Books by Hilari Bell

TRAITOR'S SON by Hilari Bell
Released: March 20, 2012

"Nonstop action, family strife, Pacific Northwest Native mythology and a likable hero combine in an unbeatable combination for fans of the fantastic. (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
The second in the Raven Duet (Trickster's Girl, 2011) continues the tale of Raven the Trickster and the human partner in his quest to save Earth's ecology from the destruction unleashed by eco-terrorists. Read full book review >
THE GOBLIN WAR by Hilari Bell
FANTASY
Released: Oct. 11, 2011

"This rewarding resolution caps off a fascinating, engaging trilogy that holds appeal for a diverse fantasy audience. (Fantasy. 12 & up)"
In this fantasy sequel, the final volume in the trilogy that began with The Goblin Wood (2003), a highly suspenseful plot leads to a thoroughly satisfying and surprising conclusion. Read full book review >
TRICKSTER'S GIRL by Hilari Bell
Released: Jan. 1, 2011

At her father's funeral during a sweltering Utah summer in the not-so-distant future, Kelsa Phillips rages against her mother, the funeral and her father's dying in a hospice. Read full book review >

THE GOBLIN GATE by Hilari Bell
FANTASY
Released: Oct. 1, 2010

In this sequel (Goblin Wood, 2003), Makenna and Tobin, having escaped with a group of goblins to the Otherworld, set about building a new community for the goblins. Read full book review >
FANTASY
Released: Jan. 1, 2010

Over a year after their last adventure (Rogue's Home, 2008), Sir Michael, the last knight, and his worldly-wise sidekick, Fisk, are dragged into a new imbroglio when Michael's lovelorn cousin, Rosamund, appears at their boarding house seeking help. Read full book review >

ADVENTURE
Released: Oct. 20, 2009

Fittingly and fulfillingly, the triptych's conclusion focuses on its third protagonist and its third long-sought religious icon. Read full book review >

THE SHIELD, SWORD, AND CROWN by Hilari Bell
FAMILY AND GROWING UP
Released: Nov. 25, 2008

This middle installment picks up speed and delicious suspense as Arisa and Weasel struggle to grasp the reins of power within a precarious government. Read full book review >

FANTASY
Released: Sept. 1, 2008

A winter's tale—with lots of snow and ice—told by two older teens, this buddy novel tells the further adventures of the anachronistic knight Sir Michael and his trusty (and crusty) rogue squire, Fisk. Read full book review >

THE LAST KNIGHT by Hilari Bell
FANTASY
Released: Sept. 1, 2007

Knights errant have been extinct for more than 200 years, but Sir Michael decides it is his chosen profession. Read full book review >

FANTASY
Released: March 27, 2007

Bell opens a new series with an enjoyable tale of 14-year-old Weasel, formerly a criminal, trying to save his mentor from hanging. Read full book review >

FORGING THE SWORD by Hilari Bell
Released: Nov. 28, 2006

Kavi, Jiann and Soraya fight unflinchingly for their country's freedom as the Hrum's onslaught continues. Read full book review >

RISE OF A HERO by Hilari Bell
Released: May 1, 2005

Magnificent second entry in a rich, deep series about the land of Farsala's battle with the occupying Hrum army. Read full book review >

THE WIZARD TEST by Hilari Bell
FANTASY
Released: March 1, 2005

Right and wrong turn out to be more complicated than a wizard's apprentice supposes in this ruminative fantasy. Read full book review >

FLAME by Hilari Bell
Released: Oct. 1, 2003

Three complex characters narrate this richly textured story, based partly on an ancient Persian legend, as their land is threatened by war. Read full book review >

THE GOBLIN WOOD by Hilari Bell
FANTASY
Released: April 1, 2003

In an exciting fantasy, the author of Songs of Power (2000) and Matter of Profit (2001), creates a world at war, one in which the rulers of a theocracy attempt to exterminate a non-human race as well as those humans with magical powers who aren't priests. Read full book review >

A MATTER OF PROFIT by Hilari Bell
FICTION
Released: Sept. 1, 2001

A weary young soldier in a future empire discovers that there's more than one way to conquer in this thought-provoking tale from the author of Songs of Power (2000). Read full book review >

SONGS OF POWER by Hilari Bell
ADVENTURE
Released: May 1, 2000

A futuristic society that requires fish to feed its populace begins an underwater habitat designed to increase sunlight on the seafloor in order to produce plankton. Read full book review >