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Rachel Caine - Author

About the Author

Rachel Caine is a former professional musician who has the distinction of having played with such musical legends as Henry Mancini, Peter Nero and John Williams. She's also a self-confessed avid movie buff and a TV-holic.  Rachel lives in the USA.

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Sword and Pen

Sword and Pen

Author: Rachel Caine Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 19/09/2019

The corrupt leadership of the Great Library has fallen. But with the Archivist plotting his return to power, and the Library under siege from outside empires and kingdoms, its future is uncertain. Jess Brightwell and his friends must come together as never before, to forge a new future for the Great Library . . . or see everything it stood for crumble.

Honor Among Thieves

Honor Among Thieves

Author: Rachel Caine, Ann Aguirre Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 24/07/2019

Meet your new favorite kickass heroine in this daring YA series by New York Times bestselling authors Rachel Caine and Ann Aguirre, a thrilling yet romantic futuristic adventure perfect for fans of Claudia Gray's A Thousand Pieces of You. Petty criminal Zara Cole has a painful past that's made her stronger than most, which is why she chose life in New Detroit instead moving with her family to Mars. In her eyes, living inside a dome isn't much better than a prison cell. Still, when Zara commits a crime that has her running scared, jail might be exactly where she's headed. Instead Zara is recruited into the Honors, an elite team of humans selected by the Leviathan-a race of sentient alien ships-to explore the outer reaches of the universe as their passengers. Zara seizes the chance to flee Earth's dangers, but when she meets Nadim, the alien ship she's assigned, Zara starts to feel at home for the first time. But nothing could have prepared her for the dark, ominous truths that lurk behind the alluring glitter of starlight.

Wolfhunter River

Wolfhunter River

Author: Rachel Caine Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 23/04/2019

Honor Bound

Honor Bound

Author: Rachel Caine, Ann Aguirre Format: Hardback Release Date: 19/02/2019

Savvy criminal turned skilled Leviathan pilot Zara Cole finds new friends and clashes with bitter enemies in the second book of this action-packed series from New York Times bestselling authors Rachel Caine and Ann Aguirre that's perfect for fans of The 100 and The Fifth Wave. Zara Cole was a thief back on Earth, but she's been recently upgraded to intergalactic fugitive. On the run after a bloody battle in a covert war that she never expected to be fighting, Zara, her co-pilot Beatriz, and their Leviathan ship Nadim barely escaped the carnage with their lives. Now Zara and her crew of Honors need a safe haven, far from the creatures who want to annihilate them. But they'll have to settle for the Sliver: a wild, dangerous warren of alien criminals. The secrets of the Sliver may have the power to turn the tide of the war they left behind-but in the wrong direction. Soon Zara will have to make a choice: run from the ultimate evil-or stand and fight.

Smoke and Iron

Smoke and Iron

Author: Rachel Caine Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 03/07/2018

The opening moves of a deadly game have begun. Jess Brightwell has put himself in direct peril, with only his wits and skill to aid him in a game of cat and mouse with the Archivist Magister of the Great Library. With the world catching fire, and words printed on paper the spark that lights rebellion, it falls to smugglers, thieves, and scholars to save a library thousands of years in the making... if they can stay alive long enough to outwit their enemies.

Killman Creek

Killman Creek

Author: Rachel Caine Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 12/12/2017

Ash and Quill

Ash and Quill

Author: Rachel Caine Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 11/07/2017

Held prisoner by the Burner forces in Philadelphia, Jess and his friends struggle to stay alive in the face of threats from both sides ...but a stunning escape guarantees worse is coming. The Library now means to stop them by any means necessary, and they'll have to make dangerous allies and difficult choices to stay alive. They have only two choices: face the might of the Great Library head on, or be erased from life, and the history of the world, for ever.Win or die.

