Kate Welshman is an Australian author, wife, and mother of four children. She had several careers before becoming a full-time writer, as a barrister (trial attorney) and a horse riding coach. Her first young adult novel, Posse, was published by Random House in 2009, and she will release a range of titles in 2013 and 2014. Kate lives in Glenorie, New South Wales, on a horse farm with her family. She loves horses, dogs, cooking, and reading.