Rome Is Where the Heart Is Sunshine, crisp white wine, and a sizzling Italian. Nothing could go wrong with some holiday fun… could it?
When thirty-year-old Kate’s childhood sweetheart dumps her without a goodbye, she almost hits rock bottom. But she’s determined to have a fresh start, and goes to Italy’s stunning capital city in search of healing.
Hot sun, fresh coffee and white marble piazzas; here, Kate might be able to put herself back together. But when a glass (or three) more wine than is strictly necessary leads to questioning by a concerned policeman – a tall, Italian policeman, with wavy, black hair and cheekbones to die for – she knows she’s in trouble.
Kate and Alessandro have a spark so big you couldn’t put it out with a fire extinguisher. And he makes her laugh – makes her remember who she is again. But Alessandro has five meddling sisters, a fearsome mama and a very beautiful ex. They’re all certain Kate isn’t the girl for him.
Kate knows it’s just a holiday fling. Besides, there’s too much against them. Hoping for more would just mean getting her heart broken again. Wouldn’t it?
An unputdownable and uplifting escape to the Italian sun that will have you giggling and crossing your fingers for Kate. If you enjoy Debbie Johnson, Carole Matthews or Tracy Brogan, you’ll love this.
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