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Sarah O'brien



Sarah O'Brien has a dual personality - she is both Helena Close and Patricia Rainsford, two best friends since childhood. Keen writers, they have collaborated on everything from teenage romance to weddings, babies and career paths. It was only a matter of time before they began writing together.

Helena has worked in public relations and journalism and Patricia teaches part-tine. Both live in Limerick, Ireland, with an assortment of children, husbands, cats and dogs.

Helena Close and Patricia Rainsford hail from Limerick City and have been best friends since age 14. Having collaborated on everything from teenage romance to weddings, babies and career paths, it was only a matter of time before they collaborated on a book: bringing to life the wonderful new heroine Ellen Grace, a Bridget Jones with Irish attitude.

Respectively a journalist and a teacher by profession, both women live in Limerick with an assortment of children, husbands, cats and dogs.

Books currently available by this author

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Hachette Books Ireland

A Girl Thing

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Hachette Books Ireland

Love Happens

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Life rebuilding lesson one: purchase armour.When Ruth Burke discovers her husband is an unrepentant cheat, she faces a hard lesson in toughening up. Life rebuilding lesson two: think with head, not heart.Party girl no more, wife no more, Ruth's biggest challenge is to rediscover who she is. Along with three-year-old son Paddy, she embarks on rebuilding her life. But how can she carry on trusting her heart?Life rebuilding lesson three: bury head in sand.Surrounded by family (clairvoyant mother Kathleen, pregnant; long-lost father Gary, agenda-ridden) and friends (mad mother-of-four Tracy; cute single dad Kevin), she's finding it hard to see the wood from the trees. Enter Ferdia, new boss. They're the perfect match - logically speaking. And logic, after all, can't break your heart. Life rebuilding lesson four: when all else fails, surrender to the madnessAs the saying goes, shit happens. But sometimes, so does love ...

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Gazumped!

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Ellen Grace's future has 'Sale Agreed' stamped all over it. At 28, she is senior auctioneer with Gladstone and Richards. Lover Andrew is poised to ask THE question and she seems ready and willing to take the final plunge into marital bliss. But mayhem seems to have a nasty habit of sneaking up on Ellen and it only takes one small thing to happen and suddenly everything is up for grabs including Ellen's heart. And lurking is an evil force that makes the criminals that Ellen is aware of look like members of the Legion of Mary. Suddenly, in Ellen's world, nothing is as it seems and all hell is about to break loose...

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Hot Property

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Some Monday mornings are trickier than others. Ellen Grace should know:1) A spontaneously combusted car2) A new boss who's an old lover3) An upright corpse to greet her at her first appointmentBut all chances of reasonable thought are eclipsed by the dual distractions of brooding stranger Tony Jordan and the perfect bum of new-boss-ex-lover Andrew. Murmurings of crime lords and dodgy dealings soar straight over the estate agent's head.Hot Property is an uproarious tale of love, lust . . . and the confusing bit in between.