Mike Macauley is the creator and owner of Shurtugal.com. He was born on the 29th of March. He received an Advance Reader's Copy of Eldest in the spring of 2005. He also toured the Fox studios privately, and attended the world premiere of the Eragon movie. On the 22 July 2010, he revealed his private project for the past two years: The Inheritance Almanac. This book was published on the 26th of October 2010.