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CollectionsYour library (379)


Tagsfantasy (216), mystery (86), science fiction (60), young adult (31), anthology (20), media (16), non-fiction (15), written by me (13), historical (12), classic (11) — see all tags

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About meFantasy Novels:
Emilie and the Hollow World April 2013 Strange Chemistry Books
The Siren Depths December 2012 Night Shade Books
The Cloud Roads March 2011 Night Shade Books
The Serpent Sea January 2012 Night Shade Books
The Element of Fire (Tor 1993) a finalist for the 1993 Compton Crook/Stephen Tall Award and a runner-up for the 1994 Crawford Award.
City of Bones (Tor 1995)
The Death of the Necromancer (Avon Eos, 1998) Nebula Award Nominee
Wheel of the Infinite (HarperCollins Eos, 2000)
The Wizard Hunters (HarperCollins Eos, 2003)
The Ships of Air (HarperCollins Eos, 2004)
The Gate of Gods (HarperCollins Eos, 2005)

Stargate Novels:
Stargate Atlantis: Reliquary (Fandemonium, 2006)
Stargate Atlantis: Entanglement (Fandemonium, 2007)

She has had short stories published in Realms of Fantasy, Black Gate, Lone Star Stories, and the Tsunami Relief anthology Elemental, The Year's Best Fantasy #7, and has essays in the non-fiction anthologies Farscape Forever and Mapping the World of Harry Potter (BenBella Books, 2005). Her books have been published in eight languages, including French, Spanish, German, Russian, Italian, Polish, and Dutch.

About my libraryI haven't listed my entire collection yet, just a selection of my favorite books.


Favorite authorsBen Aaronovitch, Lois McMaster Bujold, F. M. Busby, Lillian Stewart Carl, Cassandra Chan, Edward Eager, Kate Elliot, Phyllis Gotlieb, N. K. Jemisin, Catriona McPherson, Amy Myers, Andre Norton, David Pirie, Sharon Shinn, Sheila Simonson, Rex Stout, Judith Tarr (Shared favorites)


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Real nameMartha Wells


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Member sinceJul 23, 2007

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i just read mimesis and it put me in the mood for more raksura stories...
do you plan to write more in the three worlds, or will you be moving on to something different?

... and thanks for all the great books, so far. :)'s ok..thanks..
Nice to see you as a featured author here on LibraryThing. I'm new here, but I've been a big fan of yours since reading Death of the Necromancer (Fabulous book! Such detailed world-building and charismatic characters. I buy all your books in hardcover without reading the dust jacket... (But first I say, "Oooh! A new Martha Wells!) Loved all of them! I read your blog, too, and am so glad to hear you're having new books coming out in the foreseeable future. You post interesting links on your blog as well, so I just wanted to thank you for all your great work.
Didn't know you were here - Loved your book, Death of the Necromancer - tremendous, top-drawer story telling!
I loved Death of the Necromancer and The Fall of Ile-Rien series. I am looking forward to reading more 8) Thank you!

I'm a HUGE fan of The Death of the Necromancer! One of the most sophisticated fantasy novels I've ever read...can't wait to read more of your work!
Thank you for writing. I've read all your books and have all the copies. I enjoy them immensely, but prefer the books that are not a series. I really enjoyed City of Bones, very different! Okay, when is your next one coming out? Not to rush you, but I keep having to look for more of your books. :o)
Thanks again.
Just to say (it made me smile) that perhaps it's no wonder I love your books: we like the same authors!
I'm new at this! It was a surprise to see that one of the writers I added to my selection was herself listed in libraryThing.

I'm a 50 year old Belgian woman.
I have written two books for adults and two self illustrated children's books.
Unfortunately only available on the internet (hard to sell) and written in Dutch (not so many readers), but I may make a translation of my children's book yet!
I just wanted to tell you enjoyed your wheel of the infinite a lot.
I'm not a typical fantasy freak, but I really loved this one.
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