Amelia

3 books in series
4 out of 5 stars 52 ratings

Amelia's Story Publisher's Summary

This is a powerful true story of one young girl's struggle to survive the state-care-system in the 70s and 80s. Amelia has just one wish, to make it through to adulthood and hold her destiny in her own hands. This is a harrowing true story, one of survival and human strength. Amelia has been tragically separated from all her siblings, never to see them again for many years.

She is moved from one children's home to another until finally, it's just too much for her to bear. Amelia starts to wonder about the peace and finality of her own death.

©2011 D.G. Torrens (P)2017 Audible, Inc.
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  • Book 1

    • Amelia's Story

    • A Childhood Lost
    • By: D.G. Torrens
    • Narrated by: Casey Turner
    • Length: 4 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 39
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 38

    This is a powerful true story of one young girl's struggle to survive the state-care-system in the 70s and 80s. Amelia has just one wish, to make it through to adulthood and hold her destiny in her own hands. This is a harrowing true story, one of survival and human strength. Amelia has been tragically separated from all her siblings, never to see them again for many years.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Rough story

    • By Annabanana on 04-03-18

    Regular price: $14.95

  • Book 2

    • Amelia's Destiny

    • Finding My Way
    • By: D.G. Torrens
    • Narrated by: Casey Turner
    • Length: 5 hrs and 22 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6

    In Amelia's Story, D.G. Torrens captivated listeners with the heart-wrenching story of a young girl imperiled by a tragic life of abuse. Now a teenager, seemingly free of the past, Amelia struggles to find happiness in an overwhelming world. With many obstacles placed in her path, this only serves to make her journey an arduous one. Fighting for life and for love, will the courageous young girl grab hold of her dreams and discover her destiny?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • loved this book

    • By ogee on 05-20-18

    Regular price: $14.95

  • Book 3

    • Amelia the Mother

    • A Pocket Full of Innocence
    • By: D.G. Torrens
    • Narrated by: Casey Turner
    • Length: 4 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    Now a mother, Amelia takes her listeners on an emotional journey, of what motherhood means to her and how she used her own past as an example of "How not to parent". Amelia shares her journey in her well-known, candid manner. After suffering two great losses in recent times, Amelia weaves her emotions like never before, revealing her deepest, emotion-filled feelings of grief. The loss of two great people in her life came unexpectedly close together and tested Amelia's strength once more.

    Regular price: $14.95