Alexia Montibon-Larsson was born in southern California and grew up in a busy household of creative individuals in an area known as the Inland Empire. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in art with a minor in art history from the University of Southern California. She has always enjoyed writing and loves reading fiction, non-fiction, memoirs, poetry and history. Forged In Fire, which was co-authored with her mother, Rita Tomoko Montibon, is her first self-published work. Alexia and her husband live and work in Los Angeles.
Happy to share this wonderful, beautifully put-togther blog post on Forged In Fire from Liz Madrid!:
I am excited that Forged In Fire is now available on Smashwords for e-pub readers! For Kindle owners, it is also available on Amazon. Special shout-out Liz Madrid (http://lizmadridauthor.com) who generously offered to format Forged In Fire for e-book. Thank you, Liz!! Please visit her site: http://www.lizmadridauthor.com
Please visit my new Author Page where links to all things Forged In Fire-related can be found: http://www.alexiamontibon.com/AlexiaSite/Author_Page.html
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Forged In Fire is the true story of a young girl's experience of World War II in Tokyo, Japan. Narrated by Rita Tomoko Montibon, it provides a rare glimpse into what life was like before the war and takes the reader on a journey through wartime as well as the American Occupation years that followed. Personal photographs, illustrations, references and resources enhance the reader's participation.