Moriarty, Sinead Whose Life is it Anyway?

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In her fifth novel, Whose Life Is It Anyway?, Sinéad Moriarty has done it again: taken a complex topic - what happens when a young woman falls in love with someone dramatically different than the kind of man her family would have expected - and created an insightful, gripping and moving story filled with delightfully sparky characters, plenty of straight-talking, and all her trademark fun and humour. In balancing of light and shade, pathos and comedy, Sinéad manages to pull off a unique feat - a story that combines the provocative qualities of a Jodi Picoult story with the warmth and humour of Marian Keyes.

It's tricky for Niamh O'Flaherty, growing up in a North London home that's a shrine to all things Irish. But it's even trickier being an adult and realizing that her family expects her to settle down with a nice Irish lad, especially now that she's living in Dublin.

When Niamh finally meets the love of her life he is the last person she would expect to fall for her. Pierre is older and an intellectual, but she loves his ability to laugh at himself, his calmness and strength of character, and, of course, his stunning looks.

There's just one problem: if Pierre's parents - Jean and Fleur - are sniffy about their pride and joy hooking up with a girl who writes a fluffy newspaper column, her parents, Mick and Annie, are going to go ballistic when they hear that their daughter intends to marry someone who couldn't be less Irish if he tried . . .

Sinéad Moriarty's novels have sold over half a million copies in Ireland and the UK and she is a four times nominee for the popular fiction Irish Book Award. She has won over readers and critics telling stories that are funny, humane, moving and relevant to modern women. Whose Life Is It Anyway? is Sinéad at her very best. (It is also published under the title Keeping It In the Family.)

Sinéad Moriarty lives with her family in Dublin. Her other titles are: The Baby Trail; A Perfect Match; From Here to Maternity; In My Sister's Shoes; Pieces of My Heart; Me and My Sisters and This Child of Mine.

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Makes you really care ... plenty of laughs and more than a bit of substance ( Irish Mail On Sunday)

Marian Keyes has for years been the undisputed queen of applying the light tender touch to dark, painful subjects - Sinéad Moriarty is now a worthy competitor ( Sunday Independent)

A gift at unwrapping a good, plausible tale and creating likeable characters that you care about ( Irish Independent)

Fabulous ... at times touching and at others genuinely hilarious ( Sunday Times)

A perfect book to curl up with ... will have you laughing one minute and nodding sympathetically the next ( Sunday Business Post)

Does romance very well ... wonderfully described and convincing ( Irish Independent)

Beautifully observed ( Bella)

Another corker of a tale ( Richard Madeley)

About the Author:

Sinéad Moriarty is the bestselling author of four previous novels. She lives in Dublin with her husband and three children.

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