Author(s): Maeve Binchy
Clara Casey has more than enough on her plate. Her daughters Adi and Linda were no problem at all during the usually turbulent teens. Now in their twenties, Adi is always fighting for or against something: the environment or the whale or battery farming; while Linda lurches from one unsatisfactory relationship to the next. As if this wasn't enough, Clara, a senior cardiac specialist, has a new job to cope with...For Anya, meeting Clara Casey is a miracle: she had never intended to leave her beloved Poland, but after the love of her life has turned sour, her world seems rather empty. Perhaps a new job in a new country will mend her broken heart? Declan is looking forward to joining the clinic - but the six-month posting brings him much more than he expected. Then there's Father Brian Flynn, who finds his doubts about his calling are assuaged by work in his new parish. But when an acquaintance turns into a nightmare he needs help to rescue his reputation...
Maeve Binchy is one of the world's best-loved and most successful authors. She is a regular Sunday Times No.1 bestseller and Guardian fastseller. There are now over 8 million copies of Maeve Binchy Orion paperbacks in print and she always receives excellent reviews: 'Binchy weaves her usual magic ... her storytelling ability is second to none' Sunday Express. 'Warm, witty and with a deep understanding of what makes us tick, it's little wonder that Maeve Binchy's bewitching stories have become world-beaters' OK Magazine Maeve Binchy's novels have been translated into 30 languages, and two have been made into films, including TARA ROAD.
Maeve Binchy was born in Dublin and was the London Correspondent for the Irish Times. Her first novel was LIGHT A PENNY CANDLE, and she has now sold millions of copies of her books around the world. She lives in Dublin with her husband, Gordon Snell.