Eve Grafton was born and went to school in Western Australia. She has lived in England, the Middle East, Africa, Fiji, and New Guinea, as well as various Australian cities. With her husband, she has run a small hobby farm for twenty-four years, raising sheep and cattle and making their own wine from the Shiraz and Grenache grapes on the property. She now lives in Perth with her husband, enjoying visits from her three sons and their families. She likes to travel, having completed seven cruises to various places around the world. She visited Buenos Aries, which fascinated her and is the main theme of this, her first novel.