WorldCat Identities

Kelly, Cathy

Works: 111 works in 900 publications in 21 languages and 18,279 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Domestic fiction  Psychological fiction  Romance fiction  Chick lit  Humorous fiction  Short stories  Christmas stories  Short stories, English  Sagas 
Roles: Author, Director, Editor
Classifications: PR6061.E484, 823.92
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works by Cathy Kelly
Past secrets by Cathy Kelly( Book )

56 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 1,255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Past Secrets" explores the complex relationships between friends and family, and the complications that ensue when the past unexpectedly collides with the present
The house on Willow Street by Cathy Kelly( Book )

38 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 6 languages and held by 1,254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four women--Tess, who faces a crumbling marriage; her sister Suki, who is the victim of a dirt-digging biographer; Mara, who is seeking sanctuary; and Danae, a postmistress who guards the town's secrets--must confront their pasts before they can look to the future
Lessons in heartbreak by Cathy Kelly( Book )

43 editions published between 2008 and 2014 in 10 languages and held by 1,243 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Izzie Silver, a warmhearted Irishwoman with a mane of chestnut hair and a zest for life, is a New York success story, a highly successful booking agent at a top-notch modeling agency. But while she dreams of starting an agency for plus-size models, at heart she's still the convent schoolgirl from the exquisite Irish coastal town of Tamarin. Which is why falling in love with a married man is something Izzie couldn't possible imagine herself doing, until it happens. And it's something she feels she could never tell her beloved family. Meanwhile, back in Tamarin, there's heartache, too. Izzie's aunt Anneliese is trying to hide her pain at her husband's betrayal of their marriage. And Lily, family matriarch and still feisty despite being nearly ninety, is taken ill. In her hospital bed, she reveals a tantalizing hint of a secret she has kept for decades, from her time as a 1930s servant girl at the local big house, before she ran off to London during World War Two to train as a nurse. Will the family be torn apart by the secrets they can't reveal, or will they have the courage to share their heartbreak and their joy?"--Page 4 of cover
Homecoming by Cathy Kelly( Book )

40 editions published between 2010 and 2014 in 6 languages and held by 1,233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sometimes the only way forward is the road that takes you home. Eleanor is back in Ireland after a lifetime in New York. Actress Megan is seeking anonymity from a tabloid scandal. Rae, manager of the local café, is hiding secrets of her own. Connie has an abundance of blessings-- and a deep-seated loneliness. As their lives intertwine, they learn that finding your way can lead to the last place you expected
Once in a lifetime by Cathy Kelly( Book )

40 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in 7 languages and held by 1,214 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A web of friendship, love, and secrets runs through the Irish town of Ardagh and Kenny's Department Store
Always and forever by Cathy Kelly( Book )

60 editions published between 2003 and 2014 in 12 languages and held by 1,175 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tells the story of Mel, Daisy, and Cleo, three women from a small Irish town whose lives don't exactly turn out as planned, but with a little help from Leah, a woman with her own secret turmoil, they find the courage to change
It started with Paris by Cathy Kelly( Book )

28 editions published between 2014 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It all started with Paris. At the top of the Eiffel Tower, a young man proposes to his girlfriend. In that second, everything changes, not just for the happy couple, but for the family and friends awaiting their return in Ireland. Leila's been nursing a broken heart since her husband suddenly left her, but she's determined to put on a brave face for the bride. Vonnie, a widow, has finally dared to let love back into her life, but a curveball arises that puts another's safety at risk. And Grace, a school principal, finds that her son's impending union brings her ex-husband back into her daily life, and starts to ponder past decisions and wonder if her divorce was in fact a mistake. As these three women gather around the young couple to prepare for the wedding, they'll each have to address their own demons and find a way to move forward, whatever the cost
Someone like you by Cathy Kelly( Book )

55 editions published between 2000 and 2013 in 11 languages and held by 1,016 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emma, Leonie and Hannah all want just one thing in life - and then they'll be truly happy. But sometimes when you wish with all your heart for a dream to come true, you risk destroying the happiness within your reach
Between sisters by Cathy Kelly( Book )

13 editions published between 2015 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 1,000 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meet the women of Delaney Square ... Cassie has spent her married life doing everything right - making sure her children have the perfect life, being a devoted wife and a dutiful daughter-in-law. Although it's left her so exhausted that 'wine o'clock' comes a little earlier each afternoon ... Her sister Coco runs a vintage dress shop and has shied away from commitment over the years. Coco believes men complicate things, and she's got enough to contend with. Until a face from her past returns. Watching over them is grandmother Pearl, tucked away in her little house in Delaney Square. But something is keeping her awake at night. Was she right to do what she did all those years ago? And then there's Elsa, the polished face of daytime TV, who's battled demons of her own in the past and come out on top. Now Elsa faces one final fight - but it will require more bravery than anything which has come before
What she wants : a novel by Cathy Kelly( Book )

