Tosca Lee is the
multi award-winning, New York Times bestselling novelist of Demon: A Memoir, Havah: The Story of Eve, Iscariot, The Legend of Sheba, and The Books of Mortals series (Forbidden, Mortal, Sovereign) with New
York Times bestselling author Ted Dekker. She is best known for her exploration
of maligned characters, lyrical prose and meticulous research. Tosca received
her B.A. in English and International Relations from Smith College and has also
studied at Oxford University. A former first runner-up to Mrs. United States
and lifelong world adventure/traveler, Tosca makes her home in the Midwest. For
more on Tosca, please visit her website.
2014 Library Journal top pick The Legend
of Sheba releases in paperback May 19. Ismeni,
the FREE eBook prequel to The Legend of
Sheba is available anywhere eBooks are sold. Tosca’s previous novel, Iscariot, the first-hand story of the
infamous betrayer of Christ, won 2014 ECPA book of the year.
Sheba is dead and Bilqis, his exiled daughter, has gained the crown after a
desperate overland march and battle for the capital. Solomon, the brash
king of Israel famous for his wealth and wisdom, will not be denied the tribute
of the world—or the riches of Sheba. With the future of her nation at stake,
the one woman who can match wits with Solomon undertakes the journey of a
lifetime in a daring bid save her kingdom.
retelling of the legendary king and queen, and the nations that shaped history.
facts about Tosca
- This former first runner-up Mrs. United
States hates washing her hair and regularly posts candid working shots on her
Yes, she is usually wearing the same outfit two days in a row.
- Tosca’s mother is Caucasian and her
father is Korean. They were denied a marriage license on the basis of race in
1968. Growing up as a bi-racial child in the 70s, Tosca experienced racism
- Tosca is the stepmother to four kids
ages 11 (twins) to 19.
- As a classically trained ballerina, she
danced semi-professionally at the age of 14 until injuries took their toll and
sidelined career aspirations. The idea of writing novels came later, in
- Her first writing job was on the staff
of Smart Computing magazine in the early 90s. Yup, she’s a nerd.
- She is a boxing fan and loves to shoot
stuff—most notably, exploding targets. She also loves to fish. Cleaning fish,
not so much.