The Mystery of Mercy Close

Publisher details

The Mystery of Mercy Close
Author
Marian Keyes
Publisher
Penguin
Genre
Fiction
Released
13 September, 2014

Synopsis

Courageous, vulnerable and wasp-tongued, Helen Walsh doesn't believe in fear - it's just a thing invented by men to get all the money and good jobs.  And yet she's sinking.  Her work as a private investigator has dried up, her flat has been repossessed and some old demons have resurfaced.Hired to track down boy-band member Wayne Diffney - vanished from his house in Mercy Close - she encounters hangers-on, has-beens, wannabes and ex-boyfriends.  Playing by her own rules, Helen is drawn into a dark and glamorous world, where her worst enemy is her own head and where the only person she feels connected to is Wayne, a man she's never even met . . . 'A brilliant page-turner full of warmth and laughs.'  Good Housekeeping'Hilarious, painfully realistic . . . Your heart wrenches.  Combines depth, drama and whip-smart comedy.'  Stylist'Keyes's satirical eye remains as sharp as ever.'  Daily Mail'Gut-bustingly funny.'  Independent on Sunday'An addictive ride, and Helen is your very own modern-day heroine.'  Cosmopolitan
Marian Keyes
About the author

Marian Keyes

Marian Keyes is the international bestselling author of WatermelonLucy Sullivan is Getting MarriedRachel's HolidayLast Chance SaloonSushi for BeginnersAngelsThe Other Side of the StoryAnybody Out There, This Charming Man, The Brightest Star in the Sky, The Mystery of Mercy Close and The Woman Who Stole My Life. She has also published two collections of journalism, Under the Duvet and Further Under the Duvet and Saved by Cake, an extremely honest account of her battle with depression and how baking helped her. Marian lives in Dublin with her husband.

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