WHAT THE CRITICS SAY
A popular voice in Irish publishing, often compared to the beloved Maeve Binchy, Harrington focuses her books on relationships, with a strong emotional overlay.
- LIBRARY JOURNAL REVIEW
I read it. I LOVE it! It makes an important point powerfully but subtly. Warm, uplifting & important…a very VERY special book.
- MARIAN KEYES
Carmel Harrington is a natural storyteller … a book with heart, humour and hope.
This brave & original novel highlights life lived by the most vulnerable on the margins of society. It is both heartwarming, heartbreaking & thoroughly enjoyable.
- LIZ NUGENT
Beautifully written, emotionally intelligent & moving in the extreme.
- DAILY MAIL UK
I both cried and laughed…one of the best books I have ever read.
– WOMAN'S WAY
My heart has been broken a thousand times & I've felt so uplifted by Carmel's words a thousand times more. It's a stunning read. This for me is the Book of the Year!
- CLAUDIA CARROLL
Her books are like a hug, they envelop you ... clever, finely honed, they make you think and make you grateful.
IRELAND AM BOOK CLUB
LATEST NEWS FROM CARMEL!
As part of the Peter McVerry Trust #OpeningDoors week, a dramatic reading from A Thousand Road's Home will be made by actors Cathy Belton & Raymond Keane on 11th October, 630pm, The Winding Stair, Dublin. Tickets are free, but must be booked: https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/a-thousand-roads-home-reading-with-carmel-harrington-tickets-51145511602
The Woman at 72 Derry Lane remained in the Irish Bestsellers charts for 12 weeks, reaching no. 2! It was also a No. 1 UK, US and Canadian Amazon Bestseller.
Carmel's novel, The Woman at 72 Derry Lane is shortlisted in the Irish Book Awards Popular Fiction Book of the Year category. This is her second year in a row to be shortlisted for this prestigious award.
Carmel's official ITV novel, Cold Feet The Lost Years (Hardback Edition) reached No 14 in the UK Bestseller Charts.
Alongside Hazel Gaynor and Catherine Ryan Howard, Carmel co-founded The Inspiration Project writing retreats. Be inspired at www.theinspirationproject.ie
Traditionally at the start of a New Year, resolutions are made by millions of us around the world. And as I’ve always been a sucker for making lists and plans, you won’t be surprised to hear that I have made and broken a bucket load of resolutions over the years.…