BOOK REVIEW: SHAMUS DUST by JANET ROGER

The Blurb: Two candles flaring at a Christmas crib. A nurse who steps inside a church to light them. A gunshot emptied in a man s head in the creaking stillness before dawn, that the nurse says she didn't hear. It s 1947 in the snowbound, war-scarred City of London, where Pandora s Box just got opened … Continue reading BOOK REVIEW: SHAMUS DUST by JANET ROGER

D IS FOR DRESDEN, GERMANY

A STORY OF DÉTENTE IN DRESDEN, GERMANY Alan Smith stood among the locals of Dresden in the reconstructed Neumarkt, looking with the crowd towards the Frauenkirche with its wondrous dome topped by a golden cross gleaming in the dusk sky.  The dignitaries were filing into the building, German mainly but also religious leaders from far … Continue reading D IS FOR DRESDEN, GERMANY