Christine Gardner was born in country New South Wales and grew up in Victoria. When the youngest of her five sons started school she too returned to education. After a variety of TAFE courses in art and design, pottery, creative writing and editing she achieved a Bachelor of Arts at La Trobe University, with Honours in History. She also studied Literature, Women's Studies, Philosophy and Religion.
She has written everything from children's picture books to adult horror and has most recently published a sad and horrific true story of a mother who brutally murdered her three young children in 1910.
Christine has a blog at http://cmsgardnerblog.wordpress.com/about/