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Apartment 3B

by Patricia Scanlan

Delivering stories that span generations, and offering warmth, wisdom and love on every page - if you treasured Maeve Binchy, read Patricia Scanlan. Luxurious, expensive Apartment 3B is for sale. Many want it, only one can buy it. Its owner, Liz Lacey, successful artist and darling of the jetset, is about to make dramatic changes in her life. Many of Dublin's elite come to view her apartment: sophisticated, cosmopolitan Lainey Conroy, globe-trotting media personality; Hugh Cassidy; gentle, determined Claire Moran who has triumphed over adversity; ambitious but tender-hearted Dominic Kent. And Cecily, sister-in-law to Lainey, who will stop at nothing in her plan for revenge ...

Apartment 3B

by Patricia Scanlan

In the tradition of Maeve Binchy, internationally bestselling author Patricia Scanlan takes readers on a dazzling ride where Dublin's elite will stop at nothing to be the sole owner of the city's most luxurious apartment.The best address in Dublin is for sale! Its owner, successful artist Liz Lacey, is set to make big changes in her life. She is selling the luxurious apartment that no longer feels like home. In great excitement, Dublin's elite flock to view her apartment: sophisticated Lainey Conroy; plucky Claire Moran, who has triumphed over adversity; ambitious but tender-hearted Dominic Kent. And Cecily, sister-in-law to Lainey, who will stop at nothing in her plan for revenge. Who will emerge victorious? One thing is for certain; there will be many upsets along the way... Full of warmth and wit, Apartment 3B is an engrossing family drama from the bestselling author of With All My Love and A Time for Friends.

City Girl

by Patricia Scanlan

Delivering stories that span generations, and offering warmth, wisdom and love on every page - if you treasured Maeve Binchy, read Patricia Scanlan Three very different women face heartache, upheaval and reinvention in this romantic drama, which praises the power of friendship to pull you through when life gets tough. At 21, Devlin is seduced by the suave, sophisticated Colin Cantrell-King, an older married man and her boss. But this affair will leave her with some tough decisions to make. Caroline is afraid of being left on the shelf so jumps at the chance to marry the cool, detached and very attractive Richard. But, why does he never return her ardour with equal passion? Married mother Maggie feels trapped in a loveless marriage until she discovers her husband's infidelity. What will she do with her new-found sense of liberation?

City Girl

by Patricia Scanlan

In the tradition of Maeve Binchy, internationally bestselling author Patricia Scanlan delivers a charming and witty story about the strength and power of friendship.Whatever life holds, friends come first. A beautiful blonde, a quiet brown-eyed girl, and a redhead looking for adventure: meet Devlin, Caroline, and Maggie. Their staunch three-way friendship is born while sharing a house in Dublin and, over the years and their turbulent love lives, soon becomes the only certainty they have. That, and their membership of the city's most prestigious health center for high-profile women: City Girl. Through bad times and good, this place will be their refuge. Full of warmth, wit, and wisdom, City Girl is a brilliant family drama from the bestselling author of With All My Love and A Time for Friends.

City Lives

by Patricia Scanlan

Devlin, Caroline and Maggie. Women in their prime. They have it all. Careers. Success. Marriage. They are the envy of their peers. But at what price?City Lives is the story of three women who have one great certainy in their lives: their friendship. The enduring bonds of loyalty and love will carry them through the toughest times towards a brighter future.'A page-turner for romantics' Ireland on Sunday

City Lives

by Patricia Scanlan

Devlin, Caroline, and Maggie's friendship is tested like never before in this engrossing follow-up to internationally bestselling author Patricia Scanlan's City Woman.A friendship to last a lifetime. Devlin, Caroline, and Maggie are women in their prime. They have it all. Careers. Success. Marriage. They are the envy of their peers. But at what price? The only certainty in their lives is their friendship. Now the enduring bonds of loyalty and love will be tested to the limit if they are to carry them through the toughest of times towards a brighter future. Full of warmth, wit, and wisdom, City Lives is a wonderful family drama from the bestselling author of With All My Love and A Time for Friends.

City Woman

by Patricia Scanlan

Devlin's flair and ambition has made a success of the 'City Girl' health and leisure complex. Expansion is next on her agenda, But what of Luke Reilly, a man used to getting his own way? His interest is more than professional. Soon Devlin is forced to make a decision that will have a huge impact on her life.Caroline, still coming to terms with her husband's revelations, has to do some serious thinking. Can she face the future on her own or will she resort to the crutches of drugs and drink that have always carried her through?Maggie, torn between motherhood and career, finds her marriage under threat. Her husband's total lack of support enrages and frustrates her. After years of putting other people's needs before her own, Maggie has to decide if it's time to put herself first.

