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Marianne Curley Marianne Curley i(A17283 works by)
Born: Established: 1959 Windsor, Hawkesbury area, Northwest Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, ;
Gender: Female
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1 y separately published work icon The Shadow Marianne Curley , Australia : MTC Services , 2018 13957362 2018 single work novel young adult fantasy

'The battle is over. The war is won. The prophecy complete.

'But life can’t just pick up where it left off for Ethan. Struggling to cope with the death of his soul-mate, at odds with his friends in the Guard, he finds himself adrift, jumping at shadows and sensing someone who can’t possibly be there.

'Blaming herself for Lathenia’s death, Jesilla swears to avenge her mother and fulfil her vision for world domination. But she hadn’t planned to fall in love. And that leaves her with an unbearable choice – should she follow her heart or the parental strings of a Goddess, short on praise but high on expectation, who continues to pull on her from the grave?

'As the Guard and the Order battle through the past and into an impossible future, darkness lurks around every corner. The fight for the world’s survival will rest with just one.

'Is it friend or foe that stands in The Shadow?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 y separately published work icon Fearless Marianne Curley , London : Bloomsbury , 2015 8193108 2015 single work novel young adult fantasy

'Ebony and Nathaneal were in love before they were even born.… Torn apart and kept in different worlds, will they finally reunite in this exquisite conclusion to Hidden and Broken?

'Ebony was kept hidden on Earth for sixteen years, unaware that she was an angel. Unaware that her true soulmate, Nathaneal, was searching for her. Now ready to claim her rightful place with him, in a cruel twist of fate Ebony is captured and imprisoned in a version of hell.

'Knowing that Nathaneal will come for her, Ebony is determined to fight against the evil that holds her prisoner. As long as she has Nathaneal’s love, Ebony has nothing to fear. Can Nathaneal break through the gates of hell? Will these long-lost lovers finally reunite and fulfil their destiny?'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 1 y separately published work icon Broken Marianne Curley , London : Bloomsbury , 2014 7476164 2014 single work novel fantasy

'Following the revelation that Ebony is an angel, and Nathaneal’s narrow victory in battle with Prince Luca, the two are enjoying their newfound love. But Ebony’s friend Jordan is bitterly angry that he has lost the girl of his dreams. Then suddenly Prince Michael arrives to arrest Nathaneal for breaking Avena’s law when he revealed his powers on Earth in his bid to save Ebony from Luca. Nathaneal is forced to return to Avena without Ebony to stand trial.

'Jordan seizes the opportunity to plant doubt in Ebony’s mind about Nathaneal and her own angelic nature. Desperate to find out what has happened to her adoptive parents, Ebony is persuaded by Jordan to believe that new teacher Mr Xavier, who claims to be her uncle, can introduce her to her real father. Disaster inevitably follows and Ebony finds herself at the centre of another epic battle in the realm of Avena itself.

'Fantastical and powerfully emotional, this angelic romance series is rapidly winning enthusiastic fans.' (Publication summary)

1 2 y separately published work icon Hidden Marianne Curley , London : Bloomsbury Children's Books , 2013 Z1924520 2013 single work novel young adult fantasy 'When baby Ebony is snatched from the midwife, she is rent not only from her parents but also her betrothed. In her world, a special bond is formed with one other being - for eternity. But Ebony is no longer in her world; she has been hidden in ours. An angel on earth. Earth was the best place to conceal Ebony, to keep her from her kin who desperately seek her, and to keep Ebony from discovering for herself who she really is. But Ebony is coming of age, and then no one will be able to hide her true origins. She will be 'visible', and the one who stole her away will come back to claim her. But who will reach her first?' (Publisher's blurb)
1 y separately published work icon Avena Trilogy Marianne Curley , 2013 London : Bloomsbury Children's Books , 2013 Z1924517 2013 series - author novel young adult
6 1 y separately published work icon The Key Marianne Curley , London : Bloomsbury Children's Books , 2005 Z1243526 2005 single work novel young adult fantasy 'Nothing will be resolved here. Nothing is ever resolved without war. It is the way of the universe.

Ethan and Isabel are Named. They have the ability to travel back in time where they must use their special skills to try and intercept the dark forces intent on unravelling history. But Ethan and Isabel are also normal high school students, with a normal everyday life.

In this final volume in the trilogy, the Order of Chaos begins its final and devastating assault on The Named in a desperate bid to annihilate them and gain absolute control of all the realms. The Named are in trouble. Not only must they find the precious lost key to unlock their ancient treasury of weapons, but there is a traitor in their midst. Suspicion is making them weaker, as the prophecy predicted, and they desperately need new hope.' (Publisher's blurb)
5 1 y separately published work icon The Dark Marianne Curley , London : Bloomsbury Children's Books , 2003 Z1119769 2003 single work novel young adult fantasy ''Isabel! Quickly!' Arkarian's voice sounds desperate. He grabs my hand, gripping it tightly. Within seconds the light completely disappears. 'Whatever happens, don't let go of my hand.'

A dark and compelling sequel to The Named, The Dark crackles with suspense and intrigue. Hell-bent on avenging the death of one of their best, the Order of Chaos gain the upper hand in their battle against the Guardians. As the Order's attempts to change history bear fruit, Ethan and Isabel notice subtle changes in their daily lives as an altered past impacts on the future. Before they can confront the Order, Ethan and Isabel, joined by Isabel's brother Matt, must risk everything to travel through a dark world and save Arkarian, without whom the future looks very bleak.' (Publisher's blurb)
1 Guardians of Time Marianne Curley , 2002- series - author novel young adult fantasy
3 2 y separately published work icon The Named Marianne Curley , New York (City) : Bloomsbury , 2002 Z971067 2002 single work novel young adult fantasy 'I've just made a huge mistake and it's really going to cost me. I've broken a vital code - never reveal your powers in public.

Imagine you were able to change the past. By altering one tiny thing you could start a chain of catastrophic events Ethan is Named - he has the ability to travel back in time, where he must use his special skills to try and intercept the dark forces intent on unravelling history. But Ethan is also a normal school boy, and leading a single life with a double identity is becoming just too much to handle, especially when even the normal part is getting more and more complicated.

And then Isabel comes along. (Publisher's blurb)
10 2 y separately published work icon Old Magic Marianne Curley , London : Bloomsbury , 2000 Z971039 2000 single work novel young adult fantasy 'When Kate first sees Jarrod she senses that he is special and that like her, he has magical powers. But she also knows he is completely unaware of his gift. Kate's grandmother realises that Jarrod and his family have an ancient curse placed upon them which they must tackle before Jarrod's life, along with the lives of his parents and little brother, can become happy, peaceful and free of the troubles that have plagued them. He must learn to use his gift. Soon Kate and Jarrod embark on a most remarkable journey, which unravels mysteries that have hung over his family for generations and finds them pitted against immense powers. They have to undo the past to reshape the future. Will they succeed? A fabulous book with the perfect combination of pace, intrigue, suspense, romance and utterly entrancing characters.' (Publisher's blurb)
1 Winner of Book Review Marianne Curley , 1996 single work review
— Appears in: Out of the Ashes , March no. 22 1996; (p. 5)

— Review of The Third Day, The Frost John Marsden , 1995 single work novel