Vic James is the author of Gilded Cage, which was shortlisted for the Compton Crook award and was a World Book Night 2018 pick, and its sequels Tarnished City and Bright Ruin. A current-affairs TV director who loves stories in all their forms, she has covered the 2016 U.S. presidential election and Britain's EU referendum for BBC1 and has twice judged The Guardian's Not the Booker Prize. She has lived in Rome and Tokyo, and currently lives in London.
"Highly recommended . . . There's an admirable level of world-building . . . with real moments of empathy and compassion [and] a true nail-biter of a cliffhanger ending."--Fantasy Literature
"Multifaceted complexity . . . lively, determined characters."--Publishers Weekly