CATHY MARIE BUCHANAN’s work has been translated into nine languages. Her previous novel, The Painted Girls,was a #1 national bestseller in Canada and a New York Times bestseller. Lavished with praise, it was selected as a People pick, included in Entertainment Weekly’s“Must List,” and named a best book of the year by NPR, Good Housekeeping and Goodreads. Her debut novel, The Day The Falls Stood Still, was a New York Times bestseller and is one of the Canada Reads Top 40 Essential Canadian Novels of the Decade. Buchanan holds a BSc (Honours Biochemistry) and an MBA from Western University. Born and raised in Niagara Falls, Ontario, she now lives in Toronto.