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The Keepsake Quilters

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ISBN: 9781529379570
AuthorHayes-McCoy, Felicity
Pub Date20/10/2022
BindingTrade PB
Pages368
Quick overview Set in the very different worlds of cosmopolitan London and a sleepy village in Ireland's Wicklow mountains, The Keepsake Quilters tells the stories of four generations of women and the patchwork of fabrics that reconciles their unspoken family past with their dysfunctional present, offering the prospect of a joyful future
€16.23

'A skilfully woven and heart-warming tale of love, loss and hope spread over four generations. The perfect festive read.' Roisin Meaney

'Felicity Hayes McCoy weaves her magic once again in this beautifully observed, warm and wise family saga. The Keepsake Quilters was an absolute joy to read!' Carmel Harrington

When London TV producer Penny finds herself unexpectedly pregnant, it throws her carefully thought-out future plans into disarray - and her concerned mother Val's constant attempts to guide her don't help to calm her panic. Meanwhile Penny's grandmother Marguerite - Val's widowed mother - has recently returned to her childhood home in Wicklow and is struggling to show her concern for Penny without it looking like disapproval.

Then Marguerite has an idea - she and Val will make a keepsake quilt for the baby, a way of welcoming this new member of the family and keeping themselves distracted until Penny is more receptive to their advice. But as they begin to piece together treasured textiles, Marguerite becomes fascinated by a mysterious portrait of her own mother and Val is forced to confront her feelings about the past...

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'A skilfully woven and heart-warming tale of love, loss and hope spread over four generations. The perfect festive read.' Roisin Meaney

'Felicity Hayes McCoy weaves her magic once again in this beautifully observed, warm and wise family saga. The Keepsake Quilters was an absolute joy to read!' Carmel Harrington

When London TV producer Penny finds herself unexpectedly pregnant, it throws her carefully thought-out future plans into disarray - and her concerned mother Val's constant attempts to guide her don't help to calm her panic. Meanwhile Penny's grandmother Marguerite - Val's widowed mother - has recently returned to her childhood home in Wicklow and is struggling to show her concern for Penny without it looking like disapproval.

Then Marguerite has an idea - she and Val will make a keepsake quilt for the baby, a way of welcoming this new member of the family and keeping themselves distracted until Penny is more receptive to their advice. But as they begin to piece together treasured textiles, Marguerite becomes fascinated by a mysterious portrait of her own mother and Val is forced to confront her feelings about the past...

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