#1 "New York Times" bestselling author Charlaine Harris has been publishing novels in both the mystery and fantasy genres for thirty years. HBO's hit series, "True Blood," is based on her Sookie Stackhouse novels. The success of both her novels and "True Blood" has made her one of the most in-demand speakers at conventions like Comic-Con International where she was a featured guest of honor in 2010. Charlaine has lived in the South her entire life. Christopher Golden is the "New York Times" bestselling author of "Tin Men," the Peter Octavian Novels, "Snowblind," and the Body of Evidence series of teen thrillers. He has also co-written two illustrated novels with Mike Mignola, including "Baltimore, or, The Steadfast Tin Soldier and the Vampire," which was the launching pad for the Eisner Award-nominated comic book series, "Baltimore." Golden was born and raised in Massachusetts where he still lives with his family. Don Kramer has provided the art and covers for numerous projects at Marvel and DC Comics, including such series and miniseries as "Batman," "Detective Comics," and "JSA," as well as illustrating the "New York Times" bestselling graphic novel, " Wonder Woman: Odyssey." He lives in Illinois with his two children, Logan and Sienna.