B. Austin is a pen name for Belinda Vasquez Garcia's Fantasy and Science Fiction Books. Her mother's maiden name was Austin and by using her name, the author honors her mother who died when she was 16 years old. When she worked as a computer programmer, an officemate began calling her "B". She fluctuates between calling herself Belinda and B. If you wish to know more about B, she has some written some memoirs which you can find if you click here.