“My single years were spent trying to find myself,” she says. I didn't have a desire to drink myself into oblivion but the attention of someone -- anyone -- was what I craved,” she says.“I'd grown up in church and decided at 18 that I needed to find myself apart from my parents and any church.” She wrestled with her faith as most young adults do, and she found herself conflicted between how she was on Sunday and how she acted the rest of the week. I had my church friends and my world friends, and I thought I'd die if the two ever met.” Audrey says she was tired of “trying” to be a Christian and thought she should focus on being herself… “I knew I wasn't supposed to fornicate but I was rejecting what I had been taught to believe.(Robert Johnston) John de St Jorre has had the life most little boys would dream of – recruited as a spy at Oxford, then a war correspondent and author.But unlike most little boys, his mother mysteriously disappeared when he was four years old, a fact that was never spoken about by his family.
Whenever I was between boyfriends in the past, I would just enjoy life until another man came along — through work, mutual friends or our eyes meeting across a crowded room.She was especially appreciative of Fred, her husband of two years.He arranged the entire festive event aboard the Spirit of Washington cruise ship.Her mother earns the majority of the family's income cleaning houses, and her dad, an alcoholic, earns what he can as a singing waiter.The book chronicles Francie's life through early adulthood in a heartwarming, magical way that few novels do.