Jeffrey Bardwell is an ecologist with a Ph.D. who loves fantasy, amphibians, and reptiles. The author devours fantasy and science fiction novels, is most comfortable basking near a warm wood stove, and has eaten a bug or two. The author populates his own novels with realistic, fire breathing lizards. These dragons are affected by the self-inflicted charred remains of their environment, must contend with the paradox of allometric scaling, and can actually get eaten themselves.
The author lives on a farm in the mid Atlantic region, is perhaps overfond of puns and alliterations, and is a gigantic ham. When not in use, he keeps his degrees skinned and mounted on the back wall.
E-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org
A Wrinkle in Time – Madeleine L’Engle (1962)
Dragonflight – Anne McCaffrey (1968)
Dune – Frank Herbert (1965)
Thud! – Terry Pratchett (2005)
Lost World – Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (1912)
Mother of Demons – Eric Flint (1997)
The Eye of the World – Robert Jordan (1990)