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My Mother's Secret

My Mother's Secret

Sheila O’Flanagan’s MY MOTHER’S SECRET is a thought-provoking and unputdownable novel about a family reeling from the news that nothing about their parents’ marriage is what they believed it to be. A wonderful read perfect for fans of Veronica Henry and Lisa Jewell.

When Steffie helps her two siblings organize a surprise wedding anniversary party for their parents her only worry is whether they’ll be pleased. What she doesn’t know is this is the day that her whole world will be turned upside down.

Jenny wants to be able to celebrate her ruby anniversary with the man she loves, but for forty years she has kept a secret. A secret that she can’t bear to hide any longer. But is it ever the right time to hurt the people closest to you?

As the entire family gather to toast the happy couple, they’re expecting a day to remember. The trouble is, it’s not going to be for the reasons they imagined…

What readers are saying about My Mother’s Secret:

‘A novel with humour and heartache and a believable ending. Heart-warming, entertaining and very enjoyable‘ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars

‘Sheila O’Flanagan always seems to create a cast of characters that you can identify with and care about. My Mother’s Secret is no exception. I found myself instantly connecting with them‘ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars

‘A great book in true Sheila O’Flanagan style. The characters are all great warm-hearted Irish folk and there are many laughs and twists and turns along the way’ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Modern & Contemporary Fiction (post C 1945)

On Sale: 2nd July 2015

Price: £8.99

ISBN-13: 9781472210739

Reviews

Romantic and charming, this is a real must-read
Closer
'One of our best storytellers'
Irish Mail on Sunday (on MY MOTHER'S SECRET)
O'Flanagan's lightness of touch and gentle characterisations have produced another fine read; an ideal addition to that summer holiday
Sunday Express
Praise for Sheila's novels: 'O'Flanagan is insightful, witty and full of fun ... this is touching, tense and clever writing'
Irish Independent
Make some space in your suitcase
Candis
'Exploring family relationships, which this bestselling author does so well, it's a good holiday read'
Choice magazine (on MY MOTHER'S SECRET)
Really enjoyable... Will keep you guessing right up until the end
Heat
A very warm and touching book ... deserves to be a bestseller
Woman's Way