Susanna Kearsley, a New York Times and USA Today bestselling author, has been compared to Mary Stewart, Daphne Du Maurier, and Diana Gabaldon. She recently debuted on the best-seller charts in the United States. with RITA-nominated The Rose Garden, winner of a RT Reviewers Choice Award for Best Historical Fantasy/Paranormal, and RITA-nominated The Winter Sea, which was also a nominee for the UK's Romantic Novel of the Year Award and winner of a RT Reviewers Choice Award for Best Historical Fiction. Her books have been translated into numerous languages, chosen for the Mystery Guild, reduced for Reader's Digest, and optioned for film. She lives near the beaches of Lake Ontario in Canada.