Louise Cooper

Louise Cooper


Born
in Barnet, Hertfordshire, England, The United Kingdom
May 29, 1952

Died
October 20, 2009

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Louise Cooper was born in Hertfordshire in 1952. She began writing stories when she was at school to entertain her friends. She hated school so much, in fact—spending most lessons clandestinely writing stories—that she persuaded her parents to let her abandon her education at the age of fifteen and has never regretted it.

She continued to write and her first full-length novel was published when she was only twenty years old. She moved to London in 1975 and worked in publishing before becoming a full-time writer in 1977. Since then she has become a prolific writer of fantasy, renowned for her bestselling Time Master trilogy. She has published more than eighty fantasy and supernatural novels, both for adults and children. She also wrote occasi
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The Initiate (Time Master, #1)

4.03 avg rating — 1,585 ratings — published 1985 — 18 editions
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The Master (Time Master, #3)

4.13 avg rating — 1,315 ratings — published 1987 — 18 editions
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The Outcast (Time Master, #2)

4.08 avg rating — 1,246 ratings — published 1986 — 20 editions
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Nemesis (Indigo, #1)

3.75 avg rating — 628 ratings — published 1988 — 6 editions
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Inferno (Indigo, #2)

3.68 avg rating — 453 ratings — published 1988 — 5 editions
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Infanta (Indigo, #3)

3.72 avg rating — 424 ratings — published 1989 — 4 editions
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Nocturne (Indigo, #4)

3.79 avg rating — 393 ratings — published 1989 — 4 editions
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Troika (Indigo, #5)

3.75 avg rating — 358 ratings — published 1990 — 4 editions
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Avatar (Indigo, #6)

3.70 avg rating — 338 ratings — published 1991 — 3 editions
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Revenant (Indigo, #7)

3.73 avg rating — 321 ratings — published 1992 — 3 editions
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Lord of No Time The Initiate The Outcast The Master
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“What use is Order without Chaos to challenge its rule? And by the same standard, what lies ahead for us if nothing opposes our ways?”
Louise Cooper, The Master

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