Jo Graham worked in politics for fifteen years before leaving to write full time. She is the author of the Locus Award nominated Black Ships and the Spectrum Award nominated Stealing Fire, as well as five books of the top selling Stargate Atlantis: Legacy series.
She is also the author of historical fantasies Hand of Isis and The General’s Mistress, as well as an additional Stargate Atlantis novel and an SG-1 novel. With Melissa Scott, she is the author of The Order of the Air series of historical fantasies set in the roaring twenties and the Great Depression. Her forthcoming novels include the historical fantasy/spy novel The Emperor’s Agent and the third Order of the Air novel Silver Bullet.
Jo Graham lives in North Carolina with her partner and their daughter. She blogs at jo-graham.livejournal.
Cythera is a sacred courtesan, one of the fabulous Adepts of Menaechmi, famed through the Nine Worlds for their opulent beauty and decadence. However, when a fragile peace treaty hangs in the balance, the power to stop an interstellar war suddenly rests with her — a mission for which she is unprepared and unqualified.