Freda Warrington

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Freda Warrington (2008)

Freda Warrington is a British author, known for her epic fantasy, vampire and supernatural novels. Four of her novels (Dark Cathedral, Pagan Moon, Dracula the Undead, and The Amber Citadel) have been nominated for the British Fantasy Society's Best Novel award. Dracula the Undead won the Dracula Society's 1997 Children of the Night Award.[1] Her novel, Elfland, won the Romantic Times Reviewers' Choice Award in the Fantasy Novel category for 2009.[2] Warrington has also seen numerous short stories published in anthologies and magazines.

Born in Leicester, Warrington grew up in Leicestershire. After completing high school, she trained at the Loughborough College of Art and Design and afterward held a job at the Medical Illustration Department of Leicester Royal Infirmary. She eventually moved to full-time writing, pursuing a love she had had since childhood. In addition to her writing, Warrington works part-time in the Charnwood Forest. Some of her books are set in Leicestershire, such as the recent[when?] Aetherial Tales series, depicting the lives, loves and adventures of magical people living hidden in this region, passing for - and sharing many cultural traits with - ordinary English people.


  • The Rainbow Gate (1989)
  • Sorrow's Light (1993)
  • Dracula the Undead (1997) (published in French as Le retour de Dracula, in German as Dracula, Der Untote kehrt zurück, and in Korean as 드라큘라의 부활)
  • The Court of the Midnight King (2003)
  • Blackbird series
    • A Blackbird in Silver (1986)
    • A Blackbird in Darkness (1986)
    • A Blackbird in Amber (1987)
    • A Blackbird in Twilight (1988)
    • Darker than the Storm (1990)
  • Blood Wine series
    • A Taste of Blood Wine (1992)
    • A Dance in Blood Velvet (1994)
    • The Dark Blood of Poppies (1995)
    • The Dark Arts of Blood (2015)[3]
  • Dark Cathedral series
    • Dark Cathedral (1996)
    • Pagan Moon (1997)
  • The Jewelfire Trilogy
    • The Amber Citadel (1999)
    • The Sapphire Throne (2000)
    • The Obsidian Tower (2001)
  • Aetherial Tales series
    • Elfland (2009)
    • Midsummer Night (2010)
    • Grail of the Summer Stars (2013)


  1. ^ "The Children of the Night Award". The Dracula Society. Archived from the original on 23 December 2008.
  2. ^ "RT Award Nominees & Winners". Romanic Times. Retrieved 9 January 2011.
  3. ^ "Freda Warrington's website".

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