Reviews

Reviews of  ‘My Sister’s Child’

“My Sister’s Child is a clever and layered story of love, lies and sisterhood that shines a bright light on the emotional fallout of assisted conception.” – Irish Independent

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Reviews of  ‘Into The Night Sky’

“Finnerty deftly pulls it all together with sensitivity, drawing the reader along with the protagonists as they develop and find redemption. Into the Night Sky is engaging from the get-go and Finnerty keeps up the pace, which along with her considerable storytelling talents, make it impossible to put down.” – Irish Independent

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Reviews of ‘The Last Goodbye’

“Any author who can have her readers rooting for a heroine as headstrong, stubborn and bloody-minded as Finnerty’s deserves credit; with The Last Goodbye she merits praise indeed.” – Sunday Independent 8th June 2014

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“A deeply moving study of one family who has had to cope with more than its fair share of adversity. Wonderfully drawn and intensely moving.” – Irish Independent 13th July 2013 

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Reviews of ‘In a Moment’

“So Enjoyable – an addictive and hugely moving story” – Bestselling Author Melissa Hill

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“The whole novel, in fact, wraps itself around the heartstrings and then yanks them like an overzealous bell-ringer. A great first novel — just make sure you keep a few boxes of tissues handy.” – Irish Independent 

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“An absorbing and emotional read.”  – The Irish Examiner

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“Finnerty certainly creates vivid, disparate characters, but her real talent lies in the way she teases out the story. The three parts give the book a sense of order, helping the reader make sense of the interwoven storylines, and the uncompromising look at themes that many people would rather shy away from marks this out as something a bit different.” –  The Connemara Journal

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16 thoughts on “Reviews

  1. cathy browne says:

    in a moment…………………………..what can i say Caroline. its beautiful so sad , so touching and so lovely that i know you from a wee lassie and best wishes to you for a lovely book……….i finished it about 2 weeks ago and was supposed to pass it to my mean friends here in Celbridge but to hell i brought it down to one of my oldest neighbours in Drumbran Cloverhill Cavan she is 89 so I will now await her review. Well Done so proud of you
    Cathy Browne
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  2. Laura McGrath says:

    Just finished reading ‘In a moment’ and wanted to let you know how much I enjoyed it. It’s very rare that a book moves me to tears but I was sobbing! Well done on your first novel,can’t wait to read the next one.

    • Caroline Finnerty says:

      Hi Laura,
      Thank you so much for your lovely message and for taking the time to get in touch. It really means a lot to hear that you enjoyed it. Sorry for making you cry but I always think it is a good thing when people connect with my book 🙂 My second book ‘The Last Goodbye’ is out now and I’m working away on my third at the moment and trying to get it finished. I hope you enjoy the rest of your weekend and thanks again for your message,
      Caroline xx

  3. Arlene says:

    Hi Caroline,
    Just finished reading your book In a Moment last night and I can’t remember when I cried as much!! Read it in 3 nights, couldn’t put it down, I loved it. So well written but so sad. Well done, looking forward to reading more of your books…may head to the book shop at the weekend!

    • Caroline Finnerty says:

      Hi Arlene, thank you so much for getting in touch and also for your very kind words. It’s the best compliment an author could get is to hear that someone enjoyed their book. Hope you will enjoy the rest of them as much,
      All the best,
      Caroline x

  4. Deborah Arlotta says:

    Caroline
    I just read the last goodbye and in a moment
    They were both so sad yet excellent I could not put them down
    I have to read your other books and will recommend them to anyone

    • Caroline Finnerty says:

      Thanks so much Deborah, so lovely of you to get in touch. I’m delighted you liked the books and I hope you will like my others one as much. Thanks for spreading the word about them too.
      Wishing you a happy Christmas!

  5. Annemarie Falk says:

    hi Caroline,

    I picked your book “into the night sky” up in a second hand book store. this is my first of your books to read. I haven’t been able to put it down. I’ve just cried my eyes out reading the last few pages.
    The themes in the book were sensitive and interesting. I loved this book and will pass on to my mum and friends. I can’t wait to get my hands on more of your other books.
    I’m in love with little Jack, have to remind myself he is fictional!!

    Love Annemarie xxx

    • Caroline Finnerty says:

      Thank you so much Annemarie, what a lovely message to get – you have brightened my day! I hope your friends and family will enjoy it too. P.S. I loved Jack too, I think he’s my favourite of all my characters xx

  6. Betty McDermott says:

    Hi Caroline, I’m nearly finished your book “The Last Goodbye”. I am absolutely loving it. I’m looking forward to getting your other books if they’re as good as this one.

    • Caroline Finnerty says:

      Hi Betty, lovely to hear from you. I’m so happy you’re enjoying The Last Goodbye and I hope you’ll like the rest of them as much. Thanks again, it’s great to hear from readers! Caroline xx

  7. Claire McLoughney says:

    Hi Caroline,
    I just finished Into The Night Sky and My Sister’s Child. Both were brilliant. I am looking forward to reading all your other books.My local library stocks them. Thank you.

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