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Melanie Rawn received a BA in history from Scripps College and worked as a teacher and editor before becoming a writer.She has been nominated for a Locus award on three separate occasions: in 1989 for Dragon Prince (in the first novel category), in 1994 for Skybowl (in the fantasy novel category), and again in 1995 for Ruins of Ambrai (in the fantasy novel category).
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Playing to the Gods
Melanie Rawn - 2017-08-29
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A high fantasy novel, the fifth in a series, that weaves together magic, theater, art, and politics. The final volume follows a group of talented actors as they attempt to overcome financial hardship and create a game-changing play. But when an event shakes up their world, they're forced to confront ancient conflicts that will play out on stage and catch the attention of the gods.
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Window Wall
Melanie Rawn - 2015-04-14
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This thrilling book follows Cade, a theater troupe member who refuses to accept his Fae gift of prescient Elsewhens. But when his gift becomes necessary, he sees a grim future and must prevent it from happening. With dangerous enemies and a race against time, this book is a captivating page-turner perfect for fans of fantasy and suspense.
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Melanie Rawn - 2014-04-29
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Thornlost is a gripping high fantasy that seamlessly weaves magic, theater, art, and politics. In this third book of the series, follow Cade, a rebellious tregetour, as he fights for his passion - theater - in a society governed by aristocratic norms. Along with his gifted comrades, Cade is determined to change their world or die trying.
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Book Two of Glass Thorns
Melanie Rawn - 2013-02-19 (first published in 2012)
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"Elsewhens" by Melanie Rawn is a captivating book focused on the magical theater troupe, Touchstone, and their journey to impress audiences. Cayden, a member of the group, struggles with his Fae gift that causes him to experience uncontrollable visions of possible futures. As Touchstone gains worldly success, they are selected to travel to the Continent with a Royal Embassy to collect Prince Ashgar's new bride. Becoming the first theater artists to appear outside Albeyn, they face challenges due to the suspicion and prohibition of magic in other lands. Discover how the Touchstone troupe navigates this in this imaginative and compelling story.
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Lightspeed Magazine, May 2012
Lightspeed Magazine, Linda Nagata, C. C. Finlay, Nicola Griffith, Melanie Rawn, Catherynne M. Valente, Dale Bailey, Michael Chabon, John Joseph Adams, Vernor Vinge - 2012-04-29
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Lightspeed Magazine’s May 2012 issue is a sci-fi and fantasy lover's dream. Explore the vast expanse of near-future and far-future science fiction - from soft to hard - alongside epic fantasy, magical realism, science-fantasy, and folktales. Immerse yourself in original works by Linda Nagata and C.C. Finlay, paired with science-fiction reprints by Nicola Griffith and David Langford. Get lost in the fantasy works of Dale Bailey and Melanie Rawn, along with reprints by Catherynne M. Valente and Kage Baker. Delve further into the worlds created by Palo Bacigalupi and Kim Stanley Robinson through excerpts of their new novels, and hear from the likes of Hugo and Pulitzer Prize-winning authors Vernor Vinge and Michael Chabon in exclusive feature interviews. Lightspeed Magazine offers a universe of fiction to uncover each month.
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Melanie Rawn - 2012-02-28
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This engaging fantasy novel follows Cayden Silversun, a rebel who defies his mother's wishes to pursue his passion for theater. His talent is unmatched and his company takes him to the highest reaches of society, where he becomes a sought-after artist. Touchstone is the first of an utterly engaging fantasy series from the best-selling author of Dragon Prince series.
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The Diviner
Melanie Rawn - 2011-08-01
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Follow the journey of Azzad al-Ma'aliq, the only survivor of his family's murder, as he seeks vengeance with the help of a nomadic tribe of powerful magicians, the Shagara. The Diviner by bestselling author Melanie Rawn is a must-read prequel to The Golden Key, filled with high fantasy and sacrifice.
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Legends of Fantasy
John Joseph Adams - 2012-10-05 (first published in 2010)
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Experience the timeless tales of epic fantasy through a comprehensive anthology featuring stories from George R. R. Martin, Robin Hobb, Ursula K. Le Guin, and more. This thrilling compilation takes readers on a journey from ancient legends to modern fantasies, where brave heroes make noble sacrifices and encounter astonishing wonders while facing ultimate evil. With vibrant world-building and timeless values of courage and friendship, this anthology is an inspiring and larger-than-life adventure.
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Fire Raiser
Melanie Rawn - 2009-04-14
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"Fire Raiser" by Melanie Rawn is a thrilling novel that takes readers on a dark journey through the secrets of a small town in the South. As romance and politics intertwine, Holly and Evan's love faces danger as churches are mysteriously set ablaze. With magic and family ties at play, Sheriff Evan must navigate a tangle of secrets to stop the darkness from consuming his town.
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A Love Story With Magical Interruptions
Melanie Rawn - 2006-10-17
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This book revolves around the secret world of witches and wizards who live among us in New York City. Holly McClure, a successful writer and witch, tries to ignore her heritage but is forced to use her special gift to defeat a dangerous black coven. Her passionate love affair is put on hold when her blood becomes a valuable asset to the world of magic. This thrilling book will keep you on the edge of your seat as Holly risks everything for love and life.
Sunrunner's Fire by Melanie Rawn
The Star Scroll by Melanie Rawn
Dragon Prince by Melanie Rawn
DAW 30th Anniversary Fantasy by Elizabeth R. Wollheim
Treasures of Fantasy by Margaret Weis, Tracy Hickman
Zeit der Wiederkunft by Melanie Rawn, Jennifer Roberson, Kate Elliott, Regina Winter
A Magic-Lover's Treasury of the Fantastic by Margaret Weis
Die Farben der Unendlichkeit by Melanie Rawn, Jennifer Roberson, Kate Elliott
The Golden Key by Melanie Rawn, Jennifer Roberson, Kate Elliott
Highwaymen by Jennifer Roberson
Return of the Dinosaurs by Mike Resnick, Martin H. Greenberg
The Ruins of Ambrai by Melanie Rawn
The Mageborn Traitor by Melanie Rawn
Das Bildnis der Unsterblichkeit by Melanie Rawn, Jennifer Roberson, Kate Elliott
Warrior Enchantresses by Kathleen M. Massie-Ferch, Martin H. Greenberg
Return to Avalon by Various
Ancient Enchantresses by Kathleen M. Massie-Ferch, Martin H. Greenberg, Richard Gilliam
Skybowl by Melanie Rawn
The Dragon Token by Melanie Rawn
Knights of the Morningstar by Melanie Rawn
Der Schatten des Bruders by Melanie Rawn
Der Brand der Wüste by Melanie Rawn
Die Flammen des Himmels by Melanie Rawn
Das Band der Sterne by Melanie Rawn
Das Gesicht im Feuer by Melanie Rawn
Die Braut des Lichts by Melanie Rawn
Stronghold by Melanie Rawn
Dragon Prince, the Star Scroll, Sunrunner's Fire by Melanie Rawn
The Captal's Tower by Melanie Rawn