2013 Shortlist: International Education Services Ltd Popular Fiction Book of the Year
Downturn Abbey Ross O’Carroll-Kelly
Since inheriting a pile in Killiney, Ross O’Carroll-Kelly – schools rugby legend, lover of the ladeez and award-winning author – can add a new string to his not inconsiderable (you know what I mean) bow – lord of the manor. Downturn Abbey is the story of how he tackles his new responsibilities. Or not.
Mad About You Sinead Moriarty
Emma and James have weathered lots of storms in their marriage. But when James starts getting texts from a stranger, Emma is not sure what to think. Somehow she has to get a grip, but how can she do that when a stranger is set on driving Emma out of her home and her marriage?
With All My Love Patricia Scanlan
The lives of three generations of women are set to change forever as the past is revisited and the truth unfolds through the discovery of undelivered letters. Secrets, lies, betrayals and sacrifices – the complex bonds between mothers, daughters and granddaughters are explored as Patricia Scanlan takes us into the hearts of a family at war.
The Honey Queen Cathy Kelly
Frankie manages people as a career – so her husband’s silence on redundancy comes as a shock. Peggy’s past threatens to unravel any prospect of love and a family of her own. Lillie is the friend they both need. No stranger to secrets and heartache. Lillie must help herself and her new friends rediscover the joy in life…
Me and You Claudia Carroll
Kitty’s past is finally going to catch up with her and change everything. Heartbreaking and uplifting, Me and You is a story about how hard it is to leave our old selves behind, the tough choices we sometimes have to make and how love and friendship can heal the most damaged of hearts.
A Gift to Remember Melissa Hill
When Darcy knocks a stranger unconscious, she gradually becomes drawn into his life. Finding a package, she resolves to deliver it herself to make things right. It might be a challenge but doesn’t she owe it to him to try? But does fantasy match reality? And what happens when he finally wakes up?