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The Happy Home for Broken Hearts A wise and warm hearted novel about fresh starts, from the author of The Memory BookEllie Woods spends her days immersed in the escapist pages of the romantic novels she lovingly edits But her reality is somewhat less rose tinted Once upon a time, Ellie had her happily ever after moment when she married her beloved Nick, but fifteen years later her husband s tragic death leaves her alone with their soon to become a teenager son, faced with a mountain of debt, and on the verge of losing the family homeOn the brink of bankruptcy, Ellie finally succumbs to her sister s well meant bullying and decides to rent out some rooms And all too soon the indomitable Allegra with her love for all things lavender, Sabine on secondment from Berlin and estranged from her two timing husband, and unreconstructed lads mag aficionado Matt enter her ordered but fragile existence each with their own messy life in tow And Ellie finds herself forced to step out of the pages of the romantic novels she hides behind, and learn to live and love againMaybe a new chapter is about to begin for them all


10 thoughts on “The Happy Home for Broken Hearts

  1. says:

    4.5 StarsRowan Coleman manages to get the right mix between heavy emotions, some big issues, romance, comedy and all round fabulous writing in A Home For Broken Hearts Ellen had the perfect marriage, when her husband Nick suddenly dies A year later, Ellen is still coming to terms with everything She then discovers the financial mess he left her in, and its suggested that she should


  2. says:

    In my view this novel had some ambitious goals which I don t think were reached The writing wasn t quite smooth enough the characters didn t quite seem real the plot wasn t completely convincing.Ellen is a widow of a year her husband was killed in a car accident due to his own reckless driving Ellen has become housebound with grief, to the dismay of her eleven year old son Charlie Ellen


  3. says:

    Time taken to read dipped in and out over 3 daysPages 381Publisher Ebury PressSource Book shopBlurb Once upon a time, Ellen Woods had her happily ever after moment when she married her beloved Nick But fifteen years later her husband s tragic death leaves her alone with their soon to become a teenager son and a mountain of debt.On the verge of losing the family home Ellen decides to rent out s


  4. says:

    Ellen Woods, freelance editor, grieving widow and the mother of a nearly twelve year old son has realized her late husband left them broke and she has to find a way to keep her house and home After her sister, Hannah, insists she take three lodgers in her spare rooms, she reluctantly agrees, and between Hannah and her editor she soon has three very different people living under her roof There is Sab


  5. says:

    Compared to the three other books of a similar ilk I ve read over the last week, this at least was enjoyable The story of Ellen, who s a widow with a son trying to get her life back together was well drawn I liked Charlie, the son, and the cast of characters who come to live in her house were different and interesting.I didn t like the long extracts of bodice ripper I thought they were far too long and I


  6. says:

    Ellen Woods spends her days immersed in the escapist pages of the romantic novels she lovingly edits But her reality is somewhat less rose tinted Once upon a time, Ellen had her happily ever after moment when she married her beloved Nick, but fifteen years later her husband s tragic death leaves her alone with their soon to become a teenager son, faced with a mountain of debt, and on the verge of losing the fam


  7. says:

    Ok, 2.5 stars.It wasn t great, it wasn t bad, it was readable, it was predictable.But I made it to the end.Best part was interlacing the journey of an ageing romance novelist struggling to write her umpteenth book with the story of a romance novelist reviewer who is barely recovering from her husbands death.And they all lived happily ever after.The End


  8. says:

    Rowan Coleman is an Author who I had not come across before I was surprised when I googled the author to find that she has had many books published which I have not seen or heard of before The front cover is your typical chick lit style book which is what grabs us chick lit lovers straight to it on the shelf Plot Ellie has hit rock bottom After losing her husband in a car crash she finds herself unable to leave the house,


  9. says:

    I really enjoyed reading The Happy Home for Broken Hearts, and wanted it to go on for much longer than it actually did, but at the same time felt that it ended quite well and gave us the closure we needed as readers Rowan Coleman was able to merge devastation, loss, grief, romance, love, humour and wit all into one book.I kind of knew what was going to happen from the very beginning, and had it all figured out, so yes, it was pr


  10. says:

    It s been almost a year since Ellen Woods husband was killed in a car accident, leaving her with their son, Charlie and debts that need to be paid off When it becomes clear that there is a real possibility of Ellen and Charlie losing their home, Ellen is forced to rent out the spare rooms and welcome new lodgers into their lives.Each lodger has their own lives and problems but can they pull together and help each other through these d


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