Dancing in the Storm

Novel

This novel is very smart and elegant. At the first glance when reading, people will fall for the assumption that this is a romance novel, with an ordinary perspective, love triangle. This is seen in the initial chapters where Glen and Bram met with Ayuning and begin to grow the seeds of love between them. In the next chapter, triangular love feuds are obscured by conflicts that occur and are experienced by each character. Furthermore, in some parts, it was clearly shown how Glen and Ayuning’s relations continued to a quite serious level. However, the readers will gradually be led into the core of the conflict of this novel. ....



Dewfall

Novel

Dewfall is a story about a prince, named Dewabrata, who made a journey to find the magical flower utpala or the blue lotus, which can cure all hatred and bring back love to humanity. In his journey he met a beautiful princess Dewi Amba and they both fell in love. He also helped a village woman who later will become a warrior, named Wulandari. She loved Dewabrata, but gently he showed her that he already gave his promise to another woman. What Dewfall is actually all about? It is about a spiritual journey of every human being to find happiness and the purpose of his or her life on earth. Those are two things we want most as human beings: happiness and meaning. Dewfall will show us that the journey is unique to its individual as each one learns to see the spark of divinity in one’s soul. ....



My Name is Lazarus, Embracing the Whisper of Benevolence

Novel

This is an inspiring story of the conversion of Lazarus who raised by Jesus. The depth of reflection and the foresight to see the meaning behind events increasingly sharpens our inner side of the need for an awareness, that God provides the best for us. His Mercy is always wide open, unconditional and without bulkhead. Let’s learn from Lazarus.



Father Rahardi

Novel

Albertus Rahadi is a Javanese man cherished by his family for dedicating his life to priesthood. His family is overjoyed when he tells them he wants to join the seminary. For a devout Catholic family, having a priest from the family is a sign that God is pouring down His blessing to them. Above all this, Rahadi is a sharp-witted, strong, and gorgeous male. After being ordained as a priest, he is sent to study abroad. There, he meets Hildegard, a French girl, born and raised in Vietnam. Spending her hole life in Hanoi, Hilde has culturally been estranged from Europe, her parents’ homeland. Feeling lost after her father’s death, she seeks a foothold in the figure of Father Rahadi. Unfortunately, this physically and sexually attractive man vibrating with life is a Catholic priest, bound b ....



Virgins of Mendut

Novel

Mendut is a small village at Elo riverbank, Magelang, Central Java. It is remarkable place for those who know the history, learn from it, and enjoy its fruits. In 1908, there was a great Catholic dormitory for girls in Mendut. The girls who lived at dormitory consists of the students of kindergarten school, Hollandsch-Inlandsche School (HIS)or primary school, Meer Uitgebreid Lager Onderwijs (MULO) or high school and Kweekschool school or school for teachers. The Virgins of Mendut, a historical novel, is written based on the valid data and facts of life related to the first generation’s education of Catholic girls in the dormitory. This novel becomes a literary monument and perpetuates the history of the Catholic Church in Java before the beginning of World War II. By using simple but st ....