ODE TO THE PAST (with the occasional nod to the present)

Wisdom of the Ancients

July 19, 2015

Tags: ancient wisdom, ancient-egypt, ancient-greeks

One of the most fascinating parts of researching ancient themes for my novels is immersing myself in the wisdom of the generations that came before us.

From the Egyptians of antiquity to the biblical cast of characters, lives were far less complicated in the ancient world. There were no cars, no air travel, no (more…)

Sexuality in the Ancient World

March 6, 2015

Tags: ancient-egypt, ancient-greece, ancient-rome, ancient-world, sex, sexuality

Birds do it. Bees do it. In the ancient world, everyone did it, including the gods.

We're talking about sex, of course. Sexuality has evolved drastically in the past three millennia, mostly because of the advent of Christianity. Today, we have many taboos that never existed in antiquity. In those days, sex was a (more…)

Selected Works

Historical Fiction
A story of passion and betrayal, faith and sacrifice, and the fall of an empire.
Thrillers
Sarah Weston uncovers a long-lost Greek artifact--and a plot to build the ultimate terrorist weapon.
Sarah Weston races to uncover an ancient message with explosive implications for modern Israel.
The first in a series of archaeological thrillers featuring gritty aristocrat Sarah Weston.

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