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Carmel Harrington

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January 04, 1971

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International bestseller Carmel Harrington writes issue-driven popular fiction. From Co. Wexford, she lives in a small village with her husband Roger, two children Amelia and Nate, and their rescue dog, George Bailey.

Her uplifting and inspiring books, all regular chart-toppers, have captured the hearts of readers worldwide and are translated into eight languages to date, in eleven territories. Published by Harper Collins, her books have been described by the Daily Mail as ‘beautifully written, emotionally intelligent and moving in the extreme.’

Her much anticipated eighth novel, My Pear-Shaped Life will be published in Ireland, UK, Australia, New Zealand and US in April 2020. Previous novels include the Irish Times and number one Amazon bes
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Carmel Harrington Hello, delighted to hear you are planning to read soon. I hope you enjoy the family as they boldly go!
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Hello, delighted to hear you are planning to read soon. I hope you enjoy the family as they boldly go!
The idea for The Things I Should Have Told You, came from a couple of areas. As a child, we loved caravan holidays and enjoyed a fabulous weekend away once in a campervan. So that inspired the Campervan aspect of the story. I travelled a lot in my 20's and early 30's. And I learnt a lot during these travels, in particular that the world is both a big and small place. That kindness is found in the most remote of areas. Travel changes you. I wanted to explore how travel might change a fractured family, who were not the best versions of themselves. Would seeing the world through new eyes, change how they saw themselves and each other?
As for a break, no, I'm afraid not! I wrote Every Time a Bell Rings, in between The Life You Left and this one. And I've already written book 5 - called 72 Derry Lane! Have a lovely weekend and let me know what you think of the story! Carmel x(less)
Carmel Harrington Love that I have kept you company on your train journey the odd time! What are you reading now Ciara?
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Anton Van Hi Carmel, thank you so much for accepting my request. I am honored by you allowing me to interact with you and I hope that this would remain a mutually beneficial relationship. I wish you the absolute best for this year and I hope that your life would be filled with love, laughter and amazing accomplishments. Have a fantastic day. Anton. Amanda: More Than Any Woman


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