Masterfully conveying warmth, atmosphere, and personality, using a no-frills narrative approach, whilst enriching his prose with insightfully chosen dialogue McNelly gives us reflective vignettes that come to life as we enter the mind of John Henry Shields.
The best Family Life Fiction Drama novels tell stories about characters doing something extraordinary and here Callahan uses this premise to open up the vast, still largely uncharted terrain of providence and the human heart.
From a persecuted and reviled existence in their beloved Armenia, a ‘land of singing in the streets, fine foods and gardens and orchards beside the shores of Lake Van’, ‘Destiny of Determination-Faith and Family’, sees the survival of a fractured family as they struggle to make a new life for themselves in the United States.
With a focus on Hrang, the youngest son, this uplifting memoir spans over a Century of love and loss, and of acceptance and discrimination.
With an interesting slant on human societal behaviour, James Sherwood Metts offers us ‘Planet Storyland and the Words of the Few’, an implicitly written account of human evolution, history and ultimately, folly, presented from a unique viewpoint.
A fascinating foray into the world of apartheid in South Africa, ‘My Brother Themba’ is a touching story of two ‘brothers’ of differing parentage, forcefully separated but fighting for their relationship by the shocking segregation laws that existed right up until a democratic government was elected 1994, and still exist in practice implicitly to some extent today.
Devastated by the death of her husband and sons, Hannah Mercer sells the family farm and creates a store and living quarters in a delivery truck!
A new crime family saga begins under the watchful eyes of Godfather Uncle Vincent. Family loyalty, romance, and betrayal ensue in this exciting new drama of a crime family’s rise from humble beginnings in Italy to New York and onto the casinos of Vegas …