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Antara was the Burmese princess, Tuptim, in "The King and I," singing "We speak in a Whisper" with her lover, Lun Tha, when the heavy satin sash slipped from her shoulder. They met secretly, Lun Tha and Tuptim, doomed in their love; she belonged to the King of Siam, having been gifted to him. The White Phantoms – Antara’s name for the convent nuns- were outraged when the sash slipped. They hissed at her from backstage to put it back on, almost making her forget her…Continue
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Antara was glad when Mama left the house one evening for a "long drive" and did not return, but Meghna would never forgive it; to be loved and abandoned was perhaps greater sorrow than not being loved at all. Some months later when there was talk of divorce and custody, Antara dreaded the thought of testifying in court, telling the world she did not want to live with Mama; it would humiliate the woman who had borne her.
And then she understood: it…Continue
My new novella - The Choosing - a sort of female Pilgrim's Progress has just been published by Solstice Publishing. Love the cover. They followed guidelines perfectly in terms of colours and feel.
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Yet she made me believe in the impossible. She said the dandelion seeds floating on the breeze were fairies. I watched for fairies on moonlit nights. The moon brought peace to my troubled mind, raining cool silver down on me.
I knew I had a special destiny. That somewhere there was a great love waiting to be found. Even if it meant kissing a lot of frogs - men to be strung upon my Kali's necklace of skulls.