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.
As a "Jumper" who navigates ships through grimspace, Sirantha Jax is used to kicking ass. So why is she suddenly chosen as an ambassador of peace? Selling the Conglomerate to the alien Ithtorians -- whose opinions of humans is as hard as their exoskeletons -- will be made even more difficult by her lover, who is frozen in kill mode and whose hair trigger threatens to sabotage the negotiations -- not to mention their relationship.
Veridon, City of Cog, is about to be rocked by a conspiracy taking in the highest levels of the Council, the Church and its founding families.
The Broken is a place where people shop at Wal-Mart and magic is nothing more than a fairy tale. The Weird is a realm where blueblood aristocrats rule and the strength of your magic can change your destiny. Rose Drayton lives on the Edge, the place between both worlds. A perilous existence indeed, made even more so by a flood of magic-hungry creatures bent on absolute destruction. Recommended.
A powerful magical bird named Ragna Roc has embarked on a campaign to become absolute ruler of Xanth. So powerful are Ragna's sorceries that even the Good Magician Humfrey dares not confront him directly. Instead he enlists Cyrus the Cyborg, a handsome half-human playwright with little knowledge of the world, in a stealthy subterfuge. Cyrus must assemble a troupe of traveling players to attract Ragna's interest. And hidden in disguise among the bevy of beautiful young actresses are the young princesses, Melody, Harmony, and Rhythm, whose magics might just be a match for the evil bird.
An adventurous arachnid named Jumper must assume human form to save the enchanted realm from cosmic peril. A cataclysmic battle between two all powerful Demons has severed a mystical connection that joins Xanth to our own world. The key to restoring it is hidden within a cryptic prophecy that Jumper discovers when he is suddenly transformed from spider to man.
Ayla, a half faery, half human assassin, is stalked by Malachi, a Death Angel tasked with harvesting mortal souls. They clash. Immortality evaporates, forging a bond neither may survive. And in the face of unbridled ambitions and untested loyalties, an ominous prophecy is revealed that will shake the Worlds.
Elena and Clay travel to Alaska after hearing of a series of gruesome maulings and murders outside of Anchorage. They must hunt down a pack of rogue werewolves -- if they can withstand the call of the wild.
Gard the foundling, half-demon, initiated a one-man guerrilla war against the Riders until his struggle ended in the loss of the family he loved, and condemnation from his own people. Exiled, he was taken as a slave by powerful mages ruling an underground kingdom. Bitterer and wiser, he found more subtle ways to earn his freedom. This is the story of his rise to power, his vengeance, his unlikely redemption and his maturation into a loving father - as well as a lord and commander of demon armies.
Secret government operative Sasha Trudeau investigates the ritualistic murder of a Fae creature. Teaming up with her mate and fellow Shadow Wolf, Max Hunter, Sasha tries to penetrate the paranormal community for clues. Meanwhile, members of the Wolf Clan are turning against one another as they race to uncover the meaning behind an ancient Unseelie curse.
A gruesomely illustrated graphic novel that chronicles the most famous zombie outbreaks - from our ancestors on the African Savannah to the ill-advised experiments of the Soviet Army.
At the Battle School it is forbidden to celebrate religious holidays, but Dink Meeker doesn't see it that way, and on Sinterklaas Day tucks a present into another student's shoe. The ensuring battle royal brings Ender Wiggins up against a new student, Zeck Morgan. Short novella.
After Alexia Tarabotti was rudely attacked by a vampire, breaking all standards of social etiquette, she accidentally killed it, and then the appalling Lord Maccon (loud, messy, gorgeous, and werewolf) is sent by Queen Victoria to investigate. With unexpected vampires appearing and expected vampires disappearing, everyone seems to believe Alexia responsible. Can she figure out what is actually happening to London's high society? Will her soulless ability to negate supernatural powers prove useful or just plain embarrassing? Finally, who is the real enemy, and do they have treacle tart?
A man falls in the snow, hits his head on a stone curb, and dies. A ghost who has been sent to take his soul to the Afterlife arrives just as he falls. But something strange occurs: the man doesn't die. The last thing the ghost wants to do is hang around watching a human being walk around. But a funny thing happens: the ghost falls truly, madly, deeply in love with the man's girlfriend - and things get complicated.
Epona, Incarnate Priestess of an ancient Greco-Roman civilization has born a daughter. Elphame, a new goddess, is daughter to Epona and the centaur High Shaman. Her journey of self-discovery will take her on an epic adventure.
