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]

Psy-Changeling Series[9][edit]

Nalini Singh discusses Heart of Obsidian in New York.
# Title Also In Mates Publication

Date

ISBN
0.25 Beat of Temptation An Enchanted Season

Wild Invitation[10]

Paranormal Holiday Anthology Trio[11]

Tamsyn / Nathan
1 Slave To Sensation[12] Lucas / Sascha Sep 2006 ISBN 0-425-21286-6
2 Visions of Heat[13] Vaughn / Faith Mar 2007 ISBN 978-0-425-21575-3
3 Caressed By Ice[14] Judd / Brenna Sep 2007 ISBN 978-0-425-21842-6
3.5 Stroke of Enticement The Magical Christmas Cat

Wild Invitation[10]

Paranormal Holiday Anthology Trio[11]

Zach / Anne
4 Mine to Possess[15] Clay / Talin Feb 2008 ISBN 978-0-425-22016-0
5 Hostage to Pleasure[16] Dorian / Ashaya Sep 2008 ISBN 978-0-425-22325-3
6 Branded By Fire[17] Riley / Mercy Jul 2009 ISBN 978-0-425-22673-5
7 Blaze of Memory[18] Dev / Katya Nov 2009 ISBN 978-0-425-23111-1
8 Bonds of Justice[19] Max / Sophia Jul 2010 ISBN 978-0-425-23544-7
8.5 Whisper of Sin Burning Up[20] Ria / Emmett
9 Play of Passion[21] Drew / Indigo Nov 2010 ISBN 978-0-425-23779-3
9.5 Declaration of Courtship Wild Invitation[10] Grace / Cooper
9.7 Texture of Intimacy Wild Invitation[10] Lara / Walker
10 Kiss of Snow[22] Hawke / Sienna May 2011 ISBN 978-0-425-24209-4, 978-0-425-24489-0
11 Tangle of Need[23] Riaz / Adria May 2012 ISBN 978-0-425-24756-3, 978-0-425-25109-6
12 Heart of Obsidian[24] Kaleb / Sahara Jun 2013 ISBN 978-0-425-26399-0, 978-0-425-26400-3
13 Shield of Winter[25] Vasic / Ivy Jun 2014 ISBN 978-0-425-26401-0, 978-0-425-26402-7
13.5 Secrets at Midnight Night Shift[26] Bastien / Kirby
14 Shards of Hope[27] Aden / Zaira Jun 2015 ISBN 978-0-425-26403-4, 978-0-425-26404-1
15 Allegiance of Honor[28] Jun 2016 ISBN 978-1-101-98776-6, 978-1-101-98778-0
15.1 Echo of Silence Wild Embrace[29] Tazia/Stephen
15.2 Dorian Wild Embrace[29]
15.3 Partners in Persuasion Wild Embrace[29] Dezi/Felix
15.4 Flirtation of Fate Wild Embrace[29] Kenji/Garnet

Psy-Changeling Trinity Series[edit]

# Title Also In Mates Publication

Date

ISBN
1 Silver Silence[30] Valentin / Silver Jun 2017 ISBN 978-1-101-98779-7, 978-1-101-98780-3
2 Ocean Light[31] Bowen / Kaia Jun 2018 ISBN 978-1-101-98782-7
3 Wolf Rain[32] Alexi / Memory Jun 2019 ISBN 978-1-984-80359-7

Short Stories[edit]

# Title Short Story From Comments
1 The Cannibal Princess Nalini's Website[33] slice of life: Sascha, Lucas, Julian, Roman
2 A Conversation Nalini's Website[33] The Rats
3 A Gift for Kit Nalini's Website[33] slice of life: Kit, Rina
4 Movie Night Nalini's Website[33] Judd, Brenna
5 Christmas in the Kitchen Nalini's Website[33] Dorian, Clay
6 Wolf School Nalini's Website[33] Drew, Indigo
7 Clean and Dirty Nalini's Website[33] slice of life: Faith, Vaughn
8 Home Nalini's Website[33] slice of life: Clay, Talin
9 Wild Night Nalini's Website[33] Tai, Evie
10 Naya’s Most Important Visitors Nalini's Website[33] Sascha, Lucas, Nate, Tasmyn
11 Grocery Shopping Nalini's Website[33] slice of life: Lucas, Sascha
12 Stalking Hawke Nalini's Website[33] slice of life: pup follows Hawke
13 Pancakes Nalini's Website[33] slice of life: Lara, Walker
14 Dancing with Cooper Newsletter Exclusives[34] Cooper, Grace
15 Poker Night Newsletter Exclusives[34] slice of life: SnowDancers, DarkRiver
16 Sunday Morning Nalini's Website[33] Max, Sophie
17 Making Dinner Nalini's Website[33] slice of life: Mercy, Riley, Mercy's brothers
18 Hide and Seek Nalini's Website[33] Kaleb, Sahara
19 New Year’s Kisses Nalini's Website[33] Riordan/Noelle, young adult changelings from both packs
20 Housewarming at the Orchard Nalini's Website[33] Ivy, Vasic
21 Romancing Drew Nalini's Website[33] Drew, Indigo
22 Song of the Wolf Nalini's Website[33]

