David Clement-Davies is the author of three highly acclaimed and bestselling novels. His books have been called "intricately crafted" (The Boston Globe), "a hurtling ride" (Kirkus), and a "masterpiece" (Booklist). Young readers are equally enthralled: His Amazon.com and Barnesandnoble.com kid reviews number in the hundreds and include such praise as "an instant classic," "too cool for words," and "absolutely stunning." David travels extensively and has trekked across a desert, swam with dolphins, and skydived on assignment for various travel magazines. He lives in London.