Illinois State Library

Illinois Center for the Book


Individual Author Record

General Information

Name:  Hilary Wagner  

Pen Name: None

Genre: Fiction

Audience: Young Adult; Children;

Born: in Chicago


-- Website -- http://www.nightshadecity.com/
-- Hilary Wagner on WorldCat -- http://www.worldcat.org/search?q=hilary+wagner


Illinois Connection

Wagner was born and raised in Illinois, living in Chicago and its suburbs.

Biographical and Professional Information

Hilary Wagner is a children's author represented by Marietta Zacker of the Nancy Gallt Literary Agency. She love stories that makes her smile when she reads the ending, but leave her sad that she has no more left to read. That's how she knows she's read a great book.

Need an author to speak at your school or event? Let me know. I'll bring my rats!


Published Works

  • Nighshade City, Holiday House, 2010
  • The White Assassin, Holiday House, 2011
  • Lords of Trillium'', Holiday House, 2014


Selected Titles At Your Library

Nightshade City /
ISBN: 0823422852. OCLC Number:

Holiday House,. New York :. ©2010.

Eleven years after the cruel Killdeer took over the Catacombs far beneath the human's Trillium City, Juniper Belancourt, assisted by Vincent and Victor Nightshade, leads a maverick band of rats to escape and establish their own city.

The white assassin /
ISBN: 0823424855. OCLC Number:

Holiday House,. New York :. ©2011.

Snakes, bats, and rats join forces to save Nightshade from Billycan and his horde of brutal swamp rats, aided by an antidote to the drug that made Billycan the way he is, but the revelation of secrets proves an even more powerful weapon in the fight for peace.

Lords of Trillium /
ISBN: 0823424138. OCLC Number:

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"The conclusion to the Nightshade Chronicles reveals the secret of the Nightshade rats' unique powers and resolves old rivalries and conflicts"--


Speaking Engagements

Speaking Engagement Availability (Yes)

Hilary Wagner LOVES Speaking Engagements! Please contact her through the Nightshade City website Author page! Agent - Marietta Zacker of the Nancy Gallt Literary Agency (973)

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