Clayton, NC Author publishes self improvement book

When Tears Are Not Enough: The Journey Begins: Faith, Hope, Healing, Diane’s Memoir, a new book by Liliane R. Christophe, is published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.

When tears are not enough tells about the journey of a young girl from sexual abuse at the age of six, to the birth of her first child at the age of twelve and to becoming a mother of five children by the age of twenty-four. After years of manipulation, Diane realizes that she can finally speak up and speak out. An urgent message to all who feel their voice has been taken away, Diane finds the ability to not only love herself, but to forgive those who tried to destroy her sense of self-worth.

about the author
Liliana R. Christophe was born in Seattle, Washington and raised in Oakland, California. She enjoyed a career in the federal government for thirty-five years. Additionally, her passion is community service, feeding the homeless and volunteering at shelters. Liliana had her share of trials and great triumphs. She is a cancer survivor and thanks God for His grace and mercy. She also credits her daughter from her first marriage for giving her the will to keep going when life seemed hopeless.

In 2021, Liliana was blessed to marry her high school sweetheart, her true soul mate. Together, Liliana and her husband love to travel the world, go to church, and share the joys and pains of parenting four grown children and the joy of five grandchildren. Liliana has a deep faith in God and that faith guided her through this journey to write this book for her birth mother Diane.

When Tears Are Not Enough: The Journey Begins: Faith, Hope, Healing, Diane’s Memoir is a 160-page paperback with a retail price of $16.00 (hardcover $29.00, e-book $11.00). The ISBN is 9798890270955. Published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For members of the press to request a review copy, visit our virtual pressroom at or to buy a book, visit our online bookstore at

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