Petite Breaux


just Deirdre was born in New Orleans, Louisiana and grew up in Kansas City. Since then she has moved around a bit, until finally settling in Alabama. She has been in a long-distance relationship with her partner for 20 years. Deirdre has 3 adult children, 5 grandchildren, and one granddog who all live in Georgia.
Class of 1981 graduate from FL Schlagle High, Deirdre was a single parent and worked hard to provide for her family. Later in life, at the age of 40, she attended Strayer University where she attained a Masters' Degree in Business Administration.
Since then, and under that pseudonym, Deirdre has written a memoir called Slightly Bruised and a Little Broken, a short story called The Whispering of my Heart and a children's book called Fun with Grandma. Now, her current works are published using her just Deirdre. pen name.
When she gets the time and has the inclination, Deirdre enjoys working out and exercising at her local gym. She loves watching TV and movies and goes to the theatre when there is something that grabs her attention. She also reads daily and takes time to rejuvenate the soul by meditating and listening to the sounds of nature around her home.
Deirdre also enjoys getting away from it all on vacation, with cruising being her favorite pastime. She has plans to live life to the max and has started doing some of the things that scare her, like Zip-lining and Parasailing. She also plans to do a skydive one day.
In the future, Deirdre wants to make more time for her family, retire and travel.

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Fun With Grandma
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 17,370. Language: American English. Published: February 7, 2017 by Deirdre Braud. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Readers / Chapter Books
The children were so excited to be spending a week of their summer holiday with grandma. Nothing could have prepared them for such an exciting adventure. This week would be one of the best visits they would never forget, full of imagination and fun.
The Whispering of My Heart
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 10,000. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2016 by Deirdre Braud. Categories: Fiction » Children’s books » Short Stories
DeDee was an 11-year-old only child raised by a single mother. Her closest companion was probably an Ouija Board in the basement. She found it at the bottom of a dusty, black trunk. She only played with it on one side of the basement. The other side scared her. Something hidden in the darkness was watching her.
Slightly Bruised and a Little Broken, a Memoir (Revised Edition)
Price: Free! Words: 36,150. Language: American English. Published: July 15, 2016 by Deirdre Braud. Categories: Nonfiction » Relationships & Family » Abuse / domestic partner abuse
(5.00 from 1 review)
No matter what you have been through, never let anyone lower your self-esteem. This book shows you that you can still move forward after the violence. Keeping silent is the not answer, get out of an abusive situation as soon as possible. Don't be ashamed to ask for help. The abuse only gets worse. Petite shares her story of how she overcame abuse, rape, and molestation.