Sarah Raughley

Sarah Raughley is a fantasy writer based in Ontario.
Sarah Raughley is an author of fantasy novels. (Melanie Gillis)

Sarah Raughley is a fantasy novelist from Southern Ontario. Raughley's YA Effigies series, which includes Fate of FlamesSiege of Shadows and Legacy of Light, drops readers into a world where four young women are imbued with the powers of the four elements — fire, water, air and earth — and tasked with protecting the world from the evil Phantoms. 

Raughley's stories typically feature elements of magic, otherworldly powers and the fantastical. 

Her latest is The Bones of Ruin, a fantasy YA novel set in 1880s London featuring an immortal African tightrope walker named Iris. The follow-up to The Bones of Ruin, titled The Song of Wrath, will be published in April 2023.

Books by Sarah Raughley


Sarah Raughley talks to Shelagh Rogers about The Bones of Ruin.

Sarah Raughley goes to the circus in her fantasy novel, The Bones of Ruin

9 months ago
Duration 2:10
Sarah Raughley explores Victorian London through the eyes of an African tightrope walker in her new novel The Bones of Ruin. Her protagonist Iris is haunted by a past she cannot remember and, in a desperate bid for clues, enters the Tournament of Freaks — a deadly competition for people with supernatural abilities.
Columnist and blues musician Shakura S'Aida on why Sarah Raughley's Fate of Flames is a good match for Angelfall by Susan Ee.



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