A romantic, historical, adventure into three countries, the U.S., Ecuador and Panama. Onward Peregrinos reveals why Americans went to the Panama Canal Zone, why they stayed there for a century, and what they did after leaving, through the adventures of two strong women and the men they loved. Niza grows up at her father’s side, hunting in the jungles of Panama and becomes a fearless woman. In her travels around the world with her husband, she adopts a village in Mexico, deals with wild animals in Africa, finds a little known Indian tribe, and leads an adventurous life. In between their adventures, Niza and her husband, Bob, build a horse ranch together in California where they raise a family.
Myrna Ericksen was born in the Panama Canal Zone. She left upon graduating from High School to attend nursing school in San Jose, CA. After marrying she graduated from West Valley College in San Jose. She began her writing career after her children entered college. She has since written 7 books and is currently writing her 8th. Her favorite genre is Historical Fiction but she has written in many other categories. She attributes her love of writing from her travels. She and her husband have crossed the U.S. twelve times, and traveled through all of the Central American countries, Italy and Spain. It has made her books come alive to her readers.