Secrets of the Summer House - 303 pages (Geheimen van het tuinhuis) 2021, Blossom Books, Vleuten, Netherlands
Suriname in 1870; slavery has been abolished for several years, the colony is entering a new era. The technical progress at the end of the 19th century applies in Suriname too. And in addition to still unaccustomed civil rights, there is already a call for more women's rights. At the same time, the arrival of indentured laborers from Asia is being prepared to replace the former enslaved.
The Black Lord - 525 pages, (De Zwarte Lord) 2009, KIT Publishers, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Regina Winter, a Dutch governess, goes to Suriname to educate a young black man who has inherited a plantation from his white father. Walther Blackwell is a dandy and is called mockingly ´The Black Lord`. The year is 1848, a year of revolution in Europe. The rise of socialism, the spirit of revolt, eventually reaches the Caribbean and Suriname.
Chastity - 224 pages, (Kuis) 2011, KIT Publishers, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Ramesh, a Hindustani goldsmith in modern Amsterdam is ordered to design a chastity belt for a girl whom he falls in love with. Since he has dedicated his chastity to the goddess Parvati, this is the start of an ordeal Ramesh has put himself into. A story about the unusual pact between spirituality and eroticism.
This book was the Literature reading choice in 2012 for high school students in Suriname and at Curacao.
Short Stories - 180 pages, Minnewake 2008, Ralicon, Paramaribo, Suriname
Ten short stories about love, beauty, poetry and art. Where dream and reality are entwining, creating mysterie and wonder.
Sky Dancer - 220 pages, (Luchtdanser) 2016, Pumbo, Netherlands
Sky Dancer is a thrilling Young Adult novel, which takes place in the multicultural setting of the city of Amsterdam, in the subcultures of freerunning, urban climbing and urban exploring.