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Juliet Marillier Juliet Marillier i(A2883 works by)
Born: Established: Dunedin, Otago, South Island,
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New Zealand,
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Pacific Region,
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Gender: Female
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1 y separately published work icon The Harp of Kings Juliet Marillier , Sydney : Macmillan Australia , 2019 17118076 2019 single work novel fantasy

'Eighteen-year-old Liobhan is a powerful singer and an expert whistle player. Her brother has a voice to melt the hardest heart, and is a rare talent on the harp. They are both training for the elite warrior band on Swan Island when they are asked to join a mission that requires posing as travelling minstrels.

'Their task is to find and retrieve a precious harp, an ancient symbol of kingship, which has mysteriously vanished. If the instrument is not played at the upcoming coronation, the candidate will not be accepted. Faced with plotting courtiers, secretive druids, an insightful storyteller and a boorish Crown Prince, Liobhan soon realises an Otherworld power may be meddling in the affairs of the kingdom. When ambition clashes with conscience, Liobhan must make a bold decision and a heartbreaking choice ...'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 y separately published work icon The Warrior Bards Juliet Marillier , Sydney : Pan Macmillan Australia , 2019- 17118047 2019 series - author novel fantasy
1 y separately published work icon Beautiful Juliet Marillier , Sydney : Audible Studios , 2019 16683029 2019 single work novel fantasy

'With the Nordic fairy tale East of the Sun and West of the Moon as her inspiration, Juliet Marillier weaves a magical story of a young princess' search for her true self.

'Hulde is a queen's daughter and lives in a palace. But her life is lonely. Growing up atop the glass mountain, she knows only her violent and autocratic mother and a household of terrified servants. 

'Then a white bear named Rune comes to visit, and Hulde learns what kindness is. 

'But the queen has a plan for Hulde. When she turns 16, she will wed the most beautiful man in all the world. Hulde has never met her intended husband, and her mother refuses to explain the arrangement. Hulde becomes desperate to find out more, and seeks the help of a magic mirror. Perhaps someone is coming to her rescue. 

'On her wedding day, Hulde's existence is turned upside down. For the first time she leaves the glass mountain behind, setting out to be as brave as the heroines in her beloved storybook. 

'The journey will test Hulde to the limit. Can she overcome her fears and take control of her own life? '  (Publication summary)

1 Army Men Juliet Marillier , 2018 single work short story fantasy
— Appears in: Of Gods and Globes : A Cosmic Anthology of SF/F Tales 2018; (p. 129-139)
1 Beautiful Juliet Marillier , 2018 single work novella fantasy
— Appears in: Aurum : A Golden Anthology of Australian Fantasy 2018; (p. 237-274)
1 3 y separately published work icon Den of Wolves Juliet Marillier , 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)

1 y separately published work icon Tower of Thorns Juliet Marillier , Sydney : Pan Macmillan Australia , 2015 8763400 2015 single work novel fantasy

'Award-winning author Juliet Marillier's Blackthorn and Grim series continues as a mysterious creature holds an enchanted and imperiled ancient Ireland in thrall. Lady Geiléis, a noblewoman from the northern border, has asked for the prince of Dalriada's help in expelling a howling creature from an old tower on her land - one surrounded by an impenetrable hedge of thorns. Casting a blight over the entire district, and impossible to drive out by ordinary means, the mysterious presence threatens both the safety and the sanity of all who live nearby. As Blackthorn and Grim begin to put the pieces of the puzzle together, it becomes clear that a powerful adversary is at work. Their quest is about to become a life and death struggle - where even the closest of friends can find themselves entangled in intrigue.' (Publication summary)

1 Hallowed Ground Juliet Marillier , 2015 single work short story
— Appears in: Cranky Ladies of History 2015; (p. 261-272)
1 Introduction Juliet Marillier , 2014 single work essay
— Appears in: Black-Winged Angels 2014;
1 4 y separately published work icon Dreamer's Pool Juliet Marillier , Sydney : Pan Macmillan Australia , 2014 7674879 2014 single work novel fantasy

'Embittered healer Blackthorn, wrongly condemned to death, is offered a lifeline by a mysterious stranger. In return, she must set aside her bid for vengeance against the man who destroyed all that she once loved. Not only that: for seven years she must agree to help anyone who asks for her aid. She and her companion Grim settle on the fringes of a mysterious forest in Dalriada, far from the place of their incarceration, and start a new life.

'Oran, the crown prince of Dalriada, is waiting for his bride-to-be, Lady Flidais. Her letters and sweet portrait have convinced him that she is his destined true love.

'But letters can lie.

'To save Oran from disaster, Blackthorn and Grim will need courage, ingenuity, and more than a little magic.' (Publication summary)

1 y separately published work icon Blackthorn and Grim Juliet Marillier , 2014 Sydney : Pan Macmillan Australia , 2014-2016 7674856 2014 series - author novel fantasy
1 By Bone-Light Juliet Marillier , 2013 single work short story fantasy
— Appears in: Prickle Moon 2013; Focus 2013 : Highlights of Australian Short Fiction 2014; Year's Best Young Adult Speculative Fiction 2013 2014; The Year's Best Australian Fantasy and Horror 2013 2014;
A modern re-telling of the Russian folktale 'Vasilisa the Wise' (a variant of 'The Frog Princess' tale).
1 The Angel of Death Juliet Marillier , 2013 single work short story fantasy
— Appears in: Prickle Moon 2013;
1 Back and Beyond Juliet Marillier , 2013 single work short story fantasy
— Appears in: Prickle Moon 2013;
1 Wraith, Level One Juliet Marillier , 2013 single work short story fantasy
— Appears in: Prickle Moon 2013;
1 Far Horizons Juliet Marillier , 2013 single work short story fantasy
— Appears in: Prickle Moon 2013;
1 Jack's Day Juliet Marillier , 2013 single work short story fantasy
— Appears in: Prickle Moon 2013;
1 Letters from Robert Juliet Marillier , 2013 single work short story fantasy
— Appears in: Prickle Moon 2013;
1 Gift of Hope Juliet Marillier , 2013 single work short story fantasy
— Appears in: Prickle Moon 2013;
1 Poppy Seeds Juliet Marillier , 2013 single work short story fantasy
— Appears in: Prickle Moon 2013;
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