Maybe She's Better Off?
By Fiona O'Brien
How well do you know the ones you love?
One moment, Shelley has everything - three beautiful children, an adoring property magnate husband, and the life of her dreams. Then Charlie's business empire crashes and he vanishes.
While their privileged beautiful daughters Olivia and Emma have to come to terms with being broke, eleven-year-old Mac refuses to talk about what happened. When Charlie's estranged mother, Vera opens her doors to the broken family, secrets emerge that reveal there was more to Charlie than meets the eye.
But Charlie's shell shocked family aren't the only ones asking questions . . . The darkly enigmatic Russian billionaire Lukaz Mihailov arrives in Dublin with some unfinished business. What better way to track down Charlie than befriend his pretty and very vulnerable, abandoned wife Shelley . . .
Is blood is always thicker than water? Maybe Charlie's family are simply better off without him ....
Fiona O'Brien lives in Dublin. She began her career in advertising, finding a happy outlet for her 'off the wall - but on the mark' creative talents. She worked in both Ogilvy & Mather and J Walter Thompson in London and later in Bell and DDFH&B Advertising in Dublin as an award-winning copywriter. Fiona left advertising to write full time. Without Him is her third novel with Hachette Books Ireland.
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03 Jun 2010
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Hachette Books Ireland
'A delicious novel: full of warmth, glamour and excitement.' — CATHY KELLY
Long lunches, hot evenings and plenty of sex - O'Brien never puts a foot wrong. — Irish Independent
The right mix of heartfelt emotion and upbeat humour — Image magazine
Perfect for the Pool — Belfast Telegraph
An ideal holiday read — Evening Herald
'An exciting new face in Irish women's fiction. Escape to the back garden for an engrossing summer read — Irish Independent
Grown-up, intelligent fiction. She just gets better and better. — Cathy Kelly
Witty and warm emotion mixed with tense excitement will have you engrossed from the start. Definitely one for the suitcase. — RTE Guide