Yvonne Harlech was born in Edinburgh and grew up in Montreal, Canada. She studied English Literature at Concordia University and now lives in Cheshire with her husband. She is the author of Female Parts: the Art and Politics of Women Playwrights, under the name Yvonne Hodkinson, and the historical novels Mistress of the Temple and Harp of Joy, set in ancient Egypt. The novels reflect her deep love for ancient Egypt, its dramatic history and rich heritage.
The author is currently writing a novel about Romano-Britain. The story takes place in 1st century Deva, where great myths meet and cultures collide.