Lian Tanner is a children’s author and playwright. Lian’s best-selling fantasy series, The Keepers Trilogy— Museum of Thieves (2010), City of Lies (2011) and Path of Beasts (2012)—has been translated into nine languages, and won two consecutive Aurealis Awards for Best Australian Children’s Fantasy. Her second series, The Hidden—Ice Breaker (2013), Sunker’s Deep (2014) and Fetcher’s Song (2015)—is published in Australia and the USA. Lian’s new series, The Rogues Trilogy, will be launched in October 2017
Lian has been dynamited while scuba diving and arrested while busking. She once spent a week in the jungles of Papua New Guinea, hunting for a Japanese soldier left over from the Second World War. She likes secrets, old bones, and animals that are not what they seem.