Author(s): Rosanne Hawke
"Told over two books u the first book, Daughter of Nomads released July 2016. First Moon of Autumn, 1662: After finding her place with the nomads, fourteen-year-old Jahani feels like she finally belongs although she is constantly missing her protector Azhar. With her red hair dyed black, she is safely hidden from the tyrants and war lords who have relentlessly pursued her in their quest to rule the Mughal Empire's northern kingdoms. But after an attack on the nomad camp, Jahani's world is again turned upside down. Soon she is fleeing with the nomad prince Rahul. Will their journey to the Qurraqorum Mountains lead Jahani to danger or to her destiny?"
"Rosanne Hawke is the South Australian author of twenty-five books. She lived in Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates as an aid worker for ten years. Her books include The Messenger Bird, winner of the 2013 Cornish Holyer an Gof Award for Young Adult and Children's Literature and Taj and the Great Camel Trek, winner of the 2012 Adelaide Festival Awards for Children's Literature and shortlisted for the 2012 NSW Premier's Literary Awards. She is the 2015 recipient of the Nance Donkin Award; an Asialink, Carclew, Varuna and May Gibbs Fellow; and a Bard of Cornwall. She teaches creative writing at Tabor Adelaide and writes in an old Cornish farmhouse with underground rooms near Kapunda. www.rosannehawke.com"