My name is Carolyn and my game is forever sorting out dead relatives, and writing about our discovery. A passion for genealogy and writing led me to complete my non-fiction book, "Who's Your Daddy? A Guide to Genealogy from Start to Finish."
My newest book in the style of best-selling Lonely Planet or Fodor's books, TO ISRAEL, WITH LOVE, is now available in large color format as well as 6x9 black and white. Readers explore the heart of the Middle Eastern mysteries, such as the Dead Sea region to the oasis of Ein Gedi, ancient Masada, and of course, one of the world’s oldest natural spas. Nazareth, Jericho, Masada, and Bethlehem are covered in day trips from both Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, perfect for those who want to immerse themselves in the region’s religious history. Learn secrets of holy sites for three of the world’s major religions, in the spirit of Rick Steve's travel.
One verified purchase Amazon customer review states: "In the tradition of V.S. Naipul, Carolyn Leonard brings us "To Israel, With Love." For anyone seeking a guide book to Israel as a prepatory guide, Leonard has written "that book." Dually, she brings us in Naipul's tradition, a literary guide with historical insight rendered as that of a historian of this ancient Land. Even if you are an avowed homebody, this is a fascinating read and a book I could not put down."
As contributor to the to the best-seller “In Their Name,” a state-endorsed book on the Murrah Federal Building bombing in Oklahoma City, and commissioned writer more than 14 years for Persimmon Hill, the award-winning magazine of the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, my life is all about writing. Formerly a rural newspaper editor and general manager, and later the editor of a national award-winning employee magazine, I just can't stop hitting the computer keys.
Hobbies of flower gardening, photography, genealogy, travel, computer networking, writers meetings, friends, family and grandchildren habitually interfere (briefly) with my writing - and not necessarily in that order.