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Mercedes Lackey


(Mercedes Ritchie Lackey)
USA (1950 - )
Wife of Larry Dixon

Mercedes Lackey has a degree in biology from Purdue University. Like many writers she has worked at a variety of jobs, including short stints as a waitress, security guard and artist's model. She lives outside Tulsa, Oklahoma with her husband and collaborator, artist Larry Dixon, their several birds and two dogs.
 
Series
Arrows of the QueenArrow's FlightArrow's FallQueen's Own
Take a ThiefExile's HonorExile's ValorOn the Other Side
Stolen SilverThe Heralds of Valdemar Omnibus
 
The OathboundOathbreakersOathbloodBy the Sword
Vows and HonorLandscape of the ImaginationKeysSword Sworn
A Tale of HeroesThe Making of a LegendThe TalismanWings of Fire
Friendly FireA Woman's Weapon
 
Valdemar : Last Herald Mage
1. Magic's Pawn (1989)
2. Magic's Promise (1990)
3. Magic's Price (1990)
The Last Herald Mage (omnibus) (1990)
Magic's PawnMagic's PromiseMagic's PriceThe Last Herald Mage
 
Magic 101Children of the NightBurning WaterJinx High
Diana Tregarde Investigates: Children of the Night / Burning Water / Jinx HighTrio of SorceryKiller ByteNightside
Satanic, Versus
 
Lark and the WrenThe Robin and the KestrelA Cast of CorbiesThe Eagle and the Nightingales
Four and Twenty BlackbirdsThe Free Bards
 
Valdemar : Mage Winds
1. Winds of Fate (1991)
2. Winds of Change (1992)
3. Winds of Fury (1993)
Winds of FateWinds of ChangeWinds of Fury
 
Halfblood Chronicles (with Andre Norton)
1. Elvenbane (1991)
2. Elvenblood (1995)
3. Elvenborn (2002)
ElvenbaneElvenbloodElvenborn
 
The Ship Who SearchedBrain Ships
 
RediscoveryA Different Kind of CourageObject LessonPoetic License
Set a Thief
 
The Black GryphonThe White GryphonThe Silver Gryphon
 
Valdemar : Mage Storms
1. Storm Warning (1994)
2. Storm Rising (1995)
3. Storm Breaking (1996)
Storm WarningStorm RisingStorm Breaking
 
The Fire RoseThe Serpent's ShadowThe Gates of SleepPhoenix and Ashes
The Wizard of LondonGreyReserved for the CatUnnatural Issue
Home From the SeaSteadfastRed as BloodGrey's Ghost
 
Fairy Tale
1. Firebird (1996)
2. The Black Swan (1999)
FirebirdThe Black Swan
 
Dariens Tale (with Larry Dixon)
1. Owlflight (1997)
2. Owlsight (1998)
3. Owlknight (1998)
OwlflightOwlsightOwlknight
 
Brightly BurningThe One Left BehindFinding the Path
 
The Shadow of the LionThis Rough MagicMuch Fall of BloodBurdens of the Dead
 
Dragon Jousters
1. Joust (2003)
2. Alta (2004)
3. Sanctuary (2005)
4. Aerie (2006)
JoustAltaSanctuaryAerie
 
The Outstretched ShadowTo Light A CandleWhen Darkness FallsThe Obsidian Mountain Trilogy
 
The Fairy GodmotherOne Good KnightFortune's FoolThe Snow Queen
The Sleeping BeautyBeauty and the WerewolfA Tangled WebOnce Upon a Tale
A Tale of the Five Hundred Kingdoms Volume 1A Tale of the Five Hundred Kingdoms Volume 2A Tale of the Five Hundred Kingdoms Volume 3
 
This Scepter'd IsleIll Met by MoonlightBy Slanderous TonguesAnd Less Than Kind
 
Witches of Karres (with Eric Flint and Dave Freer)
2. The Wizard of Karres (2004)
The Wizard of Karres
 
The Phoenix UnchainedThe Phoenix EndangeredThe Phoenix Transformed
 
Valdemar: Collegium Chronicles
1. Foundation (2008)
2. Intrigues (2010)
3. Changes (2011)
4. Redoubt (2012)
5. Bastion (2013)
FoundationIntriguesChangesRedoubt
Bastion
 
