[DWJ] Free Martha Wells

Kait Bessing kait.bessing at comhem.se
Tue Dec 27 19:19:29 EST 2011


Thanks, Melissa!

I will certainly check her out.

Well, a list like this is as good a place as any to learn about new (to you) 
writers, isn't it?

Kait

Melissa Proffitt wrote:
> I would say "Gasp, Kait, where have you been?!" except I'd never
> heard of Martha Wells until someone on this list mentioned her.  :)
> She writes fantasy that's off the beaten path (if you consider the
> "beaten path" to be epic semi-Tolkienesque fantasy), some of it sort
> of steampunkish before that was popular. Very good worldbuilding,
> even better magic systems, great characters.
>
> There's one loosely related series about the country of Ile-Rien:
> The Element of Fire
> The Death of the Necromancer
> The Wizard Hunters
> The Ships of Air
> The Gate of Gods
> ...where those last three are a trilogy
>
> ...and some standalone books
> City of Bones
> Wheel of the Infinite
>
> ...and now the trilogy beginning with The Cloud Roads.
>
> And if I missed any, then I will weep, because it means I do not own
> them.
>
> Melissa Proffitt
>
> -----Original Message-----
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> Behalf Of Kait Bessing
> Sent: Tuesday, December 27, 2011 11:51 AM
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> Subject: Re: [DWJ] Free Martha Wells
>
> Yes, I thought that too. Who's Martha Wells anyway??
>
> Kait
>
> Irina Rempt wrote:
>>> Goodness, I thought from the subject line she'd been imprisoned.
>>
>> Yes, me too!
>>
>
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