A Missouri-born family journeys west to start a new life. A murderous jewel thief meets justice in Hawaii. A young couple takes a tragic hike on the arches of Utah. A West Virginia coal miner discovers a personal talent that brings him sudden fame. Henry VIII becomes bored with his sixth wife and makes plans to be rid of her. Henry II imprisons his wife, Eleanor of Aquitaine, trapping her inside a cold castle in Wales for sixteen years.
This lively collection of short stories journeys across the world and through history to share diverse accounts of the human experience. Whether it's married life in your seventies or losing touch with old friends, this collection depicts the quiet hardships faced in everyday life and the courage required to keep enduring them. Readers will empathize with and cheer for this colorful array of characters as they tread through tragedies and struggle for success.
With a humorous and unique voice, Karin Harrison shares her personal insight on life in a way that will move and inspire its audience. She was inspired by the people and places that have woven together her own life, and the resulting compilation of narratives is relatable, charming, and timeless.
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About the Author
Karin Harrison was born in Germany and moved to the United States over fifty years ago. After nearly three decades of working as an optician, she decided to pursue her lifelong dream of becoming a writer. At age sixty-three, she left her job and returned to school to study creative writing and literature. She has published three books: Hermann's Ruhe, The Wrath of the North Star, and The Tainted Lens.
Karin is a great-grandmother and lives in Bel Air, Maryland, with her husband, George.