About the author

Mary Ting

<p>International Bestselling, Award-Winning Author Mary Ting writes soulful, spellbinding stories that excite the imagination and captivate readers all over the world. Her books run a wide range of genres and her storytelling talents have won her a devoted legion of fans and garnered critical praise.&nbsp;<br><br>Becoming an author happened by chance. It was a way to grieve the death of her beloved grandmother, and inspired by a dream she had in high school. After realizing she wanted to become a full-time author, Mary retired from teaching after twenty years. She also had the privilege of touring with the Magic Johnson Foundation to promote literacy and her children’s chapter book: No Bullies Allowed.&nbsp;<br><br>Mary resides in Southern California with her husband, two children, and two little dogs, Mochi and Mocha. She enjoys oil painting and making jewelry.&nbsp;<br><br>Awards:<br>ISAN-International Sensory Assassin Network&nbsp;<br>*2018 Winner-American Fiction Awards in Science Fiction: Post-Apocalyptic<br>*2018 Winner-International Book Awards in Science Fiction&nbsp;<br>*2018 Winner-Readers’ Favorite International Book Award YA Action&nbsp;<br>*2018 Hollywood Book Festival First Runner Up in Science Fiction<br>Crossroads Saga, Crossroads&nbsp;<br>*Reader’s Favorite Gold Award Winner for Young Adult 2012<br>Descendant Prophecies, From Gods<br>*RONE Award finalist for InD’Tale Magazine for Young Adult&nbsp;<br>The Secret Knights Series, The Chosen Knights<br>*YA fantasy-Readers’ Favorite International Book Silver Award<br>Jaclyn and the Beanstalk<br>*2018 Hollywood Book Festival First Runner up in Unpublished Manuscript.<br><br>News Update: http://bit.ly/2vnvu6P&nbsp;<br>Instagram: http://instagram.com/authormaryting&nbsp;<br>Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/AuthorMaryTing&nbsp;<br>Tweet: @MaryTing https://twitter.com/MaryTing&nbsp;<br>Website: http://www.tangledtalesofting.com&nbsp;<br>Email: authormaryting@outlook.com</p>