About the author

Joan Hazel

<p>Joan Hazel is a native of Corinth, Mississippi. She is an accomplished actress and vocalist who has performed with theater and opera companies across the eastern United States. She has also worked as a show director and vocal director throughout her 15 year theatrical career.</p> <p></p> <p>The Last Guardian is Hazel&#39;s first published novel. Her work ranges from historical fiction, crime thrillers, science fiction, and fantasy.</p> <p></p> <p>In addition to Hazel&#39;s artistic work, she is a Reiki Master, Toe Reader, and Soul Coach. She is also passionate about the protection of animals and she supports a variety of animal conservation efforts.</p> <p></p> <p>She currently resides in Deland, Florida with her husband and their two dogs.&nbsp;</p>