Official Bio

Carmel Harrington is an internationally published novelist from Co. Wexford, where she lives with her family. She has published seven novels and been shortlisted twice (2016 & 2017) for an Irish Book Award. Her books, all regular chart-toppers, have captured the hearts of readers worldwide and are translated into eight languages to date, sold into eleven territories. Her seventh novel, A Thousand Roads Home is on sale now. Other books include the official ITV novel Sunday Times Bestseller Cold Feet The Lost Years (Hodder & Stoughton) and The Woman at 72 Derry Lane (Harper Collins) which remained in the Irish Top 10 bestseller charts for twelve weeks and was an Amazon UK, US and Canadian No. 1. She is a co-founder of The Inspiration Project, a coaching writing retreat and was Chair of Wexford Literary Festival from 2015 – 2018. She is currently editing her eight novel, Finding Greta Gale. Carmel is represented by Rowan Lawton of the YMU Group.

Her other bestsellers include The Things I Should Have Told You, which was shortlisted for a BGE Irish Book Award in 2016, Every Time A Bell Rings, The Life You Left and Romantic eBook of the Year 2013 & Kindle Book of the Year 2013 winner Beyond Grace’s Rainbow.

Carmel is from Co. Wexford, Ireland, where she lives with her husband Roger and two children, Amelia and Nate.

Carmel writes with incredible compassion and warmth about characters so authentic, they could be sitting right beside you.

You can find Carmel on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram, at @HappyMrsH



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