The Elgin Letters

The Elgin Letters

E-book free on Amazon “It is my painful duty to inform you that E.R. Elgin, Esq., Lieutenant and Instructor of Musketry, 42nd Royal Highlanders, died of Cholera on Sunday the 28th of July at one o’clock A.M.” So began the letter from a military chaplain in Agra,...
Untold Stories

Untold Stories

“My father never spoke about the war.” As I researched the World War II background for Daughters of Riga, I heard this statement several times: from the daughter of one of the U.S. soldiers who liberated the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp; from an English friend...
Storytellers

Storytellers

My mother was a storyteller. As one of seven children growing up in Liverpool, she accumulated a horde of family anecdotes which she passed on to me. I recycled some of them into fiction, for example, my Titanic story “Left on the Shore” in the anthology...

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