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  • 'Casa Nova' Van Gerry

    By Gerald Mingay Oldham

    Our Price: $17.50
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781456574857
    • Publisher: Createspace
    • Published: May 2011
    The Romance betwen a young British soldier, a Palestinian Arab girl and her family.The story begins in 1953 Jerusalem at 'The Casa Nova Hotel'; and comes to a full resolution in a Nassau, Bahamas Hotel with the same name: 'Casa Nova'. The Novel reviews the beliefs, prejudices, virtues and mores of clashing cultures during a period of Middle East and World crisis. The characters interact to their personal trials and national problems as they move through various countries, and try to resolve the nature of their 'love'.
  • Smudge-Pot Tales

    By Van Gerry

    Our Price: $16.00
    • Format: Paperback
    • ISBN-13: 9781460949801
    • Publisher: Createspace
    • Published: April 2011
    Stories from the hearts of Bahamians who live, love and laugh on the 700 islands and cays of an archepelago rainbowing south across the 'Shallow Sea'from the edge of the Gulf Stream to Hispaniola.'Gloaming' is story-telling time in the 'settlements' of each island. Families and friends sit, eat, drink and yarn on the stoops of their colonial cottages, and smoke from smudge-pots keep mosquitoes and sand-flies at bay.Imaginations, alive with tales of 'alcoholic hogs'; 'Arawak Warriors';'loving dolphins; and 'ghastly ghosts' drift in the swirling haze, and the ambience holds innumerable audiences spell-bound.Pick up the book and catch a laugh with 'young Joe and Archie'; cringe as the 'Deveaux hound' gnashes his teeth at your heels; work on your MBA, as the 'Entrepreneurs' give their 'instruction' on 'business - Bahamian style; and shed a couple of tears at 'Old Tom's Landing'. You're in good company, so 'be no more a stranger'.

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