The author's name is Adam Nicholas Austin. He lives in Southern California and hopes to write many more book in the Chronicle of Edru series. He also plans to write some darker more supernatural/occult novels that may have some erotic themes to them. The Chronicles of the Edru are dedicated to his brother Nicholas who died on his 30th birthday. He plans to possibly write some non-fiction as well about death, grief, his brother's life, his life and how his bi-sexuality and depression impacted his own life, and to speak about alcohol abuse.