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An Ordinary Life

Date Published: To be published 9 February 2021
Book Number: 26
ISBN 10: 978-1542017299 | ISBN 13: 978-1542017299 | Kindle UK ASIN: B088ZTDTGK

The Story:

Christmas Eve, 2019. Ninety-four-year-old Molly lies in her hospital bed. A stroke and a fall may have broken her body—but her mind is alive with memories.

London, 1940s. Molly is a bright young woman, determined to help the war effort and keep her head up despite it all. Life becomes brighter when she meets and falls in love with a man who makes her forget everything with one dance. But then war forces her to make an unforgettable sacrifice, and when she’s brought to her knees by a daring undercover mission with the French Resistance, only her sister knows the secret weighing heavily on Molly’s heart.

Now, lying in her hospital bed, Molly can’t escape the memories of what she lost all those years ago. But she is not as alone as she thinks.

Will she be able to find peace—and finally understand that what seemed to be an ordinary life was anything but?

A Note From Amanda:

When I see an old person, I always wonder what they did in their lifetime, did they work in a shop or a factory for 50 years, did they travel, do they have family and have they ever done anything remarkable? In 'An Ordinary Life' Molly's story is revealed and in her youth, she did a lot of things that were ordinary to her but incredibly brave acts of heroism to others. But you would never know that to look at her when she was older and it just goes to show, you should never judge a book by its cover...

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Reader Reviews:

These will appear after publication day on 9 February 2021.


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