Megan Whalen Turner is the bestselling and award-winning author of four previous stand-alone novels set in the world of the Queen’s Thief. Thick As Thieves marks her long-awaited return to the epic and unforgettable story of the thief, Eugenides. She has been awarded a Newbery Honor and a Boston Globe—Horn Book Honor and won the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Young Adult Literature. She has won the Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Children’s Literature and was a finalist for the Andre Norton Award. She worked as a bookseller for seven years before she started writing. Her first book was a collection of short stories called Instead of Three Wishes. Megan Whalen Turner lives in Shaker Heights, Ohio.