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Jacqx’s articles are inspired by true stories, her journey as a writer of her debut novel, Rogues and Vagabonds; and reviews on books, films, and theatre productions.

The Freedom Circus by Sue Smethurst book cover- Jacqx book review
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The Freedom Circus book review

The Freedom Circus by Sue Smethurst is a riveting biography of Sue’s grandparents-in-law, Mindla and Kubush Horowitz’s escape from Hitler’s genocide of Jews. Old Photographs and Brightly Coloured Nail Polish

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From Hero to Zero

From Hero to Zero is the incredible, true story of Captain Rod Lovell’s unbelievable castigation for doing the very thing he was paid to do – keep his passengers safe.

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Rainbows Through Cobwebs

Rainbows Through Cobwebs covers the topic of grief in its many forms. From grieving over the death of a loved one, including pets, to grieving over the loss of your identity

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Fifty Years of Silence by Jan Ruff-O’Herne - Jacqx Book Review
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Fifty Years of Silence

Fifty Years of Silence is the memoir of Jan Ruff-O’Herne, a war rape survivor. The book begins by describing Jan’s idyllic childhood in Dutch colonial Indonesia. The picture she painted

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Another Man's War by Sam Childers - Jacqx Book Review
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Another Man’s War

Another Man’s War is the true story of Sam Childers’ 15 year battle to save the children of Southern Sudan. I had the privilege of meeting Sam Childers when he

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The Boy Who Wouldn't Die - Jacqx Book Review
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The Boy Who Wouldn’t Die

David Nyuol Vincent was the boy who wouldn’t die. His story of fleeing war-torn Southern Sudan with his father is captivating. It is written in a matter-of-fact way, void of

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Sizzling at Seventy by Lyn Traill - Jacqx Book Review
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Sizzling at Seventy

Lyn Traill has courageously spoken out about her severe abuse as a child at the hands of the people she was supposed to trust to love and protect her. As

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