Born in Canberra in 1986, Katie J. Taylor attended Radford College, where she wrote her first novel, The Land of Bad Fantasy. She studied for a Bachelor's Degree in Communications at the University of Canberra, and graduated in 2007 before going on to do a Graduate Certificate in Editing in 2008.
She is also the author of the Fallen Moon Trilogy: The Dark Griffin, Griffin's Flight, and Griffin's War, as well as the Risen Sun Trilogy: The Shadow's Heir, The Shadowed Throne, and The Shadow's Heart.
Praise for The Shadow's Heir
"[The Shadow's Heir] showcases the author's impressive ability to create a nicely developed world populated by complex characters...look forward to seeing what new developments are birthed from this author's labyrinthine imagination!"--Night Owl Reviews "[A] compelling and exciting story...K. J. Taylor has [a] rare gift for a fantasy writer of knowing how to keep the story moving. I am eagerly looking forward to book two in the series."--SFFans.org "I loved [The Shadow's Heir]...it forms a great basis for an epic new story, one that I am looking forward to following. I've said it once, but I'll say it again: K. J. Taylor is a talented author who continues to bring us spellbinding stories and if you aren't already reading her books, then you should remedy that!"--Speconspecific.com