H.C. (Hetty Cate) de Cossy is the author of the Valerian’s Cove series, featuring the Casey Clan of Witches and their friends. She lives on the Pacific Coast with her son and two cats. She has family all over the place. Cate loves to travel, paint, dance, and sing. She occasionally makes her own clothing and costumes. She has always felt close to fairies, nature, and the paranormal world.