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Best Mercedes Lackey Books That Should Be On Your Bookshelf

Here is a list of the best Mercedes Lackey books, some I have read myself, some that I did research on, and all have great reviews!

2. The Last Herald-Mage Trilogy (2016)

 Best Mercedes Lackey Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfThis Lambda Award-winning trilogy tells the story of Vanyel, persecuted and abused son of a Valdemaran noble, who finds acceptance at Haven when he is Chosen by the Companion Yfandes. Companions like Yfandes are magical horse-like beings with the power to communicate and bond with their Chosen, and trigger the potential for psychic abilities—and magic. But Vanyel discovers other things about himself at Haven as well…. He discovers love in an unexpected place, and loses it, and nearly his own life. With Yfandes and his aunt, Herald Savil, he will travel to the home of the mysterious Hawkbrothers in…
Author(s): Mercedes Lackey

3. Seasons: All-New Tales of Valdemar (2019)

 Best Mercedes Lackey Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfThe Heralds of Valdemar are the kingdom’s ancient order of protectors. They are drawn from all across the land, from all walks of life, and at all ages–and all are Gifted with abilities beyond those of normal men and women. They are Mindspeakers, FarSeers, Empaths, ForeSeers, Firestarters, FarSpeakers, and more. These inborn talents–combined with training as emissaries, spies, judges, diplomats, scouts, counselors, warriors, and more–make them indispensable to their monarch and realm. Sought and Chosen by mysterious horse-like Companions, they are bonded for life to these…
Author(s): Mercedes Lackey

4. The Bartered Brides (Elemental Masters) (2019)

 Best Mercedes Lackey Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfThe threat of Moriarty is gone—but so is Sherlock Holmes. Even as they mourn the loss of their colleague, psychic Nan Killian, medium Sarah Lyon-White, and Elemental Masters John and Mary Watson must be vigilant, for members of Moriarty’s network are still at large. And their troubles are far from over: in a matter of weeks, two headless bodies of young brides wash up in major waterways. A couple who fears for their own recently-wedded daughter hires the group to investigate, but with each new body, the mystery only deepens. The more bodies emerge, the more the gang suspects that there is dangerous magic at…
Author(s): Mercedes Lackey

5. The Hills Have Spies (Valdemar: Family Spies) (2019)

 Best Mercedes Lackey Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfMags, Herald Spy of Valdemar, and his wife, Amily, the King’s Own Herald, are happily married with three kids. The oldest, Peregrine, has the Gift of Animal Mindspeech—he can talk to animals and persuade them to act as he wishes. Perry’s dream is to follow in his father’s footsteps as a Herald Spy, but he has yet to be Chosen by a Companion. Mags is more than happy to teach Perry all he knows. He regularly trains his children, including Perry, with tests and exercises, preparing them for the complicated and dangerous lives they will likely lead. Perry has…
Author(s): Mercedes Lackey

6. Storm Warning (The Mage Storms, Book 1) (1995)

 Best Mercedes Lackey Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfWith her phenomenal Mage Winds trilogy, bestselling author captivated fans across the country. Now in the first volume of the series sequel, she continues the same storyline, returning readers to a war-torn Valdemar in preparation to confront an ancient Eastern Empire–ruled by a monarch whose magical tactics by be beyond any sorcery known to the western kingdoms….
Author(s): Mercedes Lackey

7. Elite (A Hunter Novel) (2017)

 Best Mercedes Lackey Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfJoy knows she’ll be facing more dangerous Othersiders than ever before as a new member of the Elite Hunter unit, but if anyone is up to the challenge it’s her. She’s been Hunting these monsters since she was a child, and has a pack of eleven fiercely protective magical Hounds. Then the rules change. Monsters unlike any Joy’s ever seen or even heard of are breaking through Apex City’s barriers and the Hunters are scrambling to find new ways to fight them–all the while hiding the true danger Apex faces from the Cits, who are ignorant of the severity of the Othersiders’ attacks. The leaders of Apex must come…
Author(s): Mercedes Lackey

8. Closer to the Heart (Valdemar: The Herald Spy) (2016)

 Best Mercedes Lackey Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfHerald Mags, Valdemar’s first official Herald Spy, is well on his way to establishing a coterie of young informants, not only on the streets of Haven, but in the kitchens and Great Halls of the highborn and wealthy as well.The newly appointed King’s Own Herald, Amily, although still unsure of her own capability in that office, is doing fine work to support the efforts of Mags, her betrothed. She has even found a way to build an army of informants herself, a group of highly trained but impoverished young noblewomen groomed to serve the highborn ladies who live at Court, to be called “The Queens’s…
Author(s): Mercedes Lackey

