Echoes of an Island

Echoes of an island book cover Credit: Karla Ingleton Darocas

Wander through the enchanting world of 1973 Roatan and Santa Helena through the eyes of a 12-year-old girl in Karla Ingleton Darocas´ novel Echoes of an Island: Memories of Roatan & Santa Helena. 

Mesmerised by the discoveries around her, the novel follows the heroine as she explores the distinctiveness of cultures, climates and life conditions of the mysterious Caribbean islands and her home country, Canada.

Experience the magic of this semi-fictional novel inspired by the detailed notes of the author’s grandmother. Karla breathes life into the past, immersing the reader in a journey of discovery where memories seamlessly intertwine with storytelling.

Karla Ingleton Darocas was born in Toronto and attended the University of Waterloo for a Bachelor of Arts in Fine Arts with Honours, specialising in film. There, her craft of storytelling elevated as studied Luis Buñuel and Salvador Dali and discovered her love for the Mediterranean. She has extensive years of experience working in journalism and has published nine successful books in the past.

Karla has been living in Spain since 2001, now residing in Benitachell and is dedicated to sharing the beauty and reality of the places which continue to shape her, and which with her art, can never be forgotten.

Read Echoes of an Island: Memories of Roatan & Santa Helena here.

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Written by

Anna Akopyan

Originally from Moscow, with Russian and Armenian origins, Anna has lived in Costa Blanca for over ten years. She is passionate about singing, acting and traveling.