Lynn Abbey (1948 - ) is an American author. She began publishing in 1979 with the novel Daughter of the Bright Moon and the short story "The Face of Chaos," part of the Thieves World shared-world anthology. She received early encouragement from Gordon R. Dickson. In the 1980s she married Robert Asprin and became his co-editor on the Thieves World books. They divorced in 1993 and Abbey moved to Oklahoma City. She continued to write novels, both original works and tie-ins to Role Playing Games for TSR. In 2002, she returned to Thieves World with the novel Sanctuary and also began editing new antholgies, beginning with Turning Points.