D.J. (Dorothy) McIntoshleft her professional job to carve out a career as an author. It took almost ten years to research and write her debut novel, The Witch of Babylon, shortlisted for the Crime Writer Association’s Debut Dagger Award and winner of an Arthur Ellis Award for best unpublished crime novel. The Witch was an instant hit, sold in twenty countries around the world.It was chosen by Amazon.ca as one of the best books of the year and by CNN International as one of six enduring historical thrillers along with notable writers like Agatha Christie, Umberto Eco, and Dan Brown.
The dark origins of famous fairy tales come to life in her second novel The Book of Stolen Tales. This June, the third in the series will come out. Entitled The Angel of Eden,it’s a story about the search for the true location of the Garden of Eden.