Hi all – yes, The Artifact Hunters is an audiobook! Read by the remarkable Ralph Lister, I’m thrilled to be able to share with you a Soundcloud excerpt. Check it out, and then, if you have an Audible account, you can listen to the entire book. Happy listening!
Posts Categorized: The Artifact Hunters
For all you crafty kiddos, homeschoolers, art teachers, and just plain fun lovers…here’s a great tutorial on drawing a Triquetra, or a Celtic Knot, which Isaac Wolf wears as a pendant: Enjoy!!
The Artifact Hunters is a story about magic and is set in Scotland so naturally I wanted to include aspects of Celtic mythology and history. The Faerie Courts In Scottish mythology, the Realm of Faerie is inhabited by two types of fae: the “good” and the “wicked”. The good faeries are members of the Seelie… Read more »
I was lucky to visit Prague just as I was editing The Artifact Hunters, and we spent four days researching for Isaac’s backstory and childhood experiences. Prague is a beautiful city, occupied by the Nazis, who turned the country into a “Protectorate”. The Old-New Synagogue and Josefov Isaac Wolf, my main character in The Artifact… Read more »
Because the Death’s Head Watch and time travel play such an important role in The Artifact Hunters, I used other time pieces in the story. The Antikythera Mechanism In 1901, in the Mediterranean Sea off the Greek island of Antikythera, an artifact was retrieved from an ancient wreck. It is a complex clockwork from ancient… Read more »
One of the more popular science fiction tropes is that of time travel. Is it possible? What would happen if it were? How, in fact, does time work? The idea of time travel is exactly what I wanted to explore with the Death’s Head Watch in The Artifact Hunters. Einstein’s Theories of Time Albert Einstein,… Read more »
The Artifact Hunters Many of you already know that I have another book coming out August 25. It’s called The Artifact Hunters. Now, my publisher wanted me to write a “stand-alone” novel. Although Artifact Hunters is mostly set in Rookskill Castle (home of The Charmed Children of Rookskill Castle), and although some of the characters… Read more »
A short story prequel to THE ARTIFACT HUNTERS… THE WITCH-WIFE’S WATCH In the Depths of Time On the north end of Scotland, by the North Sea, near the point of John o’Groats, lived a man, Tam, who was clever with his hands, so clever that he crafted time-pieces of rare beauty when time-pieces were… Read more »