A fresh, funny new voice. Ella Griffin can make you laugh and then cry in the turn of a page.
As debut novels go this is one stomping entry into the world of storytelling. Like all good romcoms, Postcards from the Heart is a love story with a twist, but its also got the added element of wit, humour and the odd tear here and there. A fabulous read.
Following the lives of four thirty-something friends, it has all the elements of great chick-lit: think the humour of Marian Keyes, the warmth of Cathy Kelly, with just a sprinkling of Jackie Collins naughtiness thrown in for good measure.
A touching story that reminds us all that love's never as simple as it sounds.
packed with characters, plot twists and humorous incident ... a journey on which many readers will be happily swept away
Written with warmth and humour Irish authors appear so good at
A brilliant read which I found it hard to put down.
A smart portrayal of four friends' efforts to find a path through the undergrowth of thirtysomething life.
Ella Griffin's hugely enjoyable debut ... deftly mixes light and shade, humour and conflict ... like Allison Pearson in I don't know how She Does It, Griffin puts a fresh spin on the having-it-all conundrum of juggling relationships and caring from children and parents with the demands of a career.
'A funny, zany romp through the glitzier side of Dublin'
This thrilling story of romance and deceit is too good to put down.
'A brilliant debut novel' (4 stars)