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The Glory Years

Kate O’Reilly loves a stroll down memory lane.

Nowadays she’s a mother to Declan and Phoebe, has the semi-detached in suburbia and the dependable husband, Seamus – but when faced with a never-ending pile of laundry and new chin hairs sprouting overnight, no wonder she daydreams about the past.

A time when the music was better (Girl Power forever!), her social circle was wider, Cool Britannia reigned supreme and only a penalty shootout stood between England reaching the finals of Euro ’96.

So, when a freak electrical storm takes her back in time to 1996, Kate’s elated – this is her chance to discover what might have happened if she’d only done things a little bit differently in the Nineties.

But as she relives her youth again, will Kate realise some things really are best left in the past? And will she ever be able to get back to the family she misses so much? Even if none of them know how to load the sodding dishwasher…

A laugh-out-loud, relatable read for anyone who wishes they could take a holiday from adulting… fans of Why Mummy Drinks and Jane Fallon will love this!

Previously published as A Mother Dimension, this has been extensively edited and rewritten.

Readers are loving The Glory Years:

‘A quick, easy and fun read that I adored…I couldn't put it down. I loved the characters and it made me laugh.’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Reader Review

Wow!...It completely exceeded all my expectationsa lot of twists and turns throughout the book which keeps you captivated’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Reader Review

‘I think pretty much everyone can relate to this book… I laughed out loud several times!’ Reader Review

'This book had me turning pages without even realizing. It was so good!' ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Reader Review

‘Kate was such a fun relatable characterVery nostalgic and cute! I remember so much of the blasts from the past which was fun!’ ⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Reader Review

‘Adorable, heartwarming and inspiring.’ Reader Review

‘It’s such a jovial, humorous and light-hearted book… Overall a fantastic read.’ Reader Review

Praise for Mink Elliott:

‘Nothing short of a delight… I would recommend this book if you are looking for a lighthearted and feel good read’ Reader Review

So fun to read. It reminded me of Bridget Jones’ Diary (for 50 year olds!)…Highly recommend!’ Reader Review

‘This book had me laughing because it is so relatable and down to earth…Within the first few pages, I found myself chuckling…Highly recommend this read.’ Reader Review

Lighthearted and full of comedy…the story was relatable and enjoyable.’ Reader Review

‘A really easy, feel good read which is particularly relatable for those of us of a certain age!!!’ Reader Review

‘A brilliant, enjoyable and entertaining book that made me smile and laugh… I loved the humour and the likeable cast of characters. Highly recommended.’ Reader Review

This book was hilarious…a great way to escape for a few hours.’ Reader Review

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