Kylie Fitzpatrick was born in Denmark and grew up in England, America and Australia. She has worked as a researcher and script editor and now teaches creative writing at Bath Spa University. She is the author of The Silver Thread, Tapestry and The Secret of the Ninth Stone, and has been published in eleven languages.
'Fitzpatrick's world is well-researched and many-hued, filled with references that enrich the reader's experience' For Books' Sake. 'impressively researched and closely imagined. An exciting, spirited and ambitious tale' Andrew Miller, Costa-award winning author of Pure. 'A novel of genuine power and conviction' The Sunday Times.