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Karen Miller Karen Miller i(A90137 works by)
Also writes as: K. E. Mills
Born: Established: 1961 Vancouver, British Columbia,
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Canada,
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Americas,
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Gender: Female
Arrived in Australia: 1963
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BiographyHistory

Karen Miller's family migrated to Australia when she was two years of age. After completing a BA in Communications, she lived in the United Kingdom for three years before returning to live in Sydney. She has worked in a variety of different fields including publishing production, public relations and operating a specialty bookshop.

Most Referenced Works

Awards for Works

y separately published work icon The Prodigal Mage Pymble : Voyager , 2009 Z1645853 2009 single work novel fantasy

'Years ago, at the cost of many lives, 
Asher defeated the dark sorcerer, Morg, 
and brought peace to Lur ...

But now, happily raising a family, Asher realises that peace and safety are an illusion. Something has woken in Lur′s earth, creating weather that threatens to tear their world apart. Asher thinks he can save Lur by wielding the dangerous magic that he loathes ... and which may take his life.

Rafel, Asher′s son, is a mage of great power, but he has to break free of his father to truly discover his talents. All previous expeditions over the forbidden mountains have met with disaster and death, but Rafel is determined to try. As father and son struggle to understand each other, elsewhere a great evil is brewing ...' (Publisher's blurb)

2010 nominated Norma K. Hemming Award
y separately published work icon The Riven Kingdom Pymble : Voyager , 2007 Z1439087 2007 single work novel fantasy

'The King of Ethrea is dying and his only surviving heir is the Princess Rhian, but if her enemies have their way the kingdom will not be ruled by a Queen.

'Ethrea, a small island of strategic importance, is known for its ability to keep the secrets of its business partners. Now civil war threatens as men of ambition eye the empty throne, and the other nations are getting nervous ... and greedy. If Rhian cannot secure the crown, others will descend and conquer her lands.

'A toymaker and a mysterious exile from Mijak may be her only hope...' (Publisher's blurb)

2008 longlisted The Gemmell Awards Legend Award
2008 shortlisted Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Fantasy Division Best Novel
y separately published work icon Empress of Mijak Pymble : Voyager , 2007 Z1397640 2007 single work novel fantasy 'When a scrawny unwanted girl child is sold into slavery, a chain of events is set in motion that will have a profound impact on all the civilised world.

'Hekat is taken into chains to Mijak's largest city, but makes a bargain with the ruthless god and escapes her captors. She joins the warlord's army and becomes the greatest knife-dancer and warrior the city has ever known.'

'But Hekat believes she has another destiny . . . and she will carve that destiny out of infidelity and betrayal . . . and death . . . '. (Source: back cover blurb.)
2007 honourable mention Aurealis Awards for Excellence in Australian Speculative Fiction Fantasy Division Best Fantasy Novel
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