“Timepiece” by Barbara Avon

Can you trick Time? What if magic existed and people could manipulate time as they pleased to suit their needs? Would it solve their problems? Barbara Avon gives answers to these questions. And the essence of these answers is that no matter where – or to when – one goes, one can’t escape their own... Continue Reading →

“Enchanted by Cupid” by Susan Cochran

What a lovely, cosy, and heart-warming read it was! Just what I needed at the time when everyday routine seemed to have turned into an obstacle course. “Enchanted by Cupid” by Susan Cochran is a perfect romance novel to enjoy before bedtime or on a lazy afternoon. Wrap yourself in your favourite blanket, make some... Continue Reading →

“Firefly Lane” by Kristin Hannah

I don’t like writing reviews of books I have mixed feelings about. First, I realise that my opinion is subjective. Second, I don’t believe that sharing a not-so-favourable opinion does anything good to the world on a global scale. I loved “The Great Alone” by Kristin Hannah. It is the book I’ll most likely reread... Continue Reading →

My new book

Savage 90s. In Latvia, many remember the first post-Soviet decade as the craziest time of their lives. Some managed to grab the chances to start making money through all kinds of illegal schemes. Not all of them got away with it. Still, those who did climbed even higher. By the arrival of the new millennium,... Continue Reading →

“Ellie’s Albatross” by Ron Prasad

Nowadays, tolerance is a trend. We are taught to accept whatever differences there exist between people and adapt our behaviour to fit everyone’s needs. But have we learnt to accept chronic illnesses as something that changes a sick’s person life completely and irrevocably? Or do we still expect these people to adapt to a lifestyle... Continue Reading →

“Abigail’s Odyssey” by David Vorhees

Have you ever felt that there is something mysterious in the woods? Have you ever had that tingling sensation that something is hiding there behind the trees, watching you? Abigail is twelve, and the woods are her happy place. She goes there whenever the atmosphere at home becomes more unsettling than the mysterious silence of... Continue Reading →

What readers say about “Finding Your Way”

Reviews are a balm for the author's heart. I'd like to share some of them with you. “a love letter to Latvia” “an utterly captivating read which I demolished in three sittings” “wonderful characters, and a sprinkling of magical realism” “both uplifting and heartwarming” “a summer of growing up, change, chance, and challenge” “written in... Continue Reading →

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