Kendare Blake is originally from South Korea, but was brought up in the US. She has a BA in Business from Ithaca College in New York and an MA in Writing from Middlesex University in London. She is the author of Anna Dressed in Blood, Girl of Nightmares and Antigoddess, all published by Orchard Books. One Dark Throne is the second book in the Three Dark Crowns quartet, and the author is currently working on the next book. She lives with her husband in Kent, Washington.