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General Information

Name:  Matthew Stover  

Pen Name: Matthew Woodring Stover

Genre: C:ADULT Fantasy Fiction Science Fiction

Born: 1962


Illinois Connection

Stover graduated from Danville High School in 1979. After graduating from college, he lived in Chicago for many years.

Biographical and Professional Information

Matthew Stover is a fantasy and science fiction novelist. He is perhaps best known for his four Star Wars novels, including the novelization of Revenge of the Sith. He has also written several fantasy novels, including ''Iron Dawn'' and ''Jericho Moon''. He has written three science-fiction/fantasy hybrid stories featuring a hero named Caine: ''Heroes Die'', ''Blade of Tyshalle'',and ''Caine Black Knife''.Stover currently resides in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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