Be careful what you wish for...
Antonia has always put everyone else before herself. Shy and quiet, her life in a small village in Wicklow has been devoted to her invalid mother and singing in the local church choir. Somehow, it's easier that way.
But when she is left alone her friends encourage her to audition for a television talent show. Blessed with a glorious singing voice, she is suddenly thrust into the limelight and enters the world of celebrity and glamour. She's the Girl from Nowhere, but can she cope with this startling new life? Antonia discovers that this business is tougher than she ever thought possible, but also that she's stronger than she thought she was. And she finds that help can come from the most unexpected places...
A Cinderella tale full of wit, wisdom and heart-cockle-warming Irishness. Pacy, satirical and irresistible, a perfect escapist read
The plot rolls along at a fine pace...wrapped in the values of family, friendship and romance.
If you're looking for the perfect summer book and complete escapism, then this will be right up your street.
This engaging novel gives us a real insight into the courage it takes to stand up in front of the world.