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Lackey, Mercedes

Overview
Works: 1,178 works in 3,346 publications in 3 languages and 138,125 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Fantasy fiction, American  Science fiction  History  Historical fiction  Juvenile works  Young adult works  Arthurian romances  Romance fiction 
Roles: Author, Editor, Redactor, Performer, Creator, edi, Composer
Classifications: PS3562.A246, 813.54
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Mercedes Lackey
Foundation by Mercedes Lackey( Book )

15 editions published between 2008 and 2012 in English and held by 1,959 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magpie, a thirteen-year-old orphan, escapes a life of slavery in the gem mines when he is chosen by one of the magical Companion horses of Valdemar to become a Herald, in which role he witnesses the founding of the Heralds' Collegium
Intrigues by Mercedes Lackey( Book )

21 editions published between 2010 and 2012 in English and held by 1,721 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Mags (Magpie), a thirteen-year-old orphan chosen by one of the magical Companion horses of Valdemar and taken to the capital city, she is "recognized" by foreign secret operatives whose purpose is unknown, and then comes under suspicion
Changes by Mercedes Lackey( Book )

18 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 1,577 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Magpie, Lena, and Bear continue on their individual quests as they work to attain the status of full Heralds, Bards, and Healers of Valdemar
The Gates of sleep by Mercedes Lackey( Book )

16 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and held by 1,506 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marina is the cherished daughter of the wealthy Saverson family, practioners of Elemental Magic. But all is not well in this elegant, aristocratic household. Evil portents have warned her father that Marina will be killed before her eighteenth birthday-by the hand of her own aunt. And no one is sure if the family magic is powerful enough to overturn the prophesy
The serpent's shadow by Mercedes Lackey( Book )

21 editions published between 2001 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,499 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Maya Witherspoon sets herself up in self-imposed exile in London after her physician father is killed by the bite of a poisonous snake in India just after her sorceress mother had died, warning Maya to beware the serpent's shadow
The fairy godmother by Mercedes Lackey( Book )

14 editions published between 2004 and 2016 in English and held by 1,449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the land of Five Hundred Kingdoms, if you can't carry out your legendary role, life is no fairy tale
Redoubt by Mercedes Lackey( Book )

15 editions published between 2012 and 2013 in English and held by 1,414 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young Herald trainee in Haven, Mags, is trained as a spy to uncover secrets held by a mysterious new enemy of the kingdom of Valdemar
Bastion by Mercedes Lackey( Book )

16 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 1,411 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mags travels to the Bastion in search of his parents' identity and a possible explanation for being pursued by Valdemar's enemies
Reserved for the cat by Mercedes Lackey( Book )

17 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 1,372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Talented but penniless dancer Ninette Dupond finds her luck changing when she meets a cat who, speaking to her mind-to-mind, orders her to impersonate a missing Russian ballerina, plunging her into the middle of a war against the darkest Elemental Spirit
Alta by Mercedes Lackey( Book )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2008 in English and held by 1,362 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The dragonrider Vetch escapes to Alta, the subjugated land of his birth. There, he hopes to teach his people to raise and train dragons-and build an army that will liberate his homeland
Brightly burning by Mercedes Lackey( Book )

17 editions published between 2000 and 2014 in English and held by 1,349 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lavan Firestorm, a young man with extraordinary powers, must be controlled and trained if he is to help his people beat back an attack by a dangerous enemy
One good knight by Mercedes Lackey( Book )

20 editions published between 2006 and 2016 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,346 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When George, the Good Knight, arrives to save Princess Andromeda from the dragon for whom she is to be a virgin sacrifice, he does not exactly defeat the dragon, and he and the princess must join forces to find the dragon's lair and destroy it. Traditionally, marauding dragons are soothed only by a virgin sacrifice. And so practical-minded Princess Andromeda reluctantly volunteers to do her duty, only asking for a sword to defend herself. Well, her offer is accepted, but the weapon isn't forthcoming, and so Andromeda faces the dragon alone. Until a Champion arrives to save her-sort of. Sir George doesn't quite defeat the dragon but as Andromeda finishes rescuing herself, she discovers that beneath the Good Knight's well-meaning though inexperienced heroics lies a further tale. Still, Andromeda can't leave her seacoast country in further jeopardy from the dragon's return, and so she and George join together to search for the dragon's lair
Sanctuary by Mercedes Lackey( Book )

