Matthew Stover

Matthew Stover

Matthew Woodring Stover (born 1962) is an American fantasy novelist. Stover graduated in 1983 from Drake University and settled in Chicago. Stover is a student of the Degerberg Blend. This jeet kune do concept is a mixture of approximately twenty-five different fighting arts from around the world. This combat style influences the way Stover writes his fight scenes, for which he has won considerable acclaim. He lives in Chicago with artist and writer Robyn Fielder.

Stover is the acclaimed author of two fantasy novels, Iron Dawn and Jericho Moona, and two science-fiction and fantasy hybrid stories featuring a hero named Caine: Heroes Die and Blade of Tyshalle. Stover lists some of his prime influences as Roger Zelazny, Stephen R. Donaldson, and Fritz Leiber.

Stover is one of the most controversial authors in the Star Wars Expanded Universe. His three Star Wars novels are much more violent and morally grey than most other Star Wars works, which has earned him both fans and detractors.

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Speculative Fiction Novels (12)
2012  Caine's Law (Acts of Caine, #4)
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2010  Test of Metal (Planeswalker)
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2010  God of War (God of War, #1)
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2008  Luke Skywalker and the Shadows of Mindor (Star Wars)
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2008  Caine Black Knife (Acts of Caine, #3)
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2005  Revenge of the Sith (Star Wars: Episode III)
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2003  Shatterpoint (Star Wars: Clone Wars Novels)
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2002  Traitor (Star Wars: The New Jedi Order, #13)
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2001  Blade of Tyshalle (Acts of Caine, #2)
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1998  Heroes Die (Acts of Caine, #1)
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1998  Jericho Moon (Heart of Bronze, #2)
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1997  Iron Dawn (Heart of Bronze, #1)
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