Monday, December 30, 2019

Felicity Hayes-McCoy

Felicity Hayes-McCoy's new novel is The Mistletoe Matchmaker, the third title in her Finfarran series. From the author's Q&A with Deborah Kalb:

Q: The Mistletoe Matchmaker is the third of your Finfarran novels. How did you come up with the idea for this book in the series?

A: Each of the Finfarran novels works as a stand-alone, as well as progressing the series. Because of their rural setting on a fictional peninsula on the west coast of Ireland, they always involve an element of seasonality.

With The Mistletoe Matchmaker I wanted to write a winter book, and to delve deeper into the story of Pat Fitzgerald and her husband Ger, who’d appeared in the background of the previous novels.

Q: How do you think your characters have changed over the course of the series?

A: I don’t think they’ve changed, but they’ve certainly developed. One of the...[read on]
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