Letters to my Daughters by Emma Hannigan

Throughout their lives, the three Brady sisters have always been closer to their nanny May than to their own mother, Martha a busy midwife. May always thought of them as her daughters so when she dies suddenly, the sisters are left devastated — especially when they learn that letters intended for them from May withContinue reading “Letters to my Daughters by Emma Hannigan”

An Unsuitable Match by Joanna Trollope

Rose Woodrowe has just got engaged to Tyler Masson – a wonderful, sensitive man who is head-over-heels in love with her. The only problem? This isn’t the first time for either of them, and their five grown-up children have strong opinions on the matter . . . Like Rose’s daughter, Laura, who remembers her parents’Continue reading “An Unsuitable Match by Joanna Trollope”

Joanna Trollope in conversation with Sinead Moriarty

Last night, I was so lucky to able to attend this event in the beautiful library of the Royal Irish Academy in Dublin. What a wonderful evening it was. Sinead Moriarty was a fantastic interviewer, she was warm and engaging, and asked super questions. The discussion was fascinating. It covered everything from Joanna’s childhood andContinue reading “Joanna Trollope in conversation with Sinead Moriarty”

Behind her Back by Jane Lythell

In a TV station run by men, how do the women make themselves heard? Liz Lyon is a television producer at StoryWorld, the UK’s favourite morning show. Her job is stressful and demanding, but she is determined to show her teenage daughter that women can succeed. Then a new female colleague joins the station. InContinue reading “Behind her Back by Jane Lythell”

That Girl by Kate Kerrigan

You can escape a place. But you can’t escape yourself. Hanna flees the scene of a terrible crime in her native Sligo. If she can just vanish, re-invent herself under a new name, perhaps the police won’t catch up with her. London seems the perfect place to disappear. Lara has always loved Matthew and imaginedContinue reading “That Girl by Kate Kerrigan”

The Good Mother by Sinead Moriarty

Kate has been through the fire with her three children … Having been left devastated and homeless after her husband’s affair and the break-up of their family, somehow she has pulled through. Though times are still tough, she’s beginning to see the start of a new life. But when twelve-year-old Jesssica is diagnosed with cancer,Continue reading “The Good Mother by Sinead Moriarty”