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Head of Zeus
The Guest House by the Sea
The Guest House by the Sea by Faith Hogan

People come to the guest house for fresh air and views across the Atlantic. But if they're lucky, they might just leave with the second chance they didn't know they needed...

Esme has run the guest house for as long as anyone in Ballycove can remember. But in her declining years, her sight is failing, and when she has a fall on the eve of the summer season, she is forced to take a back seat for the first time in her life.

From her chair in the entry hall, not much passes Esme by. There's Cora, the wife visiting indefinitely... without her husband; Niamh, the city professional with a life-changing decision to make; and Phyllie, the grandmother whose family is slipping away from her.

Esme's guests provide the colour that helps her keep her grip on the world. All of them have something they want to escape – or to hold on to. But can Esme help them find their way before the summer is over?

From bestselling Irish writer Faith Hogan comes a new, uplifting story about discovering love, friendship and the healing power of the Irish sea air. It will charm fans of Sheila O'Flanagan, Heidi Swain and Susanne O'Leary.

Praise for Faith Hogan's books:
'Uplifting, emotional and brimming with warmth and humour' CATHY BRAMLEY on The Ladies' Midnight Swimming Club

Head of Zeus, an Aria book * Fiction
08 Jun 2023 * 400pp * £4.99 * 9781803282527
REVIEWS
PRAISE FOR FAITH HOGAN:

'Uplifting, emotional and brimming with warmth and humour' Cathy Bramley, on The Ladies' Midnight Swimming Club.

'This was a beautifully written, heart-rending but ultimately uplifting read set on Ireland's wild Atlantic coast. I loved it' Phillipa Ashley, on The Ladies' Midnight Swimming Club.

'Charming... Full of pathos and humour. A heartwarming page-turner that would be perfect for staycation reading' Irish Independent on Saturday, on The Ladies' Midnight Swimming Club.

'Joyful, life-affirming and inspirational' Heidi Swain, on The Ladies' Midnight Swimming Club.

'Another heart-warming read from Faith Hogan'
 Trisha Ashley, on The Girl I Used to Know
Author
Faith Hogan
Faith Hogan
Faith lives in the west of Ireland with her husband, four children and two very fussy cats. She has an Hons Degree in English Literature and Psychology, has worked as a fashion model and in the intellectual disability and mental health sector.
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