City Woman

by Patricia Scanlan

Devlin, Caroline, and Maggie's friendship is tested like never before in this engrossing follow-up to internationally bestselling author Patricia Scanlan's City Girl.Friends through thick and thin. Devlin's flair and ambition has made the City Girl health and leisure complex highly successful. But soon she will be forced to choose between her personal and professional lives. Caroline, still coming to terms with her husband's revelations, faces an uncertain future. Will she be able to fight her demons? Maggie, torn between motherhood and career, finds her marriage under threat. After years of putting other people's needs before her own, Maggie has to decide if it's time to put herself first. Full of warmth, wit, and wisdom, City Woman is an engrossing family drama from the bestselling author of With All My Love and A Time for Friends.

Coming Home

by Patricia Scanlan

Two sisters ... two very different lives. Alison's American dream is in tatters. Her highflying career is on the skids and her Upper East Side apartment is now way beyond her means. But pride prevents her from telling her family back home just how bad things are. Olivia is fraught trying to juggle family, career, preparations for Christmas and organize a surprise party for their mother's seventieth birthday. How she envies, and sometimes resents, her sister Alison and her life of excitement and affluence in New York. Coming home is the last thing Alison wants to do, especially now that she's met a rather attractive neighbour. But family ties are strong. Alison and Olivia must sort their differences, throw a party and Christmas might just bring changes for Alison that she could never have imagined ...

Coming Home . . . for Christmas

by Patricia Scanlan

In the tradition of Maeve Binchy, internationally bestselling author Patricia Scanlan delivers a heartwarming holiday tale about the bonds of sisterhood and the importance of family.Two sisters...two very different lives. Alison's American dream is in tatters. Her highflying career is on the skids and her Upper East Side apartment is now way beyond her means. But pride prevents her from telling her family back home just how bad things are. Olivia is fraught trying to juggle family, career, preparations for Christmas, and organizing a surprise party for their mother's seventieth birthday. How she envies, and sometimes resents, her sister Alison and her life of excitement and affluence in New York. Coming home for the holidays is the last thing Alison wants to do, especially now that she's met a rather attractive neighbor. But family ties are strong. Alison and Olivia must sort their differences, throw a party and Christmas might just bring changes for Alison that she could never have imagined...

Divided Loyalties

by Patricia Scanlan

Shauna and Greg's marriage is under pressure. She wants another baby. He doesn't. She also has to endure her obnoxious in-laws, 'The Freeloaders', Della, Eddie and their spoilt kids. Shauna's glad to be moving abroad - she'll be free of them at long last. But three thousand miles won't stop the determined Della. Carrie, Shauna's sister, can't help feeling put upon. The burden of looking after their elderly father rests on her and she's fed up. Even though she loves her siblings, resentment builds. Can Carrie put her foot down and stand up for herself? Bobby, the youngest, has a poisoned relationship with his father who blames him for the premature death of his wife. A bitter confrontation leaves them estranged. The last Christmas the family got together was a disaster, but circumstances change. Can the family turn things around and finally put the past behind them as they prepare for another family gathering?

Divided Loyalties

by Patricia Scanlan

From internationally bestselling author Patricia Scanlan comes a delightful story about the struggles and victories of marriage, and the true meaning of family.One explosive family reunion! Shauna and Greg's marriage is under pressure. She wants another baby but he doesn't. She also has to endure her obnoxious in-laws, The Freeloaders: Della, Eddie, and their spoiled kids. Shauna's glad to be moving abroad--but three thousand miles won't stop the determined Della. Meanwhile Carrie, Shauna's sister, can't help feeling put upon. The burden of looking after their elderly father rests on her now and she's fed up. Even though she loves her siblings, resentment builds. Will Carrie put her foot down and stand up for herself? The last Christmas the family got together was a disaster. Now, as another get-together approaches, can they final turn things around and put the past behind them?

Finishing Touches

by Patricia Scanlan

Delivering stories that span generations, and offering warmth, wisdom and love on every page - if you treasured Maeve Binchy, read Patricia Scanlan.Three school friends, Cassie, Laura and Aileen, shared their secrets and dreams as young girls. Now they are together again, sharing their aspirations, as Cassie launches her interior design business, with a legacy that is to bring out the worst and the best in her family and friends.Finishing Touches is an engrossing story of schoolmates and soulmates, of shared secrets and desires - and how one young woman dared to make her impossible dream come true.

