Emmajin’s first-person narrative will capture readers with its scenes of adventure and its vivid depiction of a capable young woman in a time of change. The battle scene is realistically brutal, and the love scenes are subtly written, but the most involving element of the storytelling is Emmajin’s ongoing struggle to forge her own way.”
Dori's historical novel, Daughter of Xanadu, is set in China at the time of Marco Polo. She has also written a business book about Starbucks Coffee, a children's book, and an oral history collection. Now based in Seattle, she worked many years as a journalist...