Giving Back

Qaanaaq, Greenland, almost as far north as you can go.

I wrote a blog post about giving back to Greenland, but posts disappear and I wanted to highlight the work of the Association for Greenlandic Children, hence the page.

I worked as a teacher in remote Arctic communities in Greenland, and fell in love with the spirit and drive of the Greenlandic kids I met in school, at the kaffemik (birthday parties), at local events, squeezed into helicopters, and, not least, at the school dog sledge race!

I’m giving back to the kids that made my life “interesting” (for interesting read equal parts inspiring and exasperating) through the sale of my novella The Heart that was a Wild Garden, featuring Constable David Maratse. I’m giving 100% of the royalties for sales of ebooks and paperbacks (and audiobooks on the way!) It’s also possible for readers and visitors to my page to give directly to the Association for Greenlandic Children via the link on the column to the right. Please be aware that the donation page is in Greenlandic and Danish.

But, if you haven’t read The Heart that was a Wild Garden allow me to present it here. This book is the 5th in the series of novellas (about 70 pages each) in which we follow Constable David Maratse prior to events in The Ice Star and Seven Graves, One Winter.

About The Heart that was a Wild Garden

When a young couple bring home a newborn baby, Police Constable David Maratse must take care of their challenging nine-year-old girl before the family self-destructs.

The Heart that was a Wild Garden is available from: