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Juliet Marillier Juliet Marillier i(A2883 works by)
Born: Established: Dunedin, Otago, South Island,
New Zealand,
Pacific Region,
Gender: Female
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Juliet Marillier has liveed in Swan Valley, Perth, Western Australia. Since graduating from the University of Otago, New Zealand, with a BA in languages and an honours degree in music, she has had a varied career that included working for government agencies, opera singing, and raising four children. Marillier now writes full time. Her lifelong interest in myth, legend, folklore and traditional music is a strong influence on both style and theme in her writing. A passion for early British history, reflecting her Celtic ancestry, is evident in her choice of settings. She is a member of the druid order OBOD and of the Australian Greens Party.

Most Referenced Works


  • Voted number 50 in the Booktopia Top 50 Favourite Australian Authors for 2018

Awards for Works

Army Men 2018 single work short story fantasy
— Appears in: Of Gods and Globes : A Cosmic Anthology of SF/F Tales 2018; (p. 129-139)
2018 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Fantasy Division Short Story
y separately published work icon Den of Wolves Sydney : Pan Macmillan Australia , 2016 10212022 2016 single work novel fantasy

'Feather bright and feather fine

'None shall harm this child of mine

'Healer Blackthorn knows all too well the rules of her bond to the fey: seek no vengeance, help any who ask, do only good. But after the most recent ordeal she and Grim have suffered, she knows she cannot let go of her quest to bring justice to the man who ruined her life.

'Despite her own struggles, Blackthorn agrees to help the princess of Dalriada to care for a troubled young girl who has been brought to court, while Grim travels to the girl's home at Wolf Glen to aid her wealthy father with a strange task, repairing a broken down house deep in the woods. It doesn't take Grim long to realize that everything in Wolf Glen is not as it seems, the place is full of perilous secrets and deadly lies.

'Back at Winterfalls, the evil touch of Blackthorn's sworn enemy reopens old wounds and fuels her long simmering desire for retribution. With danger on two fronts, Blackthorn and Grim are faced with a heartbreaking choice, to stand once again by each other's side or to fight their battles alone.' (Publication summary)

2016 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Fantasy Division Novel
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