Forgiveness of Blood
"In northern Albania a teenage brother and sister are physically and emotionally trapped in a cycle of violence, a result of their father's entanglement with a rival clan over a piece of land."
"Nade is an honest, hard-working elementary school teacher struggling to keep her life together. With the home she shares with her husband and young daughter on the brink of repossession and no money to her name, Nade resorts to measures her former self, untouched by the realities of economic desperation and moral compromise, would have found depraved."
"Follows three generations of women in the final years of the People's Republic of Bulgaria and the early years of the new government. Dreaming of the west, Boryana, determined not to have a child in a communist Bulgaria is blessed with a child. The child, Viktoria, is missing a belly button and declared the country's Baby of the Decade. Boryana takes care of Viktoria until she's 9, and then they push away from each other. Can they be brought together in this hard time?"
"They call him 'Moth', a hard-luck brawler paroled after serving time for a murder he didn't commit and turned loose into a city decayed by twenty years of Communism. But in an asphalt jungle that makes its own laws, Moth must now battle his way through a cast of killers, con men, agents, outcasts, old partners and his former lover turned ultimate femme fatale. Tonight, one man will stop at nothing to correct the crimes of the past, or die trying."