Featured Author: Renée Ahdieh

Born in South Korea, Renee Ahdieh is a NY Times bestseller and celebrated author for novels such as, The Wrath and the Dawn;  The Rose and the Dagger and her latest, Flame in the Mist.

Most of Ahdieh’s novels involve female leads who disguise themselves as men to save themselves from danger. She draws inspiration from Tamora Pierce’s,  Alanna as well as Norse mythology following the same theme.  

Flame in the Mist as a direct homage to Mulan, the largest tale if cross dressing we’ve ever heard. 

Renee Ahdieh, though primarily a YA author has written for adults in the past. She was advised her writing style was better suited for young adult fiction and the rest is history.

A very hands on researcher, she prefers to come into contact with artifacts from that time period.

She currently lives in North Carolina with her husband and dog Mushu.

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