J. Kathleen Cheney is the author of the Novels of the Golden City--The Seat of Magic and The Golden City. She is a former mathematics teacher who has taught classes ranging from 7th grade to Calculus, with a brief stint as a gifted and talented specialist. Her short fiction has been published in such venues as Fantasy Magazine and Beneath Ceaseless Skies, and her novella "Iron Shoes" was a Nebula Finalist in 2010.
Praise for the novels of J. Kathleen Cheney "Intriguing and fun, the mystery unfolds like a socially conscious tour through a cabinet of curiosities."--Kirkus Reviews "Mesmerizing."--Publishers Weekly "Those who enjoy alternate history, Edwardian- or Victorian-era historical fiction with a touch of magic and mythology, will be delighted with this story." --Booklist "[A] masterpiece of historical fantasy."--Library Journal