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The Glorious Guinness Girls: A story of the scandals and secrets of the famous society girls

The Glorious Guinness Girls: A story of the scandals and secrets of the famous society girls

‘Bright, pacy… Fans of Downton Abbey will adore this, and it would be surprising if the book weren’t made into a luscious mini-series’The Sunday Times

‘A captivating and page-turning novel about a fascinating family. Fantastic’ Sinéad Moriarty

The Irish Top Ten Bestseller. Step inside the extraordinary world of the Bright Young Things…

The Glorious Guinness Girls are the toast of London and Dublin society. Darlings of the press, Aileen, Maureen and Oonagh lead charmed existences that are the envy of many.

But Fliss knows better. Sent to live with them as a child, she grows up as part of the family and only she knows of the complex lives beneath the glamorous surface.

Then, at a party one summer’s evening, something happens which sends shockwaves through the entire household. In the aftermath, as the Guinness sisters move on, Fliss is forced to examine her place in their world and decide if where she finds herself is where she truly belongs.

The Glorious Guinness Girls has already been compared, and rightly so, to Downton Abbey. The two share a delicious comfort-blanket quality, only in the book’s case, you do not need to wait until Sunday evenings before availing of its escapist properties. The story combines the intimacy of a family drama, set against the most opulent of backdrops, with sweeping historical themesIrish Independent

‘A must for all Downton Abbey fans, The Glorious Guinness Girls is a gorgeous book, a captivating tale about a young girl caught up in the lifestyle of a family that continues to fascinate – the Guinness Family. A joy to read’ Swirl and Thread


Set amid the turmoil of the Irish Civil War and the brittle glamour of 1920s London, The Glorious Guinness Girls is inspired by one of the most fascinating family dynasties in the world – an unforgettable novel of reckless youth, family loyalty and destiny.

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Historical Fiction

On Sale: 17th September 2020

Price: £20

ISBN-13: 9781472274618