Dorina Basarab is a dhampir - half-human, half-vampire. Back home in Brooklyn after the demise of her insane Uncle Dracula, Dory's hoping her life is about to calm down. But soon Dory realizes someone is killing vampire Senate members, and if she can't stop the murderer, her friends may be next...
No sooner does Arthur Dent arrive home to Earth than he finds out that the planet is about to be blown up - again. Featured here are a pantheon of unemployed gods, everyone's favourite renegade Galactic President, a lovestruck green alien, an irritating computer and at least one very large slab of cheese. Recommended.
Ray Lilly is the driver for Annalise Powliss, a high-ranking member of the Twenty Palace Society, a group of sorcerers devoted to hunting down and executing rogue magicians. Because Ray betrayed her once, Annalise is looking for an excuse to kill him - or let someone else do the job. But then a mission goes wrong, leaving Annalise critically injured. With the little magic he controls, Ray must complete her assignment alone. Not only does he have to stop a sorcerer who is sacrificing dozens of innocent lives in exchange for supernatural power, he must also find - and destroy - the source of that inhuman magic.
Young Samuel Johnson and his dachshund, Boswell, are trying to show initiative by trick-or-treating a full three days before Halloween, which is how they come to witness strange goings-on at 666 Crowley Road. The Abernathys don't mean any harm by their flirtation with the underworld, but when they unknowingly call forth Satan himself, they create a gap in the universe, a gap through which a pair of enormous gates is visible. The gates to Hell. And there are some pretty terrifying beings just itching to get out....Can one small boy defeat evil?
Chelo and her brother Joseph and two other genetically altered teenagers are abandoned on a planet that was supposed to be free of all genetic alterations. Joseph and the others manage to escape but Chelo stays, in hiding, with her now found love. Their home planet, believing that Fremont killed the teenagers, sends a technologically advanced mercenary team there to eliminate the entire planet's population. Joseph must find a way to save his sister.
A new anthology of the year's best horror is inaugerated.
In this collection of four novellas, worlds collide when MaryJanice Davidson's beloved Wyndham werewolves cross paths with vampires ruled by Undead Queen Betsy Taylor.
Sabine has a sexy PI and a sassy but determined ghost as allies in her quest to find a blood relative fast. Unfortunately, there is a murderer who wants to bury Sabine along with all her family secrets.
In a far-distant future, the Uman Empire has spread to the stars and beyond, conquering and colonizing worlds, ruling with a benevolent-but iron-fist. But on one planet, the remnants of a violent, shape-shifting race called the Sagathis are confined, kept captive by xeno-cops, who have been bio-engineered to be able to see through their guises. Still, sometimes one manages to escape. Zak Cato is a xeno-cop. He's returning a fugitive Sagathi when things go horribly wrong. Cato - the only survivor after the rest of his men are slaughtered - must now figure out who betrayed them and bring the alien in, whatever the cost.
As the war with the Ramanthian continues, Captain Santana's love -- diplomat Christine Vanderveen -- copes with growing shortages, treacherous allies, and her own emotions. Yet when she meets the charismatic newly elected president of the Clone Republic, she finds herself torn between old love and new loyalty. As Christine fights her own divided heart, light years away, Santana is in a battle for his life. And this battle may be his last.
The first-ever compilation of Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's vampire tales. Featuring an introduction by world-renowned vampire expert (and local author), Robert Eighteen-Bisang, this is a must-have anthology for all vampire lovers, and for any Arthur Conan Doyle enthusiast.
This is the first of a three volume set presenting for the first time the entire genre-defining Slammers series in a uniform trade paperback set, with new introductions by major SF figures and new afterwords by David Drake. Each volume will also include a Slammers story not collected in previous Slammer's books.
Mira can trust only "Danaus," the more-than-mortal vampire slayer, though he is sworn to destroy her kind. And now, as the day approaches when titanic forces will duel under cover of darkness, destiny draws them toward an apocalyptic confrontation at Machu Picchu. But all is not lost, for a wild card has been dealt to them: a rogue enemy princess who can change the balance of power and turn the dread tide.
Cycle upon cycle the Way of the People has remain unchanged: women are artists, men are hunters. Geerna's Law is the covenant by which humans live in harmony and peace. But all is about to change. A call has come for The People to choose their champions, and a summons to meet the mysterious creatures who selected Geerna so long ago. As the brave souls who are chosen venture forth, they will come to discover just how much that pact that Geerna made so long ago has cost them.
