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Sheelagh Kelly was born in York and has lived there all her life apart from a recent 3 year stint in Australia. Her first novel, part of the well-known ‘Feeney’ saga, ‘A Long Way From Heaven’, brought her instant success and she has followed that with nine more books. Her next novel is due to be published in March and is the second volume of her best-selling Yorkshire trilogy, entitled ‘Family of the Empire’.

If you like Sheelagh Kelly you might also like to read books by Elizabeth Elgin, Elvi Rhodes and Annie Groves.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Sheelagh Kelly

Secrets of Our Hearts by Sheelagh Kelly
Secrets of Our Hearts
Sheelagh Kelly
Atmospheric evocation of the time and place, the interwar period and the city of York, this is a tale of sorrow, joy and passion against seemingly insurmountable odds.Similar this month: None but try Annie Murray.Comparison:
Format: Paperback (a Format) - Released: 22/05/2007
The Keepsake by Sheelagh Kelly
The Keepsake
Sheelagh Kelly
A lovely author with a strong sense of time and place, a brave and resourceful heroine and a cracking good story of York during World War I.Similar this month: Alexandra Connor, Anne Baker.Comparison: Ruth...
Format: Paperback (a Format) - Released: 02/05/2006

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