Esther M. Friesner

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  • Sphinx's Queen (Sphinx's Princess #2)

    Esther M. Friesner

    ·  2011

    Ancient Egypt springs to life in this enthralling sequel to Sphinx’s Princess . As she did in Nobody’s Princess and Nobody’s Prize , author Esther Friesner offers readers a fresh look at an iconic figure, blending historical fiction and mythology in a heady concoction. Hunted . . . Overnight, every aspect of Nefertiti’s life has changed. She is no longer living at the royal palace as the intended bride of the crown prince... more

  • Best New Romantic Fantasy 2

    Paula Guran, Esther M. Friesner, Claudia O'Keefe, Sandra McDonald, Richard Parks, Sarah Monette, M. Rickert, Vera Nazarian, David Sakmyster, Sonya Taaffe, Amanda Downum, Eugie Foster, Angela Boord, Haddayr Copley-Woods, Sarah Prineas, Delia Sherman

    ·  2007

    An annual anthology of outstanding stories of love and wonder are compiled and honored as the best of the year. Enchanting and enchanted lovers, magical romance, dark desires, otherworldly sensations, ethereal encounters, paranormal thrills, sensual spells, supernatural suspense, sizzling speculations... Highly imaginative short fiction and novellas from the best fantasy romance writers... more

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  • Wishing Season (Extended)

    Esther M. Friesner

    ·  1993

    Khalid is close to graduation from magic school when his teacher lets him try out a magic lamp. Unfortunately, Khalid forgets to tell his first human master the most important rule--humans are entitled to only three wishes. So when his human wishes for an infinite number of wishes, Khalid is trapped in his lamp forever.

  • Sphinx's Princess (Sphinx's Princess #1)

    Esther M. Friesner

    ·  2010

    "Nefertiti was far more than just a pretty face." Nefertiti may be the dutiful daughter of a commoner, but her inquisitive mind often gets her into situations that are far from ordinary, like receiving secret lessons from a scribe. And she's the kind of girl who acts first, and apologizes later whenever she witnesses injustice or cruelty. But she is also extraordinarily beautiful... more

  • Threads and Flames

    Esther M. Friesner

    ·  2010

    It's 1910, and thirteen-year-old Raisa has just traveled alone from a small Polish shtetl all the way to New York City. It's overwhelming, awe-inspiring, and even dangerous, especially when she discovers that her sister has disappeared and she must now fend for herself. She finds work in the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory sewing bodices on the popular shirtwaists. Raisa makes friends and even-dare she admit it?- falls in love. But then 1911 dawns, and one March day a spark ignites in the factory... more

  • Nobody's Prize (Nobody's Princess #2)

    Esther M. Friesner

    ·  2008

    In this rousing sequel to Nobody’s Princess, young Helen of Sparta is not about to be left behind when her older brothers head off to join the quest for the Golden Fleece. Accompanied by her friend Milo, and disguised as a boy herself, Helen sets out to join the crew of heroes aboard the massive ship known as The Argo. Helen quickly faces all sorts of danger. There are battles to be fought, as well as an encounter with a terrifying murderous princess... more

  • Enchantment Place

    Denise Little, Mary Jo Putney, Melanie Fletcher, Chirstina F. York, Deb Stover, Elizabeth A. Vaughan, Laura Hayden, Diane Duane, Peter Morwood, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Esther M. Friesner, Sarah A. Hoyt, Susan Sizemore, Jody Lynn Nye, Diane A.S. Stuckart, Pamela Luzier, Laura Resnick, Phaedra M. Weldon

    ·  2008

    Seventeen original stories about a mall where anything you can imagine is for sale?but who will pay the price? The stores in Enchantment Place live up to the title, catering to a rather unique clientele ranging from vampires and werecreatures to wizards and witches, elves and unicorns?in short, anyone with shopping needs not likely to be met in the chain stores... more

  • Witch High

    Denise Little, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Bill McCay, Pauline J. Alama, Karen Fox, Sarah A. Hoyt, Diane Duane, Laura Resnick, Phaedra M. Weldon, Pamela Luzier, Christina F. York, Jody Lynn Nye, Sarah Zettel, Debra Dixon, Esther M. Friesner

    ·  2008

    High school is different for everyone. For some, it’s a time to shine, and for others, a time to survive. Then there are the students who attend those special schools for the gifted. But what if there was a school that catered to those rarest of students—those who can do magic? These fourteen tales explore the challenges that students of the magical arts may face in a high school of their very own. If you think chemistry is tough, try alchemy... more