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.
A Conversation with Rowan Coleman, author of Mommy by Mistake
1. Natalie Curzon is a vibrant, unpredictable heroine. Why were you drawn to writing a novel about such an impulsive woman?
I have often written about women who hesitate to grab on to life and make the most of it, like Catherine in Another Mother’s Life or Sophie in The Accidental Mother. I thought it would be fun to have a heroine who came from the opposite extreme—and it...
A Conversation with Rowan Coleman, Author of The Accidental Family
1. You open The Accidental Family with a bedtime story recounting the adventures of Princess Sophie, Prince Louis, Bella, and Izzy. Why did you choose this fairy-tale format to bring readers up to speed on the events of the previous novel, The Accidental Mother?
I wanted new readers to be able to pick up The Accidental Family and read it as a stand-alone book, but I was aware...