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  • Hachette Books Ireland
  • Hachette Books Ireland

Life Before Us

Roisin Meaney

2 Reviews

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Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)

The new novel from the Number One Bestselling author about chance and falling in love.

Meet George and Alice ...

Three facts about George
His daughter Suzi is the best thing in his life.
His job teaching in the local primary school comes a close second.
He's never tried online dating but there's a first time for everything.

Three facts about Alice
Her boyfriend of six months has a wife she knew nothing about.
She never thought that at the age of thirty-two she would be returning to her childhood home town -- jobless and homeless.
While her heart might have been trampled on, somewhere deep inside she's still holding out for love.

One fact about love
It's everywhere - or nowhere - depending on where you look.

This is the story of George and Alice, two lonely hearts unknowingly orbiting each other's lives. But will their paths converge - and what will happen if they do?

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Praise for Life Before Us

  • A typically heart-warming tale of new beginnings and finding true romance from a prolific author whose belief in the power of random acts of kindness percolates her writing - RTE Guide

  • [Roisin Meaney is] one of our most successful writers - Irish Daily Mail

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Roisin Meaney

Roisin Meaney was born in Listowel, Co Kerry, She has lived in the US, Canada, Africa and Europe but is now based in Limerick, Ireland. This Number One bestselling author is a consistent presence on the Irish bestseller list and she is the author of twenty novels including three stand alone novels set in the fictional island off the west coast of Ireland: One Summer, After the Wedding and I'll Be Home for Christmas. Her other bestsellers include: The Last Week of May, The People Next Door, Half Seven on a Thursday, Love in the Making, The Things We Do For Love, Something in Common, Two Fridays in April, The Reunion, The Anniversary, The Restaurant, It's that Time of Year and The Book Club.

She has also written books for children. Connect with Roisin Meaney on

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