Melanie Rawn (born 1954) is an American science fiction and fantasy novelist. She is known for her numerous complex
characters, witty dialogue
and interesting world building
. She's also rather well known as the author
who has yet to finish
series. After an almost 10 year publishing dry spell, she returned to writing in 2006 with Spellbinder
, an urban fantasy
She keeps in contact with her fans using her forum
Works by Melanie Rawn with pages on this wiki:
- The Dragon Prince trilogy, consisting of Dragon Prince, The Star Scroll, and Sunrunner's Fire.
- The Dragon Star trilogy (which picks up where the Dragon Prince books left off), consisting of Stronghold, The Dragon Token, and Skybowl.
- The Golden Key, a 1996 fantasy novel written with Jennifer Roberson and Kate Elliot. A sequel written by Rawn alone, The Diviner, is due to be published in August 2011.
- The Exiles trilogy, consisting of The Ruins of Ambrai, The Mage-Born Traitor, and the as-yet unwritten The Captal's Tower.
Other works by Melanie Rawn:
- Spellbinder and it's sequel Fire Raiser, urban fantasy novels that differ greatly from her previous works. Originally intended to be a trilogy, the third book was cancelled due to lack of interest.
- The first book, Touchstone, of a new trilogy called Glass Thorns is forthcoming in 2012.
Tropes in other works: