Christie Golden is the bestselling author of several acclaimed Star Trek® novels, including the Dark Matters trilogy. Gateways: No Man's Land, Seven of Nine, Marooned, The Murdered Sun, and Double Helix: The First Virtue (with Machael Jan Friedman). She has also written the S.C.E. e-book Hard Crash, as well as numerous other novels and short stories. She lives in Denver with her husband, two cats, and a white German shepherd.