I have often been asked where I get the ideas for my books. The short answer is from the random nature and science article I read. This is how I found out about the Eye of Sahara, the real one in Mauritania, Africa. There is a giant eye out in the Sahara Desert. The article said astronauts can see it from space. So of course, I immediately opened my web browser to Google Earth and searched the location. Sure enough, it was there. You can see the iris, the eyebrow and a portio
Save the date for Los Angeles Times Festival of Books. It will be at the University of Southern California campus on Saturday and Sunday April 22 -23rd, 2018. I will be there and will release the hours and booth number a few weeks before the event.