Cathy Kelly

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The Family Gift

book | 2019
World English → Orion Publishing Group

'Honest, funny, clever, it sparkles with witty, wry observations on modern life. I loved it' Marian Keyes

Freya Abalone has a big, messy, wonderful family, a fantastic career, and a new house.

But that's on the outside.

On the inside, she's got Mildred - the name she's given to that nagging inner critic who tells us all we're not good enough.

And now Freya's beloved blended family is under threat. Dan's first wife Elisa, the glamorous, manipulative woman who happily abandoned her daughter to Freya and Dan's care and left the country, has elbowed her way back into their lives.

But Freya knows that when life gives you lemons, you throw them right back.

Can Freya put her family - and herself - back together? Find out in Cathy Kelly's warmest, wisest and funniest book yet...


Woman & Home's November Book Club Pick

"Cathy Kelly shines an insightful light on female insecurity, and, through Freya's journey, shows the healing power of self-belief and family support."

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"This bittersweet story about motherhood and modern families is the perfect comfort read for a cold autumn afternoon."

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"Uplifting - a must read"

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