LegaciesConspiraciesSacrificesVictories
 
SKittyA Tail of Two SKittysSCatA Better Mousetrap
Shipscat Collection
 
BalanceDragon's Teeth
 
Secret World Chronicles
1. Invasion (2011) (with Dennis Lee, Steve Libbey and Cody Martin)
2. World Divided (2012) (with Veronica Giguere, Dennis Lee and Cody Martin)
3. Revolution (2013) (with Veronica Giguere, Dennis Lee and Cody Martin)
4. Collision (2014) (with Veronica Giguere, Dennis Lee and Cody Martin)
Sgian Dubh (2011)
White Bird (2011)
Strike a Pose (2011)
Exemplar (2014)
InvasionWorld DividedRevolutionCollision
Sgian DubhWhite BirdStrike a Pose Exemplar
 
Dragon Prophecy (with James Mallory)
1. Crown of Vengeance (2012)
Crown of Vengeance
 
Herald Spy
1. Closer to Home (2014)
Closer to Home
 
One Dozen Daughters (with James Mallory)
1. The House of the Four Winds (2014)
The House of the Four Winds
 
All-New Tales of Valdemar
No True Way (2014)
No True Way
 
Series contributed to
A Dirge for SabisReap the WhirlwindWizard SpawnThe Sword of Knowledge
 
Knight of Ghosts and ShadowsSummoned to TourneyBeyond World's EndSpirits White as Lightning
Mad MaudlinMusic to My SorrowBedlam's BardBedlam's Edge
 
Freedom Flight
 
Castle of DeceptionFortress of Frost and FirePrison of Souls
 
Born to RunChrome CircleWhen the Bough BreaksWheels of Fire
Stoned SoulsThe Chrome Borne: Born to Run / Chrome CircleThe Otherworld: When the Bough Breaks / Wheels of Fire
 
RebootsReboots: Diabolical Streak
 
Anthology series
Sword of IceSun in GloryCrossroadsMoving Targets
Changing the WorldFinding the WayUnder the Vale
 
All-New Tales of the Elemental Masters
Elemental Magic (2012)
Elementary (2013)
Elemental MagicElementary
 
Anthologies edited
Lammas NightFlights of Fantasy
 
Non fiction
The Valdemar CompanionMapping the World of Harry Potter
 
Anthologies containing stories by Mercedes Lackey
Alternate WarriorsBy Any Other FameDeals with the DevilSisters in Fantasy 2
A Magic-Lover's Treasury of the FantasticCatfantastic VFlights of Fantasy
 
Short stories
A Better Mousetrap [short story]
Grey
Grey's Ghost [short story]
Last of the Season
Nightside [short story]
Operation Desert Fox
Roadkill
Satanic, Versus [short story]
SCat [short story]
SKitty [short story]
Stolen Silver [short story]
A Tail of Two SKitties
Werehunter [short story]
Fiddler Fair [short story] (1986)
Dance Track [short story] (1993) (with Larry Dixon)
Jihad (1993)
Small Print [short story] (1994) (with Larry Dixon)
Once and Future (1995)
Wet Wings (1996)
Wide Wings (1999)


Mercedes Lackey recommends
Bones of the Past
Bones of the Past (1993)
(Faia, book 2)
Holly Lisle
"(The) entrancing characters . . . will hold you spellbound."
The Art of the Sword
The Art of the Sword (1994)
(Night-Threads, book 5)
Ru Emerson
"A never-failing source of reading pleasure!"
Diplomacy of Wolves
Diplomacy of Wolves (1998)
(Secret Texts, book 1)
Holly Lisle
"Full of imagination, subterfuge, terror, and surprise..."
The Wreck of Heaven
The Wreck of Heaven (2003)
(World Gates, book 2)
Holly Lisle
"Holly Lisle's work has grown beyond my wildest expectations."
Dead Easy
Dead Easy (2007)
(Chris Csejthe, book 4)
Wm Mark Simmons
". . . manages to combine enough wacky hilarity to satisfy a Terry Pratchett fan, and a plethora of puns guaranteed to make a Piers Anthony buff groan. . . . Mark might even have created himself a new genre-cybercafe."



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