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Sheila O’Flanagan’s unputdownable bestseller THINGS WE NEVER SAY is a must-read for fans of Marian Keyes and Veronica Henry.

Abbey Anderson is stunned when she comes home to find her boyfriend has left her. She has never needed her mother more, but that door is firmly closed. Abbey is feeling very alone – then a charismatic Irishman appears on her California doorstep, with an astonishing revelation about her family. Soon Abbey is on a flight to Dublin, looking for answers to questions she never knew she should be asking.

Across the Atlantic, Fred Fitzpatrick’s adult children are oblivious to the shock heading their way. They’re focused on their father, who is increasingly cantankerous in his old age. Sometimes it’s only thoughts of his fortune that make it bearable to be with him. But Fred’s story is not the open book they all thought it was. Nor is his will.

As a shadowy crime emerges from history, Abbey and the strangers about to become part of her life will say, and do, things they never thought they would. It could end in disaster – or a surprising new beginning . . .

Praise for Sheila O’Flanagan

‘Glamorous, blockbusting, empowering . . . Sheila knows just what it is to be a woman’ Veronica Henry

‘Reading a Sheila O’Flanagan novel always feels like sitting down for a cup of tea with a friend’ Beth O’Leary


What readers are saying about Things We Never Say:

‘The pace was lively – I just flew through the book. Lots of drama, family skeletons to be dug up, relationship dynamics to be explored and all in a fun, breezy writing style‘ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars

‘A truly feel-good story with lots of twists and turns‘ Amazon reviewer, 5 stars

‘What I enjoyed about this book was I never quite knew what was going to happen next. Families, greed, deception, secrets and a touch of romance – all I would ask for in a story’ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars

‘Another brilliant book from Sheila O’Flanagan. I was drawn into the story right from the first chapter. Great characters and a great storyline‘ Goodreads reviewer, 5 stars