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Mercedes Lackey
Mercedes Lackey is the acclaimed author of over fifty novels and many works of short fiction. In her "spare" time she is also a professional lyricist and a licensed wild bird rehabilitator. Mercedes lives in Oklahoma with her husband and frequent collaborator, artist Larry Dixon, and their flock... show more



Mercedes Lackey is the acclaimed author of over fifty novels and many works of short fiction. In her "spare" time she is also a professional lyricist and a licensed wild bird rehabilitator. Mercedes lives in Oklahoma with her husband and frequent collaborator, artist Larry Dixon, and their flock of parrots.Photo by Elkman (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) or GFDL (http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/fdl.html)], via Wikimedia Commons.

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Birth date: June 24, 1950
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A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it 2 years ago
Spellbound Square: Vanyel eventually manifests the mage and herald abilities in this early Valdemar novel. Vanyel spends his days dreading practice with his father's brutal arms-master, weathering the scorn of his father towards his 'soft' son, practicing music, and fending off the advances of his...
Elentarri's Book Blog
Elentarri's Book Blog rated it 2 years ago
This is a collection of short fantasy, science-fiction and urban fantasy stories by Mercedes Lackey. The stories are generally entertaining, quick to read and "fluffy". My favourite stories included those with a protective, homicidal Teddybear; a genetically enhanced, telepathic spaceship cat; an ...
Blood Rose Books
Blood Rose Books rated it 3 years ago
You will want to read the first book in this series Hunter, not only does it set up the world building and character but is an excellent read. Mercedes Lackey is back with Joy and the city of Apex Central and Joy is about to discover the conspiracy of a Lifetime: Joy has made it to the status of E...
Abandoned by user
Abandoned by user rated it 3 years ago
Continuing with my Valdemar read, I'm loosely planning on reading two or three books a month. Arrow's Flight is the second of the Heralds of Valdemar trilogy which focuses on Talia, Queen's Own Herald. This was the Deathly Hallows of Valdemar, involving the longest camping trip of all time. I'm j...
Abandoned by user
Abandoned by user rated it 3 years ago
Thanks to everyone who commented on my series post yesterday - as you can see, I settled on the Valdemar series for a couple of reasons. I have a horse and fantasy loving daughter who is 22, and this series seemed like it might appeal to her, and the plot summary really reminded me of the Alanna ser...
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