Books by Sara Douglass

Sara Douglass was born in Penola, a small farming settlement in the south of Australia, in 1957. She spent her early years chasing (and being chased by) sheep and collecting snakes before her parents transported her to the city of Adelaide and the more ge


THE CRIPPLED ANGEL by Sara Douglass
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 10, 2006

"Outstanding finale to a brilliant series."
Triumphant conclusion to The Crucible historical fantasy trilogy (The Nameless Day, 2005, etc.) in which 14th-century Europeans struggle to secure the right of free will from the angelic and demonic forces that battle for their souls. Read full book review >
THRESHOLD by Sara Douglass
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Sept. 1, 2003

"Formulaic, but Douglass brings many original touches to the telling, effectively using vivid imagery to flesh out her exotic setting: a strong romantic plot in an unusual fantasy setting."
Stand-alone fantasy-romance in a quasi-Egyptian setting. Read full book review >
BEYOND THE HANGING WALL by Sara Douglass
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Aug. 1, 2003

"Serviceable prose, and a young protagonist who's refreshingly unmannered: overall, a smoothly crafted if not highly original fantasy."
Stand-alone fantasy, first published in 1996 in the author's native Australia (Hades' Daughter, 2003). Read full book review >
HADES’ DAUGHTER by Sara Douglass
FICTION & LITERATURE
Released: Jan. 1, 2003

"A soap opera of the ancient world, for good and for bad."
Those old Greek myths covered a lot of territory, but there was just so much space left to fill that it's surprising more authors haven't taken the chance to do so. Read full book review >
ENCHANTER by Sara Douglass
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: Oct. 1, 2001

"So Douglass holds her own as her characters deepen inventively."
Second installment in The Wayfarer Redemption series begun with Battleaxe (2001), by Australian fantasist Douglass, whose third volume, Starman, and three others are already available from HarperCollins of Australia. Read full book review >
STARMAN by Sara Douglass
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: May 1, 2001

"Fan fodder but heartfelt."
Third entry in the Wayfarer Redemption sextet and final entry in the Axis subtrilogy that opens the sextet, pointing to a new central character for the final three volumes. Read full book review >
THE WAYFARER REDEMPTION by Sara Douglass
SCIENCE FICTION & FANTASY
Released: March 1, 2001

"The problem is the usual one: you're not just picking up a book, but (here, so we're informed) a six-volume series."
Yet another multivolume fantasy saga gets under way; this one first appeared in 1995 in the author's native Australia. Read full book review >