Mette Ivie Harrison is the author of MIRA, MIRROR (2004, Viking), THE PRINCESS AND THE HOUND (2007, HarperEos), THE PRINCESS AND THE BEAR (2009, HarperEos), THE PRINCESS AND THE SNOWBIRD (HarperTeen 2010) TRIS AND IZZIE (Egmont, October 2011), and THE ROSE THRONE (Egmont, 2013). She now publishes adult mysteries with Soho Press (The Bishop's Wife, His Right Hand, For Time and All Eternities, Not of This Fold, and the forthcoming The Millstone). She has also published several books with By Common Consent Press (The Book of Laman, Vampires in the Temple, and The Book of Abish). She publishes "re-romances" and other romantic fiction under the name "Kjersten Beck." She is a competitive triathlete and has a PhD in Germanic Languages and Literatures from Princeton University (1995).