The Perfect Gift: This uplifting novel of mothers and daughters will warm your heart

The Perfect Gift: This uplifting novel of mothers and daughters will warm your heart

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This beautiful, moving novel of mothers and daughters and the secrets they share will fill hearts with love and light this Mother's Day. If you love Patricia Scanlan and Cathy Kelly's warm novels, you will adore Emma Hannigan's The Perfect Gift. 'A wonderful storyteller' Cathy Kelly Happy Birthday, darling girl...Ever since she can remember, Roisin has received a birthday card in the post. Signed with love from the birth mother she has never met. Brought up by her adoptive parents, Keeley and Doug, Roisin has wanted for nothing. But on her thirtieth birthday a letter comes that shakes her world. For Keeley, who's raised Roisin as her own, the letter reminds her of a guilty secret she's been hiding for thirty years. And for Nell, keeping watch in the lighthouse, the past is a place she dare not go. Until a young runaway arrives seeking shelter, and unwraps the gift of hope for them all...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 496 pages
  • 153 x 234 x 28mm | 567g
  • HEADLINE REVIEW
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1472230094
  • 9781472230096

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A glorious read ... A wonderfully uplifting novel about women's friendship by a writer who understands exactly how women think -- Cathy Kelly Hannigan's novel, much like the vivacious author herself, is brimming with hope, joy and inspiration Sunday Independent A moving tale celebrating the bonds between women, Emma Hannigan beautifully captures the difficult and wondrous thing that is loving and learning to let go ... just a little. An excellent read Irish Tatler Emotional and heartbreaking ... A fast-paced story with endearingly warm characters - you'll savour this touching tale -- Candis Magazine, Book of the Month This fast-paced and endearing novel is about friendship between women, accepting yourself and trusting your own judgement Belfast Telegraph Restores our faith in human nature and makes us feel warm inside Writing Magazine This is her best novel yet. Her heart and soul was poured into every word of this story and it just radiates from the pages ... a wonderful, heartfelt, emotive book Shaz's Book Blog I didn't just like it, I really LOVED it ... grab this book, curl up on the couch and prepare to have a few lump in your throat moments too Celeste Loves Books
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About Emma Hannigan

Emma Hannigan is the author of ten bestselling novels including The Secrets We Share, Driving Home for Christmas and the bestselling memoir Talk to the Headscarf which charted her journey through cancer. Emma lives in Co. Wicklow, Ireland, with her husband, two children and a dog. For more about Emma, visit her website www.emmahannigan.com, find her on Facebook /AuthorEmmaHannigan or follow her on Twitter @MsEmmaHannigan.
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Rating details

497 ratings
4.23 out of 5 stars
5 48% (237)
4 35% (174)
3 12% (58)
2 4% (22)
1 1% (6)
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