Contemporary Fiction

Turkish street

Shackled

In 1966, Kelly is finishing her sabbatical in southern Turkey, a place that wold disrupt her life forever. More

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“And now we’re hugging and laughing, and neither of us will say it: Everything will be okay. But only for me.”  More

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