KIMBERLEY FREEMAN is an established writer under the name Kim Wilkins. She was born in London and grew up in Brisbane. She has degrees in English Literature and Creative Writing. Her book The Infernal won the 1997 Aurealis Awards for Best Horror Novel and Best Fantasy Novel. In 2000 The Resurrectionists won the Aurealis Award for Best Horror Novel, while Angel of Ruin won this award in 2001. Kim lives in Queensland. Kim is moving her writing talents out of the speculative fiction genre and focusing on commercial women s fiction. Duet will be her first novel under the name Kimberley Freeman.