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‘A complete page-turner and an emotional rollercoaster. Tissues will be required’ Sinead Moriarty
‘A wonderfully life-affirming book…Carmel Harrington writes with such honesty’ New York Times bestselling author, Hazel Gaynor
On a leafy suburban street in Dublin, beautiful, poised Stella Greene lives with her successful husband, Matt. The perfect couple in every way, Stella appears to have it all. Next door, at number 72 however, lives Rea Brady. Gruff, bad-tempered and rarely seen besides the twitching of her net curtains, rumour has it she’s lost it all…including her marbles if you believe the neighbourhood gossip.
But appearances can be deceiving and when Stella and Rea’s worlds collide they realise they have much in common. Both are trapped in a prison of their own making.
Has help been next door without them realising it?
With the warmth and wit of Maeve Binchy and the secrets and twists of Liane Moriarty, this is the utterly original and compelling new novel from Irish Times bestseller Carmel Harrington.
Praise for The Woman at 72 Derry Lane:
‘I both cried and laughed…one of the best books I have ever read’ Woman’s Way
‘Both heart-wrenching and uplifting. The perfect summer read’ Irish Times bestseller Fionnuala Kearney
The life you lived. The life you loved. The life you left…
For fans of Jojo Moyes and Cecelia Ahern.
It started out like any other day for Sarah Lawler; getting the kids ready for school, making the pack lunches and juggling baby Ella’s feeds.
There was no way of knowing that her husband, Paul, would leave for work that morning and simply not come home.
Now the questions are piling up quicker than the unpaid bills and, unable to answer her children’s questions about where their Daddy is, Sarah is getting desperate.
But it turns out she isn’t quite as alone as she thought she was. When her beloved childhood friend, Edward, comes back into her life, Sarah thinks she’s finally been thrown a life line.
There’s just one problem with Edward: Sarah is the only person who can see him.
“Carmel Harrington has done it again! Brilliantly written… it surpasses all expectations.” ChickLitClub
Now featuring an ebook exclusive Christmas chapter!
‘Warm, uplifting & important…a very VERY special book’ Marian Keyes
‘Beautifully moving and uplifting’ Cecelia Ahern
Or Dr O’Grady, as he used to be called. When you pass him on the street, most people don’t even give him a second glance. You see, Tom isn’t living his best life. Burdened by grief, he’s only got his loyal dog, Bette Davis, for company and a rucksack containing his whole world.
Then there’s Ruth and her son, DJ, who no longer have a place to call home.
But Ruth believes that you can change the world by helping one person at a time – and Tom needs her help…
Why readers and authors love Carmel Harrington:
‘At 72 years old I have lived a life that encompasses most of your stories and you give a lift to my soul that inspires me’ Ruth, Norwich
‘Convincing characters, always gripping, endearing, with a cracking pace’ IRISH INDEPENDENT
‘Beautifully written, emotionally intelligent & moving in the extreme’ DAILY MAIL
‘Brave and original’ Liz Nugent
‘Important, life-affirming and bursting with Carmel’s trademark warmth and hope. It belongs on everyone’s shelf, and in everyone’s hearts’ Hazel Gaynor
‘Timely, moving and FULL of heart’ Catherine Ryan Howard
‘A remarkable, special, joyous book that captured my heart’ Alex Brown
‘Fearless, brave and so full of heart…Carmel has written her first number one’ Claudia Carroll
‘So many women will find this book speaks to them. It makes you laugh and cry but it is truly inspiring’ Katie Fforde
‘Sweet, sad, insightful and joyful – this book pressed all the emotion buttons and I’m so glad it did’ Milly Johnson
‘A beautiful, tender and joyful story.’ Susan Lewis
She’s hiding so much behind her big smile she’s forgotten who she is.
But Greta is about to discover that the key to being happy is…being yourself.
Greta Gale has played the part of the funny fat one her entire life, hiding her insecurities behind a big smile. But size doesn’t matter when you can laugh at yourself, right?
Until Greta realises she’s the only one not laughing. And deep down, she’s not sure if she’ll ever laugh again.
But Greta is about to discover that sometimes the best moments in life come when it’s all gone a bit pear-shaped…
‘Poignant and profound, warm and witty, Carmel’s brilliant writing invites us to look beyond the smiley face to the complex tangle of emotions inside us all. I absolutely adored it’
Sunday Times bestseller Cathy Bramley
‘Warm, engrossing storytelling at its best’
Irish Times bestseller Sheila O’Flanagan
BEYOND GRACE’S RAINBOW
*Book of the Year in the 2013 Kindle Book Awards*
*Winner of the Romantic eBook of the Year at the Festival of Romance*
*A Bord Gais Book Club Recommended Read*
Beyond Grace’s Rainbow is the deeply emotional and poignant story of young single mother Grace Devlin.
