• "Some people are beginning to measure out their lives in terms of the next Joanna Trollope... her novels, like family life itself, are built on the tensions between the illusions of permanence and the reality of charm"

  • "A hugely enjoyable book"

    The Sunday Times
  • "I love her wit, her benevolence, her resolve that in even the darkest hour a little light will shine"

    Irish Press
  • "Wise and warm, profoundly satisfying as well as acutely querying...A perceptive chronicler of our times"

    Sunday Express