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The Story Behind Tagan’s Child by Amelia Ford

I never thought in a million years that I would become a writer. I used to struggle writing essays at school and couldn’t comprehend how anyone could write a book! But four years ago, after giving up teaching to look after three small children, I was trawling Amazon for a good read and struggled to…

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The Story Behind Naked in Havana by Colin Falconer

NAKED IN HAVANA started with a letter from one of my readers: ‘… I would also truly love to learn what REALLY happened in the 50’s with Cuba.  Something tells me that it wasn’t truly like what the teachers told us in school in Canada.  I read a fictional book a long time ago about Marilyn, John,…

The Story Behind Incidental Daughter by Val Stasik

Growing up, I learned there were a few of us who might be termed WWII collateral damage—the offspring of women and innocent young men who went off to war. None of these women expected to become mothers; the stresses and uncertainties of war spurred them to compassion for the men who feared they would not…