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Wells, Martha

Overview
Works: 52 works in 193 publications in 4 languages and 6,564 library holdings
Genres: Fiction  Fantasy fiction  Star Wars fiction  Science fiction  Juvenile works  Fantasy fiction, American  Steampunk fiction  Young adult works 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PS3573.E4932, 813.54
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Most widely held works by Martha Wells
Wheel of the infinite by Martha Wells ( Book )
10 editions published between 2000 and 2001 in English and held by 643 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Every year in the great Temple City of Duvalpore, the image of the Wheel of the Infinite must be painstakingly remade to ensure another year of peace and harmony for the Celestial Empire. Every hundred years the sacred rite takes on added significance. For it is then that the very mystic energies of the Infinite, the Wheel and world are alone."--Jacket
City of bones by Martha Wells ( Book )
7 editions published between 1995 and 2007 in English and held by 610 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
On a desert-like planet two men hunt for relics they sell to a ruling race which needs them for its power. One day the hunters discover for themselves what that power is. By the author of The Element of Fire
The death of the necromancer by Martha Wells ( Book )
6 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 606 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A tale of sorcery in 19th century France featuring Nicholas Valiarde, an art dealer by day and a thief by night. He plots revenge against an evil count who practices necromancy and who caused the execution of an innocent man
The cloud roads by Martha Wells ( Book )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 591 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Moon has spent his life hiding what he is--a shape-shifter able to transform himself into a winged creature of flight. An orphan with only vague memories of his own kind, Moon tries to fit in among the tribes of his river valley, with mixed success. Just as Moon's true nature is once again discovered and he is cast out by his adopted tribe, he encounters a shape-shifter like himself ... someone who seems to know exactly what Moon is, who promises that Moon will be welcomed into his community. What this stranger doesn't tell Moon is that his presence will tip the balance of power ... that his extraordinary lineage is crucial to the colony's survival ... and that his people face extinction at the hands of the dreaded Fell. Moon must overcome a lifetime of conditioning in order to save himself ... and his newfound kin."--Page 4 of cover
The wizard hunters by Martha Wells ( Book )
8 editions published between 2003 and 2006 in English and French and held by 586 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A young woman finds that one of her childhood toys holds the power to defeat the Gardier, the mysterious force attacking her homeland, but her attempts to use it send her to a strange realm she has never seen--where a secret Gardier force is bastioned
The ships of air by Martha Wells ( Book )
9 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 579 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Young warrior Tremaine Valiarde and his companions journey across a magical sea and explore the growing powers of a sorcerer's magical sphere in the hopes of defeating the mysterious Gardier army
Razor's edge by Martha Wells ( Book )
13 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 552 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Princess Leia Organa and Han Solo lead an Alliance delegation to negotiate a deal for much-needed materials for the Rebel Alliance when they fall into the hands of fierce marauders from Leia's homeworld of Alderaan, recently destroyed by the Death Star. Struggling with intense feelings of guilt, loyalty, and betrayal, Leia is determined to help her wayward kinspeople, even as Imperial forces are closing in on her own crippled ship
The gate of gods by Martha Wells ( Book )
10 editions published between 2005 and 2014 in English and held by 517 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Unlikely heroine Tremaine Valiarde and her adventurous band of companions struggle to harness a wild magical power in order to save the country of Ile-Rien from an army of sorcerers
The serpent sea by Martha Wells ( Book )
4 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 287 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Moon, once a solitary wanderer, has become consort to Jade, sister queen of the Indigo Cloud court. Together, they travel with their people on a pair of flying ships in hopes of finding a new home for their colony. Moon finally feels like he's found a tribe where he belongs. But when the travelers reach the ancestral home of Indigo Cloud, shrouded within the trunk of a mountain-sized tree, they discover a blight infecting its core. Nearby they find the remains of the invaders who may be responsible, as well as evidence of a devastating theft. This discovery sends Moon and the hunters of Indigo
The element of fire by Martha Wells ( Book )
14 editions published between 1993 and 2007 in 4 languages and held by 275 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The kingdom of Ile-Rien is in peril, menaced by magical threats and court intrigue. As the weak King Roland, misled by treacherous companions, rules the country, only his ruthless mother, the Dowager Queen Ravenna, truly guards the safety of the realm. But now Urbain Grandier, the dark master of scientific sorcery, has arrived to plot against the throne and Kade, bastard sister of the king, has appeared unexpectedly at court. The illegitimate daughter of the old king and the Queen of Air and Darkness herself, Kade's true goals are cloaked in mystery. Is she in league with the wizard Grandier? Or is she laying claim to the throne? It falls to Thomas Boniface, Captain of the Queen's Guard and Ravenna's former lover, to sort out who is friend, who is foe in a deadly game to keep the Dowager Queen and the kingdom she loves from harm
Emilie & the hollow world by Martha Wells ( Book )
