Forbidden Love

on July 30, 2014
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Did you know Romeo and Juliet was a much older story—older than Shakespeare led readers to believe? During his time, Shakespeare was exposed most likely to several pre-existing versions of the tale, most of them Italian stories. In one of the older Italian tales, author Luigi da Porto spins the story of the lovers, Giulietta… Read More

Shannon Leigh

Shannon Leigh

Shannon Leigh is a practicing registered nurse who graduated with a B.S.N. R.N. from the Indiana University School of nursing in May of 1996. She lives in Indiana with her husband, four sons, and two cats. When she's not chasing after her four rambunctious boys, she enjoys tole painting, drawing, reading, writing, and watching vampire flicks. Ranked number four in the nation for its B.S.N. R.N. program, Ms. Leigh graduated from Indiana University in 1996 with distinction, the top 10% of her class. Since graduation, she's concentrated on acquiring a broad range of nursing experience including Obstetrics, Pediatrics, Women's Care, Medical Surgical, and Occupational Health. She currently works as an Occupational Health Nurse Specialist at the U.S. Census Bureau in Indiana. Prior to college, Ms. Leigh attended Jeffersonville High School. During her senior year, she enrolled in college level English, which required in-depth writing projects and study of proper grammar usage. Although she never pursued publishing, she wrote several short stories that were read by her friends and classmates. Ms. Leigh has always enjoyed the paranormal genre and so has focused her writing endeavors there. In february 2002, her dream of being published became a reality when her first full-length novel, Immortal Desires, was released from DLSIJ Press. Her second full-length novel, More Than Prophecy, has just been released from Amber Quill Press. Ms. Leigh has begun work on its sequel, When Destiny Calls, and hopes to have it ready for editing soon.