by Glenys Packer

  The Publican's Daughter: Accompany Assumpta from birth through childhood, adolescence, and young adulthood, right up to the start of Series 1.

by Carl Trainer

  When Assumpta Was Eleven: Eleven-year-old Assumpta has a boyfriend named Patrick, but as they mature, things don't go smoothly for them. How will Patrick deal with it when she shuns him?

  Why Assumpta Hated the Clergy: A story of the childhoods of Assumpta, Ambrose, Niamh, and Kathleen's niece and nephew. A tragic accident is only worsened by Father Mac's advice.