L. E. MODESITT, JR. is the author of more than seventy books--primarily science fiction and fantasy, including the long-running, bestselling Saga of Recluce, including The Mongrel Mage and Outcasts of Order, and Imager Portfolio, as well as a number of short stories.
Praise for The Mage-Fire War Readers with a fondness for family sagas will appreciate the focus on day-to-day life --Publishers Weekly Modesitt writes a great story. --Azure Dwarf I don't think I've disliked a single one of Modesitt's Recluce books but I was still a bit surprised . . . how quickly [The Mage-Fire War] has become one of my favorite books in the series. --The Arched Doorway Praise for The Mongrel Mage USA Today Bestseller No writer does it better. --Kirkus Smart, thoughtful, and entertaining. --Pat's Fantasy Hotlist Praise for Outcasts of Order Through [Beltur's] travels you feel . . . the complexity of relationships, good and bad, that make up a life. --Booklist And while most of his stories explore complex philosophical issues without pedantry or prejudice, this trilogy is doing so with particular thoroughness. Always a pleasure to abide in Modesitt's universe, if only for a few hours or days. --Kirkus Praise for the Saga of Recluce series Modesitt has established himself with his Recluce series as one of the best 90s writers of fantasy. The fantasies are characterized by a highly developed and consistent system of magic. --Vector L.E. Modesitt Jr., never fails to deserve praise. --Analog