Dean Kuhta has been a professional illustrator for 15 years and a writer for eight years. He is the author of the adventurous, genre-bending Silvarum series.
Silvarum is a series of eight books that follow a group of teenagers (Abigail, Penny, Roger, Mckenzie, and Marie) through a fantasy world as they pursue the mysterious runestones of Nexxathia. It is a coming of age tale, set within an imaginative realm of magic and wonder, that focuses on concepts such as family dynamics, friendship, loss, and first love. A family’s ancient legacy, intertwined with a vast collection of magnificent and bizarre characters, will battle a legion of dark forces and monsters. Ghosts, dragons, castles, magic, witches, technology, dinosaurs, and sarcastic teenagers. Welcome to the world of Silvarum!