Encyclopedia of Fantasy (1997)
Meier, Shirley

(1960-    ) Canadian writer whose first work, The Sharpest Edge (1986 US), with S M Stirling (1954-    ), the second volume in Sterling's Snowbrother sequence of tales set in a post-Holocaust Earth, is essentially Sword and Sorcery. The continuation of this Fifth Millennium series – The Cage (1989 US) with Sterling, Shadow's Daughter (1991 US) and Shadow's Sun (1991 US) – follows the adventures of two female adventurers, who become lovers and get involved in complex, treacherous disputes. [JC]

Shirley Marie Meier

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