Mercedes Lackey is a full-time writer and has published numerous novels and works of short fiction, including the best-selling Heralds Of Valdemar series. She is also a professional lyricist and a licensed wild bird rehabilitator. She lives in Oklahoma with her husband, artist Larry Dixon, and their flock of parrots. She can be found at mercedeslackey.com.
Praise for The Collegium Chronicles
"Returning to her beloved Valdemar universe, Lackey opens her
new series at a pivotal time in the history of Valdemar.... Series
fans will enjoy the variations on a familiar theme, while enough
information is presented for first-timers to discover a world of
high adventure and individual courage. Highly recommended."
"A real page-turner.... Outstanding characters, especially Mags, will greatly please Valdemar fans." -- Booklist
"An enjoyable and pleasant read.... Mags is an appealing protagonist facing challenges (and successes) with which readers will empathize." --RT Book Reviews
"An entertaining fantasy starring a likable lead character." --Midwest Book Reviews "Top Pick! ... A wonderful amalgam of fantasy and character study." --Night Owl Reviews