Surely running the country couldn't be any harder than running their own lives?
When Sam, Jackie and Anna successfully campaign to save their children's school lollipop lady, they are asked by a TV reporter if they fancy standing in the general election.
It is, of course, a crazy idea: Sam's youngest son has an incurable disease, Jackie is desperate for another child and her mum is struggling with Alzheimer's, Anna's teenagers – and marriage – are in danger of going off the rails.
But sometimes the craziest ideas turn out to be the best. And just think what they could do if they got to run the country...
'Heart-warming and inspiring – a great read. Mums rule, OK!' Katie Forde
'Warm, well-written, thought-provoking – reminds us of the power we have to effect change in the world' Dorothy Koomson
'A warm and wonderful story that will have you smiling, sobbing and cheering' Milly Johnson
'Inspiring and moving – gets my vote!' Kate Long
'A heartwarming and original novel that will leave you full of hope' Vanessa Greene
About the author
Linda Green is the author of the sensational novels I Did a Bad Thing, 10 Reasons Not to Fall in Love and Things I Wish I'd Known. Her first publication came at age thirteen when her 'Ode to Gary Mabbutt' won second prize in the Tottenham Weekly Herald's 'My Favourite Player' competition. She went on to become an award-winning journalist and has written for The Guardian, the Independent on Sunday and The Big Issue. Linda lives in West Yorkshire, is married to a sports photographer for a national newspaper and has a five-year-old son.
You can find a more detailed, and amusing biography of Linda on her website.
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