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Susan Francis

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ReadAPod S1Ep- Susan Francis

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 This is a chat I had with Susan Francis recently.  The Love That Remains is a beautiful memoir that came out in Feb 2020, I read it, loved it, and have found it has stayed with me.

23mins

16 Oct 2020

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Author Susan Francis on ‘The Love That Remains: An extraordinary memoir about secrets, life's shocking twists and unconditional love.’

Hey Soul Sista by Melissa Histon

After twenty years spent searching for her biological parents, 52-year-old Susan Francis, unexpectedly met the great love of her life - a goldminer named Wayne Francis: a gentle giant of a man, who promises Susan the world.Two years later, they throw in their jobs, marry and sell everything they own, embarking on an incredible adventure, to start a new life in the romantic city of Granada, where they learn Spanish and enjoy too much tapas. In love, and enthralled by the splendour of a European springtime, the pair treasure every moment together.Until a shocking series of events alters everything. Everyone has a story, but not all of us the courage or willingness to share their story and life learnings with the world.  + Follow Mel at @melissahiston + Follow Hey Soul Sista at @sistacode + Subscribe to make sure you hear the next instalment of Hey Soul Sista Podcast + www.thesistacode.com + melissa@thesistacode.com + Produced by Newcastle Podcast StationSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

45mins

4 Oct 2020

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CHATS with Notable Newcastle Authors - Susan Francis

Newcastle Libraries REAL

Mayfield author Susan Francis talks about her debut memoir The Love That Remains. Susan’s extraordinary story is about, love, lies, and loss.  Susan devoted 20 years of her life searching for her biological parents. She decided to sell everything she owned and go on an adventure of a lifetime. Susan moved to Spain with the love of her life Wayne but suddenly Wayne died unexpectedly, leaving Susan to uncover a dreadful secret. Susan still lives and works in Newcastle. She loves books and reading, she has a passion for writing the truth and is currently working on her second book, a crime novel. Hosted by Michael Blaxland.  This is a Newcastle Libraries REAL production.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

45mins

19 Jul 2020

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Conversations With Chris Talking to Susan Francis

Conversations With Chris

Susan shares just some of her extraordinary story that she has now covered in her book The Love that Remains  An extraordinary memoir about secrets, life's shocking twists and unconditional love. After twenty years spent searching for her biological parents, 52-year-old Susan Hull unexpectedly meets the great love of her life - a goldminer named Wayne Francis. He is a gentle giant of a man, who promises Susan the world. Two years later, they throw in their jobs, marry and sell everything they own, embarking on an incredible adventure, to start a new life in the romantic city of Granada, where they learn Spanish and enjoy too much tapas. In love, and enthralled by the splendour of a European springtime, the pair treasure every moment together. Until a shocking series of events alters everything. Riveting, heartfelt and remarkably honest, Susan Francis The Love that Remains explores unconditional love and the lies we tell to safeguard our happiness.

53mins

1 Jul 2020

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The Extraordinary True Story of Susan Francis: Part Two

No Filter

It's time now to hear about what happened to Susan next, after meeting Wayne and going to Spain with tragic consequences - to hear the first part of her story, click here. Never has the cliche “truth is stranger than fiction” applied more than to the woman on today's episode. You couldn’t make Susan Francis’s life up - it has too many twists. It begins with an adoption story and the mystery of her biological parents, it includes a secret sister, a heartbreaking confrontation, unexpected love and a series of events that were so dramatic that she had to write them down in a memoir just to make sense of them. It’s called The Love That Remains. Read an extract of The Love That Remains here. CREDITS: Host: Mia Freedman . You can find Mia on Instagram here and get her free weekly column here.  Guest: Susan Francis  Producer: Melanie Tait  GET IN TOUCH: Call the PodPhone on 02 8999 9386. Email the show at podcast@mamamia.com.au No Filter is a podcast by Mamamia, Australia's only women's media company.You can find more of our award-winning podcasts to listen to here See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

44mins

25 Mar 2020

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The Extraordinary True Story of Susan Francis: Part One

No Filter

Never has the cliche “truth is stranger than fiction” applied more than to the woman on today's episode. You couldn’t make Susan Francis’s life up - it has too many twists. It begins with an adoption story and the mystery of her biological parents, it includes a secret sister, a heartbreaking confrontation, unexpected love and a series of events that were so dramatic that she had to write them down in a memoir just to make sense of them. It’s called The Love That Remains. Read an extract of The Love That Remains here. CREDITS: Host: Mia Freedman . You can find Mia on Instagram here and get her free weekly column here.  Guest: Susan Francis  Producer: Melanie Tait  GET IN TOUCH: Call the PodPhone on 02 8999 9386. Email the show at podcast@mamamia.com.au No Filter is a podcast by Mamamia, Australia's only women's media company.You can find more of our award-winning podcasts to listen to here See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

33mins

22 Mar 2020

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Ep. 155 The Love That Remains – Susan Francis

The Book Podcast

An extraordinary memoir about secrets, life's shocking twists and unconditional love.How could I write about the importance of truth and not tell the whole truth myself?Continue reading

16 Mar 2020

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Susan Francis

Out of the Box

When Susan Francis was a baby, she was privately adopted from a doctor's practice in Newcastle, NSW. In her 30s Susan went on a search for her biological parents. It would take her 20 years and all around Australia. When she finally met them, they turned out to be nothing like she expected. Susan's memoir The Love That Remains is out now through Allen and Unwin. | Producers: Bre Jones and Rebecca MerrickSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

54mins

13 Feb 2020