Author’s Name: Elizabeth Austin
Book Title: Compass RoseTrailer Creator : Radion Media
YouTube Video of trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IHMuEWrpsGE&t=2s
About the Author: Elizabeth Austin is a writer in Los Angeles and Compass Rose is her debut novel. Elizabeth has a master’s in international affairs from the American University of Paris, where she was awarded a travel grant and completed thesis field work in Armenia and Nagorno-Karabakh. She also has a master’s in international relations from the University of St. Andrews, for which she completed dissertation field work in Cambodia. Elizabeth has contributed to International Policy Digest, Global Politics Magazine, e-IR, and Downtown Weekly LA.
About the Book: Compass Rose takes the reader 40 years in the future to a divided United States. Income inequality has become extreme and class differences have escalated. Civil war erupts. In the initial chaos, a college student in her early twenties, Emily Caring, suddenly must flee her home. The novel follows her courageous struggle to reach a refugee camp and reunite with her family. Later she develops a love interest, Ben, who discovers corruption at the heart of the new government. As they begin to fight for justice, Emily learns some difficult truths about herself, her family, and what it means to be a leader in this new world order.