Matthew Woodring Stover Biography

Matthew Woodring Stover is an American science fiction and fantasy author. He is best known for his "Acts of Caine" series, which consists of four novels: "Heroes Die," "Blade of Tyshalle," "Caine Black Knife," and "Caine's Law."The "Acts of Caine" series takes place in a dystopian future where a parallel world called Overworld serves as the stage for the entertainment of Earth's wealthy elite. The series follows the adventures of Hari Michaelson, a famous actor in Overworld who also serves as an assassin for his handlers on Earth.Stover's writing is characterized by its gritty realism, complex characters, and intense action sequences. He has also written tie-in novels for several popular franchises, including "Star Wars," "Conan the Barbarian," and "Terminator."Stover's work has been praised for its depth and emotional resonance, and he has been nominated for multiple awards throughout his career, including the Hugo, Nebula, and World Fantasy Awards. He continues to write thought-provoking and engaging science fiction and fantasy, and his work remains popular with readers around the world.

Books by Matthew Woodring Stover

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  • Heroes Die: The Acts of Caine series takes adventure fantasy and drags it sixteen miles through the mud, and then tortures what's left. In a dystopian future, humanity has discovered a way...
  • The Blade Of Tyshalle:
  • The Acts Of Caine: The Acts of Caine is another series that takes traditional fantasy and turns it upside down. The books take us away from boring clichés and blends sci-fi, dystopia, and fantasy...
  • Acts Of Caine: Not an epic fantasy in your traditional sense, but one of the most underrated series out there starring the brutal amoral assassin, Caine. This is a series that holds nothing...
  • Blade Of Tyshalle: