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Louise Couper

 What the critics said:

●  A real talent as a story teller. Philippa's Farm is a triumph.    

Sean Rafferty, BBC

●  Hooks you right from the beginning: a story with charm, wit and pleasure - a book to curl up with and enjoy.

Sean McCann, The Evening Press

●  Well written, witty and sad.

Gay Byrne, GB Show

●  Snapping at the heels of Maeve Binchy and Deirdre Purcell.  

Books Ireland

●  Philippa's Folly is souffle-light from start to finish, the transportation of her heroine from a farm in the Slieve Blooms to a mansion in Norfolk is accomplished without a hitch and if the pace threatens to flag she is never short of a one-liner to liven things up.  A welcome addition to the genre.

Arminta Wallace, The Irish Times

●  "On the publication of Philippa's Farm, Louise Couper established herself as a story-telling force to be reckoned with. Philippa's Folly and Philippa's Flight follow the eponymous heroine on an energetic journey of self-discovery and growth. Combining humour, warmth, insight and a dose of good old-fashioned romance, these beguiling tales are testimony to Couper's notable writing talent."   

Waterstone's Guide to Irish Books  

●  "Fine and subtle story-telling”

The Examiner

●  "Amusing and touching, comic and tragic by turns and … very well written.”

Irish Farmer’s Journal

●  "An intelligent, moody heroine who escapes academe in Dublin and eventually succumbs to an overseas romance.  The darkness which follows does full justice to the complexities of her character.”

In Dublin: Critic’s Pick

●  "Philippa’s Flight is your best book yet ― enjoyed all the others but this has everything…  It’s a breath of fresh air.”

Valerie Cox, East Coast Radio

●  "A great read.  I must say the powers of description in this book are incredible…  It’s a book you won’t put down once you start.”

Don Delaney, Radio 3

●  "You really get into the characters and want to know what happens to them.”

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