Glass Thorns

Melanie Rawn’s Glass Thorns series is set in a created fantasy world in which the intimacy of live theater and the thrill of brilliant performances are shaped by skilled practitioners of magic into a complete sensory and emotional immersion. The magic-wielding artists who do this are the rock-stars of this world—and Cade wants nothing more than to be one of them.  

Cayden Silversun is part Elven, part Fae, part human Wizard—and all rebel. His aristocratic mother would have him follow his father to the Royal Court, to make a high-society living off the scraps of kings.  But Cade lives and breathes for the theater, and he’s good: very, very good. Cade, Rafe, Jeska and their mad elfin glisker Mieka will enter the highest reaches of society and power, or die trying. 

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Glass Thorns (Volume 4)

Melanie Rawn

Tor/Forge

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Thornlost
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Melanie Rawn returns to her rich high fantasy world in Thornlost, the sequel to Touchstone and Elsewhens

Cayden is part Elf, part Fae, part human Wizard—and all rebel. His aristocratic mother would have him follow his father to the Royal Court, to make a high-society living off the scraps of kings. But Cade lives and breathes for the theater, and he’s good, very good. He’s a tregetour—a wizard who is both playwright and magicwielder. It is Cade’s power that creates the magic, but a tregetour is useless without a glisker—an elf who can spin out the magic onto the stage, to enchant the audience. And Cade’s glisker, Mieka, is something special too. So is their fettler, Rafe, who controls the magic and keeps them and the audience safe. And their masker, Jeska, who speaks all the lines, is every young girl’s dream.

They are reaching for the highest reaches of society and power, but not the way Cade’s mother thinks they should. They’ll change their world, or die trying.


At the publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management software (DRM) applied.

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Glass Thorns (Volume 3)

Melanie Rawn

Tor/Forge

Melanie Rawn returns to her rich high fantasy world in Thornlost, the sequel to Touchstone and Elsewhens. Cayden is part Elf, part Fae, part human Wizard—and...

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Elsewhens
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Theater, magic, art, and politics all blend in this amazing high-fantasy series from the imagination of Melanie Rawn

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Touchstone, the magical theater troupe, continues to build audiences. But Cayden is increasingly troubled by his “elsewhens,” the uncontrolled moments when he is plunged into visions of the possible futures. He fears that his Fae gift will forever taint his friendships; his friends fear that his increasing distance will destroy him.    

But worldly success follows them—an apparent loss in the Trials leads to Touchstone being selected to travel to the Continent with a Royal Embassy to collect Prince Ashgar’s new bride. They are the first theater artists to appear outside Albeyn for at least seventy years—for magic is suspect and forbidden elsewhere, and the Kingdom’s easy race mixing and magic use horrifies the people they are to travel among.


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Glass Thorns (Volume 2)

Melanie Rawn

Tor/Forge

Theater, magic, art, and politics all blend in this amazing high-fantasy series from the imagination of Melanie Rawn

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Touchstone
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Cayden Silversun is part Elven, part Fae, part human Wizard—and all rebel. His aristocratic mother would have him follow his father to the Royal Court, to make a high society living off the scraps of kings. But Cade lives and breathes for the theater, and he’s good—very, very good. With his company, he’ll enter the highest reaches of society and power, as an honored artist—or die trying. Cade combines the talents of Merlin, Shakespeare, and John Lennon: a wholly charming character in a remarkably original fantasy world created by a mistress of the art.

Although Touchstone can stand alone, it is the first book of a brilliant, utterly engaging new fantasy series from the author of the bestselling Dragon Prince series.


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Glass Thorns (Volume 1)

Melanie Rawn

Tor/Forge

Bestseller Melanie Rawn returns to high fantasy with this engaging tale of a magical world where the theater is both art and spell-craft.

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