When it comes to spinning a good yarn -- creating stories to tug at your heartstrings or make you cry with laughter -- the Irish are the best in the business. Together for the first time, some of Ireland's best-loved women writers have honed their remarkable talents in aid of a very good cause.JoinCathy Kellyfor a madcap road trip across the States. InMaeve Binchy'sCarissima, an old friend returns to Ireland from Sicily -- with unexpected consequences. Find out what happens when a terrible secret slips out at a wedding reception. An independent woman answers a Lonely Hearts'ad -- with surprising results. And discover an unusual method of getting rid of an unwanted wedding ring.Whether they're provocative or poignant, raunchy or romantic, all the stories in this fabulous new collection are infused with a peculiarly irresistible brand of Irish charm. So, put your feet up, take the phone off the hook, open a box of chocolates -- and treat yourself.£1 from every copy sold will be divided between Barnardo's, the UK's largest children's charity, and the Society of St Vincent de Paul in Ireland, which works to alleviate the effects of poverty.