Tucson Author Publishes New Book

Tucson, Arizona   October 23, 2012   Entertainment News
(PRLEAP.COM) "The Journey of a Mayan Princess," a new book by Nellie Hummel, has been released by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.

A powerful empire has risen in the middle of the vast jungle and has survived the test of time and natural calamities. It is in this empire where a princess, despite her royal status and being the emperor's only child, experiences the kind of childhood other children her age have. Her curiosity and love for adventure has led her to various discoveries, one of which earns her a very special friend-an eagle who devotes its life to protect her from the danger that looms over her and her kingdom.

The empire's peaceful and prosperous existence is threatened by the emperor's evil cousin who wants the empire to himself. With the evil cousin willing to even sacrifice the princess's life to feed his insatiable greed for wealth and power, not only the entire Mayan kingdom is in danger, but also the prophecies of their ancestors that they need to fulfill until the cycle of time ends and another era begins.

About the Author:
Nellie Hummel was born in Sonora, Mexico where she also grew up listening to her grandmother's tales about the Mayan people. She eventually moved to Tucson, Arizona where she has been for thirty years. She is now retired and in the process of writing a sequel to this book.

"The Journey of a Mayan Princess" is a 30-page paperback with a retail price of $10.00. The ISBN is 978-1-4349-1784-3. It was published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. For more information, or to request a review copy, please go to our virtual pressroom at www.dorrancepressroom.com or our online bookstore at www.dorrancebookstore.com.
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Jessica Stillwell
Dorrance Publishing
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