A Fabulous Book Launch!

When the Red Gates Opened was published on September 22 and immediately became a #1 new release on Amazon in two categories. During the week of publication, I celebrated with two fantastic events: fun launch event with dozens of friends and family sponsored by Brick...

An adventure trip not taken

Ten years ago, I researched Issyk-Kul, a beautiful lake in the Heavenly Mountains of Central Asia, where I set a dramatic scene, the climax of the story of Daughter of Xanadu and Son of Venice. Today, May 8, I was supposed to visit that lake, at long last, as part of...

Travel in the Time of Covid-19

Okay, so I was planning a trip to China April 1-19 this year—and had to cancel for obvious reasons. I really wanted to go this spring because my memoir about China is coming out this fall, and I was hoping to see what the latest trends are in China. Well, the latest...

Download a Free Excerpt

 
 

Enter your email to receive a free excerpt of my forthcoming memoir, When the Red Gates Opened. 

You will also receive occasional updates about new blog posts and other news.

 
 

You can unsubscribe at any time.

Thank You for entering your email. Please check your inbox for your free excerpt shortly.