A native of Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, Dianne Ebertt Beeaff has traveled the world extensively and combines a lifelong love of history with a quest for present-day understanding. An acclaimed artist and writer, Dianne has authored two works of nonfiction—Homecoming and A Grand Madness, Ten Years on the Road with U2. Her award-winning first novel, Power’s Garden, was published in 2009; her poetry, watercolors, graphite sketches and magazine articles have been featured for decades throughout the United States and Canada. Bringing Western Europe’s monolithic architecture to the contemporary forefront, Spirit Stones reflects both the richness of Dianne’s professional writing and her personal thirst for knowledge and spiritual growth. She and her husband, Dan, reside in Tucson, AZ and are the parents of two children.