An image by Glasshouse Images stock contributor Heather Walsh is featured on the cover of bestselling author Susanne Alleyn’s new book, The Cavalier of the Apocalypse.
Born in Munich, Germany, Sussanne Alleyn grew up in Massachusetts and earned a B.F.A. in theater from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. She has currently written five historical mystery novels and recently released Medieval Underpants and Other Blunders, a nonfiction writer’s guide to avoiding errors and anachronisms in historical fiction.
Following two mystery novels set in the aftermath of the French Revolution, Game of Patience (2006) and A Treasury of Regrets (2007), The Cavalier of the Apocalypse reveals the riveting story of the series sleuth, Aristide Ravel, as he becomes as detective in 1786 France. The Historical Novels Review has said that The Cavalier of the Apocalypse “combines the best in history and mystery.”
Heather Walsh began her artistic career as a painter in New Mexico, but soon found her true passion in photography and followed her dream to Long Island, NY, where she currently lives. Walsh creates images that are genuine and intimate statements about the people and places she photographs, revealing the shared humanity of the intimate relationships between people in everyday life. She is a regular contributor to Newsday and is the producer of SalaamGarage: Local NYC Aging Out of Foster Care Project. She has photographed for editorial, advertising, non-profit and publishing clients such as Hamptons Magazine, Edible Manhattan magazine and W. W. Norton & Co. and has showcased in prominent locations such as the National Arts Club and Lincoln Center. You can follow her photographic journey on her website and twitter.