Fallion Orden, son of Gaborn, has been imprisoned on a strange and fantastic world that he created by combining two alternate realities. It's a world brimming with dark magic, ruled by a creature of unrelenting evil who is gathering monstrous armies from a dozen planets in a bid to conquer the universe. Only Fallion has the power to mend the worlds, but at the heart of a city that is a vast prison, he lies in shackles. The forces of evil are growing and will soon rage across the heavens. Now, Fallion's allies must risk everything in an attempt to free him from the wyrmling horde.
In the change, Borenson has merged with a monstrous creature from the other world, Aath Ulber. He begins to be a different person, a berserker warrior, as well as having a huge new body. Thousands have died, lands have sunk below the sea and, elswhere, risen from it. The supernatural rulers of the world play a byzantine game of dark power politics. And Aarth Ulber is now the most significant pawn in that game.
Born into a world of ice, slave to her own evil father, Lara knew only paralyzing fear as a child. Only by escaping with her mysterious gifts unbroken would she survive to claim her great Carpathian heritage as a Dragonseeker.
Chesh City, topside, is opulent and extravagant - but downside it's dark and dangerous. It's a democracy - by assassination. The Angels are the City's assassins, the privileged few. Taro lived with his Angel aunt, but when she was murdered he lost everything. Now, though he's on too many death lists, he may be the only person who can save Chesh from complete annihilation.
A new foe has emerged in a furious race toward a magical artifact that can awaken and command monsters long thought dead. And nothing will survive the devastation wrought by dragon fire.
Tasmarin is a place of dragons, a plane cut off from all other worlds. The dragons strive to refresh the magics that built this place, but to do so they need a human mage -- and they systematically eliminated those centuries ago. When augury reveals that one still exists, it turns out she has fallen in with the black dragon Fionn, who really doesn't want them to succeed. He has his own reasons and dark designs. The part he hadn't worked out is that she will affect his plans too. Chaos, roguery, heroism, theft, love, kidnapping, magic and war follow. And more chaos.
Stories of suburban lycanthropy by Sarah A. Hoyt, Dave Freer, K. D. Wentworth, and more - including Esther Friesner herself.
Strange, terrifying creatures, sudden plagues, and mysterious disappearances threaten the land. Only one Vineart senses the danger, and he has only one weapon to use against it: a young slave. His name is Jerzy, and his origins are unknown, even to him. Yet his uncanny sense of the Vinearts' craft offers a hint of greater magics within - magics that his Master, the Vineart Malech, must cultivate and grow. But time is running out. If Malech cannot teach his new apprentice the secrets of the spellwines, and if Jerzy cannot master his own untapped powers, the Vin Lands shall surely be destroyed.
When the Agent X plague struck, it infected women first, turning them into mindless killers intent only on creating an army of "Xombies" by spreading their disease. Running for her life, seventeen-year-old Lulu is rescued by the father she has never known and taken aboard a refitted nuclear submarine that has one mission: to save a little bit of humanity.
From a farmer at war with Nature's creatures, to dangerous doings when the henhouse goes on-line, to the hazards of keeping company with a book wyrm, here are ingenious tales that will make readers laugh or cry - or double-check to make sure that their windows and doors are firmly locked against the things that prowl the night.
Jayn Heller, demon hunter, must enter the world of voodoo in order to take on a body-switching serial killer in this sequel to UNCLEAN SPIRITS.
Everyone's favourite barmaid, the telepathic waitress Sookie Stackhouse, has the starring role in all five of the tales in this volume.
William is a dissolute book-forger. And he sees demons. Shadowy figures at the shoulder of everyone around him, poised to strike in a moment's weakness. Demons? Or is it just that William can see the suffering of the world?
When an old friend destroys himself by walking into sunlight right in front of her, Eleisha is shocked. And what she finds afterwards points to how very sick of his existence her friend had become - piling drained corpses in the basement and keeping records of other vampires' real names and addresses. That's a problem. Because now there are policemen on the case: two very special humans with some gifts of their own. They know who Eleisha is, and, even more dangerous, what she is.
Eleisha Clevon has begun correspondence with fellow vampire Rose de Spenser. They venture outside only when the hunger becomes unbearable but they feel guilty when ending human lives. Eleisha has learned a way to draw blood from her victims without killing them. She wants to share this knowledge with like-minded vampires and forge a united front against Julian Ashton, a vampire who has been hunting down and destroying his own kind.
