Cherie Priest is the author of nine novels, including the steampunk pulp adventures Dreadnought, Clementine, and Boneshaker. Boneshaker was nominated for both the Hugo Award and the Nebula Award; it was a PNBA Award winner, and winner of the Locus Award for Best Science Fiction Novel. She presently lives in Seattle, Washington, with her husband and a fat black cat.
"A remarkably assured debut. A creepy modern-day southern gothic that doesn't rely on cliche but delivers an emotionally powerful tale of self-discovery and the supernatural." (San Francisco Chronicle)"