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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Unheard and unseen

People who have been enforced to disappear from the face of the earth during civil conflict have finally gotten respect. Years back, those who went missing were rarely identified even though relatives demanded answers about their whereabouts. Nowadays, forensic anthropologists work diligently to find the places where people could have been laid to rest. ToContinue reading “Unheard and unseen”

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Let me tell you about the person that inspired me to tell the story I write about in my book In the Belly of the Horse. I was in Santiago, Chile visiting the house of poet laureate Pablo Neruda, today a museum, and needed a ride back to town thirty minutes away. (By the wayContinue reading “Inspiration”

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