It takes courage and strength to raise a child alone…
Part memoir that lifts the lid on family drama, in the third book of the Love & Other Brave Acts series, Diane Lee examines life as a single parent… a life very different to the one she envisaged with the Italian.
Mothering as a motherless mother…
Acknowledging the impact that her own toxic family and damaged childhood has had on her life, Diane finally comes to terms with her flaws and celebrates her resilience as a motherless mother.
Why you’ll love this book
Adapted from The Diane Lee Project, readers will find this collection of essays writing honest, brave and compelling. Anyone who has a rocky relationship with their own parents or has raised children solo outside the family circle will understand the heartbreaking, joyful truths in this book.
This is a brave, unflinching—and ultimately inspiring—book about Diane as a motherless daughter and the impact that has had on her relationship with her own daughter.
About the Author
Diane Lee is the author of the Love & Other Stuff series and Queen Bee at Delicious Publishing. A former English teacher, she now works part-time in corporate learning and development. Diane has a Master of Arts in a Communication Management and has been employed in various public relations and marketing communication roles over the years. She is grateful for this experience, because it means the business side of publishing isn’t at all scary. Her main claims to fame are serendipitously touching Benedict Cumberbatch at OzComicCon in 2014 and making Markus Zusak--author of The Book Thief--guffaw at his book signing. She lives in Adelaide, South Australia with her daughter and cat.