Category Archives: Ravenscraig Sequel

Inspired by Tallulah Bankhead

Inspiration for a writer comes from many places. For me, pictures and videos of real places and people are  primary triggers to inspire the plot lines and help color the characters who are dominating the development of the story.  So when … Continue reading

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Sequel Inspiration: Art Forger Ken Perenyi

The idea of writing a sequel for Ravenscraig was in the back of my mind for some time  before I found the right story to tell. I have the CBS Sunday Morning Show to thank for providing the inspiration for … Continue reading

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Sequel Inspiration: Dinner at Eze in 1914

I am working on a scene in the Ravenscraig sequel which takes place at Eze, an incredible Medieval Village that is known as the “Eagle’s Nest” for it’s view of the Mediterranean.  We had the good fortune to visit this … Continue reading

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Art Forger: Mark Landis

The sequel to Ravenscraig has taken me down a fascinating road in the study of art forgers. Many of them have similar reasons for wanting to pass fakes into the marketplace but Mark Landis is different. Landis is a philanthropist … Continue reading

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Thank You Reviewers of Ravenscraig in the UK

Few things are more gratifying to a writer than to have someone say they like your story. Readers who share their comments about what they like, what they found lacking and what they are recommending to the world is the … Continue reading

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Roulette History at Monte Carlo Casino in Monaco

For the last couple of weeks I have been researching gambling in the famous Monte Carlo Casino in the early part of the 20th century. It’s fascinating reading and I am learning about the luxurious lifestyles of the rich and … Continue reading

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Writing the Sequel to Ravenscraig

I am happy to share the news that at long last I am seriously at work writing the sequel to Ravenscraig.  This story is settling into the world of art forgery and starts in 1914.  For me, fiction writing starts … Continue reading

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