A strange Englishman journeys down through France to an old chateau, determined to find out why the girl who loved him sent the letter that drove him into a mental institution. Still haunted by... More > flashbacks of their Paris affair and walking the uncertain edge of sanity, he talks far into the night with the evanescent figure of Cyrano de Bergerac about why he is being followed and threatened … and hoping for a small miracle.
From the independent judge’s medal award:
“From the outset the reader is made to care, desperate to know what brought him to this state. And, as with all the best stories, one cannot guess the final denouement. This is a finely crafted story of an enduring love that becomes an obsession. This writer knows how to build tension, create three dimensional characters and write realistic dialogue.”< Less
Caldera takes the reader on an adventurous journey into the heart 0f Mexico where ancient mysteries and modern politics collide.
In a compelling story of mystery, personal discovery, and... More > adventure, Kate McKenzie travels to meet her husband at an archeological dig in Chiapas, Mexico, along with two graduate students bringing and old Land Rover to the site. The action takes place in the early 1980's and plays against the turbulent life of the times with oil shortages, Iranian hostages and the after effects of the Vietnam war. Personal change, discovery and the rights of indigenous people are all themes in the novel as Kate finds herself in a place where certainties are thrown into question and the fate of her marriage becomes linked with native Mayan peoples inhabiting an ancient land.< Less
SISSY'S HISSY FIT-If an overbearing father calls his son a "sissy", there is only one way a mother can get back! Great illustrations by Puyal. Quote Board. In The Pink. CONTEMPORARY TV... More > FICTION #68. 88 pages< Less