Finally -- the truth behind the Little Mermaid story. Danielle, Talia and Snow (aka Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty and Snow White) are the three princesses who can tell you what really happened. -- because they were there when everything fell apart and tragedy struck the kingdom of Lorindar.
Born into captivity as a product of the Royal Breeding House, friendless orphan Purity Drake finds herself on the run with a foreign vagrant from the North after accidentally killing one of her guards. Her strange rescuer claims he is on the run himself from terrible forces who mean to enslave the Kingdom of Jackals as they conquered his own nation. Purity doubts his story until she hears about the Army of Shadows crossing the continent.
For a year Joe Pitt has sloshed around the subway tunnels and sewers, tapping the veins of the lost, while above ground a Vampyre civil war threatens to drag the Clans into the sunlight once and for all. What's it gonna take to dig him up? Just the search for a missing girl who is carrying a baby that just might be the destiny of Vampyre-kind. Not that Joe cares all that much about destiny and such. What he cares about is that his ex-girl Evie wants him to take the gig. What's the risk?
From the author of FLOWERS FOR ALGERNON. The key to thwarting a terrorist plot is buried deep in the subconscious of a schizophrenic girl. A federal agent must save her and unlock her mind before the terrorists silence her forever.
While cleaning an old lantern, Kira Franklin releases a genie. Unfortunely it doesn't do "big" wishes. So Kira wishes for a job as stage manager at the hottest theater in town, the Landmark. But once she gets the job, the genie insists she finish her wishes so "he" can move on. Her second wish is about her appearance, which isn't exactly catching her third wish's eye. As they say, be careful what you wish for.
As a devastating hurricane approaches New Orleans, the only hope rests with Victor's first, failed attempt to build the perfect human. He and Deucalion's centuries-old history is fated to end in the ultimate confrontation between a damned creature and his mad creator, but first they must face a monstrosity not even Victor's malignant mind could have conceived.
Patricio Carrera has been waging a private war to bring to justice the murderers of his family. He's raised an army and airforce and a naval fleet and he's tracked his enemies across half a world. Now his forces deploy to the snow-capped alien mountains of Pashtia, hideout of the Salafi Ikhwan as he prepares to consummate his revenge.
There are two paths for a woman: the path of the Blessing or the rarer path of the Warrior. Gwenhwyfar chooses the latter, giving up the power that she is born into. Yet she is called upon to serve another purpose by the Ladies of the Well. She bows to circumstances to become Arthur's queen - only to find herself facing temptation and treachery, intrigue and betrayal, but also love and redemption.
A thirteen year old orphan named Magpie escapes a life of slavery in the gem mines when he is chosen by one of the magical Companion horses of Valdemar to be trained as a Herald. Thrust into the center of a legend in the making, Magpie discovers talents he never knew he had - and witnesses the founding of the great Heralds' Collegium.
Imago of Lockwood has become Lord Mayor of the City Imperishable, though at a price beyond his wildest imagination. Bijaz the Dwarf has been imbued with a godlike power and a responsibility he scarcely understands. And Jason the Factor, resurrected from death at the hands of his sister, the Tokhari sandwalker Kalliope, has become the sula ma-jieni na-dia, the fabled Dead Man of Winter. When a beautiful mountebank arrives in the City Imperishable, offering to lead an expedition to uncover the lost tomb of the Imperator Terminus, she stirs up the mob with promises of treasure and imperial power... but what will her quest unleash?
Despite 14B's astonishingly low rental price, the recent tragedy within its walls has frightened away all potential tenants - except for Audrey Lucas. No stranger to tragedy at thirty-two - a survivor of a fatherless childhood and a mother's hopeless dementia - she is obsessively determined to make her own way in a city that often strangles the weak. But is it something otherworldly or Audrey's own increasing instability that's to blame for the dark visions that haunt her - and for the voice that "demands" that she build a door? A door it would be true madness to open...
Keira Kelly is coming into her unexpected and unexpectedly awesome powers... and Rio Seco, Texas ain't ever gonna be the same! Keira just wants to be left alone without many responsibilities to her supernatural clan and, lately, spend some time with sexy Adam Walker - a vampire trying to get his brethren to give up human blood - on his luxurious Wild Moon ranch. But trouble and her paranormal family keep intruding - Gigi, Keira's great-great-grandmother and the chief of the clan has sent Tucker, Keira's 1,200-year-old shapeshifter brother to keep an eye on her!
