Hope Ann likes to think of herself as a dragon-riding, griffin-taming founder of worlds and explorer of legends. In reality, she’s the oldest sister of eight siblings and works with troubled teenagers at Caribbean Mountain Academy.
Alongside learning Spanish and adventuring in the Dominican Republic, she writes a wide range of fantasy. Fueled by experience, relationships, and constant learning, she works to provide an escape from the grind of normal life through fiction and her blog.
Day to day life involves staying up too late, reading, researching stab wounds, and struggling to remember the difference between ‘effect’ and ‘affect’. She is the self-published author of over seven fantasy books, a writing coach, and the newsletter manager for Story Embers.
When Elissa sets off in search of her brother, the last thing she expects is to be trapped in safety while a raging war threatens her family. Despite her inability to leave her strange host, she is determined to save those she loves from the rebels, no matter the cost.