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. What are your most overused words or phrases?

A. "Do you see what I'm saying?" and "Know what I mean?"

Q. What is your greatest achievement?

A. Honestly, I can't think of anything that makes me feel greater pride than knowing I published a book.

Q. What do you regret most?

A. I regret that I didn't have a more confident sense of self as a child.

Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?

A. I've always wanted to be a bird. I'd love to fly.

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