Juliet Marillier was born in Dunedin, New Zealand, a town with strong Scottish roots. She graduated from the University of Otago with degrees in languages and music, and has had a varied career that includes teaching and performing music as well as working in government agencies. Juliet now lives in a hundred-year-old cottage near the river in Perth, Western Australia, where she writes full-time. She is a member of the druid order OBOD. Juliet is active in the field of animal rescue and shares her home with a small pack of waifs and strays. She is the author of the Blackthorn & Grim novels, including Tower of Thorns and Dreamer's Pool, and the Sevenwaters series, including Flame of Sevenwaters and Seer of Sevenwaters. Her historical fantasy novels and short stories are published internationally and have won a number of awards.
Praise for Juliet Marillier and the Blackthorn & Grim Novels
"Marillier is a fine fantasy writer."--Anne McCaffrey, New
York Times bestselling author of the Dragonriders of Pern
series "An enchanting tale."--Jacqueline Carey, New York
Times bestselling author of Poison Fruit
"A rich tale that resonates of deepest myth peopled by well-drawn characters who must sort out their personal demons, while unraveling mysteries both brutally human and magical."--Kristen Britain, New York Times bestselling author of the Green Rider series
"Utter perfection...Filled with irresistible characters and the kind of rich, evocative magic that will take your breath away."--*The BiblioSanctum "[A] graceful and mesmerizing tribute to heroes anywhere and anywhen."--Publishers Weekly (starred review)