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. Who is your favorite fictional villain?

A. Ursula from The Little Mermaid. I just love her attitude.

Q. What are your 5 favorite songs?

A. With or Without You, by U2; Short Skirt, Long Jacket by Cake; You & Me by Dave Matthews Band; With Cat Like Tread, from The Pirates of Penzance; and Daughter by Pearl Jam

Q. What’s your greatest flaw?

A. I'm lazy, oh, boy, I'm lazy. I'm working on it though.

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