About The Book

Marie-Claire has just discovered that her business partner and boyfriend, the man she hoped to one day marry, has been cheating on her. Reeling, she leaves behind her apartment in Toronto to travel home to Ireland, hoping some familiar faces will help ground her. She's arriving just in time to celebrate her great aunt Reverend Mother Brigid’s retirement and eightieth birthday. It will be a long-awaited reunion for three generations of her family, bringing her mother Keelin and grandmother Imelda—who have never quite got along—together as well.
And then all hell breaks loose. 
Bitter, jealous Imelda makes a startling revelation at the party that forces them all to confront their pasts, admit mistakes, and face the truths that have shaped their lives. With four fierce, opinionated women in one family, will they ever be able to find common ground and move forward?

What readers are saying about Patricia Scanlan's storytelling:
'Utterly magical and wonderful ... warmth and compassion shine through' Marian Keyes
'Like being enfolded in a hug from the great writer herself: warm, comforting and full of love' Cathy Kelly
'There can be little doubt that Patricia Scanlan is the prolific queen of contemporary Irish popular fiction' Sunday Times
''There is a heartbreaking authenticity in her observations' Irish Times
'The ultimate comfort read' Glamour

About The Author
Courtesy of the Author

Patricia Scanlan was born in Dublin, where she still lives. All of her books have been Number One bestsellers, most recently With All My Love, A Time for Friends and Orange Blossom Days. Patricia is the series editor and a contributing author to the Open Door series. Find out more by visiting Patricia’s Facebook page at Facebook.com/PatriciaScanlanAuthor.

Product Details
  • Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK (March 2020)
  • Length: 624 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781471151170

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