7 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 1,339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In gaining entry to Altan noble society, Kiron had come to learn many distressing things about who really controlled Alta. The Magi were plotting to replace the royal Great Ones and rule Alta, and had built a terrible weapon, the Eye of Light, which could kill from afar
The outstretched shadow by Mercedes Lackey( Book )

14 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 1,332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kellen Tawadon, son the Arch-Mage Lycaelon, thought he knew the way the world worked. His father, leading the wise and benevolent Council of Mages, protected and guided the citizens of the Golden City of the Bells. Young Mages in training-all men, for women were unfit to practice magic-memorized the intricate details of High Magic and aspired to seats on the council. Then he found the forbidden Books of Wild Magic-or did they find him? The three slim volumes woke Kellen to the wide world outside the City's isolating walls. Their Magic was not dead, strangled by rules and regulations. It felt like a living thing, guided by the hearts and minds of those who practiced it and benefited from it
Fortune's fool by Mercedes Lackey( Book )

15 editions published between 2007 and 2016 in English and held by 1,325 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Ekaterina, the seventh daughter of the Sea King, uses her special ability to move around on land to serve as her father's spy, she is kidnapped, along with other princesses, and held hostage in a castle where her only hope for rescue lies with a manthought to be a fool
The elvenbane : an epic high fantasy of the Halfblood chronicles by Andre Norton( Book )

29 editions published between 1991 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 1,308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Born in the desert to an exiled concubine and raised by dragons, Shana becomes a wizard of extraordinary power and leads a rebellion against the cruel elven empire ruled by her father
The wizard of London by Mercedes Lackey( Book )

13 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 1,277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Sarah Jane has come to Isabelle Harton's school in London, a happy child with unusual gifts, but will Isabelle be able to keep her safe from a powerful intent to harm her?
Hunter by Mercedes Lackey( Book )

9 editions published between 2015 and 2020 in English and held by 1,276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A teenage girl leaves home to join the legendary Hunters, who protect the people from the terrifying monsters that have overrun their world"--
Gwenhwyfar : the white spirit by Mercedes Lackey( Book )

11 editions published between 2009 and 2014 in English and held by 1,271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Acting as the "son" her father never had, Gwenhwyfar, when called upon to serve another purpose by the Ladies of the Well, bows to circumstances to become Arthur's queen--only to find herself facing temptation and treachery, intrigue and betrayal, but also love and redemption
Beauty and the werewolf by Mercedes Lackey( Book )

11 editions published between 2011 and 2017 in English and held by 1,267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The eldest daughter is often doomed in fairy tales. But Bella vows to escape the usual pitfalls. She dons a red cloak and ventures into the forbidden forest to consult with "Granny," the local wisewoman. On the way home she's attacked by a wolf-- who turns out to be a cursed nobleman! Secluded in his castle, Bella is torn between her family and this strange man who creates marvelous inventions and makes her laugh-- when he isn't howling at the moon --
 
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IntriguesThe Gates of sleepThe serpent's shadowThe fairy godmotherReserved for the catAltaBrightly burningOne good knight
Alternative Names
Lackey, Mercedes 1950-

Lackey, Mercedes (Mercedes Ritchie), 1950-

Lackey, Mercedes Misty

Lackey, Mercedes R.

Lackey, Mercedes R. 1950-

Lackey, Mercedes R. (Mercedes Ritchie)

Lackey, Mercedes R. (Mercedes Ritchie), 1950-

Lackey, Mercedes Ritchie

Lackey, Misty 1950-

Mercedes Lackey American novelist and short story writer

Mercedes Lackey Amerikaans romanschrijfster

Mercedes Lackey amerykańska pisarka fantasy i fantastyki naukowej

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Mercedes Lackey US-amerikanische Fantasy-Schriftstellerin

Mercedes Lackeyová

Ritchie Lackey, Mercedes

Ritchie Lackey, Mercedes 1950-

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ラッキー, メルセデス

梅赛德斯·拉基

Languages
English (320)

Russian (3)

Czech (1)