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Christmas magic

Christmas magic

Kelly, Cathy; Gillis, Grainne

'Christmas Magic' is full of charming and witty tales of life, love and the everyday dilemmas that we all face, all told in Cathy Kelly's unique voice

CD, CD, Audiobook. English. Short stories.
Published Bath: Oakhill, 2012
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Statement of responsibility: Cathy Kelly
ISBN: 0857354264, 9780857354266
Note: Compact discs.
Performers: Read by Grainne Gillis.
Physical Description: 8 sound discs (10 hr., 26 min.) : digital, stereo ; 4 3/4 in.
Subject: Audiobooks.; Christmas stories, English.

Author note

Cathy Kelly is a number 1 bestselling author. She worked as a journalist before becoming a novelist, and has published eleven bestselling books.

She is also an ambassador for UNICEF in Ireland. She lives in Wicklow with her husband, John, and their twin sons, Murray and Dylan.

Description

A festive collection of short stories by No. 1 bestseller, Cathy Kelly, the natural heir to Maeve Binchy.

A delicious collection of short stories from the warm Irish storyteller, with several special Christmas-themed ones.

From Dolores and Genevieve, two spinster sisters who must finally break free from their mother's powerful personality, to Alice, who is facing having to open her home and her heart to the one visitor that she doesn't want this Christmas; from a captivating family story triggered by a letter to Lily's disastrous arrival at her best friend's wedding, these are stories to make you laugh, cry and nod in recognition.

Relax and unwind this holiday season and indulge yourself in these, and many other warm and uplifting tales. Remember that Christmas comes but once a year, so let the magic reel you in . . .

Reviews

Praise for HOMECOMING:

'Warm, lyrical, fascinating and comforting.genius!' Marian Keyes

Homecoming is an absolutely fabulous read, a warm, touching, funny and poignant page-turner' Irish Independent

'A warm and engaging tale of love and belonging' The Sun (Buzz)

'A cracking novel that ticks all the emotional boxes' Woman & Home

'Homecoming is a delicious read' Choice

'I couldn't put it down' Daily Mail

Praise for ONCE IN A LIFETIME:

'Wise, warm, compassionate, full of characters that I loved and identified with, it's like having a great gossip with your best friends. Her best book yet.' Marian Keyes

'This top-notch storyteller once again cuts to the quick of modern women's lives and their relationships'Woman & Home

'A modern fable of love and belonging that feels utterly timeless' Take a Break

'Vintage Kelly territory - it's a book for those who believe in love' Evening Herald

'Entertaining, moving and as vivid as a screenplay - presents a picture of the lives of Irish women which, like all good fiction, brings the truth into sharp relief' Irish Independent

'Engaging reading for these recessionary times' Irish Times

'Cathy Kelly is at the top of her game here - a great read' Belfast Sunday Life