Kiersten White is the #1 New York Times bestselling, Bram Stoker Award–winning, and critically acclaimed author of many books, including Hide, Mister Magic, The Dark Descent of Elizabeth Frankenstein, the And I Darken trilogy, the Camelot Rising trilogy, and Star Wars: Padawan. White lives with her family in San Diego, where they obsessively care for their deeply ambivalent tortoise, Kimberly.