Dawn Farnham (Yokine, WA) is the author of The Straits Quartet, a bestselling series of historical romance set in 19th-century Singapore, as well as numerous short stories, plays and children's books.
Immaculately researched The Daily Telegraph Multiple protagonists and perspectives, both Eastern and Western, and elaborate description transport the reader to a fascinating time and place brimming with mystical and poetic flourishes. Booklist Exceptionally well-written ... A beautiful story to relish on every page Review of the Historical Novels Society Rollicking saga ... a brilliant evocation of the settlement in its early days, both in its physical details and socio-cultural nuances. Expat Living, Singapore Thoroughly enjoyable historical romance. Lifestyle, Singapore