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Shortlisted for the Irish Book Awards Popular Fiction Book of the Year 2013.
October 2013 Book of the Month.
The tale of Lillie finding her roots, seeking biological parents, of travelling halfway around the world and forging a wonderful bond with a brother she never knew she had. As she has been recently widowed this huge distraction does her the world of good and she eventually returns to Australia a much happier woman. This has warm, typical Kelly charm, not her best, but a lovely read.
Can she find the strength to help the family she never knew she had? Vibrant and warm, Frankie manages people as a career - so her husband's silence on redundancy comes as a shock. Suddenly both their dream house project in pretty Redstone and their marriage are under terrible strain. Only twenty-seven, Peggy is opening her own knitting shop in town but her past threatens to unravel any prospect of love and a family of her own. Lillie is the friend they both need. Newly arrived in the small Irish town from Australia, she's no stranger to secrets and heartache. Wrapped in the warmth of the community, Lillie must help herself and her new friends rediscover the joy in life...
Closing date: 31/08/2020
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
'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'
Publication date: 26/09/2013
Publisher: Harper an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 14/02/2013
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Ltd an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers
|Publication date:||26th September 2013|
|Publisher:||Harper an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers|
|Genres:||Books of the Month, eBook Favourites, Family Drama, Relationship Stories,|
|Categories:||Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),|
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/...More About Cathy Kelly