+Dede Craig King
I started in the early nineties when, I think, Soul Music (or possibly Maskerade) was coming out. It didn't take me long to catch up and I've been reading them on release every year since, re-reading I between whenever I felt the urge).
They only get better as they go on too. He was already great at it by Sourcery and he just refines his craft and the universe he created as he goes along. By the time you get to Nightwatch, his mastery is effortless. I re-read I Shall Wear Midnight the other day and it's just so good. Every time I get to the end I just melt