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Macmillan Childrens Publishing Group

The Jewel Series

Fran Wilde, the Andre Norton and Compton Crook Award-winning author of Updraft (and, herself, a former jeweler’s assistant), presents a kingdom where longstanding peace has been maintained by Jewels and Lapidaries, people bound to singing gemstones with the power to reshape hills, move rivers, and warp minds. Now that peace is in jeopardy, threatened first by invaders from without, and then by violent suppression from within.

The Jewel and her Lapidary was a Hugo and Nebula Award finalist for best novelette.

  • The Fire Opal Mechanism
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    • The Fire Opal Mechanism

    • The Jewel Series (Volume 2)
      Fran Wilde
      Tor/Forge

    • The Fire Opal Mechanism is the fast-paced and lively sequel to Fran Wilde's The Jewel and Her Lapidary

      Jewels and their lapidaries and have all but passed...

      • Available in:

      • Physical Book
      • eBook
  • The Jewel and Her Lapidary
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    • The Jewel and Her Lapidary

    • The Jewel Series (Volume 1)
      Fran Wilde
      Tor/Forge

    • 2016 Nebula Award finalist for Best Novelette

      From Fran Wilde, the Andre Norton and Compton Crook Award-winning author of Updraft.

      The kingdom...

      • Available in:

      • Physical Book
      • Audio Book
      • eBook

Fran Wilde

Fran Wilde's acclaimed short stories have appeared in Asimov's, Nature, and Beneath Ceaseless Skies. Aside from her writing career, she has worked as a science and engineering writer, as a programmer and game developer, as a sailing assistant, and as a jeweler's assistant. She lives in Pennsylvania with her family. She is the author of Updraft.

Dan Magus