Kate Elliott has been writing science fiction and fantasy for 30 years, after bursting onto the scene with Jaran. She is best known for her Crown of Stars epic fantasy series and the NYT bestselling YA fantasy Court of Fives. Elliot's particular focus is immersive world building & centering women in epic stories of adventure, amidst transformative cultural change. She lives in Hawaii, where she paddles outrigger canoes & spoils her schnauzer. You can find her online at kateelliott.com, kateelliott.substack.com, and @KateElliottSFF on Twitter.
A sweeping saga of a fierce and indomitable conqueror and her companions, this is breathtaking and mindblowingly good. --Aliette de Bodard, Nebula Award winning author of The Tea Master and the Detective Praise for Kate Elliott Absorbing... There should be more SF like this. --Jo Walton on Jaran It's an absorbing book with great characters that has had a lot of thought put into the universe and which gets the details right. There should be more SF like this. --Tor.com on Jaran The concept got me shivering... the characters, the mysteries, the background history, the cultural complexity, were all so intriguing I couldn't stop reading. --Elizabeth Moon on Cold Magic