Biography

Brian Herbert

Brian Herbert, the author of numerous novels and short stories, has been critically acclaimed by leading reviewers in the United States and around the world. The eldest son of celebrated science fiction author Frank Herbert, he, with Kevin J. Anderson, is the author of HELLHOLE and continues his father’s beloved Dune series with books including THE WINDS OF DUNE, HOUSE ATREIDES, SANDWORMS OF DUNE, among other bestsellers. He also wrote a biography of his father, DREAMER OF DUNE. Herbert graduated from high school at age 16, and then attended U.C. Berkeley, where he earned a B.A. in Sociology. Besides an author, Herbert has been an editor, business manager, board game inventor, creative consultant for television and collectible card games, insurance agent, award-winning encyclopedia salesman, waiter, busboy, maid and a printer. He and his wife once owned a double-decker London bus, which they converted into an unusual gift shop. Herbert and his wife, Jan, have three daughters. They live in Washington State.

Brian Herbert

Books by Brian Herbert

by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson - Fantasy, Fiction, Science Fiction

The third book in the Hellhole trilogy, HELLHOLE INFERNO begins with the dowager Queen going to Hellhole on a diplomatic mission to keep her power. Her mission is a failure and she is captured by rogue Xayans who are training to set off another Big Bang and wipe out everything. Can anything be saved?

by Brian Herbert - Dystopian, Fiction, Science Fiction

A revolution has taken over the government of the United States and the environment has been saved.  But this new world comes with a great cost. The United States is ruled by a dictatorship and the corporations are fighting back. Joining them are an increasing number of rebels angered by the dictatorship of Chairman Rahma. The Chairman's power is absolute and appears strong, but cracks are beginning to show as new weapons are developed by the old corporate powers, foreign alliances begin to make inroads into America's influence…and strange reports of mutants filter through the government's censorship.

by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson - Fiction, Science Fiction

Gilbertus Albans has founded the Mentat School, a place where humans can learn the efficient techniques of thinking machines. But Gilbertus walks an uneasy line between his own convictions and compromises in order to survive the Butlerian fanatics. Mother Superior Raquella attempts to rebuild her Sisterhood School with her most talented and ambitious student, Valya Harkonnen, who also has another goal --- to exact revenge on Vorian Atreides, the legendary hero of the Jihad, whom she blames for her family’s downfall.

by Brian Herbert and Kevin J. Anderson - Fiction, Science Fiction

It is 83 years after the last of the thinking machines were destroyed in the Battle of Corrin, after Faykan Butler took the name of Corrino and established himself as the first Emperor of a new Imperium. Great changes are brewing that will shape all of humankind.