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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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Americas,
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Gender: Female
Arrived in Australia: 1963
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1 Karen Miller Website Karen Miller , website Consists of biographical and bibliographical information, regular news updates, and a link to the author's weblog.
1 y separately published work icon The Falcon Throne Karen Miller , Australia : Hachette Australia , 2014 8180576 2014 single work novel fantasy

'Nobody is innocent. Every crown is tarnished. A royal child, believed dead, sets his eyes on regaining his father's stolen throne. A bastard lord, uprising against his tyrant cousin, sheds more blood than he bargained for. A duke's widow, defending her daughter, defies the ambitious lord who'd control them both. And two brothers, divided by ambition, will learn the true meaning of treachery. All of this will come to pass, and the only certainty is that nothing will remain as it once was. As royal houses rise and fall, empires are reborn and friends become enemies, it becomes clear that much will be demanded of those who follow the path to power. A major new epic fantasy begins.'

Source: Publisher's blurb.

1 y separately published work icon The Tarnished Crown Karen Miller , Australia : Hachette Australia , 2014- 8180554 2014 series - author novel
1 y separately published work icon The Path to Power Karen Miller , Sydney : Hachette Australia , 2014 6864570 2014 single work novel fantasy

'A royal child, believed dead, sets his eyes on regaining his father's stolen throne.

'A bastard lord, uprising against his tyrant cousin, sheds more blood than he bargained for.

'A duke's widow, defending her daughter, defies the ambitious lord who'd control them both.

'And two brothers, divided by ambition, will learn the true meaning of treachery.

A'll of this will come to pass, and the only certainty is that nothing will remain as it once was. As royal houses rise and fall, empires are reborn and friends become enemies, it becomes clear that much will be demanded of those who follow the path to power. '' (Publisher's blurb)

1 y separately published work icon Tarnished Crown Karen Miller , Sydney : Hachette Australia , 2014 6864545 2014 single work novel fantasy
1 y separately published work icon Wizard Undercover K. E. Mills , Sydney : Orbit , 2012 Z1880932 2012 single work novel fantasy

"There may be trouble ahead...

Wedding bells are ringing for the constantly battling nations of Splotze and Borovnik and the upcoming royal nuptials could at last put an end to their dangerous hostilities. But in a development that hardly bodes well, one of Gerald's fellow janitors goes missing - after delivering a dire warning of danger surrounding the marriage treaty. So Gerald must embark on a dangerous mission to uncover the troublemakers, before wedded bliss becomes international war.

But going undercover isn't as easy as it looks, even with Melissande and Emmerabiblia for camouflage. Soon Gerald finds himself fighting for his life as well as world peace."

Source: publisher's website.

1 1 y separately published work icon A Blight of Mages Karen Miller , Pymble : Voyager , 2011 Z1775585 2011 single work novel fantasy 'Barl Linden is one of the greatest mages Dorana has seen, but she is still socially inferior to those she works with. In fighting for the right to be treated as an equal, Barl comes to the attention of the all-powerful Council of Mages.

'Morgan Danfey is the youngest mage ever to be appointed to the Council. Proud and talented, he senses that some terrible, unknown danger looms ahead for Dorana ... problem is, he can′t prove it.

'When Barl and Morgan cross paths the sparks fly, and a chain of events is set in motion that will changes their lives -- and the fate of nations -- forever.' (From the publisher's website.)
1 y separately published work icon Gambit : Siege Karen Miller , New York (City) : Del Rey , 2010 Z1802872 2010 single work novel science fiction

'On the Outer Rim, the planet Lanteeb has no strategic value, no political power, and one enormous problem: It has been invaded by an emboldened Separatist Alliance. To find out why, Jedi Knights Anakin Skywalker and Obi-Wan Kenobi have snuck onto Lanteeb--and now look oblivion in the eye. ...

Hiding their lightsabers beneath their dusty disguises, Anakin and Obi-Wan draw on their Jedi skills to stay one step ahead of Lok Durd's droid army on Lanteeb. The Jedi know that a captive scientist has given Durd the keys to a terrifying bioweapon. Durd knows that the Jedi are on his planet. With Yoda calling on the powers of the Jedi Council, with a new Separatist technology jamming the Guardians' communications, and with a traitor at the heart of the Republic's government, the wheels of war are turning. But the Separatists have blockaded Lanteeb. The finishing touches are being put on a weapon to destroy whole worlds. And it will be up to the two Jedi Knights and their most trusted comrades to liberate Lanteeb or forever suffer the consequences.'

Source: Back cover

1 y separately published work icon Gambit : Stealth Karen Miller , New York (City) : Del Rey , 2010 Z1802866 2010 single work novel science fiction

Planet by planet, darkness creeps across the galaxy. Among warriors and generals, among ordinary beings living in far-flung worlds, the fear will not go away: We are losing this war. ...

Anakin Skywalker feels it, too. The Separatist Alliance, with ruthlessness and treachery, is beating the Republic to every strategic target. But after a costly clash with General Grievous for the planet Kothlis, Anakin has a mission that will focus his anxious mind. Alongside Obi-Wan Kenobi, he is posing as a long-lost native of Lanteeb, an impoverished world on the Outer Rim. This seemingly unimportant planet has drawn the interest of the Seps—and Anakin and Obi-Wan soon discover the disturbing reason: A scientist enslaved by General Lok Durd is drawing on Lanteeb’s one natural resource for a devastating bioweapon. Now Anakin and Obi-Wan have entered the eye of a storm. Their presence has been exposed, Lok Durd’s plans unveiled, and a fight has begun for survival behind enemy lines—and a chance of winning a war that must be fought at any cost.'