When Grace is diagnosed with cancer her best chance of survival is to find a bone marrow transplant from a family member. Only Grace is adopted and her one previous attempt to connect with her birth mother resulted in bitter disappointment.
But with her young son, Jack, to think about, and the return of her ex Liam, Jack’s father, reminding her of feelings she’d thought she’d buried long ago, Grace refuses to give up hope just yet. With the help of her friends she bravely embarks on a journey of discovery.
This search will bring her from her home in vibrant Dublin to the unspoilt beauty of Wexford where she must unravel a web of lies and deceit that has spanned over thirty years.
With a wonderful cast of supporting characters and plenty of charm, this will have you laughing and crying at the turn of a page.
Carmel Harrington is an exciting new Irish voice in women’s fiction – a must read for fans of Cecilia Ahern!
‘Anyone who loved the great Maeve Binchy will adore this gorgeous gem of a book’ – Claudia Carroll
The gripping new novel from Irish Times bestseller Carmel Harrington, shortlisted for Newcomer of the Year at the BGE Irish Book Awards.
Every family has a story…
But for the Guinness family a happy ending looks out of reach. Olly and Mae's marriage is crumbling, their teenage daughter Evie is on a mission to self-destruct and their beloved Pops is dying of cancer. Their once strong family unit is slowly falling apart.
But Pops has one final gift to offer his beloved family – a ray of hope to cling to. As his life's journey draws to a close, he sends his family on an adventure across Europe in a camper van, guided by his letters, his wisdom and his love.
Because Pops knows that all his family need is time to be together, to find their love for each other and to find their way back home…
What readers are saying about Carmel Harrington:
‘Carmel Harrington…will make you see life in a different way’ – Woman’s Way
‘A wonderfully life-affirming, heart-warming book. Carmel Harrington writes with such honesty, you'd have to be made of stone not to laugh and cry’ – New York Times bestselling author Hazel Gaynor
‘I always feel a little richer for having read one of Carmel’s books…this inspiring and emotional family-centred read stole my heart’ – Between the Lines
Ivy Mitchell’s life is changed forever after she follows her cat, Karma, into an old house, where she stumbles upon a strange book that not only unleashes her destiny, but attracts a smoking hot, mysterious stranger named Chance with wicked powers of his own. Ivy was born a witch, but an important decision awaits. Make the wrong choice and more than her powers are at risk.
A story in nine parts, each written by a different writer in her own individual style: Lori Connelly, Aileen Harkwood, Zara Stoneley, Kari Lemor, Sarah Lefebve, Carmel Harrington, Teresa F. Morgan, Lynn Marie Hulsman, and Jane Lark.
Length: 4300 words
HILARIOUS AND HEARTBREAKING OFFICIAL COLD FEET NOVEL FROM THE HIT TV SERIES.
What happened to your favourite characters between series five and six of Mike Bullen's award-winning TV series?
Reeling from the sudden death of Rachel, his beloved wife, Adam has no time to grieve. He has to keep going, for the sake of their baby son.
Jenny moves back in with ex-husband Pete, eight and a half months pregnant with another man's child. Can their relationship overcome past jealousies?
Karen and David agree to an amicable divorce - but that's before he sleeps with the divorce lawyer . . .
THE LOST YEARS is an irresistible chance to catch up on all the laughter, the tears, the life lessons we missed while they were gone.
'I loved it. The characters have been captured so well and it just feels so like Mike Bullen's creation . . . Harrington should be very proud - it really is fabulous! Margaret Conway, Line Producer Cold Feet
It’s time to curl up with Carmel…
When your heart belongs in two places, can you ever truly find home?
Brooklyn, New York,
Bea has grown up in the heart of the Irish community, always hearing stories of home. When she discovers a letter from her younger self, written years before, it sends her deep into her own family history.
Kilmore Quay, Ireland.
Years earlier, Lucy Mernagh leaves her much-loved home and family in search of the New York dream. The Big Apple is a world away from the quiet village she grew up in, and the longing for home aches within her.
When Bea uncovers a shocking secret, it takes her back across the water to Kilmore Quay, where – finally – long-buried truths will come to light. But fate has one last twist in store…
Weihnachten war stets die schönste Zeit des Jahres für Belle. Die funkelnden Lichter Dublins, der knirschende Schnee unter den Schuhen, der Zauber, der in der Luft liegt. Doch dieses Jahr ist sie blind für all das, und ihre Welt ist grau, nachdem sie alles verloren hat, was sie liebt. Aber Weihnachten hat auch dieses Jahr nicht seinen Zauber verloren … und schickt Belle jemanden, der ihr vor Augen führen soll, wie schön das Leben ist.