Jenny Tomlin


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The United Kingdom

QUEEN of the misery memoir Jenny Tomlin, mother of actress Martine McCutcheon, is not as tragic as you might imagine.

Upbeat and truly happy in her life now, it's difficult to believe that she was sexually abused by her father, unprotected by her slovenly mother and then married a violent man who battered her senseless even when she was pregnant with Martine.

Her disturbing story was told in her memoirs Behind Closed Doors and Silent Sisters, which became bestsellers, enabling her to buy a 12-acre French farmhouse in the Dordogne with her second husband, Alan Tomlin, a bodyguard she married in Barbados nine years ago.

Then, of course, there's her famous daughter.

You can hear Martine laughing in the background as her mother describes their
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Average rating: 4.08 · 2,516 ratings · 144 reviews · 13 distinct worksSimilar authors
Behind Closed Doors: A True...

4.09 avg rating — 1,443 ratings — published 2005 — 9 editions
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Silent Sisters

4.19 avg rating — 391 ratings — published 2006 — 5 editions
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Send Me No Flowers

4.08 avg rating — 370 ratings5 editions
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Sweetie

3.91 avg rating — 184 ratings — published 2008 — 3 editions
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Not Alone

3.45 avg rating — 62 ratings — published 2007 — 6 editions
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The Jenny Tomlin Collection...

4.69 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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Underneath The Arches

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 26 ratings — published 2014
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Dietro la porta chiusa

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Ich war doch nur ein Kind

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DELILAH

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