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Judith Tarr was born in Augusta, Maine on January 30, 1955. She received a B.A. in Latin and English from Mount Holyoke College, an M.A. in Classics from Cambridge University, and an M.A. and a Ph.D. in Medieval studies from Yale University. She is the author of more than twenty novels including The Golden Horn, The Hound and the Falcon, Avaryan Rising, Alamut, The Daggar and the Cross, The Lord of Two Lands, Pillar of Fire, The Throne of Isis, White Mare's Daughter, Queen of Swords, Arrows of the Sun, and Spear of Heaven. She also wrote a juvenile book entitled His Majesty's Elephant. (Bowker Author Biography) — biography from Household Gods… (more)
Household Gods 550 copies, 22 reviews
The Hound and the Falcon: Trilogy 422 copies, 8 reviews
Alamut 365 copies, 5 reviews
The Isle of Glass 293 copies, 4 reviews
Lord of the Two Lands 283 copies, 4 reviews
Ars Magica 273 copies, 3 reviews
The Mountain's Call 265 copies, 6 reviews
Avaryan Rising 247 copies
Kingdom of the Grail 223 copies, 5 reviews
The Dagger and the Cross 222 copies, 3 reviews
A Wind in Cairo 200 copies, 5 reviews
The Golden Horn 192 copies, 1 review
The Hounds of God 191 copies, 2 reviews
The Hall of the Mountain King 190 copies, 3 reviews
Arrows of the Sun (Author) 176 copies
The Serpent and the Rose 168 copies, 6 reviews
Throne of Isis 147 copies, 2 reviews
King and Goddess 147 copies, 1 review
Song Of Unmaking 141 copies, 2 reviews
Pride of Kings 140 copies, 1 review
The Lady of Han-Gilen (Author) 138 copies, 2 reviews
A Fall of Princes (Author) 137 copies, 1 review
Blood Feuds 134 copies
Pillar of Fire 133 copies
Rite of Conquest 123 copies, 5 reviews
Forgotten Suns (Author) 119 copies, 38 reviews
Queen of Swords 117 copies, 3 reviews
Shattered Dance 105 copies, 2 reviews
The Eagle's Daughter 92 copies, 3 reviews
The White Mare's Daughter 91 copies, 1 review
Spear of Heaven 86 copies
Lady of Horses 83 copies, 2 reviews
Devil's Bargain 82 copies
The Shepherd Kings 78 copies, 1 review
The Golden Rose 70 copies, 1 review
Living in Threes (Author) 65 copies, 32 reviews
King's Blood 64 copies, 1 review
House of War 60 copies
Tides of Darkness (Author) 49 copies
Daughter of Lir 46 copies
His Majesty's Elephant 41 copies, 1 review
House of the Star 40 copies, 1 review
The Last Paladin 35 copies, 2 reviews
Dragons in the Earth 10 copies, 1 review
Roncesvalles 4 copies
Dragon Winter 3 copies
Widdershins 2 copies
Kehailan 1 copy
The Last Man (Introduction, some editions) 1,580 copies, 41 reviews
Sun in Glory and Other Tales of Valdemar (Contributor) 1,017 copies, 12 reviews
Crossroads and Other Tales of Valdemar (Contributor) 803 copies, 9 reviews
After the King (Contributor) 746 copies, 9 reviews
Moving Targets and Other Tales of Valdemar (Contributor) 592 copies, 12 reviews
Changing the World: All-New Tales of Valdemar (Contributor) 514 copies, 18 reviews
Finding the Way and Other Tales of Valdemar (Contributor) 378 copies, 11 reviews
Emerald Magic: Great Tales of Irish Fantasy (Contributor) 324 copies, 5 reviews
Return to Avalon (Contributor) 242 copies, 1 review
Modern Classics of Fantasy (Contributor) 201 copies, 1 review
The Mammoth Book of Alternate Histories (Contributor) 199 copies, 6 reviews
Alternate Heroes (What Might Have Been, Vol. 2) (Contributor) 187 copies, 2 reviews
Horse Fantastic (Contributor) 174 copies, 1 review
Four From the Witch World (Contributor) 174 copies, 1 review
Sisters in Fantasy (Contributor) 159 copies, 3 reviews
Women at War (Contributor) 151 copies, 1 review
Peter S. Beagle's Immortal Unicorn (Contributor) 142 copies, 1 review
Moonsinger's Friends: In Honor of Andre Norton (Contributor) 141 copies, 1 review
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Alternate Warriors (Contributor) 124 copies, 2 reviews
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The Year's Best Fantasy Stories: 13 (Contributor) 117 copies, 1 review
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Visions of Wonder (Contributor) 88 copies, 2 reviews
Alternate Outlaws (Contributor) 84 copies, 1 review
The First Heroes: New Tales of the Bronze Age (Contributor) 79 copies, 1 review
The Enchanter Completed (Contributor) 71 copies, 1 review
Arabesques II (Contributor) 70 copies, 1 review
Aladdin: Master of the Lamp (Contributor) 65 copies, 1 review
Deals with the Devil (Contributor) 62 copies, 2 reviews
Brewing Fine Fiction (Contributor) 59 copies, 36 reviews
The Shadow Conspiracy II (Contributor) 51 copies, 31 reviews
Beyond Grimm: Tales Newly Twisted (Contributor) 50 copies, 35 reviews
The Book of Kings (Contributor) 49 copies, 1 review
Christmas Ghosts (Anthology 27-in-1) (Contributor) 48 copies, 1 review
By Any Other Fame (Contributor) 41 copies, 1 review
Horses! (Contributor) 40 copies
Stars of Darkover (Contributor) 22 copies, 1 review
Women In Practical Armor (Contributor) 21 copies
Dragon Lords and Warrior Women (Contributor) 20 copies, 2 reviews
The Shadow Conspiracy (Contributor) 13 copies, 1 review
Lace and Blade 4 (Contributor) 9 copies, 1 review
The Feathered Edge (Contributor) 9 copies
Across the Spectrum (Contributor) 7 copies, 1 review
Rocket Boy and the Geek Girls (Contributor) 4 copies, 1 review
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Judith Tarr received her undgergraduate degree in Latin and English from Mount Holyoke College. She went on to earn an M.A. in Classics from Cambridge University, and an M.A. and PhD in Medieval Studies from Yale University. She taught Latin at Wesleyan University from 1990 to 1993.
At Dancing Horse Farm, her home in Vail, Arizona, she breeds Lipizzan horses. She's the author of more than 20 acclaimed fantasy novels, including The Throne of Isis (1994), Queen of Swords (1997), and White Mare's Daughter (1998), and five volumes in the Avaryan Chronicles, in addition to historical and science fiction novels. The romance novels she produces under the pseudonym Caitlin Brennan for Harlequin feature dancing horses modeled on those that she raises.
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