Name That Author!: June 14, 2012

Today’s installment of Name That Author! is sponsored by Dead Reckoning by Mercedes Lackey and Rosemary Edghill.

The sun rises in the east . . . but the dead rise in the West

Jett is a girl disguised as a boy, living as a gambler in the old West as she searches for her long-lost brother. Honoria Gibbons is a smart, self-sufficient young woman who also happens to be a fabulous inventor. Both young women travel the prairie alone – until they are brought together by a zombie invasion! As Jett and Honoria investigate, they soon learn that these zombies aren’t rising from the dead of their own accord … but who would want an undead army? And why?


You can submit your guess using the form below after any clue, but if you’re wrong, you’re out for the week. So you’ve got to pick your spot. Too early and you might be wrong; wait until you’re sure, and you might get scooped. Today, we’re giving away five copies of Dead Reckoning by Mercedes Lackey and Rosemary Edghill, one to the first person to buzz in correctly and the rest to four randomly-selected correct guessers. Answers must be submitted by 1:30pm Eastern, Monday June 18 to qualify.

**Be warned: if you Tweet your guess or leave a comment with your guess, you’re not only disqualified for this week, but for the rest of the month.**

Here we go:

1. Thought I wrote more than fifteen books, you probably can only name one of them

2. I was compelled to published a short follow-up to my most famous work to refute claims that I had exaggerated and misrepresented my topic. 

3. I did once meet Abraham Lincoln, though the content of our conversation is unknown, save that it was funny.

4. One of my former homes now holds both exhibits on both my life and the history of the Underground Railroad.

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