SHANNON MORONEY is a teacher, counselor and restorative justice advocate. She has spoken internationally on restorative justice and has extensively toured Canada and the U.S., addressing university and high school students, prison inmates, legal and mental health professionals and law-enforcers on the ripple effects of crime for all victims and for society at large. She is a volunteer with Leave Out Violence and is a contributor to The Forgiveness Project, an international charity that encourages and empowers people to explore the nature of forgiveness and alternatives to revenge.
Great book. Easy read despite difficult topic and feeling the writers heartbreak and loss. Would definitely recommend to anyone interested in seeing the family of the offenders... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Danielle
For me, this was a very difficult book to read. I had no idea that someone's actions can impact so heavily on another's life - job status, friendships etc. Read morePublished 7 months ago by sheila robinson
I agree with the other one star reviews; this author is terribly self-indulgent and has no respect for the real victims in this book.Published 13 months ago by Amazon Customer
I couldn't put this book down. I devoured it. It was that good! I am glad the author was able to feel some vindication for the frankly rotten treatment she received from some... Read morePublished 14 months ago by "Why" Quest
After hearing Shannon's interview on CBC radio I wanted to know "the rest of the story".
Even though you thought you knew the whole story by reading the back page, and... Read more
I came across this book at the library, and was intrigued. I didn't even get halfway before I gave up. Read morePublished on March 15 2013 by stephaniebrown
I was impressed by Shannon Moroney's openness, her generosity of spirit and her tenacity. I liked her and can understand that this was a horrible chapter in her life, but I grew... Read morePublished on April 18 2012 by annie1000
Staggeringly self-centred, opportunistic memoir from a woman who felt she had the right to repeatedly demand personal details about the identities and families of Staples' victims,... Read morePublished on March 1 2012 by Lamp at Noon