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About "The Long, Hot Summer"

The MacEntees are no ordinary family. 

Determined to be different to other people, they have carved out a place for themselves in Irish life by the sheer force of their own personalities. But when a horrifying act of violence befalls TV star Alma, a chain of events is set in motion that will leave even the MacEntees struggling to make sense of who they are.

As media storms rage about them and secrets rise to the surface, Deirdre the flamboyant matriarch is planning a birthday party for herself, and with it one final, shocking surprise.


The Long, Hot Summer - Showbiz, politics, sex and death - this gorgeously written story tackles a lot of themes, all brilliantly done.
Sunday Mirror

The Long, Hot Summer - The characters are so real that you become part of their lives and tragedies.

Sainsbury's Magazine

The Long, Hot Summer - breezy, perceptive, light-footed.

The Long, Hot Summer: Kathleen captures the subtleties of sibling rivalry and parental tensions with humour and warmth..."  
Nicola Kennedy, Dubray Books

Just devoured The Long, Hot Summer by Kathleen MacMahon.  She's just so good. It was like theatre in a book
Cecilia Ahern

I absolutely loved The Long, Hot Summer itís the best book Iíve read all year.

Sue Leonard, The Examiner

The Long, Hot Summer: is "... a lovely piece of writing... it held me from beginning to end."  
Gay Byrne, Lyric FM

The Long, Hot Summer - there is a dark and contemplative voice skilfully hidden at the heart of this book.... (it) romps along at a pace that you can't help but get caught up with.
Irish Independent

The Long Hot Summer