Category: memoirs

Midwest Book Review

“The injection of a mystery, complex relationships buffeted by the winds of war and change, and a series of choices that cement the worlds of future generations are all wonderfully written, presented in a manner that will attract both historical fiction and general-interest readers… Continue Reading “Midwest Book Review”

The BookLife Prize Review

“The book is historically very well-researched and is artfully crafted to withhold crucial plot points from the reader until the moment of revelation is right. The story reads like a mystery, and there are enough plot twists and turns to surprise the reader, who… Continue Reading “The BookLife Prize Review”

The Other Mrs. Samson: A Book Review – Kameo Monson

Discover untold stories of those who loved Josef Samson beyond both World War I and World War II in the Other Mrs. Samson. http://kameomonson.com/the-other-mrs-samson-a-book-review/

Advice for Authors

Far be it for me to offer advice, but I was asked and here is my answer… Passion, persistence, perfection, perseverance, and patience in any order you choose. There are no shortcuts, only hard work, much self-flagellation, and always uncertainty. Writing can be a… Continue Reading “Advice for Authors”

Woodard’s Mill’s Book Club

Spent a wonderful afternoon with the Woodard’s Mill’s Book Club in Chesapeake, VA yesterday discussing A Smile in One Eye: A Tear in the Other. Thank you Kay Stone for opening your home It was an amazing group – lots of exchanges, opinions, experiences to… Continue Reading “Woodard’s Mill’s Book Club”

Great Time at the Camden County Library!

Interesting afternoon at North Carolina’s Camden County Library discussing A Smile in One Eye: A Tear in the Other!  Thank you to both the Camden Book Lovers and the Wine, Women and Books book clubs for organizing – and to the library staff for… Continue Reading “Great Time at the Camden County Library!”

Thank You Breakfast Book Club!

A heartfelt thank you to the Breakfast Book Club in Port Orange, Florida.  I was thrilled that you selected A Smile in One Eye  as this month’s book and enjoyed being part of your discussion via Skype yesterday! Hope we can do it again… Continue Reading “Thank You Breakfast Book Club!”

Thank You Island Bookstore!

Have to admit it was a very strange feeling seeing my book so prominently displayed in a bookstore today!  Lots of visitors on North Carolina’s Outer Banks.  Great response to the book signing!  Thank you to the Island Bookstore!

Thank You IndieView!

Thank You IndieView for publishing the interview this week!

The Rise of Nazi Germany

“These were difficult times.  The old order was quickly changing.  The Nazis were constantly issuing new orders to diminish the role of German Jews in daily German life. It was a slow, grinding process.  Each day, there was something new we were forced to… Continue Reading “The Rise of Nazi Germany”

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