NOVEL: Room 100

  Forty years after a global pandemic, peace and prosperity in Middle East come at a cost—the sick and their descendants, as well as political exiles, are banished to the walled Quarantine Zone. Rabia is a young mother and the daughter of its powerful medical director, and when she threatens to expose her father’s corruption, … Read More »

NOVEL: The Story Thief

Born with blue skin, Elspeth Rummani is an outcast Palestinian Christian girl. In Arab folklore, blue is the color of magic, djinns, and protection against evil. In the upscale San Jose suburbs, it is just a medical condition, and it offers scant protection against a mother whose postpartum depression escalates into a mental breakdown. Elspeth’s … Read More »