As stated in the back of Icewind Dale Trilogy:

R.A. Salvatore is best known as the creator of the dark elf Drizzt Do'Urden, one of fantasy genre's most beloved characters. Over three milliong R.A. Salvatore novels have been sold and translated into eleven different languages and audio versions.

When he isn't writing, Bob attends his three children's hockey games, horse shows, and fencing events. His gaming group of eighteen years still meets Sundays to play everything from Nintendo 64's Goldeneye to the AD&D game. Together they recently wrote The Accursed Tower, a FORGOTTEN REALMS game module set in Icewind Dale.

Although most Famous for his books written for the Forgotten Realms Series, he has written many books for different Publishers, such as:

*Published by Del Rey Books
Other Books are published by the Ballantine Books