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Kim Falconer Kim Falconer i(A119952 works by)
Also writes as: A.K. Wilder
Born: Established: 1954 Santa Cruz, California,
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United States of America (USA),
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Americas,
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Gender: Female
Arrived in Australia: 1981
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BiographyHistory

Kim Falconer was born in California, and was raised on Wilder Ranch, then a family-owned property and now part of Wilder Ranch State Park: the family name Wilder recurs in her writing name for young-adult fiction, A.K. Wilder.

Falconer moved to Australia in 1981, and holds a Master of Arts degree in writing from Swinburne University of Technology, Melbourne (awarded 2014). Her work falls into the genre of speculative fiction: originally writing for an adult readership, she published her first young-adult novel in 2020.

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon Road to the Soul Pymble : Voyager , 2011 Z1858846 2011 single work novel science fiction

'Through darkness, the heart will find a way

'A mysterious artefact leads Jarrod back to Gaela′s lost southern continent where he discovers a sentient being like himself.

'Ruthless and extremely dangerous, this other version has captured Janis Richter. Luka Paree and Janis′ daughter, Ruby, are playing a dangerous game with Earth′s dictatorship. They have laid their escape plans, but the hunters are closing in. If ASSIST discovers the portal to Gaela, all is lost ...' (From the publisher's website.)

2012 finalist Norma K. Hemming Award
y separately published work icon Arrows of Time Pymble : Voyager , 2009 Z1627862 2009 single work novel fantasy

'When a portal spins Rosette and Jarrod off in different directions, Rosette is caught in a loop of repeating events. A strange bard helps her find a way back home, but things have changed - Jarrod is missing, her mentor is a child and women are forbidden to carry swords.

While Kreshkali leads the survivors on Earth, Rosette and her Temple Cat turn to the future for help - but which future?

Time is their only hope, and it's playing tricks ...' (From the publisher's website.)

2010 nominated Norma K. Hemming Award
y separately published work icon The Spell of Rosette Pymble : Voyager , 2009 Z1548349 2009 single work novel fantasy

'Rosette is a child of two worlds: Gaela, steeped in magic, and an Earth choked with failing technology. The key to their survival is literally in her blood, a spell passed down through her family line to preserve the one they're sworn to protect.

'Unaware of her lineage, Rosette runs scared when her family is murdered. She takes refuge with Nell, a shape-shifting high priestess of the ancient blood, who teaches her the arts of witchcraft, stars and sword.

'Shadowed by the fabled Kreshkali, queen of the underworld and mistress of the wolf-like Lupins, Rosette and the temple cat, Drayco, find themselves little more than a step ahead of those who will do anything to control the portal that links the many-worlds.'

Source: Author's website, http://www.falconastrology.com/
Sighted: 09/12/2008

2010 nominated Norma K. Hemming Award
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