The Return of Norah Wells (Paperback)

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She walked out, but can she walk back in?

Why do readers LOVE Virginia Macgregor?

'I defy you not to fall in love' Clare Mackintosh
'Will delight you' Sun
'Might restore your faith in human nature' Bella

This heartwarming bestseller is the perfect read for anyone who enjoyed The Keeper of Lost Things, Joanna Cannon, Jojo Moyes and Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine.

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One ordinary morning, Norah Wells walked out of her house and never looked back. Six years later, she returns to the home she left only to find another woman in her place: Fay.

Now that Norah has returned, everyone has questions. Where has she been? Why did she leave? And the most pressing question of all: what happens to The Mother Who Stayed when The Mother Who Left comes back?


'I couldn't put this insightful, compelling novel down' Woman & Home
'Deeply satisfying' Sarra Manning, Red
'Sharp, funny and hugely moving . . . a must read' Fabulous
'Warm, wise and insightful' Good Housekeeping
'Beautifully written and thought-provoking, this is a brilliant read' Sun
'This wonderful story will tear at your heart.' My Weekly
'Brilliant!' Heat
'A poignant and very clever read' Company
'A truly heart-warming story of family, love and loyalty' Daily Express
'An astonishingly brilliant novel' Australian Women's Weekly
'A touching look at the meaning of motherhood' Good Housekeeping
'A challenging and moving story about the power of love' Image
'Absolutely delightful . . . Everyone should read this book!' Novelicious
'Written with plenty of heart' Sunday Mirror
'An emotional and powerful family drama' Heat
'So engaging and powerful' Press Association
'Layered and lyrical' Irish Independent

About the Author

Virginia Macgregor is the author of What Milo Saw, The Return of Norah Wells, Before I Was Yours and, most recently, the young adult novel Wishbones. Her work has been translated into over a dozen languages. After graduating from Oxford University, she worked as a teacher of English and Housemistress in three major British boarding schools. She holds an MA in Creative Writing, and was, for several years, Head of Creative Writing at Wellington College.

Virginia now writes full time. She is married to Hugh, who is Director of Theatre at St. Paul's School in Concord, New Hampshire. They moved to New Hampshire from the UK in July 2016 and live in St. Paul's with their two daughters, Tennessee Skye and Somerset Wilder.

Keep in touch with Virginia on Twitter (@virginiawrites), Instagram (virginiamacgregor), Facebook (virginiamacgregorwrites) or via her website

Praise For…

I couldn't put this insightful, compelling novel down—Woman & Home

Such a deeply satisfying doorstop of a novel—Sarra Manning, Red magazine

One to watch . . . a touching look at the meaning of motherhood—Good Housekeeping

An emotional family story . . . written with plenty of heartSunday Mirror

An emotional and powerful family drama ****—Heat

An insightful look at modern family life . . . original . . . layered and lyricalIrish Independent

Beautifully written and thought-provoking, this is a brilliant readSun

PowerfulFabulous magazine

A novel so engaging and powerful you'll want to read it in one gluttonous sitting . . . a novel that should be cherished and savoured . . . one to watch—Press Association

An astonishingly brilliant novel—Australian Women's Weekly
Product Details
ISBN: 9780751554236
ISBN-10: 0751554235
Publisher: Sphere
Publication Date: September 5th, 2017
Pages: 496
Language: English