Jodhpur Fort

This impressive fortress-palace, one of the largest in Rajasthan, is a popular tourist attraction. Straddling a huge rock outcropping, it dominates the city. The setting inspired the immense fortress of Mangarh in my historical novels, a key element of the plots.

Gary Worthington

Gary Worthington's books include the epic historical novels India Treasures , also published in South Asia by Penguin India as The Mangarh Chronicles ; and India Fortunes. His articles have appeared in Traveler's India magazine and elsewhere.
Of India Treasures/The Mangarh Chronicles, a review in The Statesman of New Delhi said, "Worthington has wonderfully captured the mystique and adventure-soaked atmosphere of Rajasthan, with its golden forts and the awe-inspiring desert. A delight to read."