Kathleen MacMahon

Kathleen MacMahon is an award-winning television journalist with Ireland's national broadcaster, RTE, where she reports on the major international stories. The grand-daughter of the distinguished short story writer Mary Lavin, Kathleen lives in Dublin with her husband and twin daughters. THIS IS HOW IT ENDS is her first novel.

Kathleen MacMahon

Books by Kathleen MacMahon

by Kathleen MacMahon - Family Life, Fiction

Nine lives. Four generations. One family. Determined to be different from other people, the MacEntees have carved out a place for themselves in Irish life by the sheer force of their personalities. But when a series of misfortunes befall them over the course of one long hot summer, even the MacEntees will struggle to make sense of who they are. As media storms rage about them and secrets rise to the surface, Deirdre plans a family party for her 80th birthday --- and with it one final, shocking surprise.

by Kathleen MacMahon - Fiction


Bruno, an American, has come to Ireland to search for his roots. Addie, an out-of-work architect, is recovering from heartbreak while taking care of her infirm father. When their worlds collide, they experience a connection unlike any they've previously felt, but soon a tragedy will test them-and their newfound love-in ways they never imagined possible.