People always ask writers where they get their inspiration from and the flip answer is: "look around". Seriously, there is always something to stir the imagination no matter where you are or what you're doing. A puddle on a dirty railway station can reflect the beautiful sky above -and every single person you talk to will have an interesting story to tell, if you ask the right questions.
I am still struggling with Murat the Magnificent, the very sexy and dominant Sultan of Qurhah and the man who has made a shadowy appearance in the first two books of my desert trilogy. I've recently discovered that his story is going to be called SEDUCED BY THE SULTAN which is my title, and which I love.
And here's a photo taken of me at a book-signing in Atlanta last month, just to remind me that there is light at the end of the tunnel and that books you sometimes struggle with DO get published!
A WHISPER OF DISGRACE (featuring red-hot Sheikh Kulal and the feisty Rosa Corretti) is out in the US today.