In this powerful story by Andrew Forbes, saxophonist Metche Hufu and his band are the talk of Addis Ababa, filling nightclubs and packing dance floors. But the precarious existence of this golden age of culture depends on an emperor’s benevolence – and when his power begins to wane, Metche Hufu’s music threatens to be silenced by the sounds of a country torn apart. Now available in audiobook!
What Endures is a story of powerful love. It is a story that will break your heart. Inspired by true events, it tells of the incredible bond between a mother and daughter, and with gut-wrenching poignancy reminds us of the little things that make life worth living. Read Story
Marta is a human resources employee at a grocery store chain. She moves through life passively, always taking the path of least resistance. That is, until one day at work, when she is confronted by an ethical dilemma: A hijab-wearing woman. A strict no-hats policy. And then a cultural opportunity: a seminar on the Sunshine Coast, “Ethnicity and Religion in the World Workplace.” With brutal frankness and keen insight, This Is a Love Crime explores the nature of oppression in its many forms, be it cultural, religious, or domestic, while bringing to life vivid characters that will linger like the scent of cigarette smoke long after the story is over. Read Story
The sleepy town of Arbford is a house of cards, and Betty is the sudden gust of wind that unknowingly knocks it to the ground. In this insightful tale, where each of the men is called Mike, and each of their wives have a different name, Betty discovers that finding somewhere to call home isn’t easy. Fun, emotional, and intelligent, Mike Mike Mike Mike is a modern-day fable with a bit of Desperate Housewives thrown in for good measure. Read Story