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A sad Chopin waltz

You will dance with it to love, war & memory

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He is a man you can easily fall in love with! But he has forever closed off his heart to romance! He finds solace only in music. Winter can't help but wonder why he's so eager to teach her to dance. But she recognises her good fortune. When she recounts

his story, she is overcome with emotion and longs for the kind of bond they once shared.

Inspired by the WW2 Paris Romance WINTER PALE, this Historical Fiction short story delves deeper into the personality of Louis, the pianist of 'The Golden Doe', a romantic, an idealist, and, above all, a sensitive soul . It will leave you feeling inspired and moved by its aesthetic allusions, music, dance, and abundance of emotion, while also leaving you with subtle concerns about important issues in human history and society that can be answered only by your individual perspective.

Ideal for fans of the ambiance and setting of The War in our Hearts, Promise at Dawn, and At Swim, Two Boys, it can be read on its own or as a companion to the historical romantic adventure of Winter Pale.

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Letter from a failed assassin

A short story of resistance and love

"Standing right next to him, I caught a glimpse of his feverish stare upon your face and felt the heat radiating from his fingers as they brushed your cheek; I knew at that moment trouble was brewing."

There is genuine camaraderie and confidence between Oberstleutnant von H. and SS Major Friedrich von Stielen, who runs the Intelligence Service in occupied Paris. The Oberstleuntant himself, however, is a member of High Command with a secret mission and a duty that cannot be discussed with anybody outside the inner circle. Because of this, he is faced with an impossible choice: he must convince his friend either to act against his heart's desire or be willing to put the love of his life in danger. 

From a minor character in WINTER PALE, but a key figure in one of the most famous acts of resistance in WWII history, comes this contemplative, insightful, and honest confession.

Anchor Those Poems

Those poems of winter

Poetic inspirations of Winter Pale. An anthology.

Five poems from Father's scrapbook and three more from Fred's favourites make up this anthology of original and translated poetry that inspired WINTER PALE. A heartwarming and thought-provoking read for gurus and novices of the verse.

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A Winter Pale
Photobook & Journal 2023

Your inspirational companion throughout the year, and a beautiful gift for your book-, art-, & travel- addict friends.

Twelve months, twelve plus images of Paris, accompanied by related excerpts from Marina Koulouri's Historical novel WINTER PALE, make up this romantic and inspiring journal for fans of reading who like their stories dwelling in them long after they have finished a book.

The images have undergone AI creative editing to resemble actual paintings, varying between different styles and artistic movements.

The journal comprises monthly calendars, week-by-week monthly to-do lists, each month's self-love reminder, and notes pages, as well as future log, and contacts pages.

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