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New novel looks at marital regret and forgiveness
Many women if given a chance and strong enough to walk away would leave an unfaithfulhusband who traveled a lot. This is what Anna Manning planned to do right before she found out that her husband, Edward, is dying of cancer and has less than six months to live. Anna's decisionprovides the basis for Anjuelle Floyd's novel,
that will keep you intrigued until the end.Anna has been a faithful wife for three decades and a stay-at-home mom of four children.She is finally about to divorce Edward, and get a new life after years of his marital infidelity, but shehalts her plans to care for him in their family home, the one she planned to sell, and use moniesfrom to move to France. This arrangement challenges Anna's sanity and destiny and helps her work through the pain of her past.“
is about forgiveness--family members forgiving each other, showing how we dothat, and why it’s important to forgive others and ourselves,” Anjuelle says. “We all are seekingatonement and redemption for something we regret having done.” Floyd believes
offersdirection to readers who are “...aware of their mortality and are seeking to lay a foundation in thispresent life for the life they will lead in the world to come."
prompts people to think about how they want to feel in their last moments of life, and what family legacy they want to leave.
Anjuelle Floyd has been writing since 1995. She was first published in 2007 with
Keeper of Secrets...Translations of an Incident
, a collection of short stories, the first four of which came fromun-published novels she has written. Anjuelle is a wife of 28 years, mother of three, and a licensedMarriage and Family Therapist specializing in mother-daughter relations, and dream work. Agraduate of Duke University, Anjuelle received an MA in counseling psychology from The CaliforniaInstitute of Integral Studies, San Francisco. She has attended the Dominican Institute of Philosophyand Theology, Berkeley, California, and earned an MFA in Creative Writing from Goddard College,Port Townsend, Washington. Anjuelle has received certificates of participation from The Hurston-Wright Writers’ Week, and The Voices of Our Nations Writing Workshops. She teaches online fictionclasses at Perelandra College.
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