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The Weekend Dad

By Alison Walsh

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The Weekend Dad is a heartwarming story of friendship, parenthood, love and what it is to be good enough.

As children, Emmett and Daisy were inseparable.

Until Daisy announced that she'd seen her mum kissing Emmett's dad.

They haven't seen each other since, but Emmett often thinks about her -- where she is, what she's doing, and if she ever thinks about him.

Now almost thirty, Emmett has just begun a fresh chapter in London so he can spend weekends with his seven-year-old daughter, whose existence he only recently discovered. Things are off to a bumpy start -- he's not quite sure he's the father Misty expected -- but they're finding their way.

And then, one day, in a dusty local bookshop, he sees her -- Daisy -- and the spark that never died brightens. But it's not long before the situation becomes very complex indeed and Emmett is torn between telling the truth and risking a blossoming new relationship -- or two...

The Weekend Dad is a heartwarming story of friendship, parenthood, love and what it is to be good enough.

Biographical Notes

Alison Walsh has worked in publishing and literary journalism for a number of years. She wrote a popular and humorous column on family life for the Irish Independent for some years, and this was followed by a memoir on motherhood, In My Mother's Shoes, which became a number-one Irish bestseller in 2010. She is a regular contributor to the Sunday Independent books pages.
Alison lives in Dublin with her husband and three children.
Follow her on Twitter at @authoralison or visit her website at www.alisonwalsh.net

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