Born in Amos, QC, Élizabeth Turgeon studied law at the Université Laval and became a lawyer in 1976. She worked in the private sector for many years, developing a passion for sports, theatre, and painting. She dedicates herself to writing full-time since 2010.
She has published a dozen novels whose settings span Asia, Africa, South America, and Europe. Each of her books was written in the country where it is set. Her subjects are as wide-ranging as the Inca, the Maya, Buddhism, geography, paleontology, art history, gender equality, philosophy, humour, the great mafias, politics, and the major issues of our century.
Her books are aimed as girls as well as boys.
She wrote Rohingyas in Myanmar (Burma) in the winter of 2017. It describes, through a series of adventures, a reality experienced by millions of people around the world.