About the author

Jacquelyn Smith

Canadian author Jacquelyn Smith writes both fantasy and crime fiction. For the most part, she uses her real name for her writing. Under that name, she publishes epic fantasy (including the World of Lasniniar series), as well as fast-paced crime fiction (including the Kira Brightwell series, originally published as Kat Irwin).<br>​​​​​​​<br> Her fantasy short stories “The Unclean” and “The God’s Eye” have won back-to-back awards from <em>Writers’ Journal</em>, and both stories have appeared in <em>Writers’ Journal</em> magazine. <br>​​​​​​​ <br> She lives on the outskirts of Toronto, Ontario with her husband Mark, and their feline owner, Xena.<br>​​​​​​​<br> Learn more at www.jacquelynsmith.net.