Nalini Singh (author)

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Nalini Singh
Singh at a book signing in 2013
Singh at a book signing in 2013
Born1977
Fiji
GenreParanormal Romance
Science Fiction
Fantasy
Romance
Website
nalinisingh.com

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Nalini Singh is a New Zealand author of numerous paranormal romance novels.

Early life[edit]

Of Indian descent, Nalini Singh was born in 1977 in Fiji, and moved to New Zealand as a child.[1] She attended Mount Roskill Grammar School.

Writing[edit]

In 1999, Singh placed third in the Romance Writers of New Zealand's "Clendon Award". Then in 2001 her manuscript "Coaxing the Sheik" won the Jane Porter Award for highest-placed Mills and Boon, as well as the Clendon Award's Readers' Choice Award that year.[2] It went on to be her first book sale as "Desert Warrior", sold to Silhouette Desire in September 2002 (published in 2003).

Her books have appeared on the New York Times best-sellers list,[3] the USA Today best-sellers list,[4] and the Publishers Weekly best-sellers list.[5]

She has won several other awards including the Sir Julius Vogel Award for best novella/novelette (twice, in 2008 and 2009) .[6]

She has had over two dozen novels published,[7] including:

Bibliography[8][edit]

Psy-Changeling Series[edit]

Novels in the Psy-Changeling Series[edit]

Nalini Singh discusses Heart of Obsidian in New York.
  1. Slave To Sensation: (Lucas / Sascha) (September 2006) ISBN 0-425-21286-6
  2. Visions of Heat: (Vaughn / Faith) (March 2007) ISBN 978-0-425-21575-3
  3. Caressed By Ice: (Judd / Brenna) (September 2007) ISBN 978-0-425-21842-6
  4. Mine to Possess: (Clay / Talin) (Feb 2008) ISBN 978-0-425-22016-0
  5. Hostage to Pleasure: (Dorian / Ashaya) (September 2008) ISBN 978-0-425-22325-3
  6. Branded By Fire: (Riley / Mercy) (July 2009) ISBN 978-0-425-22673-5
  7. Blaze of Memory: (Dev / Katya) (November 2009) ISBN 978-0-425-23111-1
  8. Bonds of Justice: (Max / Sophia) (July 2010) ISBN 978-0-425-23544-7
  9. Play of Passion: (Drew / Indigo) (November 2010) ISBN 978-0-425-23779-3
  10. Kiss of Snow: (Hawke / Sienna) (May 2011) ISBN 978-0-425-24209-4 (Hardcover), 978-0-425-24489-0 (Mass-Market Paperback)
  11. Tangle of Need: (Riaz / Adria) (May 2012) ISBN 978-0-425-24756-3 (Hardcover), 978-0-425-25109-6 (Mass-Market Paperback)
  12. Heart of Obsidian: (Kaleb / Sahara) (June 2013) ISBN 978-0-425-26399-0 (Hardcover), 978-0-425-26400-3 (Mass-Market Paperback)
  13. Shield of Winter: (Vasic / Ivy) (June 2014) ISBN 978-0-425-26401-0 (Hardcover), 978-0-425-26402-7 (Mass-Market Paperback)
  14. Shards of Hope: (Aden / Zaira) (June 2015) ISBN 978-0-425-26403-4 (Hardcover), 978-0-425-26404-1 (Mass-Market Paperback)
  15. Allegiance of Honor (June 2016) ISBN 978-1-101-98776-6 (Hardcover), 978-1-101-98778-0 (Mass-Market Paperback)

Novels in the Psy-Changeling Trinity Series[edit]

  1. Silver Silence (Valentin/Silver) (June 2017) ISBN 978-1-101-98779-7 (Hardcover), ISBN 978-1-101-98780-3 (Mass-Market Paperback)
  2. Ocean Light (Bowen/Kaia) (June 2018) ISBN 978-1-101-98782-7 (Hardcover)
  3. Wolf Rain (Alexi/Memory) (June 4, 2019) ISBN 978-1-984-80359-7 (Hardcover)

