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Brenda Cooper

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Brenda Cooper writes science fiction,fantasy, and poetry.

Brenda's most recent novel is EDGE OF DARK from Pyr (2015) which will be followed by SPEAR OF LIGHT in mid-2016.

Other recent novels include the duology THE CREATIVE FIRE and THE DIAMOND DEEP, also from Pyr.

Brenda also released two collections in 2015. Her all science fiction CRACKING THE SKY came out from Fairwood Press and her all-fantasy ebook collection BEYOND THE WATERFALL DOOR was created through a six-author Kickstarter project.

Brenda is the author of the Endeavor award winner for 2008: THE SILVER SHIP AND THE SEA, and of two sequels, READING THE WIND and WINGS OF CREATION. She has written a novel with Larry Niven, called BUILDING HARLEQUIN's MOON, and a solo stand-alone novel
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There is a completed sequel, Spear of Light, which will come out next year. The publication date is still floating around a little. The…more
Hi Michael,

There is a completed sequel, Spear of Light, which will come out next year. The publication date is still floating around a little. The current date on Amazon shows June. I'm glad you enjoyed the first book! I hope to have a few novellas out in that world as well, but they are still in the scribbled notes stage of the life of a story. Thanks for asking. (less)
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I’m four days into the release of Spear of Light, which means I’m a pleased and exhausted author. Here’s a round of some of what happened: three reviews, one reading (three to come),three giveaways, a preview, guest blog post and an interview. Thanks so much to everyone at Pyr, and to all of the bloggers and interviewers and reviewers and friends who came to readings and all of that. Thanks to...

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