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Barbara Hambly


(Barbara Joan Hambly)
USA (1951 - )
Wife of George Alec Effinger

aka Barbara Hamilton

Hambly was born in San Diego, California and grew up in Montclair, California. Her parents, Edward Everett Hambly Jr. and Florence Moraski Hambly, are from a coal-mining town in eastern Pennsylvania. She has an older sister, Mary Ann Sanders, and a younger brother, Edward Everett Hambly III.

Hambly has a Masters in Medieval History from the University of California at Riverside, completing her degree in 1975 and spending a year in Bordeaux as part of her studies. Her first novel to be published was Time of the Dark in 1982 by Del Rey.

Hambly was married for some years to fellow science fiction writer George Alec Effinger before his death in 2002. She now lives in Los Angeles. Hambly speaks freely of suffering from seasonal affective disorder, which was undiagnosed for years
 
Series
The Time of the DarkThe Walls of AirThe Armies of DaylightMother of Winter
Icefalcon's QuestThe Darwath Trilogy: The Time of the Dark /  Walls of Air / Armies of Daylight
 
The Ladies of MandrigynThe Witches of WensharThe Dark Hand of MagicThe Unschooled Wizard: Ladies of Mandrigyn / Dark Hand of Magic
The Sun Wolf and Starhawk Series
 
DragonsbaneDragonshadowThe Knight of the Demon QueenDragonstar
Winterlands
 
The Silent TowerThe Silicon MageDog WizardDarkmage
 
James Asher
1. Immortal Blood (1988)
     aka Those Who Hunt the Night
2. Traveling with the Dead (1995)
3. Blood Maidens (2010)
4. The Magistrates of Hell (2012)
5. The Kindred of Darkness (2013)
Immortal BloodTraveling with the DeadBlood MaidensThe Magistrates of Hell
The Kindred of Darkness
 
The Rainbow AbyssThe Magicians of NightSun-Cross
 
A Free Man of ColorFever SeasonGraveyard DustSold Down the River
Die upon a KissWet GraveDays of the DeadDead Water
Dead and BuriedThe Shirt on His BackRan AwayGood Man Friday
Crimson Angel
 
Sisters of the Raven
1. Sisters of the Raven (2002)
2. Circle of the Moon (2005)
Sisters of the RavenCircle of the Moon
 
Anne Steelyard: The Garden of Emptiness
1. An Honorary Man (2008)
2. The Gate of Dreams and Starlight (2009)
3. A Thousand Waters (2011)
An Honorary ManThe Gate of Dreams and StarlightA Thousand Waters
 
Series contributed to
IshmaelGhost-WalkerCrossroad
 
Beauty and the BeastSong of Orpheus
 
Children of the JediNightlily: The Lovers' TalePlanet of Twilight
 
Magic Time
 
Anthologies edited
Sisters of the Night
 
Anthologies containing stories by Barbara Hambly
Gaslight and GhostsBook of DreamsXanadu 2Tales from the Mos Eisley Cantina
Sisters of the NightTales from Jabba's PalaceWar of the Worlds: Global Dispatches
 
Short stories
Immortal Blood [short story] (1988)
The Little Tailor and the Elves (1994)
Madeleine (1995)
Nightlily: The Lovers' Tale (1995)
Taster's Choice: The Tale of Jabba's Chef (1995)
Each Damp Thing (1996)
Soldier of the Queen (1996)


Awards
Mythopoeic Fantasy Award for Adult Literature nominee (1986) : Dragonsbane
British Fantasy Society Best Novel nominee (1999) : Dragonshadow



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