|About the Book|
Set in the Caribbean between 1900 and 1960, this book of stories is an exciting, engaging, suspense-filled and revealing biography of its characters. The reader empathizes with their pains, sorrows, ignorance and suffering, but ultimately joins themMoreSet in the Caribbean between 1900 and 1960, this book of stories is an exciting, engaging, suspense-filled and revealing biography of its characters. The reader empathizes with their pains, sorrows, ignorance and suffering, but ultimately joins them in the sunshine of triumph.The Dead Man Living with Us:-Tony is almost strangled to death in his sleep and wakes to the sound of invisible footsteps leaving his room. He is worried that there is something sinister about his home. His fears multiply when his mother makes a startling revelation.When Japheth met Lucifer:-Japheth terrorised his village to the point where he is recognised as champion bully. He shows no mercy for anyone, as he thought he would never need it from anyone. But that was until the night he met Lucifer.Sattous pain and Mr. Pennistons burden:-Sattou spent thirty years searching the world for a family truth. He never suspected that it was in that man living on the opposite bank of the river, whose life he saved when aged seventeen. Charles, his cousin, finds that truth, but is it too dangerous to be revealed to Sattou?Lord Orator and the Calypso Tent:-Lord Orator is hurt by love and seeks revenge on the culprit, a La Bassy woman. He must however get past the anger and missiles from the La Bassy patrons in the Calypso Tent. Who will win this contest of wills?Were Mamas Tears in Vain?:-As the shadows lengthened in the cemetery, 12-year-old Boysie sees no prospect other than returning to the estate to a life of ignorance, subservience and poverty. He is tormented that all his hopes and dreams will be locked forever in that grave. Or will fate be kinder to him andoffer the redemption that Mama so pleaded for?