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<p><b>People come to the guest house for fresh air and views across the Atlantic. But if they're lucky, they might just leave with the second chance they didn't know they needed...</b></p><p>Esme has run the guest house for as long as anyone in Ballycove can remember. But in her declining years, her sight is failing, and when she has a fall on the eve of the summer season, she is forced to take a back seat for the first time in her life.</p><p>From her chair in the entry hall, not much passes Esme by. There's Cora, the wife visiting indefinitely... without her husband; Niamh, the city professional with a life-changing decision to make; and Phyllie, the grandmother whose family is slipping away from her.</p><p>Esme's guests provide the colour that helps her keep her grip on the world. All of them have something they want to escape – or to hold on to. But can Esme can help them find their way before the summer is over?</p><p>From bestselling Irish writer Faith Hogan comes a new, uplifting story about discovering love, friendship and the healing power of the Irish sea air. It will charm fans of Sheila O'Flanagan, Heidi Swain and Susanne O'Leary.</p>

ISBN
9781804545775
Imprint
Aria
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Category
Fiction
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Pages
400
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<p>Escape to the West Coast of Ireland, to the fictional village of Ballycove, where the guests at Esme's guest house might come for the scenic views, but they'll leave with the second chance they didn't know they needed.</p>

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<b>PRAISE FOR FAITH HOGAN</b>: <br />
'Uplifting, emotional and brimming with warmth and humour' Cathy Bramley, on <i>The Ladies' Midnight Swimming Club</i>. <br />
'This was a beautifully written, heart-rending but ultimately uplifting read set on Ireland's wild Atlantic coast. I loved it' Phillipa Ashley, on <i>The Ladies' Midnight Swimming Club</i>. <br />
'Charming... Full of pathos and humour. A heartwarming page-turner that would be perfect for staycation reading' <i>Irish Independent on Saturday</i>, on <i>The Ladies' Midnight Swimming Club</i>. <br />
'Joyful, life-affirming and inspirational' Heidi Swain, on <i>The Ladies' Midnight Swimming Club</i>. <br />
'Another heart-warming read from Faith Hogan'

Trisha Ashley, on The Girl I Used to Know

Editions
ISBN
9781800244023
Format
eBook
Title
The Guest House
Price_Amount
2.99
ISBN
9781800246324
Format
Paperback
Title
The Guest House
Price_Amount
8.99
ISBN
9781803282527
Format
eBook
Title
The Guest House
Price_Amount
4.99
ISBN
9781803282541
Format
Trade Paperback
Title
The Guest House
Price_Amount
13.99
ISBN
9781804545775
Format
Hardback
Title
The Guest House
Price_Amount
16.99
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BIC Code
FA
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<p><i>The Ladies' Midnight Swimming Club</i> was a Kindle #1 bestseller, has sold over 150,000 and received over 11k Amazon reviews (4.5 average).</p>

<p>The Irish setting holds great potential in the US – <i>The Ladies' Midnight Swimming Club</i> reached no 6 in the US Kindle chart.</p>

<p>The location on the Irish coast is based on where Faith lives, which is also where Joe Biden originates from.</p>

<p>MARKET: Lucy Diamond; Sheila O'Flannagan; Cathy Kelly; Susanne O'Leary.</p>

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148
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229
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