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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
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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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Average rating: 4.13 · 184,065 ratings · 9,589 reviews · 54 distinct works · Similar authors
Kushiel's Dart (Phèdre's Tr...
4.06 of 5 stars 4.06 avg rating — 43,518 ratings — published 2001 — 37 editions
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Kushiel's Chosen (Phèdre's ...
4.31 of 5 stars 4.31 avg rating — 25,395 ratings — published 2002 — 31 editions
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Kushiel's Avatar (Phèdre's ...
4.38 of 5 stars 4.38 avg rating — 23,080 ratings — published 2003 — 30 editions
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Kushiel's Scion (Imriel's T...
4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 14,558 ratings — published 2006 — 19 editions
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Kushiel's Justice (Imriel's...
4.23 of 5 stars 4.23 avg rating — 12,780 ratings — published 2007 — 21 editions
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Kushiel's Mercy (Imriel's T...
4.3 of 5 stars 4.30 avg rating — 12,025 ratings — published 2008 — 18 editions
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Naamah's Kiss (Moirin's Tri...
4.09 of 5 stars 4.09 avg rating — 9,526 ratings — published 2009 — 21 editions
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Naamah's Curse (Moirin Tril...
4.11 of 5 stars 4.11 avg rating — 7,187 ratings — published 2010 — 16 editions
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4.18 of 5 stars 4.18 avg rating — 6,295 ratings — published 2011 — 14 editions
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3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 5,830 ratings — published 2009 — 15 editions
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"Warning! Some Stephen King fans (Of which I am one.) may be angered by this review and feel the need to tell me one or more of the following:

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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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“All knowledge is worth having.”
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“That which yields is not always weak.”
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  7 votes 8.4%

 
  6 votes 7.2%

83 total votes
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