hc = hardcover, tp = trade (oversized) paperback, [UK ed] = British publication, [CDN ed] = Canadian publication. Default is US publication.
Please note that this listing is not exhaustive; we have many more (several hundred more) titles coming during this period.
To end a generational curse, Emma Merrigan travels back through time to a horrific act of violence - and faces the possibility that saving those in the future may mean sacrificing others in the past.
50 pages of Adams' unfinished novel THE SALMON OF DOUBT along with other writings culled from the 3000 unpublished files left on his disk drives. Recommended.
Young adult satire on the nature of consumerism. Teen Titus relies on the "feed" for everything - he can no longer read, write or even think for himself. But then Titus meets Violet, a girl who challenges everything he and his friends hold dear. Recommended.
Flandry, here a captain, is abducted by the Scothians, rescues the Emperor's kidnapped granddaughter, meets his nemesis Aycharaych, and investigates a previously unencountered alien race.
When Jeanne Les Flambeaux's parents take a vacation, they leave her in charge ofthe family's ancient possessions: a crystal skull and a priceless ruby scepter. The scepter is stolen during the night and she is propelled on a wild and wacky journey across the American Southwest. Fortunately, she has a talking crystal skull to aid her in her quest to recover the scepter. Recommended.
Anthology of romance/science fiction stories, with contributions from Jo Beverley, Lois McMaster Bujold, Mary Jo Putney, Catherine Asaro, Jennifer Roberson and Deb Stover.
Phule gets on the wrong side of celebrity canine Barky the Environmental Dog by hosting a group of big game hunters who think they can bag a dinosaur on Zenobia. Needless to say, dinosaurs are not a native species. But cold, hard facts never stopped a Phule. And neither will Barky's cold, wet nose.
In the doll forge Maquette, overwhelmed by the rigid fit of her own jaw, makes a run for it. Meanwhile Gregor gloomily considers the five glad bugs on a bedspread, the one disconsolate whimper, and the head which has no particular shape that make up his lifestyle.
It is clear to the creatures of Wyvernwood, last refuge to the dragons and the other magical creatures, that the gradual encroachment of mankind means they must find a new home. The only way to do that is to reunite three ancient artifacts. Prophecy says that one of three young dragons will accomplish the task.
Canadian author. Shriah of the Thousand Temples has declared holy war and has collected a force of thousands to retake the Holy City from the heathens. In the chaos a sorcerer, a concubine and a warrior fall under the spell of a man thought long dead, who brings revelation and insight and threatens to escalate the holy war into the Second Apocalypse. Recommended.
The sorceror Achamian rejoins the Holy War in its most desperate hour, only to discover that Anasurimbor Kellhus has taken Esmenet as his wife. Meanwhile, the warrior Cnaiur has become convinced that Kellhus will betray their pact to the murder of Kellhus's father and turns to agents of the Second Apocalyse and strikes an infernal bargain.
16-year-old Kaye is a modern nomad. Fierce and independent, she travels from city to city with her mother's rock band until an ominous attack forces Kaye back to her childhood home. There, amid the industrial, blue-collar New Jersey backdrop, she finds herself in an ancient power struggle between two rival faerie kingdoms. Recommended.
Newscaster Robert Londrigan loses his wife and baby daughter in childbirth. Then his daughter's body is stolen from the morgue by a strange, disfigured man.
The concluding volume of the Sword of Change trilogy. Devlin of Duncaer races to uncover a hidden enemy and save his adopted home before the entire kingdom collapses - taking its Chosen One down with it.
Sequel to THE SWORD OF THE LAND. With her baby kidnapped, her love missing, and her deposed cousin making war against her, Rilsin's only hope lies in a princess who may be her salvation - or an enemy worse than any she has ever encountered.
Sequel to PATHS OF THE DEAD and THE LORD OF CASTLE BLACK. The undead Sethra Lavode, the enchantress of Dzur Mountain, has reentered the Empire's affairs and is working against the ambitious dragonlord who is attempting to take the throne by advancing the true heir, the Phoenix Zerilka.
The new Khaavren novel is a direct sequel to THE PATHS OF THE DEAD. The Dragonlord Kana has expanded his holdings, taking over most of the Empire. Among those opposing him is the Dragonlord Morrolan, with his newly acquired Blackwand, a magical sword.
In a magical realm, three teenage girls--Jade, Opal, and Amber--are chosen to fulfill an ancient prophecy. On the day of their 14th birthday they embark on a quest to save the enchanted land called Fairytale. In a parallel world a young girl named Joa fights for her life in a hospital bed in Paris.
The stellar masters of horror and fantasy contribute stories featuring the vampire hunter Van Helsing: stories from Dunn, Golden, Hand, Hodge, Hoffman, Joyce, Koja, and Lee, among others.
The troubled, dual reign of Kings Lanius and Grus is threatened by civil war in the north and the half mindless thralldom of the Menteshe to the south. The kings must reclaim the all powerful Scepter before the Banished One's advantage becomes insurmountable - and their people discover just how formidable an enemy he truly is...
Nothing is right in the land. Leonardo Pegasus, retired magician, probes the murky depths of the Signal Network, where unseen forces vie for supremacy. Ashleigh Brown, urban teenager, yearns for the open road, and Charles Bannister, wealthy businessman, plunders the Outer Isles. And across the land, roaming bands of Seagull Drovers seek to guide the lost gulls back to the coast.
The realms of the Forelands are in turmoil as a result of a powerful conspiracy of Qirsi sorcerers. A handful of Qirsi and nobles realize that the time has come to take action, but operate in ignorance of one another. With the death of a king, new alliances form and former enemies become unlikley partners.
Alison, who can read anything - including the End of the World - crosses paths with: Wing Commander Leyton, pilot from the future and his bodyless navigator Jocelyn, the master of British intelligence Frederick Cleves, and vicious killer Douglas in search of a chip shop, the score of Cabaret and the composition of the Book of Revelation.
When Zita's grandfather flees his hospital bed - raving about demons - she must track him to his boyhood home of Budapest. But Zita is about to discover that his seeming madness masks a terrible truth - and the world may soon face a danger unlike any history has seen before.
As the chaos sweeps the world, governments and economies collapse, Nagunda Aran appears. A charismatic speaker who works miracles, he is predicting an impending cosmic disaster. As his influence grows, powerful forces seek to eliminate him, only to see their assassination attempts thwarted by bizarre circumstances.
Some of today's finest writers of magical fiction contribute short stories and poems interpreting the spirit of nature: Bell, Bull, Cadnum, de Lint, Dunn, Emshwiller, Ford, Gaiman, Hoffman, Koja, Lee, Lewis, Maguire, McKillip, Snyder, Vaz and Yolen. Cover and decorations by Charles Vess. Recommended.
Donnchadh and Gwalcmai must safeguard one extraordinary golden grail, a heavy, bloodstained sword called Excalibur--and each other's lives. For while an unquenchable evil struggles to take hold of the planet, they are the watchers, waiting for the moment when humankind can wage its last battle for survival.
After decades of warfare the five tribes of the Tiste Edur are united under the Warlock King of Hiroth. Now as a gathering for a pivotal treaty with Lether nears, ancient forces are awakening, preparing for an impending struggle.
A strong friendship develops between Dirk, second son of the Duke, and Kirshov Latanya, second son of the Lion of Senet. But will they, and their friendship, survive the chain of events set in motion by the ambitions of the ruthless High Priestess of the Shadowdancers and the domineering Lion of Senet?
The Sisters of the Blade rule Medalon with an iron fist--the gauntlet of the Defenders are sworn to uphold the Sisters and keep Medalon free of heathen influence. R'shiel, daughter of the First Sister of the Blade, and her half-brother Tarja, run afoul of their mother and must flee to save their lives. Soon they are caught up in a rebellion against the Sisters.
