The Uber Imaginative Tosca Lee

by Yvonne Lehman

Tosca Lee is the
multi award-winning, New York Times bestselling novelist of Demon: A Memoir, Havah: The Story of EveIscariotThe 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.  

Ismeni
2015 ECPA book of the year finalist and
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.

The Legend of Sheba
960 BC. The king of
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.
An explosive
retelling of the legendary king and queen, and the nations that shaped history. 

Fun
facts about Tosca
  • This former first runner-up Mrs. United
    States hates washing her hair and regularly posts candid working shots on her
    Facebook Writer-Cam.
    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
    first-hand.
  • 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
    college.
  • 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. 
Yvonne Lehman is an award-winning, best-selling author of more than 3,000,000 books in print, who founded and directed the Blue Ridge Mountains Christian Writers Conference for 25 years, is now director of the Blue Ridge “Autumn in the Mountains” Novelist Retreat. She mentors for the Christian Writers Guild. She earned a Master’s Degree in English from Western Carolina University and has taught English and Creative Writing on the college level. Her latest releases include eight ebooks for Barbour’s Truly Yours line and a Harlequin/Heartsong series set in Savannah GA: The Caretaker’s Son, Lessons in Love, Seeking Mr. Perfect, (released in March, August, & November 2013). Her 50th novel is Hearts that Survive – A Novel of the TITANIC