Blogs in March 2024

Crooked Plow 13th March 2024

I heard our grandmother asking what we were doing.'”Say something!” she demanded, threatening to tear out our tongues. Little did she know that one of us was holding her tongue in her hand.’ Deep in Brazil’s neglected Bahia hinterland,...

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Red Road Green: A tale of the Amazon 2nd December 2023

AMAZON, BRAZIL 1965. The government offers land and money to those brave enough to travel 2000 kilometres to make a new life in the jungle. A brave young woman, Idenea, and her family are given a 50 hectare plot...

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The Love of Singular Men 19th March 2023

Camilo is a middle-class boy growing up in the sweltering suburbs of 1970s Rio de Janeiro, during Brazil’s often brutal military dictatorship. Disabled by monoparesis, he lives a sheltered life under the blistering sun, rarely venturing beyond his own...

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Chemical Cocktail 30th May 2022

Jaq Silver is back with a bang in this high-octane third novel in the series When Jaq Silver’s mother dies, she is handed a poisoned chalice. An inheritance more valuable to her than she could have imagined. Travelling from...

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Palmares 26th December 2021

AN EPIC TALE OF LOVE AND LIBERATION SET IN SEVENTEENTH-CENTURY COLONIAL BRAZIL From plantation to plantation, Almeyda, a young slave girl, hears whispers, rumours of Palmares, a hidden settlement where fugitive slaves live free. But can this promised land...

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