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Carmel Harrington - Author

About the Author

Carmel Harrington lives with her husband, Roger, and children, Amelia and Nate, in a small coastal village in Wexford. She credits the idyllic setting as a constant source of inspiration to her. She has won several international awards including Kindle Book of Year and Romantic eBook of Year at the Festival of Romance in 2013 for her debut novel, Beyond Grace's Rainbow.Carmel is a regular on Irish TV as one of the panelists on TV3's Midday show, as well as being interviewed on RTE1's Today show, TV3's IrelandAM and The Morning Show. She has also been interviewed on US TV - Indiana's WNDU. A regular guest on radio stations nationally, including BBC Radio 1 Ulster, RTE Radio 1, Newstalk, SouthEastRadio, Artyfacts and many more regional stations. A popular freelance writer, she has written features for the Irish Independent, Daily Mail, Evening Herald, Woman's Way and acclaimed online blog, Mothering In The Middle.Carmel is also a popular motivational keynote speaker at events in Ireland, UK and US.To find out more about Carmel, go to www.carmelharrington.com.

Featured books by Carmel Harrington

Other books by Carmel Harrington

A Thousand Roads Home `A Weepy but Important Book' Cecelia Ahern

A Thousand Roads Home `A Weepy but Important Book' Cecelia Ahern

Author: Carmel Harrington Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 18/10/2018

`I read it. I LOVE it! A very VERY special book' Marian Keyes `Brave and original' Liz Nugent `Belongs in everyone's hearts' Hazel Gaynor Where is home? Wherever the people you love are. Single mother, Ruth, and her son, DJ, have never truly fitted in, but that didn't matter, so long as they were together. When their home comes under threat, their quiet life will change forever. DJ meets Tom, a man who ten years ago walked out of his house and never looked back. Ruth, DJ and Tom have all felt like outsiders. Burdened with grief and insecurities, they are not living their best lives. But together, these three ordinary people will do an extraordinary thing... `A remarkable, special joyous book that captured my heart' Alex Brown `Fearless, brave and so full of heart...Carmel has written her first number one' Claudia Carroll

Cold Feet: The Lost Years

Cold Feet: The Lost Years

Author: Carmel Harrington Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/06/2018

HILARIOUS AND HEARTBREAKING OFFICIAL COLD FEET NOVEL FROM THE HIT TV SERIES. What happened to your favourite characters between series five and six of Mike Bullen's award-winning TV series? ********** Reeling from the sudden death of Rachel, his beloved wife, Adam has no time to grieve. He has to keep going, for the sake of their baby son. Jenny moves back in with ex-husband Pete, eight and a half months pregnant with another man's child. Can their relationship overcome past jealousies? Karen and David agree to an amicable divorce - but that's before he sleeps with the divorce lawyer . . . ******* THE LOST YEARS is an irresistible chance to catch up on all the laughter, the tears, the life lessons we missed while they were gone. 'I loved it. The characters have been captured so well and it just feels so like Mike Bullen's creation . . . Harrington should be very proud - it really is fabulous! Margaret Conway, Line Producer Cold Feet

Woman at 72 Derry Lane: A gripping, emotional page turner that will make you laugh and cry

Woman at 72 Derry Lane: A gripping, emotional page turner that will make you laugh and cry

Author: Carmel Harrington Format: eBook Release Date: 16/11/2017

'A complete page-turner and an emotional rollercoaster. Tissues will be required' Sinead Moriarty 'A wonderfully life-affirming book...Carmel Harrington writes with such honesty' New York Times bestselling author, Hazel GaynorOn a leafy suburban street in Dublin, beautiful, poised Stella Greene lives with her successful husband, Matt. The perfect couple in every way, Stella appears to have it all. Next door, at number 72 however, lives Rea Brady. Gruff, bad-tempered and rarely seen besides the twitching of her net curtains, rumour has it she's lost it all...including her marbles if you believe the neighbourhood gossip.But appearances can be deceiving and when Stella and Rea's worlds collide they realise they have much in common. Both are trapped in a prison of their own making.Has help been next door without them realising it?With the warmth and wit of Maeve Binchy and the secrets and twists of Liane Moriarty, this is the utterly original and compelling new novel from Irish Times bestseller Carmel Harrington.Praise for The Woman at 72 Derry Lane:'I both cried and laughed...one of the best books I have ever read' Woman's Way'Both heart-wrenching and uplifting. The perfect summer read' Irish Times Bestseller Fionnuala Kearney

Every Time a Bell Rings

Every Time a Bell Rings

Author: Carmel Harrington Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/10/2017

