"Russ’s passion for empowering women shines on every page. The ladies of the Zenobia series are compelling, powerful from the inside out, and an inspiration to readers of all ages.” -Lorrisa Julianus,Published playwright & SAG-AFTRA performer.
Against the exotic backdrop of ancient Syria, a precocious girl trains as a warrior, fights for justice, and discovers her powers as she matures into a wily and beautiful woman. Aided by family, mentors, and lovers, this real-life WonderWoman’s adventures prepare her to rise against the Roman Empire as history’s greatest warrior queen.
ZENOBIA - BIRTH OF A LEGEND
In the 3rd century a girl of uncommon abilities was born in the desert wilderness of Syria. Rescued from death by her courageous mother, Zenobia masqueraded as a boy to stay alive. She grew up to become one of the toughest, deadliest women who ever lived.
The first book in the series traces Zenobia’s life from age nine to fifteen, setting the stage for her amazing rise to power. It includes the beginnings of her legend and her budding romances.
No one who reads her captivating story will ever forget Zenobia!
ZENOBIA - CHALLENGING A LEGEND
The continuing saga of the deadly young warrior who will one day challenge Rome for the supremacy of her world.
As the dynamic girl continues her education in Egypt, for a time she is diverted from her warrior path. Complicating Zenobia’s life is a budding romance with her brilliant and charismatic instructor. The challenge – he is the scholar, she the warrior. Can they blend their worlds to become the most exciting couple in Alexandria?
Learning of a slave trade in kidnapped young women, Zenobia determines to free the oppressed. Warrior skills will not be enough. Her new challenge – to become a pirate, then a temptress in her fight for justice.