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Edward Willett

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Edward Willett is an award-winning author of science fiction, fantasy and non-fiction for both children and adults.

Born in Silver City, New Mexico, Willett lived in Bayard, New Mexico and Lubbock and Tulia, Texas, before moving to Weyburn, Saskatchewan with his family when he was eight years old.

He studied journalism at Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas, then returned to Weyburn as a reporter/photographer for the weekly Weyburn Review, eventually becoming news editor. In 1988 he moved to Regina, Saskatchewan, as communications officer for the Saskatchewan Science Centre, and in 1993 he became a fulltime freelance writer. He still resides in Regina.

Willett is now the author or co-author of more than 40 books, ranging from computer books

Average rating: 3.63 · 307 ratings · 78 reviews · 61 distinct works · Similar authors
Marseguro (Marseguro, #1)
3.37 of 5 stars 3.37 avg rating — 54 ratings5 editions
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Song of the Sword (The Shar...
3.71 of 5 stars 3.71 avg rating — 41 ratings — published 2010 — 8 editions
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Lost In Translation
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 32 ratings7 editions
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Terra Insegura
3.38 of 5 stars 3.38 avg rating — 29 ratings — published 2009 — 5 editions
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Genetics Demystified
3.42 of 5 stars 3.42 avg rating — 19 ratings — published 2005 — 8 editions
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Spirit Singer
4.53 of 5 stars 4.53 avg rating — 15 ratings — published 1999 — 8 editions
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The Wind
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The Helix War
3.5 of 5 stars 3.50 avg rating — 12 ratings — published 2012
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J.R.R. Tolkien: Master of I...
4.38 of 5 stars 4.38 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2004
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Jimi Hendrix: Kiss the Sky
3.2 of 5 stars 3.20 avg rating — 10 ratings — published 2006
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The Lake in the Clouds CoverThe Lake in the Clouds, Book 3 in The Shards of Excalibur series from Coteau Books, now has its Amazon page. Here’s the description:

In the third instalment of this modern take on Arthurian legends, Ariane – descendant of none other than the Lady of the Lake herself – is on the run and on her own. Using her powers to keep avoiding Rex Major’s agents makes her too weak to detect the next Shard...

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Marseguro Terra Insegura
The Helix War (2 books)
3.3734939759036147 of 5 stars 3.37 avg rating — 83 ratings

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The Shards of Excalibur (3 books)
3.7674418604651163 of 5 stars 3.77 avg rating — 43 ratings

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Shadows by E.C. Blake
"This book was enjoyable and a fairly smooth read. As with Masks, Blake caught my attention with a rather inventive magical system. It's funny, but I'd read some of the goodreads reviews for Masks and I felt like some, though not all, complaints ab..." Read more of this review »
Masks by E.C. Blake
"So excited to finally get to read this now that it's out in paperback. Excellent YA fantasy with an interesting magic system (coloured magic, black lodestones and magic wells), a plucky heroine (15-year-old Mara) and lots and lots of tension, peri..." Read more of this review »
Edward Willett voted for Quest as Best Picture Books in the Final Round of the 2014 Goodreads Choice Awards.
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Spellbound by Larry Correia
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Even better than the first. Bigger monsters, greater threat, more character development, and sly cultural references. On to Book 3...
Hard Magic by Larry Correia
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More great from Larry Correia. Terrific premise, lots of alternate-history fun as real people from our history play out their lives quite differently in the magic-ridden world he has created, fast-paced action and interesting characters (Faye is one ...more
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Masks by E.C. Blake
"I really liked this book. It was the basic power struggle between the government and the rebels. The big difference is that it is in a fantasy setting. I can't wait for the sequel to come out. Just a new twist on an old theme. Highly enjoyable. "
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