Niko Silvester

Biography

Niko loves books. She loves to read them, to write them, to have them and to make them for other people. Much of her non-writing art ends up in book form, though some of it is in allied media like letterpress printing, relief printmaking, lithography, intaglio printmaking and photography. Oh, and she also writes and draws comics.

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Books

Frisland Stories: Eleven Tales of Folk Magic
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Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 53,660. Language: English. Published: December 26, 2011 by White Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Frisland is--or was once--an island in the North Atlantic, created by the gods of the sun and moon on a whim, and full of subtle magic. Now and then, there are dragons, but more likely you'll encounter magical foxes who are really fairy folk, people who can turn into reindeer, or a woman who built her beloved a pair of wings so he could fly.
A Madness of Kentaurs
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 53,100. Language: English. Published: December 14, 2011 by White Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
(4.00 from 1 review)
Octavian wants two things: to see the kentaur herd pass by on the plains, and to have a horse of his own. Ixion is a kentaur shaman-in-training, considered special by his people, but also set apart from them. During the season of madness a runaway horse brings the two together, where they learn that humans and kentaurs have more in common than they thought, and that their nightmares are connected.
Milk Sister
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 55,590. Language: English. Published: July 27, 2011 by White Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
Maddy has always been able to see things that other people can't, but she didn't know it might have something to do with the mother who died giving birth to her. Now her father has decided to move back to Scotland, and for the first time in her life, Maddy has a chance to learn about her mother's family and the strange circumstances surrounding her own birth.
Great Skerry
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 7,340. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2011 by White Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Lir Skavinson has finally come home. He finds the place and the people not so different from when he left, but now there's a hermit on the tiny island of Great Skerry--a young man with more in common with Lir than he would have thought possible. "Great Skerry" is a fantasy short story about love, loss and seal people.
Raven's Wing
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,750. Language: English. Published: July 12, 2011 by White Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
After three years of brooding, Lir has finally decided to leave familiar waters and head overland to the village of Ravenswing to beg forgiveness from the love of his life. Along the way he meets a traveling storyteller who just happens to be going the same way--to confess his love to the same woman. "Raven's Wing" is a fantasy short story with magic, love, and one small dragon.
White Foxes, Full Moon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,360. Language: English. Published: July 7, 2011 by White Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Maring, Del and Seri leave their village one night to watch nine white foxes play on the barrens. But these foxes are Folk, and Folk don't like being spied on.
Daughters of the Sea King
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,760. Language: English. Published: June 20, 2011 by White Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
In Frisland, they say that the souls of drowned men may be trapped in the Sea King's realm, and the Sea King's daughters prowl the waves like sharks. But there is one way to escape the watery depths, for the soul if not for the body. "Daughters of the Sea King" is a fantasy short story.
The Coming of the Fairies
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Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 36,710. Language: English. Published: May 22, 2011 by White Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Young adult or teen » Fantasy
John O’Brien was once kidnapped by fairies. Morgan Reilly collects fairy books. The two of them are brought together in Newfoundland, where folklore and the “Good People” are still a part of everyday life. Then Morgan has her own encounter with the fairies, and she finds out they are not the pretty, flowerlike creatures in her Victorian children’s books, but something far more dangerous.
Fox Point Dragon
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,800. Language: English. Published: May 13, 2011 by White Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Children’s books » Fairy tales & fables
There is a dragon in the woods near the village of Ravenswing. She is sleek and green and fire-breathing, and she's already eaten one of the village's geese. But Skavi and his little sister Triss know the dragon has an egg, and they don't want to see her die. So they come up with a plan to save the dragon and her egg--but will they get to them before the hunters do?
Cobbleshore Knit
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,510. Language: English. Published: May 3, 2011 by White Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
When a fisherman dies at sea and washes up later, it's often only the pattern of the knit of his sweater that tells people which village to send the body to. But the people of Cobbleshore also believe that their knit contains magic--magic to save a person's soul from the dreaded Sea King. When Torin is swept overboard by a wave, he wishes he hadn't left his sweater behind.
Sharper and More Fragrant
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,710. Language: English. Published: May 2, 2011 by White Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Two young women from a fishing village follow a story about a man who could turn into a reindeer out onto the barrens. What they find will change the life of one of them forever.
Two Tales of Frisland
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,190. Language: English. Published: April 25, 2011 by White Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
Once, Lir Skavinson could fly, and it lost him his beloved. Now he's just a simple fisherman again, but he remembers having wings. And Maveen is a "perilous child," destined to become a shaman. But she can't hear the spirits. Two Tales of Frisland includes two short stories: "Remembering to Fly" and "Perilous Child."
Sealskin
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,840. Language: English. Published: April 8, 2011 by White Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Treasures often wash up on the beach after a big storm, but Torin and Andry Danickson weren't expecting a perfectly-tanned sealskin caught on a piece of driftwood, and they certainly weren't expecting the naked girl who appeared, asking for the skin back. Sealskin is a fantasy short story based on old folklore.
Three Variations on Sleeping Beauty
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,760. Language: English. Published: March 23, 2011 by White Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
I. A young man sets out every morning to destroy the roses that threaten to snag the fleeces of his father's sheep. II. A prince makes his way through the rose bushes to an ancient castle only to find he's not the first prince to arrive. III. A princess slumbers in the shelter of monstrous briars fed for thousands of years on the blood of the princes who died on their thorns.
Hollow Bones
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,420. Language: English. Published: March 4, 2011 by White Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » General
(4.00 from 2 reviews)
Brenna was named for a shape-shifting bird goddess, so when her beloved expresses a longing to fly, turning her herbwoman skills to creating a pair of magic wings doesn't seem like such a stretch. But she never thought that setting Lir free would break her heart.
Burnt Offerings
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,770. Language: English. Published: February 21, 2011 by White Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Fantasy » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
Frank Swann is a celebrated poet who only ever writes a single copy of each poem. He holds his audience enthralled as he reads it to them, and then he burns the original, destroying the poem forever. What compels him to destroy his work, and what would happen if he stopped?
Come-From-Away
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Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 3,000. Language: English. Published: February 19, 2011 by White Raven Press. Category: Fiction » Literature » Fairy tales
Newfoundland is thick with fairies, if the old stories are to be believed. So what happens when a graduate student from away follows an old folklore text to a peculiar rock formation known as Puck's Chair? Will she return a poet or a madwoman?

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