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Dreamer’s Pool: A Blackthorn and Grim Novel

By Juliet Marillier - Published 2014

Genres:

Fantasy

In ancient Ireland, Blackthorn, a red-headed healer with a secret sorrow, finds herself saved from death through a supernatural bargain. Infuriatingly, the terms ...Read Review

River of Stars

By Guy Gavriel Kay - Published 2013

Genres:

Fantasy

In his acknowledgements, Kay explains that his novel is “shaped by themes, characters, and events associated with China’s Northern Song Dynasty before ...Read Review

Under Heaven

By Guy Gavriel Kay - Published 2010

Genres:

FantasySaga

Under Heaven is a “variation upon themes of the Tang,” a sweeping look at China during the 8th century, seen through the fictional ...Read Review

Marion Zimmer Bradley’s Sword of Avalon

By Diana L. Paxson - Published 2009

Genres:

FantasySaga

The popularity of The Mists of Avalon (1982) by Marion Zimmer Bradley generated a series that has outlasted the author’s death. Paxson, who ...Read Review

Heart’s Blood

By Juliet Marillier - Published 2009

Genres:

FantasyRomance

When a narrative is potent enough to absorb my thoughts long after I turn the final page, I know I’ve got a ...Read Review

Heir to Sevenwaters

By Juliet Marillier - Published 2008

Genres:

Fantasy

Marillier returns to the world of her bestselling Sevenwaters trilogy in this historical fantasy. The house at Sevenwaters exists during a historically fascinating ...Read Review

The United States of Atlantis

By Harry Turtledove - Published 2008

Genres:

Alternate History

Atlantis has been settled by the English and the French for over 300 years. Now, at the end of the 18th century, and following ...Read Review

A Song for Arbonne

By Guy Gavriel Kay - Published (c1992)Published 2008

Genres:

Fantasy

In this novel celebrating the troubadour era of medieval Europe, Arbonne is a land dedicated to the female goddess Rian and a Court ...Read Review

Ysabel

By Guy Gavriel Kay - Published 2007

Genres:

FantasyLiterary

Guy Gavriel Kay has mesmerized readers with his realistic, historically-steeped novels set in alternate versions of actual eras and places. He has won ...Read Review

King’s Blood

By Judith Tarr - Published 2005

Genres:

Fantasy

In this sequel to Rite of Conquest, the talented Judith Tarr follows the saga of the brood of William the Conqueror (who dies ...Read Review