Lars Walker lives in Minneapolis. He is the author of several fantasy novels, published both conventionally and as e-books. His latest novel, Hailstone Mountain, is part of his series The Saga of Erling Skjalgsson and was released in e-book form in March 2013. He works as a librarian and Norwegian translator, and blogs at BrandyWineBooks.net. His website is LarsWalker.com, and his Facebook group is Lars Walker's Viking Thing.