Julie A. D’Arcy grew up reading the likes of Lord of the Rings, Once and Future King and every fairy-tale she could get her hands on. Later on falling in love with the works of David Gemmell, Terry Brooks and Johanna Lindsey.
As a child she spent hours drawing and writing stories to accompany the pictures she drew. Graduating to writing short stories and poems as a teenager, often being asked to include poems in the school magazine.
With her love of both the Fantasy and the Romance genres, and her love of books prompted her to try her hand at writing her own novel.
Her first book, Time of the Wolf, was published in 1999 and went on to win the 1999 Dorothy Parker RIO Award for Women’s fantasy fiction. She was also runner up in the Australian RWA Ruby Award, the U.S.A, PEARL AWARD and the SAPPHIRE AWARD. (Time of the Wolf has been given an update and was released by The Wild Rose Press 13th Jan. 2021.)
Julie A. D’Arcy has published seven full length novels, and four novellas and a 5,000 M/M romance. She has just finished a sequel to “The Cross of Tarlis.” The Cross of Tarlis :The Awakening is to be released shortly and The Cross of Tarlis: The reckoning, later in 2021)
She lives in rural Victoria, Australia with her two spoiled Oriental cats, Alara and Keila named after two characters in her books.