The heroines of these stories are four girls, who with enthusiasm for outdoor life, transformed a dilapidated canal boat into a pretty floating summer home. They christened the craft "The Merry Maid" and launched it on the shore of Chesapeake Bay.
New York Times bestselling author of over 40 books, William Bernhardt, is also fascinated by board games and their origins. He decided to use his esoteric knowledge of games to create The Game Master, a thriller that also involves secret societies and ancient cover-ups. As our author of the day, Bernardt chats about this novel, why some of the best action scenes in the book take place in libraries and reveals his secret skills.