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The Perfect Gift: A warm, uplifting and unforgettable novel of mothers and daughters

Emma Hannigan

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Fiction, Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

The perfect summer read, this beautiful, moving novel of mothers and daughters and the secrets they share will fill hearts with love and light this summer.

Happy Birthday, darling girl... Ever since she can remember, Roisin has received a birthday card in the post. Signed with love from the birth mother she has never met.

Brought up by her adoptive parents, Keeley and Doug, Roisin has wanted for nothing. But on her thirtieth birthday a letter comes that shakes her world.

For Keeley, who's raised Roisin as her own, the letter reminds her of a secret she's been holding for thirty years.

And for Nell, keeping watch in the lighthouse, the past is a place she rarely goes. Until a young runaway arrives seeking shelter, and unwraps the gift of hope for them all...

If you love Patricia Scanlan and Cathy Kelly's warm novels, you will adore Emma Hannigan's The Perfect Gift.

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Praise for The Perfect Gift: A warm, uplifting and unforgettable novel of mothers and daughters

  • A glorious read . . . A wonderfully uplifting novel about women's friendship by a writer who understands exactly how women think

  • Hannigan's novel, much like the vivacious author herself, is brimming with hope, joy and inspiration - Sunday Independent

  • A moving tale celebrating the bonds between women, Emma Hannigan beautifully captures the difficult and wondrous thing that is loving and learning to let go . . . just a little. An excellent read - Irish Tatler

  • Emotional and heartbreaking . . . A fast-paced story with endearingly warm characters - you'll savour this touching tale

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Emma Hannigan

Emma Hannigan is the author of four bestselling novels including Keeping Mum and a bestelling memoir, Talk to the Headscarf which charted her journey through cancer. Emma lives in Bray, Ireland, with her husband and two children.

For more about Emma, visit her website www.emmahannigan.com or follow her on Twitter @MsEmmaHannigan.

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