Ivan Obolensky grew up regaled by tales of his aristocratic Russian ancestors while surrounded by high society. Those stories of intrigue and adventure inspired him from an early age and nurtured his love of storytelling, which he brings to his writing, both fiction and nonfiction. He is a lifelong reader and devoted enthusiast of diverse subjects, seeking out the way worlds intersect and connect. His nonfiction articles, weaving history, current events, science and finance, are published online. "Eye of the Moon" is his first novel. He lives in Southern California with his wife, Mary Jo.
Awards and Recognition
- Winner "Best First Book (Fiction)" in the 2018 IndieReader Discovery Awards for "Eye of the Moon"
- Finalist in the"Paranormal" and "Best Cover Design (Fiction)" categories of the 2018 Next Generation Indie Book Awards