Charlie Brooks is a lifelong resident of Vermont who fell in love with fantasy literature at a young age. His other published novels include the fantasy epic Shadowslayers and the sci-fi thriller Reality Check. He is a two-time quarterfinalist in the Amazon.com Breakthrough Novel Awards. His short story “Fantasy as you Like It” won the 2006 Chaffin Award for Fiction, and his tale “Eight-Bit Heaven” won the New Millennium Writings Fiction Prize in 2011.
Charlie's Greystone Valley series draws inspiration from some of his favorite fantasy stories, including The Chronicles of Prydain, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, and The Narnia Chronicles. Most importantly, it is a tale for Sarah, who is Charlie’s wife, friend, and greatest inspiration.