Antony Swithin was born on July 8, 1935 in Sheffiedl, England and died on July 15, 2002 in Saskatoon, Canada.
Antony Swithin had many interests. Along with his professorship of geology in Saskatchewan, he wrote fantasy fiction books, mystery stories. He was also very interested in folk singing and heritage preservation.
Princes of Sandastre is the first book in the Perilous Quest for Lyoness series of four books.
The Winds of the Wastelands is the third book.