I love research, mainly because I get to collect weird and cool facts (did you know polar bears have tantrums and you can faint from claustrophobia?). For Amber and Alice, I went to Central Australia and, with my trusty assistant/navigator/husband, found so many beautiful places to inspire the book. Here are just some ...

Yep, Alice Springs

This guy walked around guests at our hotel

Standley Chasm NT

Testing the water (not me!) at Ellery Creek Big Hole

Alice and who?

Somewhere between Alice Springs & Uluru

Passing a road train ...

Life in the desert

Our first view of Uluru 

Kata Tjuta

Uluru late afternoon

Uluru sunset