Laura Hurwitz is a graduate of Yale University. She is the author of six travel-essay books, including Simply Nantucket, MalaMala: Pathway to an African Eden, Cayman, and Holmespun. She is co-author of the award-winning children’s eco-adventure series, Adventures of Riley and maintains a popular blog. This is her first novel. Laura lives with her husband and, on occasion, some number of her six adult children in Connecticut.