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Inspiring single mother builds a house; now her story will be a movie

Lovemoney Logo By Abi Harman of Lovemoney | Slide 1 of 29: When mother-of-four, Cara Brookins fled domestic violence with her children, she was determined to put her family back together again. Just nine months later, she'd not only built a home from scratch but had also re-built her family. Surprised and delighted at the success of her project, she turned her experience into a best-selling book which is now set to be made into a Hollywood movie.

Starting from scratch

When mother-of-four Cara Brookins fled domestic violence with her children, she was determined to put her family back together again. Just nine months later, she'd not only built a home from scratch but also had rebuilt her family. Surprised and delighted at the success of her project, she turned her experience into a best-selling book which is now set to be made into a Hollywood movie. Click or swipe through to see her story.
© Cara Brookins
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