Irish Sunday Times bestseller Carmel Harrington writes issue driven contemporary fiction. With comparisons to Maeve Binchy & Liane Moriarty, Carmel writes with warmth and compassion about characters so believable that they could be sitting beside you. From Co. Wexford she lives in a small village with her husband Roger and two young children, Amelia and Nate. Carmel has published six novels, won two writing awards - Kindle Book of the Year 2013 and Romantic eBook of the Year 2013 and been shortlisted for a BGE Irish Book Award in 2016. Her books are published worldwide, regular chart toppers and are translated into eight languages to date. In 2017, she published two books - the official ITV novel and UK bestseller Cold Feet The Lost Years and The Woman at 72 Derry Lane which remained in the Irish Top 10 for five weeks. Her other bestsellers include The Things I Should Have Told You, Every Time A Bell Rings, The Life You Left and Beyond Grace's Rainbow. She is a regular on Irish television as a panellist on TV3's Elaine Show. In addition, she is Chair of Wexford Literary Festival, which she co-founded. For more information visit www.carmelharrington.com. You can find Carmel on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram: @HappyMrsH.
`It will pull you in, make you laugh and break your heart - in a good way!' - USA Today Bestselling Author Abby Green `A bittersweet, quietly brilliant novel that will make you cry, laugh and cry all over again.' - Female First `Funny, poignant and bursting with heartfelt humour.' - I Heart... Chick Lit `You will laugh, you will cry, you might even get angry. One thing is for sure - this, thanks to the warmth of writing and the level of feeling Harrington obviously has for her characters, is a story you will never forget.' - AfterTheFinalChapters.com `I can hand on my heart honestly say that this book has blown me away. Treat yourself to it. It's not just for us chick-lit ladies. It's for everyone who enjoys a good read and a brilliant book. It's Sensational.' - PajamaBookGirl Praise for `The Life You Left': `Engaging from the first page, at times emotional, at others thoughtful, The Life You Left will make you see life in a different way.' - Women's Way `Heartwrenching and heartwarming' - The Evening Herald "Guaranteed to brighten your day - once you have dried your tears!" - Novelicious `Carmel Harrington has done it again! Brilliantly written and as a second novel for this author, it surpasses all expectations.' -Chicklit Club `Not only proves what an amazing book this is, but what a discovery Carmel Harrington is to the literary world.' - BookGeekWearsPajams `A perfect summer read, grab the sun hat, a glass of wine, get out into the garden and enjoy!' - BleachHouseLibrary