Carmel Harrington

Carmel Harrington

Carmel Harrington

Irish Times Bestseller, Carmel Harrington is an award winning author from Co. Wexford, where she lives with her husband and two young children, Amelia Rose and Nate.

Her latest novel The Things I Should Have Told You (HarperCollins), was published in September 2016 and was shortlisted for a BGE Irish Book Award. Her page-turning novels are published worldwide, translated into five languages to date.

Carmel writes contemporary fiction, emotional family-centric dramas with a common theme – strong characters who find themselves in extraordinary situations. She loves to dig deep and see how her characters cope as they grapple with life-changing moments.

She is a regular on Irish TV, as one of the panelists on TV3’s Elaine show and a book reviewer for South East Radio’s Morning Mix. She is the Chairperson of Wexford Literary Festival, of which she co-founded. A popular keynote speaker she has given talks in Ireland, UK & USA.

Carmel’s previous novels include Every Time A Bell Rings, The Life You Left and Kindle Book of The Year & Romantic eBook of the Year – Beyond Grace’s Rainbow, which were all eBook bestsellers.

The Woman at 72 Derry Lane, her fifth novel will be published June 2017.

For more information visit or find her on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook as @happymrsh

Carmel Harrington Books

The Things I Should Have Told You (Harper Fiction, Harper Collins UK) September 2016

Foreign Rights sold to Noway, Finland, Sweden and Hungary.

Every Time A Bell Rings (Harper Impulse, Harper Collins UK) October 2015

Foreign Rights sold to Hungary, France, Germany, Norway, Finland and Sweden

The Life You Left (Harper Impulse, Harper Collins UK) June 2014

Foreign Rights sold to Norway, Sweden, Finland, Hungary

Beyond Grace’s Rainbow (Harper Impulse, Harper Collins UK) September 2013

Foreign Rights sold to Turkey