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Jacqueline Carey

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Jacqueline Carey (born 1964 in Highland Park, Illinois) is an author and novelist, primarily of fantasy fiction.

She attended Lake Forest College, receiving B.A.'s in psychology and English literature. During college, she spent 6 months working in a bookstore as part of a work exchange program. While there, she decided to write professionally. After returning she started her writing career while working at the art center of a local college. After ten years, she discovered success with the publication of her first book in 2001.

Currently, Carey lives in western Michigan and is a member of the oldest Mardi Gras krewe in...more


In keeping with my efforts to have more of a presence on Goodreads, I'm holding a giveaway for 20 signed paperbacks of DARK CURRENTS during the month of June. It's a perfect summer beach read! Open to the US and Canada. My apologies to readers farther afield--this was a whim, and I don't have a budget for overseas shipping. Read more of this blog post »
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Kushiel's Dart (Phèdre's Tr...
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4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 10,929 ratings — published 2007 — 20 editions
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4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 5,136 ratings — published 2011 — 14 editions
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“Why is there ever this perverse cruelty in humankind, that makes us hurt most those we love best?”
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