Holly Lisle (born 1960) is an American writer of fantasy, science fiction, paranormal romance and romantic suspense novels. She is also known for her work in educating writers, including her e-book Mugging the Muse: Writing Fiction for Love And Money, starting the Forward Motion Writers' Community web site, and her novel-writing and revision courses How to Think Sideways.
Unless otherwise noted, books on this list are fantasy.
Co-authored with Marion Zimmer Bradley
- 1996 Glenraven
- 1998 In the Rift – Glenraven II
- 1996 Sympathy for the Devil
- 1996 The Devil and Dan Cooley (with Walter Spence)
- 1997 Hell on High (with Ted Nolan)
- 1996 Thunder of the Captains (with Aaron Allston)
- 1997 Wrath of the Princes (with Aaron Allston)
- 1998 Curse of the Black Heron
The Secret Texts
- 2002 Vincalis the Agitator (a prequel to the other three books which form a trilogy)
- 1998 Diplomacy of Wolves
- 1999 Vengeance of Dragons
- 2000 Courage of Falcons
- 2002 Memory of Fire
- 2003 The Wreck of Heaven
- 2004 Gods Old and Dark
- 2005 Talyn
- 2008 Hawkspar
- Yet to be Published: Redbird
Moon and Sun
- 2012 Hunting the Corrigan's Blood
- 2012 Warpaint
- 2017 Born From Fire (originally published as "Enter The Death Circus" in 2014)
- 2017 The Selling of Suzee Delight
- 2017 The Philosopher Gambit
- 2017 Gunslinger Moon
- Yet to be Published: Vipers’ Nest
- 1992 When the Bough Breaks (with Mercedes Lackey, set in the SERRAted Edge series)
- 1993 Minerva Wakes
- 1994 The Rose Sea (with S.M. Stirling)
- 1995 Mall, Mayhem and Magic (with Chris Guin)
- 2004 Midnight Rain (paranormal romantic suspense)
- 2005 Last Girl Dancing (paranormal romantic suspense)
- 2006 I See You (paranormal romantic suspense)
- 2007 Night Echoes (paranormal romantic suspense)
Books for writers (non-fiction)
- 2000 Mugging the Muse: Writing Fiction for Love and Money (non-fiction) (e-book)
- 2006 Create a Character Clinic (non-fiction) (e-book, available via the author's web shop)
- 2006 Create a Language Clinic (non-fiction) (e-book)
- 2006 Create a Culture Clinic (non-fiction) (e-book)
- 2007 Create a Plot Clinic (non-fiction) (e-book)
- 2014: Create a World Clinic (non-fiction) (e-book)
- "Compton Crook Award Winners". Baltimore Science Fiction Society. Retrieved June 25, 2012.
- "The Secret Texts – Holly Lisle: Writer". hollylisle.com. Retrieved January 23, 2018.
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