The Autumn Castle

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The Autumn Castle
First edition
Author Kim Wilkins
Country Australia
Language English
Genre Fantasy, horror
Publisher Voyager
Publication date
April 2003
Media type Print (hardback & paperback)
Pages 463 pp
ISBN 0-7322-7394-3

The Autumn Castle is a 2003 horror/fantasy novel by Kim Wilkins. It follows the story of Christine Starlight who has strong memories of her childhood friend, Mayfridh. Mayfridh was then abducted by the king and queen of a Germanic faeryland and is now on the throne of the Autumn Castle. Now the human and faery worlds have joined with Mayfridh falling in love with Christine's partner and Christine venturing to the faery world.[1]


The Autumn Castle was first published in Australia in April 2003 by Voyager in trade paperback format.[2] It was released in the United Kingdom and the United States in both hardback and paperback formats in 2004 and 2005.[3] It was re-released in Australis in mass market paperback in 2004 and then as an audio edition in 2005 by Bolinda Publishing.[3] The Autumn Castle was a short-list nominee for the 2003 Aurealis Award for best horror novel but lost to Victor Kelleher's Born of the Sea.[4]


  1. ^ "The Autumn Castle by Kim Wilkins". HarperCollins. Retrieved 2010-01-03. 
  2. ^ "Bibliography: The Autumn Castle". ISFDB. Retrieved 2010-01-03. 
  3. ^ a b "The Autumn Castle by Kim Wilkins". Fantastic Fiction. Retrieved 2010-01-03. 
  4. ^ "aurealis awards, previous years' results" (PDF). Aurealis Awards. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2010-04-02. Retrieved 2010-01-03. 

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