Sandra Hili Vassallo was born in 1968. She served as a diplomat in New York and as a director within the public service. She now works as a legal officer and lectures on family law at the University of Malta and feels very strongly about social justice and refugees’ rights. She lives with her husband and two daughters in Santa Venera. When she’s not working (or writing) she enjoys the sea, the rain, the ice cream and music and books.