Louise Cooper, 1952 – 2009
British fantasy author Louise Cooper, 57, died October 21, 2009 of a brain aneurysm at home in Cornwall. Cooper was a prolific author who wrote over 80 books for adults and children. She was best known for her Time Master trilogy, and for her Indigo Saga series. Louise Antell was born May 29, 1952 in Hertfordshire. She married first husband Gary Cooper in 1970. After working as a secretary and as a freelance copyeditor and proofreader, she became a full-time writer in 1984. She married artist Cas Sandall in 1999; he survives her.