Rebecca Roanhorse is an American author. She is the former winner of both the Nebula and Hugo award for her speculative fiction, and also won the 2018 Campbell Award for Best New Writer. In addition to writing her novel Trail of Lightning, one of the best books of 2018 as listed by many publications, she has also written a large amount of short fiction.

Roanhorse lives in New Mexico with her family: a husband, daughter, and a pug. She is active on twitter and also keeps a newsletter through her website. Her short fiction has appeared in numerous anthologies as well as Apex Magazine and New Suns. She has also dabbled in non-fiction. Roanhorse is a well rounded writer who is one to watch in the future.

Publication Order of Sixth World Books

Trail of Lightning(2018) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Storm of Locusts(2019) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Race to the Sun(2019) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price


If You Like Rebecca Roanhorse Books, You’ll Love…

Trail of Lightning was her breakout out novel and the first book in The Sixth World series of books. The book introduces us to a world that has been drowned beneath the rising waters of a climate apocalypse. Most of the world is gone, but Dinetah has been reborn an the heroes of legend walk the land. That’s the good news, the bad news is that so do the monsters. The book follows Maggie Hoskie who is a monster hunter for the Dinetah. Maggie is called to find a missing girl in a small town, but the monster she investigates turns out to be much more than she expected.

The next book in the series is called Storm of Locusts. This book sees Maggie back in action as her closest friend Kai and the youngest of the Goodacre kids, Caleb, have gone missing and fallen in with a mysterious cult. The cult is led by the mysterious Navajo Legend known as the White Locust and Maggie makes it her mission to trade down the White Locust and rescue her friend.

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