`Embraces the spirit and the message of the movie...A must read' - Karolyn Grimes, actress, `Zuzu' in `It's a Wonderful Life' `Beautiful and uplifting...Written with such heart it warms the soul' - Claudia Carroll, bestselling author of `Meet Me in Manhattan' `A compelling, magical, festive cracker of a book' - Alexandra Brown, bestselling author of `The Great Village Show' An angel gets its wings... Belle has taken all the Christmas decorations down. This year they won't be celebrating. As foster parents, Belle and Jim have given many children the chance of a happier start in life. They've loved them as if they were their own. They shouldn't have favourites but little Lauren has touched their hearts. And now her mother is well enough to take her back and Belle can't bear the loss. Hence, Christmas is cancelled. So when Jim crashes his car one icy December night, after an argument about Lauren, Belle can only blame herself. Everything she loves is lost. And Belle finds herself standing on The Ha'Penny Bridge wishing she had never been born. But what happens to a Christmas wish when an angel is listening... Will Belle realise, before it's too late, that her life is the most wonderful life of all? Inspired by the timeless tale of beloved Christmas movie, It's a Wonderful Life, Carmel Harrington's next book tells the story of Belle, a young woman and foster carer from Dublin who faces the hardest decision of her life this Christmas on The Ha'Penny Bridge. Full of Irish charm, magic, and the warmth of the festive season this is an emotional, heartwarming story that will stay with you long after you've reached `The End'. Perfect for fans of Cecelia Ahern & Jojo Moyes. Carmel is the bestselling author of The Life You Left & Beyond Grace's Rainbow, voted Romantic eBook of the Year 2013.

The Woman at 72 Derry Lane A Gripping, Emotional Page Turner That Will Make You Laugh and Cry

The Woman at 72 Derry Lane A Gripping, Emotional Page Turner That Will Make You Laugh and Cry

Author: Carmel Harrington Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 15/06/2017

`A complete page-turner and an emotional rollercoaster. Tissues will be required' Sinead Moriarty `A wonderfully life-affirming book...Carmel Harrington writes with such honesty' New York Times bestselling author, Hazel Gaynor On a leafy suburban street in Dublin, beautiful, poised Stella Greene lives with her successful husband, Matt. The perfect couple in every way, Stella appears to have it all. Next door, at number 72 however, lives Rea Brady. Gruff, bad-tempered and rarely seen besides the twitching of her net curtains, rumour has it she's lost it all...including her marbles if you believe the neighbourhood gossip. But appearances can be deceiving and when Stella and Rea's worlds collide they realise they have much in common. Both are trapped in a prison of their own making. Has help been next door without them realising it? With the warmth and wit of Maeve Binchy and the secrets and twists of Liane Moriarty, this is the utterly original and compelling new novel from Irish Times bestseller Carmel Harrington. Praise for The Woman at 72 Derry Lane: `I both cried and laughed...one of the best books I have ever read' Woman's Way `Both heart-wrenching and uplifting. The perfect summer read' Irish Times Bestseller Fionnuala Kearney

Things I Should Have Told You

Things I Should Have Told You

Author: Carmel Harrington Format: eBook Release Date: 26/01/2017

'Anyone who loved the great Maeve Binchy will adore this gorgeous gem of a book' - Claudia CarrollEvery family has a story...But for the Guinness family a happy ending looks out of reach. Olly and Mae's marriage is crumbling, their teenage daughter Evie is on a mission to self-destruct and their beloved Pops is dying of cancer. Their once strong family unit is slowly falling apart.But Pops has one final gift to offer his beloved family - a ray of hope to cling to. As his life's journey draws to a close, he sends his family on an adventure across Europe in a camper van, guided by his letters, his wisdom and his love.Because Pops knows that all his family need is time to be together, to find their love for each other and to find their way back home...What readers are saying about Carmel Harrington:'Carmel Harrington...will make you see life in a different way' - Woman's Way'A wonderfully life-affirming, heart-warming book. Carmel Harrington writes with such honesty, you'd have to be made of stone not to laugh and cry' - New York Times bestselling author Hazel Gaynor'I always feel a little richer for having read one of Carmel's books...this inspiring and emotional family-centred read stole my heart' - Between the Lines

The Things I Should Have Told You

The Things I Should Have Told You

Author: Carmel Harrington Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/01/2017

