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Wurts, Janny

Works: 196 works in 622 publications in 8 languages and 10,777 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Science fiction  Epic fiction  Short stories  Fantasy fiction, English  Fantasy comic books, strips, etc  Comic books, strips, etc  Arthurian romances  Domestic fiction 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3556.E446, 813.54
Publication Timeline
Most widely held works about Janny Wurts
Most widely held works by Janny Wurts
Servant of the empire by Raymond E Feist( Book )

42 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in 6 languages and held by 1,414 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 )

55 editions published between 1987 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 1,395 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 )

29 editions published between 1992 and 2017 in English and held by 1,140 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
The curse of the Mistwraith by Janny Wurts( Book )

30 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 637 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
Grand conspiracy by Janny Wurts( Book )

19 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 559 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
Ships of Merior by Janny Wurts( Book )

22 editions published between 1994 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

And it came to pass as foretold by prophecy, the art of power over light and dark was channeled through two princes: and the fogs that had smothered Athera's skies were dispersed ... Locked now in deadly enmity, the princes hold the fates of nations and the balance of the world's mystical powers entangled in the throes of their feud. -- back cover
Fugitive prince by Janny Wurts( Book )

21 editions published between 1997 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 498 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The schism began with two halfbrothers empowered to subdue a Mistwraith. In revenge it cursed them to a life of perpetual conflict: each believes absolutely in his cause, and loathes the other for opposing it. Lysaer, Prince of the Lighta charismatic leader sworn to set humanity free from sorcerous oppressionclaims divine power to safeguard his people from an enemy he is convinced will destroy them. Arithon, Master of Shadowa trained magewishes for nothing but to defuse war and search out the vanished old races who hold the key to restore the world's shattered peace. When Koriani enchantresses join forces with Lysaer, new intrigues upset Arithon's hard-won autonomy. Faction is set against faction, heart against heart, and the scene is set for an explosive recurrence of war. The curse of the Mistwraith echoes eternal! --Publisher
To ride hell's chasm by Janny Wurts( Book )

15 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 400 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
Peril's gate by Janny Wurts( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2009 in English and held by 398 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
That way lies Camelot by Janny Wurts( Book )

11 editions published between 1994 and 2003 in English and Czech and held by 341 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
Initiate's trial by Janny Wurts( Book )

3 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 341 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
Warhost of Vastmark by Janny Wurts( Book )

14 editions published between 1995 and 2010 in English and held by 322 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Conflict builds between two half-brothers laid under a lifelong curse of enmity. Lysaer, statesman and prince, has accomplished the impossible and united disparate factions into a unified force. His warhost now moves to entrap its prey: Arithon, known as Master of Shadow, whose life has become the fragile cipher that will determine the course of the world's destiny. On Arithon rests the forest clans' hope of survival, and the promise of the Fellowhsip Sorcerers' reunification. While the Koriani enchantresses fear him as the force that could shape their Prime Matriarch's bane and their order's ultimate downfall... -- Page 4 of cover
Stormwarden by Janny Wurts( Book )

18 editions published between 1984 and 2001 in 3 languages and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

De Stormvoogd Anskiere raakt door list en verraad in moeilijkheden en heeft zich verschanst achter een ijsbarrière, hopend op redding door de fysiek zwakke Yarik en het halfkreupele meisje Taen
Stormed fortress by Janny Wurts( Book )

7 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 243 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
Keeper of the keys by Janny Wurts( Book )

20 editions published between 1980 and 2002 in 3 languages and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Enkel met de hulp van Taen, de jonge vrouwelijke Droomwever, kan Jaric Ivainzoon de gevaarlijke krachten die hij van zijn vader heeft geërfd, in toom houden en een Vuurheer worden
Shadowfane by Janny Wurts( Book )

13 editions published between 1988 and 1999 in English and Dutch and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ivainson Jaric, heir to the Firelord's legacy, is caught in a life and death struggle to win his inherited powers. Taen Dreamweaver battles her evil brother, corrupted by demons to slaughter his own kind. If either one of the falls, the Stormwarden will never win free of his icy imprisonment to help their cause
The master of White Storm by Janny Wurts( Book )

13 editions published between 1992 and 2009 in English and Undetermined and held by 215 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Traitor's knot by Janny Wurts( Book )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2009 in English and held by 179 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
The cycle of fire : Stormwarden ; Keeper of keys ; Shadowfane by Janny Wurts( Book )

6 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 168 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 )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 141 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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Servant of the empire
Daughter of the empireMistress of the empireThe curse of the MistwraithGrand conspiracyShips of MeriorFugitive princeTo ride hell's chasmPeril's gate
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 (317)

French (16)

Dutch (10)

Polish (8)

Czech (7)

Turkish (4)

German (1)

Japanese (1)