LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN''S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2020 LONGLISTED FOR THE RSL ONDAATJE PRIZE 2020 A BBC RADIO 2 BOOK CLUB PICK THE DEBUT NOVEL FROM THE COSTA SHORT STORY AWARD WINNER ''A sharp, funny, wonderful writer'' Diana Evans, bestselling author of Ordinary People ''Compelling...finely crafted, compassionate'' Guardian ''A warm, confident writer with the lightest of touches '' Observer ''Pacey and powerful'' Mail on Sunday ''The type of story that will stay with you long after you''ve read the last page'' Closer ''Brilliant...touches on race, mental health and community in a fresh way'' Good Housekeeping ''Flawlessly portrayed...A riveting read'' Candis * * * * * On an ordinary Saturday morning in 1996, the residents of Nightingale Point wake up to their normal lives and worries. Mary has a secret life that no one knows about, not even Malachi and Tristan, the brothers she vowed to look after. Malachi had to grow up too quickly. Between looking after Tristan and nursing a broken heart, he feels older than his twenty-one years. Tristan wishes Malachi would stop pining for Pamela. No wonder he''s falling in with the wrong crowd, without Malachi to keep him straight. Elvis is trying hard to remember to the instructions his care worker gave him, but sometimes he gets confused and forgets things. Pamela wants to run back to Malachi but her overprotective father has locked her in and there''s no way out. It''s a day like any other, until something extraordinary happens. When the sun sets, Nightingale Point is irrevocably changed and somehow, through the darkness, the residents must find a way back to lightness, and back to each other. * * * * * Readers love Nightingale Point : ''A beautiful and heartbreaking story about working-class people and their lives both before and after tragedy'' ''I couldn''t put it down... a beautiful story of staying strong when it matters most'' '' A triumphant debut ...This book pops, fizzes and sparkles to life'' ''A must read masterpiece ''
''Comfort reading at its best, all wrapped up in a tartan ribbon. Sarah Morgan will make your Christmas!'' Veronica Henry * * * * * Join Sarah Morgan this Christmas and treat yourself to this feel-good festive read about mothers and daughters, romance and drama, and Christmastime in Scotland! It''s not what''s under the Christmas tree, but who''s around it that matters most. All Suzanne McBride wants for Christmas is her three daughters happy and at home. But when sisters Posy, Hannah and Beth return to their family home in the Scottish Highlands, old tensions and buried secrets start bubbling to the surface. Suzanne is determined to create the perfect family Christmas, but the McBrides must all face the past and address some home truths before they can celebrate together . . . This Christmas indulge in some me-time and enjoy this uplifting and heart-warming story from international bestseller Sarah Morgan. Full of romance, laughter and sisterly drama, The Christmas Sisters is the perfect book to curl up with this festive season. * * * * * What readers are saying about The Christmas Sisters : ''Perfect to snuggle up with in front of a fire with a mug of hot chocolate'' ''Practically perfect in every way!'' ''Likeable characters, the dialogue was spot on and it''s all wrapped up in the wonderful Scottish Highlands setting '' ''It''s warm and cuddly and cosy - perfect switch-off, feel-good reading''
If you enjoyed One Summer in Paris , don''t miss Sarah Morgan''s wonderful new book, Family for Beginners ! ''A complete joy. It''s a glorious, summery read full of warmth, humour and poignancy, against the perfect romantic backdrop'' Cressida McLaughlin, author of The Cornish Cream Tea Bus ''An uplifting tale of courage, strength and above all friendship, with a sprinkling of romance and an adorable Parisian backdrop - what''s not to love? Be prepared to be hooked'' Anna Bell, author of We Just Clicked ''The perfect summer holiday read . . . a touching and emotional story about friendship, independence and opening yourself up to new experiences'' Heat ''The perfect blend of light-hearted and poignant . . . A triumph for sisterhood and the perfect read for a warm day'' Woman ''Another charming read'' HELLO! * * * * * One charming bookshop, two unlikely friends, and a summer in Paris that will change their lives forever... Grace can''t believe it when her husband of twenty-five years announces he doesn''t want to join her on their anniversary trip to Paris - instead, he wants a divorce. Reeling from the shock, Grace makes the bold decision to go on this holiday of a lifetime alone. Audrey leaves behind heartache of her own when she arrives in Paris. A job in a bookshop is her ticket to freedom, but with no knowledge of the French language, her summer adventure seems doomed to fail. Until she meets Grace, and everything changes... Living in neighbouring apartments above the bookshop, Grace and Audrey form an unlikely friendship. They came to Paris to find themselves, but finding each other might be the best thing that''s ever happened to them. * * * * * Readers have fallen for One Summer in Paris ! ''Morgan is a pro when it comes to writing a feel-good yarn , and you cannot get help but get immersed in her storytelling'' ''The only thing you really need to know is that this is Morgan''s best novel to date '' ''Sarah has woven a beautiful story into the tapestry of Paris, and the little book shop...A very worthwhile read'' ''A story for all ages as everyone will relate to at least one of the main characters. I shall be recommending it to all my friends ''