books growing up, my profession introduced me to writings and authors from
times long past.
Through my studies and teaching, I fell in love with the
Ancient and Medieval Worlds. Now, I hope to inspire young readers and those
Young-at-Heart to read more through my Tales and Legends for Reluctant Readers
set in these worlds.
Ancient Egypt, Rosa discovers that finding Hesena if not all she must do and is
not as easy as she thought it would be, even though she carries part of the
lost queen in her soul. She must also keep out of the reach of the living
Horemheb—who crosses mortal boundaries using Seth’s evil magic—if she is to
stay alive to make it back
for my own peace of mind.
from the wall. A crooked smile appears on his face. He takes a couple of steps
forward, reaches out and touches me.
and dives into my stomach. I snatch my hand back and grab my belly with both
hands. The burning sensation knocks my knees out from under me. I slump to the
floor, still leaning on the wall. The room spins, and my head swims. Tears
mixed with stars blur my vision so there is no focusing. Not enough air in
here; my chest tightens as if the lungs inside are ready to explode.