The Catholic Woman's Dying Wish (All Things D Book 1)

Maria knows she will die soon More than anything, she longs to ask Kathleen for forgiveness, but she has no idea where her daughter has been for the past thirty years With nothing left to lose, she confesses to her son, Darius, that she sent his fourteen year old sister to a Magdalene laundry in Ireland and begs him to find her Haunted by his own childhood abuse, DariusMaria knows she will die soon More than anything, she longs to ask Kathleen for forgiveness, but she has no idea where her daughter has been for the past thirty years With nothing left to lose, she confesses to her son, Darius, that she sent his fourteen year old sister to a Magdalene laundry in Ireland and begs him to find her Haunted by his own childhood abuse, Darius can t seem to hold onto the good relationships in his life now, on top of the disturbing revelation about his long lost sister, he faces the wreckage of his marriage and estrangement from his gay son When his attempts to find his sister keep proving fruitless, he decides to distract himself with online dating and discovers a prime candidate in Faye A widow and mother of three, Faye is still recovering from an abusive marriage that destroyed her confidence Although she doesn t initially find Darius attractive, she enjoys spending time with him and empathizes with his sister s plight As the compellingly flawed characters weave in and out of each other s lives, The Catholic Woman s Dying Wish tackles the question of whether abuse survivors can heal and move on or whether they remain broken victims of their past.
The Catholic Woman s Dying Wish All Things D Book Maria knows she will die soon More than anything she longs to ask Kathleen for forgiveness but she has no idea where her daughter has been for the past thirty years With nothing left to lose she co

  • Title: The Catholic Woman's Dying Wish (All Things D Book 1)
  • Author: Joanna Warrington
  • ISBN: null
  • Page: 250
  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • 1 thought on “The Catholic Woman's Dying Wish (All Things D Book 1)”

    1. DO NOT be put off by the cover, this is a cracking read. I must admit I wouldn’t have chosen this book by cover alone, which shows a rather forlorn young girl sitting in a flowery meadow contemplating well, I don’t know, emo or grunge or folk revival music or something. Anyway, guarantee this little chick’s going to grow up to be a beatnik, living in Haight Ashbury, driving a hand-painted split-screen VW Kombi and listening to The Grateful Dead. None of which has anything to do with ‘The [...]

    2. I enjoyed this book very much. This is a story about a search for a daughter long since given up on to some extent but never forgotten. For those unfamiliar with the stories of the Magdalene Laundries in Ireland, they were places where young girls were sent when they became pregnant out of wedlock and many terrible tales have come to light about what happened there particularly in the 1960's 1970's although they existed I believe, from at least the turn of the century if not before. While there [...]

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