On Thursday, May 1st, THE GIRL WHO CAME HOME was officially launched in Dubray Books on Grafton Street, Dublin. It has taken me nearly the full week to recover!
What an amazing night. I could not have been happier with how it all went and although much of it passed in a giddy blur of excitement and catching up with friends and family, it was a very special night that will last long in the memory.
and was followed by an amazing speech by Irish author, Kate Kerrigan, who was witty, interesting and thoroughly brilliant. She also takes a nifty selfie …
The bookshop sold out of their stock and had to raid their lovely window display for the last few copies. To have shared the window with Maeve Binchy was an absolute honour.
Thank you to everyone who came along to support me and to the super-talented Ger Holland for her photography. I really am very, very grateful.
For now, the excitement of launching my debut novel has to be stored away in a special place of happy memories, while I get back to the desk. Next, I will be working on the final edits of my second novel, DAUGHTERS OF THE FLOWERS, which is scheduled for publication in January 2015 – and that’s only eight months away!
Oh and don’t forget that there is a giveaway running over on Goodreads (until 10th May) and for anyone reading this in the U.S. the ebook version of The Girl Who Came Home (Kindle, Nook, iTunes, Kobo) is $1.99 throughout the month of May.