Derek E Pearson is a FINALIST in the 2017 Foreword INDIES Book Of The Year Awards announced at the American Library Association Annual Conference in 2018 - - GODS' Fool (Preacher Spindrift series book#2) FANTASY And a FINALIST in the 2016 Foreword INDIES Book Of The Year Awards announced at the American Library Association Annual Conference in 2017 - - Star Weaver (Soul's Asylum trilogy book #2) SCIENCE FICTION - GODS' Enemy (Preacher Spindrift series book #1) FANTASY Pearson lives on the London/Surrey borders where he spends most of his time at his keyboard imagineering new worlds or twisting existing worlds through the dark prism he uses instead of a brain. His research is extensive especially in his portraying hard science fiction. In his Body Holiday adult sci-fi trilogy Pearson introduced readers to Milla Carter, a beautiful telepath and killer, whose adventures continued in his Soul's Asylum trilogy. Medina Bishop, a lovely and diminutive medium, was introduced in Slave Skin. Pearson says, "When someone dies it has to matter. You have to believe a life has been lost. An author learns to love the people he lives with in his mind. They become real."