The new Midkemia series: in a distant land, high among the snowcapped mountains, a peaceful nation is mercilessly put to the sword - yet one among them has survived. Little more than a boy, Talon of the Silver Hawk must carry on until, someday, he becomes strong enough to seek vengeance against those who have destroyed his home and kin.
Tal Hawkins intends to destroy the Duke of Olasko, the nemesis who annihilated his people. In order to do so he must insinuate himself into the duke's confidence and carry out his most heinous and dangerous commands. But eventually Tal cannot comply, and ends up imprisoned and left to die in the Fortress of Despair.
Young adult: Syeira lives in Haysele, a land of horses and horse-sensitives. Fate pairs her with the wild mare Arwin when Arwin's two colts are taken from her. An orphan herself, Syeira knows the young horses must be found - even if she must risk her life to do so.
The American town hurled into the middle of the Thirty Years War faces a new challenge. A Venetian artisan has read a 20th century history book and is determined to rescue Galileo from his trial for heresy. The Americans are divided on whether to help him or to stop him.
The year is 1771, and the American war for independence is coming. Jamie Fraser, torn between his oath to the Crown and the changing times, stands in the shadow of the fiery cross - a standard that leads nowhere but to the bloody brink of war.
Skilgannon the Damned is back. Now he must travel across a perilous, demon-haunted realm seeking a mysterious temple and the ageless goddess who rules it. With assassins on his trail and an army of murderous foes ahead, the Damned sets off on a quest to resurrect the dead. But he does not travel alone - the man beside him is Druss the Legend.
Second in the series that melds the magic, romance, and vengeance of the gypsy culture with the silk trade, ghostly spirits, and a true love which is repeatedly thwarted: a return to the mythical kingdom of Tyrrhia, where religions rise, governments fall, and the only thing more powerful than a gypsy's passion is a gypsy's curse.
New pledges surrender their humanity to a brotherhood of evil in this terrifying tale of two fraternity houses engaged in an immortal, bloodthirsty rivalry.
Maura learns from her wizard guardian that she must find and unite with her country's legendary Waiting King in order to overthrow the ruthless Echtroi invaders. And quickly. She sets forth, her only ally the dangerous outlaw Rath.
A unquiet peace has settled upon the ravaged land of Atlanton Earth. For the friends and allies of Froghorn, Ned Thinvoice, wizards Grayfax Grimwald, and survivors of the great battle between the forces of dark and light, it is time to return for the allies.
Jake Kwok is on the verge of a breakthrough on the quantum computer when he disappears from his hotel room. All that's left is a pile of ashes. Neither the US nor its rival China know what happened but both are determined to find out. The chase will lead from the memory palaces of ancient China to the halls of US intelligence, from the brothels of Hong Kong to the virtual realm known as Cybernesia.
Changes are taking place in three connected universes: the Human world, the Goblin world, and the Faery world. Young Galen Arvad, a human with magical powers, is hauled away by the Dragon priests. His wife Berkita and his friend Cephas the dwarf set off to rescue him from a fate worse than death.
Sequel to THE SOUL THIEF, continuing the saga of Corban Loose-Strife and his sister Mav. Corban and Benna have fled from the blood feud and have settled with Mav and their children in a strange land across the sea.
When Paul Carpenter arrives to start his new job at H. W. Wells he isn't expecting that the apparently respectable establishment is in fact a front for a deeply sinister organization that has a mighty peculiar agenda. It seems that half the time his bosses are away with the fairies. But they're not, of course. They're away with the goblins.
Tony, a former street kid-turned-producer, is behind a new TV series about a vampire detective. But what is real and what is fantasy? The answers are to be found in a wizard who's come to Earth from another dangerous dimension - and he's been followed. Vancouver setting.
Sequel to GEOMANCER. Humanity is losing its war with the intelligent, winged predators known as Lyrinx. The crystal worker Tiaan, with her newly awakened talent for geomancy, is leading her people in a last, desperate stand against the Lyrinx. Recommended.
Boy Ben and dog Ned of CASTAWAYS OF THE FLYING DUTCHMAN now find themselves aboard a French pirate ship, pursued by an English privateer and a Spanish buccaneer. They make their way ashore and into the Pyrenees where with new companions they must face the evil outlaw Maguda Razan.
Three young people from different worlds meet in one and travel to a myriad of others in an attempt to unseat the false Merlin of Blest. They are just discovering their own powers when they band together to search for clues - both from their own families and from antiquity - to help them against the fanatical conspiracy that threatens to engulf all of the magic in the multiverse. Recommended.
Five top fantasy writers contribute to this collection of 5 novellas including "In the Dragon's House by Orson Scott Card, "Joust" by Mercedes Lackey, and other selections by Tanith Lee, Elizabeth Moon, and Michael Swanwick.
The newest in the DARK HUNTER series tells of Wulf, an immortal Viking warrior wuth the power to make everyone forget him, and Cassandra, the woman who can't get him off her mind.
The Born Queen defeated the Skasloi lords two millenia ago, freeing the race of humans from slavery. But now deadly creatures roam the land. The king's woodsman, a rebellious girl, a young priest, a roguish adventurer and a young man made suddenly into a knight - these and more face malevolent forces that shake the foundations of the kingdom, even as the Briar King - legendary harbinger of death - awakens from his slumber. Recommended.
A man is released from prison where he was serving a 7 year sentence for killing his abusive father in self defence. His attempts to rebuild his life are frustrated when his father returns, looking for revenge.
A human colony on a new world discovers primitive humanoid aliens. There are only a handful of isolated villages, and as the colonists gather more information, the evidence seems to indicate that the aliens are not native to the planet. Eventually the colonists will find themselves caught up in an interstellar war between two very different species of aliens.
There is something that really, really doesn't want the old gallows to be torn down in a small English town.
Assistant Trader Jethri Gobelyn is a hardworking young Terran who knows a lot about living onboard his family's space-going trade ship and a little bit about Liadens. In short order, however, Jethri Gobelyn is about to find out a lot more about Liadens. With his very existence a threat to the balance of trade, he needs to learn fast, or else help destroy all he holds dear.
Sequel to THROUGH WOLF'S EYES and WOLF'S HEAD, WOLF'S HEART. The sorceress Melina Shield has induced the ruler of New Kelvin to marry her. This is particularly bad news for Firekeeper. The royal beasts who watch over this world have given her the responsibility of stopping use of the forbidden ancient sorcery to gain power.
Lauren's mission to bring life-giving magic back through the World Gates to Earth has not gone unnoticed among the countless ancient evils, and Molly's power to protect her is not sufficient. A maelstrom is coming that will drag down gods and humans alike unless a last, desperate stand is made against the Night Watch, eater of worlds.
Britain has dissolved into a loose collection of tiny tribes and villages who take identity from the island's myths and legends. Across this bizarre landscape a man embarks on an epic quest to rescue his kidnapped wife, despite the fact their marriage had been a disaster.
Nazhuret is apprenticed to learn optics and swordcraft from an astronomer. When he leaves his mentor, his lessons will serve him well.
In a bleak and gritty England, in a fantastical Age of Industry, the wealth that comes from magic is both revered and reviled. Here, an ambitious young man is haunted by his childhood love - a woman determined to be a part of a world he despises. Recommended.
Kharl is the best cooper in Brysta, one of the major cities in Nordia. Kharl is jailed and tortured for crimes he did not commit. When he is released, he is on the run with only a few coins in his pocket and a staff and book of power from the woman who was slain. Kharl is about to learn a new, very different skill.
Chris Faulkner has a new job at Shorn Conflict Investment - but has he got what it take to make a real killing - to provide the financing, intelligence and arms for the winning side in a conflict in exchange for a slice of the action when the war is won? In this world, executives fight lethal duels in souped-up, heavily armoured cars on the empty motorways.
