Tanya Huff was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. After graduating high school, she served in the Canadian Naval Reserve as a cook from 1975 to 1979. She received a B.A.A. in radio and television arts from Ryerson Polytechnical Institute. After graduating college, she worked at Bakka, Canada's oldest SF and fantasy book store, from 1985 to 1992. She is the author of more than 20 books including Blood Price, Blood Trail, Blood Lines, Blood Pact, and Blood Debt.