Psy-Changling Novellas[edit]

(Chronological not Published Order [9])

  1. Beat of Temptation (in An Enchanted Season & in Wild Invitation) (Tamsyn/Nathan)
  2. Whisper of Sin (in Burning Up) (Ria/Emmett)
  3. Echo of Silence (in Wild Embrace) (Tazia/Stephen)
  4. Stroke of Enticement (in The Magical Christmas Cat & Wild Invitation) (Zach/Anne)
  5. Dorian (in Wild Embrace)
  6. Declaration of Courtship (in Wild Invitation) (Grace/Cooper)
  7. Texture of Intimacy (in Wild Invitation) (Lara/Walker)
  8. Partners of Persuasion (in Wild Embrace) (Dezi/Felix)
  9. Flirtation of Fate (in Wild Embrace) (Kenji/Garnet)
  10. Secrets at Midnight (in Night Shift) (Bastien/Kirby)

Psy-Changling Short Stories/ Deleted Scenes[edit]

  • Listed in Chronological Order
  1. Beat of Temptation Scenes - deleted scenes from Beat of Temptation - (Nathan, Tamsyn, & other characters)
  2. The Cannibal Princess – free short story - (slice of life: Sascha, Lucas, Julian, Roman)
  3. The Shower – deleted scene - after Slave to Sensation - (Lucas, Sascha)
  4. Miss Leozandra’s – deleted scene from Caressed by Ice - (Female pack members go for an outing)
  5. A Conversation – free short story - (The Rats)
  6. A Gift for Kit – free short story - (slice of life: Kit, Rina)
  7. Movie Night – free short story - (Judd, Brenna)
  8. The Party - deleted scene from Branded By Fire - (DarkRiver females have a party)
  9. Christmas in the Kitchen – free short story - (Dorian, Clay)
  10. Wolf School - free short story - (Drew, Indigo)
  11. Clean and Dirty – free short story - (slice of life: Faith, Vaughn)
  12. Home - free short story - (slice of life: Clay, Talin)
  13. Kiss of Snow Scenes - deleted scenes from Kiss of Snow - (Brenna, Judd, Lara, Walker, Sienna, & others)
  14. Wild Night - free short story - (Tai, Evie)
  15. Naya’s Most Important Visitors - free short story - (Sascha, Lucas, Nate, Tasmyn)
  16. Grocery Shopping - free short story - (slice of life: Lucas, Sascha)
  17. Stalking Hawke – free short story - (slice of life: pup follows Hawke)
  18. Pancakes - free short story - (slice of life: Lara, Walker)
  19. Tangle of Need Scenes - deleted scenes from Tangle of Need - (Mercy, Riley, Hawke, Sienna)
  20. Dancing with Cooper - newsletter short story - not on the website but it is in Vol 1 - (Cooper, Grace)
  21. Poker Night - newsletter short story - not on the website but it is in Vol 1 - (slice of life: SnowDancers, DarkRiver)
  22. Heart of Obsidian Scenes - deleted scenes from Heart of Obsidian - (Sahara, Kaleb)
  23. Sunday Morning - free short story - (Max, Sophie)
  24. Making Dinner - free short story - (slice of life: Mercy, Riley, Mercy's brothers)
  25. Hide and Seek - free short story - (Kaleb, Sahara)
  26. New Year’s Kisses - free short story - (Riordan/Noelle, young adult changelings from both backs)
  27. Shield of Winter Scenes - deleted scenes from Shield of Winter - (Ivy, Vasic, & others)
  28. Housewarming at the Orchard - free short story - (Ivy, Vasic)
  29. Romancing Drew - free short story - (Drew, Indigo)
  30. Song of the Wolf - newsletter short story - not on the website but it is in Vol 1 - (Hawke, Sienna)
  31. Rowan - newsletter short story - not on the website but it is in Vol 1 - (slice of life: Kaleb, Sahara, Zach, Anne)
  32. Baubles and Ben - free short story - available on Nalini's website but not in Vol 1 (slice of life Ben & SnowDancers)

