Gareth L. Powell was born and raised in Bristol, and his early mentors included Diana Wynne Jones and Helen Dunmore. His novels have twice won the BSFA Award, and been finalists for both the Locus Award in the US and the Seiun Award in Japan. He is probably best known for his acclaimed `Trouble Dog' space opera series, which includes the novels Embers of War, Fleet of Knives, and Light of Impossible Stars. He is a popular guest and speaker at conventions and literary events, and can often be found on Twitter @garethlpowell giving free advice to aspiring authors.
a truly terrific, action-packed space opera that ponders what it means to be human - The Frumious Consortium If you like space operas, science fiction, sassy people and drama then you will have one hell of good time reading Light of Impossible Stars 5* - Fangirl Nation a well-planned and thoughtfully crafted trilogy - Hugo Book Club