Our Authors

Our goal is to dazzle our readers – to make their hearts beat fast and their knuckles turn white. We have our authors to thank for making that possible. Their creativity and dedication lets readers lose themselves between the paragraphs of a great story. On that note, we’d like to introduce some of our authors….

Anderson, Kevin J.

Kevin J. Anderson was born in 1962 in Racine, Wisconsin, and started writing at the age of eight. He worked at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory for 12 years. Apart from witing alone, the science fiction writer now frequently writes together with his wife and author Doug Beason

Bishop, David

David James Bishop was born in New Zealand in 1966 and is a screenwriter and author. During the 1990s he was a UK comics editor and has since become a prolific author of crime, science fiction and fantasy.

Coleman, M. Sean

M. Sean Coleman launched his career as one of the original writers on Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy Online. He has since written and produced original, award-winning shows for MSN, O2, Sony Pictures, Fox, the BBC, and Channel 4. He continues to write novels, graphic novels and tv scripts from his home in London.

Conroy, Gabriel

Gabriel Conroy was born in Los Angeles, California, in 1967. After high school, he joined the armed forces and was stationed in Germany for several years. He discovered his love for writing while traveling through Europe. When he returned to the States, he studied Journalism at Los Angeles City College and UCLA, and currently works as a freelance journalist, writer, and translator. Mr. Conroy is married and has a dog and a cat.

Costello, Matthew

Matthew Costello was born in 1948 and writes novels and nonfictional works as author and coauthor. Some of his books have been adapted into film versions and he wrote for some TV channels like the BBC. He also scripts and designs videogames.

Das, Mintie

Mintie Das was born in India, raised in the US and now lives in Helsinki, Finland. She worked for a UN consulting agency for the last ten years. Mintie's lifelong dream to write came true with her debut novel Storm Sisters: The Sinking World. Mintie collaborated with Rovio, makers of Angry Birds, to create Storm Sisters.

DeCandido, Keith R. A.

Keith R. A. DeCandido was born in 1969 in New York City and is an American science fiction and fantasy writer and musician. He attended Fordham University and wrote for the College newspaper. He also works as an editor and movie reviewer.

Eschbach, Andreas

Andreas Eschbach was born in 1959 in Ulm and started writing at the age of 12. He studied aerospace and worked as a software engineer. Today, he works as a freelance author and lives with his wife and son in Brittany.

Fulvio, Luca Di

Luca Di Fulvio was born in 1957 and lives as a freelance author in Rome. He studied dramaturgy at the Accademia Nazionale d'Arte Drammatica Silvio D'Amico and was taught by Andrea Camilleri before he started writing. His novels have spent many weeks at the top of the prestigious Spiegel Bestseller List.

Hamilton, Rebecca

Rebecca Hamilton lives in Georgia with her husband and four kids, all of whom inspire her writing. Somewhere in between using magic to disappear booboos and sorcery to heal emotional wounds, she takes to her fictional worlds to see what perilous situations her characters will find themselves in next. Rebecca has been published internationally, in three languages.

Haran, Elizabeth

Elizabeth Haran was born in Zimbabwe and eventually moved to England with her family and from there to Australia. Today, she lives with her husband and two sons on the coast of Adelaide in south Australia. Before discovering her passion for writing she worked as a model, owned a gardening shop and worked with disabled children.

Hohlbein, Wolfgang

Wolfgang Hohlbein was born in Weimar in 1953 and now lives with his wife and their six children and a number of pets close to Neuss. After he graduated from school he trained to become a real estate agent. Today, he is one of the most successful German authors and his books are published in 34 languages. Together with his wife, he has written over 160 books for young adults and children.

Johnson, Trent Kennedy

Trent Kennedy Johnson is a freelance author living in Los Angeles, California. He was born and raised in a suburb of Chicago and has always been fascinated by the underground and parallel society of big cities. He graduated from Columbia College in Chicago and founded a writing school named Incandescent, focused on assisting writers as they generate and hone new concepts from unconventional sources of inspiration.

Mona Kasten

Kasten, Mona

Mona Kasten was born in Germany in 1992. Before devoting herself to writing, she studied Library and Information Science. She lives with her husband, cats, and countless books in northern Germany. She loves all forms of caffeine and taking long walks in the woods. Her favorite days are the ones when she can block out the world and just write. 

Kaye, Rainy

Rainy Kaye is an aspiring overlord. In the meantime, she writes paranormal novels from her lair somewhere in Phoenix, Arizona. She is represented by Rossano Trentin of TZLA and published with Bastei Lübbe. Someone told her she's a USA Today Bestselling author. She thought there would be cake.

Lark, Sarah

Sarah Lark was born in Germany's Ruhr region and is a bestselling author in Germany, her native country, as well as Spain and the United States. She currently lives with four dogs and a cat on her farm in Almería, Spain.

Marshall, Christian

Christian Liberty Marshall is an Austrian-based writer and musician with degrees from Vanderbilt University and University of Music and Performing Arts Graz. When not performing as a violist, he can be found teaching at the Popakademie Baden-Württemberg, writing educational material for children, or translating German literature.

Nixon, Keith

Keith Nixon has been writing since he was a child. In fact some of his friends (& his wife) say he's never really grown up. Keith is currently gainfully employed in a senior sales role for a UK based high-tech company meaning he gets to use his one skill, talking too much. Keith writes crime and historical fiction novels.As well as writing Keith reads far too much and is a reviewer for the respected Crime Fiction Lover and Big Al's Books & Pals.

Raven, Michelle

Michaela Rabe was born in Hannover and studied librarianship and worked as a librarian in Niedersachsen. In 2002 she published her first novel under the pseudonym Michelle Raven. These days, her books are regularly bestsellers.

Richards, Neil

Neil Richards has worked as a producer and writer in TV and film, creating scripts for BBC, Disney, and Channel 4, and earning numerous Bafta nominations along the way. He's also written script and story for over 20 video games including The Da Vinci Code and Starship Titanic, co-written with Douglas Adams, and consults around the world on digital storytelling. His writing partnership with NYC-based Matt Costello goes back to the late 90's and the two have written many hours of TV together. Cherringham, the crime fiction series set in the Cotswolds, is their first crime fiction as co-writers.

Anthony Neil Smith

Smith, Anthony Neil

Anthony Neil Smith is a Professor of English and Chair of the Department of English, Philosophy, Spanish and Humanities at Southwest Minnesota State University. He also writes dark, sordid crime novels.

Taylor, Kathryn

Kathryn Taylor started writing when still a child and published her first story at the age of 11. She knew that the wanted to earn money by writing books but worked in various jobs before finally becoming an author. Her second novel gained popularity nationally and international and became a bestseller in Germany.