R.A. Salvatore

R.A. Salvatore

in Leominster, The United States
January 20, 1959




Ian Fleming, Arthur Conan Doyle, Fritz Leiber, and of course, J.R.R. T ...more

As one of the fantasy genre’s most successful authors, R.A. Salvatore enjoys an ever-expanding and tremendously loyal following. His books regularly appear on The New York Times best-seller lists and have sold more than 10,000,000 copies. Salvatore’s original hardcover, The Two Swords, Book III of The Hunter’s Blade Trilogy (October 2004) debuted at # 1 on The Wall Street Journal best-seller list and at # 4 on The New York Times best-seller list. His books have been translated into numerous foreign languages including German, Italian, Finnish, Greek, Hungarian, Turkish, Croatian, Bulgarian, Yiddish, Spanish, Russian, Polish, Portuguese, Czech, and French.

Salvatore’s first published novel, The Crystal Shard from TSR in 1988, became the first

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As the Blood Moon rises high upon the mountain of the Usgar a demon hunts. But this is not the demon's story. This is the story of a young woman, the daughter of a witch, born under the Blood Moon, how she finds herself alone in a tribe of vicious barbarians, and how she came to know the world.

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“It is better, I think, to grab at the stars than to sit flustered because you know you cannot reach them.”
R.A. Salvatore, Sojourn

“Joy multiplies when it is shared among friends, but grief diminishes with every division. That is life.”
R.A. Salvatore, Exile


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