Liliana Le Hingrat was born in Romania in 1967. She studied history at the Alexandru Ioan Cuza University in Iasi and worked as a freelance correspondent for a Romanian daily newspaper. She poured her expertise in history gleaned during college along with her passion for writing into her first historic novel Das dunkle Herz der Welt. Liliana Le Hingrat has partaken in numerous well-known writing seminars. She has also gotten involved in the renovations of several nearly collapsed medieval church castles in Transylvania in Romania.