Sheraton Media

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Sheraton Media publishes the novels of Barbadian author Margaret Knight. Her 4 novels so far, 'Ginger Lily', Easter 'Lili', 'From Flying Fish to Kippers' and 'The Healing Tree', are all available as e-books at Smashwords. Her novels are an immensely enjoyable read and are based on the trials and tribulations, as well as the joys of family and social life in Barbados in the latter half of the 20th Century. Margaret's characters are wondefully drawn and she successfully integrates humour and wit with the serious issues of racial and class prejudice which pervaded Barbadian society at the time. Interracial relationships, which were very much frowned upon are central to her storylines.

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Who Killed the Lark
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 86,960. Language: English. Published: April 24, 2014 by Sheraton Media. Category: Fiction » Mystery & detective » Women Sleuths
Private detective Kate Parnell is determined to solve the mysterious murder of highly respectable and popular Barbadian socialite Ada Lark. Set against the colourful background of Barbados in the 1990s, the wild shenanigans of Kate’s twin sisters Belle and Fleur, her own budding romance with a local detective, and the strange disappearance of her housemaid, ensure there is never a dull moment.
The Healing Tree
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 88,500. Language: English. Published: March 24, 2014 by Sheraton Media. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
Margaret Knight's fast paced novel about interracial and inter-class love in the Barbados of the 1940s and 50s is set against the factual backdrop of the murder of Myra Greenland in 1948. There is plenty of drama and unexpected twists and turns to keep the reader guessing about the final outcome in the 1980s, when the full significance of the tree of the book's title becomes apparent.
From Flying Fish to Kippers
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 57,750. Language: English. Published: February 26, 2014 by Sheraton Media. Category: Fiction » Cultural & ethnic themes » Cultural interest, general
Set mostly in England just after World War II, Barbadian born ‘Trixie’ Ridger is unhappy that her parents have sent her to boarding school in England. Despite the culture shock, she finds an inner strength and resilience that carry her through. As usual, Margaret Knight peppers her fast moving storylines with the ever present spectre of racism that lay just below the surface in post war Britain.
Easter Lili
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 81,000. Language: English. Published: March 19, 2012 by Sheraton Media. Category: Fiction » Romance » General
A sequel to ‘Ginger Lily’, ‘Easter Lili’ charts the joys, trials and tribulations of family and social life in Barbados in the latter half of the 20th Century. With wonderfully drawn characters, author Margaret Knight integrates humour and wit with the serious issues of racial and class prejudice which pervaded Barbadian society at the time.
Ginger Lily
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Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 63,210. Language: English. Published: February 2, 2012 by Sheraton Media. Category: Fiction » Themes & motifs » Family sagas
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‘Ginger Lily’ charts the joys, trials and tribulations of family and social life in Barbados in the latter half of the 20th Century. With wonderfully drawn characters, author Margaret Knight integrates humour and wit with the serious issues of racial and class prejudice which pervaded Barbadian society at the time, and interracial relationships which were very much frowned upon.


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