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  • Published: 1 March 2013
  • ISBN: 9781775533634
  • Imprint: RHNZ Adult ebooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 270

Blessed Are


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A delightfully funny novel about the perfect recipe for love - and cheese.

A delightfully funny novel about the perfect recipe for love - and cheese.

Blessed are Corrie and Fee, for theirs is the kingdom of the world's tastiest farmhouse cheese. Tucked away in a corner of Ireland, the lifelong friends turn out batch after batch of perfect Coolarney Blues and Golds, thanks to co-operative cows, non-meat-eating milkmaids and the wind blowing just so in the right direction.

Add to this mixture Corrie's long-lost granddaughter Abbey, fresh from a remote but by no means backward island where her husband has been on a mission (just not the religious kind). Stir in New Yorker Kit Stephens, heart-broken, burned-out, permanently hung over and hung up. And what you have is a recipe for disaster.

The magic that Corrie and Fee weave in and out of their vats is legendary, but can they use their charm to turn bitterness and betrayal into love - or will the secret ingredient be lost to Coolarney cheese forever?

  • Pub date: 1 March 2013
  • ISBN: 9781775533634
  • Imprint: RHNZ Adult ebooks
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 270

About the Author

Sarah-Kate Lynch

Sarah-Kate Lynch is a novelist and editor, and has also worked as a journalist, radio presenter and columnist. She has published many hugely popular novels, plus memoir and non-fiction. She reviews, has hosted magazine book clubs, and writes two columns for Woman’s Day.

Sarah-Kate's novels include: The Wedding Bees, Dolci di Love, On Top of Everything, The House of Peine, Eating with the Angels, By Bread Alone, Blessed Are the Cheesemakers, and her first novel published in 2000, Finding Tom Connor. Her non-fiction work includes a collection of columns, The Modern Girl’s Guide to Life (2002). Her memoir, Stuff It! A Wicked Approach to Dieting, she has described as ‘inspired by reading Ellen Degeneres and Fran Drescher's half nonsensical memoirs’. In 2014 she resumed her 'Wicked Approach' series with the hilarious Screw You Dolores: A Wicked Approach to Happiness. More are planned.

The Sunday Star-Times wrote of By Bread Alone, ‘Witty, charming, faithfully passionate to its subject and emotionally adept. If only this book was a man.’ In The New Zealand Herald, Margie Thomson wrote: ‘Her plots buzz along . . . , her characters spring recognisably to life, she’s extremely lively and funny . . . especially when she’s skewering the world of social flim-flam, but with a feel for language that results in some lovely imagery and, in this latest novel, genuine poignancy.’

Next magazine found Finding Tom Connor a ‘cross between Bridget Jones’s Diary and Waking Ned Devine, this is a romantic and rollicking good read’. The Dominion Post concluded of The House of Peine, which is set in a chateau and vineyard in the Champagne region of France: ‘Impeccably researched, it reads like a dream.’

Sarah-Kate lives with her husband and her dog, but she’s often not sure where — and she likes it that way. See more at www.sarah-katelynch.com. She is also on Twitter and Facebook.

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