Andrena Woodhams is an author and expert in worldwide travel events. Living in seven countries and speaking six languages, Andrena worked as a reporter and presenter for BBC World Television before co-founding an international media company focused on environmental issues and sustainability in business. A lover of Scotland and a player of the bagpipes, she co-founded and produced a series of Highland Balls abroad whose fairytale qualities caused it to become a global phenomenon.

An extraordinary series of Highland Balls with a difference that have left communities around the world reeling

— Scottish Field

Piping 500 Scots toward Palazzio Vecchio in Florence for Scots in Italy!


I was fourteen when I left Kansas to live with a family in Brazil where spirits roaming the corridors was part of daily life. Returning to normal life, I graduated cum laude from Columbia University, married and moved to London to be a documentary film maker and journalist. But two divorces, seven countries and six languages later, I knew something wasn’t right. When an eye operation gave me perfect eyesight and a different perspective of the world, I stopped my career, divorced, sold my possessions, and set off to discover what was missing.

For sixteen years, I traveled through countries and cultures, yogis and shamans, breath work and bodywork, happiness and heartbreak as I undertook the arduous journey home—within myself. The Extraordinary Awakening of Annabel Jones Series is the result of this quest.

I love fairytales and I believe in happy endings and that is why I write page turners with a purpose. My books encourage readers to reach within themselves to discover the mystery and magic that is available to us all.

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