Elisabeth Anne Leonard has degrees from St. John's College, the University of Pittsburgh, Kent State University, and the University of California-- Hastings College of Law. She lives in Northern California.
"Fun and beautifully crafted. The novel is something like a Russian nesting doll: it's a Jane Austen novel inside a Princess Bride type fantasy romp inside a much darker Tolkein-esque story of politics, war, magic, and dragons. An impressive debut." - Charlie Lovett, "New York Times "bestselling author of "The Bookman's Tale"