Geraldine O'Neill was born in Lanarkshire, Scotland, to Irish/Scottish parents. She has lived in County Offaly, Ireland, for the past ten years. She is married and has two children. In addition to writing, she works as a teacher for children with learning difficulties.
O'Neill's warmth and Binchyesque ability to make the reader care about her characters does indeed put her in the storytelling league of Queen Maeve - IRISH INDEPENDENTAbsolutely brilliant. I couldn't put it down. A real triumph - LYN ANDREWS