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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
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Star by Star 959 copies, 9 reviews
Waterdeep 871 copies, 1 review
Tempest 777 copies, 6 reviews
Tatooine Ghost 739 copies, 8 reviews
The Joiner King 708 copies, 10 reviews
Inferno 685 copies, 6 reviews
The Unseen Queen 664 copies, 2 reviews
The Swarm War 635 copies, 5 reviews
Invincible 624 copies, 10 reviews
Abyss 486 copies, 14 reviews
The Parched Sea 407 copies, 4 reviews
Star Wars: Fate of the Jedi: Vortex (Author) 356 copies, 8 reviews
Apocalypse 287 copies, 8 reviews
The Summoning 280 copies, 2 reviews
Dragonwall 276 copies
The Amber Enchantress 266 copies, 2 reviews
The Siege 243 copies
The Ogre's Pact 232 copies, 2 reviews
The Obsidian Oracle 229 copies, 1 review
Star Wars: Crucible 225 copies, 9 reviews
Death of the Dragon (Author) 213 copies
The Sorcerer 209 copies, 1 review
The Veiled Dragon 196 copies, 1 review
The Giant Among Us 193 copies, 1 review
Recovery 119 copies, 3 reviews
Pages of Pain 117 copies
Dark Sun Campaign Setting (Author) 98 copies
Star Wars: A Forest Apart (Author) 68 copies, 2 reviews
Dark Nest 46 copies, 1 review
Anauroch 40 copies
DS1: Freedom 39 copies, 1 review
Dorsai's Command (Author) 17 copies
Omega Rebellion 17 copies
The Avatar Trilogy 10 copies, 2 reviews
Realms of Valor (Contributor) 409 copies, 2 reviews
Realms of Infamy (Contributor) 298 copies
Realms of the Deep (Contributor) 114 copies

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