A picture of Troy Denning.
|Alternate spelling(s)||Richard Awlinson|
Troy Denning (b. 1958) is a fantasy and science fiction author of the New York Times bestselling novel Waterdeep (1989), which he wrote with Scott Ciencin under the pseudonym Richard Awlinson. Other notable works are Dragonwall, Pages of Pain and The Parched Sea. He is also known for his work on the epilogue to the Avatar trilogy, Crucible: The Trial of Cyric the Mad.
A former editor and game designer, one of his more notable games is the AD&D game Dark Sun, which he also wrote about in the Prism Pentad, a series of five novels. He is also the author of a number of Star Wars Expanded Universe novels.
He enjoys outdoor activities, practices martial arts, and currently lives in Wisconsin.
- The Avatar series
- The Harpers series
- The Twilight Giants trilogy
- Beyond the High Road
- Death of the Dragon (Co-authored with Ed Greenwood)
- Faces of Deception
- The Return of the Archwizards trilogy