From Here to Maternity

From Here to Maternity

Emma and James, Novel 3

Summary

Delicious, funny and touching, From Here to Maternity is Sinéad Moriarty's final installment of Emma Hamilton's struggles to become a mother.

'Brilliantly eccentric and utterly charming - we love this!' OK Magazine

From Here to Maternity
tells the story of Emma Hamilton who embarks on the path to adopting a baby when she and her husband can't conceive. Just as Emma Hamilton and her husband James become parents of an eight-month-old Russian baby, Yuri, they find out that Emma is pregnant. Which is a bit of a shock since they had come to terms with not being able to have children.

Emma discovers that having her dreams come true brings a whole new set of problems as she is faced with well-meaning friends and family - and not-so-well-meaning maternity Nazis - telling her how to be a mother.

Only her wonderful calm long-suffering husband, a mad family that makes her look like the down-to-earth sensible one, and fantastic friends whose lives are even crazier than her own, keep Emma from losing it.

'Enjoyable and endearing' Closer

'[Moriarty has] an unexpected flair for side-splitting humour and fun' Evening Herald

Reviews

  • Brilliantly eccentric and utterly charming - we love this!
    OK Magazine

About the author

Sinéad Moriarty

Sinéad Moriarty's novels have sold over 900,000 copies in Ireland and the UK. She has won over readers and critics by telling stories that are humane, moving and relevant to modern women. In 2015 she won the Irish Book Award for Popular Fiction for her novel The Way We Were. She lives in her native Dublin with her husband and their three children.
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