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It Was Only Ever You
06 Oct 2016 * HARDBACK * £18.99 * 9781784082413

Heartbreak and misunderstandings are woven through this uplifting story of a woman who can never quite believe that her gorgeous husband really loves her.

Fiction / FA (Fiction)
Extent: 448 pages  Format: 228 x 145 mm
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That Girl
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Also by Kate Kerrigan
It Was Only Ever Youby Kate Kerrigan

Set, like Maeve Binchy's early bestsellers, in late 1950s Ireland and New York, this is the story of three women and the charismatic man with whom their lives are interwoven.

Patrick Murphy has charm to burn and a singing voice to die for. Many people will recognise his talent. Many women will love him. Rose, the sweetheart he leaves behind in Ireland, can never forget him and will move heaven and earth to find him again, long after he has married another woman. Ava, the heiress with no self-confidence except on the dance floor, falls under his spell. And tough Sheila Klein, orphaned by the Holocaust and hungry for success as a music manager, she will be ruthless in her determination to unlock his extraordinary star quality.

But in the end, Patrick Murphy's heart belongs to only one of them. Which one will it be?

Kate Kerrigan is a New York Times bestselling author whose novels have been translated into fifteen languages. Kate worked as an editor and journalist, editing many of Britain's most successful young women's magazines before returning to her native Ireland in the 1990s to edit Irish Tatler. She has a weekly column in the Irish edition of the Daily Mail and contributes regularly to the RTÉ Radio programme Sunday Miscellany. @katekerrigan

Bestselling Irish author Kate Kerrigan.

From the author of The Dress.

Winner - Historical Romantic Novel of the Year 2017.

'Great drama, fabulous characters, heart-wrenching emotion and period detail galore' Daily Mail

A beautifully wrought love story... Kate's style deftly weaves believable characters and romantic longing with the everyday dramas that bind and divide local communities' Irish Daily Star

Ideal read for lovers of historical fiction... A classic love story with a musical twist' Bleach House Library

No one does lavish vintage romance like Kate Kerrigan... Emotional drama, with fabulous characters' Daily Mail

'A wonderfully atmospheric novel from an author at the top of her game' Irish Independent

Kerrigan is such a wonderful story-teller, who can bring her characters to life at the blink of an eye. Enchanting, beautifully written, and perfect to lose yourself in... A romantic, glistening gem of literary beauty' The Writing Garnet

Exquisitely written, wonderfully told and riveting from start to finish... A dazzling page-turner that transports readers back to the past with plenty of style and flair. Kate Kerrigan is a superb storyteller... One of the year's best books!' Bookish Jottings

'An incredibly well written, colourful and very moving story' Random Things Through My Letterbox

A delight of a read. It is a pitch-perfect romantic novel where all the characters are as real to me as I am myself' Linda's Book Bag.

'A compelling storyline, fascinating and authentic characters, and a realistic setting make this book a must read. A book that will engross you and will stay with you afterwards' Sibzz Reads.

A dramatic and all-consuming story about relationships in all of their forms... A stunning story' Books Of All Kinds

'Kerrigan's writing hooks you and sweeps you along. Anyone with a fondness for romance novels will love this book' Historical Novels Review

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