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 year’ Goodreads 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