How one book turned into six

Madinat al Zahra I first became interested in Moorish history after visiting Madinat al Zahra, a ruined city outside Córdoba, in 2000. And I was inspired to write the story of a family of artisans who were involved in the construction and decoration of that new city. It took me a year to research and write The Shining City, and when it was finished I knew that there were other wonderful stories to tell about that period. So one book became three. My original plan was to write about a diff […]