'A wonderful storyteller' Ciara Geraghty
'Meaney is utterly credible, utterly authentic, utterly irresistible' Irish Independent
'Roisin Meaney is a skilful storyteller' Sheila O'Flanagan
The new novel from No.1 bestselling author Roisin Meaney.
Another summer is in full swing on Roone, an island off the west coast of Ireland, and preparations are underway for a big birthday party at the local hotel. But before then, love and friendship will be tested ...
Who is the stranger who arrives at Imelda's door, just weeks after her world falls to pieces?
How long can Eve hide her secret from Andy?
And will Nell and Laura's friendship survive the storm that's about to hit the island?
The Birthday Party is the spellbinding new novel from the queen of summer reading
Roisin Meaney was born in Listowel, Co Kerry, She has lived in the US, Canada, Africa and Europe but is now based in Limerick, Ireland. This Number One bestselling author is a consistent presence on the Irish bestseller list and she is the author of fifteen novels including three stand alone novels set in the fictional island off the west coast of Ireland: One Summer, After the Wedding and I'll Be Home for Christmas. Her other bestsellers include: The Last Week of May, The People Next Door, Half Seven on a Thursday, Love in the Making, The Things We Do For Love, Something in Common, Two Fridays in April, The Reunion and The Anniversary.
She has also written books for children. Connect with Roisin Meaney on
A cracking yarn ... Meaney can excavate the core of our human failings and present it to us, mirror-like on the page ... Which makes her utterly credible, utterly authentic, utterly irresistible—Irish Independent
This book is like chatting with a friend over a cup of tea - full of gossip and speculation, and all the things that make life interesting—Irish Mail on Sunday
The perfect example of an author at the pinnacle of her career—Meath Chronicle
Roisin Meaney has once again done herself proud and written a book that should feature on many people's reading lists for this summer ... Do yourself a favour and buy this book—Shaz's Book Blog
Praise for Roisin Meaney—:
Meaney weaves wonderful feel-good tales of a consistently high standard. And that standard rises with each book she writes—Irish Examiner
It's easy to see why Roisin Meaney is one of Ireland's best-loved authors ... Should you spot this on a bookshelf, grab a copy—Bleach House Library
An addictive read with engaging, flawed characters and a unique writing flair that pulls you into the plot from the very beginning and keeps you entranced to the very end—Books of All Kinds
A thoughtful, engrossing read. Warm and insightful. Roisin Meaney is a skilful storyteller—Sheila O'Flanagan
A real treat ... [Meaney's] ability to weave stories around a seemingly random cast is simply uncanny ... she wraps her readers in the company and comfort of ordinary strangers—Sunday Independent
A delightful read about relationships and the complexities associated with family life ... A cosy read for any time of the year, be it in your beach bag or sitting curled up in front of the fire—Swirl and Thread
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