Running Home

 by Nancy Arey Cohen
Author of Faraway Love



Susan is nearing her 40th birthday and her outwardly perfect life hides a lie. She looks back and thinks about the road not taken, the dreams left unfulfilled, the feelings of invisibility that plague her relationship with her husband, and her sons, who seem to take her for granted. One afternoon, after schlepping from the parking lot to the bleachers of the little league field with a chair slung over one shoulder, her purse on the other, hauling a cooler of Gatorade, and balancing a platter of brownies, she exasperatedly exclaims to her friends, “I swear to God I am going to run away from home!” They laugh, but Susan is serious. She quietly arranges for others to take over her responsibilities—and she runs…

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A very relatable read. Every woman has felt this way at some point. —Raylene Matheny

Loved it! Can’t wait for it to be out in the world for others to read.
—Linda Jessen

I stayed up until 2 a.m. to finish it!
—Rick Robison



NANCY AREY COHEN is the author of 2021’s successful Faraway Love and now returns with Running Home. Growing up in Maine had given her a native perspective, which she shares with the reader, bringing coastal New England to life. She has raised two amazing young men while living in Maine, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, Florida, Texas, and Minnesota.

Her background is as a researcher, author, and presenter on topics of gifted education, years as a stay-at-home mom, and volunteer extraordinaire. Now, back in New England with her miniature labradoodle, she has turned her sights to fiction and enjoys presenting relatable stories that may touch the reader’s emotions and bring back memories long forgotten.

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