E.R. Murray (Elizabeth Rose Murray) writes novels for children and young adults, and short fiction for adults. Her books include The Nine Lives Trilogy (Mercier press) and Caramel Hearts (Alma Books). Her debut, The Book of Learning – Nine Lives Trilogy 1 was chosen as the 2016 Dublin UNESCO City of Literature Citywide Read for Children, and The Book of Shadows – Nine Lives Trilogy 2 was shortlisted for the 2016 Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards. Elizabeth’s short fiction is published in literary journals across UK and Ireland, and competition shortlists include Francis MacManus Short Story Award and Aesthetica Creative Works. Elizabeth lives in West Cork, Ireland, where she fishes, grows vegetables, and enjoys plenty of outdoor adventures.