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The Innsmouth Legacy

The Innsmouth Legacy is a series of historical fantasy novels by author Ruthanna Emrys which turn the Cthulhu Mythos envisioned by H. P. Lovecraft on its head. Set in the 1940s after World War II, Aphra Marsh must work with the government that imprisoned her and the other people of Innsmouth. The series begins with Winter Tide. Praise for the series:
“This is Wicked for the Cthulhu Mythos: never quite contradicting, but dancing through the shadows and dredging beautiful things out of the deep.” –Seanan McGuire, New York Times bestselling author of Every Heart a Doorway

“A mythos yarn that totally reverses the polarity on Lovecraft’s xenophobia, so that in the end the only real monsters are human beings.” –Charles Stross, Hugo Award winning author of The Annihilation Score

“Winter Tide is a weird, lyrical mystery–truly strange and compellingly grim. It’s an innovative gem that turns Lovecraft on his head with cleverness and heart.” –Cherie Priest, author of Boneshaker

“Winter Tide is a treasure chest. Ruthanna Emrys writes within the Lovecraftian universe but stakes her own territory; she expands that universe in such exciting and surprising ways.” –Victor LaValle, author of The Ballad of Black Tom

  • Deep Roots
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    • Deep Roots

    • The Innsmouth Legacy (Volume 2)
      Ruthanna Emrys
      Tor/Forge

    • "Wicked for the Cthulhu Mythos" —Seanan McGuire on the Innsmouth Legacy

      Ruthanna Emrys’ Innsmouth Legacy, which began with Winter Tide and continues with Deep Roots,...

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  • Winter Tide
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    • Winter Tide

    • The Innsmouth Legacy (Volume 1)
      Ruthanna Emrys
      Tor/Forge

    • "Winter Tide is a weird, lyrical mystery — truly strange and compellingly grim. It's an innovative gem that turns Lovecraft on his head with cleverness and heart" —Cherie Priest

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  • The Litany of Earth
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    • The Litany of Earth

    • The Innsmouth Legacy
      Ruthanna Emrys
      Tor/Forge

    • The state took Aphra away from Innsmouth. They took her history, her home, her family, her god. They tried to take the sea. Now, years later, when she is just beginning to rebuild a life, an agent...

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Ruthanna Emrys

RUTHANNA EMRYS lives in a mysterious manor house on the outskirts of Washington, DC with her wife and their large, strange family. Her stories have appeared in a number of venues, including Strange Horizons, Analog, and Tor.com. She is the author of the Innsmouth Legacy series, which began with Winter Tide. She makes home-made vanilla, obsesses about game design, gives unsolicited advice, and occasionally attempts to save the world.

Jamie Anfenson-Comeau