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I'm enjoying a good book on the Southwest Chief from Chicago to LA via Kansas City.

The Southwest Chief train follows much of the route of the old Santa Fe Trail. So from Kansas to New Mexico, I wasn’t reading, I was taking notes. I’d driven along most of the route and viewed trail track ruts in Kansas and the Oklahoma Panhandle, but seeing the landscape from the train was invaluable. Much of the country looks remarkably like it would have looked to the children in The Last Crystal Trilogy and to Sid.

Follow the link to view an interview by Liesl Bolin and the interior book design of the Agatha Award-Winning The Last Crystal, Book 3. Film production is by Bill Butler. Creation of The Last Crystal Trilogy