Biography

Monica McInerney

International bestselling writer Monica McInerney is the award-winning author of ten previous novels, one short-story collection, and numerous stories and articles. She grew up in Australia, one of seven children, and has split her time between Australia and Ireland for twenty years. Monica and her Irish husband currently live in Dublin, Ireland.

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Books by Monica McInerney

by Monica McInerney - Fiction
For the past 33 years, Angela Gillespie has sent to friends and family around the world an end-of-the-year letter titled “Hello from the Gillespies.” It’s always been cheery and full of good news. This year, Angela surprises herself --- she tells the truth. The Gillespies are far from the perfect family that Angela has made them out to be. But when she is taken away from them in a most unexpected manner, the Gillespies pull together --- and pull themselves together --- in wonderfully surprising ways.
by Monica McInerney - Fiction

Nestled in a picturesque corner of southern Australia, the Valley View Motel has been run by the Quinlans for years --- and nobody adores the place more than Lola, the family’s lovable and mischievous Irish-born matriarch. Plotting in secret and online, Lola thinks it would be fun to invite a select group of strangers to stay at the motel for Christmas. Will these guests become friends, ignite sparks, fall in love? As she counts down the days until their arrival, Lola’s own family dramas threaten to upend her best-laid plans.