Gwen Bristownbsp;was the author ofCalico Palace,Golden Dreams,Jubilee Trail,This Side of Glory, andTomorrow Is Forever.Sara Donatiis the author ofDawn on a Distant Shore,Fire Along the Sky,Into the Wilderness,Lake in the Clouds, andQueen of Swords.
Rosina Lippi was born in Chicago, Illinois on January 14, 1956. She received a PhD in linguistics from Princeton University. Before becoming a full-time writer, she worked as a professor. She writes the Wilderness series under the pen name Sara Donati.