About the Author

Patrizia Gaccioni
Blurbarian Since March 2009
Name Patrizia Gaccioni
Location UK
My Bio Mrs. Gaccioni is an English teacher at a middle school north of London, and loves to tell her students of her adventures. Maya's Magical Plait is her first published novel. She also enjoys hiking, photography, gardening, travel, and knitting. She has lived around the world, and is always looking for her next adventure. She may or may not possess the magical powers described in the story, but to this day, she keeps her hair very, very short.

Things I Don't Mind The World Knowing

Spoiler alert: I'm thinking my next book will be about...
A complete change of style, this adult story will have you reading through the night, stopping only when you've turned the last page, closed the book, and dried your eyes.

"Six Hours" begins in the Tuscan hills, and ends in the tenements of Brooklyn, circa 1910 . . . Coming in spring 2010.