Marian Keyes has had two #1 Sunday Times bestsellers --- SUSHI FOR BEGINNERS and ANGELS. She is the celebrated author of LUCY SULLIVAN IS GETTING MARRIED, RACHEL'S HOLIDAY, LAST CHANCE SALOON and THE OTHER SIDE OF THE STORY.
Stella Sweeney is just an ordinary woman living an ordinary life with her husband and two teenage kids in Dublin, but one say she is struck by Guillain-Barré syndrome, an autoimmune disease that leaves her completely paralyzed and in the hospital for months. Only able to communicate through blinking, Stella has some very serious soul searching to do. After recovering, Stella finds out that her neurologist Dr. Taylor has self-published a memoir of sorts, One Blink at a Time. As her relationship with Dr. Taylor gets more complicated, Stella struggles to figure out who she was before her illness and who she is now.
As the youngest of the five Walsh girls, Helen has had a tough time finding her way in the world. Her hunky new boyfriend, Artie, and his three adorable children are a great distraction, but his beautiful ex-wife lives a little too close for comfort. Meanwhile, Helen runs into her ex-boyfriend Jay Parker and reluctantly signs on to help him locate Wayne Diffney, the recently disappeared fourth member of Ireland’s biggest mid-’90s boy band.