Richelle Mead

New York Times & USA Today Bestselling Fantasy Author

Richelle's Books

Georgina Kincaid Series

As if love wasn't hard enough! Imagine not being able to touch your boyfriend without sucking away his soul. Welcome to the world of Georgina Kincaid, a reluctant succubus who always seems to find herself in the middle of supernatural intrigue...

This adult urban fantasy series marked Richelle's debut as a published writer. NYT Bestselling author Jim Butcher had this to say about Succubus Blues: ""...an engaging read, with an unusually tangible, believable, living story world, featuring a protagonist of unexpected depth and sympathy."

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Dark Swan Series

Eugenie Markham didn't want any of this. Until now, she's been content with her job as a freelance shaman, battling and banishing Otherworldly creatures. When a prophecy makes her the Otherworld's most popular bachelorette, Eugenie finds herself fighting off supernatural suitors, as well as the evils that begin emerging from her past...

This is Richelle's second series for adults. Patricia Briggs, author of the Mercy Thompson series, described it as: "Great characters, dark worlds, and just the right touch of humor. A great read."

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Vampire Academy Series (Young Adult)

Two races of vampires walk our world. The Moroi are alive and wield elemental magical, while the Strigoi are undead and evil--feeding on the innocent to survive. Rose Hathaway--a half-vampire with poor impulse control--is training to be a bodyguard for a Moroi princess. Learning to decapitate and stake is hard enough, but Rose's real danger may lie in an illicit romance with one of her instructors...

The VA series has received honors from the American Library Association and been #1 on the New York Times and USA Today Bestseller lists.

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Bloodlines Series (Young Adult)

Rose's story might have wrapped up in the Vampire Academy series, but there's still lots more to tell about the other characters from that world. This spin-off series centers around Sydney the Alchemist, a human teen who's part of a group to keep the existence of vampires secret from the world. Sydney's spent her entire life being taught that vampires and dhampirs are evil and unnatural, but all that's about to change when she's forced into hiding with Jill, Adrian, and Eddie...

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Age of X Series

A brilliant but bitter exile, plagued with an addictive personality and a troubled past.  A beautiful super soldier whose true nature holds more danger than anyone realizes.  In a futuristic country that's turned its back on religion, these two unlikely partners find that a series of ritualistic murders are just the beginning of supernatural forces slowly attempting to reclaim the world...

Age of X is Richelle's newest adult series, mixing paranormal and near-future genres.

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Anthologies

In addition to her novels, Richelle also occasionally contributes short stories and novellas to anthologies with other authors.  Anthologies like Foretold and Kisses from Hell features stories from the Vampire Academy world.  Eternal Lover has a Georgina story, and the other anthologies have stories set in completely different worlds from the other series!

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