Passionate about writing and history, Monika Fourneaux grew up in the Czech Republic leaving at nineteen to explore the world. She studied and worked in the UK, Germany, Japan and France. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Japanese and a Master’s degree in Business and Management, from the University of Lille. She worked in the broadcasting and trade show industries. She currently lives in Dubai with her husband and two children. Story of Lenka is her first novel.