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Things We Never Say by Sheila O'Flanagan
  

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A big, involved story of an Irish family, an unknown illegitimate daughter, contested inheritance and unexpected riches. Abbey’s grandmother died in childbirth and her secret with her but it is Abbey’s story we follow here, her surprise inheritance and bitter new family. It’s a lovely big, meaty read, a larger canvas than is the norm for this respected Irish author, something to really get your teeth into with a surprising ending.

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Things We Never Say by 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...

About the Author

Sheila O'Flanagan

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.

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Book Info

Publication date

24th April 2014

Author

Sheila O'Flanagan

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www.sheilaoflanagan.com

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Publisher

Headline Review an imprint of Headline Publishing Group

Format

Paperback
512 pages

Categories

Literary Fiction
Family Drama
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780755378494

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