Source: Back cover.

1 2 y separately published work icon The Reluctant Mage Karen Miller , Pymble : Voyager , 2010 Z1704008 2010 single work novel fantasy

'The sorcerer has awoken and blights the land ... while the innocent mage hovers between life and death.

Rafel′s expedition over the mountains to Lost Dorana has disappeared. Now Deenie is having disturbing dreams of her brother and determines to seek the truth. In the company of her best friend she finds a way beyond Lur, only to find that the evil sorcerer, Morg, still holds those lands in a tenuous but strengthening grip.' (From the publisher's website.)

1 3 y separately published work icon Wizard Squared K. E. Mills , Pymble : HarperCollins Australia , 2010 Z1661477 2010 single work novel fantasy

'Melissande and co. are shocked to receive a visit from a Monk Markham who comes from an alternate version of their own world.

The second Monk has created a portal that allows travel between realities, and he's come to them for help. The Gerald in his world has turned into a raving tyrannical despot as a result of actions taken during their version of the Kallarapi crisis. Monk 2 is convinced the only person who can stop Gerald ... is Gerald. But Gerald's disappeared!' (From the publisher's website.)

1 2 y separately published work icon The Prodigal Mage Karen Miller , 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)

1 The Fisherman's Children Karen Miller , 2009 series - author novel fantasy
1 2 y separately published work icon Witches Incorporated K. E. Mills , Pymble : Voyager , 2009 Z1580167 2009 single work novel fantasy

'Gerald is deep in training for his first official assignment—a case of espionage with international consequences. Melissande, meanwhile, has gone into business ... she′s opened a new witching locum agency. A one-stop shop where magical problems are solved—for a reasonable price. Managing her own business should be a breeze after negotiating the rough tides of New Ottosland politics.The future is looking good. Good, that is, until Witches Incorporated is offered a job that puts Melissande on a collision course with Gerald. Before long, any kind of future is looking increasingly unlikely.'

Source: publisher's website (http://www.harpercollins.com.au/). Sighted 7/2/11.

1 Post Mortem Karen Miller , 2008 single work short story science fiction
— Appears in: Stargate Magazine , Aug./Sep. no. 23 2008;

Set during season three of Stargate Atlantis, this story follows the character of Rodney McKay.

1 y separately published work icon Wild Space Karen Miller , New York (City) : Del Rey , 2008 Z1802857 2008 single work novel science fiction

'The Clone Wars have exploded across the galaxy as Republic forces and Separatists struggle to gain the upper hand. But while the Jedi generals work tirelessly to defeat Count Dooku and his rebels, Supreme Chancellor Palpatine is hatching his own dark plans.

The Separatists have launched a sneak attack on Coruscant. Obi-Wan Kenobi, wounded in battle, insists that Anakin Skywalker and his rookie Padawan Ahsoka leave on a risky mission against General Grievous. But when Senator Bail Organa reveals explosive intelligence that could turn the tide of war in the Republic's favor, the Jedi Master agrees to accompany him to an obscure planet on the Outer Rim to verify the facts. What Obi-Wan and Bail don't realize is that they're walking into a deadly trap concocted by Palpatine . . . and that escape may not be an option.'

Source: Back cover.

1 1 y separately published work icon Do No Harm Karen Miller , Surrey : Fandemonium , 2008 Z1737177 2008 single work novel science fiction

'Dr. Janet Fraiser and the SG-1 team battle a deadly plague on a Goa'uld planet.'

Source: Amazon.com. (Sighted: 1/9/2011.)

1 2 y separately published work icon Hammer of God Karen Miller , Pymble : Voyager , 2008 Z1494567 2008 single work novel fantasy 'With Zandakar's dangerous identity revealed, Rhian finds herself upon a precarious throne. The nations she needs to stand with her against Mijak instead join forces to challenge her right to rule. Only the mysterious Emperor Han is willing to believe she can lead them to victory; only he and his witch-men truly understand the scope of the disaster waiting to engulf the world. But with Zandakar imprisoned and Dexterity in disgrace, estranged from her husband Alasdair, and frighteningly alone, how can Rhian hope to prevail and save Ethrea? What chance does she stand of saving the world? The answers seem to lie with Emperor Han ... but is he what he pretends to be? Only time will tell. And as she struggles to keep her crown, the warhost of Mijak advances ...' (Publisher's blurb)
1 6 y separately published work icon The Accidental Sorcerer K. E. Mills , Pymble : HarperCollins Australia , 2008 Z1483369 2008 single work novel fantasy

'His last assignment blew up in his face! Is New Ottosland ready for their new Grade Three Wizard?

'For the life of him, Gerald Dunwoody can't seem to keep a job or a roof over his head. When career disaster strikes again it looks like his days of being a wizard are over for good ... until his friend Monk, genius of the government's secret research department, helps him to get appointed as Royal Court Wizard to the King of New Ottosland. His offsider, Reg, an ensorcelled bird with a mysterious past, isn't so sure this is a good idea. But Gerald's choices are limited ...

'It's New Ottosland, or starve.

'But once he arrives it quickly becomes clear that King Lional isn't the vain, indolent young man he first appeared to be. And with the passing of time, it becomes even clearer that Lional's plans may not, in fact, be in Gerald's best interests ...' (Source: Publisher's blurb)

1 1 y separately published work icon Rogue Agent K. E. Mills , 2008 Pymble : HarperCollins Australia , 2008-2010 Z1483366 2008 series - author novel fantasy
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