DAWN EAGLE lives in Prebbleton, a small town south of Christchurch, New Zealand. She has been a widow for 20 years, and enjoys writing and growing roses. She has a large rose garden, breeding roses and writing about roses. This is her second novel, the first being Eliza and the Blue Rose. She has co-written two books on roses with her late husband, and more recently Roses Down Under, which traces the journey of roses from the Northern Hemisphere to Australia and New Zealand. She can be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.