Rye, Victoria, Australia (PRWEB) September 29, 2011
A young Dutch boy grows up in WW2 during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands. The tragedy of war and the work of the Resistance, the unexpected tragic loss of his father and emigration to Australia with his mother and stepfather takes its toll on the boy when he realizes what he must do to survive. Readers can follow his journey to manhood in Creeping Shadows, a novel by Klaas Kalma.
At 13, Jobe is in despair when he finds out that he has been abandoned by his mother to work for his keep on a Dairy farm. Farm life turns out to be hard and cruel at times. He soon realizes his destiny is in his own hands and that there is no one he can turn to. Under dramatic circumstances involving a confrontation with a paedophile he escapes the country life and moves back to the city. He finds work at the local abattoirs a tough and uncompromising work place. Jobe is suddenly drawn into murder crime drugs and betrayal.
A woman goes missing. A worker at the abattoirs is found with his throat cut. There is a man who likes young girls. Is there a connection? Does Jobe have a future or will his family and the people around him drag him down? Readers can unravel the answers as they immerse in this fast-moving sweeping tale full of intrigue drama and suspense. Creeping Shadows will keep them on the edge of their seats from the first page until the very last.
This book will be featured at the 2011 Frankfurt Book Fair in Frankfurt, Germany, on October 12-16, 2011.
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About the Author
Klaas Kalma has appeared on national television in his role as sport psychologist. He has written articles for leading sport magazines and books on Sport Psychology. Mr. Klaas is an accredited Psychotherapist and Counsellor, member of APS and has majors in Psychology and Fine Art from Melbourne University. As an artist and writer, he travels extensively and calls Rye Vic Australia his permanent home.
Creeping Shadows * by Klaas Kalma
Publication Date: July 11, 2011
Trade Paperback; AU$29.99; 395 pages; 978-1-4628-4605-4
Trade Hardback; AU$49.99; 395 pages; 978-1-4628-4606-1
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