Answers to some common questions

Q: Are Chris & Alaina based on you and your husband? No, I'm very happily married and not nearly as spiteful as Alaina - most days! However, being together for 16 years, we've had several ups and downs that I can use as inspiration for some of the things that go on between them. There are lots of life…

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More of Us To The West – The Location

In the story, the island they land on is completely fictional but resembles other islands in the Marquesas.  I became fascinated with Ua Pou the instant I saw my first photo of it.  I spent two days going down a research rabbit-hole on Marquesas legends and folklore. I'm planning a trip there this summer to do some research for…

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