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Mette Ivie Harrison Books In Order

Publication Order of Princess Books

The Princess and the Hound (2007) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Princess and the Bear (2009) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Princess and the Snowbird (2010) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Princess and the Horse (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Princess and the Wolf (2013) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Rose Throne Books

The Rose Throne (2013) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Linda Wallheim Books

The Bishop's Wife (2014) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
His Right Hand (2015) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
For Time and All Eternities (2017) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Not of This Fold (2018) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

The Monster in Me (2003) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mira, Mirror (2004) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tris and Izzie (2011) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
An Ideal Boyfriend (2012) Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Author Mette Ivie Harrison (a Danish name that is pronounced Metty, like her mom Betty) was born in Summit, New Jersey on September 30, 1970 and was the ninth of eleven kids, growing up in a Mormon family. Her name means “pearl” in Greek and is supposed to be short for metaphysical. The name is not short for anything.

When she was ten years old, her family moved to Provo. During high school, she studied German, and spent the year of 1985 going to a German gym.

She got Brigham Young University’s Ezra Taft Benson Scholarship in the year 1988, and graduated after two years with master’s and bachelor’s in German Literature. She would also get a full scholarship to go to Princeton, getting her PhD in Germanic Languages and Literatures in the year 1995. She would quit her job as an adjunct professor she had at BYU in the year 1997.

“Mira, Mirror” won the Utah Letters About Literature in the year 2006. Three of her other novels were finalists for AML Awards in 2007, 2014, and 2015.

She writes fantasy and young adult novels, and has written the “Linda Wallheim” series and the “Hound” series. Her stand alone novel “The Monster in Me” was released in the year 2003 and is her debut as an author.

Mette lives in Utah with her husband and their six kids. She writes at four in the morning, during nap time, or when the broccoli is burning. She has to find the time whenever she has it. Harrison enjoys writing the same kinds of books she enjoys reading. It is a real treat for her to find out what is coming next, just like a reader does. She even does some triathlon racing.

“The Princess and the Hound” is the first novel in the “Princess” series, which was released in the year 2007. He is a prince and the heir to a kingdom, which is being threatened on every side. He is also the possessor of an animal magic which is forbidden by death in the land he will one day rule.

She is a princess from one of the rival kingdoms, a daughter her dad did not want. She is isolated from any kind of rule human friendship but cannot be separated from her hound.

Though the pair believe they have little in common with each other, they each have a secret that has to be hidden no matter what. They are stubborn and proud, not to mention bound to marry for their respective kingdoms. This princess and prince are going to steal your heart, but are they going to fall in love with each other?

Fans of the novel found this to be an original fairy tale, as it swept them up into its fantasy land full of animal magic and princesses. The book was captivating and easy to read in just one day.

“The Princess and the Bear” is the second novel in the “Princess” series, which was released in the year 2009. He used to be a king and was turned into a bear as a punishment for his selfish and cruel deeds.

She now takes the form of a hound, and used to be a princess.

The pair make for wary companions and are sent, as humans, back to a period of time when magic went horribly astray. They must right the wrongs that were caused by a crippling power. If they could just figure out a way to trust one another.

While they both start becoming more aware of the growing attraction between the two, the stakes get higher. They have to find out how to eliminate the evil force or they just might lose one another forever.

Fans of the novel find Harrison’s writing style to be quite lyrical and beautiful. The story pulls you in and does not let you go until the book is finished.

“The Princess and the Snowbird” is the third novel in the “Princess” series, which was released in the year 2010. Her parents are a bear and hound and she is their headstrong kid. She is also the heir to all the royal magic they have and is able to transform into whatever animal she wants.

He has no magic and an outcast. The guy is just determined to make his way in the forest, which is beholden to nobody.

Even though Jens and Liva are as different as it gets, the first time they meet, they are drawn to one another. The attraction is irresistible for them. They have their demons. Liva has the huge responsibility that exists with the vast amount of magic that she has inherited. Jens has all of the haunting memories that he has left behind him. Separately, they keep watch for one another and for the large snowbird whose appearance is a foreboding presence for them both.

When a terrible threat comes to light, the pair set out to try to keep what they hold dear safe. There is a lot at stake here, because if they fail, it could mean an end to magic. Success, however, might bring them together at long last.

Fans find this author to be a strong writer who is gifted at creating believable worlds and telling stories. Another book from this series that was hard to put down.

“The Princess and the Horse” is the fourth novel in the “Princess” series, which was released in the year 2011. Fierce’s mom left the pack to be a human. Fierce was left behind and has vowed to have nothing to do with humans.

She finds a woman that reminds her of her mom while in the forest. She hesitates for just a moment, and the woman (Princess Jaleel) turns her into a human with wild magic. Quickly, she gets pulled into the concerns of humans about the effects misusing wild magic by Princess Jaleel can have. Will she choose to be human to save the world or is she going to go back to being a hound so she can save herself?

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