The Year of Lost and Found

The Year of Lost and Found

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'A page-turning novel filled with wonderful characters. Curl up and treat yourself to the perfect escape' Sinead Moriarty

'I can highly recommend this beauty, it's a gem! Book of the year so far for me. Utterly glorious, I'm telling everyone to run out and buy it!' Claudia Carroll

Ordinary people. Extraordinary secrets ...

It's business as usual in the sleepy town of Lissbeg on the west coast of Ireland, but, as local librarian Hanna Casey gathers material for an exhibition on Ireland's struggle for Independence, secrets revealed in her Great-Aunt's diary expose her own family history of love, dishonour and revenge. Will Hanna risk personal and professional fallout by keeping those war-torn secrets to herself, or will she honour the exhibition's spirit of shared storytelling?
Meanwhile, newly-wed Aideen has just had her first baby and becomes convinced that she needs to find her own dad, whom she's never known. But is she really prepared for the consequences?
Hanna and Aideen each face decisions and it soon becomes clear that, when old wounds are opened and forgotten memories disturbed, history is never just about the past. Will they discover that finding happiness is all about living in the present?
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Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 152 x 232 x 30mm | 440g
  • Castleknock, Ireland
  • English
  • 1529361052
  • 9781529361056
  • 150,637

About Felicity Hayes-McCoy

Felicity Hayes-McCoy, author of the best-selling Finfarran series, was born in Dublin, Ireland. She studied literature at UCD before moving to England in the 1970s to train as an actress. Her work as a writer ranges from TV and radio drama and documentary, to screenplays, music theatre, memoir and children's books. Her Finfarran novels are widely read on both sides of the Atlantic, and in Australia, and have been translated into six languages.
She and her husband, opera director Wilf Judd, live in the West Kerry Gaeltacht and in Bermondsey, London. She blogs about life in both places on her website www.felicityhayesmccoy.co.uk and you can follow her on Twitter @fhayesmccoy and on Facebook at Felicity Hayes-McCoy Author.
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