Book List in Order: 22 titles

  • Ireland's hopes for freedom are dashed with the arrival of a deadly potato blight that strikes terror in the heart of its people.Skibbereen, 1845. Seamstress Mary Sullivan's dreams of a better future are shattered as she looks out over their ruined c...


  • With the threat of the First World War looming, tension simmers under the surface of Ireland. Growing up in the privileged confines of Dublin's leafy Rathmines, the bright, beautiful Gifford sisters Grace, Muriel and Nellie kick against the conventio...


  • The first book in the famine trilogyUnder the Hawthorn Tree is Ireland's top selling children's book. The phenomenal success of this original and enthralling book is celebrated with this beautiful hardback gift edition. This novel has become a classi...


  • Since its first publication in 1990, Marita Conlon-McKenna's Under the Hawthorn Tree has broken all records for sales of an Irish-published children's book, has won national and international awards, and has been translated into Danish, Swedish, Dutc...


  • One of the greatest historical fiction adventures in children's literature. Marita Conlon-McKenna's Children of the Famine series brings to life as never before the Great Famine of 1840s Ireland and the immigrations that followed. Winner of many awar...


  • One of the greatest historical fiction adventures in children's literature. Marita Conlon-McKenna's Children of the Famine series brings to life as never before the Great Famine of 1840s Ireland and the immigrations that followed. Winner of many awar...


  • One of the greatest historical fiction adventures in children's literature. Marita Conlon-McKenna's Children of the Famine series brings to life as never before the Great Famine of 1840s Ireland and the immigrations that followed. Winner of many awar...


  • A gloriously warm-hearted novel about wonderful hats, the people who buy them - and their remarkable stories. Hats! Hats! Hats! Upbrims, sidesweeps, silks, ribbons and trims all become part of Ellie''s life when she inherits the little hat shop on Du...


  • in Irish Girls Are Back in Town

    You thought you'd heard the whole story? They painted the town green in the acclaimed international bestseller Irish Girls About Town. Now Irish Girls Are Back In Town ...and their unique charm resonates throughout this high-spirited gathering of ...






  • Larch Hill is the only home Blue knows. She arrived there just a few days old, wrapped in a blue blanket. Her one hope is to find her mother or father and have a family of her own. Fostered out several times, Blue finds it difficult to fit in. Is the...


  • A compelling story of love, loss and the power of sisterhood and family relationships to survive the deepest hurts and secrets. Everything changes for Kate, Moya and Romy when they receive word that Maeve Dillon, their mother, is critically ill. It ...


  • A powerful rollercoaster of a novel about a woman who discovers she has the power of healing hands. Martha MacKenzie was an ordinary woman. Nothing extraordinary had ever happened to her, unless she counted her marriage to Dan and the birth of her th...


  • Inheritance changes everything, as Ella Kennedy soon discovers when her father dies and the 100 acre farm she has grown up on and run for years in the Wexford countryside is no longer hers. Angry following a fight with her brother, Ella leaves her ho...


  • The wide open spaces of Connemara are all lost to Esther Doyle when, betrayed by her lover, Conor,and rejected by her family, she is sent to join the ‘fallen women’ of the Holy Saints Convent in Dublin.Here, she works in the infamous Magdalen lau...


  • The mysterious arrival of Bella Blackwell, 'The Bird Woman', to the village of Ballyglen disturbs the peace and quiet of the Murphy household next door. Granny Rose is suspicious of Bella, and Rory doesn't trust her, but ten-year-old Mia falls under ...


  • Sophie and Hugh are left homeless when their house is bombed during the London Blitz. Their mother is seriously injured and their Dad is away fighting, so the children are sent to their grandfather in Ireland. Sophie is scared - they have never met g...


  • A remarkable story of growing up in extraordinary circumstances that will touch the hearts of all readers. Katie's whole world is turned upside down when her family's home is destroyed by fire. Everything they had is gone, and instead of pulling toge...


  • Befriending a unicorn in his yard, young Sam learns that it is the very last in the world and desperately needs a safe place to live, and in the days that follow, Sam finds a special place for the unicorn to stay....


  • It's hard to pretend that everything is normal when your whole life has been turned upside down ...'She's gone!' The letter said she needed time to be herself again. But what does that mean? Greg and Lucy, at fourteen and twelve, act cool and respons...







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    A delicious novel from number one best-selling author Marita Conlon McKenna. Alice loves to cook. She believes the secret of good food is to cook with passion. Her love affair with cookery has taken her from her parents' seaside hotel to Paris and th...


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    A deeply moving story set in Dublin and packed full of humour, love and insight. Love and its consequences last a lifetime.... Kate Cassidy is about to celebrate 25 years of marriage to Paddy. But the secret she has kept all this time is about to be ...