Blossoms and Bayonets: A Story of Love, Faith and Courage under Japanese Occupation

Based on a true story, Blossoms & Bayonets is suffused with the tense atmosphere of World War II in the Pacific. The story lends an eyewitness perspective to events as they unfold for one family in Korea, revealing an era of nuance and complexity. The result is a work that speaks volumes about the power of faith. More

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Words: 118,230
Language: English
ISBN: 9780988494008
About Jana McBurney-Lin

Jana lived in Asia for fifteen years. She wrote for media in seven countries, including National Public Radio, Writer's Digest, Hemispheres (United Airlines), Islands Magazine, Singapore Straits Times, Japan Times and dozens of others. She was an editor at ALC Publishing in Tokyo when she met her husband, a native of southern China. They then lived in Singapore, frequently visiting his family in Fujian province, China.

Jana now lives in the Santa Cruz mountains of California with her husband and four children. She's a dedicated participant in the Bay Area writing community, having served five years as President of the Peninsula Branch of the California Writer's Club. She also founded the Writers Camp for Kids and volunteers annually in the local schools to teach creative writing.

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