5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While trying to reach her cousin in the big city, Emilie stows away on a ship bound for the interior of the planet, where she befriends Lady Marlende, who is searching for her missing father, and makes challenging decisions to return them to the surface alive
The siren depths by Martha Wells ( Book )
6 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 190 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"All his life, Moon roamed the Three Worlds, a solitary wanderer forced to hide his true nature -- until he was reunited with his own kind, the Raksura, and found a new life as consort to Jade, sister queen of the Indigo Cloud court. But now a rival court has laid claim to him, and Jade may or may not be willing to fight for him. Beset by doubts, Moon must travel in the company of strangers to a distant realm where he will finally face the forgotten secrets of his past, even as an old enemy returns with a vengeance. The Fell, a vicious race of shape-shifting predators, menaces groundlings and Raksura alike. Determined to crossbreed with the Raksura for arcane purposes, they are driven by an ancient voice that cries out from ... The siren depths"--Back cover
Razor's edge empire and rebellion by Martha Wells ( Recording )
5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Princess Leia Organa and Han Solo lead an Alliance delegation to negotiate a deal for much-needed materials for the Rebl Alliance when they fall into the hands of fierce maruaders from Leia's homeworld of Alderaan, recently destroyed by the Death Star. Struggling with intense feelings of guilt, loyalty, and betrayal, Leia is determined to help her wayward kinspeople, even as Imperial forces are closing in on her own crippled ship
Stories of the Raksura by Martha Wells ( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In "The Falling World," Jade, sister queen of the Indigo Cloud Court, has traveled with Chime and Balm to another Raksuran court. When she fails to return, her consort, Moon, along with Stone and a party of warriors and hunters, must track them down. Finding them turns out to be the easy part; freeing them from an ancient trap hidden in the depths of the Reaches is much more difficult. "The Tale of Indigo and Cloud" explores the history of the Indigo Cloud Court, long before Moon was born. In the distant past, Indigo stole Cloud from Emerald Twilight. But in doing so, the reigning Queen Cerise
The wizard hunters by Martha Wells ( Book )
8 editions published between 2004 and 2014 in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
With the country of Ile-Rien is under attack by the army Gardier, a mystical sphere created by Ile-Rien's greatest sorcerer creates a magical spell that accidentally sends Tremaine Valiarde and others to another world filled with chaos, evil, and a hidden Gardier station, where Tremaine must unearth the secrets of the sphere to save Ile-Rien
Emilie & the sky world by Martha Wells ( Book )
4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 84 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
When Emilie and Daniel arrive in Silk Harbor, Professor Abindon, an old colleague of the Marlendes, warns them that she's observed something strange and potentially deadly in the sky, a disruption in an upper air aether current. But as the Marlendes investigate further, they realize it's a ship from another aetheric plane. It may be just a friendly explorer, or something far more sinister, but they will have to take an airship into the dangerous air currents to find out. Emilie joins the expedition and finds herself deep in personal entanglements, with an angry uncle, an interfering brother, and an estranged mother to worry about, not to mention a lost family of explorers, the strange landscapes of the upper air, and the deadly menace that inhabits the sky world
Reliquary by Martha Wells ( Book )
3 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 55 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Entanglement by Martha Wells ( Book )
2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"When Dr. Rodney McKay unlocks an Ancient mystery on a distant moon, he discovers a terrifying threat to the Pegasus galaxy. Determined to disable the device before it's discovered by the Wraith, Colonel John Sheppard and his team navigate the treacherous ruins of an Ancient outpost. But attempts to destroy the technology are complicated by the arrival of a stranger--a stranger who can't be trusted, a stranger who needs the Ancient device to return home. Cut off from backup, under attack from the Wraith, and with the future of the universe hanging in the balance, Sheppard's team must put aside their doubts and step into the unknown"--Cover, p. [4]
The Lone star stories reader ( Book )
1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"An immersive collection of fifteen fantastic and unexpected stories by new and established writing talent awaits you in this anthology of fiction selected from the first twenty-five issues of Lone star stories webzine. Come walk through the outskirts of genre and exprerience the strange and wondrous tales of The Lone star stories reader"--P. [4] of cover
The ships of air by Martha Wells ( )
5 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Despite a valiant struggle against superior forces, the country of Ile-Rien has fallen to the onslaught of the relentless Gardier, a faceless army of sorcerers determined to conquer all civilization. To save the remnants of her country, former playwright Tremaine Valiarde undertakes an epic journey to stop the Gardier. Rescuing the proud ship Queen Ravenna from destruction, Tremaine and a resolute band of sorcerers and warriors set sail across magical seas on a voyage of danger and discovery. For the secret to defeating the enemy-and to rescuing the world from the Gardier's inimitable hatred-lies far beyond the walls of the world, and only the tenuous ties of friendship and honor will keep the band together. But the Gardier are not the only evil in this tumultuous world, and an ancient terror stalks the ornate rooms and shadowy decks of the Queen Ravenna-a force so malevolent and enigmatic that even the growing power of the sorcerer's sphere may not be enough to save Ile-Rien from utter ruin
 
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Languages
English (117)
French (6)
Spanish (2)
Polish (1)
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