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    • ISBN:9780755352166
    • Publication date:10 Feb 2008

Someone Special

By Sheila O'Flanagan

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Sheila O'Flanagan is a Sunday Times paperback bestseller in the UK and a No. 1 Irish Times bestseller in Ireland. The repackage of her titles and transfer to hardback launch have helped to consolidate her position amongst the cream of women's fiction writers

An enthralling novel about families, friends and finding love from the ever-popular, bestselling Sheila O'Flanagan.

Romy Kilkenny loves her life in Australia - she has her dream job, an active lifestyle, and best friend Keith who understands her better than anyone. Best of all, she couldn't be further from her family. But when her family needs her back in Ireland at short notice, Romy's world is turned upside down, and she is thrust back into the lives of her mother and half-siblings again. Romy has never fitted in with her family and now with Keith too far away to give comfort, she feels like more of an outsider than ever. She also worries that the accidental half-kiss with Keith at the airport may have lost her the greatest friend she ever had. Will she ever find someone special?

Biographical Notes

Sheila O'Flanagan is the author of many bestselling novels including What Happened That Night, The Missing Wife, My Mother's Secret, If You Were Me, All For You (winner of the Irish Independent Popular Fiction Book of the Year Award) and Bad Behaviour. She worked in finance for several years, but always dreamed of writing fiction, and she is now a full-time writer, with over twenty bestselling titles published. She lives in Dublin with her husband.

www.sheilaoflanagan.com
Twitter @sheilaoflanagan
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  • ISBN: 9780755332212
  • Publication date: 28 May 2009
  • Page count: 608
  • Imprint: Headline Review
'Another first class "can't put it down" novel from Sheila O'Flanagan' — Woman's Way
'An absorbing and feel-good read' — Sun Herald, Australia
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