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Secrets of a Happy Marriage

Secrets of a Happy Marriage

The wonderful and heart-warming new novel full of secrets, lies and family ties from Sunday Times bestselling author, Cathy Kelly.

Bess is hoping to show everyone just how happy her recent marriage is, but behind all the party-planning the cracks are beginning to show. Why is joining a family so difficult?

Jojo, Bess’s stepdaughter, has a point to make. Bess is not her mother, and she won’t replace the one she’s been missing every day for the last two years. And will she ever get the chance to become a mum herself?

Cousin Cari is a fierce career-woman who isn’t unnerved by anything – apart from facing the man who left her at the alter, and he’s on the guestlist. Her job has been a safe place to hide ever since – but is it time to let love into her life again?

Thanks to laughter, tears and one surprise appearance, the Brannigans might just discover the secrets of a happy marriage . . . But will they find out before it’s too late?

Read by Caroline Lennon

(p) 2017 Orion Publishing Group
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Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Modern & Contemporary Fiction (post C 1945)

On Sale: 9th March 2017

Price: £19.99

ISBN-13: 9781409161691

Reviews

Wise, warm, compassionate and full of characters I loved ... it's like having a great gossip with your best friends
Marian Keyes
This top-notch storyteller once again cuts to the quick of modern women's lives and their relationships
Woman & Home
Emotional, believable and smart, this is fiction at its best
Heat
Entertaining, moving and vivid as a screenplay
Irish Independent
A heart-warming story about family, love and loss
HELENA GUMLEY MASON, THE LADY
An uplifting story of warm, larger-than life characters. Comforting and feel good, the perfect treat read.
Good Housekeeping
Love, laughter, tears and understanding are the perfect ingredients for a fabulous read
Natasha Harding, THE SUN
I was fascinated by Kelly's well - drawn, entirely believable characters and the various difficult situations they are facing.
Sara Lawrence, DAILY MAIL
It's an involving, heart-warming read about family, friends, love and disappointment
Fanny Blake, SUNDAY EXPRESS MAGAZINE
With quotes from luminaries as diverse as Gandhi, Galileo and Oscar Wilde setting the tone for each chapter, this is an engaging and perceptive tale from an accomplished author
Irish Sunday Independent