WorldCat Identities

Forsyth, Kate 1966-

Overview
Works: 121 works in 428 publications in 6 languages and 9,353 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Historical fiction  History  Juvenile works  Fairy tales  Romance fiction  Fantasy fiction  Action and adventure fiction  Suspense fiction 
Roles: Author, Actor
Classifications: PR9619.3.F59, 823.914
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Kate Forsyth
Bitter greens : a novel by Kate Forsyth( Book )

21 editions published between 2012 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 1,284 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"After Margherita's father steals parsley from the walled garden of the courtesan Selena Leonelli, he is threatened with having both hands cut off, unless he and his wife relinquish their precious little girl. Selena is the famous red-haired muse of the artist Tiziano, first painted by him in 1512 and still inspiring him at the time of his death. She is at the center of Renaissance life in Venice, a world of beauty and danger, seduction and betrayal, love and superstition. Locked away in a tower, Margherita sings in the hope that someone will hear her. One day, a young man does"--Amazon.com
The wild girl by Kate Forsyth( Book )

15 editions published between 2013 and 2015 in English and Latvian and held by 929 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Dortchen Wild lives in the small German kingdom of Hesse-Cassel in the early 19th century. She finds herself irresistibly drawn to the boy next door, the handsome but very poor fairy tale scholar Wilhelm Grimm. It is a time of tyranny and terror: Napoleon Bonaparte wants to conquer all of Europe, and Hesse-Cassel is one of the first kingdoms to fall. Forced to live under oppressive French rule, Wilhelm and his brothers quietly rebel by preserving old half-forgotten tales that had once been told by the firesides of houses grand and small over the land. As Dortchen tells Wilhelm some of the most powerful and compelling stories in what will one day become his and Jacob's famous fairy tale collection, their love blossoms"--Amazon.com
The gypsy crown by Kate Forsyth( Book )

17 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emilia and Luka are gypsies that are collecting charms to have the magic of Rom save the Finch family from death
The pool of two moons by Kate Forsyth( Book )

12 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 307 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meghan o' the Beasts and her companions, the winged boy Bacaiche and the warrior Iseult, search the Veiled Forest to gather a rebel force against Maya the Ensorcellor and restore magic and witchcraft to the land of Eileanan
The shining city by Kate Forsyth( Book )

10 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Charged with murder and treason, half-human Rhiannon, awaiting trial in Sorrowgate Tower, is plagued by prophetic dreams involving the spiteful ghost of an evil queen and discovers that a princess, using forbidden magic, has cast a spell on her lover, Lewen
Escape from Wolfhaven Castle by Kate Forsyth( Book )

3 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 217 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tell your lord to beware, the wolves smell danger in the wind. Wolfhaven Castle has been attacked, and only four escape capture ... Tom, trained to scrub pots, not fight; Elanor, the Lord's daughter; Sebastian, a knight in training and Quinn, the witch's apprentice. Somehow, if they are to save their people, these unlikely heroes must find four magical beasts from legend. But first, they have to make it out of the castle alive ... Best-selling, award-winning storyteller, Kate Forsyth, weaves battles, beasts and bravery in this epic new five-book series
The cursed towers by Kate Forsyth( Book )

5 editions published between 1999 and 2002 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The new Righ of Eileanan, Lachlan the Winged, overturns his dead brother's decrees against witchcraft, but sixteen years of hatred have cast its shadow on the land and bring about a civil war that threatens to destroy all Lachlan has fought to save
The forbidden land by Kate Forsyth( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2015 in English and German and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Once a thief. . After her adventures with the League of the Healing Hand, Finn the Cat finds life at the Castle Rurach boring. Snowbound for the winter and faced with the prospect of being molded into "Lady Fionnghal" by her mother, she pines to be on the battlefront with her father against the sea demons. . . But Finn's talents are needed elsewhere. Summoned by the Righ, Lachlan the Winged, she must embark on a perilous journey into the Forbidden Land. Imprisoned in the Black Tower is a rebellious prophet whose beliefs have made him an enemy among his own people. Now Finn must help rescue the one whose words can free a land enshrouded in darkness
The drowned kingdom by Kate Forsyth( Book )

4 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Quinn, Sebastian, Elanor and Tom have found a dragon and conquered the dreaded Beast of Blackmoor Bog. Only one item remains on their impossible quest - the scale of a sea-serpent. Now they must journey to the drowned kingdom, where they will face their deadliest challenge yet. And there they will uncover the truth behind all that has happened ...the truth that will change everything
The witches of Eileanan by Kate Forsyth( Book )

2 editions published between 1997 and 1998 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the Celtic land of Eileanan, witches and magic have been outlawed, and those caught for practicing witchcraft are put to death! It is a land ruled by an evil Queen, where sea-dwelling Fairgean stir, and children vanish in the night. But in a valley deep in the mountains, young Isabeau grows to womanhood under the guidance of an elderly witch, and must set out on a quest, carrying the last hopes of the persecuted witches
Dragonclaw by Kate Forsyth( Book )

12 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and German and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Isabeau is an orphan and raised by Meghan, the old wood witch - Her destiny is to carry out a quest to preserve the last hopes of the persecuted witches - The first book in the Witches of Eileanan trilogynan trilogyleanan trilogy__
The tower of ravens by Kate Forsyth( Book )

