Robin Elizabeth Kobayashi writes about love and the eccentricities of life in a historical context. She takes delight in the sublime and the ridiculous, the extraordinary and the everyday, the magical and the mystical, and the wisdom that can be extracted from it all. During the day, in her more serious moments, she works as a senior legal writer and editor for a leading global publisher and provider of information and technology committed to advancing the rule of law around the world.
In this Christmas novella set in the year 1818, a plucky little girl named Sofia-Elisabete must contend with a mischievous ghost at Rosings, an English manor-house. Why does a furious Lady Catherine blame the girl for all of the ghost’s pranks? Will our girl hero, with the help of her father, Colonel Fitzwilliam, uncover the real secret of the Rosings Ghost and put an end to its tricks?
Published: June 12, 2018.
Fiction » Coming of age
In 1815, a 5-year-old girl searches for Utopia in a post-Napoleonic Europe. The girl, an abandoned love child, finds and then loses her beloved father. Will they ever find each other again? A touching tale of heartache told through a child’s eyes with truth, love, humor and a bit of magic.
Darcy and the gang as you’ve never seen them before—in this, a poignant and hilarious variation of Pride and Prejudice. Love child? Duels? Opium eating? Thievery? Disguises? What if the main characters in Pride and Prejudice misbehaved in ways that revealed their eccentricities, their strengths and their weaknesses and made them even more human, more real to us?