"Connolly's lyrical writing style

and the fast-paced narrative

draw in the reader right away.”
- Publishers Weekly


“A Shattering Adventure.”
-Jacquelyn Mitchard,
New York Times Bestselling Author
The Deep End Of The Ocean


“Combining the suspense and razor-sharp
outlook of a Gillian Flynn novel,
Maureen Connolly's debut sizzles.”
-Jenny Milchman
USA Today Bestselling Author
Wicked River



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Maureen Joyce Connolly's debut novel, LITTLE LOVELY THINGS, tells the story of a family shattered by unimaginable loss, personal struggle, and ultimate redemption.

Highlighting the potential catastrophe in the small decisions of everyday life, LITTLE LOVELY THINGS, asks the question–how does one reshape themselves after tragedy strikes?

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Becoming An Author: Reflecting on My Second Act

July 14, 2019

With the release of my debut novel, Little Lovely Things, I have been a published author for a whopping four months now. Before that, I was a research scientist in the pharmaceutical industry. Yes, my head is spinning! And yes, it took courage and meant “reinventing myself” – a scary phrase if there ever was one. At the very least, it’s a daunting notion that it implies so much, well, effort. Especially as I am now…

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