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Sophie Audouin-Mamikonian
Princess of Armenia
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The Princess in 2010
Born August 24, 1961 (1961-08-24) (age 59)
Saint-Jean-de-Luz,  France
Occupation Writer

Sophie Audouin-Mamikonian (born August 24, 1961 in Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France) is a French writer and author of young adult fantasy books, including the popular Tara Duncan series. She has claimed to be the heir to the ancient throne of the medieval kingdom of Armenia and carries the unofficial title HRH Princess Sophie Audouin-Mamikonian.


Sophie Audouin-Mamikonian was born in Saint-Jean-de-Luz, France and grew up in the Basque Country where she drew the tales and legends that fuel her imagination. She is married with two daughters, Diane and Marine. She holds a M.A. in diplomacy and strategy. She currently divides her time between family and writing. She is a contributor to Children's Health Fund Children's Health Fund, founded by Paul Simon and Dr. Irwin Redlener and the Princess SAM Foundation for Armenia. She currently lives in Paris.

Sophie's first writing attempts were sketches of fantasy fiction. She wrote the fantasy novel series Tara Duncan between 1987 and 1990, but only found a publisher in 2003, when magic in books became the trend due to the success of Harry Potter.

Sophie has been honored with the Medal of Legion d'Honneur, and the Medal Of Art et Lettres.

Tara Duncan Series

* Tara Duncan and the Spellbinders, translated by William Rodarmor (Sky Pony, 2012)

  • Tara Duncan and the Forbidden Book, translated by William Rodarmor (Sky Pony, 2013)
  • The Cursed Scepter
  • The Renegade Dragon
  • The Forbidden Continent
  • In Magister’s Trap
  • The Phantom invasion
  • The Evil Empress
  • Against the Black Queen
  • Dragons versus Demons
  • War of the Planets
  • The Final Battle
  • Tara and Cal
  • The OtherWorld Twins
Sequel : 450 years before Tara Duncan : Beauty's daughter:

The Tara Duncan book series has been adapted into an animated TV series currently airing on the Kabillion Cable TV network, produced by Moonscoop, Disney, and M6 and bought by 20 broadcasters. Now Tara Duncan series is available on Amazon VOD.

Indiana Teller Series

Synopsis: The heir of a werewolf pack in Montana, Indiana Teller is the son of a human and a werewolf. But his human genes blocked his wolf genes and he never turned into a wolf. Rejected by the pack, he leaves to go to the University of Montana to study and embrace his human side. There, he meets a very pretty but mysterious human girl, Katerina. For the first time, Indiana feels like a normal person. And falls in love with Katerina.

But why does Louis Brandkel, the chief of another werewolf pack, want Indiana dead? And why does Louis's son Tyler, try so hard to steal Katerina away from him? Amid betrayal and danger, Katerina and Indiana's love face terrible challenges. Because Katerina's beautiful eyes have made Indiana forgot the pack's most important rule: it is forbidden to love a human. And the penalty for breaking that rule is death.

  • Spring Moon, translated by William Rodarmor (published as an e-book by Entangled Publishing, 2013)
  • Summer Moon (Michel Lafon press)
  • Autumn Moon
  • Winter Moon

Young Adult Works

  • The Color of Angels' Souls, Volume 1 (published January 5, 2012) (Robert Laffont, Collection R)
  • The Color of Angels' Soul, Volume 2 (to be published, 2014) (Robert Laffont, Collection R)


  • La dance des obeses (The fat men's dance)
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