Eleanor O’Kelly-Lynch grew up by the sea in Dungarvan, Co Waterford. She moved to Cork at seventeen to study in UCC and has a Degree in Arts and a Higher Diploma in Education. Throughout her career in teaching, in radio and as a business owner, she carried the dream of writing a novel. The Girl with Special Knees is her first book with a sequel to follow. Eleanor lives in picturesque Glanmire with her husband and daughter.

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