like a princess. She's always said how lucky she is. So why has she left? And how will she survive without Vince? What goes on behind closed doors is often a surprise, and Imogen surprises herself by taking the leap she knows she must. But as she begins her journey to find the woman she once was, Imogen's past is right behind her... Will it catch up with her? And will she be ready to face it if it does?

The Missing Wife: The Unputdownable Bestseller

The Missing Wife: The Unputdownable Bestseller

Author: Sheila O'Flanagan Format: Hardback Release Date: 01/06/2016

Readers of Marian Keyes, Lisa Jewell and Santa Montefiore will love Sunday Times bestselling author Sheila O'Flanagan's THE MISSING WIFE. Have you ever wanted to disappear? When Imogen Naughton vanishes, everyone who knows her is shocked. She has a perfect marriage. Her handsome husband treats her like a princess. She's always said how lucky she is. So why has she left? And how will she survive without Vince? What goes on behind closed doors is often a surprise, and Imogen surprises herself by taking the leap she knows she must. But as she begins her journey to find the woman she once was, Imogen's past is right behind her... Will it catch up with her? And will she be ready to face it if it does?

Tarts ki mellettem!

Tarts ki mellettem!

Author: Sheila O'Flanagan Format: eBook Release Date: 01/06/2016

Dominique Brady, az onbizalomhianyos fiatal lany pincernokent dolgozik egy hamburgerbarban, ahol megismerkedik Brendan Delahaye-jel, a nagyra toro uzletemberrel. Bar a legtobben nem josolnak nagy jovot ennek a kapcsolatnak, Dominique es Brandan osszehazasodnak. Minden ugy alakul, akar a meseben: a feleseg kedves es elbuvolo, a ferj pedig egyre sikeresebb. Hirtelen azonban minden megvaltozik, amikor Branden mindenfele magyarazat nelkul eltunik. Dominique magara marad, es kenytelen szembesulni azzal, hogy a sajat labara kell allnia es egyedul kell gondoskodnia magarol, a kislanyarol... Vajon van-e benne eleg batorsag, akaratero es kitartas mindehhez? A Tarts ki mellettem! lebilincselo regeny arrol, hogy azokrol sem tudhatunk mindent, akiket szeretunk, es hogy minden veg valami ujnak a kezdete. "e;Nagyszabasu, meghato tortenet, az irono rajongoi szamara valodi csemege."e; (Daily Mail) "e;Tele van romantikaval es humorral, es persze a varatlan fordulat sem hianyozhat... Ez a konyv kiragadja az embert a legsotetebb rosszkedvbol is!"e; (RTE Guide) A Konyvjelzo magazin 2013. julius-augusztusi szamaban megjelent, a konyvhoz kapcsolodo cikk: Konyvek a csikos napernyo alatt

Crystal Run: The Crystal Run Book 1

Crystal Run: The Crystal Run Book 1

Author: Sheila O'Flanagan Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/05/2016

The gripping children's debut from the Sunday Times and Irish Times No. 1 bestselling author. A page-turning fantasy quest for children aged 10 and older and fans of Cornelia Funke, Susan Cooper and Philip Pullman. Joe is being chased by bullies from school when he accidentally runs through a portal to another world. He finds himself in a training camp for a group of teenage boys and girls who will become Runners. Runners are the protectors of Carcassia. They must travel through the Kanabian enemy territory to replace the rare and powerful Kerala crystals which power the shield that protects Carcassia. Once the Runners have achieved their objective, a toxin is released into their bodies and they die. No one is permitted to return through the shield. And nobody can remain in the enemy territory. Hoping to find a way back to Earth, Joe accompanies the Runner, Kaia. A delicate friendship develops between the two, and Joe wonders if he can save Kaia as well as himself. But as they pursue their Run, they come to question the histories they've been given, and the ambition of their enemy. The Run becomes more dangerous than anyone could have envisaged.

My Mother's Secret A warm family drama full of humour and heartache

My Mother's Secret A warm family drama full of humour and heartache

Author: Sheila O'Flanagan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/03/2016

When Steffie helps her two siblings organize a surprise wedding anniversary party for their parents her only worry is whether they'll be pleased. What she doesn't know is this is the day that her whole world will be turned upside down. Jenny wants to be able to celebrate her ruby anniversary with the man she loves, but for forty years she has kept a secret. A secret that she can't bear to hide any longer. But is it ever the right time to hurt the people closest to you? As the entire family gather to toast the happy couple, they're expecting a day to remember. The trouble is, it's not going to be for the reasons they imagined...

