Erin is about to turn thirty and her life is definitely not where she thought it would be. She hates her job, she's jealous of her perfect flatmate and she has just called off her wedding. She's trying (sort of) to make a fresh start and get things 'on track' finally, but where to begin?
A trip home to Ireland to celebrate her birthday with her beloved grandmother is a welcome distraction, but
what she's not prepared for is the gift she receives: a secret family heirloom that will change everything.
There are so many questions that have been keeping Erin from moving forward. Should she have married Dan? Would she be happier if she lost weight? Was turning down her dream job the giant mistake she's always feared it was? And now she might have a way to find the answers, and a clear path to the life she's always dreamed of.
But as Erin gets caught up in one 'if only' after another, is she missing out on all the things her real, present-day life is offering her?
If Only, the wonderful debut novel by Melanie Murphy is full of heart, humour, second chances, and a sprinkle of magic.
Melanie Murphy is an author and online content creator from a small village in Dublin.
Her YouTube videos have amassed more than sixty million views online, reaching people with her warm personality and life lessons as well as views on divisive topics such as sexuality, women's rights, health and relationships. Also, some silly fun stuff, just 'cause.
Melanie is the author of two books, both Irish bestsellers: Fully Functioning Human (Almost), part memoir/part life-guide (2017), and her debut novel If Only (2019).
She lives in Ireland with her pilot partner Thomas, her modern family, and her two glorious rescue kitties, Bilbo and Molly Weasley. Her BSc (hons) degree in Education & Training from DCU gathers dust above the fireplace as she writes books and uploads videos to the internet for a living.
Melanie's debut novel will warm your heart, reassure your mind and help you see the true magic of life—Shemazing
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