Kat Karpenko has had a varied writing career in technical writing, journalism, short stories. This, her first novel, originally started as a short story but with encouragement from her Mazatlan writer's group she expanded the concept to a two-part historical fiction. Born in Windsor, Ontario, she has also lived in Edmonton, Alberta, Bristol plus London, England, and Melbourne, Australia. However, she has spent most of her life in Nova Scotia where she worked in various administrative capacities at Dalhousie University in Halifax. Now retired, she divides her time between Mazatlán, Mexico and Canada.
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In Mahone Bay, Nova Scotia, Laura discovers love letters dated 1918, in her deceased grandmother’s house. Visitations by the resident spirit drive her to write the story of the lovers, Emma and Andrew, who met in Halifax after the largest man-made explosion in history before Hiroshima. What happened to them and Laura has unexpected resolutions in an action-packed, historical tale.
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