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The Family Gift

by Cathy Kelly

Family Drama Humour (fiction) Relationship Stories

The Family Gift Synopsis

Treat yourself to the heartwarming, hilarious new novel from Sunday Times bestseller Cathy Kelly!

Freya Abalone has a big, messy, wonderful family, a fantastic career, and a new house.

But that's on the outside.

On the inside, she's got Mildred - the name she's given to that nagging inner critic who tells us all we're not good enough.

And now Freya's beloved blended family is under threat. Dan's first wife Elisa, the glamorous, manipulative woman who happily abandoned her daughter to Freya and Dan's care and left the country, has elbowed her way back into their lives.

But Freya knows that when life gives you lemons, you throw them right back.

Can Freya put her family - and herself - back together? Find out in Cathy Kelly's warmest, wisest and funniest book yet...

The Family Gift Press Reviews

Heartwarming -- Kirsten Jones - S MAGAZINE, SUNDAY EXPRESS

Easy to read escapism with a very likeable heroine - Sunday Mirror

Cathy Kelly shines her insight on female insecurity and the power of self-belief and family support. -- Zoe West - WOMAN'S WEEKLY

This bittersweet story about motherhood and modern families is the perfect comfort read for a cold autumn afternoon. -- Jo Finney - GOOD HOUSEKEEPING

Cathy Kelly shines an insightful light on female insecurity and, through Freya's journey, shows the healing power of self-belief and family support. - WOMAN & HOME

Honest, funny, clever, it sparkles with witty, wry observations on modern life. I loved it. - Marian Keyes

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All versions of this book

ISBN: 9781409179245
Publication date: 15/10/2020
Publisher: Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9781409179221
Publication date: 17/10/2019
Publisher: Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9781409179221
Publication date: 17th October 2019
Author: Cathy Kelly
Publisher: Orion (an Imprint of The Orion Publishing Group Ltd ) an imprint of Orion Publishing Co
Format: Hardback
Pagination: 368 pages
Genres: Family Drama, Humour, Relationship Stories,
Categories: Family & relationships, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About 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/...

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