One by one America's most corrupt public servants are dying violent deaths. It seems the Moral and Ethics Behavior Establishment - MAEBE - is cleaning up the political menu so that there own candidate, Orville Flicker, will succeed in his manipulative campaign to win the Oval Office. Can Remo and Chiun stop the bad guys from getting whacked?
ANDROIDS AT ARMS and WRAITHS OF TIME in a single volume.
Before astonished scientists can halt them, brutal 21st century jihad terrorists slip through a temporal hole, determined to change the course of history. Three people are sent back in time, armed only with swords and daggers, to fetch the terrorists back from the time of the Roman Empire.
Lumley, Wagner, Foster, Ramsey Campbell, and Ligotti are among the twenty modern authors who offer stories inspired by the master of the macabre.
Non-sf. On the eve of WWII, after winning a bronze in the Berlin Olympics, two brothers go separate ways, one becoming a pilot, the other working for the Red Cross.
The children of the twin brothers Donovan and Griffin are involved in a magic-fuelled struggle to protect Elizabethan England from enemies both mortal and demonic.
Danny Briggs, a bright but unexceptional thief, stumbles upon the lost poems of Black Orpheus, who sang of the bandit and assassin known as Santiago. Danny begins an interstellar quest to determine the truth behind Santiago's legend, a quest that will bring him face to face with Santiago himself.
A Civil War soldier-turned-vampire comes to Haiti in 1914 and meets a woman who makes him yearn for mortal life. This yearning brings him to Dr, Lavalle, a man who may be able to return to him his soul. The cure will either bring him salvation - or damnation.
The only shadow on the upcoming marriage of Linda Leigh to Geoff is Geoff's son Josh's insistence that his mother will return. Things go from bad to worse when Geoff's first wife returns to reclaim the husband and son she once deserted. She embodies a force of evil who wants Linda out of their lives forever.
Retrieval Artist Miles Flint brought one of the Disappeared out of hiding, believing she would be safe. But then she's murdered, plunging Flint into a mystery involving an enigmatic alien race - and the fate of the entire solar system.
13 of history's most powerful leaders will meet a fate different from that which has been recorded, and history will then proceed differently. Sargent, Dann, Effinger, Watson, Morrow, Zebrowski and Michelle West are among the 13 authors contributing original stories.
Boudica and Ban (now an officer in the Roman cavalry) are on opposite sides in the brutal war of attrition between the occupying army and the defeated tribes. Caradoc has been captured and faces the ultimate penalty. Only Ban has the power to save him, but Ban has spent a decade denying his past.
The Four Horsemen of the Apocalyse have arrived and are searching for Rex Boggs, the Wizard of Limbo. They have apprehended Iris, bored with her regal life, on her way back to her old Lancing newsagent's shop, and are holding her hostage. Meanwhile a maverick geneticist has modified coral DNA into a supercomputer that comes up with a formula for predicting the future.
Humorous fantasy. The fantasy world of Limbo and the Hove waterfront intersect: dinosaurs, Norman invaders and Regency ladies converge.
Hans Rebka (of CONVERGENT SERIES and TRANSVERGENCE) had solved the mystery of the gigantic millions-years-old Artifacts, and he had defeated the Zardalu, one-time tyrannical rulers of the galaxy. But that was only a warm-up for the main event. In one arm of the galaxy, something is destroying whole stellar systems. Rebka discovers a battle underway to determine the ultimate fate of the galaxy.
First in the Space opera Structure novels, where boundaries between good and evil, male and female, human and non-human become indistinguishable.
Eliza attempts to return from France to London with her baby, but her ship is stopped by a French privateer and she is returned to the Sun King's court. Thrown back into a web of intrigue, she must contend with buccaneers, Jesuits, financial manipulators, and even a cryptographer or two. SIGNED COPIES.
Sequel to A COLLEGE OF MAGICS. Samuel Lambert, phenomenal sharpshooter and adventurer, is invited to Glasscastle to participate in the top secret Agincourt project. The only dangers he expects to face are heavy dinners, British snobbery, and tea with the Provost's wife. However, things prove to be much more exciting.
A new reader friendly version of Homer's epic poem THE ILIAD tells of the classic Greek tale of the attack of Troy.
The first single-source collection of medieval works that influenced Middle Earth, this accessible book introduces a range of great canonical literature to contemporary readers, including SIR GAWAIN AND THE GREEN KNIGHT, BEOWULF, and the EDDA of Snorri Sturleson.
A terrible civil war has torn apart the kingdom of Detina. The tide has started to turn in favour of the South's larger population and greater wealth, but the war is far from over: sorcery is unpredictable, and when spells misfire, crucial battles are lost. And now the South must battle the North on its own ground, which will prove treacherous and deadly.
Prince Roger MacClintock was heir to the galaxy's THRONE OF MAN - and a self-obsessed spoiled young brat - until he and the Royal Marines sent to protect him were stranded on Marduck with only their feet to get them halfway around the planet. But they've made it to the sea, and on the way Roger has done some serious growing up. Still, the sea has monsters big enough to swallow a ship - and across the water is an enemy spaceport, bristling with heavy artillery, against which Roger's team has only hand weapons.
Sequel to MOONSPEAKER. Haemas is founder of the mindtalent school called the House of Moons and is also unofficial ambassador to the enigmatic aliens known as the Old Ones. Bitter Lord Chee wants Haemas and all she has--and he has discovered an ancient mind-control weapon that will give him what he craves.
With the fall of the Soviet Union, vampires have moved to a town on the New Jersey shore. Falsely accused of abuse, Father Dan is drunk in the basement waiting for the end. Sister Carolyn has become a killer of vampires. Brought together by Rabbi Zev Wolpin, they might find a way for humanity to fight back.
The new Repairman Jack. In the Borough of Queens, a house is haunted by the ghost of a nine-year-old girl as the forces of evil seem about to triumph and fill the world with eternal darkness.
The vampire Saint Germain's third episode brings him to the last, unstable days of the reign of Nero in ancient Rome.
This influential collection of Zelazny's stories is back in print.
The destruction of an outlink station by a nanomycelium suggests that the alien bioconstruct Dragon is somehow involved. Agent Cormac must investigate the disaster and also resolve the question of Masada, a world about to be subsumed as the Line of Polity is drawn across it. Recommended.
Some of the Heliothane's enemy have escaped into the past, wreaking havoc through time. The worst of these is Cowl, an artificially forced advance in human evolution. And there is Cowl's pet, the torbeast, hunting through time and the alternates, growing vast and dangerous, and continuing to feed.
The Snowman is sleeping in a tree, in mourning, and slowly starving to death. He searches for supplies in a wasteland where insects proliferate, and pigoons and wolvogs ravage the pleeblands and the Compounds. He also searches his memory for what went so wrong. He journeys back in the past to Crake's high-tech bubble-dome where the Paradice Project unfolded and the world came to grief.
The neo-gods of Mexico are locked in a battle for dominion. They have hijacked Kane into the world of the Aztecs. Kane is invested with the power of the sun god and must restore the legendary Quetzalcoatl to his rightful place--or become a human sacrifice...
When two powerful rakshasas - demons - plan to take over the land of humans, the legendary seer-mage Vishwamitra is forced out of a centuries-long retreat to call upon Rama, heir to the throne of Ayodhya, to help in the battle of Good against Evil.
African American vampire huntress Damali Richards finds herself getting pulled deep into the terrifying world of a seductive beast in the opening book of this new vampire series.
Astro Corporation and Humphries Space Systems go to war over the riches of the Asteroid Belt while the shadowy Yamagata corporation attempts to take advantage of the quarrel and space pirate Lars Fuchs decides to settle his own personal vendetta.
