C.J. Adrien is a French-American author with a passion for Viking history. His Kindred of the Sea series was inspired by research conducted in preparation for a doctoral program in early medieval history as well as his admiration for historical fiction writers such as Bernard Cornwell and Ken Follett.
D.W. Roach lives in the Bay Area with his gorgeous wife, his beautiful children, a crazy black cat and a sweet black lab. He has had an interesting life growing up on a small farm, working on ships in Alaska, joining the Marine Corps, and for the last ten years working as a Global Security Contractor.