Alice Borchardt shared a childhood of storytelling with her sister, Anne Rice, in New Orleans. A professional nurse, she has also nurtured a profound interest in little-known periods of history. She is the author of Devoted, Beguiled, The Silver Wolf, Night of the Wolf and The Wolf King. The first two novels in her trilogy about Guinevere, The Dragon Queen and the Raven Warrior, are both published by Bantam Books. Alice Borchardt lives in Houston.