Secrets of a Happy Marriage
By Cathy Kelly
Number One bestseller Cathy Kelly returns with a sparkling tale of family, friends, and marriages in trouble, told with her trademark Irish wit, warmth and wisdom.
The Sunday Times Number 3 Bestseller
'Wise, warm, compassionate and full of characters I loved ... it's like having a great gossip with your best friends' Marian Keyes
A family gathering, a moment of celebration, a time to come together - and fall apart...
Recently married Bess should be blissfully happy, but as she plans a party for her husband, the cracks are beginning to show.
Jojo, Bess's stepdaughter, has a point to make: Bess has swept into her father's life but she won't ever replace Jojo's late beloved mother.
Cousin Cari is a strong career-woman who isn't unnerved by anything - apart from facing the man who left her at the altar - and he's on the guest list.
As the party brings them all together, can the Brannigans discover the secrets of a happy marriage before it is too late?
Everyone loves Cathy Kelly:
'This top-notch storyteller once again cuts to the quick of modern women's lives and their relationships' Woman & Home
'Entertaining, moving and as vivid as a screenplay' Irish Independent
'A heart-warming story about family, love and loss' The Lady
'Love, laughter, tears and understanding are the perfect ingredients for a fabulous read' Sun
'An involving, heart-warming read about family, friends, love and disappointment' Fanny Blake, Sunday Express Magazine
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25 Oct 2016
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Wise, warm, compassionate and full of characters I loved ... it's like having a great gossip with your best friends — Marian Keyes
Entertaining, moving and vivid as a screenplay — Irish Independent
An uplifting story of warm, larger-than life characters. Comforting and feel good, the perfect treat read. — Good Housekeeping
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
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
A heart-warming story about family, love and loss — HELENA GUMLEY MASON, THE LADY
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