Bid for a Complete Set of ASHFALL Books

I just agreed to donate the first-ever complete set of ASHFALL books to the Indianapolis Public Library Foundation for their fundraiser this fall. This will include: 1) Either a signed advance reading copy (ARC) or signed manuscript of SUNRISE, the last book in the ASHFALL trilogy. It won’t be available commercially until 3/17/2014. 2) A […]
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Review of The Compassionate Warrior: Abd el-Kader of Algeria

Not long after ASHFALL came out, I did a panel presentation at the Indianapolis Youth Literature Conference. Elsa Marston was there and brought her copy of ASHFALL along for me to sign. She asked me a question–I can’t remember her exact wording–about why I wrote such a violent book for young adults. I remember thinking […]
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