Pamela Hegarty is the author of the internationally best-selling thriller, The Seventh Stone. Her newest thriller, The Emerald Tablet, blends action and adventure with historical intrigue and cunning technology. Two of her passions are writing and travel. She's journeyed to more than thirty-five countries on six continents. She's climbed Mount Kilimanjaro, backpacked the Inca Trail and camped with lions in the Serengeti. She is author of San Francisco & Beyond: 101 Affordable Excursions, Best Places to Kiss in New England and Best Places to Kiss in Northern California (Second Edition) and a contributor to seven Fodor's guidebooks. She's published more than three hundred articles in Woman's Day, Good Housekeeping, McCall's, Diversion, Country Inns, San Francisco Focus, The Peak (Hong Kong), Explore (Canada) and other magazines and newspapers. Her goal is to write thrillers that not only entertain, but resonate with her readers.