Minding Frankie is the latest New York Times Bestseller from Maeve Binchy, author of Heart and Soul and Whitethorn Woods. Set in a small Dublin town, Minding Frankie is the story of Noel, a man who takes guardianship of his former flame’s baby girl. As a single father battling demons of his own, Noel can’t do it alone, so he turns to his family, friends, and neighbors to help him raise the child.
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Praise for Minding Frankie:
“Joyful, quintessential Binchy.” —O, The Oprah Magazine
“All across America, Maeve Binchy fans will be kicking off their shoes, making a nice cup of tea, and curling up on the couch as they re-enter Binchy’s cozy world.” —The Seattle Times
“In Minding Frankie Binchy proves again why she’s the master of the intelligent comfort novel.” —The Plain Dealer
“One of Binchy’s best works. She harmoniously handles a diverse group of characters, the good deeds that characterize life in Ireland are believable, and the ending is sweet.” —Newark Star-Ledger
“Binchy’s worldview is a large, benevolent one, and the reader is happier for it. . . . Bless her big Irish heart.” —Minneapolis Star Tribune
“Maeve Binchy has done it again [with] yet another warm tale of individual growth and human community, [in which] she assembles a large cast of characters and deploys them with her characteristic playfulness . . . Binchy specializes in exploring human foibles without spelling them out in tiresome detail . . . There’s a good chance that many readers, like this one, will consider Minding Frankie one of Binchy’s best novels yet.” —BookPage