Books by Jane Lindskold

Jane Lindskold lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico. She is the author of Through Wolf’s Eyes; Wolf’s Head, Wolf’s Heart; The Dragon of Despair; Wolf Captured; The Buried Pyramid; Child of a Rainless Year; and several prior fantasy novels, including Changer,


ARTEMIS AWAKENING by Jane Lindskold
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: May 27, 2014

"Worth sticking around to see what happens next."
Lindskold (Five Odd Honors, 2010, etc.) opens a new series with a lost civilization, psychic powers and a truly despicable villain. Read full book review >
FIVE ODD HOURS by Jane Lindskold
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 1, 2010

"A fine continuation of a complex, one-of-a-kind urban-fantasy series."
Lindskold (Nine Gates, 2009, etc.) delivers the third installment in her Breaking the Wall series, continuing her urban-fantasy tale of magic and Chinese legends. Read full book review >
NINE GATES by Jane Lindskold
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2009

"Reasonably compelling, though the plot isn't particularly novel."
Magic-users affiliated with the animals of the Chinese zodiac face threats from two universes in this sequel to Thirteen Orphans (2008). Read full book review >
THE BURIED PYRAMID by Jane Lindskold
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: June 1, 2004

"Slow-paced and dialogue-heavy, as is typical for Lindskold, with a wildly unbelievable climax that undercuts strongly realistic beginnings."
A young pistol-packing American girl accompanies her uncle, a wealthy British archaeologist, on a Victorian-era quest up the Nile. Read full book review >
THE DRAGON OF DESPAIR by Jane Lindskold
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2003

"Firekeeper steals every scene, but Lindskold's penchant for distracting subplots, tedious dialogue, and multiple points of view stalls a story that starts too slowly and never gains momentum."
Overlong third volume, not conclusion so much as continuation of the fantasy adventures of Firekeeper, a teenaged girl of royal descent raised by wolves, who finds much to fight and fear. Read full book review >
WOLF’S HEAD, WOLF’S HEART by Jane Lindskold
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 1, 2002

"Firekeeper remains Lindskold's only compelling character in a story buried in monotonous subplots and overly familiar high-fantasy intrigues."
Second installment in Lindskold's epic fantasy about a young woman of royal descent raised by wolves starts even more slowly than Through Wolf's Eyes , 2001) as Firekeeper becomes the salvation of, and hero to, a bewildering array of human and animal characters. Read full book review >
THROUGH WOLF’S EYES by Jane Lindskold
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 1, 2001

"Slow but sweet medieval high fantasy that, so far, finds the affairs of humans much less civilized than the frolics of forest creatures."
Glacially paced first volume in a character-driven fantasy series about a young girl raised by wolves whose unexpected return to the castle of her youth complicates an old king's choice for an heir. Read full book review >
DONNERJACK by Roger Zelazny
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Aug. 1, 1997

"Zelaznyish ingenuity, mischief, and pizzazz."
Begun by Zelazny before his death in 1995, and completed by collaborator Lindskold: a novel combining virtual reality with Zelazny's abiding interest in gods and mythology within a science fiction setting (e.g., Lord of Light, 1967). Read full book review >