Richard Lee Byers is the author of over forty fantasy and horror books including The Things That Crawl, The Hep Cats of Ulthar, This Sword for Hire, Blind God’s Bluff, Black Dogs, Black Crowns, Ire of the Void, and the books in the “Impostor” series. He is perhaps best known for his Forgotten Realms novels. One of them, The Spectral Blaze, won Diehard GameFAN’s award for the Best Game-Based Novel of 2011. Richard has also published dozens of short stories, scripted a graphic novel (The Fate of All Fools), and contributed content to tabletop and electronic games. Richard lives in the Tampa Bay area and is a frequent guest at Gen Con, Dragon Con, and Florida SF conventions. He invites everyone to Follow him on Twitter (@rleebyers), Friend him on Facebook, and add him to your Circles on Google+.