Jane Johnson is the author of The Eidolon Chronicles, a children's trilogy made up of The Secret Country (2006), The Shadow World (2007) and Dragon's Fire (2007), all of which were published by Simon and Schuster. Jane's second novel for adults, The Salt Road, was published by Penguin in August 2010. Her latest children's book, Goldseekers, was published by Scholastic in March 2011.

In addition to a successful writing career, Jane is also the Fiction Publishing Director at HarperCollins. She and her husband split their time between Morocco, London and Cornwall, where Jane was born.