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Rowan Coleman

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Rowan Colemanworked in bookselling and publishing for seven years during which time she won the Company magazine Young Writer of the Year award. She is the author of Runaway Wife, The Accidental Mother, Another Mother’s Life, Mommy By Mistake, The Accidental Family, The Home for Broken Hearts,and Lessons in Laughing Out Loud. She lives with her husband, daughter, and sons in England.

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Rowan Coleman

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Rowan Colemanworked in bookselling and publishing for seven years during which time she won the Company magazine Young Writer of the Year award. She is the author of Runaway Wife, The Accidental Mother, Another Mother’s Life, Mommy By Mistake, The Accidental Family, The Home for Broken Hearts,and Lessons in Laughing Out Loud. She lives with her husband, daughter, and sons in England.

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Rowan Coleman
Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. It's all material!

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. I would be a fabulously successful soprano, about to go on stage at Carnegie Hall.

Q. How would you describe perfect happiness?

A. My daughter and I, somewhere sunny hand in hand.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Is Miss Haversham, from Great Expectations a villain? I think she is, although only because she is bitter and lonely and burning with anger. I read that Dickens based her on a real bride who was jilted on her wedding day and never took off her dress again. What a powerful, compelling dark and dangerous character!

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. People who are late - why should I waste the precious moments of my life waiting for you to get your act together?

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