Elemental Masters Series by Mercedes Lackey

3.78 · 286 ratings
  • The Fire Rose (Elemental Masters #0)
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    The Fire Rose (Elemental Masters #0)

    Mercedes Lackey

    Rated: 3.76 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 2 of 5
    · 32 ratings · published 2014

    Beauty Meets Beast in San FranciscoAccepting employment as a governess after hard times hit her family, medieval scholar Rosalind Hawkins is surprised when she learns that her mysterious employer has no children, no wife, and she is not to meet with him face to face. Instead, her duties are to read to him, through a speaking tube, from ancient manuscripts in obscure, nearly-forgotten dialects... more

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  • The Serpent's Shadow (Elemental Masters #1)
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    The Serpent's Shadow (Elemental Masters #1)

    Mercedes Lackey

    Rated: 3.75 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 3 of 5
    · 30 ratings · published 2002

    Mercedes Lackey returns to form in The Serpent's Shadow, the fourth in her sequence of reimagined fairy tales. This story takes place in the London of 1909, and is based on "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs." Lackey creates echoes of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, pays affectionate homage to Dorothy Sayers's Lord Peter Wimsey (who plays an important role under a thin disguise), and turns the dwarves into seven animal avatars who masquerade as pets of her Eurasian heroine, Maya... more

  • The Gates of Sleep (Elemental Masters #2)
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    The Gates of Sleep (Elemental Masters #2)

    Mercedes Lackey

    Rated: 3.73 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 2 of 5
    · 24 ratings · published 2003

    For seventeen years, Marina Roeswood had lived in an old, rambling farmhouse in rural Cornwall in the care of close friends of her wealthy, aristocratic parents. As the ward of bohemian artists in Victorian England, she had grown to be a free thinker in an environment of fertile creativity and cultural sophistication. But the real core of her education was far outside societal norms... more

  • Phoenix and Ashes (Elemental Masters #3)
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    Phoenix and Ashes (Elemental Masters #3)

    Mercedes Lackey

    Rated: 3.87 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 2 of 5
    · 25 ratings · published 2005

    Mercedes Lackey's magical Elemental Masters series recasts familiar fairy tales in a richly-imagined alternate Victorian worldEleanor Robinson’s life had shattered when Father volunteered for the Great War, leaving her alone with a woman he had just married. Then the letter came that told of her father’s death in the trenches and though Eleanor thought things couldn’t get any worse, her life took an even more bizarre turn... more

  • The Wizard of London (Elemental Masters #4)
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    The Wizard of London (Elemental Masters #4)

    Mercedes Lackey

    Rated: 3.54 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 2 of 5
    · 24 ratings · published 2006

    The fourth novel in Mercedes Lackey's magical Elemental Masters series reimagines the fairy tale The Snow Queen in a richly-detailed alternate Victorian EnglandThe letter that introduced twelve-year-old Sarah Jane Lyon-White to Isabelle Harton, who ran the Harton School in central London, seemed quite simple and straightforward... more

  • Reserved for the Cat (Elemental Masters #5)
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    Reserved for the Cat (Elemental Masters #5)

    Mercedes Lackey

    Rated: 3.78 of 5 stars
    · 21 ratings · published 2008

    In 1910, in an alternate London, a penniless young dancer is visited by a cat who communicates with her mind to mind. Though she is certain she must be going mad, she is desperate enough to follow the cat's advice and impersonates a famous Russian ballerina. The cat, it turns out, is actually an Elemental Earth Spirit, and leads her to minor stardom... more

  • Unnatural Issue (Elemental Masters #6)
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    Unnatural Issue (Elemental Masters #6)

    Mercedes Lackey

    Rated: 3.76 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 2 of 5
    · 22 ratings · published 2011

    A brand-new Elemental Masters novel from the national bestselling author Mercedes Lackey. Richard Whitestone is an Elemental Earth Master. Blaming himself for the death of his beloved wife in childbirth, he has sworn never to set eyes on his daughter, Suzanne. But when he finally sees her, a dark plan takes shape in his twisted mind-to use his daughter's body to bring back the spirit of his long-dead wife.

  • Home from the Sea (Elemental Masters #7)
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    Home from the Sea (Elemental Masters #7)

    Mercedes Lackey

    Rated: 3.82 of 5 stars
    · Steam rating: 2 of 5
    · 21 ratings · published 2012

    Mari Prothero turns eighteen, and learns the family fishing luck depends on each generation marrying a sea-dweller, but she demands her choice of suitors and a teacher from the sea ruler. In London, the stuffy official magicians send a pair of friends to seek the new water mage, little knowing the three girls would become best friends.

  • Steadfast (Elemental Masters #8)
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    Steadfast (Elemental Masters #8)

    Mercedes Lackey

    Rated: 3.50 of 5 stars
    · 21 ratings · published 2013

    The new novel in Mercedes Lackey’s bestselling series of an alternative Edwardian Britain, where magic is real—and Elemental Masters are in control.Lionel Hawkins is a magician whose act is only partially sleight of hand. The rest is real magic. He’s an Elemental Magician with the power to persuade the Elementals of Air to help him create amazing illusions... more

  • Blood Red (Elemental Masters #9)
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    Blood Red (Elemental Masters #9)

    Mercedes Lackey

    Rated: 3.82 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings · published 2014

    Rosamund is an Earth Master in the Schwarzwald, the ancient Black Forest of Germany. Since the age of ten, she has lived with her teacher, the Hunt Master and Earth Magician of the Schwarzwald Foresters, a man she calls “Papa.” Her adoptive Papa rescued her after her original Earth Master teacher, an old woman who lived alone in a small cottage in the forest, was brutally murdered by werewolves. Rosa herself barely escaped, and this terrifying incident molded the course of her future... more

  • From a High Tower (Elemental Masters #10)
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    From a High Tower (Elemental Masters #10)

    Mercedes Lackey

    Rated: 4.00 of 5 stars
    · 18 ratings · published 2015

    From a High Tower is the newest adventure in Mercedes Lackey's Elemental Masters series.When a man is caught stealing from a walled garden owned by a strange woman, he bargains away his youngest daughter in return for food for his family. The woman, rumored to be a witch, takes the golden-haired child and locks her away in a high tower... more

  • A Scandal in Battersea (Elemental Masters #12)
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    A Scandal in Battersea (Elemental Masters #12)

    Mercedes Lackey

    Rated: 3.89 of 5 stars
    · 15 ratings · published 2017

    The twelfth novel in Mercedes Lackey's magical Elemental Masters series reimagines Sherlock Holmes in a richly-detailed alternate 20th-century EnglandChristmas is a very special time of year. It is special for Psychic Nan Killian and Medium Sarah Lyon-White and their ward Suki, who are determined to celebrate it properly. It is special for their friends, Doctor John Watson, and his wife Mary, both Elemental Masters, who have found great delight in the season seeing it through young Suki’s eyes... more

  • Jolene (Elemental Masters #15)
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    Jolene (Elemental Masters #15)

    Mercedes Lackey

    Rated: 4.16 of 5 stars
    · 15 ratings · published 2020

    The beloved Elemental Masters series moves to America for the first time in a rich retelling of The Queen of the Copper Mountain, set against the backdrop of Tennessee coal country.Anna May Jones is the daughter of a coal miner. When her father succumbs to Black Lung, the coal company wastes no time in turning the family out of their home. In desperation, Anna May's mother sends her to live with her Aunt Jinny, a witchy-woman and an Elemental Master, in a holler outside of Ducktown... more

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