Raquel Byrnes

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Raquel is the author of critically acclaimed thriller series, The Shades of Hope trilogy, Gothic duology, The Noble Island Mysteries, and epic historical sci-fi series, The Blackburn Chronicles.


When she's not writing she can be seen geeking out over sci-fi movies, reading anything she can get her hands on, and having arguments about the television series Firefly in coffee shops. She lives in Southern California with her husband, six kids, and various reptiles.

Raquel is currently working on a suspense thriller set in the near-future.