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About Catherine Walsh
Catherine Walsh was born and raised in Ireland.
She lived in London for a few years before returning to Dublin where she now lives between the mountains and the sea. When not writing she is trying and failing to not kill her houseplants.
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A newly single girl. A tall dark handsome stranger. What could go wrong?
It’s 7 a.m. on a Monday and Abby Reynolds isn’t where she wants to be. She wants to be in her beautiful loft apartment in Manhattan, drinking a coffee with her fiancé.
Instead, she’s heading back to the childhood home in rural Ireland she swore she’d never return to, with some big old secrets. Namely that she’s suddenly found herself unemployed, homeless, and absolutely 100% single.
She’s feeling all out of luck. Until the first person she meets after she touches down is an absurdly hot guy called Luke, who offers her a lift home. Gazing deep into his sparkling emerald-green eyes, Abby knows instantly that he’s exactly what she needs to take her mind off everything. The perfect rebound.
It’s a flawless plan. Until the next day, when Abby realizes who he actually is. Not just a stranger. He is, in fact, Luke Bailey, aka the boy next door. Luke Bailey who—so help her God—she’s pretty sure she once shared baths with, back when they were kids. Not that she can allow herself to imagine him in a bath now, not without blushing from head to foot.
And judging by the smirk on his face, the same Luke Bailey who’s known exactly who she was the whole time… And who, like everyone in the village, still thinks she’s a high-flying New Yorker… who’s getting married next year.
Abby is certain getting under Luke will help her get over her ex. But the truth is stopping her. Can she admit to everyone back home that she’s single and has lost everything? Because, if she wants the boy next door, she may just have to…
The perfect feel-good romantic comedy that will make you laugh until you cry and fall completely in love. Fans of Sophie Kinsella, Marian Keyes, and Emily Henry won’t be able to put this down!
Readers are completely obsessed with The Rebound:
‘OMG I LOVED IT… I couldn’t put it down… I laughed out loud so many times… It felt like watching a very warm, very cute, very endearing movie. Loved every second of it.’ @fabooklover ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘This book is PERFECT… Luke is *chef’s kiss*… The tension and slow burn between Luke and Abby had me on the edge of my seat, waiting for them to GET TOGETHER!!’ @manic_bibliophiles ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘I really love this book… The HUMOUR!!! The perfect amount of sarcasm, wit, and darkness. Genuinely laughing out loud while reading… Perfect… Honestly, I just love this book. New instant fav — and the perfect read!’ Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
‘To say I devoured this book is an understatement… I love love love that it’s set in a small town in Ireland… A perfect recipe for swooning… I read this book right after The Hating Game when I was looking for something to fil
Sarah Anderson has never been more excited about anything in her life. She’s going to her best friend’s wedding. And not just any wedding. An Irish wedding. Goodbye New York, hello rolling green hills and men with beautiful accents and twinkling eyes.
But Sarah should have known that not all guests are fairy-tale princes…
There’s the chinless Uncle Trevor, whose idea of small talk is to claim climate change is a conspiracy.
Then there’s Great Aunt Eileen, who doesn’t talk at all (she’s too busy replacing the hotel cutlery with her own set).
Worst of all, there’s Declan Murphy. Best man. Brother of the groom. And the man Sarah last saw naked.
Is there anything more mortifying than bumping into a one-night stand halfway across the world? Especially as Declan seems determined to embarrass Sarah at every turn. At least when the wedding’s over she’ll never have to see him again.
But, back in New York, Sarah finds the more she tries to forget Declan, the more she can’t shake the thought of that infuriatingly charming smile and the way he wears a tux…
Was he really just for one night only, or might Declan Murphy be The One?
Prepare to laugh until you cry with this perfect feel-good romantic comedy about taking a chance on love. Fans of Sophie Ranald, Sophie Kinsella and Marian Keyes won’t be able to put this down!
Readers are loving One Night Only:
“I love, love, loved this book!... I totally fell in love… This book made me smile, laugh out loud, shed a tear and just keep page-turning! I’d give it more than five stars if I could! And I cannot wait for Catherine Walsh’s next book!” Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“I am so not ready for this book to be over!!! I absolutely loved it. As soon as I started reading, I was drawn into it… I couldn't help myself from staying up late just to read another chapter… AAHHH I JUST LOVED IT!” That Blonde Bookworm ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“Talk about an emotional rollercoaster… It had me laughing in so many parts… I absolutely loved this book… addictive… I didn't want to put it down and did not want it to end… For me this book was one of those you wish you could re-read again for the very first time. 5 stars just doesn't do it justice.” Sdbookclubuk ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“A perfect summer novel. I absolutely loved it… this book really had me cracking up from the first pages, and I couldn't put it down until I turned the last one.
Molly and Andrew are just trying to get home to Ireland for the holidays, when a freak snowstorm grounds their flight.
Nothing romantic has ever happened between them: they’re friends and that’s all. But once a year, for the last ten years, Molly has spent seven hours and fifteen minutes sitting next to Andrew on the last flight before Christmas from Chicago to Dublin, drinking terrible airplane wine and catching up on each other’s lives. In spite of all the ways the two friends are different, it’s the holiday tradition neither of them has ever wanted to give up.
Molly isn’t that bothered by Christmas, but—in yet another way they’re total opposites—Andrew is a full-on fanatic for the festive season and she knows how much getting back to Ireland means to him. So, instead of doing the sane thing and just celebrating the holidays together in America, she does the stupid thing. The irrational thing. She vows to get him home. And in time for his mam’s famous Christmas dinner.
The clock is ticking. But Molly always has a plan. And—as long as the highly-specific combination of taxis, planes, boats, and trains all run on time—it can’t possibly go wrong.
What she doesn’t know is that, as the snow falls over the city and over the heads of two friends who are sure they’re not meant to be together, the universe might just have a plan of its own…
A totally gorgeous and escapist friends-to-lovers festive romance with a swoon-worthy hero. Perfect for fans of Sophie Kinsella, Mhairi Macfarlane, and Christina Lauren.
Readers are head over heels for Catherine Walsh:
“OMG this book was just what I needed… Kept me turning the pages and reading late into the night… It was like drinking a great big warm mug of hot chocolate, I just loved it.” Reading Time at the Zoo ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“I am so not ready for this book to be over!!! I absolutely loved it. As soon as I started reading, I was drawn into it… I couldn’t help myself from staying up late just to read another chapter… AAHHH I JUST LOVED IT!” That Blonde Bookworm ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“OMG I LOVED IT… I couldn’t put it down… I laughed out loud so many times… It felt like watching a very warm, very cute, very endearing movie. Loved every second of it.” @fabooklover ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“I love, love, loved this book!… I totally fell in love… This book made me smile, laugh out loud, shed a tear and just keep page-turning! I’d give it more than five stars if I could!” Goodreads reviewer ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“To say I devoured this book is an understatement… A perfect recipe for swooning… I read this book right after The Hating Game when I was looking for something to fill the void and it did just that.” @_bookally_ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐
“I couldn’t put it down. Like literally.