Books by Elizabeth Haydon

THE HOLLOW QUEEN by Elizabeth Haydon
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 30, 2015

"Thematically, an entry that wraps up all the major plotlines in a mostly satisfying fashion, though another installment is promised."
Eighth and penultimate part of Haydon's Symphony of Ages series (The Merchant Emperor, 2014, etc.). Read full book review >
THE TREE OF WATER by Elizabeth Haydon
CHILDREN'S
Released: Oct. 28, 2014

"A bottom feeder: mannered of prose, patchwork of plot, built on artifice and coincidence. (Fantasy.11-13)"
Encounters with dragons, merfolk, and sea life modern, mythical and prehistoric await magic seeker Ven as he ventures into the depths with his fish-tailed friend, Amariel. Read full book review >
THE MERCHANT EMPEROR by Elizabeth Haydon
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 3, 2014

"A belated continuation that only in the last few chapters manages to strip off the rust."
After an absence of nearly eight years, the seventh book of The Symphony of Ages series (The Assassin King, 2006, etc.). Read full book review >
THE ASSASSIN KING by Elizabeth Haydon
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Jan. 1, 2007

"Not for newcomers: Half of the book summarizes history covered in other books and involves people sitting around in councils of war, while the other half builds up to the first battle."
The sixth book of The Symphony of Ages series (Elegy for a Lost Star, 2004, etc.) picks up on the further adventures of Rhapsody and the strange band of characters who've gathered around her over time. Read full book review >
REQUIEM FOR THE SUN by Elizabeth Haydon
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"An opera of the four elements, moody and melodious."
Sequel to Haydon's Rhapsody Trilogy fantasy/romance, begun impressively with Rhapsody: Child of Blood (1999). Read full book review >
PROPHECY by Elizabeth Haydon
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: July 1, 2000

"Each volume is more or less self-contained, with respectable ideas, plotting, and characters—within the confines of conventional fantasy."
Continuing the fantasy series begun with Rhapsody (1999), this sequel involves much ado in pursuit of an obscure prophecy, with, of course, the fate of the world hanging in the balance. Read full book review >
RHAPSODY by Elizabeth Haydon
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 13, 1999

"Despite the hype, though, newcomer Haydon's still feeling her way. (First printing of 100,000)"
First of a much-hyped fantasy series. Read full book review >