Emily Kate Johnston is a forensic archaeologist. She has lived on four continents, including summers spent in Jordan experiencing the desert first-hand. Her inspirations come from her work, travels and her university studies in Biblical Hebrew and Arabic. She loves telling stories, and has been doing so across different mediums for over ten years. She is the author of A Thousand Nights, a beautiful retelling of The Arabian Nights and Kingdom of Sleep, inspired by Sleeping Beauty.