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Amelia's Destiny ( Book #2 ) [Kindle Edition]

D.G. Torrens , Firstediting , Ares Jun
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (127 customer reviews)

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Book Description

A life of pain and abuse. Can Amelia ever escape?

In Amelia's Story, D.G. Torrens captivated readers 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?

“A fabulous sequel – a must read”

“A simply beautiful story”

“Engrossing… everyone should read this”

Editorial Reviews


A stunning tribute to what the human spirit is capable of! --Paul Rega, Amazon Top 100 bestselling author... Trail of 32

From the Author

More books by D.G. Torrens: 
The Poppy Fields (Book #1) Military/Romance 
Tears of Endurance (Romantic Drama Book #1)
Whispers from Heaven (Romantic Drama Book #2)
Broken Wings (Contemporary Military/Romance)
Amelia's Story (Book #1)
Military Boots (War Anthology)
Heart and Mind (Contemporary Poetry)

Product Details

  • File Size: 1385 KB
  • Print Length: 142 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: D.G. Torrens; 1 edition (May 25, 2012)
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B008663QEC
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #14,890 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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22 of 22 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars The Little Girl That Never Gave Up November 25, 2012
By Evelyn
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I finished Amelia's story and then immediately went straight to Amelia's Destiny. After her mother had all her children taken away from her she seemed to still take great pleasure in making Amelia's life miserable no matter what. Even though the state had taken away her right to have the children she still had the say so, about where they would be moved to and such. If she had allowed Emily to go to the best place for her, her life would probably have been a lot easier. Even when Amelia leaves the home at 16 and has no where to go, her mother only lets her stay with her so she can take her money. Her mother is an evil, spiteful woman that should never have been allowed to call herself a mother. Obviously her mother is very jealous of her, as when she got the chance to do modeling work, her mother told her she could never be a model. Always put her down. Amelia, I say lifes best revenge is living well. Good luck to you, and I will be looking for your new book in 2013. I highly recommend this book to all, just be sure to get Amelia's Story and read it first.
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15 of 15 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Love, Strength & Determination November 5, 2012
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Amelia's Destiny picks up where Amelia's Story left off and I was very anxious to continue the journey of this broken young girl to see where life would take her. She is now on her own and finds herself in a curious situation. She has no money and nowhere to live so she is faced with her first and perhaps most difficult decision. She decides to go to her Mother's home to live while she gets her feet on the ground and is unfortunately met with the same hostile and spiteful woman that her mother has always been. She moves in with certain conditions from her mother and sets out on her journey to become an independent, self-sufficient and strong woman.

The only positive results from moving in with her mother are that she is reunited with her brother Jake. They immediately begin to re-establish the bond they had when they were children and were painfully separated from each other. They embark on a journey to forge a new adult relationship and cherish their time together.

Ultimately this is a true story about a journey of determination, self-acceptance and a strong will to make something of her life and let go of the past along with all the pain it has caused. The path is not an easy one as it is met with setbacks and bumps along the road however Amelia finds that she is strong and resilient. She battles with depression and relationships that come and go as she struggles to find love, peace and success in her life.

In order to get the full impact of Amelia's journey I recommend reading Amelia's Story first for a greater understanding of when and how her journey started.
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12 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Child Abuse May 28, 2013
Format:Kindle Edition
I read Amelia's Story and was totally overwhelmed by the writing. Amelia's Destiny was absolutely incredible. I am a retired Social Work Administrator and started my career investigating cases of child abuse. These books brought back much pain as well as accomplishment. I was so relieved that Amelia was able to reconnect with her family.
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8 of 8 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A SIMPLY BEAUTIFUL STORY June 10, 2012
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After having read Amelia's Story, a book that I loved, I couldn't wait to read the sequel. I have to say it is worth the waiting. I have read this lovely book in just 5 hours. I simply couldn't put it down, as simple as that. While reading it you feel as if you are sitting down with the author, having a nice chat while enjoying a nice cup of tea. The style is so down-to-earth and straightforward that you feel as if the author is just telling you about her life in a friendly, warm, and so honest way. Read this book, really, it is like talking to a friend.

Amelia found herself homeless and almost penniless, so she had to make a big decision. Going back to her mother's house leads her to more decisions. Amelia is a young woman with a plan for the future. Follow her in her travel to become the independent woman she wants to be, and feel all the struggles she goes through to get her purposes in life. A book that won't leave you indifferent.

