Tim Powers

Tim Powers was born in 1952 in Buffalo, New York; the son of an attorney. He graduated from California State University in 1976 and since then has written more than a dozen highly acclaimed and award-winning novels, including the Fantasy Masterwork The Drawing Of The Dark.

Powers's first major novel was The Drawing of the Dark, but the novel that earned him wide praise was The Anubis Gates, which won the Philip K. Dick Award, and has since been published in many other languages. Powers also teaches part-time in his role as Writer in Residence for the Orange County High School of the Arts. Powers and his wife, Serena, currently live in Muscoy, California. He has frequently served as a mentor author as part of the Clarion science fiction/fantasy writer's workshop.

Tim Powers reviews

The Anubis Gates

NA written by Tim Powers

Brendan Doyle is a twentieth-century English professor who travels back to 1810 London to attend a lecture given by English romantic poet Samuel Taylor Coleridge. This is a [...]

Published: 1983

Our rating: 9.5 | 1 positive reader reviews

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Hide Me Among the Graves

NA written by Tim Powers

London, 1862. A city of over three million souls, of stinking fog and dark, winding streets. Through these streets walks the poet Christina Rossetti, haunted and tormented [...]

Published: 0000

Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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The Stress of Her Regard

NA written by Tim Powers

When Michael Crawford discovers his bride brutally murdered in their wedding bed, he is forced to flee not only to prove his innocence, but to avoid the deadly embrace of a [...]

Published: 1989

Our rating: 9.5 | 1 positive reader reviews

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Three Days to Never

NA written by Tim Powers

When twelve year old Daphne Marrity takes a film from her recently deceased grandmother’s house, neither she nor her father, Frank, realize what they now have in thei [...]

Published: 0000

Our rating: 8.0 | 0 positive reader reviews

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On Stranger Tides

NA written by Tim Powers

1718: Puppeteer John Chandagnac has set sail for Jamaica to recover his stolen inheritance, when his ship is seized by pirates. Offered the choice to join the crew, or be k [...]

Published: 0000

Our rating: 7.0 | 1 positive reader reviews

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Medusa's Web

NA written by Tim Powers

In the wake of their Aunt Amity’s suicide, Scott and Madeline Madden are summoned to Caveat, the eerie, decaying mansion in the Hollywood hills in which they were rai [...]

Published: 0000

Our rating: 8.5 | 0 positive reader reviews

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