Hal Keilas was laughed at when he dreamed of riding a dragon to war. When war began between the kingdoms of Deraine, Sagene, and Roche, Hal and his comrades unleashed the power of the dragons and drove their enemies before them. The might of Roche lies unbroken, but Hal, Dragonmaster, knows that the war and killing have just begun.
From the groundbreaking forefathers such as Bester, Dick and Delany, to Gibson and Sterling, and forward to such innovators as Stephenson, Shiner and Rucker.
Among all the novices in the Magicians' Guild, only Sonea comes from lowly beginnings, but she has a powerful ally in Lord Dannyl - until Dannyl must depart for the Elyne court, leaving her at the mercy of her enemies.
The Realm is an England that is still magical, populated with legendary beasts and criss-crossed with lines of power. Gwydion (once known as Merlyn) has walked the realm for centuries. Now, with his young apprentice Willand, he must unearth the old standing stones or the Realm will be plunged into civil war.
After the Age of Misrule comes a new Dark Age - creatures of myth and legend have returned and a beleagured Britain needs new heroes: a new Knights Templar. But as society disintegrates, the Knights must call on the pagan gods of Celtic myth if the human race is to survive.
The prequel to INFINITE and MISCHIEF explores the 1920s background of the horrific Harrow House.
Sequel to SHADOWKINGS. Izarno Mazaret, now Lord Regent, is grieving. Tauric is now Emperor, but feeling increasingly impotent, paralyzed by despair. Keren is still shattered by her encounter with a Daemon while her twin Nerek is hounded by sinister omens. Meanhwile the Shadowking Byrnak, harried by the Lord of Twilight, shuns the other Shadowkings, and prepares to defy the goddess Earthmother with an attack on the Empire.
As he pulls off the most brilliant criminal feat of his career, Artemis Fowl's plan goes awry and his loyal bodyguard Butler is mortally injured. Artemis's only hope of saving his friend is to contact his old rival Captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon police to employ fairy magic.
Artemis is in boarding school in Ireland when he receives an urgent video email from his father in Russia. Artemis rushes to rescue his father from the Russian Mafiya but is stopped by Captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon fairy police. Artemis must join forces with the fairies in order to save his father.
13 year old Cosmo Hill of Satellite City has been dipped in vaccine and has been sent to the Clarissa Frayne Institute for Parentally Challenged Boys - freight class. Here boys are used as human guinea pigs to test dangerous products.
A collection of the 15 stories written by Crowley between 1976 and 2002.
When her Field Base is mysteriously attacked, Dr. Mackenzie Connor must flee for her life. Joining forces with an alien archaeologist, she escapes to his planet on a quest to find a defense against the unknown aggressor - before they launch a full-scale invasion of Earth.
THE REGIMENT, THE WHITE REGIMENT, and THE REGIMENT'S WAR in a single volume.
Some pioneers have ventured beyond the close-knit Met to the outer planets and moons too distant to be physically linked. Here they have created a culture where the human and artificial intelligence merge. And now the fragile peace betwen the Met and the outer systems has been shattered.
Detective Kyle Sommers leads a task force to catch the brutal serial killer nicknamed the "Cradle Robber", a murderer who has methodically snuffed out the lives of children along the California coast and now has come to Portland, Oregon. Sommers learns that the killer is a time traveler, who grieving for his own murdered child, has vowed to save the children of the past.
A collection of his stories.
What do Jane Mansfield, Pythagoras, Disney "imagineers", and the Virgin Mary have in common? They are all protagonists in Paul Di Filippo's latest stylish collection of stories.
Three fast-moving adventures in one volume. In Dickson's HOUR OF THE HORDE an outnumbered galactic legion faces a merciless alien horde. In Dickson's WOLFLING, the people of primitive Earth were dubbed 'wolflings' by the galaxy's rulers -- until Jim Kell went to the rulers' Throne World. In GREMLINS GO HOME by Bova and Dickson, we learn that elves, gremlins and leprechauns are really aliens marooned on Earth centuries ago. Now they can go home - if they can hijack NASA's Mars rocket!
With his mother's life at stake, Dirk Provin must emerge from hiding in the Baenlands and return to Elcast. This will set in motion rebellion. A ruler's fears and a madman's prophecy will start Dirk on a quest for truth that will spark a fierce battle between two very different men: one who believes only what his five senses tell him, the other obsessed by his faith in the divine.
To most people around him, Matt is not a boy, but a beast. A room full of chicken litter with roaches for friends and old chicken bones for toys is considered good enough for him. But for El Patrin, lord of a country called Opium -- a strip of poppy fields lying between the U.S. and what was once called Mexico -- Matt is a guarantee of eternal life. El Patrin loves Matt as he loves himself for Matt "is" himself. They share identical DNA.
Thursday Next is back. Something is rotten in the state of fiction and Thursday's hopes of a quiet life are dashed by an outbreak of the mispeling vyrus, hazardous encounters with grammasites, a disgrunted Humpty Dumpty, a long wait for Godot, and an old enemy playing havoc with her memories of her husband.
The luxury liner River of Stars was once the envy of all solar sailors, but she operates now as a tramp freighter and her crew is a motley group of misfits. An unlikely and catastrophic engine failure strikes, dooming them.
Rabbit is a trooper on the Border Guards, just another body in the King's Army. But when his patrol encounters a Faena - one of the magic guardians of an uneasy ally - Rabbit is thrust into a political and magical intrigue that could start a war. Because Rabbit isn't just another trooper. He is the son of nobility - and a mage who doesn't know his own power...
Sequel to WHITE WOLF. The lands of the Drenai live in fear of the abominable Joinings - their only hope is Skilgannon the Damned. But Skilgannon has been dead for a millenium: reborn, his memories are fragmented. Still, he is not alone: another legendary hero will lead the way against the ageless evil.
In the Nightside, the hidden heart of London where it's always 3 AM, Detective John Taylor must find an elusive singer. Known as the Nightingale, she has lured many a fan to suicide. Taylor is determined to stop her, but in order to catch her he will have to hear the deadly music - and survive.
Twelve original tales about the folk of Faerie, including stories from de Lint, Rusch and Huff.
Set in an alternate future where the Ottoman Empire still exists. Ashraf Bey, now in El Iskandriya, has yet to meet his father Moncef, Emir of Tunis, but now it may be too late. Moncef is said to be on the edge of death after an assassination attempt.
For 8 years, the besieged city of Troy has withstood the relentless invasion of the Achean warriors. Now the dread Achilles, mightiest of the Greek warriors, casts his sights on Themiskyra, fabled home of the Amazons. Penthesilea, Queen of the Amazons, vows to avenge the death of her mother who died on Achilles' sword.
The new Southern Vampire adventure: Sookie Stackhouse, a cocktail waitress with a superntural gift, is on a new supernatural adventure.
All the creatures of the night gather in "the Hollows" of Cincinnati, to hide, to prowl, to party ... and to feed. Vampires rule the darkness in a predator-eat-predator world rife with danger - and it's Rachel Morgan's job to keep that world civilized. A bounty hunter and witch with serious sex appeal and an attitude, she'll bring 'em back alive, dead ... or undead.
In a land where the battle between Good and Evil is always near, the Black Knight, Seraphim d'Ange, fells enemies with silent grace. Yet the Knight's hard-won battles and dented armor hide a larger secret - "he" is actually "she".
GRAY MATTERS, SYMBIOGRAPHY and two more stories - in a single volume.
New in the Asimov Robots series. Robot specialist Derec Avery and Calvin Institute attache Ariel Burgess (last seen in AURORA) return. A human has been murdered and all clues point to a robot as the murderer. How can that be? Derec and Ariel investigate.
The Node has failed. As hordes of alien Lyrinx swarm out of the tar pits of Snizort hoping to fall on the survivors of the battle, Tiaan is held prisoner by the vengeful Vithis, determined to extract her geomantic secrets. Nish and Irisis are cast out, and humanity must depend on the wiles of the Scrutator Xervish Flydd.