A collection of his stories, including a number that were adapted for television and featuring "Button, Button," soon to be a major motion picture.
The myth of a lost city carved of precious jade has proven irresistible to many in Mithgar. Now Aravan, captain of the Elven ship Eroean, has undertaken a quest to find it. With his true love Aylis, the Magekind Seeress, beside him and a crew of men and dwarves, he sets sail to follow the lure of legend.
Donal Riordan, an undead detective, feared by the living citizens of Tristopolis, investigates who is behind a plot to ensorcel the entire population of Tristopolis.
When Renn became imager liason to the Civic Patrol of L'Excelsis he learns that, first, the Commander of the Civic Patrol does not want a liaison from the Collegium. Consequently Rhenn soon is patrolling the streets of the worst district in the city. And, second, he receives a formal notice that one of the High Holders has declared his intention to destroy Rhenn and his family.
Three veterans of a war to save an empire are called back by the empire that discarded them to fight a terrifying new threat from beyond the worlds.
A sojourn in their idyllic homeworld has left Stryke and the Wolverines lacking purpose. So when an opportunity for bloodletting appears, Stryke seizes it. Utilizing mysterious artifacts, the Wolverines are transported to Acurial, a world where the indigenous orc population is cruelly subjugated by human invaders. Upon their arrival, Stryke's band joins with Acurial's emerging resistance movement. As the revolution gathers pace, the Wolverines are forced to embark on a quest that will see Stryke and his comrades pursued by both their most ruthless enemy and a mysterious troop hell-bent on their destruction.
Professor Richard Helms leads a band of scientists and soldiers sent to explore the hostile terrain of the planet New Amazon. After cataloguing every detail of the strange ecosystem their intent is to burn it to the ground and make it fit for human habitation. But then the team falls under attack and they are forced to flee into the depths of the New Amazon jungle.
A wave comes to a South Pacific island and wipes out the Nation that was upon it. The wave deposits upon the island the British schooner Sweet July. When the wave recedes there are two people left living, one from the schooner, one from the island.
Four lives are changed forever as Ankh-Morpork prepares for a big football match -- it's one that the wizards of the Unseen University must win -- but without the use of magic.
The myths and legends that still, even in this benighted age, persist in the Discworld.
At the start of the Civil War, Inventor Leviticus Blue creates a machine that paves the way from Seattle to Alaska. The machine malfunctions on its first run and bankrupts Seattle's banking district. The machine uncovers a vein of Blight Gas that turns everyone who breathes it into the living dead. Sixteen years later, Briar, Blue's widow lives in a poor neighborhood outside of the wall that has been built around Seattle. Life is tough but she and her teenage son, Ezekiel, are surviving. Zeke decides that he must reclaim his father's name from the clutches of history.
After biting the neck of a domyter during a forced visit to his territory, Jaz Parks now has unwelcome voices in her head. This makes it difficult to perform her newest task: transport a boatload of gnome larvae far into NASA's deep space communication complex.
As the Ixchel fight for survival against the Chathrand's rats, we learn more about the true motives of the conspirators, and follow our heroes as they face death and deceit to discover a fabled, long-lost, magical island.
Amidst an uneasy peace between the Autonomists and the Terrans, Major Ariane Kedros and her partner, Matthew Journey, have discovered alien ruins on a remote planet - ruins that bear evidence of an ancient and highly advanced technology. But their discovery has drawn the interest of high stakes players from every corner of the universe - including that of the rogue leader of a fringe Terran sect. Ari must find a way to stop him, before they all become ancient history...
The Combat-K squad arrives on Krakken IV to search the planet, expecting an easy mission. However when the former inhabitants of 'Sick World' begin to rise, they are forced to battle for their lives.
A contract killer is given the chance to save lives rather than take them. He is lifted back to the 13th century where Jews live an uneasy existence and begins a journey that leads him from the medieval villages of England to the cities of London and Paris.
Of the once innumerable battle clans of the Posleen only a handful survive. Plucked from the maelstrom on Earth they are cast out into the eternal blackness of the stars with only a slightly insane Indowy and a computer virus to guide them. The Posleen retrace the footsteps of their ancestors in a search for their homeworld, hoping to determine if the Posleen possess the one thing no Human would give them credit for: A soul.
Alternate history: what might have happened if the fateful flight over Hiroshima had gone a bit differently. An extensive interview with the author, offering insight into his fiction and philosophies, is also included.
