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  • Bibliography:
    18 Books - 4 Series
  • First Book:
    March 1986
  • Latest Book:
    November 2021
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Full Series List in Order

Blood of the Goddess

1 - Goa (Aug-1996)
2 - Bijapur (Apr-1997)
3 - Bhagavati (Jun-1998)


1 - Little Sister (Sep-1996)
2 - The Heavenward Path (Mar-1998)


1 - The Curse of Sagamore (Mar-1986)
2 - The Sword of Sagamore (Oct-1989)

The Water Trilogy

1 - Ascension (Feb-2002)
2 - Reunion (Apr-2002)
3 - Transformation (Jun-2002)

Book List in Order: 18 titles

  • Everyone in the kingdom is battling over control of the throne except young Prince Abderian, who becomes trapped in a web of political intrigue involving ghosts and goddesses, demons and dragons, heroes and heretics, and a powerful but senile wizard...

  • Fantasy, magic and romance deftly woven into a story of gods and monsters, dark secrets and strange omens . . . Veiled against the world, and served only by the blind and short-sighted, a mysterious woman comes to Republican Rome to gain the answer t...

  • Transferring Hans Christian Andersen's tale of the nightingale from China to Japan and transforming the bird into a young woman who plays the flute causes the story to lose some of its enchantment. Although Dalkey (The Curse of the Sagamore) authenti...

  • Her family has been destroyed. It is her task to restore their honor. LIke other noble girls in the Japanese imperial court, Mitsuko lives behind screens of modesty, hiding her face behind her kimono sleeves. But when her village is attacked, ...

  • FAERIE TALES DO COME TRUE... Once upon a time, performance artist T.J. Kaminski would have done anything to be a success. Then she discovered the way to jumpstart her career: by conjuring something up in a secret corner of Pittsburgh's Schenley Park...

  • Mitsuku sets off on a journey through Japan after quitting her Buddhist temple, but she is quickly overwhelmed by the many challenges she faces along the way and turns to Goranu, the shapeshifter, for help, guidance, and companionship....

  • A young English apothecary's apprentice, sent to India and captured by the Inquisition, reclaims his freedom by pretending to know the source of a mysterious power called the Rasa Mahadevi, which can raise the dead...

  • A STUDENT'S RESEARCH... Joan Dark, owner of a housecleaning company, is eminently practical, having long ago given up believing in the supernatural. That is, until now. Her client Gillian, a musicologist working on her master's thesis, has been turn...

  • Throughout the twelfth century, two rival clans, the Minomoto and the Taira, struggled for supremacy in Imperial Japan. Each attempted a rebellion and, for a time, the Taira gained ascendancy. But their rule turned despotic and at last, during th...

  • The sea is the birthplace of legends. Nia, a young mermyd of the Bluefin clan, has had one wish all her life -- to be an Avatar in her beloved home of Atlantis. The ten Avatars rule the beautiful and peaceful undersea city alongside the ancient Fa...

  • The sea is the birthplace of legends.

    Corwin has spent all of his sixteen years scavenging the land for his next meal. But when he discovers a unique shell of exquisite beauty, he is convinced it will bring him the riches he's longed for.

  • Nia and Corwin have each fought their own battles. Now they are Joined together to face their most dangerous enemy yet: Ma'el, the evil Avatar. In order to defeat Ma'el, they must retrieve a magical sword from Atlantis. But after a treacherous journe...

  • "A Happy Birthday" by Will Shetterly"Before the Paint Is Dry" by Kara Dalkey"The Rat's Alley Shuffle" by Charles de Lint"Dry Well" by Nathan A Bucklin, with lyrics by Alison Bucklin"Choice of the Black Goddess" by Gene Wolfe"The Ballad of the Quick L...

  • "Portrait of Vengeance" by Kara Dalkey"The Skin and Knife Game" by Lee Barwood and Charles de Lint"Strings Attached" by Nathan A. Bucklin"The Tale of the Stuffed Levar" by Jane Yolen"An Act of Love" by Steven Brust, Gregory Frost, and Megan Lindholm"...

  • Author of the acclaimed fantasy novel Little Sister, Kara Dalkey has created a new, epic historical fantasy novel that takes us on a harrowing journey through heart-breaking discoveries in a haunted, mysterious land. How far would you ...

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Kara Dalkey has published 18 books.

Kara Dalkey does not have a new book coming out soon. The latest book, A Sword Named Sorrow, was published in November 2021.

The first book by Kara Dalkey, The Curse of Sagamore, was published in March 1986.

Yes. Kara Dalkey has 4 series.