"Vigorously told deceptions and battle scenes." ~Publishers Weekly review of Eolyn

"The characters are at their best when the events engulfing them are at their worst." ~Publishers Weekly review of High Maga

About the Author

KARIN RITA GASTREICH lives in Kansas City and Costa Rica. An Associate Professor of Biology at Avila University, her past times include camping, hiking, music, and flamenco dance.

Karin's fantasy fiction publications include the companion novels Eolyn and High Maga. Her short stories have appeared in Zahir, Adventures for the Average Woman, 69 Flavors of Paranoia and World Jumping.  She is a recipient of the Spring 2011 Andrews Forest Writer's Residency.

Along with author Terri-Lynne DeFino, Karin coordinates Heroines of Fantasy, a blog dedicated to the discussion of fantasy, science fiction, and historical fiction, with a focus on women in genre fiction. 

Karin's blog is currently located at her web site, krgastreich.com. You can also follow Karin's adventures into fantastic worlds, both real and imagined, on Facebook and Twitter.