Exciting News

I’ve signed on with local Desert Palm Press to publish The Weaver’s Daughter, my contemporary immigration story about Ixchel, a Maya girl from the Yucatan, who travels across the northern border of Mexico to find her father in Los Angeles. The book will be out by September. This will be a first for Desert Palm … More Exciting News


Children’s author and friend Linda Covella has posted an interview with me about my book Toto’s Tale and True Chronicle of Oz. It’s on her blog at lindacovella.com, along with many other author interviews she’s done.

The Double Crossing

The Double Crossing is my first historical fiction. I’ve always loved to read books based on true historical events, but haven’t written it before even though research is one of my favorite parts of writing, for all of my books. The MS St. Louis left Hamburg in May 1939 with over 900 Jewish refugees on … More The Double Crossing

Toto’s Tale Review

I loved this review posted on Net Galley December 20th by Delainie Hanson, educator: “My 3rd grade daughter read this soon after reading The Wizard of Oz. She loved reading the story from Toto’s perspective. She kept comparing and contrasting the two books and even used to a Venn diagram! She says that she told … More Toto’s Tale Review