James Conroyd Martin is an award-winning author of novels set in Poland. Although of Irish and Norwegian extraction, he has been embraced by the Polish community. The American Institute for Polish Culture presented him with their prestigious Gold Medal. The author is quick to point out that the stories of love, war, and survival appeal to everyone. Martin is a longtime teacher who lives in and teaches in the Chicago area.
Piers Anthony: "Original~not an ordinary haunt story." Hologram opens when Chicagoan Margaret Rockwell falls in love with a wonderful old Greek Revival home in Hammond, Indiana, and convinces hesitant husband Kurt that fate meant it for them. So begins a journey that will take them down a circuitous path fraught with the unknown—and danger.
Imagine a "Gone with the Wind" story in 1790s Poland with the characters of Scarlet and Melanie reversed! That's what the author found not so many years ago, when he opened a long-hidden diary and stepped back into a turbulent Europe. Anna Maria and Zofia now beckon you to join them on a heart-stopping experience that contains "all the sweep and romance of 'Gone with the Wind' and 'Doctor Zhivago'
"A gripping, transporting story." ~Kirkus Reviews
Winner of a GOLD MEDAL "IPPY" by the Independent Publishers Book Awards
Aleksy, a Tatar raised by a Polish peasant family, nurtures dreams of becoming a Polish winged hussar and of pursuing the Countess Krystyna, both impossible quests. One day he must choose which dream to pursue.