New Read [ Losing It All] author [ Marsha Cornelius ] – groundhogwalking.co.uk

Losing It All Frank Barnes is content living on the streets of Atlanta A soup kitchen and a makeshift shanty sure beat his days as a POW in Vietnam But Chloe Roberts can t handle the eviction that sends her into the hell of homelessness With no family or friends to turn to, Chloe and her children are sucked into the traumatic world of night shelters, and dangerous predators.When they bump into each other at the soup kitchen, Frank offers Chloe a glimmer of hope that she can pull her life back together She rekindles his lost sense of self worth by taking his mind off his own problems But they will not meet again until Frank is riding high as a working man, and Chloe has hit rock bottom.By helping Chloe rebuild her broken life, Frank banishes the demons from his own past Unfortunately, the past comes strolling back into their lives, threatening to destroy the happiness they have finally found. New Read Losing It All By Marsha Cornelius For Kindle ePUB or eBook – groundhogwalking.co.uk

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  1. Losing It All follows the stories of U.S Vietnam veteran, Frank, who was left unemployed and homeless after the war, and Chloe, a young, married woman with two small children and a husband who has her Both characters, finding themselves on the streets, grapple with emotional and mental challenges throughout the novel, constantly seeking a way to escape their current living conditions and pave a better life for themselves When their separate tales intertwine, they each serve as a source of hop Losing It All follows the stories of U.S Vietnam veteran, Frank, who was left unemployed and homeless after the war, and Chloe, a young, married woman with two small children and a husband who has her Both characters, finding themselves on the streets, grapple with emotional and mental challenges throughout the novel, constantly seeking a way to escape their current living conditions and pave a better life for themselves When their separate tales intertwine, they each serve as a source of hope for the other...

  2. The novel is set mostly around Atlanta, Georgia in the US Frank is a Vietnam vet whose life has crashed and burned, leaving him a vagrant trying to scratch out an existence as best he can Chloe is a small town, na ve mother of two who has allowed her path through life to be determined by others When husband Duane deserts her, everything gradually falls apart and s...

  3. This book literally took me forever to read Now, part of that was life getting in the way, i.e migraines, writing, kids But, I have to admit, part of it was procrastination Don t get me wrong Losing it All is a good book Let me explainFrank is a Vietnam War vet who, as you can imagine, has suffered a great deal He lives with chronic pain, nightmares, and a broken heart Because of this, Frank decides to distance himself from traditional life When he first leaves the VA, he is a hard, This book literally took me forever to read Now, part of that was life getting in the way, i.e migraines, writing, kids But, I have to admit, part of it was procrastination Don t get me wrong Losing it All is a good book Let me explainFrank is a Vietnam War vet who, as you can imagine, has suffered a great deal He lives with chronic pain, nightmares, and a broken heart Because of this, Frank decides to distance himself from traditional life When he first leaves the VA, he is a hard, angry drunk trying to numb the pain , but f...

  4. Feel good readThis story is quite the rags to riches story Frank is such a great character that he quickly became my favourite and I really hoped he would pull it together Chloe and the kids added that little extra

  5. Robbie s Review In her third novel, Losing It All, author Marsha Cornelius puts into words, as the title indicates, what is likely one of the greatest fears we all have, particularly in these difficult economic times Even though the book is set in the 80 s, the subject matter is timeless, touching on many social issues such as displaced veterans, the homeless, domestic abuse, incest and rape issues which continue to be a part of our society Frank Barnes is not your typical book boyfriend, bu Robbie s Review In her third novel, Losing It All, author Marsha Cornelius puts into words, as the title indicates, what is likely one of the greatest fears we all have, particularly in these difficult economic times Even though the book is set in the 80 s, the subject matter is timeless, touching on many social issues such as displaced veterans, the homeless, domestic abuse, incest and rape issues which continue to be a part of our society Frank Barnes is not your typical book boyfriend, but you may fall a little in love with him, as I did, before the end of the book From their first meeting, Frank feels a special connection with Chloe Roberts even though she seems to beconcerned with the color of h...

  6. Frank and Chloe, for completely different reasons find themselves homeless Frank is happy enough on the streets, collecting cans each day to make a little money After the horrors of fighting and battling to survive in the Vietnam war, he returns to the US disabled and ignored and turns to alcohol and drugs to dull the physical and mental pain Another homeless man, Randall, helps Frank work through his issues, get dried out and cleaned up They forge a close friendship.Frank makes the most of Frank and Chloe, for completely different reasons find themselves homeless Frank is happy enough on the...

  7. Losing It All is the heart wrenching and well contrived story of homelessness, despair, hope, and finally a chance to begin anew Frank is a Vietnam War Veteran like many other heroes, he lives on the streets He figures nothing could be worse than his time spent as a POW, but he soon discovers just how violent the streets of Atlanta can be Chloe is also learning a thing or two about the streets after being evicted from her apartment with no where to turn and two small chi...

  8. Originally posted here onlybooksandhorses.wordpress.comI won this book as part of a competition on Confessions of a Book Geek, so thank you so much to Rachel and Marsha I always get a bit nervous about this sort of thing, because people know you have the book what if you don t enjoy it Luckily, I had absolutely nothing to worry about I loved this book to bits and read it in three sittings.Set in Atlanta, Losing It All follows the stories of an ex soldier Frank and a young mother aban Originally posted here onlybooksandhorses.wordpress.comI won this book as part of a competition on Confessions of a Book Geek, so thank you so much to Rachel and Marsha I always get a bit nervous about this sort of thing, because people know y...

  9. This was a phenomenal book It s not a bodice ripping romance, but a story that has some romance in it This story is full of depth and struggle for two people who have lost everything and do everything they can to survive and thrive We start with Frank, a disabled Vietnam vet of the age of 34, who gave up on life and ended up living on the streets He initially tried to get a job with the help of his friends, but his having served in Vietnam made it difficult for him to get accepted by employe This was a phenomenal book It s not a bodice ripping romance, but a story that has some romance in it This story is full of depth and struggle for two people who have lost everything and do everything they can to survive and thrive We start with Frank, a disabled Vietnam vet of the age of 34, who gave up on life and ended up living on the streets He initially tried to get a job with the help of his friends, but his having served in Vietnam made it difficult for him to get accepted by employers who were so caught up in the national divide and overall bad feeling regarding Vietnam Veterans So Frank gives up and becomes comfortable in his community of homeless friends until an awful event forces him to try once again to make something of himself Meanwhile Chloe ...

  10. Cornelius sets the reader right into the tough trough of a city s squalid underbelly We can imagine ourselves looking into the concrete underpasses of whatever modern urban environment we may know, as a similar story could be written there a thousand times The ending may be less kind, less relieved by love, but the story will be much the same True life, sadly, often reads like this.We are made to see how easy it is to fall so low that an unexpectedly dry corner in the most derelict of landsca Cornelius sets the reader right into the tough trough of a city s squalid underbelly We can imagine ourselves looking into the concrete underpasses of whatever modern urban environment we may know, as a similar story could be written there a thousand times The ending ...