Fanny has graduated from a business boarding school and wants to work in her father's office. But she is trapped as housemaid to her mother and nursemaid to younger siblings. She has no rights, no... More > privileges and is anxious to get away. Fanny has a lot to learn before she's able to take life into her own hands. She runs away from home, gets stranded in a big city, is kidnapped by East German border guards, and she finds and loses love and romance.< Less
Dagobert is the third book in a trilogy about life and its metaphysical aspect, in postwar Germany of the 1950s.
Stephanie enters an academy in Munich where Leon lives, to pursue her career. They... More > become engaged. The night before she leaves for Christmas vacation they make love.
Seventeen years later she is married to an ex-GI and their marriage is in crisis. She learns to meditate, starts a college education and meets a mysterious man. During a vacation in Germany she finds the book she had wanted to find again since childhood. In meditation she makes contact with the historical Dagobert of that book and discovers something about herself.< Less
The time frame is the early 1950s in the American sector of post war Germany. The background is, on the one hand, a convent boarding school in Venusbrunn that teaches business subjects, and on the... More > other hand home life in a highly convoluted setting that includes retail store, warehouse, loading dock, offices, movie theater and flat roof playground.
Stephanie Sauerling meets a classmate who is psychic, and after becoming good friends it causes all sorts of problems for both but also brings excitement over solving a mystery and finding young love in the process. Stephanie learns eventually why she was drawn to Venusbrunn, and that the vague and mysterious feelings and sensations she has experienced at different places around that little town are due to the subtle working of Spirit.< Less
stories of kings and fools, princesses and peasants, witches, sorcerers and the innocent who fall into their hands. But goodness always triumphs, selfish and abusive behavior create their own... More > punishment, and even the feeble minded get their share of the pie.< Less
Jamie, the protagonist, has grown up with her grandmother at whose death she came to live with parents and older brother Rusty on a small farm in Yakima county, Washington state. Her father, a... More > traveling salesman, is home only on weekends. She has lots of farm style fun with Rusty, such as pigeon and snake hunting and playing tricks on a detested visitor. Underneath lingers a strained relationship with her mother who is emotionally distant and loads Jamie down with lots of chores. A neighbor, Mrs. Rosa, is Jamie's only confidant in her struggle between wanting to run away and staying in an unhappy home. And Mrs. Rosa helps Jamie to understand her very strong inner connection with her beloved grandmother.< Less
Five stories over eight years in the lives of the Spencer Family who discovers that Anne, the eldest daughter, has ESP - a window into the unseen world. What does it mean? Is it real? Why does she... More > have it? What to do about it? Finding answers adds to the burdens of unemployment, college work, lack of time for little Joey who feels ignored and alone. Grandmother Miller, a native of the old country, helps with time and story telling.< Less