Loren

Loren

2.8 7
by Naa Shalman
     
 

A tragic past—an unfortunate chain of events and a catastrophic ending.

Overview

A tragic past—an unfortunate chain of events and a catastrophic ending.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
2940011307102
Publisher:
Naa Shalman
Publication date:
05/10/2011
Sold by:
Smashwords
Format:
NOOK Book
File size:
182 KB

Meet the Author

I think that throughout my life I have been storing experiences for a purpose. My birth and early childhood in Ghana, the transition to a new life in England, my education that has culminated (so far) in a degree in Education and Community Development and a Master’s in Public Administration. The birth of my three children and everything in between –all of these wonderful experiences have been used to fulfil my life-long desire - to become a writer.


My passion for writing about relationships is equalled by my passion for reading about them and although I enjoy reading anything and everything; my favourite novels will always be those that reflect real life. I have been asked many times why I read and write so much and my answer is always the same - to escape. I can create an entire world in my head where I live with many fictional couples, suffering their trials and experiencing their triumphs. Like them our life journey is never carefree and rosy, but it is real and every challenge along the journey that we have taken was ours to accept and ours to overcome. I believe that every experience in life provides an opportunity to re-mould ourselves and our spirits; my experiences have certainly been so and I look forward to a future filled with more of them.


My characters’ situations are not smoothed by privilege and luxury; rather, they are defined by the unique challenges and routine obstacles of life. Like me, my heroes and heroines find meaningful victory in the power of love, faith and perseverance.


As a writer I hope my words will build a bridge across the cultural lacuna that grows deeper as our world continues to shrink. I want to share stories from other continents through characters steeped in centuries old traditions and beliefs as they make their way through our modern-day global community. My aim is to make my stories reflect real life experience, while retaining the subtle promise of a fairy tale. I look forward to my future as a successful author in which my readers are continually exposed to different cultures and some new and old social issues. Most of all, I want my writing to evoke a real sense of emotion in my readers, making them fume at injustice, share in sadness, understand and relate to new perspectives, laugh in appreciation of human nature and where possible end with a smile.

Customer Reviews

Average Review:

Write a Review

and post it to your social network

     

Most Helpful Customer Reviews

See all customer reviews >

Loren 2.9 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
It is soo easy to jump to conclusions, even when the cold hard facts would say otherwise if we slowed down long enough to think things through. Powerful lesson for us all. Well-written. 70 pgs
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
A good short read with lessons for loving someone.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This book is a very short read and there is much lacking to real character devlopment. It has an excelent lesson to it though about knowing all the facts, going off of hear say, and keeping secrets. This is a good idea sparker for other stories.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
I don't know what I thought this book was going to be about, but I did not like it at all. It's mainly about a bad relationship (they're not even married) that goes worse. I found it provocative, sensual, and depressing. I would never let even teenagers read this. I will not ever be reading this book again, and I do not/will not recommend it for anyone.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago