Olivia Healy is about to marry handsome Barry Breslin - heir to Breslin's Bakery - in a proper white wedding. It looks as if the family's luck is changing. Queenie, Olivia's grandmother, married in haste. Lorraine, Olivia's mother, ran off with the lion tamer from the circus. What they don't know is that Olivia is about to meet Lorenzo O'Brien.
Olivia Healy is about to marry handsome Barry Breslin - heir to Breslin's Bakery - in a proper white wedding. It looks as if the family's luck is changing. Queenie, Olivia's grandmother, married in haste and settled for her daughter and her shop in Abbeyville. Lorraine, Olivia's mother, ran off with the lion tamer from the circus, and had to settle for Phil Healey. What they don't know is that Olivia is about to meet Lorenzo O'Brien and that things are going to go wildly wrong...
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'Great dialogue and terrific set pieces, all the hallmarks of Joan O'Neill's writing.' -- Julie Parsons, Sunday Independent (Ireland) 'One is soon captivated by O'Neill's gift for storytelling. Human interest plots abound, peopled with characters various and engaging ... all ages and psychologies are sketched with a wise hand.' -- Irish Times 'This is her best yet. The story of these three brave young Irish women will get Joan O'Neill a whole new readership - and her fans will love it.' -- Betty Burton on LEAVING HOME 'An absolutely glorious book that captivates from the start.' Daily Record on A HOUSE FULL OF WOMEN 'Vibrant characters and a tremendous pulse' -- Miriam Fitzpatrick (RTE GUIDE) on House Full of Wo 'A dramatic plot, very believable human characters. Their emotions and reactions are so true, irrepressible and natural.' -- Katie Donovan on TURN OF THE TIDE
About Joan O'Neill
Joan O'Neill began her writing career in 1987 with short stories and serials. Her first novel, Daisy Chain War, published in 1990, won the Reading Association of Ireland Special Merit Award and was short-listed for the Bisto Award. In 1997 her bestselling novel Leaving Home was published, followed by its bestselling sequel Turn of the Tide in 1998..
A House Full of Women by Joan O'Neill
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