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Wurts, Janny

Works: 197 works in 515 publications in 7 languages and 10,822 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Science fiction  Epic fiction  Short stories  Fantasy fiction, English  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3556.E446, 813.54
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Most widely held works about Janny Wurts
Most widely held works by Janny Wurts
Servant of the empire by Raymond E Feist( Book )

43 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in 7 languages and held by 1,500 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mara, Lady of the Acoma, is pitted against the new young Lord of the Minwanabi, Desio, who seeks vengeance for the ritual suicide of this father. But with her lover, Kevin--she turns disaster to victory
Daughter of the empire by Raymond E Feist( Book )

32 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and held by 1,300 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the world of Kelewan, Mara, Ruling Lady of the Acoma, struggles for survival against her rivals. Mara trades her heart for power as she marries the son of an enemy, while plotting his death
Mistress of the empire by Raymond E Feist( Book )

32 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 1,236 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lady Mara of the Acoma searches for justice, vengeance, and a new order sends her to the farthest reaches of her world
Grand conspiracy by Janny Wurts( Book )

16 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 587 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"On the world of Athera, two half brothers gifted of light and shadow stood together and defeated the Mistwraith. In defeat, their magical foe set its captors at odds, bestowing upon them a life-long curse of enmity that has since woven three bitter wars and uncounted deadly intrigues."--Jacket
Fugitive prince by Janny Wurts( Book )

15 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 505 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With the appalling destruction of the Vastmark warhost, recoil and grief reshape the balance of power in the Five Kingdoms
The curse of the Mistwraith by Janny Wurts( Book )

20 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 473 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Five hundred years after a Mistwraith had smothered the entire world in fog and darkness, only two very different half brothers have the power to lift the Mistwraith from Athera
Peril's gate by Janny Wurts( Book )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2008 in English and held by 413 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Barely escaping with his life from the evil machinations of his half-brother, Arithon flees into the winter wilds where he must learn to survive the violent storms, but soon discovers he is not alone
Initiate's trial by Janny Wurts( Book )

4 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Cursed to be his half-brother's mortal enemy after rescuing the world of Athera from the Mistwraith, Arithon is imprisoned and purged of his memories while his daughter is raised and trained by his enemy, the Koriani enchantress
That way lies Camelot by Janny Wurts( Book )

8 editions published between 1994 and 1996 in English and held by 337 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of stories mixing fantasy and hard science fiction. They include Silverdown's Gold, on a land populated by exotic animals, and No Quarter, on a space age general who, instead of punishing an officer who killed his men to hide an error, admires him as a ruthless man of action. By the author of Curse of the Mistwraith
Stormed fortress by Janny Wurts( Book )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Master of Shadow Arithon stands alone at the hour of reckoning as the true purpose of the Koriani enchantresses becomes, at long last fully, unveiled--with the covetous Prime Matriarch now poised to snatch a prize, a prize beyond that of merely integrity and life
Warhost of Vastmark by Janny Wurts( Book )

7 editions published between 1995 and 1996 in English and held by 216 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Arithon, Master of Shadows, has assembled a ramshackle fleet, to take the war with his half brother, Lysaer, Prince of Light, to the huge seas rather than bring the privations of war and the murderous energies upon innocent people
Ships of Merior by Janny Wurts( Book )

2 editions published in 1995 in English and held by 213 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Janny Wurts's epic tale of two half-brothers cursed to life-long enmity continues in this spectacular second volume. The half-brothers Arithon, Master of Shadow, and Lysaer, Lord of Light, have defeated the Mistwraith and dispersed the fogs that smothered Athera's skies. But their victory comes at a high price: the Mistwraith has set them at odds under a powerful curse of vengeance. The two princes are locked in deadly enmity, with the fates of nations and the balance of the world's mystical powers entangled in their feud. Arithon, forced out of hiding, finds himself hounded by Lysaer and his mighty army. He must take to his natural element ' the seas ' in order to evade pursuit and steal the initiative. However, his efforts are impeded by outside magical factions, not to mention a drunken prophet sent to safeguard his life, but who seems determined to wreck his cause by misadventure
Stormwarden by Janny Wurts( Book )

10 editions published between 1984 and 1996 in English and held by 211 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The master of White Storm by Janny Wurts( Book )

9 editions published between 1992 and 1995 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

To ride hell's chasm by Janny Wurts( Book )

3 editions published between 2002 and 2004 in English and held by 204 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Following the mysterious disappearance of Princess Anja, two warriors deadlock over cultural mores in their desperate bid to recover the princess alive, and defend the kingdom of Sessalie
Curse of the mistwraith by Janny Wurts( Book )

4 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 192 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Only if two half-brothers, heirs to an ancient blood feud, work together can they lift the curse on the land of Athera
The cycle of fire : Stormwarden ; Keeper of keys ; Shadowfane by Janny Wurts( Book )

6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 176 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A collection of the three volumes of a classic fantasy trilogy finds three young people struggling to free the Stormwarden, the last of the elemental power-wielding Vaere sorcerers, so that he can battle the humanity-threatening demonkind. Original
Traitor's knot by Janny Wurts( Book )

7 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Having conquered the maze and acheived self-redemption, Arithon, Master of Shadow, is now the guest of the formidable sorcerer, Davien the Betrayor. No one knows how his influence will affect Arithon's recovered mage power, or his newly awakened rogue talent for prescience. Meanwhile Arithon's relentless enemies will stop at nothing to acheive his downfall. The Koriani enchantresses are determined to make him their captive and their pawn. And as the Alliance of Light fanatics regroup after their defeat, the core of their priesthood now stands corrupted by a dark cabal who plot to enslave their leader, Lysaer, and use the Mistwraith's curse as their own private weapon to break the world's order. The sorcerers of the Fellowship compact are sorely beset and the clans are counting their ruinous losses. Arithon, who holds their last hope of survival, chooses the most dangerous course: heart and mind he dedicates himself to avoiding killing, though allies and enemies muster for war, single-mindedly blind to the consequences
Keeper of the keys by Janny Wurts( Book )

6 editions published between 1980 and 1995 in English and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traitor's knot by Janny Wurts( Book )

2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 127 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

United, the half-brothers Lysaer and Arithon were able to free the world of athera from the suffocating embrace of the deadly Mistwraith. But the Mistwraith's curse of vegence has left them lifelong enemies. Arithon, Master of Shadow, has defeated Lyaer's Alliance of Light against immense odds. As he recovers his strength under the care of the formidable sorcerer, Davien the Betrayer, his relentlessenemies downfall. -- back cover
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Alternative Names
Janny Wurts American writer

Janny Wurts Amerikaans auteur

Janny Wurts artiste peintre et romancière

Janny Wurts escritora estadounidense

Janny Wurts illustratrice e scrittrice statunitense

Janny Wurts US-amerikanische Fantasy-Autorin und Illustratorin

Janny Wurts yhdysvaltalainen kirjailija

ג'אני וורץ סופרת אמריקאית

ワーツ, J

English (212)

French (9)

Polish (7)

Dutch (7)

Turkish (2)

Russian (2)

German (1)

Daughter of the empireMistress of the empireGrand conspiracyFugitive princeThe curse of the MistwraithPeril's gateInitiate's trialThat way lies Camelot