K.A. Higgs is British, and has lived in Michigan, U.S.A for the past twelve years. Always interested in history, she was exploring her family history, especially that of her father, when she studied the life of her grandfather, Julius. Wanting to tell the story of his early life in the Austro Hungarian Army, she wrote Sons of the Eagle. Now she is writing the follow up novel to Sons of the Eagle, which follows her grandparents and father's story through the Second World War, which ripped their family apart as The Nazis invaded Czechoslovakia.