Sharon Joss writes speculative fiction in all it's forms (science fiction, fantasy, and horror), with a sharp dash of wry humor. She is the 2015 winner of the Writers of the Future Golden Pen award. The author of six novels, her books are a mixture of the humor of Janet Evanovich, and Christopher Moore, but with the mystery and scares or Dean Koontz and Dan Simmons, and the rich settings and characterizations of Tim Powers and Ray Bradbury. In her HAND OF FATE urban fantasy series, the books are (in order):DESTINY BLUESLEGACY SOULCHAOS KARMALUCK OF THE DEAD (forthcoming in 2016)Her other books are:BROTHERS OF THE FANG (volume 1 in the Mythica Series)AURUM (science fiction)STARS THAT MAKE DARK HEAVEN LIGHT (science Fiction)STEAM DOGS (volume 1 in the series)Sharon also has a bunch of free short stories available on her website and to her mailing list subscribers.She has worked as a bartender, software developer and technical program manager in the high-tech industry. She lives in Oregon and writes full-time.