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|Medium:||published novels, short stories|
|Works:||The Ile-Rien series and other fantasy novels; two Stargate: Atlantis novels|
|Official Website(s):||www.marthawells.com, Raksura Patreon, LJ, DW, Tumblr|
|Fan Website(s):||ilerien LJ community, Books of the Raksura LJ community, Books of the Raksura DW community|
|On Fanlore:||Related pages|
Martha Wells is a fantasy and science fiction author, known for a series of fantasy novels set in the Ile-Rien universe.
There are two stand-alone novels, The Element of Fire and The Death of the Necromancer, followed by a trilogy: The Wizard Hunters, The Ships of Air and The Gate of Gods. Two of the main characters in the trilogy, Giliead and Ilias, also feature in several short stories published in the sword & sorcery magazine Black Gate.
Wells' other fantasy and SF novels are Wheel of the Infinite and City of Bones, as well as two Stargate Atlantis novels : Reliquary and Entanglement. She's also the author of the Books of the Raksura series, which currently consists of four novels and several short stories.
Wells' stance on fanfic of her works: "I can't say that I'll read it, but I'm enormously flattered whenever anyone does it. Putting that much work into something, because you enjoyed what I did, I take as a wonderful compliment."
She was interviewed in OTW 10th Anniversary Chat with Seanan McGuire & Martha Wells.
Wells has put her first novel The Element of Fire up on her website as a free download.