In 1940 Latvia, the Russian occupation is in, and high school graduation is out for Kārlis Pērkons and his friends.

Resisting the Communists by any means, from pagan rites to Molotov cocktails, Kãrlis fights to survive the Stalin vs. Hitler meat-grinder with his dream intact.

Book IV: Thunder Cross

Titles in The Linden Tree & the Legionnaire historical fiction series.

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Books I-III

Diana Mathur, Author

Kārlis Smiltens, Illustrator


Book II: Witch Hammer

and Latvian Legionnaire

In Progress

Book I: Article 58

A Latvian Tale of Blood & Treasure

Books I - III

The Ghastly Year

Book III: The Knock at Night