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Claire Dean

Claire Dean is the pseudonym of novelist Christy Yorke, who lives in Boise, Idaho with her husband, along with two grown children nearby. After years of writing adult fiction, including THE WISHING GARDEN and SUMMER OF GLORIOUS MADNESS, Yorke decided to write two young adult novels-GIRLWOOD for her daughter and SPIRIT CALLER for her son, and took their names as her pseudonym. Nature, and the forest in particular, has always been a vital part of the author's life, from spending her summer...See more