9. A Scandal in Battersea (Elemental Masters) (2018)

 Best Mercedes Lackey Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfChristmas is a very special time of year.  It is special for Psychic Nan Killian and Medium Sarah Lyon-White and their ward Suki, who are determined to celebrate it properly.  It is special for their friends, Doctor John Watson, and his wife Mary, both Elemental Masters, who have found great delight in the season seeing it through young Suki’s eyes.    It is also special to others…for very different reasons.   For Christmas Eve is also hallowed to dark forces, powers older than mankind, powers that come awake on this long, cold night.  Powers…
Author(s): Mercedes Lackey

10. Take a Thief (Valdemar) (2002)

 Best Mercedes Lackey Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfMercedes Lackey’s triumphant return to the best-selling world of Valdemar, reveals the untold story of Skif–a popular character from Lackey’s first published novel, .Skif was an orphan who would have died from malnutrition and exposure if he had never met Deke the pickpocket.  By the time he was twelve, Skif was an accomplished cat burglar.  But it wasn’t until he decided to steal a finely tacked-out white horse, which was, oddly enough, standing unattended in the street, that this young thief discovered that the tables could turn on him–and that he himself could be stolen!…
Author(s): Mercedes Lackey

11. A Study in Sable (Elemental Masters) (2017)

 Best Mercedes Lackey Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfPsychic Nan Killian and Medium Sarah Lyon-White—along with their clever birds, the raven Neville and the parrot Grey—have been agents of Lord Alderscroft, the Elemental Fire Master known as the Wizard of London, since leaving school. Now, Lord Alderscroft assigns them another commission: to work with the famous man living at 221 Baker Street—but not the one in flat B. They are to assist the man living in flat C. Dr. John Watson and his wife Mary, themselves Elemental Masters of Water and Air, take the occult cases John’s more famous friend disdains, and they…
Author(s): Mercedes Lackey

12. Closer to the Chest (Valdemar: The Herald Spy) (2017)

 Best Mercedes Lackey Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfHerald Mags, the King of Valdemar’s Herald-Spy, has been developing a clandestine network of young informants who operate not only on the streets of the capital city of Haven, but also in the Great Halls and kitchens of the wealthy and highborn. In his own established alternate personas, Mags observes the Court and the alleys alike, quietly gathering information to keep Haven and the Kingdom safe.   His wife Amily, is growing into her position as the King’s Own Herald, though she is irritated to encounter many who still consider her father, Herald Nikolas, to be…
Author(s): Mercedes Lackey

13. Winds of Fate (The Mage Winds, Book 1) (1992)

 Best Mercedes Lackey Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfHigh magic had been lost to Valdemar when he gave his life to save his kingdom from destruction by the dark sorceries. Now it falls to Elspeth Herald, heir to the throne, to take up the challenge and seek a mentor who will awaken her mage abilities….
Author(s): Mercedes Lackey

14. The Complete Arrows Trilogy (Valdemar) (2015)

 Best Mercedes Lackey Books That Should Be On Your Bookshelf  The Complete Arrows Trilogy contains the three extraordinary novels that launched Mercedes Lackey’s remarkable career and sparked the imaginations of millions of readers across the world.   The Arrows trilogy tells the story of Talia, a daughter of the repres­sive Holderfolk, who is Chosen by the immortal Companion Rolan to become one of the legendary Heralds of Valdemar.   Companions like Rolan are mystical horse-like beings with powers beyond imagining—including the power to sense an awakening potential for…
Author(s): Mercedes Lackey

15. The Serpent’s Shadow (Elemental Masters, Book 1) (2002)

 Best Mercedes Lackey Books That Should Be On Your BookshelfMaya Witherspoon lived most of the first twenty-five years of her life in her native India. As the daughter of a prominent British physician and a Brahmin woman of the highest caste, she graduated from the University of Delhi as a Doctor of Medicine by the age of twenty-two.   But the science of medicine was not Maya’s only heritage. For Maya’s aristocratic mother Surya was a sorceress—a former priestess of the mystical magics fueled by the powerful and fearsome pantheon of Indian gods.   Though Maya felt the stirring of magic in her blood, her mother had repeatedly refused to train…
Author(s): Mercedes Lackey

Best Mercedes Lackey Books that Should be on Your Bookshelf

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Changes: Volume Three of the Collegium Chronicles (A Valdemar Novel)

Author(s): Mercedes Lackey
ID: 802881, Publisher: DAW Hardcover, Year: 2011, Size: 870 Kb, Format: epub

The Sleeping Beauty

Author(s): Mercedes Lackey
ID: 809420, Publisher: Luna, Year: 2011, Size: 342 Kb, Format: epub

Winter Moon: Moontide; The Heart of the Moon; Banshee Cries

Author(s): Mercedes Lackey, Tanith Lee, C.E. Murphy
ID: 470298, Publisher: , Year: 2009, Size: 2 Mb, Format: pdf

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