The old tea house on Mulberry Street in Belfast hasn't changed much over the years. But it's about to bear witness to some significant transformations ...
Daniel Stanley might make the most glorious deserts in the whole of Ireland, but he won't support his wife Penny's desire to have at least one bun in the oven. And the owners of Muldoon's Tea Rooms are just two of the people inside hoping for change.
Struggling artist Brenda sits penning letters to Nicholas Cage and dreaming of a better life. Sadie finds refuge from her diet and her husband's infidelity in Daniel's famous cherry cheesecake. Clare returns home from twenty years in New York, still cherishing the memory of the one night she truly loved - and lost. And Penny herself discovers a secret from the past - and a sexy estate agent very much in her present.
They all want their lives to change - but are they willing to face the consequences? And the possibility that you might not always be able to have your cake - and eat it.
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"My reader's favourite of the month...highly recommended" -- The Bookseller, October 22, 2004
"Owens had me. I cared. … This novel is pure escapism … the writing has the warmth of Maeve Binchy." -- Books Ireland, December 2003
'A delightful and remarkably assured debut novel' -- RTE Open House, October 1, 2003
Sharon Owens was born in Omagh in 1968. She moved to Belfast in 1988, to study illustration at the Art College. She married husband Dermot in 1992 and they have one daughter, Alice.
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