Liesel Schwarz

Liesel Schwarz is the award-winning author of A Conspiracy of Alchemists, the first book in her Chronicles of Light and Shadow Steampunk series.

A life-long fan of 19th Century Gothic literature, she is a hopeless romantic with a penchant for everything that's odd from fairies to giant snarling fantasy monsters. She is currently completing her PhD creative writing at Brunel University. If you ask her nicely, she might show you the correct way to drink absinthe.