Author Linda ORiordan was raised by her single mother in Clonmel County Tipperary, Ireland with her siblings. At the age of seven, she was taught how to use a gun. At the age of 17, she was sent to prison. Leading up to her stay in prison, she shoplifted, went on joyrides in stolen cars, and had numerous visits from the police to her home.It was during those reckless years that she met the man who would father her four children. Their relationship lasted 14 years. During that time, Linda became a victim of domestic violence and other abuses. Slowly, her family began to fall apart. Her eldest son turned to drug abuse and she lost custody of her children. When all hope seemed lost, she contemplated suicide. After another failed relationship that would take Linda and her children many miles away from home, she returned to Ireland to a life of uncertainty...That was until she made a desperate plea to God at the graveside of her best friend. God heard her cries and has since done some truly phenomenal things in her life!"The Life She Chose" delves deeply into the pains, heartaches, failures, successes, and complete restoration of Lindas life as she worked to find her way back into the arms of a loving and forgiving God.