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Goodbye, Ruby Tuesday by Donna Hay
  

Goodbye, Ruby Tuesday

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Sarah Broadhurst's view...

Irish woman returns home to face old secrets, discover her past and build a future. You know the sort of thing only this one is really nicely done, truly engaging and satisfying. Her first novel, Waiting in the Wings, won the Romantic Novelistsâ Association New Writers award and from then on she has just got stronger.

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Synopsis

Goodbye, Ruby Tuesday by Donna Hay

A warm, funny and touching novel about love and family, forgiveness and coming to terms with the past.

Ruby Tuesday Moon grew up hating everything about her life. It wasn't just her daft name and hand-me-down clothes; she hated being the daughter of Normanford's only single parent, failed nightclub singer and resident goodtime girl, Sadie Moon who regularly turned up at parents evening dressed like Shirley Bassey. As soon as possible, Ruby bought a one-way ticket to London, changed her name and escaped for ever - or so she thought.

But nearly twenty years on, fate has conspired to send Roo Hennessey, now a successful management consultant, back to Normanford. Back to the friends and family she once knew too well, and the boy who broke her heart. And back to the infamous Sadie, now in her 50s and still acting like a teenager. But as Roo discovers, there are two sides to every story. Perhaps the past is not exactly as she remembers it ...

Reviews

'This is a warm, witty and entertaining novel full of humour and sparkle.'

IRISH NEWS

'Donna Hay's bustling book is packed and poignant. The characters are well realised and alluring and there are a far few twists and turns along the way.'

N.I.NEWSLETTER

About the Author

Donna Hay

Donna Hay is a TV journalist. She has been a regular soaps correspondent of What's On TV magazine for eight years, and since 1998 she has had her own column in TV Times. In 1999 she won the Romantic Novelists' Association New Writers' Award for her first novel, WAITING IN THE WINGS. Donna Hay lives in York with her husband and daughter.

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Book Info

Publication date

7th July 2005

Author

Donna Hay

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Author's Website

www.donnahay.co.uk/

Publisher

Orion Publishing Co

Format

Paperback

Categories

Relationship Stories
Family Drama
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ISBN

9780752865676

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