Rosamund Hodge grew up as a homeschooler in Los Angeles, where she spent her time reading everything she could get her hands on, but especially fantasy and mythology. She received a BA in English from the University of Dallas and an MSt in medieval English from Oxford. She now lives in Seattle, Washington, with seven toy cats and a plush Cthulhu. She is also the author of Cruel Beauty; Gilded Ashes, a Cruel Beauty novella; and Crimson Bound. Visit her online at www.rosamundhodge.net.
"A bloody and bold tale for those who want some Romero with their Romeo" -- Kirkus Reviews "An atmospheric tale that pits loyalty to kin against loyalty to self and loyalty to loved ones." -- School Library Journal Praise for CRIMSON BOUND: "This novel will captivate readers. Outstanding." -- School Library Journal (starred review) Praise for CRIMSON BOUND: "An intoxicatingly dark story of love, lust, murder, and redemption." -- Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books (starred review) Praise for CRIMSON BOUND: "The unusual, intricately woven story and themes make for a worthwhile read." -- Kirkus Reviews Praise for CRIMSON BOUND: "Plot twists and romance keep the pages turning in this grim and intricate take on the classic tale." -- Booklist Praise for CRUEL BEAUTY: "A completely engrossing tale." -- Alex Flinn, New York Times bestselling author of Beastly and Towering Praise for CRUEL BEAUTY: "A dazzling and clever retelling, Cruel Beauty is delightfully dark, lushly romantic, and utterly spellbinding. I adored it, and can't wait to read Hodge's next novel!" -- Sarah J. Maas, New York Times bestselling author of the Throne of Glass series Praise for CRUEL BEAUTY: "What a stunning debut. This is a book you will want to read as fast as you can for the intricate plot and as slowly as you can to savor the gorgeous world-building and the ravishing love story." -- Sherry Thomas, author of The Burning Sky Praise for CRUEL BEAUTY: "An intricate and arresting tale." -- Kirkus Reviews Praise for CRUEL BEAUTY: "The push and pull romance between Nyx and Ignifex is pure fairy tale, but the characters themselves are complex and genuinely human as they struggle with their own culpability in a situation that forces them to choose between selfishness and selflessness." -- Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books Praise for CRUEL BEAUTY: "An entertaining read for teens who enjoy romantic fantasy." -- School Library Journal Praise for CRUEL BEAUTY: "Hodge has created a rich, complete world in this twist on 'Beauty and the Beast.'" -- Publishers Weekly Praise for CRUEL BEAUTY: "Will have readers clutching the book and flying through the pages." -- Voice of Youth Advocates (VOYA) Praise for CRUEL BEAUTY: "[A] fast-paced romantic fantasy." -- Booklist