Before embarking on her writing career, Cecelia Ahern completed a degree in journalism and media communications. At twenty-one she wrote her first novel PS, I Love You , which was sold to fifty countries and movie rights were bought by Warner Bros. It went on to be one of the biggest-selling debut novels of 2004, reaching no. 1 in Ireland and in the UK Sunday Times bestseller list and was selected for the Richard and Judy Summer Read campaign. PS, I Love You also became a bestseller throughout Europe and the USA , staying on the best-seller list in Germany for over 52 weeks.
In November her second book Where Rainbows End also reached no.1 in Ireland and the UK , remaining at the top of the Irish bestsellers list for 12 weeks and in Germany it has stayed in the top ten best seller list since its publication in March 2005.
Her third book will be published Winter 2005
Cecelia has contributed short stories to the following anthologies for which all her royalties go to charity: Irish Girls are Back in Town, Short and Sweet, Moments, Ladies Night 4, Girls Night in 2 and she has written a novella titled Mrs . Whippy , for the Open Door Series.