10 editions published between 2002 and 2015 in English and German and held by 165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Condemned by her people for lacking the horns prized by her people, Rhiannon's only chance for escape is to capture one of the land's legendary flying horses and ride it to freedom, as she finds refuge in the home of Lewen, a young apprentice witch, and joins forces with him to save all Eileanan from the dark forces that threaten the land
The fathomless caves by Kate Forsyth( Book )

4 editions published between 2002 and 2011 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The final war is waged, land against sea. . In Eileanan, victory had finally been won, and those of faery kind -- from the mighty dragons to the mysterious nyx -- have sworn their friendship and aid. Only the sea-dwelling Fairgean have refused to sign the Pact of Peace. Driven by ancient hatreds, they have devoted themselves to destroying all who dwell upon the land. Troubled by the darkness that may lie ahead, Lachlan agrees to release his beloved Iseult from the sacred oath that binds them together. It will be for Iseult to decide wheather she will remain in the mountains to resume life wither her own kin, or return to the man who let her go. To help bring peace to Eileanan, Iseult's flamed-haired twin, Isabeau, must also face her most difficult challenge yet. But before she can prove herself worthy of both the scar of the Soul-Sage and the ring of the sorceress, she must first find a way to heal her own wounded spirit
The wild girl by Kate Forsyth( Recording )

7 editions published between 2014 and 2016 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Growing up in the small German kingdom of Hessen-Cassel in the early nineteenth century, Dortchen Wild is irresistibly drawn to the boy next door, the young and handsome fairy-tale scholar Wilhelm Grimm. It is a time of war, tyranny, and terror. Napoleon Bonaparte wants to conquer all Europe, and Hessen-Cassel is one of the first kingdoms to fall. Forced to live under oppressive French rule, the Grimm brothers decide to save old tales that had once been told by the firesides of houses grand and small all over the land. Dortchen knows many beautiful old stories--"Hansel and Gretel," "The Frog King," "Six Swans," and others. As she tells them to Wilhelm, their love blossoms. But the Grimm family is desperately poor, and Dortchen's father has other plans for his daughter. Marriage is an impossible dream. Dortchen can only hope that happy endings are not just the stuff of fairy tales
The beast's garden by Kate Forsyth( Book )

12 editions published between 2015 and 2016 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's August 1939 in Germany, and Ava's world is in turmoil. To save her father, she must marry a young Nazi officer, Leo von Löwenstein, who works for Hitler's spy chief in Berlin. However, she hates and fears the brutal Nazi regime, and finds herself compelled to stand against it. Ava joins an underground resistance movement that seeks to help victims survive the horrors of the German war machine. But she must live a double life, hiding her true feelings from her husband, even as she falls in love with him. Gradually she comes to realise that Leo is part of a dangerous conspiracy to assassinate Hitler. As Berlin is bombed into ruins, the Gestapo ruthlessly hunt down all resistance and Ava finds herself living hand-to-mouth in the rubble of the shell-shocked city. Both her life and Leo's hang in the balance
The skull of the world by Kate Forsyth( Book )

5 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the land of Eileanan, Isault and Lachlan join forces to uncover the identity of a spy who has compromised their tactical secrets, while Isabeau the witch struggles to find her true purpose in life and reach the Skull of the World in order to listen to the silent words of the White Gods
The puzzle ring by Kate Forsyth( Book )

5 editions published between 2009 and 2013 in English and held by 153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hannah Rose Brown is twelve when she discovers that her family is cursed. Desperate to find the truth about her father's disappearance, she and her mother travel across the world to their ancestral home in Scotland. But when Hannah starts investigating the past, she discovers a chain of dark secrets that plunge her into different worlds and unexpected dangers...Hannah must risk her life to find the father she's never met
The starthorn tree by Kate Forsyth( Book )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2014 in English and German and held by 135 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The kingdom of estelliana is troubled. The young starkin count is trapped in a cursed sleep, and not even the light from the Astonomer's Tower, built from precious glass by the bound hearthkin, can rouse him. Ages 10+ years
The heart of stars by Kate Forsyth( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2015 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When Princess Olwynne and her twin brother are kidnapped by an evil necromancer, half-human Rhiannon is forced to risk her winged mare, her freedom, and her own life to save the one woman she hates above all others
The Silver Horse by Kate Forsyth( Book )

8 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 126 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

13th-14th August, 1658: Emilia and her cousin Luka have the old gold coin, the gypsy crown, but are travelling with their menagerie of animals in search of the Hearne tribe hoping that this family, to whom they will soon be related, will surely help release their kin from gaol. Luka and Emilia find the Hearnes horseracing on the Downs above Epsom. But Emilia must compete to win their support. Will she have to give up her beloved mare in exchange for the Hearne family's charm - a small silver horse? And can they escape Coldham again?
 
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The gypsy crown
Alternative Names
Frosaita, Keita 1966-

Humphrey, Kate 1966-

Kate Forsyth Australian writer

Kate Forsyth australische Schriftstellerin und Dichterin

Kate Forsyth journaliste uit Australië

フォーサイス, ケイト

Languages
English (163)

German (10)

Spanish (3)

Polish (2)

Latvian (2)

Russian (1)

Covers
The pool of two moonsThe shining cityThe cursed towersThe forbidden landThe witches of EileananDragonclawThe tower of ravensThe fathomless caves