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Esther Friesner

Biography

Esther Friesner

Esther M. Friesner was educated at Vassar College, where she completed B.A's in both Spanish and Drama. She went to on to Yale University; within five years she was awarded an M.A. and Ph.D. in Spanish. She taught Spanish at Yale for a number of years before going on to become a full-time author of fantasy and science fiction. She has published twenty-seven novels so far; her most recent titles include Temping Fate from Penguin-Puffin and Nobody's Princess from Random House.

Esther Friesner

Books by Esther Friesner

by Esther Friesner - Fiction, Young Adult 12+
Maeve, princess of Connacht, was born with her fists clenched. But once her father becomes the High King, powerful men begin to circle for her hand in marriage. Yet Maeve is more than a prize to be won. In the court's deadly game of intrigue, she strikes up an unlikely friendship with the son of a visiting druid. Maeve faces a brutal decision between her loyalty to her family and to her own heart.
by Esther Friesner - Historical Fiction

She is beautiful, she is a princess, and Aphrodite is her favorite goddess, but something in Helen of Sparta just itches for more out of life. Not one to count on the gods—or her looks—to take care of her, Helen sets out to get what she wants with steely determination and a sassy attitude.