Brenda Joyce is the New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of thirty-six novels and four novellas. There are over thirteen million copies of her novels in print and she is published in over a dozen foreign countries. A native New Yorker, she now lives in southern Arizona with her husband, son, dogs and numerous Arabian and Half-Arabian reining horses. Brenda divides her time between her twin passions'writing powerful love stories and her quest to become a nationally ranked Top Ten equestrian.
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Lora Leigh lives in the rolling hills of Kentucky, often found absorbing the ambience of this peaceful setting. She dreams in bright, vivid images of the characters intent on taking over her writing life, and fights a constant battle to put them on the hard drive of her computer before they can disappear as fast as they appeared.
Lora's family, and her writing life co-exist, if not in harmony, in relative peace with each other. Surrounded by a menagerie of pets, friends, and a teenage son who keeps her quick wit engaged, Lora's life is filled with joys, aided by her fans whose hearts remind her daily why she writes.
Frank Herbert (1920-86) was born in Tacoma, Washington and worked as a reporter and later editor of a number of West Coast newspapers before becoming a full-time writer. His first sf story was published in 1952 but he achieved fame more than ten years later with the publication in Analog of Dune World and The Prophet of Dune that were amalgamated in the novel Dune in 1965.
"Kate Elliott" published her first novel with DAW Books in 1992.She is currently working on the Crossroads series (Spirit Gate and Shadow Gate, with Traitors’ Gate ), published by Tor Books (USA) and Orbit Books (UK). It’s an “HBO-style” fantasy with a focus on character and landscape, and an epic plot.
A Song of Ice and Fire is an award-winning series of epic fantasy novels by American novelist and screenwriter George R. R. Martin won Hugo Award,reached the top of the New York Times bestseller lists upon its release.The series has been placed as the number 2 rated series at the Internet Book List as of March 10, 2009.The series is being cited as a forerunner of a 'gritty' new wave of epic fantasy authors that include Scott Lynch, Joe Abercrombie, Steven Erikson and Scott Bakker.