The Dreamwalker Chronicles

Once again, C.S. Friedman shows us strong characters and innovative magic that transcend genre.

PETER V. BRETT
Best-selling Author

Friedman demonstrates once again her talent for populating worlds with unforgettable characters.

LIBRARY JOURNAL
Starred Review

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The Magister Trilogy

“Powerful, intricate plotting and gripping characters distinguish a book in which ethical dilemmas are essential and engrossing.”

BOOKLIST

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The Coldfire Trilogy

This thing is so good I’m going to have to hurt her.

MELANIE RAWN

A feast for those who like their fantasies dark, and as emotionally heady as a rich, red wine.

LOCUS

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Dominion

C. S. Friedman makes fantastic things—and frightening things—seem very real. Her characters are people, not just place-holders, and the worlds she creates are as tangible as a live feed from the battlefront or a crash-landing in a savage and unfamiliar wilderness.

TAD WILLIAMS
bestselling author of SHADOWMARCH, OTHERLAND, and MEMORY, SORROW AND THORN

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The Madness Season

She also writes bright, clear prose that can shine like gemstones or cut like broken glass. If you haven’t read her work you need to do something about that right now.

TAD WILLIAMS
bestselling author of SHADOWMARCH, OTHERLAND, and MEMORY, SORROW AND THORN

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This Alien Shore

Friedman has created a potent metaphor for the tolerance of diversity – an ever-evolving society where the ‘genes of wild genius’ are acknowledged as necessary for survival…Breathlessly plotted, emotionally savvy.

NEW YORK TIMES
A New York Times Notable Book of the Year

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Pandora

Pandora

If there was an alien artifact that could bring peace and prosperity to all humankind, would you really want to bring it home?

I don’t write many short stories, but this one’s coming out this summer, in the anthology Alien Artifacts, and I’m very excited about it.

Here’s a link with more info:

http://www.zombiesneedbrains.com

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DREAMWEAVER IS COMING!

DREAMWEAVER IS COMING!

The third and final volume in the Dreamwalker trilogy will be published in December 2016. Put it on your Christmas wishlist.


Authorview: Celia S. Friedman

Authorview: Celia S. Friedman

From a recent conversation with Kerstin Hall:

“A lot of details are never seen by readers,” [Friedman] says. “Sometimes I come up with details that I intend to put into my books, but more often I develop ideas to flesh out my world and make it feel real, that never are directly relevant to the plot.”

For example…

“In the Dreamwalker series there are small hominids known as “abbies” that serves as slaves. I doubt my main characters will ever find out where that name is from, or who brought them to Terra Prime, or other details of the local slave market…but I need to know all that to keep the story consistent.”Read More


Dreamseeker

Dreamseeker

DAW Books – 2015
ISBN: 0756408954
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When Jessica Drake learned that her DNA didn’t match that of her parents, she had no idea that the search for her heritage would put her family’s lives in danger, or force her to cross into another world. In an alternate Earth dominated by individuals with unnatural mental powers called Gifts, Jessica learned that there was a curse within her blood, one so feared that all who possessed it were destroyed on sight. For she was a Dreamwalker, and the same dark Gift that would allow her to enter the dreams of others would eventually destroy her mind and spread insanity to all those around her.Read More