• "Wonderfully warm and involving"

    Katie Fforde
  • "Maeve Binchy has a gimlet eye for the seething cauldron of emotions which lies beneath the surface of everyday life"

    Irish Independent
  • "An adept storyteller with a sharp eye for social nuances and a pleasing affection for her characters"

    Sunday Times
  • "The secrets hidden behind lace curtains, a young girl's first kiss, children's summer games, unexpected pregnancies, sudden deaths. She makes us feel as if we also know the place and the people... One of those good old-fashioned stories that are as comfortable and comforting as home itself"

    The Philadelphia Inquirer