Crime Author LOUISE PENNY/Jody Day on Childless Women Support – GATEWAY WOMEN

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Author of the Week – LOUISE PENNY – The Beautiful Mystery
Louise Penny is a best selling crime Author she is from Quebec in Canada and decided to give up broadcasting for writing. Louise created an Inspector called Armand Ganache and this is her eighth novel in the series. Currently The Beautiful Mystery  is number 2 on the New York Times Bestseller list. Donna asks her all about her life, her masterful writing and her latest book.
“Could a book by Louise Penny have a better title than “The Beautiful Mystery”. The title, like Penny’s fiction, has multiple layers. First is the crime: the murder of the choir director of a monastery in the deep woods of Quebec. Then there’s the joyous but inexplicable emotions the monks’ glorious liturgical singing invokes. And there’s the disconnect between the monks’ vows of silence and their renowned singing. And then, of course, there’s the mystery of religion itself….For the reader, meanwhile, there’s a final beautiful mystery to contemplate: How does Penny consistently write such luminous and compassionate books?.” The Seattle Times
JODY DAY- Creator of GATEWAY WOMEN – Community & Support for Childless Women
Kate Adie, Kylie Minogue, Anais Nin, Marilyn Monroe, Diana Athill, Gloria Gaynor, Coco Chanel and Jane Austen. They are all women and they were or are Childless.
Interviewing Jody Day was one of the most moving and heartening interviews says Josephine Pembroke. She is brave, funny, honest and compassionate. After years of wanting a baby Jody had a breakthrough moment. She had to be honest with herself and face the fact that motherhood will never happen to her. Hear her on Radio Gorgeous and this is her mantra:
We may not be Mothers but we’re here, we care, we count & we ROCK!!


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