Columbus author intertwines adventure with myth in gripping new fantasy book

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Author Karen Seelenbinder announces the nationwide release of her new novel, “Alexandria,” where she shares an exciting life-and-death adventure filled with danger and discoveries.

In “Alexandria,” two children, Kristin and Joshua, take a chilling journey to seek the truth about a powerful golden creature. A couple of prayers uttered in the middle of the night, miles apart, have brought the mighty Sechrino to life after many years of silence.

Walking through the forbidden field of torturous poisons and the dark wood, Kristin and Joshua discover a deserted town that looks exactly like Alexandria. At the edge of the town is a burnt chapel filled with shadows of the past. Following the shadowed visions, the children discover a secret trapdoor that opens into an underground warehouse of lies and the truth about Sechrino.

Published by Tate Publishing and Enterprises, the book is available through bookstores nationwide, from the publisher at, or by visiting or

Seelenbinder, who lives in Columbus, Ohio, is the author of two picture books, “The Wall They Could not See” and “Burl Groundhog Has Enemies.” Seelenbinder, who is a fun and informative speaker, organizes “meet the author” days at schools and community functions.

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