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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


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4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 34,875 ratings — published 2001 — 32 editions
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4.31 of 5 stars 4.31 avg rating — 21,128 ratings — published 2002 — 24 editions
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4.39 of 5 stars 4.39 avg rating — 18,427 ratings — published 2003 — 24 editions
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4.16 of 5 stars 4.16 avg rating — 12,018 ratings — published 2006 — 15 editions
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Kushiel's Justice (Imriel's...
4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 10,517 ratings — published 2007 — 20 editions
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4.29 of 5 stars 4.29 avg rating — 9,819 ratings — published 2008 — 17 editions
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4.08 of 5 stars 4.08 avg rating — 7,824 ratings — published 2009 — 19 editions
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4.1 of 5 stars 4.10 avg rating — 5,698 ratings — published 2010 — 15 editions
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4.17 of 5 stars 4.17 avg rating — 4,840 ratings — published 2011 — 13 editions
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3.81 of 5 stars 3.81 avg rating — 4,714 ratings — published 2009 — 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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