Author(s): Rosanne Hawke
"Told over two books - the first book, Daughter of Nomadsreleased July 2016.First Moon of Autumn, 1662- After reuniting with the nomads, fourteen-year-old Jahani is finally home. With her red hair dyed black, she can travel through the Qurraqoram Mountains without fear of being captured. But the tyrants and war lords who pursue Jahani will not rest in their battle for power and, before long, the nomads are attacked. Can Jahani discover a pathway to peace in the northern kingdoms and fulfil her true destiny?"
"Rosanne Hawke is the South Australian author of twenty-five books. She lived in Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates as an aid worker for ten years. Her books include The Messenger Bird, winner of the 2013 Cornish Holyer an Gof Award for Young Adult and Children's Literature and Taj and the Great Camel Trek, winner of the 2012 Adelaide Festival Awards for Children's Literature and shortlisted for the 2012 NSW Premier's Literary Awards. She is the 2015 recipient of the Nance Donkin Award; an Asialink, Carclew, Varuna and May Gibbs Fellow; and a Bard of Cornwall. She teaches creative writing at Tabor Adelaide and writes in an old Cornish farmhouse with underground rooms near Kapunda. www.rosannehawke.com"