Debra Austin

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Debra Austin is a former obstetrician who closed her practice to pursue writing full time. In addition to obtaining a degree in physics, she has cultivated a rich, extensive self-taught education in paleo-anthropology. She lives in California with her family.

Photo Credit: Jessica Verma

Books by this Author

Daughter of Kura

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. It's all random.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Mephistopheles

Q. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. maelstrom, obverse, equerry

Q. With whom in history do you most identify?

A. Kristin Lavransdatter

Q. What is your biggest pet peeve?

A. Excavation of skeletons.