L. Penelope has been writing since she could hold a pen and loves getting lost in the worlds in her head. She is an award-winning author of new adult, fantasy, and paranormal romance. She lives in Maryland with her husband and their furry dependents. Her books include the Earthsinger Chronicles (Song of Blood & Stone, Whispers of Shadow & Flame).
L. Penelope's first installment in the Earthsinger Chronicles is a master class in fantasy world-building. - TIME Magazine's 10 Best Fantasy Books of 2018 Wonderful characters, unique setting, and an engaging romance set against the backdrop of ancient magic. I can't wait to see what L. Penelope will do next. --Ilona Andrews, #1 New York Times bestselling author Prepare to be hooked. SONG OF BLOOD AND STONE is brimming with captivating lore, unique magic, and plot-turns you never saw coming. L. Penelope has written your next fantasy obsession. --Elise Kova, USA Today bestselling author of The Loom Saga Readers who enjoy romance mixed with fantasy will find a bold power couple to root for as Jasminda and Jack overcome both personal and political obstacles. Fresh, suspenseful, and perceptive, Penelope's first in a new series will appeal to historical-fantasy readers, especially fans of N. K. Jemisin's The Hundred Thousand Kingdoms. - Booklist on Song of Blood & Stone Shines a bright light into epic fantasy. - Library Journal Starred Review on Song of Blood & Stone L. Penelope's page-turning apocalyptic epic Song of Blood & Stone does what fantasy does best: provide epic plots, epic world-building and epic myth. A rewarding, carefully crafted read. - The Root on Song of Blood & Stone Set against a backdrop of myth and magic, Song of Blood and Stone is a sweeping tale of love, duty and destiny that feels as urgent as it does timeless. - Rebecca Roanhorse, author of TRAIL OF LIGHTNING Song of Blood and Stone is an enchanting journey through a world more relevant than ever. Wars between Gods, romance, action--it's everything I love all at once. - K Arsenault Rivera, author of THE TIGER'S DAUGHTER Song of Blood and Stone is a sweeping journey of magic, romance, sacrifice, and self-discovery. These heartwarming characters, their trials and adventures, and their love for each other will stay with you long after the book ends. - Amanda Bouchet, USA Today bestselling author of The Kingmaker Chronicles Song of Blood and Stone is a thrilling and complex journey through a beautifully rendered world that is imaginative, magical, and eerily similar to our own. A terrific read! - Daniel Jose Older, New York Times bestselling author Penelope delivers an engrossing story with delightful characters in this fantastic opening to a promising series. --Publishers Weekly starred review Great characters, beautiful writing, incredible world building. --Ann Aguirre, New York Times Bestselling Author