Trudi Canavan published her first story in 1999 and it received an Aurealis Award for Best Fantasy Short Story. Her debut series, The Black Magician Trilogy, made her an international success and her last five novels have been Sunday Times bestsellers in the UK. Trudi Canavan lives with her partner in Melbourne, Australia, and spends her time writing, painting and weaving.
"Her [Canavan's] magical world is brilliantly conceived."--RT Book Reviews on The Magician's Apprentice "This captivating tale has already been hailed by critics as a 'must for lovers of good fantasy."--Marie Claire (Australia) onThe Magicians' Guild "Will hook readers immediately and they won't be able to put this thrill-ride of a book down."--RT Book Reviews on Thief's Magic "The darling of the fantasy fiction scene returns with a magical new trilogy to delight loyal readers and newcomers alike....Canavan cleverly keeps you guessing...definitely an inviting introduction to the series."--SciFi Now on Thief's Magic "Rielle's story entrances... leaving readers eager for the next two volumes."--Publisher's Weekly on Thief's Magic "Delightful... a vivid and enjoyable experience."--SFX Magazine on Thief's Magic "Characters, their relationships and motivations are intricately woven, and the sympathy one feels for each is a testament to how well they are written...The reader will gasp in surprise and amazement at each revelation."--RT Book Reviews "Delightful... a vivid and enjoyable experience." SFX Magazine on Thief's Magic"