Pamela Mariko grew up near UK’s bleak Moors, where Red Moon: secrets of a sixties schoolgirl, (formerly Red Moon Rising), is set. She’s a 2011 semi-finalist in Amazon’s Breakthrough Novel Award and gained five star reviews from Amazon panel editors and Publishers Weekly. In 2010 she won the Olvar Woods Fellowship Award, and in 2008 the Varuna Longlines. Besides this book, Pam also writes women’s fiction. A former freelance travel and property writer, she is now driven to follow her heart and concentrate on novels. Pam lives on Australia’s Sunshine Coast and enjoys spending time with her partner, good friends and her cat.