Number 14 on the list is Peter V. Brett. A relatively new writer on the fantasy scene, he is probably most famous for his Demon Cycle series which began with The Painted Man (or as it's known in the U.S., The Warded Man. I've read most of his first book, and so far I have to say I enjoy his rather straight forward style. His magic system of using wards is interesting and his characters grow in the face of adversity throughout. He also has some of the most awesome cover art in the game. Thoughts about Peter V. Brett?