Sharon Kay Penman has lived in England and Wales and currently resides in New Jersey. She is the author of six other novels: Falls the Shadow, Here Be Dragons, The Reckoning, The Sunne in Splendour, When Christ and His Saints Slept, and the first Justin de Quincy adventure: The Queen's Man.
"Penman writes about the medieval world and its people with vigor,
compassion, and clarity."
-San Francisco Chronicle "Penman's lively, articulate prose brings to life history as it could have happened-high praise for a historical mystery."
-Houston Chronicle "Sharon Kay Penman tells her stories with passion and a strong sense of time and place."
Author of the Sister Frevisse Novels "Once you enter Penman's world, you're hooked."