Geraldine O'Neill's two previous novels, TARA FLYNN and TARA'S FORTUNE, have proved she is a real talent. Both her previous novels have reprinted. She has received excellent reviews for all her novels: 'O'Neill's warmth and Binchyesque ability to make the reader care about her characters does indeed put her in the storytelling league of Queen Maeve' Irish Independent. 'Absolutely brilliant. I couldn't put it down. A real triumph' Lyn Andrews. 'Totally enthralling' Sunday World. 'Why rush when you can linger among the pages of such an entertaining and engaging book ... Geraldine O'Neill goes a long way to restoring my faith in the beach book' Irish Independent on Saturday. 'If you're a fan of Maeve Binchy or Catherine Cookson, then this will appeal' Woman's Way. 'A heartwarming tale of friendship and ambition' Bella. 'Fans of Maeve Binchy won't be disappointed' Ireland on Sunday. Geraldine O'Neill's terrific new novel, THE FLOWERS OF BALLYGRACE, is published in Orion trade in Summer 2006.
Geraldine O'Neill lives in County Offaly, Ireland, with her husband and two children.