Maeve Binchy is one of today's most successful and best-loved authors, read all over the world and translated into 30 languages Her last eight novels have all been Sunday Times No.1 bestsellers and she is also a regular top Guardian fastseller Maeve Binchy's entire Orion pb backlist was repackaged in 2005 There are now over 7 million copies of Maeve Binchy Orion paperbacks in print and she always receives excellent reviews: 'Full of characteristic humour and warmth, a lovely read' Sunday Mirror 'The author's great skill is to draw you into the world she creates, so that reading her books is like gossiping with old friends' Daily Express. In the top 100 bestselling Irish titles Maeve Binchy occupies seven of the top twenty places including the No. 1 slot Two of her books have now been made into films, including TARA ROAD.
Maeve Binchy was born in Dublin and was the London Correspondent for the Irish Times. Her first novel was LIGHT A PENNY CANDLE, and she has now sold millions of copies of her books around the world. She lives in Dublin with her husband, Gordon Snell.