An Irish Times bestseller, Bright Lights and Promises is a mesmerising novel that deals with family relationships in touching detail.
Pauline McLynn grew up in Galway, and first started acting while studying history of art at Trinity College, Dublin. She shot to fame playing the inimitable Mrs Doyle in Father Ted, and has appeared in numerous other film, television and stage roles. She divides her time between London and Dublin where she lives with her husband.
'A winner.Pauline McLynn brings the same comic touches to her writing as she brought to the wonderful Mrs Doyle' -- Daily Express 'With her own brand of fierce intelligence and deft humour!McLynn delivers an elegant turn of phrase throughout and has a great ear for witty dialogue... An engaging and rewarding read' -- Irish Mail on Sunday 'Her writing, laced with an innate and very natural sense of humour, catches the smallest nuances of human behaviour and speaks straight to the heart' -- Irish World