The Long, Hot Summer

A Novel
By Kathleen MacMahon (Electronic Book, 2016)
Nine Lives. Four Generations. One Family. The MacEntees are no ordinary family.

Determined to be different from other people, they have carved out a place for themselves in Irish life by the sheer force of their personalities. But when a series of misfortunes befall them over the course of one long hot summer, even the MacEntees will struggle to make sense of who they are.

As media storms rage about them and secrets rise to the surface, Deirdre plans a family party for her 80th birthday-and with it one final, shocking surprise.

From Kathleen MacMahon, the Number One bestselling author of This is How it Ends, comes this powerful and poignant novel capturing a moment in the life of one family.
  • Grand Central Publishing
    • Format: Electronic Book

    • Price: $13.99 US/$13.99 CAN

    • ISBN-13: 9781455511334

    • On Sale Date: 07/05/2016

    • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing

    • Imprint: Grand Central Publishing

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Nine Lives. Four Generations. One Family. The MacEntees are no ordinary family.

Determined to be different from other people, they have carved out a place for themselves in Irish life by the sheer force of their personalities. But when a series of misfortunes befall them over the course of one long hot summer, even the MacEntees will struggle to make sense of who they are.

As media storms rage about them and secrets rise to the surface, Deirdre plans a family party for her 80th birthday-and with it one final, shocking surprise.

From Kathleen MacMahon, the Number One bestselling author of This is How it Ends, comes this powerful and poignant novel capturing a moment in the life of one family.

Kathleen MacMahon is a former radio and television journalist with Ireland's national broadcaster, RTE. The granddaughter of the distinguished short story writer Mary Lavin, Kathleen lives in Dublin with her husband and twin daughters. This is How it Ends, her first novel, was published in 20 countries and was a #1 bestseller in Ireland.
  • Praise for THIS IS HOW IT ENDS:

    "A story of people who are easy to believe in and hard to forget." ( Maeve Binchy ).

  • "Readers mourning the loss of Maeve Binchy may find a new friend in MacMahon." (USA Today).

  • "An unforgettable story of love and hope." (Cecelia Ahern).

  • "It has 'future classic' written all over it." (Glamour (U.K.)).

  • "Poignant . . . Refreshing." (Minneapolis Star Tribune).

  • "With great wit and humor, Kathleen MacMahon skillfully captures the nuances and complexities of relationships old and new." (

           Catherine O'Flynn, author of What Was Lost

    ).

  • "A book about love, family, children and that glorious sense of being alive." (Irish Examiner).

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The Long, Hot Summer
  • Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
  • Price: $13.99 US/$13.99 CAN
  • Pages: 384
  • ISBN-13: 9781455511334
  • On Sale Date: 07/05/2016
The Long, Hot Summer