Nya Rawlyns is an avid student of history, having studied medieval history during her college days. She is an equestrienne, having competed in dressage, eventing and distance riding before turning to her other passion … writing. She resides in Eastern Pennsylvania with her son, three horses, ten Hens from Hell and three cats. And a parakeet dubbed ‘PervBird’, and no … you don’t want to know. The Shadow of This World is her seventh novel.