As the Blood Moon rises high upon the mountain of the Usgar a demon hunts. But this is not the demon's story. This is the story of a young woman, the daughter of a witch, born under the Blood Moon, how she finds herself alone in a tribe of vicious barbarians, and how she came to know the world.
From the bestselling author who created Drizzt Do'Urdern comes a brand new series that is sure to capture the hearts of lifetime fans, and ignite the passions of a whole new generation of fantasy readers.
Date of Birth:January 20, 1959
Place of Birth:Leominster, MA
Praise for The Ancient
"Fans of martial fantasy should enjoy his vivid depictions of combat." Library Journal
In Praise of The Highwayman
"[A] swift-moving tale of sword and sorcery….Fans of Salvatore's unadorned approach and broad caricatures of archetypal figures should be pleased with this carnival of treachery and medieval feudalism." Publishers Weekly
"[Salvatore] thrusts his avenger into a story pleasingly plump with action, adventure, danger, and, most admirably, great tenderness." SF Site
Vast fun….ninja and samurai fans will get a chuckle recognizing the source of some plot elements. BooklistFrom the Publisher