37 editions published between 2001 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 878 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While Hope struggles to balance her career and family, her sister Sam endeavors to run a record label, their friend Virginia plans to build a retirement dream home, and Nicole loses herself in the party life
The honey queen by Cathy Kelly( Book )

31 editions published between 2012 and 2016 in 4 languages and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's easy to fall in love with the beautiful town of Redstone - the locals wave and chat to each other, the shops are full of cheerful hustle and bustle. And amidst all this activity, two women believe they are getting on just fine. Francesca takes everything in her stride, including a husband whose lost his job and the onset of menopause. Peggy, approaching 30, has opened her own knitting shop on the town's high street. It's a dream come true, but she still feels adrift. When Australian-raised Lillie finally makes it back home to Ireland, she's drawn right into the heart of Redstone's thriving community, and all of her hard-earned wisdom will be called into play as she helps new friends navigate unchartered territory
Just between us by Cathy Kelly( Book )

48 editions published between 2002 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Miller sisters are close despite their differences. Stella, the oldest, is a single mother discovering love again with a divorced client. Tara is a successful scriptwriter adapting to life as a newlywed. Holly, the youngest, struggles to overcome her shyness at work and around men. Their whole familial framework is shaken when their devoted mother, Rose, reveals on her fortieth anniversary that she's fed up with her husband's philandering and is leaving him
Best of friends : a novel by Cathy Kelly( Book )

47 editions published between 2003 and 2017 in 8 languages and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tragedy touches four women who face betrayal, temptation, insecurity, and secrets, and then draw together in their sadness when they realize that life is for living
Christmas Magic by Cathy Kelly( Book )

17 editions published between 2011 and 2016 in 5 languages and held by 459 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A festive collection of short stories. Cathy Kelly, the number 1 best-selling Irish author, has created her first collection of heart-warming short stories. Christmas Magic is full of charming tales of life, love and the everyday dilemmas that we all face, all told in Cathy's warm voice
Woman to woman by Cathy Kelly( Book )

35 editions published between 1997 and 2012 in 8 languages and held by 439 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Best friends Aisling Moran and Jo Ryan think they have it all. Aisling is deliriously happy with her brilliant editor husband, two beautiful ten-year-old sons and a home she's rag-rolled and stenciled to within an inch of its life. As a journalist with an Irish glossy magazine, Jo has a great career, independence and a drop-dead gorgeous boyfriend. But all that's about to change. One Friday morning, Aisling finds a receipt for expensive lingerie in her husband's suit pocket and Jo finds a blue line on her blue-for-positive pregnancy testing kit. By Friday night, it's all over - or has it only just begun?
Secrets of a happy marriage by Cathy Kelly( Book )

12 editions published between 2016 and 2018 in English and held by 402 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In de aanloop naar een groot familiefeest in een luxe hotel loopt op het gebied van liefde en relaties de spanning hoog op
Letter from Chicago by Cathy Kelly( Book )

17 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and German and held by 364 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two sisters live on either side of the Atlantic. They write each other letters over the years boasting about their lives. When a granddaughter decides to come visit in Ireland, the truth may be revealed
Opzij! by Cathy Kelly( Book )

34 editions published between 1998 and 2012 in 7 languages and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dee is a 32-year-old agony aunt on an Irish newspaper, aspiring to the women's editor job. Isabel is a 39-year-old mother of two teenagers, whose husband has just lost everything in a business deal. A job as a women's editor would solve some of her problems. Can both women get what they want?
Never too late by Cathy Kelly( Book )

27 editions published between 1999 and 2016 in 6 languages and held by 278 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A lot can happen in a year - and Evie, Cara and Olivia are about to find out just how much ... Evie is a hopeless romantic who's never had a chance to do her own thing, and deep down she knows that marrying Simon isn't going to help. Her sister Cara's a walking disaster when it comes to relationships, and she's not much better in the workplace either. And her best friend Olivia can't quite bring herself to admit that she's married to the wrong man - after all, what would she do without him? When they go home for Christmas, Evie's father announces that he's getting remarried. That shouldn't change anything - but then they don't know who they're going to meet at the wedding
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Always and forever
Alternative Names
Cathy Kelly Brits romanschrijfster

Cathy Kelly escritora irlandesa

Cathy Kelly irische Schriftstellerin

Cathy Kelly Irish writer

Kelli, K.

Kelli, Kėti

Kellija, Ketija 1966-

Kelly, Cathy

Келли, Кэти

ケリー, キャシー

Lessons in heartbreakHomecomingOnce in a lifetimeAlways and foreverSomeone like youWhat she wants : a novelJust between usBest of friends : a novel