Jodie Lane is an avid amateur historian, combining her love of travel and adventure with fascinating stories from the past. Brisbane based, she studied a variety of modern history at the University of Queensland, and loves to read a wide range of historical and science fiction.
Her travels have taken her all over the world: she has lived and taught English in China and Romania, backpacked through Europe and South America, and holidayed in the Middle East, Central America, South East Asia, New Zealand and South Africa. She speaks basic Spanish as a second language and her sport of choice is aerial tissu—training with the Vulcana Women's Circus in Brisbane.
"Turning Points" is a time travel adventures series visiting pivotal historical events and exploring an exciting new future for humanity, beginning with The Siege of Masada, Transylvanian Knight and To Kill An Emperor.
"The Job" and “Naughty Zombies” are additional works that can be found in the Australian Pen anthology Obliquity, with “The Time-Traveller’s Date” in Australian Pen 2: Futurevision. You can find out more via www.jodielane.com or like her Facebook page www.facebook.com/authorjodielane.
Pulled from Renaissance Italy, former peasant Benedetta brings a friendship with master artist Leonardo da Vinci . . . and an unprecedented ability to change destiny, aided by her new partner, the Viking Ivar. But it is not easy to reconcile the past and the present, and the time refugees have their own plans for their new world.
Weaving together time travel, quantum mechanics, Templars, and outlaws, acclaimed author Rebecca Ore delivers a powerful tale of intrigue and possibility, and the fight to be free.