Behind every book I write, and woven into every story, is a mix of ideas and influences. These posts give some background behind Tattoo Your Name on My Heart. You can also read more about the background to the Boniface series.
When I was writing Tattoo Your Name on My Heart, I had a need for a minor character—a guitarist who plays in the fictional rock band Prickle. Luca Parzani is that character. In crafting Luca, I took inspiration from real life.