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The Builders

Maeve Binchy (Author)

Cover image for The Builders a short novel by Maeve Binchy

Reading Level 5.5

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The Builders

by Maeve Binchy

Original short fiction by a beloved bestselling author on her best topic — relationships. This charming novella from a masterful writer expresses the power of family secrets.

Nan Ryan lives by herself at 14 Chestnut Road. When builders arrive to fix a deserted house next door, everyone expects the worst. But when the handsome workman looks to Nan to help unravel the mystery of the previous residents’ disappearance, a strange relationship develops. With family dynamics and crooked developers in the wings, things are about to get very messy…”

About the Author

Maeve Binchy (1940-2012) was the bestselling Irish author of Whitethorn Woods, Nights of Rain and Stars, Quentins, Scarlet Feather, and many other novels. Best known for her humorous take on small-town life in Ireland she did not publish her first book until the age of 42. Her books have sold over 40 million copies worldwide.