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Megan Whalen Turner

Biography

Megan Whalen Turner

Megan Whalen Turner is the author of short stories and novels. She has won the LA Times Book Award for Young Adult LIterature, a Boston Globe/ Horn Book Honor and a Newbery Honor. She won the Mythopoeic Award and was twice shortlisted for the Andre Norton Award.

Megan Whalen Turner

Books by Megan Whalen Turner

by Megan Whalen Turner - Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction, Romance, Young Adult 12+

Kamet, a secretary and slave to his Mede master, has the ambition and the means to become one of the most powerful people in the Empire. But with a whispered warning the future he envisioned is wrenched away and he is forced onto a very different path. Set in the world of the Queen’s Thief, this epic adventure sees an ordinary hero take on an extraordinary mission.

by Megan Whalen Turner - Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction, Historical Fantasy, Political Thriller, Young Adult 12+

After an attempted assassination and kidnapping, Sophos, heir to the throne of Sounis, disappears. Those who care for him --- including the thief Eugenides and the Queen of Eddis --- are left to wonder if he is alive and if they will ever see him again. 

by Megan Whalen Turner - Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction, Historical Fantasy, Political Thriller, Young Adult 12+

Eugenides, no stranger to desperate circumstances, has gotten himself into difficulties he can’t get out of. Used to being treated with a certain measure of wariness, if not respect, he suffers the pranks, insults and intrigue of the Attolian court with dwindling patience. As usual, nothing is as it appears when he rescues a hot-headed young soldier in the Palace Guard.

by Megan Whalen Turner - Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction, Historical Fantasy, Political Thriller, Young Adult 12+

The brilliant thief Eugenides has visited the Queen of Attolia’s palace one too many times, leaving small tokens and then departing unseen. When his final excursion does not go as planned, he is captured by the ruthless queen.

by Megan Whalen Turner - Adventure, Fantasy, Fiction, Historical Fantasy, Political Thriller, Young Adult 12+

Eugenides, the queen’s thief, can steal anything --- or so he says. When his boasting lands him in prison and the king’s magus invites him on a quest to steal a legendary object, he’s in no position to refuse. The magus thinks he has the right tool for the job, but Gen has plans of his own.