Bio: Jack Adler has over 25 years experience as a travel writer. He is the author of seven travel-related books, four in print and three ebooks.
The four print books are Consumer's Guide To Travel, Exploring Historic California, Companion Guide To Southern India, and Travel Safety (co-authored). The latter book was selected by the Library of Congress for translation into Braille. The ebooks are: How To Break In As A Travel Writer, There's A Bullet Hole In Your Window (non-fiction), and Troubleshooter's Dowry, a novel with a travel aspect. He has also been, on a freelance basis, a columnist for the Los Angeles Times' travel section and Westways Magazine. On the electronic front, he is the leader/chief content provider for Prodigy's travel bulletin board and a columnist for Travel World International, an electronic magazine. He teaches a course in Travel Writing for UCLA Extension and Feature Writing for Writers Digest Books.
Can a disenchanted Spartan aristocrat and his Jewish wife find freedom from their oppressors in ancient Greece and then in exile in Jerusalem? Can they find solace from their ordeals through their separate religions of worshipping multiple deities and faith in one invisible God? The adventures of this highly unusual couple reveals many of the contradictions, rivalries and mysteries of the ancient world while coming to a dramatic and shattering end.
Blind Gods is a novel about Agis, a king of Sparta who tries to reform the city-state as it sinks into decline during the period when the Macedonians held sway in ancient Greece and while Rome was on the ascendancy. Three love stories are interwoven as Agis seeks support for his reforms among the oligarchy running Sparta while the helots, the people whom the Spartans conquered and then kept in servitude, threaten to rebel: Agis and his bride, Agiatis; Ketras, the rebel helot leader, and Chlorydi... more info>>
Welcome to the chat room A place to talk about relationships. A place to make connections. A place to ... meet your stalker? Faye joins the chat room to relax and make friends. She ends up getting more than she bargained for when one of her chat buddies steps off the computer screen and into her office. Ray thinks he might just be the man of Fay's dreams, but instead Faye and her husband find themselves in a nightmare.
Concerned over health while traveling? Interested in discounts and bargains for seniors? Want to know how to make hassle-free reservations online? How to insure personal and currency security while on the road? These, and many related subjects, are comprehensively covered in this book. It's filled with practical information and pointers on what senior travelers should know and do -- or not do -- in various situations. Among the many other subjects are how to research travel and pla... more info>>