Bringing the World Characters who Love and Lose,  Fight Wrong with Right, and hope in times of despair

‚ÄčLauren Lee Merewether

A Desperate Girl,

A Daring Conquistador,

A Dangerous Rebellion,


One Extraordinary Journey

As a part of the Eric Hoffer Award, Blood of Toma is a Finalist for the Montaigne Medal awarded to the most thought-provoking novel. Blood of Toma is also one of five Finalists for the Next Generation Indie Book Award in Historical Fiction.