About the Author
Daria?s first novel, Defenders of the Universe (Houghton Mifflin 1993), a middle grade adventure, was listed in the 1994 edition of Children?s Books of the Year and was nominated for the Oklahoma Sequoyah Children?s Book Award of 1995-96, the Florida Sunshine State Young Readers Award of 1995-6 and for the 1997-98 Utah Book Awards. It?s listed in the Sixth Edition of Best Books for Children. Glory Song (Templar Books 2001) is a young adult medieval adventure. Daria wrote the background/instructional booklet for the The Templar Tarot (Inspire by Design, 2001). Daria has read tarot cards for many years and she is a member of SCBWI and the Author?s Guild.