Barbara Hambly was born in San Diego. Her interest in fantasy began with reading The Wizard of Oz at an early agae and has continued ever since. She attended the University of California, Riverside, specializing in medieval history and then spent a year at the University at Bordeaux in Southern France as a teaching and research assistant. She now lives in Los Angeles.
Praise for Barbara Hambly: 'Wondrous' Brandon Sanderson 'This is literary alchemy of the highest order, and it confirms Hambly's place as one of the best new fantasists' Locus 'An enviable and intricate talent' Janny Wurts