Immigrant experience: you are In and Out and In-between

The immigrant experience is quite unique: a person feels in and out and in between. People look forward and backwards to try to understand their place in society. The global population of forcibly displaced people increases every day and according to United Nations data, migration is at a record high rate. Nearly 4 out ofContinue reading “Immigrant experience: you are In and Out and In-between”

Rescuer Stories

Ronald Finkel, a Bolivian tin baron, is one of the characters in “When We Return”. His character is rooted in facts so readers can have a real-world point of reference. It is based on the man by the name of Mauricio Hochschild, a German Jewish businessman who immigrated to Bolivia in 1918. Called the “BolivianContinue reading “Rescuer Stories”

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When We Return – Reviews

I am delighted by the reviews coming in for When We Return! I would also like to share the 5 star review posted by Charlotte on Amazon and Goodreads. Here are her comments: When we Return primarily revolves around Otilia Perez, a Peruvian whose husband Manuel and young son Salvador disappeared while attempting to avoidContinue reading “When We Return – Reviews”

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Love Conquers All Day!

Today is Love Conquers All Day – a day to cherish our loved ones. Love is a strong emotion and a favorite literary theme. It was Virgil, the Ancient Roman poet who said: “Love conquers all; let us too, yield to love. No force in the world can’t be overcome by the power of love.”Continue reading “Love Conquers All Day!”

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When We Return is Released Today

Today is an exciting day! My book is now available to be purchased.  Who should be held responsible for public wrongs? By 2008, it finally seems that the Peruvian government is ready to make amends to its citizens following the violent guerilla movement of the last three decades. Otilia and Salvador, a mother and sonContinue reading “When We Return is Released Today”

Upcoming New Novel

I am thrilled to share that my new novel When we Return is coming out in May. As the current crisis in the Ukraine unfolds and we watch in dismay the devastating pain and suffering millions of refugees are going through you may be wondering as I am, what happens next. How will these familiesContinue reading “Upcoming New Novel”

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