The late Emma Hannigan will publish a final novel titled, The Gift of Friends. Hachette Books Ireland and the Headline Publishing Group will publish this “life-affirming story” that “celebrates the power of female friendship” on 28th February 2019.
Hannigan, who overcame breast cancer 10 times over a span of 13 years sadly passed away in March of this year after announcing all of her treatment options had “been exhausted”. Authors including Marian Keyes and Liz Nugent launched a campaign to get her latest novel, Letters to My Daughters to the bestselling place in the Irish Book Charts. As reported back in July, is it the highest selling book by an Irish author in Ireland this year to date. Hannigan also raised €100,000 for Breast Cancer Ireland.
Emma’s family have said that she has left a last gift in her final book and that “The Gift of Friends is a story of joy and friendship, love and light.”