Born in 1952 in Los Angeles, Thomas Tunberg is the son of the screenwriter Karl Tunberg, whose best-known film was “Ben Hur”.
He spent his childhood moving frequently, in the U.S., Europe, the Far East and the Caribbean, and studied physics and then ancient history and archaeology at the University of Southern California. He first came to Greece as a graduate student in archaeology. Subsequently he worked in advertising in Greece and the Middle East.
“The Stones” is Thomas Tunberg’s first novel. He also is a scriptwriter.
He now lives on the island of Crete, with his wife and two children. In addition to writing, Tunberg and his wife run an art gallery, and he finds time to be a sailing enthusiast.