Storm Constantine
Storm Constantine is a British
United Kingdom
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 science fiction
Science fiction
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 and fantasy
Fantasy is a genre of fiction that commonly uses magic and other supernatural phenomena as a primary element of plot, theme, or setting. Many works within the genre take place in imaginary worlds where magic is common...

 author, primarily known for her Wraeththu
The Wraeththu are a sci-fi post-apocalyptic hermaphroditic species which evolved from humanity in the Wraeththu novels, created by British science fiction and fantasy author Storm Constantine.- Novel series :* The Enchantments of Flesh and Spirit...


Life and work

Since the late 1980s Constantine has written more than 20 novels, plus several non-fiction books. She features in the Goth
Goth subculture
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and is often included in discussions of alternative sexuality and gender in science fiction
Gender in science fiction
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 and fantasy; many of her novels include same-sex relationships or hermaphrodite
In biology, a hermaphrodite is an organism that has reproductive organs normally associated with both male and female sexes.Many taxonomic groups of animals do not have separate sexes. In these groups, hermaphroditism is a normal condition, enabling a form of sexual reproduction in which both...

s or other twists of gender. Magic, mysticism and ancient legends (like the Grigori
The Watchers is a term found in the Old Testament Book of Daniel, and later sources, which is connected to angels...

) also figure strongly in her works.

In 2003 she launched Immanion Press, based out of Stafford
Stafford is the county town of Staffordshire, in the West Midlands region of England. It lies approximately north of Wolverhampton and south of Stoke-on-Trent, adjacent to the M6 motorway Junction 13 to Junction 14...

, England. The publishing company publishes not only her own works but those of new writers, as well as well-known genre writers, mainly from the UK.

Wraeththu Chronicles
The Wraeththu are a sci-fi post-apocalyptic hermaphroditic species which evolved from humanity in the Wraeththu novels, created by British science fiction and fantasy author Storm Constantine.- Novel series :* The Enchantments of Flesh and Spirit...


  • The Enchantments of Flesh and Spirit (1987)
  • The Bewitchments of Love and Hate (1988)
  • The Fulfillments of Fate and Desire (1989)
    • Other editions:
      • Wraeththu (omnibus) (1993)
      • Revised editions of all three published by Immanion Press in 2003-2004

Grigori Trilogy
Grigori Trilogy
The Grigori Trilogy is a series of three gothic horror novels by British author Storm Constantine. The series tells the story of the Grigori, a race of fallen angels who are being rewoken in preparation for the new millennium, and their children by human women, the Nephilim.Constantine draws upon a...


  • Stalking Tender Prey (1995)
  • Scenting Hallowed Blood (1996)
  • Stealing Sacred Fire (1997)


  • Sea Dragon Heir
    Sea Dragon Heir
    The Sea Dragon Heir is a fantasy novel written by Storm Constantine first published in 2001. The plot centers on a royal family, long tainted by a curse put upon them by the emperor many hundreds of years before...

  • The Crown of Silence (2000)
  • The Way of Light (2001)

Wraeththu Histories

  • The Wraiths of Will and Pleasure (2003)
  • The Shades of Time and Memory (2004)
  • The Ghosts of Blood and Innocence (2005)

Wraeththu Role-Playing Game Books

  • From Enchantment to Fulfilment (with Gabriel Strange, Lydia Wood, 2005)

Additional fiction works

  • Hermetech (1991)
  • Burying the Shadow (1992)
  • Sign for the Sacred (1993)
  • Calenture (1994)
  • Three Heralds of the Storm (1997)
  • Thin Air (with Greg Child
    Greg Child
    Greg Child is an Australian-born rock climber, mountaineer, author and filmmaker.He is a writer for "Outside magazine" and has authored several books: "Thin Air: Encounters in the Himalayas", "Mixed Emotions: Mountaineering Writings of Greg Child", "Postcards from the Ledge", "Over the Edge" and...

    ) (1999)
  • The Thorn Boy (1999)
  • The Oracle Lips (1999)
  • Silverheart (with Michael Moorcock
    Michael Moorcock
    Michael John Moorcock is an English writer, primarily of science fiction and fantasy, who has also published a number of literary novels....

    ) (2000)
  • The Thorn Boy and Other Dreams of Dark Desire (2003)
  • Mythanima (2006)
  • Mythophidia: A Collection of Stories (2008)

Non-fiction works

  • The Inward Revolution (with Deborah Benstead) (1998)
  • Bast and Sekhmet: Eyes of Ra (with Elouise Coquio) (1999)
  • Egyptian Birth Signs (2002)
  • The Grimoire of Deharan Magick: Kaimana (2005)
  • Sekhem Heka: A Natural Healing and Self Development System (2008)

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