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Freda Warrington

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Freda Warrington is a British author, known for her epic fantasy, vampire and supernatural novels.

Her earliest novels, the Blackbird series, were written and published when she was just finishing her teen years; in the intervening years she has seen numerous stand-alone novels and a trilogy published. (The original Blackbird series has recently been put back into print by Immanion Press.) Four of her novels (Dark Cathedral, Pagan Moon, Dracula, The Undead, and The Amber Citadel) have been nominated for the British Fantasy Society's Best Novel award. Warrington has also seen numerous short stories published in anthologies and magazines.

Born in Leicester, Warrington grew up in Leicestershire. After completing high school, she trained at the L...more


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It’s been a very exciting week for those interested in Richard III, whose remains have been discovered beneath a Leicester car park that I must have walked past 100s of times all unknowing. A documentary (on Monday 4th Feb) told the full story – though I could have done with less of the wild-haired presenter and more solid history. That aside, it seems utterly surreal and magical that they fou...

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Elfland (Aetherial Tales, #1)
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Midsummer Night (Aetherial ...
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A Taste of Blood Wine
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Dracula the Undead
3.68 of 5 stars 3.68 avg rating — 129 ratings — published 1997 — 4 editions
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Dark Cathedral (Dark Cathed...
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A Dance In Blood Velvet
4.19 of 5 stars 4.19 avg rating — 80 ratings — published 1994 — 6 editions
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The Dark Blood Of Poppies
4.27 of 5 stars 4.27 avg rating — 73 ratings — published 1996 — 4 editions
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3.82 of 5 stars 3.82 avg rating — 67 ratings — published 1999 — 2 editions
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A Blackbird in Silver
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“Rosie, maybe I'm a masochist, but I think the world of you. You're the most beautiful girl I've ever seen and you've got no idea. You think it's any fun for me to sit here being loathed by you? I'm in love with you.”
Freda Warrington, Elfland

“Brutal worlds where females are secondary to the action, mere chattels or bargaining counters, may be realistic, but they’re not for me. I aim to write women who are genuine.”
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“I rarely write about magic in the waving wands, Harry Potter sense. Usually “magic” isn’t even mentioned because it isn’t a separate power, it’s part of the natural world.”
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