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Ian Irvine

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I'm an Australian author of 32 novels, mainly fantasy. They include the bestselling Three Worlds epic fantasy sequence, which has sold over a million print copies and has been published in 11 countries. It comprises The View from the Mirror quartet, The Well of Echoes quartet and The Song of the Tears trilogy. I’m currently writing The Gates of Good and Evil, the long-awaited sequel to The View from the Mirror. Book 1, The Summon Stone, was published worldwide by Hachette on May 17, 2016. Read the first chapters here. http://www.ian-irvine.com/the-three-w....
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Ian Irvine Hi Robin, depends what you like. I've written 32 novels. If it's epic fantasy you're after – and they're by far my most popular books – you could…moreHi Robin, depends what you like. I've written 32 novels. If it's epic fantasy you're after – and they're by far my most popular books – you could start at A Shadow on the Glass, which begins The View from the Mirror quartet, or Geomancer, which begins The Well of Echoes quartet. Happy reading! Ian.(less)
Ian Irvine I'd like to, Michael, though I'm fully booked up for the next two years finishing The Gates of Good and Evil. maybe after that. Cheers, Ian.
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Description: First 3 chapters of Rebellion, Book 2 of The Tainted Realm, , published in Australia by Orbit October 2012 and worldwide by Orbit April 2013. Audiobook available late 2012.
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Description: In the clanker manufactory, Tiaan's controllers are failing. The clankers that rely on them for the war are breaking down and soldiers are dying by the score. And if Tiaan doesn't discover how to fix the problem fast, she'll be next ...
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Description: The Fey Queen is stealing the children of Grimmery for her Collection. She bathes in their nightmares to relieve her own, and there is one nightmare she wants most of all - Ike's. Unfortunately, Ike and his friend Mellie are the only ones who can save Grimmery
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