Ann Henrietta Barlow was born in Dumfries, Scotland and moved to England at the age of 14.
She has traveled extensively and has become familiar with many different cultures.
Ann currently lives between Stavanger, Norway and Dubai with her husband Guy.
When did you first start writing?
I started when I was very young writing plays that I used to perform with my brothers and sisters in our back garden.
What's the story behind your latest book?
The Sacrifice, is the last in the series of The Guardians Chronicles. The story begins in a small country village where Sahara Driver, a seemingly ordinary girl, must leave everything behind and set off on a journey that leads her to understand that we are not alone in this world. From this humble beginning Sahara is capitulated into the world of the Guardians and from there on in she finds herself in a constant battle against evil.
Sahara discovers that her plan to rid the world of Barak has gone wrong. Go’el’s new found power has changed the young Guardian, but not in the way that was foreseen. Barak fooled them all and is in the background trying desperately to take hold of the power his son now possesses, leaving Sahara with a choice. Save Go'el or let Barak become the most powerful being in the Universe.
Unable to accept Romero’s advice to put the past behind her Sahara seeks vengeance on Barak after the devastating event in Dubai. Go’el, determined to fulfill his destiny as pertained by ancient scrolls found in Tibet, uses Sahara in an elaborate plan to get the other Guardians approval to fulfill his goal and to satisfy his own need for revenge against Barak, and to be reunited with his mother.
Barak makes an appearance and hints something big is afoot. A forbidden romance will shock Sahara.
The world still in turmoil Barak makes his move robbing mankind of faith leaving the human race lost and angry. Trying to rectify the situation results in a catastrophic event but still not content Barak takes a final act of vengeance on Go'el. Now Sahara wants to destroy him at any cost.
It all begins in a small village in Clayton, where a seemingly ordinary girl must leave everything behind and set off on a journey that leads her to understand that we are not alone in this world. Her name is Sahara, and her only friend is a voice from within, leading her towards the unknown. Now Sahara must prepare to do what must be done before mankind is thrown back into the dark ages.