Set against the backdrop of the turbulent1700s with slave revolts in the British colony of Jamaica as well as the American Revolution, The Master’s Daughter is the story of the young mulatto Felice Henderson whose Scottish father Duncan Henderson acknowledges her parentage and takes full responsibility for her upbringing. The naïve Felice is thrown into a world with which she is unfamiliar and must deal with her changing relationships with the slaves on the estate. When she meets a kindred spirit in Mulatto John, she faces the rude awakening of her status as a creole and a colonial. While not a historical novel, The Master’s Daughter incorporates historical events and figures of significance to the history and development of the region. $21.99
Abigail St. John’s life is completely turned upside-down when she loses her parents in a car accident at Christmas-time and she struggles to cope with the sudden upheaval in her life. But it is the secret Martin and Clarice St. John left behind that has her reeling and trying to find her feet.... $12.99
In this third volume of Country Gal a Foreign, Ambrosine is a seasoned Foreigner with ‘expert’ advice on surviving life in Foreign. Drawing on memories of her childhood, she still provides the reader with a belly-full of laughs. Have another belly-full courtesy of Ambrosine Thermutis Smith, the original country gal a Foreign.
A first time collection of poetry that is both inspiring and poignant, A Thin Volume of Poetry Due to Writer's Block spans decades and covers subjects like race, mothers and daughters, and spirituality. $6.50
$9.99 plus shipping The passionate darkness of his eyes and his mesmerizing scent are proving too much for Camille Bowden. David White is a man out of her league and his secret life is one she prefers not to explore. When Camille meets her favorite news anchor, there is no question about the sparks that fly between them.
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This powerful first novel tells the story of Mariana, a young Englishwoman who arrives in colonial Jamaica as the wife of the much older Fernando Sykes. She meets with resistance from a strange people she struggles to understand. Sam-Sam, her husband's driver, comes to her rescue and the passion is ignited. In this island where people "love and hate with the same passion", and tropical nights are not only for sleeping, Mariana learns that love knows no boundaries.
Some family secrets must remain that way...
Cecelia’s unexpected arrival from America on her mother’s doorstep sends Bea into a panic. She must not let the neighbors know the fate that has befallen the child she has boasted about all these years, her ‘wash-belly’. The family secret must be kept. But then, Cecelia disappears and Bea must find her before anyone else in the district does...
Ambrosine Thermutis Smith is a fictional character from the equally fictional Guinep Hill, a small, unknown district somewhere in the Caribbean. She arrives in the United States and experiences the culture shock that is common to most immigrants from the Caribbean. The resilient Ambrosine finds ways to survive ‘Foreign’ and adapt to her new environment while maintaining her sense of humor and her love for her homeland. Ambrosine represents the displaced immigrant whose journey has been chronicled in numerous volumes. Country Gal a Foreign-vol 1 (2nd edition) $7.99plus shipping
Endless Frames: an Inspiring Biography of Alexander Theodore Hazle
By Franklin Hazle
Like a still life picture, a single generation may seem to be so static in the march of time. To see the real movie requires many frames as the scene of the world changes. Kings, Moguls, pirates, and commoners alike were driven by the size of their passion for fame, power, and wealth that will simply fade as time marches on through the generations, like the frames of a film roll. This biography is of Alexander Theodore Hazle a well-respected man in his community who found enlightenment, set his gaze in the opposite direction of the many, steered his life course with sincerity, and in an exemplary way passed on a rich spiritual legacy. His premature death, as if a sacrifice, triumphantly accomplished his burning passion and changed many lives. $8.75
The Duppy Story was a staple of Jamaican life until probably in the late 1960s to early 1970s when television viewing became the preferable pastime to storytelling. This collection of duppy stories and other tales salutes the art of Jamaican storytelling and provides much needed belly laughs and a ton load of memories. These include the humorous chit-chat of Ambrosine Thermutis Smith and Big Bway stories, and introduces Mass Lebert and his Chrismus tale. $8.50
In this second volume of Country Gal a Foreign, Ambrosine has adjusted to ‘Foreign’ and regales her readers with tales of “when me did lickle a country”.
Have another belly-full of laughs courtesy of Ambrosine Thermutis Smith, the original country gal a Foreign. $7.50
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