Six all new tales of horror and suspense.
Winner of the Arthur C. Clarke Award. Rock Legends. True Romance. A fantasy about England. The talented little brat, Fiorinda, is a rock and roll princess. Ax Preston is a soft-spoken guitarman with bizarre delusions about saving the country; and Sage Pender, techno-wizard king. First in a series of three.
An epic fantasy of religious pilgrims on a hostile desert planet. A starfleet of colonists, gone irrevocably off-course on their way to a paradisal planet, find refuge on a world never meant to be theirs.
The alien Reapers have ruled Earth for 45 years. David Valentine is a member of the human resistance, who is now being trained as a Cat - an elite stealth warrior. His first mission is to investigate the threat of the Twisted Cross, a mysterious new force under Reaper control.
Duncan Talisker, worn out from his double existence, languishes in a mental hospital. However, a Navajo in Arizona learns that he will need Duncan's help to cross over to the Otherworld and deal with the instability there that threatens this plane of reality.
As the world slides towards the destruction initiated by the Regenesis group, society is falling apart as belief fragments. Now a law has been passed which sanctions mass religious suicide as long as the church registers itself. In a world where hardly anyone has much to live for, it's a dangerous law.
Plucky young American Jenny Benet, raised in the Wild West, comes to Egypt with her archaeologist uncle to investigate the legendary Buried Pyramid. They must deal with a treacherous party, who is shadowing their path, and with other, more mysterious forces.
The anthropologist and priest, Isabel Burke, has been called to the barren planet of Virimund to study the human life on a planet where children do not age. One child is captured by the ExtraSolar corporation in order to study the secret of ageless existence.
Ebriel Serique and her family live a protected life in the last years of the 21st century, protected by the glass walls of their skyscraper apartment high above Paris - until one day Ebriel's husband and daughter are in a yacht and are murdered. The killers claim they crossed the Line of Partition onto the poverty-stricken other side. Ebriel begins to reevaluate her acceptance of the way her world is ordered.
A collection of stories set in the world of Mithgar.
The Talented Alucius is now the youngest captain in the Militia. Corus has been fragmented since the fall of its ancient magic-powered civilization and a would-be conqueror has somehow revived sorcerous creatures of legend to assist in his crusade to reunite the continent under his rule. Neither the officers above him nor the men under him know it, but Alucius's Talent is their only hope for victory, or even survival.
Every winter researcher Nathan Quinn plies the warm waters off Hawaii to find the reason that humpback whales sing. When he sees the words "Bite Me" scrawled across a whale's tail, an adventure begins that involves age-old conspiracy, top-level military secrets, a highly evolved super race with a penchant for baked goods, the source of all life on the planet, and a megalomaniac undersea ruler.
Sequel to THE HEAT SEEKERS - an elite cadre of vampires are in jeopardy of being exposed - and destroyed.
The Reverend Merrily Watkins is unhappy when she learns how a TV drama producer plans to host his unprofitable murder mystery weekends in a mansion linked not only to Victorian spiritualism and medieval exorcism, but with a chain of deaths.
Apprentice to the court astrologer on a primitive planet, a saurian learns the true nature of the heavenly objects that figure in the alien religion. His ability to convince his people of his findings is crucial to their survival.
277th century: Earth is dead and humanity is spread across the galaxy in colonies. To these new worlds come the apparently invincible Immortals. Even so, a small group on the planet Pentecost sets out to challenge them.
Damiana is a Safe-keeper in the small village of Tambleham - she keeps silent the secrets that visitors and neighbors impart to her. A mysterious stranger arrives and passes to her an unusual secret - a baby boy. She raises the boy with her own newborn daughter. As teenagers, Reed and Fiona must come to terms with who they are and who they may be.
An alternate history in which Rome survives and flourishes into the 21st century and ultimately to the "Great Exodus" as an intrepid band of Hebrews attempts to escape the early oppression of Roman rule and journey to a new Eden on a distant planet.
Wren has always hoped for adventure. Now on a grand adventure, she leads a kidnapped princess, a handsome prince, and an apprenticed magician over the mountains and fights battles along the way.
Wren, who grew up in an orphanage, wants to find her long lost family. Her quest turns into a more dangerous adventure than she ever imagined. When her traveling companion, Prince Connor Shaltar begins to meddle with magic, things get out of hand.
Wren and her friends, Teressa, Prince Connor Shaltar, and the magician Tyron are thrust into the middle of a war when the evil Andreus becomes power hungry. They need magic to turn the bloody tide.
Derek Vandeveer, one of the world's top cyber security theorists accepts a job with a brand new national security agency and becomes involved in the search to determine who is attacking a top secret US satellite.
Second-Best Sailor wants to sail his boat and trade with the wandering Neanderthals. His comfortable lifestyle vanishes in an instant when the reefwives tell him that a Cosmic Unity mission fleet is heading for his homeworld. Samuel, a Servant of Unity XIV, wants to spread the message of Cosmic Unity. Flung together by fate these two find themselves on opposite sides of a battle for hearts and minds.
A collection of his stories.
Before the world was born, there was the Dust of Eden - blood-red earth from which all else was created. The last deposit of the mysterious dust became a viciously guarded secret ... until the site was disturbed. A bit of Eden found its way into the hands of Ariel Leppa - an embittered elderly woman unaware of its ferocious power - at first.
College student Nate Black is a top notch computer hacker. But he's long since stopped the kind of hacking that could put him behind bars. Under the guise of his user name Azrael he has never been discovered. That is, until Nate gets an anonymous email, after which nothing will ever be the same. He's abducted to an alien world, where magic is the rule and the gods are all too real.
Vicar Obidiah Demurral, greedy and power hungry, has welcomed the darkness and has become a powerful shadowmancer-sorcerer. Young Rapnah has come to reclaim a precious artifact that Demurral has stolen. Rapnah, Thomas, and Kate join forces against Demurral in a war between good and evil that brings them face to face with the powers of darkness.
Begins a new World II alternative history series: the fragile peace of three decades has seen Japan dominate the Pacific and the Russian Tsar ruling Alaska. Now that peace is broken when the Confederacy sends its planes to bomb Philadelphia and General Patton's divisions north, cutting the United States in half.
1934 - conclusion to the trilogy. The United States is tied down in a bloody occupation of Canada and fatigued from their Pacific war with Japan. The Confederate States feel the time is ripe to launch an all-out war.
A manned mission to Mars becomes a personal mission for an unlikely bunch of suburban misfits. In a deserted warehouse near Daytona they construct a spaceship out of old tanker cars and they plan to not only beat the Chinese to Mars, but to rescue everyone aboard the marooned Ares 7 as well.
When a friendly competition on the island of Tir leads to the death of a favorite horse and incurs the wrath of the Horse Goddess, the stage is set for a deadly game of politics, love, and betrayal among the feuding kingdoms, intertwining the fates of four friends, destined for kingship but driven by rivalry and war.
Bahzell has been accepted as a windrider by the flying coursers of the Sothoii and is gaining in stature at every turn. But the goddess Shigu, the Queen of Hell, is sowing dissension among the war maids of the Sothoii. The supporters of the deposed noble who started the war are plotting to murder their new liege and frame Bahzell for the deed.
For ages dragons have not interfered in the ways of humans, their wrath held at bay by the Amazonian order of priestesses and their mysterious Mistress of Dragons. But now the order has come undone, violated by men, and a mad scramble of intrigue, magic and lineage ensues - revealing the dark secret behind the arcane Parliament of Dragons.
Katya Reimann completes Wilder's last Hylor novel. The Shee, the dwindling Fair Folk, recruit for their own purposes mounted soldier Gael Maddoc. Her nascent magical talents and her resourcefulness show her to be the Wanderer, a legendary figure for whom they have been waiting.
