Priscilla Royal, author of nine books from Poisoned Pen Press in the Prioress Eleanor and Brother Thomas medieval mystery series, grew up in British Columbia. She earned a BA in World Literature at San Francisco State University, where she discovered the beauty of medieval literature.
Before retiring from the Federal Government in 2000, she worked in a variety of jobs, all of which provided an excellent education in the complexity of human experience and motivation.
Priscilla is a theater fan as well as a reader of history, mystery, and fiction of lesser violence. When not hiding in the thirteenth century, she lives in Northern California. She is a member of California Writers Club, Mystery Writers of America, and Sisters in Crime. Her most recent book is The Sanctity of Hate, and she is currently at work on the next in the series.