David Hair

David Hair

David Hair is the New Zealand-based author of three ongoing fantasy series.

The Aotearoa Series is a YA series set in New Zealand, featuring: The Bone Tiki (winner of Best First Novel (Young Adult Fiction section) at the 2010 NZ Post Children's Book Awards), and five sequels The Taniwha's Tear, The Lost Tohunga, Justice and Utu, and Ghosts of Parihaka, and Magic and Makutu.

The Return of Ravana is a YA series set in India. Pyre of Queens (winner of the LIANZA Young Adult book award in 2012), Swayamvara (internationally titled The Ghost Bride), Souls in Exile and King of Lanka have been released in India in 2011-12, and later in New Zealand and elsewhere.

A series for the adult fantasy market, The Moontide Quartet, commenced in late 2012 with Moontide 1: Mage’s Blood. Mage's Blood received excellent critical reviews, including making one prominent review site's Top 10 for 2012, and on it's release in 2013 in the US, was rated one of the top SFF books of 2013 by Amazon. The remainder of the series continues to receive critical acclaim; Scarlet Tides, and Unholy War, and the concluding volume Ascendant's Rite has been released in November 2015.

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Edited by 2018-02-06 (Seregil of Rhiminee)
Speculative Fiction Novels (18)
2020  Rulers of the Power (working title) (The Sunsurge Quartet, #4)
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Release date - March 2020
2019  Hearts of Ice (The Sunsurge Quartet, #3)
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2018  Prince of the Spear (The Sunsurge Quartet, #2)
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2017  Empress of the Fall (The Sunsurge Quartet, #1)
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2015  Ascendant’s Rite (The Moontide Quartet, #4)
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2014  Unholy War (The Moontide Quartet, #3)
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2014  Magic and Makutu (Aotearoa, #6)
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2013  The Scarlet Tides (The Moontide Quartet, #2)
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2013  Ghosts of Parihaka (Aotearoa, #5)
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2012  Mage's Blood (The Moontide Quartet, #1)
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2012  Justice and Utu (Aotearoa, #4)
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2012  King of Lanka (The Return of Ravana, #4)
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2011  The Lost Tohunga (Aotearoa, #3)
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2011  The Ghost Bride (The Return of Ravana, #2)
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2011  Souls in Exile (The Return of Ravana, #3)
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2010  The Taniwha's Tear (Aotearoa, #2)
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2010  Pyre of Queens (The Return of Ravana, #1)
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2009  The Bone Tiki (Aotearoa, #1)
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