Guild Hunter Series[edit]

Guild Hunter Novels[edit]

  1. Angels' Blood (March 2009) ISBN 978-0-425-22692-6
  2. Archangel's Kiss (February 2010) ISBN 978-0-425-23336-8
  3. Archangel's Consort (January 2011) ISBN 978-0-425-24013-7
  4. Archangel's Blade (September 2011) ISBN 978-0-425-24391-6
  5. Archangel's Storm (September 2012) ISBN 978-0-425-24658-0
  6. Archangel's Legion (October 2013) ISBN 978-0-425-25124-9
  7. Archangel's Shadows (October 2014) ISBN 978-0-425-25117-1
  8. Archangel's Enigma (September 2015) ISBN 978-0-425-25126-3
  9. Archangel's Heart (November 2016) ISBN 978-0-451-48800-8
  10. Archangel's Viper (September 2017) ISBN 978-0-451-48824-4
  11. Archangel's Prophecy (October 2018) ISBN 978-0-451-49164-0
  12. Archangel's War (September 24, 2019) ISBN 978-0-451-49166-4

Guild Hunter Novellas[edit]

  1. Angel's Pawn (e-Special and in Angels' Flight)
  2. Angel's Judgment (in Must Love Hellhounds, November 2009 and in Angels' Flight, February 2012) ISBN 978-0-425-22959-0
  3. Angel's Wolf (in Angel of Darkness, October 2011 and Angels' Flight, February 2012) ISBN 978-0-425-24312-1
  4. Angel's Dance (e-book and in Angels' Flight, February 2012)

Guild Hunter Short Stories/ Deleted Scenes[edit]

  1. A Small Fairy Tale
  2. One Night in the Refuge
  3. Weapons Training
  4. Knives and Sheaths
  5. Zoe's Workshop
  6. A Sip of Eternity
  7. Fairy Balloons
  8. A Walk on the Cliffs
  9. An Unexpected Guest
  1. Archangel's Storm
  2. Archangel's Shadows

Rock Kiss Series[edit]

Rock Kiss Novels[edit]

  1. Rock Addiction (Molly/Fox) (September 2014)
  2. Rock Hard (Gabriel/ Charlotte) (March 2015)
  3. Rock Redemption (Noah/Kit) (October 2015)
  4. Rock Wedding (Abe/Sarah) (July 2016)

Rock Kiss Novellas[edit]

  1. Rock Courtship (Thea/David) (June 2015)

Rock Kiss Short Stories[edit]

Available in Newsletter Exclusives: Volume 1

  1. Music Awards (Molly, Fox, others)
  2. David's Memo to Thea (Thea, David)
  3. Thea's Reply (David, Thea)
  4. With This Memo (the main characters)
  5. Sunshine (the main characters)

Hard Play Series[edit]

  1. Cherish Hard (Sailor/ Isa) (November 2017)
  2. Rebel Hard (Nayna/Raj) (September 2018)

Collections[edit]

