Category: Romance

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My Fraternal Twin’s Story

On the last week of April I’m running a 99c(US) and 99p(UK) promotion of my one and only novel: THE SEX TOURIST The regular price of my book is $3.99. My sororal twin sister, Lily, was a sex worker. She was about to quit for a better life when she was brutally murdered. Book One was written by Lily, and it could be read … Read More My Fraternal Twin’s Story

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Emily Brontë and the Greatest Hungarian Poet

Emily Brontë and Sándor Petőfi lived their lives in the same decades of the 19th century. However, at the time Hungary and England were a world apart. The two poets never knew about each other. The most beautiful English poems of the century were penned by Emily Brontë. Similarly, arguably the greatest Hungarian poet was Sándor Petőfi. They both died very young, only a … Read More Emily Brontë and the Greatest Hungarian Poet

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Nicky’s Navel-Gazing – Part 4 of 4 – Stigma

Society condemns girls like this. I would lie if I said that I’ve never formed a negative opinion of those girls who “function” as mistresses. But of course if a human being gains more experience, if life pushes the individual into unwanted circumstances which she has great difficulty to struggle her way out of, her opinion and view changes. This happened to me too. … Read More Nicky’s Navel-Gazing – Part 4 of 4 – Stigma

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Nicky’s Navel-Gazing – Part 3 of 4 – His Mind

I’ve been left alone; as always. How could he step out the door so relaxed? I’m waving at him from my window with a melancholic smile on my face. What could be on his mind while he’s driving home? Does he have his own dark abyss too? What is he going to say at home? How could he hide the aftershocks of this emotional … Read More Nicky’s Navel-Gazing – Part 3 of 4 – His Mind

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Nicky’s Navel-Gazing – Part 2 of 4 – My Mind

Welcome to the second part. Click here if you haven’t read Part 1 – The Situation. I think about this a lot. Why did this happen? How did I get into this mess? And why can’t I get out of it? Why don’t I have the power to move on? Why can’t my mind rule my heart? These are the questions which I ask … Read More Nicky’s Navel-Gazing – Part 2 of 4 – My Mind

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Nicky’s Navel-Gazing – Part 1 of 4 – The Situation

If you read THE SEX TOURIST already, you know who Nicky is. If not, you can still enjoy reading this standalone, independent “spin-off” presented in four parts. I’m posting these for the next four weeks on every Monday.  He is looking deep into my eyes; constantly. As he stares at me with his crow’s feet, which are like the patterns of capillaries around his … Read More Nicky’s Navel-Gazing – Part 1 of 4 – The Situation

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Three Quotations from Charlotte Brontë’s “Jane Eyre”

On its first trip to the US, the manuscript of “Jane Eyre” is on loan to the Morgan Library & Museum in New York. The exhibition “Charlotte Brontë: An Independent Will” has opened today, September 9, 2016. April 21st this year was the bicentenary of Charlotte Brontë and I celebrated it in style. On Charlotte’s 200th birthday I uploaded the polished, edited and proofread … Read More Three Quotations from Charlotte Brontë’s “Jane Eyre”

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Can You Spot FIVE Subtle Differences on Wuthering Heights?

  As the bicentenary of Emily Brontë approaches, for a chance to win a signed copy of THE SEX TOURIST together with a hardcover edition of Wuthering Heights from Emily Brontë (used, but in very good condition) all you have to do is to participate in two rounds (one this week and the other one next week) of spotting five subtle differences between two … Read More Can You Spot FIVE Subtle Differences on Wuthering Heights?

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The 5 Most Romantic Places to Find a Partner

Finding that special someone who you will share your time, your emotions and your dreams can be really challenging.  With the rising popularity of internet dating, time constraints and the limited number of places there are to frequent means that meeting people has become significantly harder. A good way to know where to meet someone is to go places that you would plan to … Read More The 5 Most Romantic Places to Find a Partner