Stillhouse Lake

Stillhouse Lake

Author: Rachel Caine Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/07/2017

Paper and Fire

Paper and Fire

Author: Rachel Caine Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 21/07/2016

In Ink and Bone, Jess Brightwell learned that the shining light of the Great Library of Alexandria was an illusion ...one that hides great darkness. Now, barred from his goal of becoming a Scholar, he's determined to make his career as a High Garda soldier a success. But news that a friend may be imprisoned and suffering brings Jess back with his old companions, and to a common cause: rescue. Failure means death. Success means that their uneasy truce with the Archivist becomes open war. But they have a secret that may shake the very foundations of the Library ...if they dare to use it. Paper and Fire takes us on a breathless journey from battlefields to ancient tombs, from Alexandria to Rome, and to the edge of a world that must change to survive.

Out of Tune - Book II

Out of Tune - Book II

Author: Rachel Caine, Cherie Priest Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 20/05/2016

Out of Tune - Book II

Out of Tune - Book II

Author: Rachel Caine, Cherie Priest Format: Hardback Release Date: 20/05/2016

Ink and Bone

Ink and Bone

Author: Rachel Caine Format: CD-Audio Release Date: 01/04/2016

In 48 AD, a fire set by the troops of Julius Caesar destroyed much of the Great Library of Alexandria. But what if the fire had been stopped? What would the Library have become? Fast forward: the Great Library is now a separate country, protected by its own standing army. Jess Brightwell, seventeen years old and very smart, with a gift for mechanical engineering, has been sent into the Great Library as a spy for his criminal family...

Midnight Bites - Tales of Morganville

Midnight Bites - Tales of Morganville

Author: Rachel Caine Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 01/03/2016

Bringing together everything Rachel Caine has written in short form about Morganville, this collection is carefully organised into a timeline so you can read from the earliest adventures - some of which belong to vampires - all the way through to post-Daylighters, the final novel in the series. Midnight Bites includes more than 50,000 words of brand-new content, alongside stories compiled from the author's website and anthologies. Including 'Dead Man Stalking' and 'Pitch-Black Blues', these tales feature everyone's favourite bunny-slipper-wearing mad scientist, a fatal car crash, zombies, eerie carnival grounds, a blood-dispensing vending machine and much more. This diverse and supercharged group of stories will shine a little more light in the murkiest corners of Morganville.

Ink and Bone

Ink and Bone

Author: Rachel Caine Format: Paperback / softback Release Date: 07/07/2015

Rachel Caine rewrites history, creating a dangerous world where the Great Library of Alexandria has survived the test of time. In 48 AD, a fire set by the troops of Julius Caesar destroyed much of the Great Library of Alexandria. It was the first of several disasters that resulted in the destruction of the accumulated knowledge of the ancient world. But what if the fire had been stopped? What would the Library have become? Fast forward: the Great Library is now a separate country, protected by its own standing army. It has grown into a vast power, with unquestioned and unrivalled supremacy. Jess Brightwell, seventeen and very smart, with a gift for mechanical engineering, has been sent into the Great Library as a spy for his criminal family. Magical spells and riots abound in this epic new YA series.

Carniepunk: The Cold Girl

Carniepunk: The Cold Girl

Author: Rachel Caine Format: eBook Release Date: 09/09/2014

From the mesmerizing Carniepunk anthology, a vampire short story from New York Times bestselling author Rachel Cainethe author who brought you the immensely popular Morganville Vampires series.When Kiley learns firsthand what evil lurks in the heart of her boyfriend, hell learn about the Cold Girl, and her penchant for retribution.

Carniepunk: The Cold Girl

Carniepunk: The Cold Girl

Author: Rachel Caine Format: eBook Release Date: 08/09/2014

From the mesmerizing Carniepunk anthology, a vampire short story from New York Times bestselling author Rachel Cainethe author who brought you the immensely popular Morganville Vampires series.When Kiley learns firsthand what evil lurks in the heart of her boyfriend, hell learn about the Cold Girl, and her penchant for retribution.