Mercedes Lackey is a full-time writer and has published numerous novels and works of short fiction, including the bestselling Heralds of Valdemar series. She is also a professiona lyricist and a licensed wild bird rehabilitator. She lives in Oklahoma with her husband and collaborator, artist Larry Dixon, and their flock of parrots.
"Beautifully written.... Shows a sure touch with the wonder and adventure that characterize the best fantasy writers." --RT Reviews
"Lackey has created a complex, interesting world." --American Fantasy Magazine "The story is well told, and the major characters are well-drawn. As a whole, the trilogy offers evidence of Lackey's...potential to become a major figure in the field." --Booklist "So well-crafted you'll want read it an entire night. The Heralds are all people you know, or wish you knew." --OtherRealms