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Judith Tarr

USA (1955 - )

aka Kathleen Bryan

JUDITH TARR is the author of more than twenty widely praised novels, including The Throne of Isis, White Mare's Daughter, and Queen of Swords, as well as five previous volumes in the Avaryan Chronicles: The Hall of the Mountain King, The Lady of Han-Gilen and A Fall of Princes (collected in one volume as Avaryan Rising), Arrows of the Sun, and Spear of Heaven. A graduate of Yale and Cambridge University, Judith Tarr holds degrees in ancient and medieval history, and breeds Lipizzan horses at Dancing Horse Farm, her home in Vail, Arizona.
Series contributed to
Blood FeudsBlood Vengeance
Anthologies containing stories by Judith Tarr
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror Sixth Annual CollectionAlternate WarriorsBy Any Other FameHorses!
Deals with the DevilWitch FantasticExcaliburThe Book of Kings
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror Eighth Annual CollectionPeter S Beagle's Immortal UnicornReturn to AvalonVisions of Wonder
Modern Classics of Fantasy
Short stories
I Sing of a Maiden
Classical Horses (1991)
Death and the Lady (1992)
Them Old Hyannis Blues (1992)
Elvis Invictus (1993)
Queen of Asia (1993)
Dealing in Futures (1994)
Mending Souls (1994)
Dame a La Licorne (1995)
The Grail of Heart's Desire (1995)
In the Name of the King (1995)
Silver, Stone, and Steel (1995)

Judith Tarr recommends
Divided Allegiance
Divided Allegiance (1988)
(Deed of Paksenarrion, book 2)
Elizabeth Moon
"This is the first work of high heroic fantasy I've seen that has taken the work of Tolkein, assimilated it totally and deeply and absolutely, and produced something altogether new and yet incontestably based on the master ... I'm deeply impressed."
Jaran (1992)
(Jaran, book 1)
Kate Elliott
"A strong debut ... A bright new talent ... Complex politics ... A wonderful, sweeping setting ... reminds me of C J Cherryh."
The Bastard King
The Bastard King (2003)
(Scepter of Mercy, book 1)
Dan Chernenko
"A brilliant new talent."

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