Kirsten McKenzie is a full-time novelist who has worked as a customs officer and an antiques trader, as well as in cinema and television. Fifteen Postcards, The Final Letter, and Telegraph Home are part of her historical time-slip trilogy, The Old Curiosity Shop Series, which has been compared to 'Time Travelers Wife meets Far Pavilions' and 'Antiques Roadshow gone viral.' Kirsten is also the author of Painted, a successful gothic thriller, and Doctor Perry, a medical thriller. Her latest novel, The Forger and the Thief, is set in Florence, Italy. Kirsten lives in New Zealand with her husband, two daughters, and two rescue cats, and she spends much of her time on Twitter procrastinating.