P.C. Cast is a #1 "New York Times "bestselling, award-winning fantasy and paranormal romance author as well as an experienced speaker and teacher. Her novels have been YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Readers, and have received the prestigious Oklahoma Book Award, as well as the PRISM, Daphne du Maurier, and Affaire de Coeur. She lives in Oklahoma.Her daughter, Kristin Cast, has won awards for her poetry and journalism. She also lives in Oklahoma, where she attends college.