Tobsha Learner was born and raised in England and has lived in both Australia and the USA. She is well known in
Australia as a playwright and her first collection of short stories, Quiver, has sold over 150,000 copies internationally. Her third book -- the bestselling The Witch of Cologne -- was her first work of historical fiction and was followed by another collection of short stories, Tremble, and her fifth book. Soul. Tobsha divides her time between, London, Sydney and California.
In 1641, the country of England stands divided. London has become a wasps' nest of spies, and under the eyes of the Roundheads those who practice magic are routinely sent to hang. Living in exile in the Surrey countryside is the Master Astrologer a...