About the Author
PAULINE GEDGE is the award-winning and bestselling author of thirteen previous novels, ten of which are inspired by Egyptian history. Her first, Child of the Morning
, won the Alberta Search-for-a-New-Novelist Competition. In France, her second novel, The Eagle and the Raven
, received the Jean Boujassy award from the Société des Gens des Lettres, and The Twelfth Transforming
, the second of her Egyptian novels, won the Writers Guild of Alberta Best Novel of the Year Award. Her books have sold more than 250,000 copies in Canada alone; worldwide, they have sold more than six million copies and have been translated into eighteen languages. Pauline Gedge lives in Alberta.