You only get one second chance ...Mary Mackey has endured so much loss in her twenty-nine years that people call her 'Mary of the Sorrows'. Mary has settled for a humdrum existence, a life lived apart from the crowd. That way she hopes to avoid further grief. Her friends - Penny, Ivan and Adam - seem more together but they are just as damaged. Penny's loneliness, Ivan's cowardice and Adam's duplicity are all signs of lives going off the tracks. When a mysterious American moves in beside Mary, her friends are intrigued but she tries to avoid him. Little can they guess that his wounds run at least as deep as theirs, and that his arrival in town will challenge each of them to face their demons. And it will force Mary to decide if she can take a chance on living again...
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Full of charm ... we couldn't put it down ( Closer)
Emotionally charged ( Heat)
I loved every page ... It so impressed me that I will be reading it again. ( Irish Mail on Sunday)
A delightful roller-coaster ride of emotion ( Sunday Independent)
A rollicking good read ( Sunday World)
Influenced by the death of her parents and a friend at an early age, McPartlin's books could be grim, but her experience as a stand-up comic provide a counterbalance, producing nicely rounded novels with a light touch ... the perfect escape ( Irish Independent)
Anna McPartlin's life and her writing are all about finding humour and humanity in even the darkest situations. Her experience of losing her parents at a young age has given her a profound understanding of loss, surviving it, and making the very best of life. Before becoming a full-time writer Anna was, among other things, a stand-up comedian and a claims adjuster. As well as novels, she writes TV comedy drama. She is in her thirties and lives outside Dublin with her husband, a musician.
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