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.

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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. What is your favorite occupation, when you’re not writing?

A. Baccarat in Monte Carlo.

Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Mephistopheles

Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?

A. Any homo erectus individual. I wouldn't speak, only watch.

Q. What do you regret most?

A. I most regret unnecessary suffering in Darfur.