Newsletter Exclusives[34]

Hawke, Sienna
23 Rowan Newsletter Exclusives[34] slice of life: Kaleb, Sahara, Zach, Anne
24 Baubles and Ben Nalini's Website[33] slice of life Ben & SnowDancers

Deleted Scenes[edit]

# Title Deleted Scene From[35] Comments
1 Beat of Temptation Scenes Beat of Temptation Nathan, Tamsyn, & other characters
2 The Shower after Slave to Sensation Lucas, Sascha
3 Miss Leozandra’s Caressed by Ice Female pack members go for an outing
4 The Party Branded By Fire DarkRiver females have a party
5 Kiss of Snow Scenes Kiss of Snow Brenna, Judd, Lara, Walker, Sienna, & others
6 Tangle of Need Scenes Tangle of Need Mercy, Riley, Hawke, Sienna
7 Heart of Obsidian Scenes Heart of Obsidian Sahara, Kaleb
8 Shield of Winter Scenes Shield of Winter Ivy, Vasic, & others

Guild Hunter Series[edit]

Guild Hunter Novels[edit]

# Title Also In Publication

Date

ISBN
0.5 Angel's Judgment Must Love Hellhounds

Angels' Flight

Nov 2009

Feb 2012

1 Angels' Blood[36] Mar 2009 ISBN 978-0-425-22692-6
1.5 Angel's Dance Angels' Flight Feb 2012
2 Archangel's Kiss[37] Feb 2010 ISBN 978-0-425-23336-8
2.5 Angel's Pawn Angels' Flight Feb 2012
3 Archangel's Consort[38] Jan 2011 ISBN 978-0-425-24013-7
3.5 Angel's Wolf Angel of Darkness

Angels' Flight

Oct 2011

Feb 2012

4 Archangel's Blade[39] Sep 2011 ISBN 978-0-425-24391-6
5 Archangel's Storm[40] Sep 2012 ISBN 978-0-425-24658-0
6 Archangel's Legion[41] Oct 2013 ISBN 978-0-425-25124-9
7 Archangel's Shadows[42] Oct 2014 ISBN 978-0-425-25117-1
8 Archangel's Enigma[43] Sep 2015 ISBN 978-0-425-25126-3
9 Archangel's Heart[44] Nov 2016 ISBN 978-0-451-48800-8
10 Archangel's Viper[45] Sep 2017 ISBN 978-0-451-48824-4
11 Archangel's Prophecy[46] Oct 2018 ISBN 978-0-451-49164-0
12 Archangel's War Sep 2019 ISBN 978-0-451-49166-4

Short Stories[edit]

# Title Short Story From
1 A Small Fairy Tale Nalini's Website[47]
2 One Night in the Refuge Nalini's Website[47]
3 Weapons Training Nalini's Website[47]
4 Knives and Sheaths Newsletter Exclusives[34]
5 Zoe's Workshop Nalini's Website[47]
6 A Sip of Eternity Nalini's Website[47]
7 Fairy Balloons Nalini's Website[47]
8 A Walk on the Cliffs Nalini's Website[47]
9 An Unexpected Guest Newsletter Exclusives[34]

Deleted Scenes[edit]

Found on Naglini's Website[48]

  1. Archangel's Storm
  2. Archangel's Shadows

Rock Kiss Series[edit]

Rock Kiss Novels[edit]

# Title Also In Lovers Publication

Date

1 Rock Addiction Molly / Fox Sep 2014
1.5 Rock Courtship Thea / David June 2015
2 Rock Hard Gabriel / Charlotte Mar 2015
3 Rock Redemption Noah / Kit Oct 2015
4 Rock Wedding Abe / Sarah Jul 2016

Short Stories[edit]

Available in Newsletter Exclusives: Volume 1[34]

  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]

# Title Also In Lovers Publication

Date

1 Cherish Hard Sailor / Isa Nov 2017
2 Rebel Hard Nayna / Raj Sep 2018

Royal House of Shadows[edit]

A series of 4 books each by a different author

# Title Author Publication

Date

ISBN
1 Lord of the Vampires Gena Showalter Aug 2011 ISBN 978-0-373-61866-8
2 Lord of Rage Jill Monroe[49] Sep 2011 ISBN 978-0-373-61868-2
3 Lord of the Wolfyn Jessica Andersen Oct 2011 ISBN 978-0-373-61870-5
4 Lord of the Abyss Nalini Singh Dec 2011 ISBN 978-0-373-61872-9

