“Kamikaze: A Novel of the Mongol Invasions of Japan” by Jeanne Blanchet

A story set during the reign of Mongol overlord Kublai Khan. “Kamikaze: A Novel of the Mongol Invasions of Japan” could have easily been written as a straight history, but I think that by twisting it just slightly so as to make it a work of fiction, Blanchet is able to appeal to a wider range of readers. … More “Kamikaze: A Novel of the Mongol Invasions of Japan” by Jeanne Blanchet

“The Opium Lord’s Daughter” by Robert Wang

“The Opium Lord’s Daughter” tells the story of Su-Mei. She is the first daughter and oldest child of Lee Shao Lin, one of the largest and most influential opium traders in China.
“The Opium Lord’s Daughter” is told from multiple perspectives, which allows readers to understand both the Chinese and English attitudes toward the opium trade. It is obvious that Wang spent an extensive amount of time researching the history of this period. … More “The Opium Lord’s Daughter” by Robert Wang

Interview with Don Gutteridge – Author of “Lily Fairchild”

Lily Fairchild Don GutteridgeTablo Publishing (2019)ISBN 9781970160697 Don Gutteridge was born in Sarnia and raised in the nearby village of Point Edward. He taught High School English for seven years, later becoming a Professor in the Faculty of Education at Western University, where he is now Professor Emeritus. He has published seventy-one books: poetry, fiction … More Interview with Don Gutteridge – Author of “Lily Fairchild”

“When a Conscience Knocks” by James G. Skinner

“When a Conscience Knocks,” by James G. Skinner, is a grand love story wrapped in a novel of political intrigue. At its heart, the love story involves English teacher Jenny Robertson and Second Secretary to the Spanish Embassy, Juan Miguel Ochoa. Their first meeting over coffee ignites a romance and dedication of thirty years. … More “When a Conscience Knocks” by James G. Skinner