Aviya Carmen grew up as a huge fan of martial arts stories and Christian Andersen’s fairy tales. At a young age she started writing stories and in high school she took up poetry writing. She studied biomedical engineering in University for ten years. The White Forest, book 1 of the Legend of Prince Ayron series, is her debut novel. It was inspired by her hikes on the Grouse mountains in Vancouver, Canada, and the breathtaking scenery of Scotland. Her hobbies include hiking, visiting castles, learning about ancient cultures, and tackling new languages.