Award-winning author Christie Golden has written 22 novels and several short stories in the fields of science fiction, fantasy and horror. Though best known for tie-in work, Golden is also the author of two original fantasy novels from Ace Books, King’s Man & Thief and Instrument of Fate, which made the 1996 Nebula Preliminary Ballot. Under the pen name of Jadrien Bell, she wrote a historical fantasy thriller titled A.D. 999, which won the Colorado Author’s League Top Hand Award for Best Genre Novel of 1999. She wrote “The White Doe” for the “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” anthology The Longest Night. Her latest “treks” include “Voyager” novels Homecoming and The Farthest Shore. The two-part storyline takes place immediately after the “Voyager” finale, in which she takes familiar friends in new directions. Golden lives in Denver, Colo., with her artist husband Michael Georges and their two cats. Her Web site is www.christiegolden.com.