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Lifesaving for Beginners by Ciara Geraghty

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The fantastic fourth novel by Irish bestselling author Ciara Geraghty - a bittersweet, quirky tale about letting love in, and learning to live.

If you like Ciara Geraghty you might also like to read books by Adele Parks, Colette Caddle and Marian Keyes.


Lifesaving for Beginners by Ciara Geraghty

Kat Kavanagh is not in love. She has lots of friends, an ordinary job, and she never ever thinks about her past. This is Kat's story. None of it is true. Milo McIntyre loves his mam, the peanut-butter-and-banana muffins at the Funky Banana cafe, and the lifesaving class he does after school. He never thinks about his future, until the day it changes forever. This is Milo's story. All of it is true. And then there is the other story. The one with a twist of fate which somehow brings together a boy from Brighton and a woman in Dublin, and uncovers the truth once and for all. This is the story that's just about to begin ...


'Heart-breaking and funny, poignant and life affirming.'

'Definitely her best yet ... Clever, poignant and absorbing
Fabulous magazine

'Spectacular ... LIFESAVING FOR BEGINNERS is a novel that needs to be seen and needs to be read.'

'A moving, poetic tale about how life can change in the blink of an eye'

'A beautifully written story that offers vivid, believable characters who will stay with you long after the final page'
Press Association

About the Author

Ciara Geraghty is the author of four novels, Saving Grace, Becoming Scarlett, Finding Mr Flood and Lifesaving for Beginners. She lives in Dublin with her husband, three children and dog.

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11th April 2013


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Hodder Paperback an imprint of Hodder & Stoughton General Division


464 pages


Family Drama
Relationship Stories
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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)



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