Biography for Breath of Iron

Penguin Putnam
Kate Cross is also USA Today bestselling author Kathryn Smith. She has published nearly thirty novels, which have been translated into several foreign languages. Writing steampunk allows her to combine her love of fashion, history, and science fiction. As Kady Cross she writes steampunk young adult fiction, and as Kate Locke she writes urban fantasy. She lives in Connecticut with her husband and five cats.