`Anyone who loved the great Maeve Binchy will adore this gorgeous gem of a book' - Claudia Carroll The gripping new novel from Irish Times bestseller Carmel Harrington, shortlisted for Newcomer of the Year at the BGE Irish Book Awards. Every family has a story... But for the Guinness family a happy ending looks out of reach. Olly and Mae's marriage is crumbling, their teenage daughter Evie is on a mission to self-destruct and their beloved Pops is dying of cancer. Their once strong family unit is slowly falling apart. But Pops has one final gift to offer his beloved family - a ray of hope to cling to. As his life's journey draws to a close, he sends his family on an adventure across Europe in a camper van, guided by his letters, his wisdom and his love. Because Pops knows that all his family need is time to be together, to find their love for each other and to find their way back home... What readers are saying about Carmel Harrington: `Carmel Harrington...will make you see life in a different way' - Woman's Way `A wonderfully life-affirming, heart-warming book. Carmel Harrington writes with such honesty, you'd have to be made of stone not to laugh and cry' - New York Times bestselling author Hazel Gaynor `I always feel a little richer for having read one of Carmel's books...this inspiring and emotional family-centred read stole my heart' - Between the Lines

Every Time a Bell Rings

Every Time a Bell Rings

Author: Carmel Harrington Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/11/2015

`Embraces the spirit and the message of the movie...A must read' - Karolyn Grimes, actress, `Zuzu' in `It's a Wonderful Life' `Beautiful and uplifting...Written with such heart it warms the soul' - Claudia Carroll, bestselling author of `Meet Me in Manhattan' `A compelling, magical, festive cracker of a book' - Alexandra Brown, bestselling author of `The Great Village Show' An angel gets its wings... Belle has taken all the Christmas decorations down. This year they won't be celebrating. As foster parents, Belle and Jim have given many children the chance of a happier start in life. They've loved them as if they were their own. They shouldn't have favourites but little Lauren has touched their hearts. And now her mother is well enough to take her back and Belle can't bear the loss. Hence, Christmas is cancelled. So when Jim crashes his car one icy December night, after an argument about Lauren, Belle can only blame herself. Everything she loves is lost. And Belle finds herself standing on The Ha'Penny Bridge wishing she had never been born. But what happens to a Christmas wish when an angel is listening... Will Belle realise, before it's too late, that her life is the most wonderful life of all? Inspired by the timeless tale of beloved Christmas movie, It's a Wonderful Life, Carmel Harrington's next book tells the story of Belle, a young woman and foster carer from Dublin who faces the hardest decision of her life this Christmas on The Ha'Penny Bridge. Full of Irish charm, magic, and the warmth of the festive season this is an emotional, heartwarming story that will stay with you long after you've reached `The End'. Perfect for fans of Cecelia Ahern & Jojo Moyes. Carmel is the bestselling author of The Life You Left & Beyond Grace's Rainbow, voted Romantic eBook of the Year 2013.

The Life You Left

The Life You Left

Author: Carmel Harrington Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/07/2014

The life you lived. The life you loved. The life you left... For fans of Jojo Moyes and Cecelia Ahern. It started out like any other day for Sarah Lawler; getting the kids ready for school, making the pack lunches and juggling baby Ella's feeds. There was no way of knowing that her husband, Paul, would leave for work that morning and simply not come home. Now the questions are piling up quicker than the unpaid bills and, unable to answer her children's questions about where their Daddy is, Sarah is getting desperate. But it turns out she isn't quite as alone as she thought she was. When her beloved childhood friend, Edward, comes back into her life, Sarah thinks she's finally been thrown a life line. There's just one problem with Edward: Sarah is the only person who can see him. Carmel Harrington has done it again! Brilliantly written... it surpasses all expectations. ChickLitClub

Beyond Grace's Rainbow

Beyond Grace's Rainbow

Author: Carmel Harrington Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 14/11/2013

The emotional, page-turning debut from Irish Times Bestseller Carmel Harrington `A bittersweet, quietly brilliant novel that will make you cry, laugh and cry all over again' - Female First Perfect for fans of Jojo Moyes and Kelly Rimmer When young single mother Grace Devlin is diagnosed with cancer her best chance of survival is to find a bone marrow transplant. But with her young son Jack to think about, and the return of his father Liam reminding her of feelings she'd thought she'd buried long ago, Grace refuses to give up hope just yet. With the help of her friends she bravely embarks on a journey of discovery - one that will bring her from her home in vibrant Dublin to the unspoilt beauty of Wexford, where Grace must unravel a web of lies and deceit that has spanned over thirty years. With a wonderful cast of supporting characters and plenty of Irish charm, this will have you laughing and crying at the turn of a page. Book of the Year in the 2013 Kindle Book Awards Winner of the Romantic eBook of the Year at the Festival of Romance 2013

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