About the Author
Sharon Lee and Steve Miller
live in the rolling hills of Central Maine
with two insistent muses in the form of cats and a large cast of characters. The husband-and-wife team's collaborative work in science fiction and fantasy include twelve novels and numerous short stories in their award-winning Liaden Universe®. In addition to their collaborative work, Steve has seen short stories, nonfiction, and reviews published under his name, while Sharon
has seen published short stories, newspaper pieces, and two mystery novels.
Steve was the founding curator of the University of Maryland
's Kuhn Library Science Fiction Research Collection and a former Nebula juror. For five years, Sharon
served the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, consecutively as Executive Director, Vice President and President. Sharon
's interests include music, seashores and pine cones. Steve also enjoys music, plays tournament chess, and collects cat whiskers.