Book List in Order:11 titles

  • When Charlotte Brontė died in 1855, she left behind twenty pages of a novel that signaled her most compelling work since Jane Eyre. One hundred fifty years later, Clare Boylan has finished Brontė's novel, sparking a sensational literary event. With p...


  • Part love story, part thriller, Beloved Stranger is a contemporary take on King Lear. It provides an analysis of marriage - a changeless institution in a vastly altered world, a private dictatorship where love and fear, tenderness and tyranny, remain...


  • The Irish writer Clare Boylan has been publishing compelling and captivating work for over twenty years. Though she is the author of six critically acclaimed novels, she remains one of the most original and exciting short-story writers of our time. L...


  • To Eugene Rafferty, girls are like money - they have to be saved. Despite living in 1950s Dublin, his three daughters, Bridie, Kitty and Rose, seem doomed to a Victorian childhood. However, as fortunes decline the Rafferty's are forced to take in lod...





  • As a child Alice had paid the nuns half a crown to adopt a black baby from the mission in Africa - a baby that never appeared. Now a loveless spinster of sixty-seven, still yearning for a daughter, Alice's life is one of dull predictability, unbroken...


  • Harriet's yearly family vacation on the Greek island of Keptos is disrupted by her twins' desire to get drunk with the locals, her thirteen-year-old daughter's suddenly ripe sexuality, and the abrupt departure of her married lover...