Standalone contemporary fantasy set in Northern California. Theo Vilmos is a 30-year-old lead singer in an unsuccessful rock band. He seeks refuge in an isolated cabin in the woods and discovers a memoir written by a dead relative that draws him into the magical world of Faerie. Recommended.
Earth is long since dead. On a colony planet a band of men have gained control of technology, made themselves immortal and now rule their world as the gods of the Hindu pantheon. Only one dares oppose them: he who was once Siddhartha.
Humans discover that, in unwittingly setting fire to gas-giant planets and committing genocide against the alien Hydgrogues, they have awakened an ancient, fearsome and merciless enemy. They now discover new alien races - but will these be allies or foes?
Twenty-something Paige (first met in STOLEN) runs her own website design company and is also a witch. But now she must battle the telekinetic half-demon Leah O'Donnell who shows up to fight for custody of Paige's ward, Savannah. Although Paige is ready for her, she's not quite so prepared for the team of supernaturals that Leah brings with her, including a powerful sorcerer who claims to be Savannah's father. Canadian author.
Asimov's own selection of 21 of his best stories spanning from the 1940's to the 1980's.
Hoping for a brief sanctuary from their living hell, Ryan and his companions make their way to a remote island. Instead they are captured by a tribe descended from pre-Civil War African slaves.
The abdication of Duke Jocelin of Roazon opens the gates for intrigue and new claimants for the throne. Worse, an evil power - known previously only in myths - arises from beneath the sea intent on destroying not only Jocelin but all of Roazon.
In a fabulously wealthy maritime city (a parallel Venice) created humans (genics) are despised and exploited by the genuine human citizens. But then the sinister Count Dracone plots to seize ultimate power with the aid of infernal beings and the emissaries and technology of the sinister northern Empire.
Rama vies for the hand of the enchanting Sita when he journeys to Mithila to stand against the demon hordes.
The master vampire Carlos Rivera is harder to kill than anyone thought. Damali gets word that horrific killings are taking place in Brazil. Deadly were-demons are on the loose, and their leader is seeking revenge for the death of her people.
Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi is sent to the factory planet Ord Cestus, where battle droids are manufactured. His mission is to keep these weapons out of enemy hands, but someone is secretly at work to defeat him.
2000 Mythopoeic Award Winner. World Fantasy Award Nominee. Tamsin is young woman who died over 300 years ago. Jennifer is a young American, transplanted to England by her mother's remarriage. They are two lonely souls, on opposite sides of life and death, a boundary that they are both about to cross.
Sequel to DARWIN'S RADIO. A decade has passed and millions of the SHEVA New Children have been born around the world. Kaye Lang and Mitch Rafelson, who worked on the SHEVA enigma, are on the run, but continue their research into virology, archaeology and evolutionary biology. Their SHEVA daughter Terra Nova, however, is part of a hated minority and soon is entrapped by a bounty hunter.
Wireless bandwidth for data transmission is at a premium when a new channel is discovered, allowing almost infinite volumes of data to be transmitted instantaneously. But a problem arises: this may be the pathway to wherever the living go when they die. What happens when we clog it with spam, mp3s and phone calls?
Young hedgewitch Mackema witnesses the murder of her mother by her neighbours. Fleeing to the wilds, she forms an alliance with goblins and leads them in attacks against humans. The Hierarchy sends young knight Tobin into the Goblin Wood to entrap her.
Alternate history stories: from a Confederacy that won the Civil War to a Europe converted to Viking paganism.
May, 1942: as American naval forces are underway to the island of Midway to confront the Japanese fleet, a multinational task force from the year 2021 materializes in the midst of the American ships with devastating consequences. And the disaster has only begun to unfold.
During the lawless, war-torn era of The Hundred Kingdoms a legendary friendship is forged between King and Keeper which will ultimately bring about the end of all long-distance weapons and the beginnng of a new destiny for Darkover.
The final book of the trilogy has the Great War against the Roche over. The world is grey, battered, and the promise of peace never materializes for Hal Kailas. With the ending of the war, dragons and dragonmasters have been cast aside. An old concern re-emerges - who is savaging the dragons in their native land? Hal and his comrades embark on a new crusade to discover the threat to dragons and man.
Astronomer Willard Ruskin must discover why he has been infected with artificially intelligent, microscopic computers. As the infection alters his appearance, his memory, and his DNA he must make his way to Belegeuse before it goes supernova.
Concord Station, situated between the territories of Earth and the alien Ondat, monitors a crucial desert planet which is beginning to rebloom. A deadly cataclysm could destroy its saviour, Marak Trin Tain. And on the station an unexpected ship from Earth disrupts the uneasy truce with the aliens - which can restart the terrible Gene Wars.
An evil capable of invading people's fantasies and nightmares is discovered by three people when they enter an old, boarded-up dance hall.
Sequel to THE FOREVER KING and THE BROKEN SWORD. For 8 years Arthur has been on the run, protected by the Knights of the Round Table Motorcycle Gang. Now 18, Arthur Blessing now must claim his long-awaited destiny. There's just one small problem: Arthur doesn't want to be high king.
Qirsi gleaner Grinsa travels with Lord Tavis of Curgh, who seeks revenge on the assassin who killed his betrothed. Grinsa may be the only person who can stop the Weaver, a Qirsi whose powers can reach into the minds of others. But Grinsa's attempts to avert war seemed doomed to failure.
When Janna Wade wakes up on a Tuesday, she doesn't remember a thing from the day before. It's as if she wasn't there at all. Only one person knows what became of Janna's lost day - and from now on, her every waking hour will be a nightmare.
An anthology of short stories and poems that draw on the great wealth of faery lore, classic faery literature, and old tales. Authors include: Charles de Lint, Tanith Lee, Holly Black, Patricia A. McKillip, Neil Gaiman, Steve Berman, and others.
From the streets of his famed Newford to the alleys of Bordertown to the realms of Faerie... a collection of his short stories.
A young artist returns to her cabin in the deep woods of Canada to concentrate on her work. But somehow strange and beautiful creatures are slipping into her drawings - the world of Faerie is reaching out for help.
A collection of his stories set in grim totalitarian futures.
The Magickers have succeeded in opening the third gate necessary to give them permanent access to the realm of Haven. But the forces of the Dark Hand have also stated a claim to this world filled with magical energy. And in their efforts to defeat the Magickers they are about to release a maelstrom of evil energy that could destroy all of Haven.
The Dark Hand is preparing to strike. The only thing Jason is certain of is that he has to find the missing Gate to Haven, but even the Haven Dragon - who had been helpful to Jason in the past - refuses to assist him in his desperate quest.
Darkness threatens Ranadon again in the form of an eclipse. The Goddess wants to give the people of Ranadon a sign--and only Dirk Provin can interpret it. To do so, Dirk has systematically betrayed his one-time allies to join his most hated enemies. Now, with neither side trusting him, Dirk sets his own devious plot in motion.
Stories of erotic horror. Features McCammon, Masterton, Tuttle, Campbell, Wilson, Bloch, Sturgeon and others.
Richard Rahl, the Sword of Truth, has been poisoned. With the shadow of death looming, the empire crumbling before the invading hordes, and time running out, Richard is offered not only his own life but the salvation of a people, in exchange for delivering his wife, Kahlan, into bondage to the enemy.
Huff, Czerneda, Patton, and West are among the 16 contributors of sf stories featuring dogs.
Latest in the Band of Four adventures. The rightful heir to the Kingless Land has been located, but now the priests of the Serpent have regrouped and unleashed a berserker plague of lycanthropy. They plan to resurrect the Serpent.
