Elizabeth Ruth is the author of three critically acclaimed novels, Matadora, Smoke, and Ten Good Seconds of Silence. She was a finalist for the Writer’s Trust of Canada Fiction Prize, Amazon.ca Best First Novel Award, and the Toronto Book Award, and her work was also chosen for the One Book One Community Program. In January 2014, the CBC named Elizabeth one of the Ten Canadian Women You Need To Read.

“Readers will find themselves absolutely unable to look away. This searing, sensual novel is an adventure not to be missed."—the Globe and Mail on Matadora.