Jamie Poole grew up in Alexandria, Indiana. Much of the first book in series, The Isle of Osiris takes place in and around Alexandria. Most places mentioned in the book series are real. Recently I went back to where it all began, to quote Jamie. Back to Alexandria, Indiana, where I visited several of the places where the series began...and will end. I took my brother along as my photographer. There were surprises in store for both of us. Jamie describes her home as an apartme
One hundred years ago today Howard Carter made the most amazing discovery of his life. He found the tomb of King Tutankhamun and began what we call Tutmania. Carter had been searching for the tomb before World War I, but due to the war, his actions were halted. Had there not been a war, it is conceivable Tut's tomb would have been found sooner. Carter--and Doyle Dalton--come from an age of exploration. Doyle Dalton considers himself an explorer, and Egypt was his playground.