Marjorie Cowley was trained at the Fowler Museum of Cultural History at the University of California, Los Angeles, and taught prehistoric history to students from first grade through high school. In this capacity she was designated a professional expert by the Los Angeles Unified School District. She has written two previous novels with settings in ancient history, Dar the Spear-Thrower and Anooka's Answer. She lived in Santa Monica, California and passed away in 2016 at the age of 91.
Read a Q & A with Marjorie Cowley. Read her obituary here.