The new heartwarming novel from David M Barnett, for fans of A MAN CALLED OVE
Twenty-year-old Jenny is struggling to make friends at university, and moves in to Sunset Promenade to escape her problems. Her roommates are a little older than she was expecting - Sunset Promenade is a private nursing home, taking in students to save money. At first the new residents clash, but when Jenny introduces a movie night the group realise they have more in common than they think.
In the spirit of his bestseller Calling Major Tom, David M Barnett's second novel introduces a cast of quirky yet loveable characters, who explore the aches of being young and the pains of being old. THE LONELY HEARTS CINEMA CLUB is an uplifting story about community and belonging that will leave you with a spring in your step no matter how old you are.
David Barnett is an author and journalist based in West Yorkshire. After a career working for regional newspapers he embarked upon a freelance career writing features for most of the UK national press. He is the author of the critically-acclaimed Gideon Smith series of Victorian fantasies, published by Tor Books, and teaches journalism part-time at Leeds Trinity University. David was born in Wigan, Lancashire, in 1970 and is married to Claire, also a journalist. They have two children, Charlie and Alice.