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. Kendare's fantasy quartet Three Dark Crowns includes Three Dark Crowns, One Dark Throne and Two Dark Reigns and is a New York Times-bestselling series. She lives with her husband in Kent, Washington.