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Rome is Where the Heart is: An uplifting romantic read, perfect to escape with (From Italy with Love Book 1) by [Tennant, Tilly]
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Length: 336 pages Word Wise: Enabled Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
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Can a holiday romance ever have a happy ending? Escape with Kate to the sun-drenched city of Rome where a love affair is just about to begin…

When Kate’s husband Matt dumps her on Friday 13th she decides enough is enough – it’s time for her to have some fun and so she hops on a plane to Rome. A week of grappa and gelato in pavement cafes under azure blue skies will be just what the doctor ordered.

What she doesn’t count on is meeting and falling for sexy policeman Alessandro. But the course of true love doesn’t run smoothly – Alessandro has five meddling sisters, a fearsome mama and a beautiful ex Orazia. They’re all certain that Kate is not the girl for him.

Can Kate and Alessandro’s love last the distance? Or will she return home with the one souvenir she doesn’t want – a broken heart …

Fall in love with the colourful cafes and the cobbled piazzas of Rome and follow Kate’s dreams and her heart in this enchanting escapist read. Perfect for fans of Debbie Johnson and Carol Matthews.

What everyone's saying about Rome is Where the Heart Is:

I was hooked! Every chapter left me wanting to carry on reading. My housework and family have pretty much been neglected whilst I have read this!Goodreads 5*

‘Had me captivated… a good strong dose of "grab happiness while you can" along with the courage to do so. A fun, uplifting read’ Lilac Mills

'I'm fully in love with this story and Alessandro is my new book boyfriend!' Darcy's Book Blog

'What an absolute gem of a book. A lovely feel-good story.' Stef Loz Book Blog

I can't fault this book at all. Tilly is always amazing to read and she has done it again with this story. One that has to be read and the best thing I have read so far this yearGoodreads 5*

'Every page of this novel was a delight to read...I loved this book, it picked me out of my wintertime blues!' The Anxious Canadian

‘A warm, fun, bubbly story with so much heart in it.’ 27 Book Street

'Superb! The perfect romance for everyone... I highly recommend it!' Urban Book Reviews

'I’ve been a fan of this writer for some time now and she never fails to delight. Tilly really does have a way of captivating her readers and taking them to the settings of her stories.Five stars!' The Reading Shed

'This was a really enjoyable read from beginning to end…I'm excited to read the sequel to find out what is in store for Kate and Alessandro next! An enjoyable read.' Chick Lit Chloe

'It hadn't been for stupid homework, I would've finished this in a day. I really, really enjoyed Rome Is Where the Heart Is, a lovely blend of swoon-worthy romance, friendship goals, beautiful family relationships, Italian tourism, and the perfect way to get over a break-up.' Books & Writing Amino

'I enjoyed every bit of this book and would recommend anyone to read this book.Stephanie Reads

Oh this was fun, and I don’t know how I never found Tennant before! Everything I want in a story: great characters, a touch of romance and a wonderful setting that comes alive… A wonderful introduction to the series and Tennant’s writing, my to-be-purchased list just grew exponentially.’ I am, Indeed

‘This was a delightful read that brought a smile to my face and swept me away to the warmth of Rome.’ V Family Fun

‘This is my first book by Tilly Tennant and I'm sure it won't be my last. Can't wait for the follow up on Kate and Alessandro.Goodreads 5*

‘Would I recommend it? Absolutely! If you’ve never read one of Tilly’s books, I definitely recommend that you do… I can’t wait to read her next book. If you love chick lit, you will LOVE Tilly Tennant.’ For the love of Chick Lit

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 3218 KB
  • Print Length: 336 pages
  • Publisher: Bookouture (9 March 2017)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B01MXXY81E
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Average Customer Review: 5.0 out of 5 stars 1 customer review
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #538 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)

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I’m so glad I squeezed this book in this week! The last book I read of Tilly’s was Little Acts of Love when I was a newbie book blogger. I gotta say, Tilly has upped her writing game! Seriously. I loved Little Acts but Rome is Where the Heart is totally showed me how good an author can get as they continue writing! Wow!

Kate is such a great character and the opening scene is enough to make anyone want to read through the book quickly hoping that she will end up with a happy ending. I so felt for her, having her childhood sweetheart, and then her long time husband, walk out on her! My heart broke right there in the first chapter. I loved the reaction of her sisters too. They were so sincerely worried about Kate and being you grow apart a tad as an adult even when you’re siblings they had a hard time telling her exactly what they were feeling. Isn’t that just so true to life?

Then there is Rome. Now, I’ve never been to Rome, I’d love too, but I haven’t made it so far. Tilly wrote Rome in such a fabulous way that I felt like I’d been there. I could picture it in detail, the shops, the food, the exploring, such fun! I loved the characters, the travel, the city and just the overall feel of this book. It was fun, funny and I routed for Kate right from the first page.

Nice details were some of the sideline stories that Tilly threw in, such as the dress making, Kate’s sisters, her new gay American BFF Jamie and all the little things that came along with Alessandro. I read this in 1 day because I just couldn’t put it down. That’s how I know a book is fantabulous.

What I Loved?
-That through the entire book I just kept thinking to myself, WOW, Tilly has so improved in her writing, story telling, everything. I love seeing that from authors!
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