"There is something very magical about reading fantasy fiction. It speaks to the very thread of my imagination, jolting it to life
and sending it on an exciting journey. This story did exactly that, leaving me enthralled as I was introduced to a new world and interesting characters."
- Therian author, Roxanne Kade
"It is the author's first book and I just have to say he has given us a book that everyone who loves YA and Fantasy will love."- Love at First Sight Reviews
"I truly believe that he has the potential to weave even more magic for his readers.
think my favorite part of reading Zephyr: The West Wind was the opportunity to visit
a new world." - Hopelessly Devoted Bibliophile
About the Author
RJ Tolson lives in Arlington, VA (United States) a metropolitan area of Washington D.C. Born to a dentist (father) and Lawyer/professional tennis player (mother), they instilled the importance of passion in ones life. Throughout his childhood, RJ wrote endlessly, often into the late hours of the night. Fantasy and Fiction novels have always been RJ's biggest loves. Some of RJ's biggest influences have been from the works of D.J. MacHale, Jonathan Stroud, J.R.R. Tolkien, Jenny Nimmo, Christopher Paolini, C. S. Lewis, Eoin Colfer, Stephen King, Cinda Williams , and J.K. Rowling. RJ attended and graduated from a private boarding high school, Cheshire Academy, and studies at Whittier College in California. Aside from his writing skills, RJ speaks Spanish, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, and Greek. He also works on composing both classical and jazz music from time to time, as well as the production of pop and hip-hop music. Although fairly young, he prides himself in how he tries to take everyday as a learning experience while trying his best to grow from each and every aspect of his life and the events that occur around him. Sports have always been a big part of RJ’s life. He played soccer in high school and on multiple club teams, tennis, swimming and more. He also trained in karate for seven years, Nin-Jit-Su for six and the art of Senjutsu (Sage in comparison to a monk) for four with a black belt in each. He is the CEO of multiple companies and divisions including but not limited to RJTIO LLC, Forever Trust Charity, and RJTINC. He is also a President of Sages of Essence. He studies and teaches metaphysics and likes economics and the stock exchange. When RJ isn't writing he enjoys hanging out with his friends, playing soccer and tennis, going to soccer games, listening composing music, and reading. RJ loves to work out, eat delicious food, and broaden his horizons. Visit www.rjtolson.com