This treasury of literature is skillfully written, highly imaginative, extremely interesting, truly enlightening and "pleasantly refreshing." Her amazing works excite, inform and entertain as they tease the imagination, challenge the intellect, and appeal to the emotions. They are action-packed, bloated with powerful imagery, loaded with substance and filled with suspense. Throughout their stunning pages, they deal seriously, delicately and delightfully with important everyday issues in a profound way. Resounding themes-love, friendship, romance, marriage, loneliness, courage, hatred, terror, deception, prejudice, hope, victory, defeat, death, bondage, sin, pain and suffering, happiness, human barriers, forgiveness, etc-abound in a truly unique manner. Readers-young, middle-aged, elderly, nonprofessional and professional-can identify with or relate to the real life and fictional characters. Threads of truth run throughout each piece of literature, even if it is fictional, and her strict religious upbringing infiltrates and influences her writing to the degree that many of her stories acknowledge the existence of God and teach important moral lessons. A variety of writing styles are evident, and a wealth of knowledge and experiences is dispersed throughout this repertoire of literary works-novelettes, short stories, character sketches, tributes, poems, autobiographies and biographies. The language is vivid, colorful, highly descriptive and equally compelling. These works are delightful, inspirational, educational, thought-provoking, enchanting and sensuous as well as mystical. Overall, they tend to challenge the mind, excite the heart and awake the soul.