Linda Lambert, Ed.D. is Professor Emeritus from California State University, East Bay, and a full time author of novels and texts on leadership. During Linda’s career she has served as social worker, teacher, principal, district and county directors of adult learning programs, as well as university professor, state department envoy to Egypt, and international consultant. Her international consultancies in leadership have taken her to the Middle East, England, Thailand, Mexico, Canada, and Malaysia. Linda is the author of dozens of articles and lead author of The Constructivist Leader (1995, 2002), Who Will Save Our Schools (1997), and Women’s Ways of Leading (2009); she is the author of Building Leadership Capacity in Schools (1998) and Leadership Capacity for Lasting School Improvement (2003). The Cairo Codex is the first novel in a trilogy. She lives with her husband, Morgan, a retired school superintendent, on the Sea Ranch, California.