About the author
Norris Bloom is a retired school teacher and basketball coach. She taught 5th and 6th grade in the United States before relocating to Upper Basildon, England for 6 years where she developed a love of the English countryside and its people. Additionally, she traveled extensively throughout Europe, feeling a kindred spirit to the long ago kings and queens that once roamed the castles dotted throughout Europe.
Crowns and Kingdoms is her first series showcasing her love of middle-school /young adult aged readers and medieval folklore. Norris Bloom currently lives in San Francisco, CA with her husband Ken, three daughters, Audra, Georgia and Britannia Bloom, and two dogs. In her spare time she enjoys reading, traveling, cooking, music, sports and spending time at her cottage on Lake Tulloch, CA.