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Sylvia Engdahl

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Although I'm best known as an author for Young Adults, my four newest novels, Stewards of the Flame, Promise of the Flame, Defender of the Flame, and Herald of the Flame are not YA books and are not appropriate for middle-school readers. They are enjoyed by people who don't ordinarily read science fiction as well as those who do. For more information about them, watch the video trailer and visit http://www.stewardsoftheflame.com.

Previously I wrote six novels for teens that are also enjoyed by many adults, all of which were first published in the 1970s by Atheneum and which have been republished in both hardcover and paperback editions by different publishers in the 21st century. All except my Newbery Honor book Enchantress from the Stars we
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The Rising Flame Box Set Defender of the Flame + Herald of the Flame by Sylvia EngdahlMy new ebook, The Rising Flame, is an omnibus edition of Defender of the Flame and Herald of the Flame. This is a two-part story set two hundred years later than the books in the earlier Hidden Flame series that doesn't depend on having read them. It's different in many ways, and some readers like it better, so if Stewards of the Flame wasn't to your taste, do give The Rising Flame a try. Thou... Read more of this blog post »
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“People who love each other can no more keep from communicating than from breathing.”
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message 3: by Roger

Roger Cottrell Hi Silvya,
Thanks for the friendship on Goodreads.
If you like Science Fiction and Fantasy you might like to check out my book, THE LUNDQUIST CHRONICLES - a kind of tribute to Nigel Kneale's Quatermass that is also inspired by MNR James. You can look it up on http://www.lulu.com/content/4649341 The ISBN is ISBN 978-1-4092-4155-3


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Dora You're the coolest!


Michael Enchantress from the stars is one of my favorite books. Thank you!


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