The Ripples provides a gripping fictional account of one family’s experience of suicide and the damaging, relentless ripples that radiate out in every direction, not only on a family in crisis, but on a whole community and beyond, while also exploring the possibility of an omnipresent love that connects us all.
Thought provoking and insightful, The Ripples weaves a powerful story of spirituality, love, tragic loss and the amazing resilience, that allows us to bring ourselves back from the depths of despair to carry on living. It powerfully illustrates how nobody is spared from the heartbreak and the "what if" thoughts, feelings and regrets.
"Sarah’s Story" is an inspirational narrative about self-discovery and transformation. It’s a powerful story of love, life and resilience that leads the reader from the innocence of naivety through the emotional turmoil of unexpected despair and then emerges out the other side as it skilfully illuminates human potential to triumph over adversity. It depicts one woman’s journey before, during and most importantly after infertility by sensitively giving a heartfelt account of the reality and the emotional rollercoaster that is "IVF", but it is much more than that. The story serves as a metaphor that shines a light of hope that will leave you feeling empowered by the ability we possess to bring ourselves back from the depths of despair as it provides a compelling insight into a person’s capacity to turn their life around finding hope, meaning and inspiration where none previously existed.