Anne McCaffrey, one of the world's most popular authors, is
best known for her Dragonriders of Pern (R) series. She was the
first woman to win the top two prizes for science fiction writing,
the Hugo and the Nebula awards. She was also given the American
Library Association's Margaret A. Edwards Award for Lifetime
Literary Achievement in Young Adult Fiction, was inducted into the
Science Fiction Hall of Fame, and was named a Science Fiction
Writers of America Nebula Grand Master. Born in Cambridge,
Massachusetts, in 1926, McCaffrey relocated to Ireland in the
1970s, where she lived in a house of her own design, named
Dragonhold-Underhill. She died in 2011.
Todd McCaffrey is the bestselling author of the Pern novels Dragonsblood, Dragonheart, and Dragongirl, and the co-author, with his mother, Anne McCaffrey, of Dragon's Time, Dragon's Kin, Dragon's Fire, and Dragon Harper. A computer engineer, he currently lives in Los Angeles. Having grown up in Ireland with the epic of the Dragonriders of Pern, (R) he is bursting with ideas for new stories of that world, its people, and its dragons.
PRAISE FOR ANNE McCAFFREY AND TODD McCAFFREY
"SF grand master McCaffrey and her son Todd combine their prodigious storytelling talents to craft a complex tale of desperation and sacrifice, love and loss."-Library Journal (starred review)
"These fabled dragons still cast a spell."-Publishers Weekly
"Captivating . . . The McCaffreys are well known for their brilliant characterizations, and they do not disappoint here."-Booklist