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Kay Kenyon

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Kay Kenyon is a fantasy and science fiction author. Her latest work is a historical fantasy trilogy. In it, Kim Tavistock deals with dark psi-Talents, Nazi conspiracies, and espionage in 1936 Europe. Books one and three-- At the Table of Wolves and Nest of the Monarch --received starred reviews from Publishers Weekly. Book two, Serpent in the Heather, was called "Supremely entertaining" by Kirkus Reviews.

Her work has been shortlisted for the P.K. Dick, the John W. Campbell, and the American Library Reading list awards. Her novels include the fantasies Queen of the Deep and A Thousand Perfect Things, as well as ten science fiction novels. Her first short story collection, Dystopia: Seven Dark and Hopeful Tales is now available. Connect w
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Kay Kenyon Please excuse the tardy answer! Yes, A Thousand Perfect Things is. I felt that Tori Harding's story was finished by the end. But I do always try, at a…morePlease excuse the tardy answer! Yes, A Thousand Perfect Things is. I felt that Tori Harding's story was finished by the end. But I do always try, at a book's conclusion, to give a sense of the characters moving forward, living complete lives beyond the defining events of the story, the most memorable challenge of their lives. When I do this, sometimes readers feel there may be sequel in store. Not this time! My next work will be a series, though.(less)
Kay Kenyon I am so late in answering. Somehow I never got a notice from Goodreads on questions. Anyway, apologies! I don't consider that I ever have writer's…moreI am so late in answering. Somehow I never got a notice from Goodreads on questions. Anyway, apologies! I don't consider that I ever have writer's block, at least not in the sense most people mean it. I sometimes struggle *between* books, unable to decide what to write next. But when I have a work in progress, I set weekly page goals and then I write whether it is any good or not. And then, if indeed the scene never warmed up and took off, I just revise it extensively. (less)
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My first fantasy is now available at all e-retailers.


A Thousand Perfect Things: an historical fantasy set in an alternate 19th century England and India. Enter a magic-infused world where silver tigers and demon birds roam and one young woman is caught up in a sweeping mutiny . . .



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“The student asks: If my redstone necklace had every view of every veil that ever brightened, would I be wise? The master answers: If I had a thousand pieces of a priceless vase, would I be rich?”
Kay Kenyon, City Without End

“Tori gazed out on the calm Ancific Ocean across which, incredibly, she would be taking a coach.”
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“We must love all of creation, not only what is common. A god may have the head of an elephant, after all.”
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“Be yourself; everyone else is already taken.”
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“We must love all of creation, not only what is common. A god may have the head of an elephant, after all.”
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“Tori gazed out on the calm Ancific Ocean across which, incredibly, she would be taking a coach.”
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“He had always thought that death was black nothingness, but he had not counted on being awake for it.”
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“It was always easy to think that happiness and wisdom lay in the shadows, in places that have never yet been seen.”
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