Books by Elizabeth Bear

Elizabeth Bear shares a birthday with Frodo and Bilbo Baggins. This, coupled with a tendency to read the dictionary as a child, doomed her early to penury, intransigence, friendlessness, and the writing of speculative fiction. She was born in Hartford


STELES OF THE SKY by Elizabeth Bear
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: April 8, 2014

"Considering the trilogy as a whole, the overused term masterpiece justifiably applies."
Wrapping up Bear's complex and beautifully rendered historical-fantasy trilogy (Shattered Pillars, 2013, etc.). Read full book review >
SHATTERED PILLARS by Elizabeth Bear
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 19, 2013

"A compelling follow-up that no fan of Book 1 will want to miss."
Second entry of a complex and beautifully rendered historical-fantasy trilogy (Range of Ghosts, 2012). Read full book review >
RANGE OF GHOSTS by Elizabeth Bear
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 27, 2012

"Gripping, perfectly balanced and highly recommended."
Beginning of a new historical-fantasy trilogy, set in the same Mongol Khanate-style universe as the short novel Bone and Jewel Creatures (2010). Read full book review >
THE SEA THY MISTRESS by Elizabeth Bear
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Feb. 1, 2011

"Committed fans face inevitable disappointment; newcomers will find little reason to bother."
Continuation of Bear's Norse apocalyptic fantasy yarn (All the Windwracked Stars, 2008, etc.), picking up the narrative half a century after the warrior-angel Muire became a goddess, walked into the sea and kick-started the devastated planet's regeneration. Read full book review >
ALL THE WINDWRACKED STARS by Elizabeth Bear
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Nov. 1, 2008

"A gnarled, overstuffed, heavyweight yarn from the farthest fringes of the speculative genre—in those terms, a howling success."
Norse fantasy/cyberpunk/apocalyptic science fiction, from Bear (Hell and Earth, 2008, etc.). Read full book review >