Jennifer Hatt was born in Halifax and raised in Liverpool, NS, earning her first writing award in high school for her short story of a family living in coal mining’s shadow. Eight years later, she and fellow editorial staff were awarded the 1992 Thomson Newspapers Award of Excellence, North America, for their coverage of the Westray Mine Disaster. Since 1992 Jennifer’s articles have appeared in trade and general interest magazines in Canada and overseas; she is also an active participant in Writers in the Schools, introducing youth to opportunities held within the written word. She lives in charmed chaos with her husband, three children, and one cat in New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, Canada.
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On the Scent of a Mandarin Moon
by Jennifer Hatt
Can love bloom in a war zone? It is winter 1970 and John Jacob Brandugan is in Vietnam, awash in a world of mud and brutal mortality. On leave in Hong Kong he meets Judy, an escort who reveals a new world in a rainbow of hope. As his leave draws to a close Jack must decide: will he stay? Will she go with him? Or are the chasm in cultures and colour of money too sharp to survive?
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