Newly released in Kindle edition, supplementing the paperback edition.
“It nearly broke my heart when she sat next to me. She placed her arms around my waist with the soft touch of a shy, young girl. Her pale face, with strong, dimpled chin and hardened eyes, did not look directly at me, nor at anyone else for that matter. She sat in the still night air seeking to leave the serenity unthreatened.”
So begins “Maria”. If you ever thought refugees needed no help, this book will make you think again.