Jacqueline Carey is the author of the New York Times bestselling Kushiel's Legacy series of historical fantasy novels, The Sundering epic fantasy duology, postmodern fables Santa Olivia and Saints Astray, and the Agent of Hel contemporary fantasy series. Carey lives in western Michigan.
Praise for Starless"Carey is at the peak of her luminous storytelling powers in a tale that will appeal to readers of Brandon Sanderson and Patrick Rothfuss, while its thought-provoking look at gender, love, and sexual preference bring to mind Ursula K. LeGuin's The Left Hand of Darkness."--Booklist (starred)"Carey handles themes of duty, love, and identity with tenderness and fortitude, never pigeonholing her protagonists, and the tapestry of her characters elevates this novel above its peers."--Publishers Weekly (starred)"Fans of world-building powerhouses such as Rhoda Belleza and Garth Nix will be in awe of Carey's stand-alone epic."--Library Journal "A unique story that asks serious questions about identity, fate and honor and it will appeal to fantasy fans who appreciate in-depth character exposition."--RT (4 stars)"On ample display here are Carey's impressive worldbuilding skills."--Kirkus ReviewsPraise for Jacqueline Carey"A complex saga worthy of the field's best writer on such a scale, George R. R. Martin."--Locus on Kushiel's Dart"Stunning, clever, sultry and mysterious, Phedre is an ideal and original heroine."--The Associated Press on Kushiel's Dart"The heroine reminds one of an equally strong-minded sister whose home was Tara."--Publishers Weekly, starred review, on Kushiel's Dart"Carey's lush, sensuous prose again makes her heroine's story a savory feast for mind and heart."--Booklist, starred review, on Kushiel's Avatar