A sweeping love story... Fans of Purcell are bound to welcome Pearl into their lives like an old friend, and will enjoy catching up
"Deirdre Purcell's novel is not just a gripping love story but an angry take on social divisions. (...) A warm, poignant and (...) tragic tale that is in essence a jewel of a story." (Pearl)
"Purcell's skill is evident, as her plot flits effortlessly between the different eras and characters." (Pearl)
'Achingly poignant, with warm, strong characters, it will no doubt become an instant bestseller and delight all Purcell fans. Once again, she has produced a great read, popular fiction with writing that matches a literary novel and included some telling social observation. Vintage Deirdre Purcell.' Tell Me Your Secret
Purcell's fans will not be disappointed
Deirdre Purcell now the author of more than 10 books, is one of our most gifted writers, at once encompassing both romantic popularity and literary style in her fiction. Her books need no introduction at this stage.
Here is an Irish storyteller in full stride, gracing her genre with exemplary skill
'[Tell Me Your Secret] shows a writer fully in charge of her craft . . . an impeccably drawn tale . . . Purcell's style is highly developed and this is a tightly written story that pulls you in very easily. '
'Tight, well-plotted...aided by some excellently-drawn characters'