The best of the year, including new stories from Kage Baker, Gregory Benford, Terry Bisson, Rick Moody, Michael Swanwick, John Varley and many more.
In a complex social hierarchy of dissembling clans and fractured allegiances, there is no place for passionate young love. Yet Takeo and Kaede, drawing on unusual talents and hidden strengths, must make their way.
A follow-up to the adventures of Takeo and Kaede in medieval Japan.
Gypsum LaZelle is a misfit in a family of spellcasters - she possesses no magical ability whatsoever. Until the day she becomes gravely ill, and discovers that her Transition has occurred at last, bestowing upon her a strange and frightening power. Recommended.
An examination of some of science's own untouchable dogmas, including Darwinism, global warming, the big bang, flaws in relativity, radon, the cause of AIDS and Velikovsky.
Soldier, now commander of a mighty army, has troubles: his wife Layana has fallen victim to a malicious curse - possessed by a demon and all her memories destroyed. And shortly after dawn a message is thrown down from the battlements of Zamerkand: the severed head of Queen Vanda.
The new edition of the best in vampire fiction includes 35 stories in 512 pages.
The story of a family of seven sisters struggling with life in and around the ruins of Coventry in the years after WWII. But this is no ordinary family and Frank, the son of the youngest of the sisters, is no ordinary child.
A blacksmith's daughter, a Sidhe lady, and a mortal queen: three women stand against the encroaching evil. They share a fierce sense of love, justice and determination to protect what is theirs: will it be enough to turn back the tide of the goblin hordes?
Lanen Kaelar, of THE SONG OF SILENCE and THE LESSER KINDRED, has been captured by the demon-master Berys. If Varian, her true love, fails to rescue her, both humans and dragons are doomed.
Series conclusion. Rani confronts her past - and begins to regret everything she sacrificed in her quest to become a Glasswright master. Now, in order to embrace her true destiny, she must find the courage to defy those who have manipulated her.
In a small California mountain town, a steady rain begins followed by an obscuring fog, and soon the town is isolated from the rest of the world. The rain and fog are replaced by a gray-purple twilight, and within this gloom a small band of neighbours encounters something that reveals in a instant what is happening to the world.
Derec is without memory, stranded on an icy asteroid. His only chance for survival is locked within a band of mining robots who are dutifully searching the surface for a mysterious object known as the Key to Perihelion.
The award-winning fantasy reissued. Master rhymer True Thomas leaves the Queen of Elfland for mortal realms bearing only a harp and the curse of being able to speak only the truth.
Forensic detective Dr. Phil D'Amato has a missing squirrel case. He learns that someone has combined the small animals with a new technology and is using them for surveillance. But who?
Cosmic events will come into play that will cause a mystical warrior from a fantastic world under siege to meet a disillusioned commercial artist from Earth. The two will have to work together against the machinations of Sarukin the Damned.
In the aftermath of the Hard Rapture, a cataclysmic war sparked by the explosive evolution of Earth's artificial intelligences into godlike beings, Lucinda Carlyle has managed to carve out a profitable niche for herself and her clan of entrepeneurs by taking control of a chain of interplanetary star-gates left behind by the posthumans. Now, on the distant planet of Eurydice, she stumbles on a forgotten relic of the past that could threaten her way of life.
In the 10 years since the death of Arthur, Albion has dissolved into feuding minor states and Queen Gwenhwyvar is in hiding. But the warrior Nai, along with the Companion Bedwyr, have found her. Now they must find the chalice once owned by Arthur.
An underwater crime scene investigator races to save a woman being held captive in an underwater city.
Magical tales from the world-fantasy winning author.
A mystery set in the world of the Three Laws of Robotics. Two people stranded in a city of robots are the only logical suspects for a murder. Who are they? And who is the murderer?
Begins an epic trilogy: the myth of chivalry is overturned in a world where gods are meddlesome, highborn men uphold a caste system, and a woman's only recourse may be the strength she finds within.
One by one a group of teens becomes possessed by otherworldly forces.
Amariah McMannus isn't your normal, everyday, trouble-making teenager. Her mother's a legend in the cybernetic and law enforcement communities. Her father is the Archangel Michael. The Antichrist is about to get married to Satan - and Amariah herself just may be the next messiah.
Sequel to THE FIFTH SORCERESS. After the battle against the bloodthirsty Sorceresses of the Coven has finally been won, the royal palace of Eutracia lies in ruins, the land is lawless, and Price Tritan - forced by the Coven to murder his father - has been thrust into the ultimate battle for his life, his land, and the course of destiny.
Prince Tristan, his sister Shailiha and the ancient wizards Wigg and Faegan must find the Scrolls of the Ancients to end the chaos plaguing Eutracia since the rise and fall of the Gates of Dawn. The quest leads to the mysterious Chambers of Pentinence, across the Sea of Whispers, to the Isle of Sanctuary, ruled by a deadly wizard.
Her classic post-apocalypse novels STAR MAN'S SON and NO NIGHT WITHOUT STARS collected into a single volume.
THREE AGAINST THE WITCH WORLD, WARLOCK OF THE WITCH WORLD and SORCERESS OF THE WITCH WORLD in one volume.
New in the MISTS OF AVALON series: The high priestess Tiriki leaves doomed Atlantis for Britain. Her path is twined with that of the acolyte Damisa, whose royal blood and ambition tempt her away from the spiritual path.
Kingdom Come is a decaying, swamp backwater where, since his mother's disappearance and his father's suicide, Thomas has cared for his three brothers - conjoined triplets with separate bodies but one shared brain - and the town's only industry, the Mill. Granny witches cast hexes while Thomas's childhood sweetheart drifts through his life like a vengeful ghost and his best friend, a reverend suffering from the power of tongues, is overcome with this curse as he tries to warn of impending menace: "the carnival is coming."
Tiffany Archer's little brother has been stolen by the Queen of Fairies. Not entirely a bad thing, in Tiffany's opinion. Still, she will have to get him back. She has a weapon (a frying pan) a magic book (The Diseases of Sheep) and the help of the Wee Free Men, a group of pixies thrown out of Fairyland for being drunk and disorderly.
A band of 6 adventurers is on a royal quest to rid Irrellia of the demon/god Kaos and his army of werewolves.
A human sniper, a psychopath, is on the planet of the empathic Darhel, seeking his target. And now one of the aliens must learn to fight back, to kill or be killed.
In the halls of Congress, Charlie Quibler, environmental aide to a charismatic senator, is well aware that global warming is melting the ice caps and lowland countries are slowly drowning in floods, but no one else is listening. Meanwhile, at the National Science Foundation, a startling proposal for a revolutionary new technology appears to offer an answer - if public good can be put ahead of private gain.
The discreet little Key West bar named simply "The Place" has been discovered by the Mafia. Our strange collection of heroes must deal with "Little Tony Donuts" and his scheme to establish the classic protection racket among the local taverns.
THE HEIR APPARENT and THE WARRIOR LIVES in a single volume.
Showcase of the best in the fantasy genre: all-new stories from Feist, Card, Gaiman, McKiernan, McKillip, Niven, Oates, Turtledove, de Lint, Wolfe and many more.
The definitive collection of novellas, including the many Award winners and nominees of his career.
Vampire Marcus Cage escapes from a secret medical facility, desperately in need of blood. He meets Josephine Elliott camping alone in the Arizona desert and recognizes a soul mate. She mistakenly aids Marcus's enemies, and when both are captured, she wonders if he can possibly forgive her - if they can escape alive...
When Gwendolyn - the witch-wife of Rod Gallowglass, the Lord High Warlock of Gramarye - suddenly dies, she leaves behind a husband dangerously unhinged by grief and a land without a protector. With this book, the series that began in 1969 with THE WARLOCK IN SPITE OF HIMSELF comes to an end.
The most spectacular and unusual Grimm volume in decades containing 40 stories in a new translation by Maria Tatar and 150 illustrations.
