At Amberleaf Fair

At Amberleaf Fair

Phyllis Ann Karr

Mythology / Arthurian / Fantasy

They come to Amberleaf Fair—toymakers, storytellers, conjurers, and adventurers. They bring song and dance, gifts of love, and tales of far places. But in the midst of celebration, the high wizard Talmar is stricken with what appears to be the Choking Glory, his brother Torin the toymaker has been rejected by his lady love, and a fabulous necklace from across the sea has been stolen—and Torin is the chief suspect! This year Amberleaf Fair promises to be more than a place of marvels, a crossroads for magic, mysteries, and fabulous wealth. This year the fair promises to be much more interesting...and dangerous!
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Frostflower and Thorn

Frostflower and Thorn

Phyllis Ann Karr

Mythology / Arthurian / Fantasy

The sorceress Frostflower could bring a babe from seed to term in the course of a winter's afternoon. The swordswoman Thorn could strew a field with corpses in a moment's battle rage. Outcasts, both of them. Hunted by the farmer-priests who ruled the wasteland that once had been a world. Then Thorn in her folly got pregnant. Flower, in her folly, wanted the child. And together, foolishly, they set out to survive...
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The Idylls of the Queen

The Idylls of the Queen

Phyllis Ann Karr

Mythology / Arthurian / Fantasy

The arrangements for the dinner party were overseen by Queen Quenevere herself. She selected the apples with her own hands. And before the evening ended, a young knight lay dead...and Arthur's beloved, unfaithful queen stood branded as a murderess and condemned to death!Phyllis Ann Karr has taken Celtic legend and given it a fresh new twist in this magical murder-mystery of knights and sorcery, romantic entanglements and courtly intrigues. This is a tale that explores the passions and motivations of the men and women who stride through the pages of Mallory's romance: Sir Kay, the sharp-tongued seneschal; Nimue, the elusive Lady of the Lake; Morgan le Fay, Merlin's complex nemesis; the tormented sons of Lot and Morgawse; and Mordred, Arthur's own bitter, terrified son!
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The Fanciers & Realizers MEGAPACK

The Fanciers & Realizers MEGAPACK

Phyllis Ann Karr

Mythology / Arthurian / Fantasy

The Fanciers & Realizers MEGAPACK® assembles Phyllis Ann Karr's complete series for the first time — 37 stories and novels, totalling more than 1700 pages of great Steampunk/alternate history reading! Included are:CAGEY WARRINGTON THURSDAYSOMETHING SHADY AT SUNVALE CLINICTHE CYCLOPS KILLERTHE REALIZERS/FANCIERS WORLDTHE STANDARD MURDER MYSTERYVARIETY'S NAMEROSEMARY LOZINSKI LESTRADETHE MONDAY AFTER MURDERWHO MOURNS FOR SILVERSTAIRS?THE BLUE THREAD KILLERMURDER WITH AN ARTIST'S RAGLOVE AND DEATH IN THE ASTEROID BELTHOUSE OF THE PENTAGRAMCORWIN AND ANGELATHE SPIDER: AN INCIDENT FROM THE BOYHOOD OF M. CORWIN POEA PREDICAMENT IN THE BELFRYTHE BREAKING POINTMAYDAY ON THE MELONAUTUMN LEAFTHE DREAMSTONETHE DREAMSTONE I: SOULS FOR TRADETHE DREAMSTONE II: LICENSED TO KILLTHE DREAMSTONE III: CURLING SNAKESHELLMOUTH PARKTHE PICKETS OF HELLMOUTHBLOOD GROTTOTHE HELLMOUTH SEVENCLEMENT CZARNYTHE...
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Frostflower and Windbourne (Frostflower & Thorn)

Frostflower and Windbourne (Frostflower & Thorn)

Phyllis Ann Karr

Mythology / Arthurian / Fantasy

The sorceress Frostflower has the power to guide the lightning through the air...and to leave her body to roam the Tanglelands. But her fellow traveller and fellow sorcerer Windbourne, blamed for the murder of a farmer-priest, carries a monstrous guilt that saps his powers and threatens their lives. Led by the valiant warrior Thorn, Frostflower and Windbourne begin the dangerous journey to Five Roads Crossing, where the mourning High Priestess lies in wait...
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All But a Pleasure

All But a Pleasure

Phyllis Ann Karr

Mythology / Arthurian / Fantasy

The four members of Dante's Delight Purgatorio do not consider what they do to be in any sense sado­masochistic. Of course, society at large takes a different view. And society at large includes Julie Whitcomb's new­met lover, Police Detective Dave Clayton, for whom she hopes to retire from purgatorial activity. Society at large also includes Angela Garvey, childhood sweetheart of the lad Julie hopes to mold into her Dante's Delight replacement, Corwin "Thesaurus Kid" Poe.When murdered bodies start turning up wearing the membership mark of Dante's Delight, it falls to Dave's immediate superior, Detective Sergeant Lestrade, to determine the guilt or innocence of the obvious prime suspects. And Rosemary Lestrade got into police work less to catch the guilty than to clear the innocent.
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Inquisitor Dreams

Inquisitor Dreams

Phyllis Ann Karr

Mythology / Arthurian / Fantasy

Spanish Inquisitor Don Felipe considers himself a loyal servant of Holy Church. Despite his lifelong friendship with the Jewish Gamito, despite the courtly love for their Islamic playfellow's sister that inspired him to celibacy and the priesthood (not necessarily in that order). Despite his own secret sin, despite his own arrest and long imprisonment in midlife by the Inquisition he serves, despite his love for and private marriage with the barren Romany woman Pilar.Why, then, these nightmares that recurrently trouble his sleep, in which his ancestress the heretic Raymonde and purported descendant the Pagan Rosemary guide him through terrible visions of the evil humans do to one another in the name of righteousness?
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