The House of Memories

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Months after a tragic accident, Ella O’Hanlon flees to London in an attempt to escape her grief, leaving behind the two people she blames for her loss: Aidan, the love of her life, and Jess, her spoiled half-sister. Taken in by her beloved uncle Lucas, Ella discovers that his extraordinary house holds many wonderful memories for her…and his group of transitory boarders provides a refreshing and welcome emotional tonic. But as Ella settles into a comfortable new role as unofficial cook and housemother, Jess ...

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Months after a tragic accident, Ella O’Hanlon flees to London in an attempt to escape her grief, leaving behind the two people she blames for her loss: Aidan, the love of her life, and Jess, her spoiled half-sister. Taken in by her beloved uncle Lucas, Ella discovers that his extraordinary house holds many wonderful memories for her…and his group of transitory boarders provides a refreshing and welcome emotional tonic. But as Ella settles into a comfortable new role as unofficial cook and housemother, Jess secretly comes to London to pursue her own dreams, precipitating an unexpected family reunion and an exploration of the heart—one famished for love, for healing, and for forgiveness.

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“The twists and turns of modern families are explored in this warm novel which will have you reaching for the tissue box. This will keep Monica's long-time fans happy, and make her many new ones.”—Woman's Day (Australia)

“There are two sides to every story in Monica McInerney's new heartwarming page-turner...You'll laugh but you'll cry a lot more...”—Marie Claire (Australia)

“A beautifully told story with real emotional depth…”—Irish Independent (Ireland)

“A wonderfully emotional and tense novel…Mesmerizing.”—Red Magazine (UK)

 “A suspenseful, deeply emotional story…A celebration of the power of family and connection to heal and inspire hope. An unforgettable read.”—New York Times Bestselling Author Susan Wiggs

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780451466532
  • Publisher: Penguin Group (USA)
  • Publication date: 2/4/2014
  • Edition description: Reprint
  • Pages: 496
  • Sales rank: 209,580
  • Product dimensions: 5.40 (w) x 8.10 (h) x 1.20 (d)

Meet the Author

International bestselling writer Monica McInerney is the award-winning author of nine previous novels, one short-story collection, and numerous stories and articles. She grew up in Australia, one of seven children, and has split her time between Australia and Ireland for twenty years. Monica and her Irish husband currently live in Dublin, Ireland.

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