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disappointing sales of her acclaimed first books The Labyrinth
Gate (1988) and the Highroad trilogy (beginning with A
Passage of Stars
), Alis A.
Rassmussen assumed the pen name Kate Elliott and began a string of
bestselling, groundbreaking works with the popular Jaran
series (beginning with Jaran
). Since then
she has garnered innumerable fans with the trilogies Crossroads
(beginning with Spirit Gate
Spiritwalker (beginning with Cold Magic
Elliott received her
first World Fantasy Award nomination for The Golden Key (1996;
co-written with Melanie Rawn and Jennifer Roberson). King’s
the first volume of her The Crown Of Stars septology, received
a Nebula Award nomination for best novel. Her first young adult novel
Court Of Fives (2015),
was nominated for the Andre Norton Award.
Many of her shorter
works were collected in THE VERY BEST OF KATE ELLIOTT (2015). Her
most recent title, Buried Heart
Court of Fives series.
All of us at Tachyon
wish the amazing Alis a happy birthday.
For more information on THE VERY BEST OF KATE ELLIOTT, visit the Tachyon page.
Cover art by Julie Dillon
Design by Elizabeth Story