Novelist, Memoirist and Educational Author
© 2013 Heather Rosser
Lord of the Rings JRR Tolkien
I first read Lord of the Rings as a student and it was one of the few books Adrian
and I chose to take when we set off for Nigeria just after the civil war there. Many
years later we re-
Another trilogy still in the making is The Mirror Chronicles by Ian Johnstone. Twelve year old Sylas is summoned by the chiming of a giant bell that is a portal to another world. Breathtaking in scope, The Bell Between Worlds and Circles of Stone take the reader on a journey through a mirror world where imagination is the key to deciphering the ancient Samarok and understanding the connection between our two worlds.
Brushstrokes in Time Sylvia Vetta
A hauntingly powerful debut novel reminiscent of Wild Swans. Little Winter’s story takes us from Beijing to Berkley by way of the Stars’ Art Movement. Little Winter’s story is a window into the Chinese world of the seventies and eighties. Truth is often best told through fiction and Sylvia Vetta’s story tells it in spades. Review by Journalist Linora Lawrence
I have enjoyed all her evocative memoirs of Rhodesia Zimbabwe and Zambia: Don’t lets go to the Dogs Tonight, Scribbling the Cat, Cocktail Hour Under the Tree of Forgetfulness and Leaving before the Rains Come.
Csardas Diane Pearson
Like the Hungarian folk dance from which it is named, Csardas starts slowly before
the outbreak of the First World War then increases tempo as the Austro-
Hobbiton New Zealand