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February 18, 2020

The Spendthrift Husband

My great-grandfather drained a fortune to fund his taste for art, antiques, books - and also to honour our ancestors.
February 14, 2020

The Difficult Daughter

My grandmother tried for independence, but the odds were against her. She is the inspiration behind my first novel THREE SOULS.
February 6, 2020

The Wealthy Bride

My great-grandmother's dowry injected a much-needed fortune into the family. Alas, her husband squandered away all that wealth, which was meant to be enough to support the next three generations.
January 29, 2020

The Ancestor Who Saw a Dragon

My six-times-great-grandfather was said to have walked through a Door into the land of immortals.
January 15, 2020

The Dancing Ghost

A little boy sees a ghost dancing on the roof of a house. What does it portend?
January 5, 2020

The Altar Cloth of A Hundred Boys

A wife fails to produce heirs, and is sidelined. What makes this story doubly sad is that this many-times-great-aunt probably felt she deserved her fate.
January 4, 2020

When We Lived in Still Waters

There are scenes in my novels drawn from family history. So I will be posting those family stories for the next little while.