Kristin Bailey

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Kristin Bailey grew up in the middle of the San Joaquin Valley in California. In the course of her adventures, she has worked as a zookeeper, a balloon artist, and a substitute teacher. Now, in addition to an author, she is a military wife and the mother of two children and several very spoiled pets. Find out more at

Photograph by Katie Murphy

Books by this Author

Shadow of the War Machine
Rise of the Arcane Fire
Legacy of the Clockwork Key

My Life in 8 Words

Author Revealed

Q. What is your motto or maxim?

A. Never give up, never surrender! - Galaxy Quest

Q. Which living person do you most admire?

A. Honestly? My husband. He's pretty awesome.

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

A. I love gardening.

Q. If you could eat only one thing for the rest of your days, what would it be?

A. My practical side is arguing that you can't eat any one thing that much or it will kill you, but if I had to pick a favorite thing, it would probably be grapefruit. I acknowledge, I'm very odd.

Q. What’s your best quality?

A. I love very deeply and honestly.

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