Fantasy and youth novelist best known for her 2013 thriller Vicious and its subsequent sequels. Some of her other popular series' include A Darker Shade of Magic and the Everyday Angel saga.
In 2011, she published her debut novel, The Near Witch, with Hyperion Books.
In 2016, she released the first in the Monsters of Verity Duology with Greenwillow Books. She also released the first book in The Archived series with Disney-Hyperion in 2013.
Her mother is from England and her father was raised in Beverly Hills, California.
In 2013, the film rights for Vicious were purchased by Story Mining & Supply Co and Scott Free Productions, Ridley Scott's production company.