Monthly Archives: March 2017

Scales of justice

Welcome to chapter 18 of my novel Christobel. It’s forward again to 2015 and Chris’s story. He’s about to face, with some trepidation, modern-day liberal Germany’s justice . . . I hope you are enjoying this read. If you would … Continue reading

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Resistance

Chapter 17 of Christobel. The occupation of Brussels seems to have consolidated with no prospect of ending soon. Life is oppressive and harsh. But at the nursing school, Edith Cavell and Christobel are not entirely taking things lying down . … Continue reading

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Gloomy thoughts

Chapter 16 of Christobel. Chris’s story continues. Now charged with a debatable crime committed with the best of intentions and held on remand in prison, he awaits trial and judgement by his host country. His future is very uncertain. I … Continue reading

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Occupation and oppression

Welcome to chapter 15 of Christobel. We’re back in 1914. The  German army had no intention of just passing through and has settled in for the duration, and poor Belgium is well and truly under the oppressive heel of a cruel … Continue reading

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Worrying developments

Welcome to chapter fourteen of Christobel. The action is back in 2014 with Chris. Frieda is devastated by the death of Dieter and now the police are taking a worrying interest in his demise . . . I hope you are enjoying … Continue reading

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Into the storm

Welcome to chapter thirteen of my novel Christobel. Our heroine is enjoying life and new motherhood in the halcyon, innocent days of 1913. About to resume work at the Institute after maternity leave, things are really looking up for her. But threatening … Continue reading

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