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Judith Tarr


USA flag (b.1955)

aka Kathleen Bryan

JUDITH TARR is the author of more than twenty widely praised novels, including The Throne of Isis, White Mare's Daughter, and Queen of Swords, as well as five previous volumes in the Avaryan Chronicles: The Hall of the Mountain King, The Lady of Han-Gilen and A Fall of Princes (collected in one volume as Avaryan Rising), Arrows of the Sun, and Spear of Heaven. A graduate of Yale and Cambridge University, Judith Tarr holds degrees in ancient and medieval history, and breeds Lipizzan horses at Dancing Horse Farm, her home in Vail, Arizona.
 

Genres: Fantasy, Science Fiction
 
Series
Hound and the Falcon
   1. The Isle of Glass (1985)
   2. The Golden Horn (1985)
   3. The Hounds of God (1986)
   Death and the Lady (1992)
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Avaryan Rising
   1. The Hall of the Mountain King (1986)
   2. The Lady of Han-Gilen (1987)
   3. A Fall of Princes (1988)
   4. Arrows of the Sun (1993)
   5. Spear of Heaven (1994)
   6. Tides of Darkness (2002)
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Alamut
   1. Alamut (1989)
   2. The Dagger and the Cross (1991)
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Three Queens
   1. Throne of Isis (1994)
   2. The Eagle's Daughter (1995)
   3. Queen of Swords (1997)
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Epona
   1. White Mare's Daughter (1998)
   2. The Shepherd Kings (1999)
   3. Lady of Horses (2000)
   4. Daughter of Lir (2001)
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Devil's Bargain
   1. The Devil's Bargain (2002)
   2. House of War (2003)
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War of the Rose (as by Kathleen Bryan)
   1. The Serpent and the Rose (2007)
   2. The Golden Rose (2008)
   3. The Last Paladin (2009)
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Novels
   A Wind in Cairo (1989)
   Ars Magica (1989)
   Lord of the Two Lands (1993)
   His Majesty's Elephant (1993)
   Pillar of Fire (1995)
   King and Goddess (1996)
   Household Gods (1999) (with Harry Turtledove)
   Kingdom of the Grail (2000)
   Pride of Kings (2001)
   Living in Threes (2012)
   Forgotten Suns (2015)
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Collections
   Nine White Horses (2014)
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Novellas and Short Stories
   Dragon Winter (2015)
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Series contributed to
War World
   6. Blood Feuds (1992) (with others)
   7. Blood Vengeance (1994) (with others)
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Non fiction show
 
Judith Tarr recommends
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Congress of Secrets (2016)
Stephanie Burgis
"Congress of Secrets is a feast for the lover of historical fantasy rich, complex, beautifully researched and engrossingly told. Burgis is a new star of the genre, and I can't wait to see what she does next."
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The Bastard King (2003)
(Scepter of Mercy, book 1)
Dan Chernenko (Harry Turtledove)
"A brilliant new talent."
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Jaran (1992)
(Jaran, book 1)
Kate Elliott
"A strong debut ... A bright new talent ... Complex politics ... A wonderful, sweeping setting ... reminds me of C J Cherryh."

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Books containing stories by Judith Tarr
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Retellings of the Inland Seas (2020)
(Feral Astrogators, book 3)
edited by
Athena Andreadis
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Lace and Blade 4 (2018)
(Lace and Blade, book 4)
edited by
Deborah J Ross

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Award nominations
1994 Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel (nominee) : Lord of the Two Lands
1990 Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel (nominee) : Ars Magica
1987 Locus Award for Best Fantasy Novel (nominee) : The Hounds of God
1986 Locus Award for Best First Novel (nominee) : The Isle of Glass


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