Beetiful designed the book cover for When the Robins Left, a speculative fiction novel by Hazel Bergen. It’s the first book in the Europa series.
With the rise of a fascist regime in Europa, Roosmarijn and her girlfriend Zayneb are desperate to flee persecution. Their escape from Amsterdam fails as they get separated and Roosmarijn is determined to reunite eight-year-old Tim with his mother.
When Roosmarijn is captured by the authorities her old friend Erik comes to the rescue. As a little white lie spirals into a web of deception, Erik may not turn out to be the hero he appeared. As Roosmarijn uncovers the plans of the new regime, she comes up against a battle of time and deception, confronted with the difficult choice of staying truthful to herself and knowing she may never see Zayneb again.
When the Robins Left is a suspense-filled speculative fiction novel that deals with themes of responsibility, identity, and guilt.
Hazel Bergen is an author based in the Deep South of New Zealand. She writes speculative fiction, short stories, long novels and anything in between. She creates realistic dystopian futures that provide challenging social commentary on the status quo. Her suspense-filled stories stay with you long after you have put them down.
When she is not writing, Hazel likes to go hiking in the Southern Alps or getting lost in the woods. Follow Hazel and find out when her next book comes out at www.hazelbergen.com and on www.facebook.com/hazelbergenauthor.