It is a reflection on the characteristics of the heroes and villains in the Tolkien classic and what influence virtue and vice have in our own modern world. Ann gives us a glimpse into the Christian ethos that was fundamental to Tolkien’s life and work.
Her second book, ARAM, book one of The Deliverance Trilogy, was released almost a year later in December of 2011. ARAM is an adventure story with intense action and honest, in-depth heroes and villains. The reviews have been excellent: “A great book that is exciting and hard to put down.” -E. F. “This book was wonderful. It kept my attention and couldn’t put it down.” -C.W. “Excellent and thought provoking read!”-T.M. “ARAM was an imaginative, creative work. The book was action packed, not a dull page.” -Linda “I thoroughly enjoyed this book – it was hard to put down!” -bautem
Ann has articles published in the New Oxford Review and the Latin Mass. She recently won runner-up in fiction for ARAM in the 2011 Indie Publishing Contest. ARAM and The Road Goes Ever On have won the 2012 Catholic Writer’s Seal of Approval. ARAM is up for the CWG Arts and Letters Contest 2012-2013.
ARAM ‘s sequel book two of The Deliverance Trilogy, Ishtar’s Redemption – Trial by Fire, is now published as an Amazon Select e-book. The paperback version should be available soon. The final book in The Deliverance Trilogy, Neb the Great, is in the early editing stages now and should be available by summer of this year 2013. Ann will have notices about its development in her blogs.
Ann has a B. S. in Elementary Education and has taught in Milwaukee, WI, Chicago, IL, Los Angeles, CA, Wood River, IL and for Peace Corps in the Philippines. She is married to John Frailey who was an educator for many years. They have eight children and they home school while maintaining a mini-farm.
Ann devotes her time to writing books that delve into the deep questions of life while entertaining the reader with a honest reflections on the human condition. She is a grateful wife and mother and enjoys spending her time with her husband, children, family, and friends.
The final book of the trilogy – Neb the Great – Shadows of the Past is a story where the sins of the father are visited on the sons. Ammee and Gizah are expecting their first child when they discover that they share an ancient history – an ancestor who ruled a vast territory using ruthless power to enslave others. Before they can name their child they must know more about this haunting specter from their past and what shadows it still casts on their lives.
Ann’s publications may be purchased from AMAZON. Please visit their web site at:
THE DELIVERANCE TRILOGY
- Book One
ISHTAR’S REDEMPTION – Trial by Fire
NEB THE GREAT - Shadows of the Past - coming soon!