  • Novella Collections
    • Angels' Flight (February 2012) Contains all Guild Hunter Novellas:
      • Angels' Wolf
      • Angels' Judgement
      • Angels' Pawn
      • Angels' Dance
    • Wild Invitation (March 2013) Contains four Psy-Changeling Novellas: ISBN 978-0-425-25513-1
      • Beat of Temptation
      • Stroke of Enticement
      • Declaration of Courtship
      • Texture of Intimacy
    • Wild Embrace (23 August 2016) Contains four never before published Psy-Changling Novellas: ISBN 978-1-101-98971-5
      • Echo of Silence
      • Dorian
      • Partners in Persuasion
      • Flirtation of Fate
  • Collections with Other Authors
    • Night Shift Omnibus (2014) Contains short stories from different authors ISBN 9780698154049
      • Secrets at Midnight by Nalini Singh - Psy-Changeling Series - available as a stand alone ebook or as part of this compilation
    • Burning Up Berkley (2010) Contains short stories from different authors
      • Whisper of Sin by Nalini Singh - Psy-Changeling Series - available as a stand alone ebook or as part of this compilation
  • Original Publications of the Novellas
    • Angel of Darkness Omnibus (2011) Contains short stories from different authors ISBN 9781101542026 ISBN 9781101544907
      • Angel's Wolf by Nalini Singh - Guild Hunter Series
    • Must Love Hellhounds Omnibus (2009) Contains short stories from different authors ISBN 9781101139165 ISBN 9781101140079
      • Angel's Judgment by Nalini Singh - Guild Hunter Series
    • The Magical Christmas Cat Omnibus (2008) Contains short stories from different authors ISBN 9781440656835 ISBN 9781440656873
      • Stroke of Enticement by Nalini Singh - Psy-Changeling Series
    • An Enchanted Season Omnibus (2007) Contains short stories from different authors ISBN 9780425217856
      • Beat of Temptation by Nalini Singh - Psy-Changeling Series
  • Collections of Multiple Books in a Series
    • Guild Hunter Novels 1-4 (2012) ISBN 9781101579053
      • Angel's Blood
      • Archangel's Kiss
      • Archangel's Consort
      • Archangel's Blade


Other Books[edit]

Silhouette Desire[edit]

  1. Desert Warrior (August 2003) in Lord of the Abyss ISBN 0-373-76529-0
  2. Awaken To Pleasure (August 2004) ISBN 0-373-76602-5
  3. Awaken The Senses (May 2005) ISBN 0-373-76651-3
  4. Craving Beauty (July 2005) ISBN 0-373-76667-X
  5. Secrets In The Marriage Bed (March 2006) ISBN 0-373-76716-1
  6. Bound By Marriage (February 2007) ISBN 0-373-76781-1

Royal House of Shadows[edit]

A series of 4 books each by a different author

  1. Lord of the Vampires by Gena Showalter (August 2011) ISBN 978-0-373-61866-8
  2. Lord of Rage by Jill Monroe (September 2011) ISBN 978-0-373-61868-2
  3. Lord of the Wolfyn by Jessica Andersen (October 2011) ISBN 978-0-373-61870-5
  4. Lord of the Abyss by Nalini Singh (December 2011) ISBN 978-0-373-61872-9

Other Stories[edit]

  1. Star Kissed - free short story - about the Keepers - available on Nalini's website or Newsletter Exclusives: Volume 1

Other work[edit]

Singh engaging audience at book signing in New York.

Nalini Singh spent three years working in Japan as an English teacher and touring other parts of Asia. At other times she has also worked as a lawyer, a librarian, a candy factory general hand, and a bank temp, but "not necessarily in that order".[10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ https://nalinisingh.com/about-nalini/
  2. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 27 May 2010. Retrieved 24 November 2010.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)
  3. ^ https://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/21/books/bestseller/bestpapermassfiction.html New York Times best-sellers list for 21 November 2010[dead link]
  4. ^ http://books.usatoday.com/list/search-results?t=author&k=Nalini+Singh USA Today best-sellers list
  5. ^ http://www.publishersweekly.com/pw/bestsellers/mass-market-paper/20100215.html Publishers' Weekly best-sellers for 15 February 2010
  6. ^ http://sffanz.sf.org.nz/sjv/sjvResults-2009.shtml Sir Julius Vogel awards 2009
  7. ^ http://www.nalinisingh.com/booklist.php list of books sourced from Nalini Singh's own web site, but verifiable on most publication databases
  8. ^ https://nalinisingh.com
  9. ^ https://nalinisingh.com/extras/psy-changeling-behind-the-scenes/
  10. ^ http://www.nalinisingh.com/bio.php (personal biography)

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