Yvonne Navarro is the author of twelve novels and nearly seventy published short stories. Her story "Each Day is a Century" appears in Hours of Darkness. She's written everything from horror and science fiction to suspense and mainstream, even tossed in a little romance here and there. Currently available is the suspense novel That's Not My Name, and her past titles include the award-winning novel Final Impact and the vampire novel Afterage, as well as Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Paleo and Species I and II. She currently lives in the frigid Chicago area but is scheming to take over the southwest, where she will someday vanquish the Phoenix area.