Another Mother's Life

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Another Mother's Life

By Rowan Coleman

Pocket Books, Paperback, 9781416583028, 394pp.

Publication Date: October 7, 2008

Description
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Can you ever mend a shattered friendship?
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From Rowan Coleman, author of the acclaimed bestseller "The Accidental Mother," comes a deeply moving novel for every woman who was ever a teenager in love, a mother, or made a heartbreaking decision.
For wealthy Alison James, moving with her family to her hometown of Farmington presents more than a case of relocation jitters. Fifteen years ago, she fled town, eloping with her best friend's boyfriend. Now, blessed with three children, but uneasy in her marriage, she wonders if that decision led her away from the life she was meant to lead.
Catherine Ashley, broke, the mother of two and almost divorced, can't help but wonder the same thing. Although she's content with her children, she finds herself returning again and again to those few weeks fifteen years ago when she fell deeply in love, only to be betrayed by her most trusted friend.
Now, once more living in the same town, Alison and Catherine are about to find out just how different their lives could still be. But this time around they are adults, and while their own happiness is at stake, so is their children's.
Wise and warmhearted, "Another Mother's Life" will make you laugh and cry -- and think about what you would do when confronted by some of life's most difficult choices.


About the Author
Rowan Coleman, a self-proclaimed soap-opera addict, desperately wanted to attend stage school while growing up and to be-come an actress. Although she decided to pursue a glamorous career in writing instead, she did have the chance to visit the set of a soap opera when researching this book. While she has written five novels for adults, this is her first novel for teens. Rowan Coleman lives in Hert-fordshire, England, with her husband, Erol, and their daughter, Lily.