D.J. Machale is the author of the Pendragon Series, which is the first book series he has written. He produced multiple movies and television series' such as GhostWriter, Tower of Terror, Flight 29 Down, Are You Afraid of The Dark?, and Encyclopedia Brown; boy detective. He has a wife named Evangeline, a daughter named Keaton, a golden retriever named Maggie, and a kitten named Kaboodle. He also wrote the Morpheus Road Trilogy, the Sylo Trilogy, the first book of the Voyagers series, and has released one book in The Library series.
He got the idea for the Pendragon Series when he was looking at the abandoned subway when he was in New York.