has published several historical fiction novels. Prisoners in the Palace
received a starred review from School Library Journal
and was selected as an Indie Next Choice. Promise the Night
received starred reviews and was selected for the ALA Amelia Bloomer List, IRA's Notable Books for a Global Society, and Bank Street College's Best Books of 2012. She has degrees in multi-disciplinary history from Vassar College and Yale University. Rory's Promise
is the first in the Hidden Histories series published by Calkins Creek books. She lives in Westport, Connecticut. Visit michaelamaccoll.com.