Juliet Marillier was born in Dunedin, New Zealand, a town with strong Scottish roots. She graduated from Otago University with degrees in arts and music, and has had a varied career which included 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 three dogs and a cat. www.julietmarillier.com
"Juliet Marillier is a fine fantasy writer."--Anne McCaffrey
"With her graceful storytelling and her talent as a folklorist, [Marillier] crafts a love story with magical underpinnings."--"Library Journal"