Christmas in Aachen, Germany

How do Europeans celebrate Christmas?  In a variety of ways!  Each country has its own fascinating traditions which have come down through the ages, bringing holiday cheer to young and old.  Germans celebrate Christmas in a big way, and German Christmas Markets are an integral part of the German holiday traditions.  Follow us through the … More Christmas in Aachen, Germany

Get Lost!

We want to inspire you to leave the smart phone at home, turn off the GPS navigation system, stop checking for new Facebook posts and get out and enjoy the wonders of this world and experience your life by getting lost and then finding a new way home. Get outside your comfort zone by jumping … More Get Lost!

Book Trailer: From the Rooftops by V M Karren

My dear readers, I am excited to present to you the book trailer for my new novel From the Rooftops, the long-awaited sequel to my award-winning historical thriller The Deceit of Riches! I will be releasing From the Rooftops on October 10th, 2019 via Amazon. Pre-orders will soon be available, so stay tuned. As subscribers, … More Book Trailer: From the Rooftops by V M Karren

15 Seconds of Fame

When I finished the manuscript of The Deceit of Riches two years ago I had hopes that one day maybe I would be known for adding something of value to the world’s library. I had hoped that my writing could both entertain and educate readers at the same time. I wanted to write an exciting … More 15 Seconds of Fame

In Memory of Liberty -Part 2: Ukraine

Five years ago, Ukraine was a country on the brink of losing its hard won independence, due to the treachery of its President. The corrupt political class that controlled the government quickly reversed decades of progressive political reforms in two years time. Bad habits of government officials, learned during seventy years of communism, proved harder … More In Memory of Liberty -Part 2: Ukraine

Second National Award for The Deceit of Riches

We were astounded and thrilled last night to learn that The Deceit of Riches had won another national award, this time from the National Indie Excellence Awards, under the topic of ‘Faction’: (Think: Historical Fiction). You can see the book posted among the winners HERE. We are extremely grateful to all our contributors and supporters for helping us gain this kind of recognition. The award also goes to you! … More Second National Award for The Deceit of Riches

New National Acclaim for The Deceit of Riches

I am pleased to announce that my debut novel, The Deceit of Riches, has been awarded the status of Finalist in the category of General Fiction/Novels (over 80,000 words) by the Next Generation Indie Book Awards! Five finalists were named, along with one winner in each category for this national award in the USA. The … More New National Acclaim for The Deceit of Riches