Caroline Petit is a graduate from Chatham College in Pittsburgh and also holds advanced degrees from John Hopkins University, the London School of Economics and the University of Melbourne's School of Law. She is also a writer and producer for Write Angle Productions. This is her first novel.
"Catches the sights, smells, sounds and tastes of Hong Kong, China and Manchuria in 1937 as they filter through the senses of a fascinating young woman. Under the amazingly sure hand of Petit, an Australian writer of rare abilities, every aspect of this terrific story comes to life." - Chicago Tribune "A story as intricate as embroidered Chinese silk. Blends a tragic period in Asian history with the extraordinary journey of Leah Kolbe." - Maisie Dobbs, author of Birds of a Feather"