Juliet Marillier was born in Dunedin, New Zealand, a town with strong Scottish roots. She graduated from the University of Otago with degrees in languages and music, and has had a varied career that includes teaching and performing music as well as working in government agencies. Juliet now lives in a hundred-year-old cottage near the river in Perth, Western Australia, where she writes full-time. She is a member of the druid order OBOD. Juliet shares her home with two dogs and a cat. Juliet's historical fantasy novels are published internationally and have won a number of awards.
Praise for Juliet Marillier
"A fine fantasy writer."--Anne McCaffrey "Marillier is a fine
folklorist and a gifted narrator."--Publishers Weekly
"Marillier blends old legends with original storytelling to produce
an epic fantasy."--Library Journal