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  • Bibliography:
    14 Books (2 Series)
  • First Book:
    April 2014
  • Latest Book:
    June 2024
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Full Series List in Order

Gameshouse

1 - The Serpent (Nov-2015)
2 - The Thief (Nov-2015)
3 - The Master (Nov-2015)

Penelope of Ithaca

1 - Ithaca (Sep-2022)
2 - House of Odysseus (Aug-2023)
3 - The Last Song of Penelope (Jun-2024)

Book List in Order: 14 titles



  • SOME STORIES CANNOT BE TOLD IN JUST ONE LIFETIME. Harry August is on his deathbed. Again. No matter what he does or the decisions he makes, when death comes, Harry always returns to where he began, a child with all the knowledge of a life he ha...



  • Your violent death usually triggers the first switch. Just before your life ebbs away, your skin happens to touch another human being -- and in an instant, your consciousness transfers completely to the person you touched. From that moment on, you...



  • The Gameshouse is an unusual institution. Many know it as the place where fortunes can be made and lost though games of chess, backgammon - every game under the sun. But a select few, who are picked to compete in the higher league, know that s...



  • In seventeenth century Venice exists a mysterious establishment known only as the Gameshouse. There fortunes are made and fortunes are broken over games of chess, backgammon, and every other game under the sun. But those whom fortune favors may be in...



  • The Gameshouse is an unusual institution. Many know it as the place where fortunes can be made and lost though games of chess, backgammon-every game under the sun. But a select few, who are picked to compete in the higher league, know that some games...



  • My name is Hope Arden, and you won't know who I am. But we've met before-a thousand times. It started when I was sixteen years old. A father forgetting to drive me to school. A mother setting the table for three, not four. A friend who looks at...



  • At the end of the day, Death visits everyone. Right before that, Charlie does. You might meet him in a hospital, in a warzone, or at the scene of a traffic accident. Then again, you might meet him at the North Pole - he gets everywhere, our Cha...



  • From one of the most powerful writers in modern fiction and World Fantasy Award winner comes a dystopian vision of a world where money reigns supreme, and nothing is so precious that it can't be bought.... The penalty for Dani Cumali's murder: £8...



  • A hauntingly powerful novel about how the choices we make can stay with us forever, by the award-winning author of The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August and 84K. South Africa in the 1880s. A young and naive English doctor by the name of William ...






  • From the bestselling and award-winning author of The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August and 84K, a darkly inventive novella about the dangers of pursuing perfection. Harmony is tired. Tired of working so hard, tired of the way she looks, tired of...



  • From the award-winning author of The Sudden Appearance of Hope and The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August comes a story exploring humankind’s ability to change the paths we seem fated to follow -- even after the world has burned. Once, we lived...



  • This is the story of Penelope of Ithaca, famed wife of Odysseus, as it has never been told before. Beyond Ithaca’s shores, the whims of gods dictate the wars of men. But on the isle, it is the choices of the abandoned women -- and their goddesses -...



  • This "powerful, fresh, and unflinching" reimagining from the award-winning author of the Penelope trilogy breathes life into ancient myth and gives voice to the women who stand defiant in a world ruled by ruthless men (Jennifer Saint). On the isle of...



  • The third book in award'winning author Claire North's Songs of Penelope Trilogy, a "powerful, fresh, and unflinching" reimagining (Jennifer Saint) that breathes life into ancient myth and gives voice to the women who stand defiant in a world r...


Award-Winning Books by Claire North

The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August
2015 John W. Campbell Memorial Award -- Novel


Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Claire North has published 14 books.

Claire North does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, The Last Song of Penelope, was published in June 2024.

The first book by Claire North, The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August, was published in April 2014.

Yes. Claire North has 2 series.