Ruth Frances Long writes young adult fantasy such as The Treachery of Beautiful Things (Dial, 2012) and The Dubh Linn trilogy set in the world of demons, angels and fairies that exists alongside our own in modern day Dublin (A Crack in Everything (O’Brien, 2014) , A Hollow in the Hills (O’Brien, 2015) and A Darkness at the End (O’Brien, 2016) .
In 2015 she was the winner of The European Science Fiction Society Spirit of Dedication Award For Best Author of Children’s Science Fiction and Fantasy for A Crack in Everything.
As Jessica Thorne she writes fantasy and space opera romance – The Queen’s Wing (Bookouture, 2018) and The Stone’s Heart (Bookouture, 2019)
As R. F. Long she writes fantasy & paranormal romance such as The Scroll Thief, Soul Fire and the Holtlands stories (The Wolf’s Sister, the Wolf’s Mate and Songs of the Wolf) which were published with Samhain publishing and which she is currently working on re-releasing.
She lives in Ireland and works in a library of rare, unusual & occasionally crazy books. But they don’t talk to her that often.