The Offended

In 1989, following the 1988 publication of The Satanic Verses, Ayatollah Khomeini of Iran accused the author, Salman Rushdie of blasphemy and issued a fatwa ordering Muslims to kill him. This sparked worldwide protests, threats, violence, and bombings of bookstores. Rushdie issued an apology, to no avail, and ultimately went into hiding. Many years have … More The Offended

A Great Review

I am humbled and honoured by this posting from Catherine Brown in Australia. Just finished reading “Geckos and Guns” by a Canadian author, Sharon Bazant. It is a real page turner and beautifully written. For anyone that has lived in Islamabad, travelled through Pakistan, either as an ex-pat, tourist, missionary, or on a diplomatic posting, … More A Great Review

My Marketing Journey

In the past few months, I have been busy marketing and promoting my latest book, Geckos & Guns: The Pakistan Years. I have to admit that this is hard work for me. Writing is my passion and, even on days when my muse is not speaking to me, I always find something to write about. … More My Marketing Journey

Another Great Review

Here is the latest review of Geckos & Guns: The Pakistan Years. If you haven’t purchased your copy yet, now is a good time to get it. If you enjoy reading my memoir please recommend it to your friends. Reviews are always welcome too! Happy reading. 5.0 out of 5 stars Pakistan – A Canadian Expat’s … More Another Great Review