About the author

Jacquelyn Smith

Jacquelyn Smith is a Canadian fiction author and back-to-back winner of the <em>Writers’ Journal</em> Fiction Contest (2010-2011). Her works include the World of Lasniniar epic fantasy series and the Kira Brightwell crime fiction series (originally published under the pen name Kat Irwin).<br><br>Jacquelyn lives on the outskirts of Toronto, Ontario, with her husband Mark, and their feline warrior princess Xena.<br><br>Find out more at: www.jacquelynsmith.net