books of the month
Search our site
Persons Unknown by Susie Steiner Read the opening extract of the brand new Susie Steiner book before its publication on 05/04/2018

Christmas Magic by Cathy Kelly

Christmas Magic

Relationship Stories   Romantic Fiction   Short Story Collections   eBook Favourites   
Download an extract Discuss on Facebook Discuss this book on our Relationship Tales Facebook group Share this book

Lovereading view...

A magical collection of wise and witty bite-size stories, stuffed full of warmth and perfect to give you mini escapes whenever you need them. This festive collection of short stories is ideal for any fan of Maeve Binchy.

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


Christmas Magic by Cathy Kelly

A delicious collection of short stories from the warm Irish storyteller, with several special Christmas-themed ones. From Dolores and Genevieve, two spinster sisters who must finally break free from their mother's powerful personality, to Alice, who is facing having to open her home and her heart to the one visitor that she doesn't want this Christmas; from a captivating family story triggered by a letter to Lily's disastrous arrival at her best friend's wedding, these are stories to make you laugh, cry and nod in recognition. Relax and unwind this holiday season and indulge yourself in these, and many other warm and uplifting tales. Remember that Christmas comes but once a year, so let the magic reel you in ...


'The perfect way to take time out from Christmas shopping. Five stars'
Star Magazine

'Funny and touching ... Kelly's witty writing will warm you up'
Woman's Own

'This is perfect!'
Essentials Magazine

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

More books by this author
Author 'Like for Like' recommendations

Loading similar books...
Loading other formats...

Book Info

Publication date

8th November 2012


Cathy Kelly

More books by Cathy Kelly
Author 'Like for Like'

Author's Website

Author's Facebook Latest

Loading facebook updates...
Loading twitter updates...


Harper an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers


368 pages


Relationship Stories
Romantic Fiction
Short Story Collections
eBook Favourites

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
Short stories



I love Lovereading for the wonderful like for like author recommendations and for highlighting new books, it's a great resource for readers!


Thanks to Lovereading I have discovered new writers and read books I would never had looked twice at - and enjoyed them.

Angela Rhodes

I love Lovereading because of its ability to connect people that love books & unite them in a friendly, stimulating & interesting community.

Megan Olwen William

I love 'try before you buy' extracts. I love the wide range of authors & genres. I love the author info. I love books!

Judi Davies

It's the first site that I visit when deciding on the next set of books to buy. A particular treat is being able to download an extract.

Tessa Olson

Discover new authors and enjoy old favourites; oodles of literary gems to uncover at Lovereading with candid reviews from real reviewers.

Emily Wright

It has opened my eyes to different authors and genres. Just log on and try, you will be surprised and not want for reading material again.

Jocelyn Garvey

Lovereading - a community of people passionate about reading and sharing their views. An incomparable website for book lovers.

Helen Clark