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The Lithuanian-born writer Gediminas Trimakas is the author of three novels, Deer CreekWinter Reeds and Morning Light published under the pen name Holland Kane. He has completed a memoir, Car Palace, that will be released under his Lithuanian name in 2017.

Please visit him at his new web site and at

He spent his childhood in Europe and his teenage years in New York City. He served with distinction in the US Army Signal Corps. Since leaving the service he fled the guilty pleasures and minor sins of corporate life, jousted with journalism, edited a literary magazine, flirted with bankruptcy, and prospered as an entrepreneur. His wife, Donna, his date since she turned 16 years old, says they overcame tribal instincts, struggled over faith, blundered into occasional folly, but  for the most part were successful together.

Copies of Winter Reeds and Morning Light are now available for media and blog reviews. Please use the Contact form to request either a paperback or e-book edition.

Media Assistance:


Deer Creek Media Kit

Winter Reeds Media Kit

Morning Light Media Kit


The paperback and ebook editions of Winter Reeds and Morning Light  are  now available at Author’s Central: Holland Kane on Amazon

Several helpful reviews are posted on the Winter Reeds and Morning Light web pages.

Reviews For Morning Light:

A “story of loss, ethics and forbidden love.” –Kirkus Reviews

“Kane weaves a threnody of desire and guilt…battle between love and lust…provides enjoyable reading;” (full review here.)  Publishers Weekly

In this exploration of a modern woman’s search for love and fulfillment, Holland Kane sheds light on the dark places our dreams can carry us, places we never meant to go.” Carol Orlockaward-winning novelist.

“a poignant novel…examines long-buried memories and unsolved mysteries…[that] comes full circle from loss and longing to passionate, obsessive love and, eventually, a sense of self.” D. Donovan, Midwest Review of Books

 “…beautifully written novel!” Sara Strauss

“Morning Light explores the shadow side of intimacy–the insecurities, fears and jealousies that gnaw away at relationships…we can’t help but identify with the push/pull of their lives as they move through this well paced, engaging read.” Jeanette LoCurto

Holland Kane creates characters you care about deeply who then drive you crazy. Edgy, original, well-written.” Stefanie Marlis, Poet 

“A moving story.” D. Donovan, Midwest Review of Books


Reviews For Winter Reeds 

“Kane spins a fascinating web of discoveries and intrigue, and the surprises don’t stop until the very end.”  Kirkus Reviews. “A gripping tale of how some secrets can’t be buried.” –Kirkus Reviews (click here for the full review)

“A powerful first novel…many threads of intrigue…Don’t expect easy answers or predictable conclusions.” D. Donovan, Midwest Review of Books

“In a novel filled with intrigue and mystery, Holland Kane has a woven dark enchantment – one you won’t want to escape.” Carol Orlock, award-winning novelist

“Kane shows sensitivity to language and story in this revealing book – I couldn’t put it down.” Ina Bray, librarian and former chair of the King County Arts Commission

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