C. R. Grey was born in a house on a pier in Maine-literally on the ocean. She grew up in Memphis, Tennessee, then received her BA in Theater from the State University of New York at New Paltz and her MFA in fiction from Ohio State University. She is the author of the other two books in the Animas series, Legacy of the Claw and the upcoming Song of the Sword. Grey lives in State College, Pennsylvania, with her husband, one black cat, one white cat, and a Boston Terrier named Trudy. Find her on Twitter @CRGreyBooks.