Roberta Gellis is author of over 25 novels in different fields. New York Times best-selling author John Jakes has called her a superb storyteller of extraordinary talent, Publishers Weekly has termed her a master of the medieval historical, and Romantic Times has praised her as a master spinner of tales. Her many awards include: The Silver and Gold Medal Porgy for historical novels from West Coast Review of Books and the Golden Certificate and Golden Pen from Affaire de Coeur. From Romantic Times she has received both the Award for Best Novel in the Medieval Period and also the Lifetime Achievement Award for Historical Fantasy. And the Romance Writers of America have presented her with their Lifetime Achievement Award. Her previous fantasy titles for Baen are Bull God and Thrice Bound.