JJ Ault and Sandra Thrall Ault, married for 43 years, are avid world travelers, sailors and history buffs who have written their first novel together. JJ comes from a long line of story tellers and has complied two books on family genealogy. Sandra is a word smith who worked in public relations and advertising for 25 years. Their interests in philosophy, history and spirituality lead them to write a novel which examines the first cultural melting pot in the southeastern United States. They presently live on the ancestral family farm in the Texas Panhandle.