Fran Wilde
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Fran Wilde

Fran Wilde's first novel, the Andre Norton- and Compton Crook-Award winning and Nebula Nominated UPDRAFT (Tor/Macmillan 2015) received multiple starred reviews and was named one of iO9's Very Best Science Fiction and Fantasy titles for 2015.

CLOUDBOUND, book two in the Bone Universe series, is a Locus Recommended book, a Kirkus September don't-miss, an iO9.com Fall Must-Read and an Amazon September fall pick.

HORIZON, the third and final book in the Bone Universe, was a Best Sci-Fi & Fantasy Books of September 2017 - Unbound Worlds, a Kirkus Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Books to Read in September, and a Verge Science Fiction and Fantasy Books to Read this September.

RIVERLAND (Abrams/Amulet 2019) is her debut Middle Grade novel.

Fran's Hugo- Nebula- and Locus-finalist novelette "The Jewel and Her Lapidary" was published by Tor.com in May 2016 and has been nominated for a 2016 Nebula award for Best Novelette, a Locus Award for Best Novelette Recommended, a Hugo Award for Best Novelette, and an LA Public Library Best Book.

Fran's short stories have been finalists for Hugo, Nebula, World Fantasy awards and have appeared in publications including Asimov's, Beneath Ceaseless Skies, Nature, Tor.com, and the 2017 Best Dark Fantasy and Horror. Her interview series Cooking the Books - about the intersection between food and fiction - has appeared at Strange Horizons, Tor.com, iTunes, and on her website (franwilde.net).

Fran is a fan of the Oxford Comma, can tie sailing knots, set gemstones, and program digital minions. She is represented by Barry Goldblatt of BG Literary.

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    • Updraft

    • Bone Universe, Book 1
    • By: Fran Wilde
    • Narrated by: Khristine Hvam
    • Length: 12 hrs and 6 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 612
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 561
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 562

    Kirit Densira cannot wait to pass her wingtest and begin flying as a trader by her mother's side, being in service to her beloved home tower and exploring the skies beyond....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Wait for it

    • By G. Parish on 06-06-16

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Cloudbound

    • Bone Universe, Book 2
    • By: Fran Wilde
    • Narrated by: Raviv Ullman
    • Length: 13 hrs and 2 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 88
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 82
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 82

    When Kirit Densira left her home tower for the skies, she gave up many things: her beloved family, her known way of life, her dreams of flying as a trader for her tower, her dreams....

    • 1 out of 5 stars
    • very disappointed

    • By D. Dial on 10-15-17

    Regular price: $24.95

    • Horizon

    • Bone Universe, Book 3
    • By: Fran Wilde
    • Narrated by: Khristine Hvam, Raviv Ullman
    • Length: 14 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 30
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 25
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 26

    A winged society faces the threat of ultimate extinction in the thrilling finale to Fran Wilde's Bone Universe fantasy series....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • This Series is Horrible!!

    • By Tina on 02-06-18

    Regular price: $24.95

    • The Witch Who Came in from the Cold: The Complete Season 2

    • By: Lindsay Smith, Max Gladstone, Cassandra Rose Clarke, and others
    • Narrated by: Christine Lakin, John Glouchevitch
    • Length: 18 hrs and 39 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Welcome to Prague, 1970: the epicenter in a struggle of spies and sorcerers. A CIA and KGB agent will find their loyalties to country tested when they realize they must work together to prevent the destruction of the world at the hands of the Flame....

    Regular price: $17.49

    • The Jewel and Her Lapidary

    • By: Fran Wilde
    • Narrated by: Mahvesh Murad
    • Length: 1 hr and 48 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3 out of 5 stars 23
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 22

    The kingdom in the Valley has long sheltered under the protection of its Jewels and Lapidaries, the people bound to singing gemstones with the power to reshape hills, move rivers, and warp minds....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Serious technical issues with the audio

    • By L. Cullen on 01-18-19

    Regular price: $7.55

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