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Clock Dance

Paperback, 12/07/2018, €18.95
€15.99
A Dubray Staff Recommended Read Willa Drake can count on one hand the defining moments of her life: when she was eleven and her mother disappeared, being proposed to at twenty-one, the accident that would make her a widow at forty-one. The spur-of-the moment decision to look after this woman - and her nine-year-old daughter, and her dog - will lead Willa into uncharted territory.

A Spool of Blue Thread

Paperback, 01/09/2015, €12.15
The whole family on the porch, relaxed, half-listening as their mother tells the same tale they have heard so many times before. And yet this gathering is different. Abby and Red are getting older, and decisions must be made about how best to look after them and their beloved family home.

Digging to America

Paperback, 19/04/2007, €9.93
A novel that talks about belonging and otherness, about insiders and outsiders, pride and prejudice, young love and unexpected old love, families and the impossibility of ever getting it right, about striving for connection and goodness against all the odds.

Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant

Paperback, 02/05/2013, €12.15
When Pearl Tull's husband, Beck, abandons her she pours her energies into preserving normality. Only gradually do her three children realise their father is gone for good. Now, as Pearl lies on her deathbed, the impact of Beck's abrupt departure unspools: on Cody who can't overcome his anger, and on mild Ezra who must always keep the peace.

CLOCK DANCE HB

Hardback, 12/07/2018, €25.70
A bittersweet novel of family and self-discovery from the Sunday Times bestselling, award-winning author of A Spool of Blue ThreadWilla Drake can count on one hand the defining moments of her life: when she was eleven and her mother disappeared, being proposed to at twenty-one, the accident that would make her a widow at forty-one.

Back When We Were Grownups

Paperback, 01/07/2002, €13.42
When Joe Davitch first saw Rebecca, it was at a party at the Davitch home. Young Rebecca looked to Joe like the girl having more fun than anyone in the room and he wanted some of that happiness to spill over onto him, a 33-year-old divorce with three little girls. Is she really this natural-born celebrator, joyous and outgoing?

Saint Maybe

Paperback, 17/09/1992, €14.65
When eighteen-year-old Ian Bedloe pricks the bubble of his family's optimistic self-deception, his brother Danny drives into a wall, his sister-in-law falls apart, and his parents age before his eyes.

Celestial Navigation

Paperback, 01/02/1996, €13.42
Jeremy is a child-like, painfully shy batchelor who has never left home. He lives on the third floor of his mother's boarding house and spends his days cutting up coloured paper to make mosaic sculptures, until the day his mother dies and the beautiful Mary Tell arrives to turn his world upside down.

Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant

Paperback, 17/09/1992, €12.15
Through every family run memories which bind it together - despite everything. The Tulls of Baltimore were no exception. Abandoned by her salesman husband, Pearl is left to bring up her three children alone. Now as Pearl lies dying, stiffly encased in her pride and solitude, the past is unlocked and with its secrets.

Noah's Compass

Paperback, 19/08/2010, €11.35
Liam Pennywell has spent most of his life dodging issues and skirting adventure when suddenly, in his sixty-first year, something happens that jolts him out of his certainty and leaves him with a frightening gap in his memory.