Claire Fayers was born and brought up in South Wales, an area of the country sadly deficient in dragons. Having studied English at Canterbury University, she built a successful career writing short stories for women's magazines until the lure of magic became too much and she wrote The Accidental Pirates: Voyage to Magical North. When she's not writing, you'll find her at her allotment. She has produced some magnificent onions but her dream of growing a straight carrot still eludes her.
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