There are so many stories hidden behind closed doors . . . It's late at night and the rain is pouring down on the Dublin city streets. She watches . . .In a kitchen on the same square, a girl waits anxiously for her mum to come home. Her landlord is absent, but there are already things about him that don't quite add up . .
From the number one bestselling author Claudia Carroll comes a warm, feel-good story that will make you laugh and cry, and above all, leave you with a feeling of hope. 'A wise, warm and witty gem . . . I loved it' Carmel Harrington 'Funny, smart and thoroughly engaging' Liz Nugent 'It made me laugh and it made me weep . . . a stunning book' Sinead Moriarty So many stories hidden behind closed doors . . . It's late at night and the rain is pouring down on the Dublin city streets. A mother is grieving for her dead child. She stands silently outside the home of the teenage boy she believes responsible. She watches . . . In a kitchen on the same square, a girl waits anxiously for her mum to come home. She knows exactly where she is, but she knows she cannot reach her. A few doors down, and a widow sits alone in her room. She has just delivered a bombshell to her family during dinner and her life is about to change forever. And an aspiring theatre director has just moved in to a flat across the street. Her landlord is absent, but there are already things about him that don't quite add up . . . Welcome to Primrose Square. Praise for Claudia Carroll: 'Modern, warm, insightful and filled with characters that felt like friends at the end' Emma Hannigan 'Original, poignant and funny . . . [full of] wit and humour' Sheila O'Flanagan 'It bubbles and sparkles like pink champagne' Patricia Scanlan 'Full of warmth, humour and emotion . . . I guarantee you'll love it' Melissa Hill
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Beautiful . . . a stunning book full of wonderful characters that you grow to care about so deeply. The story is so perfectly paced and I loved the twist. It made me laugh and made me weep. It is layered, tender, warm, funny and heartbreaking. A truly wonderful book by an immensely talented writer * Sinead Moriarty * A wonderful read dealing with all of our human frailties through a prism of warmth and compassion. This is such an appealing story . . . Funny, smart and thoroughly engaging * Liz Nugent * A wise, warm and witty gem, that will make you weep as you uncover the truths of the residents of Primrose Square. This is a special novel and I loved it -- Carmel Harrington Modern, warm, insightful and filled with characters that felt like friends at the end -- Emma Hannigan Original, poignant and funny . . . [full of] wit and humour -- Sheila O' Flanagan It bubbles and sparkles like pink champagne -- Patricia Scanlan Full of warmth, humour and emotion . . . I guarantee you'll love it -- Melissa Hill Claudia Carroll is a master of creating a great story . . . A brilliantly readable, funny novel. Highly recommended * Fabulous * An emotional roller-coaster . . . Hilarious, effervescent, heart-warming * Irish Independent * Brilliantly funny stuff * Sun * A heroine you just want fate to smile on * Heat * Immerse yourself in this heartwarming story * Candis Magazine * A warm, insightful novel * Woman and Home * The pages of this new, very human story teem with characters we can all recognise as they experience some of real life's most emotive and painful issues. But there is also love, hope, friendship, humour and a fascinating glimpse into the world of the theatre. Clever, compelling and wise, this is a summer novel to cherish... * Lancashire Evening Post * At its heart it is a story about the power of female friendships, how people deal with personal crises and change, the need for honesty in relationships and the need for people to take risks if they are to move forward... a thought-provoking and insightful story which explores some dark themes * Nudge Books * Full of well-drawn, loveable characters. It made me laugh and it made me cry. It is layered, tender, warm, funny and heart-breaking -- Sinead Moriarty * Dublin Sunday Independent * What an impressive story of women's friendship, of their strength or to borrow a well known 90s phrase - Girl Power! * Rachel's Random Reads * This book had tons and mystery and intrigue but also loads of heart * Fabulous Book Fiend * Tackling sensitive issues that are associated with a loss of power, Claudia Carroll shows she has a deep understanding of motives and human nature. She has written about these issues so very well, exploring the darker side of emotions and opening the cracks that never lay buried for ever because they need to be talked about and healed. So poignant and heartbreaking but also a glimmer of light even though life has changed. One not to miss! * Jera's Jamboree * There is so much to love about this book - its depiction of life's pain and problems, the search for belonging, and how it feels to be a woman and a mother * Irish Independent * Classic Claudia Carroll. A gentle, cashmere-blanket read which will move you, but also have you laughing along with the everyday shenanigans * Dublin Sunday Independent * There is so much to love about this book - its depiction of life's pain and problems, the search for belonging, and how it feels to be a woman and a mother * Belfast Telegraph * Just the right mix of laughter and tears... a sparky summer read * Woman's Own * Just the right mix of laughter and tears - a fab read * Women's Weekly *
About Claudia Carroll
Claudia Carroll lives in Dublin. She's the author of fourteen novels, selling more than half a million copies and gracing the bestseller charts regularly; including the Irish number one spot. Three of her books have been optioned for film and TV. Claudia stars in the Dublin-based soap opera Fair City.
The Secrets of Primrose Square by Claudia Carroll
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