Anne McCaffrey, the Hugo Award-winning author of the bestselling Dragonriders of Pern(R) novels, is one of science fiction's most popular authors. She recently collaborated with Elizabeth Ann Scarborough on the Tale of the Barque Cats books: Catalyst and Catacombs. She lives in a house of her own design, Dragonhold-Underhill, in County Wicklow, Ireland. Todd McCaffrey is the bestselling author of the Pern novels Dragonsblood, Dragonheart, and Dragongirl, and the co-author, with his mother, Anne McCaffrey, of Dragon's Kin, Dragon's Fire, Dragon Harper, and Sky Dragons. A computer engineer, he currently lives in Los Angeles. Having grown up in Ireland with the epic of the Dragonriders of Pern, (R) he is bursting with ideas for new stories of that world, its people, and its dragons.
"SF grand master McCaffrey and her son Todd combine their
prodigious storytelling talents to craft a complex tale of
desperation and sacrifice, love and loss."--Library Journal
(starred review) "Smooth, clear writing allows the well-realized
characters to resonate with the world of Pern."--Publishers
"Enjoyable . . . adds depth to Pern."--SFRevu