New Arrivals

A Man of Honour

A Man of Honour by Barbara Taylor Bradford in Wexford Public Library Service
Author: 
Barbara Taylor Bradford
ISBN: 
9780008242527
Added: 
11th January

The prequel to the million-copy bestseller, A Woman of Substance, where, high on the Yorkshire moors, the story of Blackie O'Neill and Emma Harte begins...

Orphaned and alone, 13-year-old Blackie O'Neill must leave County Kerry to find work and put food in his mouth. His only chance of survival lies with his mother's brother, far away in Leeds.

There, amid the noise and bustle, the mills and manufactories of the clothing industry that have made Leeds one of England's most prosperous cities, Blackie's spark of ambition becomes a flame.

Small Things Like These

Small Things Like These by Claire Keegan in Wexford Public Library Service
Author: 
Claire Keegan
ISBN: 
9780571368686
Added: 
11th January

The landmark new novel from award-winning author Claire Keegan.

It is 1985 in a small Irish town. During the weeks leading up to Christmas, Bill Furlong, a coal merchant and family man faces into his busiest season. Early one morning, while delivering an order to the local convent, Bill makes a discovery which forces him to confront both his past and the complicit silences of a town controlled by the church.

A Woman Made of Snow

A Woman Made of Snow by Elisabeth Gifford in Wexford Public Libraries
Author: 
Elisabeth Gifford
ISBN: 
9781838953218
Added: 
10th January

Scotland, 1949: Caroline Gillan and her new husband Alasdair have moved back to Kelly Castle, his dilapidated family estate in the middle of nowhere.

Stuck caring for their tiny baby, and trying to find her way with an opinionated mother-in-law, Caroline feels adrift, alone and unwelcome. But when she is tasked with sorting out the family archives, Caroline discovers a century-old mystery that sparks her back to life.

The Apollo Murders

The Apollo Murders by Chris Hadfield in Wexford Public Libraries
Author: 
Chris Hadfield
ISBN: 
9781529406856
Added: 
10th January

1973: a final, top-secret mission to the Moon.

Three astronauts in a tiny module, a quarter of a million miles from home. A quarter of a million miles from help.

As Russian and American crews sprint for a secret bounty hidden away on the lunar surface, old rivalries blossom and the political stakes are stretched to breaking point back on Earth. Houston flight controller Kazimieras 'Kaz' Zemeckis must do all he can to keep the NASA crew together, while staying one step ahead of his Soviet rivals.

Stories of Hope

Stories of Hope by Heather Morris
Author: 
Heather Morris
ISBN: 
9781786580504
Added: 
10th January

From the bestselling author of The Tattooist of Auschwitz. Heather Morris's first non-fiction book.

The Tattooist of Auschwitz is one of the bestselling books of the 21st Century. Now, in this essential companion, Heather Morris presents an inspiring manual for life, with a series of tales of the remarkable people she has met, the incredible stories they have shared with her, and the lessons they hold for us all.