Marie Rutkoski is the author of The Winner's Trilogy, The Kronos Chronicles, and The Shadow Society. Rutkoski is currently a professor at Brooklyn College, where she teaches Renaissance Drama, children's literature and creative writing. She lives in Brooklyn, New York.
Faultlessly written, home to a rich cast of mesmerising characters, and possesses just the right amount of intrigue, romance and emotion to make the story one that leaves an impression. My mind is still reeling from those final few pages * Realm of Fiction * Dynamic and engaging . . . I loved this novel * The YA Shelf * Spellbinding . . . Rutkoski's richly imagined world is full of dynamic repartee, gruesome battle scenes, and shifting alliances * Publishers Weekly * Rich characterization, exquisite worldbuilding and rock-solid storytelling make this a fantasy of unusual intelligence and depth . . . Breathtaking, tragic and true * Kirkus * Beautifully written [and] masterfully plotted . . . A rare and special reading experience: I loved it. I want more. * Kristin Cashore, New York Times bestselling author of <i>Graceling<i> * 'A one of a kind, BRILLIANT book . . . a bold tale on loyalty, love, family, friendship, suppression and power * Guardian * Praise for THE WINNER'S CURSE series