Christine Talley grew up in Easton, PA, as the oldest of six kids and now lives in Allentown, PA. She is a wife and mother of two sons and has a black cat. She is a member of the Greater Lehigh Valley Writers Group. She has written science fiction short stories and poetry. She was a 2015 NaNoWriMo winner by finishing her first novel, The Girl in the Bird: Romance and Alien Power in the Current Middle Ages. As Clotilda Warhammer of Mistwraithe Hall, she was a sword and shield fighter in the Society for Creative Anachronism for nine years. Both her sons grew up in the SCA, going to Pennsic and other events with her. She participated in numerous battles, along with a thousand other fighters, during nine Pennsic Wars and other events, when she wasn’t working as a registered nurse. Her hobbies have included caving, rock climbing, hiking, camping, heavy weapons fighting in the SCA, drawing and painting.


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