Eric Van Lustbader is most widely known as the New York Times bestselling author of twenty international bestselling thrillers including Ninja and Black Heart. He is also the author of two successful and highly regarded series of fantasy novels, The Sunset Warrior Cycle and The Pearl Saga. His novels have been translated into over twenty languages. http://www.ericvanlustbader.comRobert Ludlum was the author of twenty-seven novels, each one a New York Times bestseller. There are more than 225 million of his books in print, and they have been translated into thirty-two languages. He is the author of The Scarlatti Inheritance, The Chancellor Manuscript, and the Jason Bourne series — The Bourne Identity, The Bourne Supremacy, and The Bourne Ultimatum — among others. Mr. Ludlum passed away in March 2001. To learn more, visit http://www.Robert-Ludlum.com.