Finishing Touches

by Patricia Scanlan

In this charming offering from internationally bestselling author Patricia Scanlan, the ties of family are tested when siblings reunite to celebrate their sister's new interior design business.Will family and friends help Cassie Jordan follow her dreams--or hinder her? Meet Cassie Jordan as she launches the dream venture she has fought so hard to create: her own interior design business, named Finishing Touches. The party promises to be a night to remember; will Cassie's long-estranged sister, Barbara, bury her resentment and toast Cassie's success? Will their younger sister, Irene, travel all the way from the States for the big night? And will brother Mark ignore his wife's pettiness and support his sister when she needs him? What Cassie does know for certain is that her two oldest and best friends, Laura and Aileen, will be there by her side, supporting each other as they have done since their school days. Finishing Touches is an engrossing novel of schoolmates and soulmates, shared secrets, and desires--and how one woman dares to make her dreams come true.

Foreign Affairs

by Patricia Scanlan

Four women - Paula, Jennifer, Brenda and Rachel - all at a crossroads in their lives. All with difficult choices to make. All badly in need of a holiday...Paula is beautiful, ambitious and successful, she works hard and plays hard. Men find her irresistible...except for the one man she really wants. In her late thirties, Brenda longs for glamour and excitement. Tired of being a housewife stuck at home with her children, she is determined to make changes in her life. Then the unthinkable happens.Shy and timid, Rachel has always been dominated by her cold, intolerant father. But beneath the surface she is bubbling with suppressed rage. Does she have the courage to finally become her own woman?Jennifer is a true friend to them all. But when tragedy strikes, will Paula, Brenda and Rachel be there for Jennifer when she needs them?When the four women stay in a luxurious villa on a Greek island, they soon realize that they have embarked on more than just a foreign holiday. Amidst rows, arguments, laughter and fun they come to see each other in a different light. Can their friendships be sustained? Indeed, will their lives ever be the same again?

Foreign Affairs

by Patricia Scanlan

When four friends take a trip to Greece, they'll learn how strong their friendship truly is in this heartwarming novel from internationally bestselling author Patricia Scanlan.When four women stay in a luxurious villa on a Greek island, they soon realize that they have embarked on more than just a foreign holiday. Amid arguments, laughter, and fun, they come to see each other in a different light. Paula is beautiful, ambitious and successful. She works hard and plays hard. Men find their irresistible...except for the one man she really wants. In her late thirties, Brenda is tired of being a housewife stuck at home with her children. But then the unthinkable happens. Shy and timid, Rachel has always been dominated by her cold, intolerant father. Does she have the courage to finally become her own woman? Jennifer is a true friend to them all. But when tragedy strikes, will Paula, Brenda, and Rachel be there for Jennifer when she needs them?

Francesca's Party

by Patricia Scanlan

Delivering stories that span generations, and offering warmth, wisdom and love on every page - if you treasured Maeve Binchy, read Patricia Scanlan After years of being a loyal wife and mother, Francesca Kirwan finds her life changed irrevocably one dismal autumn morning when her husband Mark forgets his mobile phone. In the space of ten minutes her comfortable, safe, uneventful life is shattered. She has a choice - sink or swim. After a shaky start, Francesca's life takes a decidedly upward turn - new job, new friends, new love? Mark is not at all pleased and Mark's mistress, Nikki Langan, realises Francesca to be a far tougher woman than she expected. And then Francesca decides to throw a party, and that's when the fun really starts...

A Gift For You

by Patricia Scanlan

A warm, wise, funny and heartfelt collection of short stories from bestselling novelist Patricia Scanlan - the perfect gift and the perfect treat! Collected to celebrate Christmas, Valentine's Day, Mother's Day and birthdays, as well as offering wise words on how to deal with difficult days, these stories will entertain and delight readers. Meet Magdalena as she prepares for the birth of her first child, knowing her family are in another country - but will her fiancé surprise her for Christmas? Share memories of treasured tree decorations and the stories they hold. Delight as Irene remembers her husband on Valentine's Day and fate finds a way to remind her of the love they shared. Cheer along with Sophie as she finally finds the courage to deal with a fairweather friend, and laugh as a grandmother receives a visit from her granddaughter - only to turn the tables on her and show her who is boss! Lose yourself in sublime storytelling - the perfect gift for readers everywhere.

