Raymond E. Feist (full name Raymond Elias Feist, though also known as Ray Feist), is a Southern Californian by birth and a San Diegan by choice. He was educated at the University of California, San Diego, where he received his B.A. in Communication Arts with Honors in 1977.
A New York Times, and Times of London Best-seller, he is the author of Magician, Silverthorn, and A Darkness at Sethanon, the three novels comprising The Riftwar Saga, the first series in the Arc that has become known as the Riftwar Cycle. Other works include the Empire Trilogy (co-authored with Janny Wurts), Krondor’s Sons, comprising Prince of the Blood and The Kings Buccaneer, and Faerie Tale a dark-fantasy set in contemporary America. Subsequently he wrote the Serpentwar Saga, and The Riftwar Legacy series which is based in part on the hugely successful computer games set in his universe, Betrayal at Krondor and Return to Krondor.Picture of Raymond E Feist 1982
In more recent collaborations, we saw the arrival of the Legends of the Riftwar, which included, Honoured Enemy with William Forstchen, Murder in LaMut with Joel Rosenberg, and Jimmy the Hand with Steve M. Stirling.
Following a move to the Eastern Realms, he has introduced us to Talon of the Silverhawk and the Conclave of the Shadows. The subsequent trilogy, the Darkwar Saga comprising Flight of the Nighthawks, Into a Dark Realm, and Wrath of a Mad God.
His latest book in the growing Riftwar Cycle, being A Crown Imperilled, the second book in the series entitled The Chaoswar Saga, also the last series of the Riftwar Cycle.
Hobbies include collecting movies on DVD, fine wine, books on the history of Professional Football, and the works of American Illustrators.
Magician’s End – release date 6/5/13
The final book in the Riftwar Cycle.
It is thirty years and more than thirty books since the publication of MAGICIAN, the fantasy classic that enchanted readers and propelled Raymond E. Feist to international acclaim.
Now it will all end.
In MAGICIAN’S END Raymond E. Feist brings his much loved series to a stunning and epic conclusion. Readers will finally discover the fate of the original black Magician, Pug, and his friends. Will they survive? Or will someone die? One of the best-selling fantasy authors worldwide, Raymond E. Feist is without doubt the grand master of magic and epic adventure.