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Modesitt, L. E. Jr 1943-

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Works: 213 works in 839 publications in 1 language and 52,270 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Musical fiction  Fantasy fiction, American  Science fiction 
Classifications: PS3563.O264, 813.54
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Most widely held works by L. E Modesitt
Legacies by L. E Modesitt( Book )
15 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 1,249 libraries worldwide
The author of the Recluce Saga and the Spellsong Cycle now launches the Corean Chronicles and a whole new fantasy world. Corus is a world of humans, but also strange animals and supernatural creatures. When young herder Alucius is captured and enslaved, he gradually realizes that he and his Talent have a central role to play
Darknesses by L. E Modesitt( Book )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,159 libraries worldwide
The magically gifted Alucius, the Militia's youngest captain, faces a would-be conqueror whose formidable military and magical campaigns are being assisted by a host of legendary creatures
Scepters by L. E Modesitt( Book )
6 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,113 libraries worldwide
Alucius's return to the side of his expectant wife is interrupted by mysterious enemies who force him to return to active duty, during which he must stop a religious rebellion and prevent the enslavement of the world of Corus
The soprano sorceress by L. E Modesitt( Book )
17 editions published between 1997 and 2014 in English and held by 1,110 libraries worldwide
A feminist fantasy starring Anna Marshal, a bored singer in Iowa. Wishing for a more liberated life, she is whisked into a parallel universe where music is magic, and helps to defeat an invader with her music. But as she subsequently finds out, even in fantasy land there is gender politics
Soarer's choice by L. E Modesitt( Book )
14 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and held by 1,092 libraries worldwide
Modesitt concludes the trilogy of the intertwined stories of Dainyl, the Alector, and Mykel, the native soldier. Two planets have been prepared for the vampiric civilization of the Alectors, and the time is at hand for the great move, but the mysterious Ancients, the Soarers, may hold a powerful and destructive trump card
The magic of Recluce by L. E Modesitt( Book )
20 editions published between 1991 and 2011 in English and held by 1,066 libraries worldwide
Lerris, a bored magician's apprentice, embarks on a quest for knowledge--called the dangergeld--during which he encounters the magic of the Chaos wizards and battles the Archenemy of Order. Entwining issues of magic with maturation, this is a coming-of-age tale which develops into a battle between good and evil, and the path between
Imager's intrigue by L. E Modesitt( Book )
5 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 1,053 libraries worldwide
Rhennthyl and Seliora are married and have a small daughter, and Rhennthyl has proven to be an effective patrol captain as well as a strong imager. But problems are increasing: a new addictive drug is destroying more people faster, including a member of Rhenn's family, mysterious explosions rock the city of L'Excelsis, and the country's most powerful enemy is expected to go to war any day
Natural Ordermage by L. E Modesitt( Book )
9 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,053 libraries worldwide
When Rahl, an apprentice scrivener on Recluse, begins using order magic for his own benefit, his abilities attract the attention of the Council magisters, and he is banished to Hamor, where his magical training continues under perilous circumstances
Imager : the first book of the imager portfolio by L. E Modesitt( Book )
7 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 1,052 libraries worldwide
Apprentice portraitist Rhennthyl begins training as a covert operative after he discovers that he has the magical ability called Imaging. When his martial training kicks into high gear though, an unknown assassin tries to kill him
The Elysium Commission by L. E Modesitt( Book )
6 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 1,047 libraries worldwide
A talented problem-solver-for-hire, Blaine Donne is called in to investigate a series of mysteries linked to an enigmatic woman of unlimited resources, with no ties to the past or present, and discovers a utopian world in an alternate universe
Cadmian's choice by L. E Modesitt( Book )
10 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 1,045 libraries worldwide
The world of Corus is threatened by its global leaders' plans to redesign the planet in anticipation of a superior race's arrival, an effort that would reduce the psychic Pteridons to the status of a lesser race and render humans as little more than cattle
Shadowsinger : a spellsong cycle novel by L. E Modesitt( Book )
15 editions published between 1998 and 2008 in English and held by 1,043 libraries worldwide
Secca, the new Sorceress Protector of Defalk, is tested in her battle against the invading forces of the Maitre of Sturinn
Alector's choice by L. E Modesitt( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,034 libraries worldwide
When the planet Corus approaches the time in which its artificially cultivated climate is ready to support a superior race from a distant planet, the local people and their overseers are unaware of the threat to their own existence
The eternity artifact by L. E Modesitt( Book )
7 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,028 libraries worldwide
In a period five thousand years into the future in which the human race maintains an uneasy peace throughout thousands of planets, scientists discover a first sign of intelligent alien life when they locate a mobile planet
Wellspring of chaos by L. E Modesitt( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 1,025 libraries worldwide
Khari is the best cooper in Brysta, one of the major cities in Nordia, and his life as been as ordered and dependable as his barrels. His trouble begins when he saves a neighbor's daughter from the violent advances of two upper-class men. Then he rescues an actual rape victim he finds unconscious in an alley, a blackstaffer, a young expatriate mage, from Recluce, and that makes his wife very uneasy. The culprit in both cases turns out to have been Egen, the cruel and corrupt son of the local ruler. When the blackstaffer is mysteriously murdered in Khari's cooperage, Khari is jailed, tried, and flogged and in a shocking turnaround released, and his consort executed for the murder, which she did not commit
Ordermaster by L. E Modesitt( Book )
8 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 1,005 libraries worldwide
Kharl is recalled to the capital to assist the lord-chancellor Hagen in dealing with rebellious nobles and protect his homeland from Hamorian expansion, conflicts during which Kharl is forced to use extreme magical measures
The lord-protector's daughter by L. E Modesitt( Book )
10 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 999 libraries worldwide
Discovering that large sums of money have been diverted from her father's treasury, the eldest daughter of Lanachrona's overseer is directed to discover her Talent in order to save her world, a mission that is complicated by an attempt to marry her off to a lord in a neighboring land. Set in Tempre, the capital city of Lanachrona on Corus, the world of Modesitt's Corean Chronicles
Imager's challenge : the second book of the Imager portfolio by L. E Modesitt( Book )
8 editions published between 2009 and 2010 in English and held by 997 libraries worldwide
Rhenn prepares for his liaison duties only to encounter hostility from his new commander and a threat from a vengeful High Holder, a situation for which he becomes a lone defender against gang lords, naval marines, and terrorist priests
Mage-Guard of Hamor by L. E Modesitt( Book )
7 editions published between 2008 and 2009 in English and held by 995 libraries worldwide
Rahl was a young apprentice on the island of Recluce sent to the mages training school for testing, then banished to Hamor. His education now continues under dangerous circumstances. In Hamor, his powers have increased, but so has the amount of trouble he attracts
Darksong rising by L. E Modesitt( Book )
12 editions published between 1999 and 2001 in English and Undetermined and held by 994 libraries worldwide
Anna Marshall, the sorceress ruler of the kingdom of Defalk, must face a series of political enemies
 
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Modesitt, L. E.
Modesitt, L. E., jun.
Modesitt, Leland Exton.
Modesitt Leland Exton 1943-....
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