Rebecca Gable is a best-selling author of historical fiction and crime novels in Germany. She was shortlisted for the Freidrich Glauser Crime Prize and served as the director of the crime writers’ syndicate for three years. Since her first historical novel, "The Smile of Fortune," was published in 1997, she has worked consistently writing medieval historical fiction. In 2006, she won the Sir Walter Scott Prize for historical fiction for her novel "The Guardians of the Rose." She lives in the German countryside with her family, and she likes to read, travel, and play music.