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A native of Belgium, Alia Cardyn has degrees in law and political science and has worked as a lawyer and public speaker. Now a mother to three, she devotes her time to writing. She has published several novels with Éditions Charleston: A Life Awaits You, winner of the reader’s choice award from the Club chain of stores in Belgium (2016), Choosing a New Live (2017) and The Flight (2019). Mademoiselle Papillon is her fourth novel, the first with Éditions Robert Laffont.