Mercedes Lackey

Mercedes Lackey

Mercedes Lackey 

Website Edit

Mercedes Lackey - The Official Website

About the Author Edit

Mercedes entered this world on June 24, 1950, in Chicago, had a normal childhood and graduated from Purdue University in 1972. During the late 70's she worked as an artist's model and then went into the computer programming field, ending up with American Airlines in Tulsa, Oklahoma. In addition to her fantasy writing, she has written lyrics for and recorded nearly fifty songs for Firebird Arts & Music, a small recording company specializing in science fiction folk music. ~ from: Goodreads | Mercedes Lackey

Full Bio: Mercedes Lackey - The Official Website

Urban Fantasy Series Edit

Series Title Sub Genre Supernatural Elements
Diana Tregarde series UF Psychic, elves, werewolves, psychic vampires (suck life force), blood-drinking vampires, witches, Aztec gods, nullity (kills magic), sourcerers, modern life, Native American mythology
SERRAted Edge series UF (same universe)
Bedlam Bards series UF (same universe)

Genre Key: UF=Urban Fantasy, RUF=Romantic Urban Fantasy, Noir-UF=Noir Urban Fantasy, YA-UF=Young Adult Urban Fantasy, UF-SF=Urban Fantasy/Sci-Fi, UF-Hor=Urban Fantasy-Horror, PA-UF=Post-Apocalyptic-UF, Dys-UF=Dystopian Urban Fantasy, Mil-UF=Military-Urban Fantasy, SP=Steam Punk, PNR=Paranormal Romance

Anthologies Edit

Fantasy SeriesEdit


  • Valdemar: Arrows of the Queen (3 books)
  • Valdemar: The Last Herald-Mage (3 books)
  • Valdemar: Mage Winds (3 books)
  • Valdemar: Vows and Honor (3 books)
  • Valdemar: Mage Storms (3 books)
  • Valdemar: Mage Wars (3 books)
  • Valdemar: The Owl Mage Trilogy (3 books)
  • Valdemar: Exile (2 books)
  • Valdemar: Collegium Chronicles (5 books)
  • Tales of Valdemar (7 books)


  • Elemental Masters (10 books)
  • Dragon Jousters (4 books)
  • Bardic Voices (5 books)
  • Obsidian Mountain (3 books)
  • Enduring Flame (3 books)
  • Heirs of Alexandria (4 books)
  • Jennifer Talldeer (1 book)
  • Shipscat (5 books)
  • The Bard's Tale: Naitachal (5 books)
  • Dragon Prophecy Trilogy (1 book)
  • The Secret World Chronicles (3 books)
  • Martis (2 books)


Cover Art: ArtistEdit

Diana Tregarde series:

Artists: Chris McGrath, Hugh Syme, Maren, Daniel Horne, Gary Smith

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Publishing InformationEdit

Publishers: Tor, Bean,

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Awards Edit

Quotes Edit

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See Also Edit

Category links at bottom of page

External References Edit



World-building, Characters, etc


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Gallery of Book Covers Edit