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

Behind THE ORACLE cover: smoke in the temple

June 16, 2015

Tags: Delphi, ancient Greece, sanctuary of Apollo, the oracle, d.j. niko, sarah weston

The sanctuary of Apollo at Delphi has been decimated for centuries, today appearing as a ruin on the slopes of Mount Parnassus (see right). The history of this sacred temple is a long and bloody one, and its ultimate demise is captured on the cover of THE ORACLE.

In addition to the modern-day thriller (more…)

Behind THE ORACLE cover: Know Thyself

June 15, 2015

Tags: The Oracle, D.J. Niko, Sarah Weston, Delphi, archeological thriller, ancient Greece, know thyself, sanctuary of Apollo

A lot of thought (and many drafts) goes into a cover design. THE ORACLE cover, designed by super-talented graphic designer Arturo Delgado, is a perfect example of what I mean. In the next few blog posts, I will dissect the various elements of the cover.

Let's start--where else?--at the top. The pediment crowning (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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