A Song for Jenny : A Mother's Story of Love and Loss, Paperback / softback Book

A Song for Jenny : A Mother's Story of Love and Loss Paperback / softback


On 7 July 2005, Julie Nicholson's life was changed forever.

Her daughter, Jenny, was killed on her way to work in the London bombings, shaking Julie's beliefs.

With heartbreaking honesty and integrity, Julie tells her story of love, tragedy and heartache for the first time. Jenny Nicolson was travelling to work when a bomb exploded at Edgware Road Tube station.

Her mother, Reverend Julie Nicholson, struggled to comprehend the tragedy, her sorrow and longing for her daughter turning to rage and anger.

Finding herself unable to articulate the three parts of the Eucharist: peace, reconciliation and forgiveness, because she 'felt so far from those herself', Julie made the difficult decision to resign her role as priest-in-charge of St Aidan with St George Church, Bristol, unable to reconcile her feelings with her position.

She continued working with the church, in a youth arts project.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 320 pages
  • Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
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  • Category: True stories
  • ISBN: 9780007250813

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