This is a must read for anyone interested in the history of the Statehood of Utah and how politics and religion clashed. It is sympathetic to the Mormon population, and a good deal of it's leaders but points out those who could have ruined it all.
Frequently wandering the stone streets of Mont Saint Michel in France as a tour guide has given author Kathleen C. Perrin a unique insight and special bond with the place. It has also allowed her to channel her passion for the place into her young adult historical paranormal series, The Watchmen Saga. In this interview she talks about her muse, how she retraces the footsteps of her characters to better understand them and the hardships of life in 15th-century France.