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Q&A With the Author:
inspired your book?
the Legend of King Arthur, my students knew next to nothing about Guinevere
other than she married King Arthur, cheated on him, and caused the downfall of
Camelot. I wanted kids to see a more rounded character of a young girl not much
different from them.
spend your free time
watching my favorite movies, and being outside. When I have an extended period
of time, we travel. Two of our biggest trips have been to Egypt and the United
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I like to do when not writing:
my family, and working in the yard. Iâ€™m definitely not a housekeeper.
the beach in Puerto Aventuras, Mexico!
color of my eyes, of the sky, and of the ocean.
pass up a good margarita!
nachos and Auntie Anneâ€™s pretzels!
your favorite movies:
Wars, The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, Indiana Jones, Harry Potter, and The Mummy. Iâ€™ve watchedÂ each of these so many times that Iâ€™ve lost track, and my husband shakes his
head when he sees one on and says, â€œReally?â€ I just smile.
am a night owl:
usually go to sleep until midnight, and now that Iâ€™m retired, Iâ€™m comfortable
not seeing the sun come up in the morning:)
be a smothered shredded beef burrito washed down with a good margarita.
anything by the writing duo of Douglas Preston and Lincoln Childs, and I also
love their individual books. David Baldacciâ€™s books are also favorites. Iâ€™m
addicted to blood & guts & spy thrillers!
I could live anywhere, it would be in Colorado.
live next to the foothills, and a drive up in the Rockies is a cure for any
ailment. I can see the world famous Red Rock Amphitheater from my couch, and if
the wind is just right, we can hear the concerts. My immediate family is all
here, except for one sister who lives in Texas, poor soul. In addition to being
a retired teacher, Iâ€™m also a retired airline employee. So, when I need a
change, itâ€™s so easy just to hop a plane and go to the beach.