Christmas Magic

By Cathy Kelly

A festive collection of short stories by the natural heir to Maeve Binchy

Cathy Kelly, the number 1 best-selling Irish author, has created her first collection of heart-warming short stories. Christmas Magic is full of charming tales of life, love and the everyday dilemmas that we all face, all told in Cathy’s warm voice.

From Dolores and Genevieve, two spinster sisters who must finally break free from their mother’s powerful personality, to Alice, who is facing having to open her home and her heart to the one visitor that she doesn’t want this Christmas, from a captivating family story triggered by a letter to Lily’s disastrous arrival at her best friend’s wedding, these are stories to make you laugh, cry and nod in recognition.

Relax and unwind in front of a roaring fire and indulge yourself in these, and many other humorous and uplifting tales. Remember that Christmas comes but once a year, so let the magic reel you in…

Format: Hardback
Release Date: 10 Nov 2011
Pages: 342
ISBN: 978-0-00-743734-4
Cathy Kelly is a number 1 bestselling author. She worked as a journalist before becoming a novelist, and has published eleven bestselling books.She is also an ambassador for UNICEF in Ireland. She lives in Wicklow with her husband, John, and their twin sons, Murray and Dylan.

”'The perfect way to take time out from Christmas shopping. Five stars” - Star magazine

”'Funny and touching…Kelly’s witty writing will warm you up” - Woman’s Own

”'This is perfect!” - Essentials magazine

”'From the elderly sisters living in the shadow of their mother's ghost to the middle-aged mother preparing to confront her ex-husband's family, the characters are engaging and the plotlines easy to pick up. And with Cathy Kelly at the helm, readers can rest assured that Santa's sack contains a happy ending for all.” - Daily Telegraph (Aus)