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Rules of the Road: A Novel Paperback – Aug. 4 2020

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"Very funny, very moving and utterly unsentimental…as Terry discovers what makes life worth living." The Irish Times, a Best Book of the Summer pick

“A beautiful, touching story that both warms and breaks the heart. A poignant celebration of the power of friendship and how to live life your own way.” —
Phaedra Patrick, bestselling author of The Curious Charms of Arthur Pepper

"Tender, funny, and heartbreaking… Ciara Geraghty is a wonderful writer."
 —Hazel Gaynor, New York Times bestselling author of The Girl Who Came Home

"For fans of 
Eleanor Oliphant and A Man Called OveRules of the Road is a life-affirming book that anyone with a best friend should read…. Infused with warmth, humour and human understanding. An homage to life and fantastic friendships, this book will warm your heart." Sunday Independent

Rules of the Road had me laughing and crying on the same page… Such a talented writer.” —Patricia Scanlan, #1 internationally bestselling author of Orange Blossom Days

"[Geraghty's] books are beautifully written, and infused with warmth, humour and human understanding." 
Irish Examiner

"Funny, gentle, compassionate and wise." 
—Anne Cunningham, Meath Chronicle

About the Author

Ciara Geraghty is an internationally bestselling author who was born and raised in Dublin. She started writing in her thirties and hasn't looked back. She has three children and one husband and they have recently adopted a dog who, alongside their youngest daughter, is in charge of pretty much everything.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ Park Row; Original edition (Aug. 4 2020)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Paperback ‏ : ‎ 384 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 0778309711
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-0778309710
  • Item weight ‏ : ‎ 272 g
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 13.51 x 2.34 x 20.32 cm
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Ciara Geraghty is an Irish bestselling novelist. She lives in Dublin with one husband, two 'technically' grown up children and one actual kid, who is probably the most mature of the lot of them. When she is not writing in her garret, Ciara loves reading, swimming in the sea and playing her violin. The neighbours adore her, obviously....

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