Samantha Young is from Stirlingshire, Scotland. After graduating from the University of Edinburgh, she began writing adult contemporary romance novels. Her book, On Dublin Street, became a #1 National Bestseller and has been re-published by Penguin USA. Young's series include the Tale of Lunarmorte, Fire Spirits and Warriors of Ankh. Her novel, Before Jamaica Lane, was on the New York times bestseller list in 2014.