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The Honey Queen by Cathy Kelly
  

The Honey Queen

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Friendship and beekeeping come together in a beautiful Irish setting for Cathy Kelly’s latest well observed, heartwarming book. A new arrival to the beautiful town of Redstone uses the lessons she has learnt from a hard life to help new friends get through the challenges thrown at them.

If you like Cathy Kelly you might also like to read books by Carole Matthews, Claudia Carroll and Erica Young.

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Synopsis

The Honey Queen by Cathy Kelly

To discover the sweetest things in life, you sometimes have to lose your way...It's easy to fall in love with the beautiful town of Redstone - the locals wave and chat to each other, the shops and cafes are full of cheerful hustle and bustle. And amidst all this activity, two women believe they are getting on just fine. Francesca's boundless energy help her to take everything in her stride, including a husband who has lost his job and the unwelcome arrival of the menopause, which has kicked in - full throttle. Peggy, on the other hand, has always been a restless spirit. But now, focused and approaching thirty, she has opened her own knitting shop on the town's high street. It's a dream come true, but she still feels adrift. When Australian-raised Lillie finally makes it back home to Ireland, she is drawn right into the heart of Redstone's busy, close-knit community. But what she thought would be an ending is actually just a beginning - all is not quite as it seems in the picturesque town. Soon, Lillie's hard-earned wisdom will be called into play as she helps new friends navigate unchartered territory...

Reviews

Praise for Cathy's novels:

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

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

'Entertaining, moving and as vivid as a screenplay - present a picture of the lives of Irish women which, like all good fiction, brings the truth into sharp relief'
Irish Independent

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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Book Info

Publication date

14th February 2013

Author

Cathy Kelly

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Publisher

HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers

Format

Hardback
416 pages

Categories

Relationship Stories
Romantic Fiction
eBook Favourites

Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

ISBN

9780007373659

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