Sandra Gustafsson was born in 1972. Her first book was the autobiographical narrative The Dandelion Kid (2006), presented in readings and conference discussions over the following seven years. In 2006 LEVA! newspaper listed her among the year's 100 most inspiring persons. In 2007 The Dandelion Kid was shortlisted for Stockholm novel of the year. In 2010 she published the psychological thriller Seared. In May of 2014 her second psychological thriller The Rival appeared. In August 2015 her third psychological thriller Skinless will be released.