My Mother's Secret A warm family drama full of humour and heartache

My Mother's Secret A warm family drama full of humour and heartache

Author: Sheila O'Flanagan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 10/03/2016

Sheila O'Flanagan's MY MOTHER'S SECRET is a thought-provoking and unputdownable novel about a family reeling from the news that nothing about their parents' marriage is what they believed it to be. A wonderful read perfect for fans of Veronica Henry and Lisa Jewell. When Steffie helps her two siblings organize a surprise wedding anniversary party for their parents her only worry is whether they'll be pleased. What she doesn't know is this is the day that her whole world will be turned upside down. Jenny wants to be able to celebrate her ruby anniversary with the man she loves, but for forty years she has kept a secret. A secret that she can't bear to hide any longer. But is it ever the right time to hurt the people closest to you? As the entire family gather to toast the happy couple, they're expecting a day to remember. The trouble is, it's not going to be for the reasons they imagined... What readers are saying about My Mother's Secret: 'A novel with humour and heartache and a believable ending. Heart-warming, entertaining and very enjoyable' Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars 'Sheila O'Flanagan always seems to create a cast of characters that you can identify with and care about. My Mother's Secret is no exception. I found myself instantly connecting with them' Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars 'A great book in true Sheila O'Flanagan style. The characters are all great warm-hearted Irish folk and there are many laughs and twists and turns along the way' Amazon reviewer, 5 stars

Caroline's Sister

Caroline's Sister

Author: Sheila O'Flanagan Format: eBook Release Date: 01/02/2016

Someone Special

Someone Special

Author: Sheila O'Flanagan Format: eBook Release Date: 01/09/2014

If You Were Me

If You Were Me

Author: Sheila O'Flanagan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/07/2014

From Sheila O'Flanagan, the Number One bestselling author of Someone Special and Things We Never Say, comes an unputdownable, heart-searching new novel for every woman who still remembers her first love... On a sultry summer evening in Seville, anything can happen... Carlotta O'Keefe is happily engaged, and the wedding plans are coming together. She's clear about her future path, both personally and in her busy career. Maybe Chris doesn't make her heart race every time she sees him, but you can't have that feeling for ever. Can you? Then, on a trip to Seville, Carlotta runs into Luke Evans. Luke broke her heart so long ago she'd almost convinced herself she'd forgotten him. Now, he's not that boy any more, but an attractive and intriguing man. And he can explain everything that happened way back when. Suddenly Carlotta's not so sure of anything any more. Except that what she decides now will shape the rest of her life...

Things We Never Say

Things We Never Say

Author: Sheila O'Flanagan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/04/2014

The irresistible new novel from No. 1 bestselling author Sheila O'Flanagan. Abbey Andersen's life in San Francisco is in serious danger of hitting a rut. She's pretty sure it doesn't get worse than being dumped by post-it note, and her current job is hardly the best outlet for her creative talents. Meanwhile in Ireland Fred Fitzpatrick is finding it impossible to keep his grown-up children and their families on side, and they're a demanding lot at the best of times. But when Fred asks solicitor Ryan Gilligan to contact Abbey about a long-buried family secret, things start to change dramatically. And not everyone affected is happy about it...

Things We Never Say

Things We Never Say

Author: Sheila O'Flanagan Format: Paperback Release Date: 24/04/2014

 Abbey Andersen's life in San Francisco is in serious danger of hitting a rut. She's pretty sure it doesn't get worse than being dumped by post-it note, and her current job is hardly the best outlet for her creative talents. Meanwhile in Ireland Fred Fitzpatrick is finding it impossible to keep his grown-up children and their families on side, and they're a demanding lot at the best of times. But when Fred asks solicitor Ryan Gilligan to contact Abbey about a long-buried family secret, things start to change dramatically. And not everyone affected is happy about it...

ebook of the month
Better Together

Better Together

Author: Sheila O'Flanagan Format: Paperback Release Date: 11/04/2013

The fabulously addictive new novel from No. 1 bestselling author Sheila O'Flanagan. When high-flying journalist Sheridan Gray loses her job, her boyfriend and her flat, she knows she must pick herself up and make a new start. But how will she adjust to small-town living and local reporting? Meanwhile, home-loving Nina Fallon's life is shattered when the exploits of her actor husband become national news. Now she's avoiding friends as she runs Ardbawn's guesthouse on her own. When Sheridan moves into Ardbawn, she realises Nina holds the key to a story that will make her name as a reporter again. But as she gets closer to the truth, Sheridan risks jeopardising her relationship with the man she has come to love. Is she better off going it alone? Or is love the greatest prize of all?

ebook of the month
Better Together

Better Together

Author: Sheila O'Flanagan Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 28/02/2013

BETTER TOGETHER is a fabulously addictive novel from No. 1 bestselling author Sheila O'Flanagan, When high-flying journalist Sheridan Gray loses her job, her boyfriend and her flat, she knows she must pick herself up and make a new start. But how will she adjust to small-town living and local reporting? Meanwhile, home-loving Nina Fallon's life is shattered when the exploits of her actor husband become national news. Now she's avoiding friends as she runs Ardbawn's guesthouse on her own. When Sheridan moves into Ardbawn, she realises Nina holds the key to a story that will make her name as a reporter again. But as she gets closer to the truth, Sheridan risks jeopardising her relationship with the man she has come to love. Is she better off going it alone? Or is love the greatest prize of all?