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Julian May

Born: Chicago, Illinois
Pen Name: Bob Cunningham, Thorne, Jean Wright Thorne, Lee N. Falconer

Connection to Illinois: Julian May grew up in Elmwood Park, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago

Biography: Julian May is a science fiction, fantasy, horror, science and children's writer who also uses several literary pseudonyms, best known for her Saga of Pliocene Exile (Saga of the Exiles in the UK) and Galactic Milieu Series books.


Primary Audience(s): Adult readers

Julian May on WorldCat :

Selected Titles

Black Trillium /
ISBN: 0586211020 OCLC: 20933096

Doubleday, New York : 1990.

Three infant princesses receive the mystically protective Black Trillium at birth and learn to use their strengths and conquer their weaknesses to withstand the dangers that face them.

Blood trillium /
ISBN: 0586211616 OCLC: 25163898

The royal house of Ruwenda is threatened by a sorcerer whose goal is to control the world of the Three Moons.

Blood Trillium.
ISBN: 1497675820 OCLC: 909858180

Open Road Media Sci-Fi & Fantasy, Newburyport, United States : 2015.

A powerful malevolence reemerges in a terrifying new guise to threaten a feuding royal family and enslave the realm in the continuation of the acclaimed Saga of the Trillium Twelve years have passed since three princesses joined together to defeat the powerful evil poisoning their kingdom, but over time their relationship has become strained. When impetuous Kadiya, devoted champion of the aboriginal Oddlings, loses the talisman entrusted to her, she and her sisters, Anigel the noble Queen and wise Haramis the Archimage, will need to put their differences aside or see the world they protect obliterated--for the return of a malevolence they believed had been vanquished threatens the fragile security of Ruwenda and the future of the World of Three Moons. The fugitive wizard Portolanus--originally believed to be merely a lesser magician and an intolerable windbag--has gained the ability to magically unbind the sisters' tripart Scepter of Power. And woe to the world when the enemy's true face is finally revealed--for it has turned the petals of the sacred Black Trillium, encased in amulets worn around the necks of three royal siblings, an ominous blood red. A beloved author of science fiction and fantasy, Julian May created the World of the Three Moons in collaboration with her fellow fantasy fiction luminaries Andre Norton and Marion Zimmer Bradley in the classic novel Black Trillium. She takes the reins alone with Blood Trillium, the breathtaking continuation of the thrilling saga of sisterhood, magic, and a broken family reuniting to save a world.

Conqueror's moon
ISBN: 9780007378173 OCLC: 904754987

Conqueror's moon /
ISBN: 0007123205 OCLC: 56459519

Voyager, London : 2004.

Jack the bodiless :
ISBN: 0679409505 OCLC: 24319733

On Earth, in the year 2051, human beings struggle to understand and control superhuman powers that will define their future.

Jack the bodiless :
ISBN: 9781447224051 OCLC: 316211299

HarperCollins, London : 1992, ©1991.

In the year 2051 Earth stands on the brink of acceptance as a full member of the Galactic Milieu, a confederation of worlds spread across the galaxy. Leading humanity is the powerful Remillard family, but somebody - or something, known only as Fury, wants the family out of the way. Only Rogi Remillard, the chosen tool of the most powerful alien being in the Milieu, and his nephew Marc, the greatest metapsychic yet born on Earth, knew about Fury. But even they were powerless to stop it when it began to kill off Remillards and other metapsychic operants--and all the suspects were Remillards themselves. Meanwhile, a Remillard son was born, a boy who could represent the future of all humanity. His incredible mind was more powerful even than his brother Marc's--but he was destined to be desroyed by his own DNA ... unless Fury got to him first!

ISBN: 9780230767720 OCLC: 970625275

Magnificat /
ISBN: 0345362497 OCLC: 37424965

Ballantine Books, New York : 1997, ©1996.

Follows the continuing adventures of mutant genius Jack the Bodiless, the metapsychical Dorothea, and Fury, the insane metapsychical creature out to rule all humankind.

Orion arm
ISBN: 9780307776143 OCLC: 707094150

Del Rey/Ballantine, New York : ©1999.

After a brief (but heroic) fling with all that is right and just, Asahel Frost has reverted to his true nature--undisciplined and feckless, according to the girlfriend who just dumped him. Now he is once again the legal nonentity known as Helmut Icicle, living the riverboat skipper life in a tiny galactic outpost with the rest of the ne'er-do-wells. That is until his sister Eve, herself genetically altered by the alien Haluk, begs Helmut to expose the Haluk's conspiracy, which threatens humans throughout the Spur worlds. Helmut must find the culprits, but time is running out.

Orion arm :
ISBN: 0006482147 OCLC: 40840264

HarperCollins, London : 1999.

After Helly Spur's attempts to break the Galapharma conspiracy with the Haluk against the Human Worlds, this carries on where "Perseus Spur" left off. Helly and his companions attempt to capture a crucial witness to the conspiracy, who has taken refuge on a hostile planet.

Sagittarius whorl /
ISBN: 0006482155 OCLC: 48679449

Voyager, London : ©2001

Sorcerer's moon
ISBN: 9780007123261 OCLC: 71807685

Harper Voyager, London : 2007.

Sorcerer's moon /
ISBN: 044101383X OCLC: 69028490

Ace Books, New York : 2006.

451 p. :

The adversary
ISBN: 9781447223931 OCLC: 809938353

Tor, London : 2013.

The Frivulag are rising, while the children of the metaphysic rebels are to re-open the time gate - sole escape route back to the Galatic Milieu - and Marc Remillard, the adversary, takes up his destined role in the power play.

  The adversary /
ISBN: 0395344107 OCLC: 10183184

Houghton Mifflin, Boston : 1984.

Science and fantasy combine with rousing adventure. The finale of the Saga of Pliocene exile.