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Sylvia Kelso

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Sylvia Kelso lives in North Queensland, Australia. She writes fantasy and SF set in analogue or alternate Australian settings. She has published six fantasy novels, two of which, The Moving Water (2006) and Amberlight (2007) were finalists for best fantasy novel of the year in the Australian Aurealis genre fiction awards.
Her most recent novel-length work is a two-volume contemporary fantasy, the Blackston Gold series, The Solitaire Ghost, and The Time Seam.
Her novella, "Spring in Geneva," a riff on Frankenstein , came out from Aqueduct in 2013.
She has also published short stories in Australian and US anthologies, including "The Cretaceous Border" in Neverlands from Susurrus Press, "The Sharp-Shooter" in New Ceres Nights from 12th Planet
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Now available on the Wildside online catalogue, either as print or ebook. The cover doesn't look so good in such close-up as they've given the front half, so re-posting the entire wraparound again, just to show what it's *supposed* to look like.


Didn't hear from the long-suffering  Carla at Wildside about the actual release date, and have been away over the last week, but *Dragonfly* is out the... Read more of this blog post »
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Amberlight (Amberlight #1)

3.46 avg rating — 48 ratings — published 2007 — 6 editions
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Riversend (Amberlight #2)

3.94 avg rating — 16 ratings — published 2009 — 4 editions
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Everran's Bane

3.09 avg rating — 11 ratings — published 2005 — 5 editions
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4.20 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2008
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The Solitaire Ghost

3.33 avg rating — 6 ratings — published 2011
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Spring in Geneva

3.80 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2013 — 2 editions
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Source (Amberlight #3)

3.80 avg rating — 5 ratings — published 2010 — 5 editions
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The Time Seam

3.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2011
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The Moving Water

3.33 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 2007 — 5 editions
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The Red Country

really liked it 4.00 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 2008 — 4 editions
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Amberlight Riversend Source Dragonfly
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Everran's Bane The Moving Water The Red Country
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The Solitaire Ghost The Time Seam
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Take Out by Margaret Maron
" I read a number of the Sigrid Harald books, but though I liked Maron's take on the NY setting almost as well as her handling of the N Carolina landsca ...more "
Long Upon the Land by Margaret Maron
" Did U say this wasn't out on Ebook yet? It's on the Kindle list where I'm looking at the moment, having just started reading the series. I like its pr ...more "
Hot Toy by Jennifer Crusie
" Ah, sorry about that. I forget yr go-to references are not always Old Lit based. Wd. have mentioned the play title if I'd remembered, heh. "
A Case of Duplicity in Dorset by Clara Benson
" Yeah, I've been disappointed by the Freddy series, mainly because he is so much more subdued than he used to be while seconding Angela. I recall with ...more "
Lonesome Road by Patricia Wentworth
" Oh yes,indeed, but then, there's such a good bouquet of them already, including *The Privateer* etc that are at least some consolation. "
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Once Upon A Haunted Moor by Harper Fox
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Paranormal male/male romance mystery is not a combination I expected to be reading, but this particular 4-book series for some reason hit it off with me. The gay sex is explicit, yes, but it's described without smut and with love as well as passion, ...more
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