Mirror, Mirror

by Patricia Scanlan

When Chris Wallace looks in the mirror he sees a deep and complex man. He is, in fact, selfish, shallow and very, very devious. A master of deceit.Suzy Wallace, a woman scorned, wreaks havoc and revenge on her husband's mistress, once her best friend, now her sworn enemy. Ellen Munroe, the mother of Chris's child, finally has the chance for happiness with an honest, decent, steadfast man ...until Chris lies his way into her heart again.Mirror, Mirror is the story of women who have had enough and are about to get even. Chris Wallace watch out.

Mirror, Mirror

by Patricia Scanlan

Internationally bestselling author Patricia Scanlan explores the true strength of love when faced with deceit in this addicting and charming tale.When Chris Wallace looks in the mirror he sees a deep and complex man. He is, in fact, a master of deceit. Suzy Wallace, a woman scorned, is determined to wreak havoc and revenge on her husband's mistress, once her best friend, now her sworn enemy. Ellen Munroe, the mother of Chris's child, finally has the chance for happiness with an honest, decent, steadfast man...until Chris lies his way into her heart again. Mirror, Mirror is the story of two women who have had enough and are about to get even. Chris Wallace, watch out!

Promises, Promises

by Patricia Scanlan

The village of Glenree is home to the Munroe women: from the glamorous new in-law, Emma, to dogsbody Miriam and 'Airs-and-Graces' Sheila, who is forced to watch her own daughter Ellen become the talk of the county.Promises, Promises covers a decade in the lives of the four Munroe women - and the charming womanizer who left a trail of emotional destruction in his wake. A tale of love and heartbreak, laughter and tears that will strike a chord with all women...especially those who have loved a rotter!

Promises, Promises

by Patricia Scanlan

The Munroe women must overcome love and heartbreak in this warming novel by internationally bestselling author Patricia Scanlan.One small village has become a hotbed of intrigue! The village of Glenree is home to the Munroe women: from the glamorous new in-law Emma, to dogsbody Miriam, and "Airs-and-Graces" Sheila, who is forced to watch her own daughter Ellen become the talk of the country. Promises, Promises charts a turbulent decade in the lives of the four Munroe women--and the charming womanizer who left a trail of emotional destruction in his wake. A tale of love and heartbreak, laughter and tears that will strike a chord with all women...especially those who have loved a rotter!

A Time For Friends

by Patricia Scanlan

When are the boundaries of friendship pushed too far, and when is it time to stop flying over oceans for someone who wouldn't jump over a puddle for you? There comes a time when Hilary Hammond has to make that call. Hilary and Colette O'Mahony have been friends since childhood, but when irrepressible Jonathan Harpur breezes into Hilary's life and goes into business with her, Colette is not best pleased. After their first encounter Colette thinks he's a 'pushy upstart' while he thinks she's 'a snobby little diva'. And so the battle lines are drawn and Hilary is bang in the middle. But as the years roll by and each of them is faced with difficult times and tough decisions, one thing is clear ... to have a friend you must be a friend. And that's when Hilary discovers that sometimes your best friend can be your greatest enemy ...

A Time For Friends

by Patricia Scanlan

Delivering stories that span generations, and offering warmth, wisdom and love on every page - if you treasured Maeve Binchy, read Patricia Scanlan When are the boundaries of friendship pushed too far, and when is it time to stop flying over oceans for someone who wouldn't jump over a puddle for you? There comes a time when Hilary Hammond has to make that call. Hilary and Colette O'Mahony have been friends since childhood, but when irrepressible Jonathan Harpur breezes into Hilary's life and goes into business with her, Colette is not best pleased. After their first encounter Colette thinks he's a 'pushy upstart' while he thinks she's 'a snobby little diva'. And so the battle lines are drawn and Hilary is bang in the middle. But as the years roll by and each of them is faced with difficult times and tough decisions, one thing is clear ... to have a friend you must be a friend. And that's when Hilary discovers that sometimes your best friend can be your greatest enemy ...

A Time for Friends

by Patricia Scanlan

From the #1 internationally bestselling author comes her next heartwarming and comforting Irish-set novel about the complexities of lifelong friendship, perfect for fans of Maeve Binchy and Cathy Kelly.When are the boundaries of friendship pushed too far, and when is it time to stop flying over oceans for someone who wouldn't jump over a puddle for you? There comes a time when Hilary Hammond has to make that call. Hilary and Colette O'Mahony have been friends since childhood, but when irrepressible Jonathan Harpur breezes into Hilary's life and goes into business with her, Colette is not pleased. After their first encounter, Colette thinks he's a "pushy upstart" while he thinks she's "a snobby little diva." And so the battle lines are drawn--and Hilary is square in the middle. But as the years roll by and each of them is faced with difficult times and tough decisions, one thing is clear: to have a friend you must be a friend.

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