Alexandra Emily Adornetto was born on 18 April 1992 in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. She is the only child of two English teachers. She has loved stories for as long as she can remember. She began writing a Children's novel when she was only 13, inspired by J.M. Barrie’s Peter Pan. At 14, she sold it to HarperCollinsPublishers, that also bought the two next novels of The Strangest Adventures series. The Halo series is her first YA fantasy romances and marks her international debut. She is currently splitting her time between Australia and the USA, while she studies and writes. In the future she hopes to combine novel writing and acting as Alexandra Grace. Her passions include old-school country music, theology, singing and performing.