S. M. Stirling is the New York Times bestselling author of many science fiction and fantasy novels. A former lawyer and an amateur historian, he lives in the Southwest with his wife, Jan.
"Richly detailed...His descriptions of beauty and horror, giv[e] this work a broad emotional palette."--Publishers Weekly Praise for S. M. Stirling and His Novels of the Change "Nobody wrecks a world better than S. M. Stirling, and nobody does a better job of showing that people remain people, with all their high points and low, in the wreckage."--Harry Turtledove, New York Times bestselling author of Fallout "Absorbing."--The San Diego Union-Tribune "[A] richly realized story of swordplay and intrigue."--Entertainment Weekly "[A] vivid portrait of a world gone insane...full of bloody action, exposition that expands character, and telling detail that makes it all seem very real."--Statesman Journal (Salem, OR) "Stirling's skill as a world builder is still as sharp as ever."--Amazing Stories "Stirling's series combines the best of [the] fantasy and postapocalyptic genres but rises above them both with his long vision and skill in creating compelling characters."--Fresh Fiction