Kathy Tyers sold her first novel, Firebird, to Bantam Spectra in 1986. Since its initial 1987 publication, it has been rereleased by Bethany House Publishers and more recently by Marcher Lord Press, which published a three-in-one annotated version of Firebird, Fusion Fire, and Crown of Fire, finishing the Firebird series in 2011 and 2012 with Wind and Shadow and the messiah tale Daystar.
Best known for her Star Wars Expanded Universe novels -- The Truce at Bakura, and New Jedi Order: Balance Point -- Kathy Tyers recently finished a graduate degree at Regent College in Vancouver, B.C. She supports her writing habit by giving flute lessons, mentoring hopeful writers through the Christian Writers Guild, and freelance editing. Kathy lives in Montana and has one grown son.
Kathy's website is kathytyers.com