A Thousand Roads Home

A Thousand Roads Home

Warm, powerful and unforgettable, Irish Times best-selling author Carmel Harrington’s new novel is about second chances, friendship and unlikely heroes.

‘Where is home?’ DJ asked.
‘Wherever the people you love are.’ Ruth replied.

Single mother, Ruth, and her son, DJ, have never truly fitted in, but that didn’t matter, so long as they were together. When their home comes under threat, their quiet life will change forever.

DJ meets Tom, a man who ten years ago walked out of his house and never looked back. Ruth, DJ and Tom have all felt like outsiders. Burdened with grief and insecurities, they are not living their best lives. But together, these three ordinary people will do an extraordinary thing…

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  • Paromjit

    Carmel Harrington writes a novel about the precarious nature of life, being marginalised, whilst shining an all too relevant light on the contemporary plight of homelessness, rising not only in Irelan...

  • Trish at Between My Lines

    I was bewitched and bedazzled by the characters in this book. You know the saying ‘be kind because you never know what battle someone is fighting’, well that is so true for every single person in ...

  • Alva

    Sometimes we are numbed by social issues and government failures to create systems to protect the weakest of society, because the issues and failures are constant and mind-numbingly repetitive. And so...

  • Mairead Hearne (swirlandthread.com)

    ‘Everyone has felt like an outsider at some point in their lives.This is the book that will make you feel you belong.’ A Thousand Roads Home is the latest novel from Irish Times bestselling aut...

  • Heather

    Wonderful, fabulous story. I'll definitely be reading this one again soon....

  • Lisa

    This is a bit quirky and super sentimental. Just a lovely book with wonderful characters, including Ruth, DJ, and Dr. Tom and a great cast of supporting friends. 5/5 heartwarming stars....

  • Steph

    More Book Reviews on www.bookaholic.ieIt’s hard not to empathise with the lovely characters of this book. I have read a lot of good reviews of A Thousand Roads Home and yet I was simply not ready fo...

  • Andrea

    A great book! This was the first book of Carmel's I have read & at first I nearly didn't bother but something got me to start it again & so glad that I did. I will be looking for more of her books. Su...

  • Jo-C Mertz

    I just finished “A Thousand Roads Home” and I can honestly say that this book has changed me. My thought process and perspective altered on many important issues. My heart softened and broke open....

  • Bernie

    This is my first Carmel Harrington novel, but it most certainly won't be my last! It's a nice quick and enjoyable read....