Megan Lindholm was born in California in 1952 and majored in Communications at Denver University, Colorado. A winner of both the Hugo and Nebula Award, she wrote a number of successful fantasy novels, including Cloven Hooves, The Windsinger trilogy and Wizard of the Pigeons before taking the name, Robin Hobb. Assassin's Apprentice was Robin Hobb's first novel, and was followed by the equally successful Royal Assassin and Assassin's Quest. She lives outside Seattle, Washington.
Praise for Megan Lindholm: 'A bright new talent in the fantasy field' Charles de Lint 'Lindholm has created a refreshingly different magic' Locus 'Fascinating, absorbing and well written' Fantasy Review