Artist, Writer, and Designer in San Francisco, CA
The novel "Baby Snakes" has won the 2019 annual Pinnacle Book Achievement Award for Literary Fiction.
Winner of 2023 Book Excellence Award for Historical Fiction
"This was written with the style and grace of a classic novel -- reading it feels like unearthing an ancient treasure... This is a beautiful story with extravagantly beautiful language..."
"Sensual in spirit, sensational in action, witty in intellect… Dark humor and an evocative tone underlie a thoroughly engaging plot that will keep readers turning page after page to discover what happens next.
An engaging look into the past filled with suspense and intrigue carried by a uniquely original voice. Highly recommended!"
~ BOOK EXCELLENCE
About the Author:
Born in New York City, raised in London and Calcutta by an Ancient Great Aunt, the author misspent her youth devouring books on medical and military history, absorbing the Classics, and listening to first-hand tales of the Raj from antique relatives. Each side of her family has a four century history in East India as tea planters, in shipping, and in the military.
A long-time biographee of Marquis Who's Who, she served for thirty-five years as the Charge Scenic Artist of the Tony Award winning American Conservatory Theater and an additional six years as a scenic artist of the San Francisco Opera.