The warm, witty and refreshingly honest novel from the Irish bestseller Clare Dowling. Whether you're a mother, a sister, a daughter or a grandmother, this hilarious story of teenage pregnancy and mistaken identity is guaranteed to have you laughing out loud.
Every family has its ups and downs ...
Aisling Brady is miserable. So is her husband Mossy. The three kids are too. Yet nobody dares say a thing. Instead the Bradys keep their heads down and grimly look forward to another miserable Christmas in Dublin.
What Aisling doesn't know is that this year, they will get the most unexpected gift of all. One that will bring joy and heartbreak, hope and a string of sleepless nights.
As their world is turned upside down, questions have to be asked. But are the Bradys ready to face the truth about themselves? And what each of them has done?
Commercial fiction at its most entertaining - Marian Keyes
Very funny and original - Cathy Kelly
For Sheila O'Flanagan and Cathy Kelly fans, a warm, Irish, poignant read - Bookseller
Wonderfully entertaining - Sunday Tribune
Sparkling and witty - Irish Tatler
Witty and refreshingly honest - Irish World
Clare Dowling was born in Kilkenny in 1968. She trained as an actress and has worked in theatre, film and radio. She has had drama and children's fiction published and is currently a scriptwriter on Ireland's top soap, FAIR CITY. She lives in Dublin and is married with a son. She is expecting her second baby in October.
FAST FORWARD, published by Poolbeg Press; and a children's book, CLASS ACTS: MONOLOGUES FOR TEENAGERS, published by New Island