Andrea K. Höst i(A139282 works by) (a.k.a. Andrea K. Host)
Born: Established:
Scandinavia, Western Europe, Europe,
Gender: Female
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Andrea K. Höst was born in Sweden and raised largely in Townsville, Queensland. She later moved to Sydney, New South Wales for employment purposes.

Most Referenced Works


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Awards for Works

The Pyramids of London 2015 single work novel fantasy young adult

'In a world where lightning sustained the Roman Empire, and Egypt's vampiric god-kings spread their influence through medicine and good weather, tiny Prytennia's fortunes are rising with the ships that have made her undisputed ruler of the air. But the peace of recent decades is under threat. Rome's automaton-driven wealth is waning along with the New Republic's supply of power crystals, while Sweden uses fear of Rome to add to her Protectorates. And Prytennia is under attack from the wind itself. Relentless daily blasts destroy crops, buildings, and lives, and neither the weather vampires nor Prytennia's Trifold Goddess have been able to find a way to stop them.

With events so grand scouring the horizon, the deaths of Eiliff and Aedric Tenning raise little interest. The official verdict is accident: two careless automaton makers, killed by their own construct. The Tenning children and Aedric's sister, Arianne, know this cannot be true. Nothing will stop their search for what really happened. Not even if, to follow the first clue, Aunt Arianne must sell herself to a vampire.'

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2016 shortlisted Norma K. Hemming Award
Hunting 2013 single work novel young adult fantasy

'Ash Lenthard doesn’t call herself a vigilante. She’s merely prone to random acts of derring-do, and occasional exhibitions of tomfoolery. Her friends, the Huntsmen, have never stepped over the line while patrolling the streets of Luinhall.

'That was before the murder of Ash’s beloved guardian, Genevieve.

'Now, Ash Lenthard is out for blood and even when the hunt sends her to the palace, on a collision course with a past identity she would do anything to forget, Ash cannot, will not, back down.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2013 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Young Adult Division Best Novel
And All the Stars 2012 single work novel science fiction

'Come for the apocalypse. Stay for cupcakes. Die for love. Madeleine Cost is working to become the youngest person ever to win the Archibald Prize for portraiture. Her elusive cousin Tyler is the perfect subject: androgynous, beautiful, and famous. All she needs to do is pin him down for the sittings. None of her plans factored in the Spires: featureless, impossible, spearing into the hearts of cities across the world - and spraying clouds of sparkling dust into the wind. Is it an alien invasion? Germ warfare? They are questions everyone on Earth would like answered, but Madeleine has a more immediate problem. At Ground Zero of the Sydney Spire, beneath the collapsed ruin of St James Station, she must make it to the surface before she can hope to find out if the world is ending.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

2012 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Young Adult Division Best Novel
2012 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Science Fiction Division Best Novel
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