Written Fireside is a round robin style written, short story feature based on the campfire game where one person starts a story then passes it on to the next person gathered by the fire to continue.

For each story I write part 1, then each participating author (a Fire Writer) adds a part in turn.

Jul 31, 2014

Who knew? Meet Carmel Harrington

Another Fire Writer returning for

Written Fireside's Christmas by the Fire Blog Hop

Carmel Harrington

A fun, or little known fact about Carmel:

“I am an adrenalin junkie - I’ve parachute jumped, 
flown around South Africa in a small aircraft 
and have yet to find a rollercoaster to scare me.”

Who knew?

Carmel is a fellow Harper Impulse author
and was a Fire Writer for 

Check out her Fire Writer Friday 
First Fight Friday interviews.

Carmel's bio:

Carmel Harrington is an Irish author of contemporary fiction, published with Harper Collins. She has won several international awards including Kindle Book of Year and Romantic eBook of Year in 2013, for her debut novel Beyond Grace’s Rainbow, which was a No. 1 eBook bestseller. Her latest novel, The Life You Leftwas published in June 2014 and is already receiving rave reviews and an Irish bestseller. Carmel has been dubbed, ‘The Irish Jodi Picoult!’
She has been interviewed on RTE1’s Today Show, TV3’s IrelandAM and The Morning Show and also in USA on Indiana’s WNDUTV, plus has been a regular guest on radio stations nationally, including BBCRadio1 Ulster, RTERadio1, Newstalk and many regional stations. She has written articles for The Irish Independent, The Daily Mail, The Evening Herald & Woman’s Way.

Carmel lives with her husband Roger and young children Amelia and Nate in a small coastal village in her beloved Wexford, where the idyllic setting is a constant source of inspiration to her. To find out lots more about Carmel, go to www.carmelharrington.com

Carmel is the author of

Beyond Grace's Rainbow
Beyond Grace’s Rainbow is the deeply emotional and poignant story of young single mother Grace Devlin.

When Grace is diagnosed with cancer her best chance of survival is to find a bone marrow transplant from a family member. Only Grace is adopted and her one previous attempt to connect with her birth mother resulted in bitter disappointment.

But with her young son, Jack, to think about, and the return of her ex Liam, Jack’s father, reminding her of feelings she’d thought she’d buried long ago, Grace refuses to give up hope just yet. With the help of her friends she bravely embarks on a journey of discovery.

This search will bring her from her home in vibrant Dublin to the unspoilt beauty of Wexford where she must unravel a web of lies and deceit that has spanned over thirty years.

With a wonderful cast of supporting characters and plenty of charm, this will have you laughing and crying at the turn of a page.

*Winner of the March 2013 Kindle Book Awards*

*A Bord Gais Book Club Recommended Read*
 Beyond Graces Rainbow

The Life You Left

Sarah, I’m not coming home tonight.
If you love me, you will give me the space I need…
Tell the children I love them.

It started out like any other day for Sarah Lawler; getting the kids ready for school, making the pack lunches and juggling baby Ella’s feeds.

There was no way of knowing that her husband, Paul, would leave for work that morning and simply not come home.

Now the questions are piling up quicker than the unpaid bills and, unable to answer her children’s questions about where their Daddy is, Sarah is getting desperate.

But it turns out she isn’t quite as alone as she thought she was. When her beloved childhood friend, Edward, comes back into her life, Sarah thinks she’s finally been thrown a life line.

There’s just one problem with Edward: no one else can see him.

Edward is an angel. And he has a message for Sarah that will change her life and the lives of others forever. For it is only in the most difficult of times that Sarah can discover how strong
she truly is.

Set in a small coastal village on the beautiful Irish coast, The Life You Left is a story of redemption and the strength of love.

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