Dust Blowing and Other Stories
Twelve stories - from multi-award-winning author, Margaret Skea - Fish / Neil Gunn / Mslexia and Beryl Bainbridge Best First Time Author 2014
A varied collection spanning four continents and three centuries, the characters include an aid worker in Afghanistan, a mother in WW1 Germany, a girl who defies the Taliban, a father seeking to support his family in Kenya, an elderly lady facing eviction, and a young woman discovering her unknown past.
In these stories, the majority of which have won or been placed in international competitions, secrets are uncovered, actions have consequences, moral dilemmas are faced and heart-rending choices made. Together they provide a mix of despair and determination, sadness, and also hope.