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Secrets of a Happy Marriage by Cathy Kelly
  

Secrets of a Happy Marriage

Romantic Fiction   Books of the Month   Family Drama   Relationship Stories   Romantic Fiction   eBook Favourites   

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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 on her job after being jilted at the altar, while Faenia is walking into the past. Relationships, love, and romance are lovingly whisked together in the mixing bowl of life, along with a healthy serving of reality. Several main stories, all link into and skip alongside some smaller ones, I love this format, with glimpses into side lives helping to cement the main stories together. Cathy Kelly writes seamlessly across the ages of the women in this tale, and the varied cast feel as though they could be friends and family. ‘The Secrets of a Happy Marriage’ encourages you to settle down, relax and just enjoy the pleasure of reading a lovely and beautifully engaging story. ~ Liz Robinson

March 2017 Book of the Month.

If you like Cathy Kelly you might also like to read books by Erica James, Jane Green and Maeve Binchy.

Synopsis

Secrets of a Happy Marriage by Cathy Kelly

The wonderful and heart-warming new novel full of secrets, lies and family ties from Sunday Times bestselling author, Cathy Kelly. Bess is hoping to show everyone just how happy her recent marriage is, but behind all the party-planning the cracks are beginning to show. Why is joining a family so difficult? Jojo, Bess's stepdaughter, has a point to make. Bess is not her mother, and she won't replace the one she's been missing every day for the last two years. And will she ever get the chance to become a mum herself? Cousin Cari is a fierce career-woman who isn't unnerved by anything - apart from facing the man who left her at the altar, and he's on the guestlist. Her job has been a safe place to hide ever since - but is it time to let love into her life again? Thanks to laughter, tears and one surprise appearance, the Brannigans might just discover the secrets of a happy marriage ...But will they find out before it's too late? 'Wise, warm, compassionate and full of characters I loved ...it's like having a great gossip with your best friends' Marian Keyes

Reviews

'Wise, warm, compassionate and full of characters I loved ... it's like having a great gossip with your best friends' -- Marian Keyes

'Entertaining, moving and vivid as a screenplay' -- Irish Independent

'This top-notch storyteller once again cuts to the quick of modern women's lives and their relationships' -- Woman & Home

'Emotional, believable and smart, this is fiction at it's best' -- Heat

'A heart-warming story about family, love and loss' -- Helena Gumley Mason, The Lady

About the Author

Cathy Kelly

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

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Publication date

9th March 2017

Author

Cathy Kelly

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Publisher

Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co

Format

Hardback
432 pages

Categories

Romantic Fiction
Books of the Month
Family Drama
Relationship Stories
Romantic Fiction
eBook Favourites

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9781409170594

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