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Irish Girls Are Back In Town

An anthology of stories edited by

You thought you'd heard the whole story?

They painted the town green in the acclaimed international bestseller Irish Girls About Town. Now

Irish Girls Are Back In Town

...and their unique charm resonates throughout this high-spirited gathering of first-rate short fiction! So cozy up with some of today's best Irish women writers -- many favorites from the first Irish Girls collection and some lively newcomers -- as they spin nineteen all-new tales ranging from poignant and heartwarming to provocative and outright hilarious.

Against the madcap setting of a bingo hall, Cecelia Ahern conjures a woman's memories of her domineering mother in "The Calling"...Patricia Scanlan unwraps the truth behind "Façades" when two friends reconnect at the holidays. Are they as happy and successful as they appear?...A resolute widow pieces together a shocking betrayal -- and vows to outdo her competition -- in Gemma O'Connor's deliciously twisted "Dinner with Annie"...Sarah Webb reveals "How Emily Got Promoted" -- and how a little bit of luck can make a working girl's day.

Plus other wonderful entries from

Una Brankin · Marita Conlon-McKenna · Martina Devlin Clare Dowling · Catherine Foley · Áine Greaney · Suzanne Higgins · Rosaleen Linehan · Joan O'Neill · Julie Parsons · Deirdre Purcell · Morag Prunty · Tina Reilly · Mary Ryan · Annie Sparrow

Genre: General Fiction

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Paperback Editions

March 2005 : USA Paperback

Title: Irish Girls Are Back in Town
Author(s): Cecelia Ahern, Patricia Scanlan, Gemma O'Connor
ISBN: 0-7434-9926-3 / 978-0-7434-9926-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Gallery Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   Amazon AU   

February 2004 : UK Paperback

Title: Irish Girls Are Back in Town
Author(s): Various
ISBN: 1-903650-63-1 / 978-1-903650-63-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Simon & Schuster UK
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK