Sheila O’Flanagan’s MY MOTHER’S SECRET is published in hardback by Headline today – her 21st novel with them, and 24th book – the others being volumes of short stories.
MY MOTHER’S SECRET unveils long-buried secrets that threaten to unravel relationships between family members. On the day of their parent’s surprise wedding anniversary party, Steffie and her brother and sister realize they may not know everything about their family. MY MOTHER’S SECRET is an engaging, warm and thought-provoking new novel about a secret that can’t be kept under wraps any longer.
Sheila, an ex-bond dealer and financial journalist whose novels have all been immediate No. 1 Irish bestsellers. Her books have been described as ‘necessary to women as chocolate, and just as addictive!’ Her last three novels have sold in excess of 1,000,000 copies in their British editions. She was the recipient of the prestigious Irish Tatler Literary Woman of the Year award in 2003. When each publication, she breaks her record of weeks at No. 1.
Praise for Sheila O’Flanagan
‘Sheila O’Flanagan never, ever disappoints.’ – Nancy Barnes, Gobshites and Eeijts
‘One of the most popular women’s fiction writers, very much in the same vein as Maeve Binch, writing about families relationships and finding love.’ – Driffield Leader
‘O’Flanagan users her considerable skill as a writer to keep the reader absorbed throughout. Expect another huge success.’ – Irish News (Belfast)