From Ireland to Alcatraz, we are taken on a journey of loyalty, sacrifice and betrayal in “The Edge of Lost”. On today’s 15 with the Author, Teri Knight’s guest is Kristina McMorris. She is a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author. During a visit to Alcatraz, McMorris learned that children of guards and wardens lived on the island. Intrigued by that, she decided to write a fictional story involving a little girl who lived there. But the story starts long before that with an immigrant boy from Ireland. She talks to us about how the story developed and what are the most challenging pieces to writing.
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