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Once in a Lifetime

by Cathy Kelly

eBooks of the Month Family Drama Relationship Stories

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When life is full of changes, your friends are the ones who really count...Warm, captivating storytelling from the heart - treat yourself to some Cathy Kelly time.

Once in a Lifetime Synopsis

Ingrid Fitzgerald is flying high. A successful TV presenter, she's happily married with two wonderful children. But as they fly the nest, she's about to discover a secret that will shatter her world. Natalie Flynn is falling in love - but the secrecy surrounding her mother's past still troubles her. Dare she ask the questions that could help her make sense of her life? Charlie Fallon loves her family and her job at Kenny's Department Store, but her eccentric mother is growing more demanding. Could now be the time to fight for her own happiness? The woman with the power to help them is free spirit Star Bluestone. Experience tells her that the important things in life must be treasured and the chance for real joy comes only once in a lifetime...

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Once in a Lifetime Press Reviews

Praise for ONCE IN A LIFETIME:

 

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

'This top-notch storyteller once again cuts to the quick of modern women's lives and their relationships'Woman & Home 'A modern fable of love and belonging that feels utterly timeless'
Take a Break

'Vintage Kelly territory - it's a book for those who believe in love'
Evening Herald

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

'Engaging reading for these recessionary times'
Irish Times

'Cathy Kelly is at the top of her game here - a great read'
Belfast Sunday Life

 

Some rave reviews for Cathy's previous bestellers:

 

'She writes genuinely compelling stories with a sharp eye for detail and character.'
Irish Mail on Sunday

'Kelly has an uncanny knack of drawing you in to each of her characters, emotionally attaching you to their journeys ...'RTE Guide * 'A must for Kelly's many fans; a warm, moving read
Daily Mail

'An upbeat and diverting tale skilfully told...Kelly knows what her readers want and consistently delivers.
Sunday Independent

'An absorbing, heart-warming tale
Company

'Kelly explores infidelity with searing honesty...I couldn't stop reading
Louise Bagshaw, Daily Mail

'Kelly reels you into this addictive tale
Woman & Home

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ISBN: 9780007240432
Publication date: 03/09/2009
Publisher: Harper an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780007240432
Publication date: 3rd September 2009
Author: Cathy Kelly
Publisher: Harper an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 480 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Family Drama, Relationship Stories,
Categories: 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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