Chantal Boudreau is an accountant by day and an author/illustrator during evenings and weekends, who lives by the ocean in beautiful Nova Scotia, Canada with her husband and two children. In addition to being a CMA-MBA, she has a BA with a major in English from Dalhousie University. A member of the Horror Writers Association, she writes and illustrates predominantly horror, dark fantasy and fantasy and has had several of her short stories published in anthologies. Fervor, her debut novel, a dystopian science fantasy tale, was released in March of 2011 followed by sequels Elevation, Transcendence, and Providence. Other releases include her novel, Magic University, the first in her fantasy series, Masters & Renegades, and its sequels, Casualties of War and Prisoners of Fate, as well as her Snowy Barrens Trilogy.