Together, MERCEDES LACKEY and JAMES MALLORY have written the New York Times bestseller The Phoenix Transformed; To Light a Candle, a USA Today bestseller; and When Darkness Falls, a New York Times bestseller, as well as Crown of Vengeance and other novels. Lackey lives in Oklahoma. Mallory lives in Maryland.
Praise for the novels of Mercedes Lackey and James Mallory The book strikes the right balance between the struggles of a young girl thought to be the 'Child of the Prophecy' and the epic mythology that leads her to embrace a queen's destiny with Joan-of-Arc fervor. --RT Book Reviews on Crown of Vengeance Spectacular. A fascinating and complex world. --BookLoons on The Phoenix Transformed (a New York Times bestseller) As entertaining as the first trilogy. Engaging characters and a tighter plot than many fantasy epics make this a must-have. --VOYA on The Phoenix Unchained Fans of high fantasy will surely enjoy this. --SFRevu on The Phoenix Unchained [A] captivating world [is] conjured by veteran Lackey and classical scholar Mallory in this high fantasy. The narrative speeds to the end, leaving the reader satisfied and wanting to know more. --Publishers Weekly on The Outstretched Shadow Lackey and Mallory combine their talents for storytelling and world crafting into a panoramic effort. Filled with magic, dragons, elves, and other mythical creatures, this title belongs in most fantasy collections. --Library Journal on To Light a Candle (a USA Today bestseller)