Other Books[edit]

Standalone[edit]

Silhouette Desire[edit]

Short Stories[edit]

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

Anthologies and Collections[edit]

Anthology or Collection Contents Publication Date Publisher ISBN Comments
An Enchanted Season Beat of Temptation 2007 ISBN 9780425217856 Psy-Changeling Series
The Magical Christmas Cat Stroke of Enticement 2008 ISBN 9781440656835 ISBN 9781440656873 Psy-Changeling Series
Must Love Hellhounds Angel's Judgment 2009 ISBN 9781101139165

ISBN 9781101140079

Guild Hunter Series
Burning Up[20] Whisper of Sin 2010 Berkley Psy-Changeling Series

ebook

Paranormal Holiday Anthology Trio[11] Beat of Temptation

Stroke of Enticement

2010 Berkley ISBN 9781101497005 Psy-Changeling Series

ebook

Angel of Darkness Angel's Wolf 2011 ISBN 9781101542026

ISBN 9781101544907

ISBN 978-0-425-24312-1

Guild Hunter Series
Guild Hunter Novels 1-4 Angel's Blood

Archangel's Kiss

Archangel's Consort

Archangel's Blade

2012 ISBN 9781101579053 Guild Hunter Series
Angels' Flight Angels' Wolf

Angels' Judgement

Angels' Pawn

Angels' Dance

Feb 2012 ISBN 1101560398, 9781101560396 Guild Hunter Novellas
Wild Invitation[10] Beat of Temptation

Stroke of Enticement

Declaration of Courtship

Texture of Intimacy

Mar 2013 ISBN 978-0-425-25513-1 Psy-Changeling Novellas
Night Shift[26] Secrets at Midnight 2014 ISBN 9780698154049 Psy-Changeling Series

ebook

Wild Embrace[29] Echo of Silence

Dorian

Partners in Persuasion

Flirtation of Fate

Aug 2016 Psy-Changling Novellas
Newsletter Exclusives:

Volume 1[34]

Dancing with Cooper

Poker Night

Song of the Wolf

Rowan

Knives and Sheaths

An Unexpected Guest

Music Awards (Molly, Fox, others)

David's Memo to Thea (Thea, David)

Thea's Reply (David, Thea)

With This Memo (the main characters)

Sunshine (the main characters)

Dec 2017 Self-Published Psy-Changeling Series

Guild Hunter Series

Rock Kiss Series

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".[50]

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. ^ "Psy-Changeling Series in Order". 6 October 2019.
  10. ^ a b c d e "Wild Invitation".
  11. ^ a b c "Paranormal Holiday Anthology Trio". Ottawa Library. 11 December 2019.
  12. ^ "Slave to Sensation".
  13. ^ "Visisons of Heat".
  14. ^ "Caressed By Ice".
  15. ^ "Mine to Possess".
  16. ^ "Hostage to Pleasure".
  17. ^ "Branded By Fire".
  18. ^ "Blaze of Memory".
  19. ^ "Bonds of Justice".
  20. ^ a b "Burning Up".
  21. ^ "Play of Passion".
  22. ^ "Kiss of Snow".
  23. ^ "Tangle of Need".
  24. ^ "Heart of Obsidian".
  25. ^ "Shield of Winter".
  26. ^ a b "Night Shift".
  27. ^ "Shards of Hope".
  28. ^ "Allegiance of Honor".
  29. ^ a b c d e "Wild Embrace".
  30. ^ "Silver Silence".
  31. ^ "Ocean Light".
  32. ^ "Wolf Rain".
  33. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u "Free Short Stories on Nalini's Website".
  34. ^ a b c d e f g h "Newsletter Exclusives Volume 1".
  35. ^ "Deleted Scenes Can Be Found on Nalini's Website".
  36. ^ "Angels' Blood".
  37. ^ "Archangel's Kiss".
  38. ^ "Archangel's Consort".
  39. ^ "Archangel's Blade".
  40. ^ "Archangel's Storm".
  41. ^ "Archangel's Legion".
  42. ^ "Archangel's Shadows".
  43. ^ "Archangel's Enigma".
  44. ^ "Archangel's Heart".
  45. ^ "Archangel's Viper".
  46. ^ "Archangel's Prophesy".
  47. ^ a b c d e f g "Short Stories From Nalini's Website".
  48. ^ "Deleted Guild Hunter Scenes".
  49. ^ "Lord of Rage".
  50. ^ http://www.nalinisingh.com/bio.php (personal biography)

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