Renate Edler loves to visit her grandmother in the house on Schellberg
Street. She often meets up with her friend Hani Gödde who lives nearby.
This year, though, it is not to be. Just a few weeks after a night when
synagogues are burned and businesses owned by Jews are looted, Renate
finds out a terrible secret about her family.
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Clara will not be daunted. Her life will not end when her beloved
husband dies too young. She will become a second mother to the young
children who live away from home in order to visit a rather special
school. When life becomes desperate for a particular class of disabled
children growing up in Nazi Germany she takes a few risks. Is her
ultimate faith in the goodness of human beings a fatal flaw that leads
to her tragedy, or is her story actually one of hope?
See offers on Amazon Girl in a Smart Uniform is the most fictional of the stories in
the Schellberg Cycle to date, though some characters, familiar to those
who have read the first two books, appear again here. Clara Lehrs, Karl
Schubert and Dr Kühn really existed. We have a few, a very few,
verifiable facts about them. The rest we have had to find out by
repeating some of their experiences and by using the careful writer's
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Grab your copy today "The Macaroon Chronicles" is a romp through relationships amongst some anthropomorphic characters. It is one of those quirky books that awakes your sense of humour. Come and follow the fun. Take a tour of the exotic Isle of Macaroon with Eddie and his zany friends who will be pleased to show you the cheese mines, Meringue Mountains and the Custard River while they flee unscrupulous promoters, bandit badgers and low-flying seagulls. But a word of advice – don’t refer to Eddie as a chicken, he thinks he’s a bald eagle. And don’t mention Brian’s small stature, he’s rather sensitive about his size. Oh, and don’t call Brian a monkey, he’s actually a lemur. And finally, if Gideon takes a pen out of his pocket and you value your life – duck. ' This is an anthropomorphic romp guaranteed to cheer you up in these times of gloom and doom. ' Join this bunch of strange animals as they have to escape the grips of their new manager, get sued for making cl
Allison Symes loves reading and writing quirky fiction. She discovered flash fiction thanks to a Cafélit challenge and has been hooked on the form ever since. In this follow-up to her "From Light to Dark and Back Again", Allison will take you back in time, into some truly criminal minds, into fantasy worlds, and show you how motherhood looks from the viewpoint of a dragon. Enjoy the journey! "Allison Symes can pack more into 100 words than most people can into 1000. Politicians take note!" "A lovely little collection of quirky and often surprising stories and poems. Fairy godmothers who aren't what they first appear." Fabulous collection of poems and flash fiction. Some made me giggle, some made me gasp, all surprised me! I found it a real page turner, as the stories had such unexpected twists and turns! (click on image to view on Amazon)