Coco's Secret

Coco's Secret

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Niamh Greene's new novel Coco's Secret is a deeply moving reinvention story that will be enjoyed by fans of the modern day fairytales of Cecelia Ahern. Throw in Niamh's unique brand of heart-warming storytelling and readers are in for a real treat.

Coco Swan has always been embarrassed by her name.

With a name like Coco, she thinks people expect her to be as exotic and glamorous as the famous designer, not an ordinary-looking small-town antiques dealer who could win an award for living cautiously.

But when a vintage Chanel handbag turns up in a box of worthless bric-a-brac, Coco's quiet world is turned upside down. Where did it come from? And is it just coincidence that it's the same bag Coco's late mother always wanted for her?

When Coco discovers a mysterious, decades-old letter hidden in the bag's lining, she sets off on a quest to piece together the story behind it, stumbling across secrets that span three generations as she goes.

Could the beautiful Chanel bag be about to teach Coco more than she wants to learn? Or will it show her just where her heart can take her if she lets it lead the way?

Coco's Secret is a gripping and thoroughly satisfying story about a young women finally finding courage to become the kind of woman she always had it in her to be. It will go straight to readers' hearts just like her previous bestselling novels, including the bestselling and award-nominated Secret Diary of a Demented Housewife. Her other novels are Confessions of a Demented Housewife, Lessons from a Love Rat, Rules for a Perfect Life and A Message to Your Heart.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 352 pages
  • 1 x 1 x 1mm | 145g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0241951984
  • 9780241951989
  • 720,903

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You'll laugh your way from cover to cover * RTE Guide on Letters to a Love Rat * An accomplished romp through the chaos of family life * Irish Times on Letters to a Love Rat * You'll love this tale of wrong turns, romance and reinvention * Daily Record on A Message to your Heart * A gorgeously heart-warming and compelling tale full of endearing characters ... I adored it -- Melissa Hill on A Message to Your Heart
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About Niamh Greene

Niamh Greene lives in the Irish countryside with her husband and two children. Unlike the lucky heroine of this novel, she has never stumbled upon a vintage Coco Chanel handbag, although she's not giving up hope yet.
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310 ratings
3.56 out of 5 stars
5 19% (60)
4 34% (105)
3 34% (105)
2 10% (30)
1 3% (10)
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