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Ellen Cooney

Biography

Ellen Cooney

Ellen Cooney is the author of A PRIVATE HOTEL FOR GENTLE LADIES and other novels. Her stories have appeared in The New Yorker and many literary journals. She has taught writing at MIT, Harvard and Boston College, and now lives in Maine with her dogs Andy, Skip and Maxine --- who are each, in their own way, rescues.

Ellen Cooney

Books by Ellen Cooney

by Ellen Cooney - Fiction

Ellen Cooney’s latest novel is the story of two women and a whole pack of dogs who, having lost their way in the world, find a place at a training school --- and radical rescue center --- called the Sanctuary. It is a story of strays and rescues, kidnappings and homecomings, moving on, holding on and letting go. And it is, ultimately, a moving and hilarious chronicle of the ways in which humans and canines help each other find new lives, new selves and new hope.

by Ellen Cooney - Fiction

Charlotte Heath is married to the scion of the powerful Heath family. When she spies her husband bending to kiss another woman in the village square, impulsive Charlotte heads her horses straight out of town. Upon arriving at The Beechmont Hotel, Charlotte finds that the Beechmont is a rather unique institution where a different kind of hospitality awaits the all-female clientele.