H.S. Norup grew up on a golf course in Denmark and has since lived in the UK, the US, Austria, Switzerland and Singapore, where she resides with her husband and two teenage sons. She has a master's degree in economics and business administration and sixteen years' experience in corporate marketing strategy and communications. When she's not writing or reading, she spends her time outdoors either skiing, hiking, walking, golfing or taking photos. The Missing Barbegazi is her first novel.