Very easy to follow and read, it is the perfect read for every occasion. Beautifully written, the story evolves just effortlessly, flowing quite easily. Feel for Amelia, smile with her, cry with her, and be her companion in the difficult path to happiness.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Amelia's Destiny August 21, 2013
By Vanheer
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What an incredible life endured. I am in awe of this author. She has overcome incredible circumstances.

This story struck a cord with me. Although I must say I am in no way comparing my life to the author, I too was "distanced" from family. I met my oldest half brother for the first time when I was eighteen years old. Sadly my two half brothers and I along with my father never met under the same roof at the same time. With my father's passing many years ago, it will of course never be. I bring up my past not because I particularly want to, but to shine a light on a theme that connected with me throughout Amelia's life. It is simply that the decisions our families make directly infringe upon our lives. Families are broken up. Siblings are forgotten or perhaps never discovered.

This is a moving story. An "epic" in every sense of the word. I will leave it at that.
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars a wonderful story one I couldn't put down May 15, 2013
By Tammy
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I loved the first book, couldn't put it down. The second just as good. A childhood, no child should have gone through. You made it and I congratulate you. So many hurdles to jump, I thank you for sharing a wonderful, sad, courageous story.
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
5.0 out of 5 stars Go Amelia!
I love this series - I was so mad at Amelia's mother - I was hoping something bad would happen to her since she deserves some kind of punishment - maybe in the next book?
Published 8 hours ago by Amazon Customer
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Great read, much enjoyed.
Published 6 days ago by Ann S. Guerra
2.0 out of 5 stars kept my interest.
Very poorly written. Will repeat the same thought sometimes verbatim from the page before. Poor editing. Found grammar errors. Read more
Published 12 days ago by Ginnymae
5.0 out of 5 stars GreAt book.
I read this book after reading "Amelia,.story. I really enjoyed both books. I would recommend this book. Sad but with a good ending.
Published 15 days ago by Lucile Cheeks
5.0 out of 5 stars Glad you wrote this
Thank you once again for sharing the second part of your story- your writing is engrossing, and honest, and I thank you for not leaving me to wonder.
Published 19 days ago by E. Holly
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
I really enjoyed it and hope to read more books by this author
Published 20 days ago by Grace B.
5.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic story from the firts book to the second one
Fantastic story from the firts book to the second one. The story get you very involve that you don't one to put the book down. Read more
Published 21 days ago by Gloria
5.0 out of 5 stars America's Destiny
I am so glad that I read Book #2 of Amelia's Story as it was worth the read. It was amazing how she managed to overcome her terrible childhood. A must read.
Published 21 days ago by Anita
5.0 out of 5 stars sad, and yet happy (not perfect
Honest, sad, and yet happy (not perfect, but happy) ending to a true story.
Published 27 days ago by christina e.
5.0 out of 5 stars Wonderful
This book was wonderful but sad. Heartwarming to say the least, congrats on doing such a great job and sharing your life
Published 27 days ago by Phillip J. Weigel
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More About the Author

D.G. Torrens is the author of 10 books including bestselling Amelia's Story and the sequel Amelia's Destiny. This is a heart rendering true story that the author wrote for her daughter. D.G is a mother/writer/blogger who has a dream to inspire as many people as possible through her story. To show those with little hope that dreams can come true.
Born in England, passionate about writing, D.G has also written six romantic/drama novels. These are contemporary and military romance dramas. In addition to all this, D.G. has also written and published two poetry books called, "Heart and Mind" and "Military Boots."
The author is currently writing her 11th book, "A Soldier's Fear". This is a powerful and heart wrenching war/romance. Due for release in December 2014. D.G is also a member of RABMAD "Read a book make a difference" where authors donate a percentage of their sales to a chosen charity.

A quote by D.G. Torrens: "If you close your eyes, you can be anywhere you wish to be."

D.G. Torrens lives by the motto, "The child first and foremost."

All titles by D.G. Torrens:

The Poppy Fields (Book #1) Military/Romance
The Poppy Fields (Book #2) Military/Romance
The Poppy Fields (Book #3) Military/Romance (COMING NOV 2014)
Tears of Endurance (bOOK #1 (Romantic Drama)
Whispers from Heaven (Book #2)Romantic/Drama
Broken Wings (Contemporary Military/Romance)
Amelia's Story (Book #1)
Amelia's Destiny (Book #2)
Military Boots (War Anthology)
Heart and Mind (Contemporary Poetry)
A Soldier's Fear. Military/Romance (COMING DEC 2014)

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