An old friend and one of my favourite authors, Marita Conlon-McKenna has a new book coming out.
"Love Lucie X" is a very touching and poignant study of one little girl's response to a tragic loss in her life.
It's almost unbearably sad in parts but Marita very subtly advances Lucie's predicament from the deepest grief towards hope and healing in the end.
In an uncharacteristic lapse of judgement Marita has asked me to launch "Love Lucie X" this evening at Dubray Books in Grafton Street, Dublin.
If you are in the area pop in and get a book signed by Marita.
I can guarantee you a really good read and probably a good cry.