​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Suzanne Francis (March 20, 1959) is an English science fiction and fantasy author. She was born in King's Lynn, Norfolk, and now lives in Dunedin, New Zealand. She has been married twice and has four children. Suzanne Francis is the author of four published novels, collectively known as the Song of the Arkafina. The books were first published as ebooks by Mushroom Ebooks in 2007-2009 and in paperback in 2009 by Bladud Books. All the books in the Song of the Arkafina are set in an imaginary universe known as the Gyre. Ms. Francis has stated she intends to continue adding works to the Gyre Cosmos in the future. She is presently completing a series entitled Sons of the Mariner, which will follow the further events in the lives of the main characters from the Song of the Arkafina series. Description above from the Wikipedia article Suzanne Francis, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.