JOANNA HATHAWAY was born in Montreal, and is an avid storyteller who always dreamed of being both a pilot and a princess. A lifelong history buff, she was inspired to write after reading memoirs of WWI, and now has shelves filled with biographies and historical accounts. She can usually be found riding horses or traveling the globe.
In this reimagining of Europe's world wars, Joanna Hathaway delivers a novel of court intrigue and action-packed military adventure. Heart-pounding . . . will leave the reader wanting more. --Melissa de la Cruz, #1 New York Times bestselling author The kind of book you can sink your teeth into, full of rich worldbuilding, complex characters, and intricate plots with a healthy dose of backstabbing. . . . Fans of high stakes political intrigue will love Dark of the West. I can't wait to read the sequel. --Evelyn Skye, New York Times bestselling author of The Crown's Game This soaring, gorgeously written, high-stakes adventure stole my breath from the very first page. Dark of the West's forbidden romance unfolds with devastating beauty against the backdrop of an incipient world war. --Margaret Rogerson, New York Times bestselling author of An Enchantment of Ravens Airplane battles, revolutions, palace intrigue, star-crossed love, feuds spanning generations. This story's scope is ambitious, a world unto itself, yet Hathaway wields the narrative with powerful precision. Dark of the West is a debut to be reckoned with. --Ryan Graudin, author of the Wolf By Wolf duology Captivating . . . The prose is elegant, the characters intricate, and the worldbuilding enrapturing. --Charlie N. Holmberg, Wall Street Journal bestselling author of the Paper Magician series Smart, stunning, and completely swoonworthy, Dark of the West swept me off my feet. Fans of forbidden love, high stakes, and intrigue--don't miss this triumph of a book! --Sarah Glenn Marsh, author of the Reign of the Fallen series Beautiful and bittersweet, Dark of the West is a stunning must-read. Dangerous politics, a looming war, star-crossed lovers and secrets held close--the story builds in careful strokes to a crescendo that will keep you riveted until the last page. --Hafsah Faizal, author of the forthcoming We Hunt The Flame With elements of epic fantasy, military and political intrigue, and ill-fated romantic attraction, this novel is packed with world building details. The romantic attraction between Athan and Aurelia has the feeling of Romeo and Juliet, leaving readers hoping for the best but fearing the worst. --Voya, Stacey Hayman