An acknowledged master of dark fantasy and science fiction alike, C.S. Friedman
is a John W. Campbell award finalist, and the author of the highly acclaimed Coldfire trilogy, New York Times
Notable Book of the Year This Alien Shore
, In Conquest Born
, The Madness Season
, The Wilding,
The Magister Trilogy, and the Dreamwalker series. Friedman worked for twenty years as a professional costume designer, but retired from that career in 1996 to focus on her writing. She lives in Virginia, and can be contacted via her website, www.csfriedman.com.