Hollywood PI Jimmy Miles is hired by the desperate daughter of a man executed for a long-ago murder. She wants Jimmy to find out the truth. But Jimmy discovers that he shares the shadowy LA nightworld with a restless few who call themselves Sailors. And Jimmy Miles is one of them.
Theme anthology: new propulsion systems and more efficient reaction drives are developed, making spaceflight less expensive as humanity moves out once again into the infinite ocean of space - this time to stay. All-new stories from Sheffield, Benford, Ringo, Hogan, Spencer, Ball, McDevitt and more.
The country of Ile-Rien has been surrounded by a mysterious army known only as the Gardier, attacking in ominous black airships. Ile-Rien's sorcerers have created a magical sphere to repel the faceless enemy, but it is unreliable. As the peril mounts, a magical spell goes disastrously awry and young noble Tremain Valiarde is transported, along with a brave band of companions, to another world. There they find the enemy already present.
A new collection of fantasy stories from the last decade.
Violating the sanctions against him, Phaeton has traveled across the solar system to recover both his memory and the marvelous Phoenix Exultant, the first true starship. Phaeton argues at his trial that the minds of Earth should reach for the stars rather than stay safe in the solar system. But now a new enemy has appeared that would deny them either choice. Conclusion to the series. Recommended.
Begins a new trilogy exploring the ancient secrets of dragon society.
Continues and completes the adventures of the elf Liriel Baenre and her companion Fyodor as they navigate the surface world.
Because of the elaborate special effects that are required, for 25 years no one has been able to bring Asimov's story cycle to the screen. Here is the screenplay, illustrated by Mark Zug.
A mysterious energy rift within the mountains of Kalimdor propels three former warriors into the distant past, into the time when the Dark Titan Sargeras and his demon pawns persuaded Queen Azshara and her Highborne to cleanse Azeroth of its lesser races.
Ex-general Kaspar von Velten returns to the frozen lands of Kislev to continue his role as the Empire's ambassador to the court of Tsarina. But with the massed hordes of Chaos rampaging from the north, Kaspar must uncover the dark agents hidden within the city before they can bring the defenses down.
Grace O'Malley's ragtag forces stand valiantly against the fearsome Roughriders - determined to write their planet's history in the scorched wreckage of the battlefield.
A long-lost offshoot of the Vulcan race is waging bloody war against the Romulans. Ambassador Spock, his wife Saavik, and the remaining crew of the Enterprise must wage a secret war behind the scenes of the Romulan Empire and behind the backs of the Federation in order to end the bloodshed.
Lieutenant Kane recruits a new team of Last Chancers for a final mission as he hunts a lone traitor across the galaxy. When the trail leads to the killing fields of Armageddon, Kage and his team prepare for the final test.
A group of extraordinary men and women, some old friends, some new faces - have been assigned the job of getting the planets devastated by the Genesis Wave back on their feet. Their first job is to settle an entire displaced alien race on its altered planet where the dead come back to life and microbes reach gigantic size.
Captain Jean-Luc Picard and the crew of the Enterprise-E are stunned to discover the last of the Dokaalans, a race thought long extinct, alive on a decrepit asteroid mining complex that they hope to terraform. However, seeds of sabotage and terrorism place Picard and crew in the middle of an escalating crisis.
The saga of war in the darkest part of the FORGOTTEN REALMS is continued, as well as the civil war among the drow.
Prequel to the EXORCIST. After WWII Lankester Merrin is in Kenya, leading the excavation of a mysterious, buried Byzantine cathedral. But when the dig unearths an ancient crypt beneath the church, Merrin is faced with the unspeakable evil unwittingly released.
The novel based on the new feature film.
Professor Adrian Hall discovers that the polar ice caps are melting, drastically changing the planet's climate. He must save the world from a second Ice Age and rescue his teenage son, trapped in the icy remains of what was once New York City.
The official movie tie-in novel based on a feature film reprising the anti-hero in the sf movie "Pitch Black".
New WARHAMMER stories.
The latest events in the life of the wizard Elminster.
The conclusion to the series that explores a new and mysterious world. This novel previews the newest card to be released in June.
Novelization of the movie. The professional monster hunter and tough-as-coffin-nails mercenary and rogue Van Helsing has become the most wanted man in the land - and the Vatican's last line of defense in its global struggle against horrific forces of evil that mankind does not even suspect exist.
Forcibly removed from their ship, imprisoned and brutalized by their captors, the Enterprise crew confronts subtle biochemical differences in the universe that make their continued survival impossible. Yet Captain Archer discovers that to escape he will have to choose sides and force aboy who could be his son to stay behind.
At the height of the Clone Wars, following the battle of Geonosis, Jedi Master Mace Windu undertakes a perilous mission to the jungle world of Haruun Kal. Here, on his barely-remembered homeworld, he must find his former Padawan and fellow Council Member Depa Billaba, now missing.
Beka Valentine's brother has found their long lost mother and takes Beka away from crucial negotiations that may end up in a bloodbath. Dylan must find Beka before she unleashes a technology that could end all life in the universe.
The Witch Hunters are desperate to kill former Empire soldier Karl Hoche. And now Hoche is caught in the Chaos-besieged Middenheim.
Picard and the Enterprise must help the imperiled Dokaalans, a small colony of refugees who eke out existence in a rapildy disintegrating asteroid mining complex. But deadly acts of sabotage soon turn a humanitarian crisis into a deadly confrontation.
A dozen stories by well-known and new authors focus on the lives and ways of dragons in the era following the War of Souls trilogy.
Usha and Dezra Majere are prisoners in a captive Haven. They must overcome their differences and work together to stand a chance against the dark forces.
The pressure of living with 600 million other people in Mega-City One, 2123, has driven the crime rates sky-high and it's the job of the Street Judges - who act as judge and jury and excutioner - to maintain order.
Kidnap victim Jessica Martin has only an old smashed-in cell phone to assist her escape. With it she must convince an uncaring car thief to help her.
Sometimes the Inquistors are not enough to deal with the Daemonic. That is when the Grey Knights enter with their psychically charged force, weapons, storm bolters, and unshakeable faith in the Emperor.
New WARHAMMER stories, including a new STORM OF CHAOS novella from Dan Abnett.
When Federation science moves to cure a colony of a life-shortening virus, unexpected side-effects set two races at one another's throats. Behind the crisis may be Kyle Riker, the father of William Riker.
Novelization of the new movie scheduled for release July 30th.
Imminent stellar collapse forces the fleet to leave its current planetary system. Unfortunately, there is only room to carry two-thirds of the population.
Judge Dredd boards the Cityship Sargasso to deal with the bio-weapon that is cutting a swathe through the ship's population.
Erevis Cale, of SHADOW'S WITNESS, must put his trust in a god born of chaos and served by thieves.
Cardassia, a world devastated by the Dominion War, and Andor, home to a race of four sexes, are explored.
Clan Jade Falcon returns to destroy the Steel Wolves once and for all. But their true goal is Skye, the capital of the Republic.
On the front lines of the Medusa War, Hammerstein, the taciturn Joe Pineapples and veteran Happy Shrapnel lead a squad of robot rookies into battle. The human officers communicate with the robots and watch their every move from the safety of underground bunkers. But when rebellion crosses the battlefield, each robot must choose sides or be destroyed.
The dark elf drow Drizzt Do'Urden has become the hunter and is on hand to aid the dwarves in their battle against the orc King Obould Many-Arrows.
While Sarah and John Connor and ex-counter-terroist agent Dieter von Rossbach are hiding out in Alaska, the U. S. government announces it is putting control of all its armed forces under the command of a brand-new AI named Skynet. Soon the nuclear fallout begins and a brave band of resistance fighters, led by John Connor, starts the long fight.