Black Market Baby
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Black Market Baby

Black Market Baby: An Adopted Woman's Journey started out at 3 stars, and those were for the excellent writing and the historical/current events references. The narrative seemed a bit whiny and I kept thinking even those of us who started out with our bio-parents have felt unloved at times. But then Ms. Clarke, in a very this-is-simply-what-happened tone, describe how she would have to hide in her closet to stay out of her mother's v...

My Only Crime Was Being Born Vol.1
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My Only Crime Was Being Born Vol.1

My autobiography tells of a sage, ironic, funny life that is too strange not to be true. So many crazy things happened to me that I just had to write about them. I have Asperger's Syndrome which makes me do crazy things sometime (once in a long movie line I turned to nobody in particular and said: "What this needs is another outbreak of the black plague so the lines wouldn't be so long!" People look at you strangely when you do this....

The Explanation
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The Explanation

The author has chosen his parents badly and at 17 had to wear a yellow star to distinguish him as an enemy of Hungary. After becoming 18 he was called up into the Army as an unarmed laborer. He deserted and as a fake corporal went about during the Arrow-Cross terror period. Saving first his father from a concentration camp and later his mother from a ghetto and springing other people from camps. He greeted the liberating Red Army in ...

Hong Kong Vagabond
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Hong Kong Vagabond

The events of the book are set in Hong Kong during the Vietnam War. The author was a government engineer and became involved in the corruption common at that time. The book describes the expatriate life and relations with the local Chinese population. It finishes with the author having to leave the Colony when he undertakes a solo yacht journey to finish abruptly in Australia.

Stories From The Forest
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Stories From The Forest

Because of the people, campers and counselors, on the pages of this story I am a better person. I have been taught the real meaning of courage, perseverance and unconditional love. I have been shown a standard I can only hope to one day live up to and I am deeply indebted to each of them for that.

Accounts from an old Ledger
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Accounts from an old Ledger

A series of short memoirs starting from my very early school years,(G.P.S.) through secondary education, (Delinquents), through university studies in London, England,(3, Wetherby), through my many, intimate, precious and not so precious friendships, through my life and occupation in Cairo, Egypt, through my many professional difficulties and the "Vortex" of my final business failure and lastly, a memoir of a business trip to a town i...

The Interviews
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The Interviews

This Cold War-Era story begins with Air Force first lieutenant Ken James being called into the Commanding General's office. After this tense interview Ken receives a letter from his girlfriend, Jane, who saved his life during his tour of duty in Greenland. Jane tells him that she is going to marry someone else. From this disappointment Ken must continue his assignment as the refueling officer at the SAC air base. The end of his time ...

Homeward Bound to Oz
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Homeward Bound to Oz

Ken Saunders was born in Greenwich, London in 1932. In the early 1950s this young Cockney lad fell in love with Australia while on shore leave with the British Merchant Navy.This is the story of how he became a dinkum "Aussie"

I Trusted Him
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I Trusted Him

Teen relationships are often controversial and severely misunderstood. In some cases these relationships can escalate into what is commonly known as domestic violence or intimate partner violence (IPV). The more tragic of these cases sometime lead to murder . As was the case for 16-year old Anna Lynn Hurd. This book, "I Trusted Him : The True Story of Anna Lynn Hurd," methodically documents the months and days leading up to her grues...