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Christie Golden (born November 21, 1963) is an New York Times bestselling author of many science fiction and fantasy novels. She is the author of the short story "Promises to Keep" from Halo: Fractures.
Christie Golden was born in Atlanta, Georgia. Golden has written over a dozen Star Trek novels and a dozen novels for Blizzard's World of Warcraft and StarCraft series. She has also authored four Star Wars books, three of them in the Fate of the Jedi series, which she co-wrote with authors Troy Denning and Aaron Allston. She resides in Denver, Colorado.