About the author

Ron Collins

Ron Collins is an Amazon best-selling Dark Fantasy author who writes across the spectrum of speculative fiction. His latest science fiction series, <em>Stealing the Sun</em> is available from Skyfox publishing. His fantasy series <em>Saga of the God-Touched Mage</em> reached #1 on Amazon’s bestselling dark fantasy list in the UK and #2 in the US. His short fiction has received a Writers of the Future prize and a CompuServe HOMer Award. His short story “The White Game” was nominated for the Short Mystery Fiction Society’s 2016 Derringer Award. He has contributed a hundred or so short stories to professional publications such as <em>Analog</em>, <em>Asimov’s</em>, and several other magazines and anthologies (including several editions of the Fiction River Anthology Series). He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering, and has worked to develop avionics systems, electronics, and information technology before chucking it all to write full-time–which he now does from his home in the shadows of the Santa Catalina Mountains.<br><br>