Individual Author Record
Name: Jean RabePen Name: Jordan Gray Genre: Fantasy Fiction Mystery Science Fictioin Suspense Thrillers Born: 1957 in Ottawa, Illinois Sites:
Illinois ConnectionRabe was born in Ottawa and lived in Quincy. She attended Northern Illinois University in DeKalb.
Biographical and Professional InformationJean Rabe studied journalism at Northern Illinois University, then went to work as a news reporter, eventually working for Scripps Howard, where she managed their Western Kentucky bureau. After moving to Wisconsin she worked for TSR, Inc., the then-producers of the Dungeons & Dragons game. She wrote ''Dragonlance'' novels for several years and more than three dozen science fiction, fantasy, and adventure novels. Rabe has also written short stories and has edited many magazines and anthologies. Now, she prefers to write mysteries, thrillers and suspense and, mentor graduate-level writing students.
'Forgotten Realms: The Harpers Series:'
Red Magic, TSR Books, 1991 - Book #3'Endless Quest Series:' - The series was written by several authors, only those books written by Rabe are listed. Secret of the Djinn, TSR, 1994 - Book #3 in the series of 11 Night of the Tiger, TSR, 1995 - Book #8 in the series of 11'Dragonlance: Dragons of a New Age Trilogy:' Dawning of a New Age, TSR Books, 1996 - Book #1 Day of the Tempest, TSR Books, 1997 - Book #2 Eve of the Maelstrom, TSR Books, 1998 - Book #3'Dragonlance: Bridges of Time Book Series:' - The series was written by several authors, only the book written by Rabe is listed. The Silver Stair, TSR Books, 1999 - Book #3'Dragonlance: The Dhamon Saga Trilogy:' Downfall, Wizards of the Coast, 2000 - Book #1 Betrayal, Wizards of the Coast, 2001 - Book #2 Redemption, Wizards of the Coast, 2002 - Book #3'Dragonlance: The Age of Mortals Series:'- The series was written by several authors, only the book written by Rabe is listed. The Lake of Death, Wizards of the Coast, 2004 - Book #6 in the series of 6'Dragonlance: Wizards of the Coast' The Finest Creation, trilogy–book one, TOR Books; Lake of Death, , 2004 The Finest Choice, trilogy–book two, TOR Books, 2005 The Finest Challenge, trilogy-book three, TOR Books, 2006'Quag Keep: Greyhawk Series:'- The first book in the series was written by another author, only the book co-written by Rabe is listed.*Return to Quag Keep, TOR Books, 2006 - written with Andre Norton'Shadowrun WizKids Novels Book Series:' - The series was written by another authors, only the book co-written by Rabe is listed. Aftershock, Roc, 2006 - written with John Helfers Book #5'Five Senses Series:' - The series was written by another author, only the book co-written by Rabe is listed. A Taste of Magic, TOR Books, 2006 - written with Andre Norton Book #5'Dragonlance: The Stonetellers Series:' The Rebellion, Wizards of the Coast, 2007 Death March, Wizards of the Coast, 2008 Goblin Nation, Wizards of the Coast, 2009'Rogue Angel Series:' Eternal Journey, Gold Eagle, 2010 Phantom Prospect, Gold Eagle, 2011 City of Swords, Gold Eagle, 2012 Sunken Pyramid, Gold Eagle, 2013 River of Nightmares, Gold Eagle, 2014'Piper Blackwell Mystery Series' The Dead of Winter, Imajin, 2016 The Dead of Night, Imajin, 2017'Stand Alone Titles:' Fenzig’s Fortune: Science Fiction and Fantasy Series, Five Star, 2007 When the Husband is the Suspect, TOR Books, 2008 - written with F. Lee Bailey Dragon Mage, TOR Books, 2009 - written with Andre Norton Submerged, Gold Eagle, 2011 - written under the pen name: Jordan Gray The Love-Haight Casefiles, Wordfire, 2015 - written with Donald J. Bingle The Cauldron, Wordfire, 2015 - written with Gene DeWeese Pockets of Darkness, Wordfire, 2015 Shadows Down Under, Catalyst, 2016
Titles At Your Library
Red Magic (Forgotten Realms: The Harpers, Book 3)
ISBN: 1560761180 TSR. 1991 When a powerful and ambitious Red Wizard uses his evil spells to gain control of the country, the Harpers send a magic-wielding council member to Thay to work with their human and centaur agents