Karen Hayes has been on the move her entire life. As a child, she lived in Italy, Russia, India and South Africa whose diverse cultures have left their mark in her writing. Karen wears many hats, working as a translator, book editor and even as a tour guide, but still she considers writing her main passion in life.
Kir Lukovkin was born in the city of Baku: the capital of Azerbaijan. His parents moved to Russia in 1990 where he still lives in the city of Ulyanovsk. In 2007, Kir finally decided on his choice of future profession, entering the law faculty of the Ulyanovsk State Teachers' University. He still holds his full-time job as a college teacher.