Meaghan Wilson Anastasios

Screenwriter and bestselling author of 'The Honourable Thief', 'The Emerald Tablet', and 'The Water Diviner'.

The anxiety runs thick in the veins when the reviews start rolling in. So when a corker or two arrives, it’s an overwhelming relief. Yesterday, I had Brooklyn the Bookworm. Today, it’s the Unseen Library. As an author, to know that someone who reads a lot and really knows what they’re talking about has enjoyed …

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To those of you who have been, or are, enjoying a weekend break from the social medias, I’d hate you to miss out. Because… free stuff! And a chance to get your mitts on a copy of The Emerald Tablet plus some other Turkish-themed goodies. Head to yesterday’s post for all the details. It’s prompted …

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The Suez Canal,1956. The world teeters on the brink of nuclear war, and the Middle East is a tinderbox. And archaeologist Benedict Hitchens is back. His natural inclination towards self-sabotage leads him on a high-stakes chase across the Middle East, from Istanbul to Cairo, to the ancient city of Jerusalem, and into the sands of …

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People often ask me why I’m a little obsessed with Turkey. Yes, I’m back there again in my new novel, The Emerald Tablet. Can’t stay away. This place – and the people who live there – has a great deal to do with it. Bodrum. Thanks to our beautiful friends, Bahadir Berkaya and Chris Drum, …

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Still meandering down memory lane. Couldn’t resist this one. The man referred to in yesterday’s post? Yeah, that’s him right there. What hope did I have? I’m only human, after all. At the end of our excavation season (yes, he was the dig romance that never ended), we clambered aboard one of the tiny wooden …

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First sign that you should maybe pack it in for the day? When, rather than working on the plot for your next novel, you start arranging your Han Solo figurine in improbable locations. Witness for the prosecution – the tape dispenser. And, yes. That’s the tape dispenser that did the Kessel Run in less than …

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