Audrey Mackaman grew up in Des Moines, IA, reading fantasy novels and hoping someday to write her own. Now she lives on Whidbey Island in Washington, where she helps aspiring authors with their books while writing Cavall’s adventures. Audrey is an animal lover who volunteers at animal shelters and dog-sits whenever she can. Her clients’ pooches were the inspiration for Cavall and the rest of the dogs at Camelot. A Dog In King Arthur’s Court is her debut novel.