An American novelist and journalist, he co-authored the Illuminatus! illusion trilogy with Robert Anton Wilson. Shea’s various other works consist of Shike; EVERYTHING are Lighting; The Saracen; and From No Man’s Property to Plaza del Lago. Before you begin his fiction composing profession, he wrote for Playboy mag. His final book, Kids of Earthmaker, continued to be unfinished during his loss of life. He was wedded twice: initial, to Yvonne Bremseth Shea, and afterwards to article writer Patricia Monaghan. He and Cherith Baldry both had written fantasy novels.