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Author photo. Troy Denning, Lucas Comics & Games, 2007.
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Troy Denning, Lucas Comics & Games, 2007. Photo by user torre.elena / flickr.

Troy Denning

Author of Star by Star

Includes the names: Troy Denning
Also includes: Richard Awlinson (2)

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Bestselling fantasy and science fiction author Troy Denning was born in 1958. He has written many novels, including the Prism Pentad series and multiple contributions to the Star Wars and Forgotten Realms universes. Denning is one of the founders of the game company Pacesetter Ltd, and he co-designed the Dark Sun Dungeons & Dragons campaign setting. He has published under his own name and the pseudonym Richard Awlinson. Denning joined TSR as a game designer in 1981, and was promoted a year later to Manager of Designers, before he moved to the book department. He then worked for two years managing the Pacesetter game company, and had a stint at Mayfair Games. Denning wrote the third novel in TSRs "Avatar Trilogy", Waterdeep (1989), which he wrote under the house pseudonym Richard Awlinson, the book became a New York Times bestselling novel. In October 1989 he rejoined TSR as a senior designer, co-creating the Dark Sun setting with Tim Brown and Mary Kirchoff. Denning returned to freelance writing again in 1991, writing the bestselling "Prism Pentad" for the Dark Sun setting, and the Forgotten Realms "Twilight Giants" trilogy Denning also wrote the Planescape hardcover Pages of Pain "It had to be from the Lady of Pain's viewpoint which is something of a problem, since (as every Planescape player knows) she never speaks and (this was the really good part) the reader must know less about her at the end of the book than he does at the beginning, and nobody knows anything about her at the beginning. In 2010 Troy Denning published his book Vortex and it hit the New York Times Best Seller list. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from Star by Star… (more)
Star by Star 1,087 copies, 9 reviews
Waterdeep 961 copies, 2 reviews
Tempest 890 copies, 7 reviews
Tatooine Ghost 841 copies, 8 reviews
The Joiner King 805 copies, 10 reviews
Inferno 782 copies, 6 reviews
The Unseen Queen 760 copies, 2 reviews
The Swarm War 738 copies, 5 reviews
Invincible 722 copies, 11 reviews
Abyss 552 copies, 14 reviews
The Parched Sea 460 copies, 4 reviews
Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi: Vortex (Author) 415 copies, 8 reviews
The Verdant Passage 385 copies, 1 review
Apocalypse 332 copies, 8 reviews
Dragonwall 315 copies, 1 review
The Summoning 312 copies, 3 reviews
The Amber Enchantress 292 copies, 2 reviews
Star Wars: Crucible 284 copies, 11 reviews
The Siege 269 copies
The Ogre's Pact 267 copies, 2 reviews
The Obsidian Oracle 252 copies, 1 review
The Sorcerer 239 copies, 1 review
Death of the Dragon (Author) 235 copies
The Giant Among Us 222 copies, 1 review
The Veiled Dragon 221 copies, 1 review
Recovery 135 copies, 3 reviews
Pages of Pain 123 copies
Dark Sun Campaign Setting (Author) 104 copies
Dark Nest 52 copies, 1 review
Anauroch 42 copies
DS1: Freedom 41 copies, 1 review
The Oath of Stonekeep 26 copies, 1 review
Omega Rebellion 17 copies
Dorsai's Command (Author) 17 copies
The Avatar Trilogy 12 copies, 2 reviews
La hechicera Sadira 3 copies, 1 review
El oráculo de obsidiana 2 copies, 1 review
Realms of Valor (Contributor) 453 copies, 2 reviews
Realms of Infamy (Contributor) 340 copies
Realms of the Deep (Contributor) 128 copies
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