Nicholas Argeneau was once a successful hunter who went after rogue vampires who broke the immortal law. Except no one has mentioned his name in the last fifty years, not since he turned into a rogue himself. But once a hunter, always a hunter. When Nicholas sees a bloodthirsty sucker terrifying a woman, it's second nature for him to come to her rescue.
While centurions Macro and Cato are returning to Rome from a campaign against the Parthians, their transport ship is almost capsized by a tidal wave. They barely make it to port in Matala (Crete) where they find a devastated town. The governor of the province calls on Macro and Cato for help against the slave rebellion that is threatening to overthrow the Roman administration.
Many nobles have come to the Ninefold Forest for a Feast in honour of General Rudolfo's first born child. Jin Li Tam, his wife and mother of his heir, lies in childbed. As the feast begins, the doors of the hall fly open and invisible assassins begin atacking. All of Rudolfo's noble guests are slain, including Hanric, the Marsh Queen's Shadow. A strange figure appears on the Keeper's Gate with a message for Petronus, the Hidden Pope.
A collection of four original novellas.
The novel is set twenty five years after the close of Bram Stoker's classic tale. Quincy, son of Jonathan Harker and Mina Murray, and his companions must do everything in their power to stop the Dark forces that are closing in on London. This is the first and only authorized sequel to "Dracula" co-authored by a direct descendant of Bram Stoker.
Third of the non-themed genre anthologies of stories where strange and wonderful things happen - where reality is eclipsed by something magical and new.
This first volume surveys a century and a half of American fantastic storytelling, revealing in its 44 stories an array of recurring themes: trance states, sleepwalking, mesmerism, obsession, possession, madness, exotic curses, evil atmospheres. In the tales of Irving, Poe, and Hawthorne, the bright prospects of the New World face an uneasy reckoning with the forces of darkness. Straub, Peter (ed). TERROR AND THE UNCANNY FROM 1940S TO NOW. Library Of America, 43.50. The second volume of Peter Straub's pathbreaking anthology, American Fantastic Tales picks up the story in 1940 and provides persuasive evidence that the decades since then have seen an extraordinary flowering.
A narrow gap has opened in the Glacier. Through the gap came men who called themselves "Rulers". Their cavalry ride wooly mammoths and their wizards wield power that neither the shamans of the Bizogots nor the wizards of Raumsdalian can match. The Empire is shattered and Emperor Sigvat II is in hiding. Count Hamnet Thyssen and his band of friends stand against the "Rulers". Perhaps Hamnet and his allies can save their lands from the Rulers but first they must seek out the Golden Shrine --the Shrine has not been seen by human eyes since the time before the glaciers came.
A narrow gap has opened in the Glacier. Through the gap came men who called themselves "Rulers". Their cavalry ride wooly mammoths and their wizards wield power that neither the shamans of the Bizogots nor the wizards of Raumsdalian can match. The Empire is shattered and Emperor Sigvat II is in hiding. Count Hamnet Thyssen and his band of friends stand against the "Rulers". Perhaps Hamnet and his allies can save their lands from the Rulers but first they must seek out the Golden Shrine --the Shrine has not been seen by human eyes since the time before the glaciers came.
Three classic tales of romantic fantasy, of power that rises beneath the light of the moon, in one volume: from Mercedes Lackey, Tanith Lee, and C. E. Murphy.
4 novellas -- paranormal romance on the theme of magic revealed and matrimony refused. Laurell K. Hamilton, Yasmine Galenorn, Marjorie M. Liu and Sharon Shinn.
Lt Patricia Kelly Elizabeth Strickland (otherwise known as Podkayne) has joined the Music, Arts and Drama Division of the Martian Navy. Now she's going to Europa, one of Jupiter's moons, to be an entertainer. But she's about to learn that there's plenty of danger to go around in the Martian Navy, even if you've just signed on to sing.
The secret progeny of the Darkyn are the Kyndred - ordinary people unaware that they've been altered by vampire DNA and yet are destined to become the next generation of heroes.
A mammoth volume (over 250,000 words) of the many facets of one of science fiction's most popular talents. Here are treecats, starships, dragons, alternate history, self-aware Bolo supertanks, wizards, sailing ships, ironclads - and, of course, Weber's fantastically popular starship commander, Honor Harrington. Mostly reissues.
Zoe Martinique is drawn into the investigation of a bizarre series of murders in which the victims are missing body parts. She hopes to help her boyfriend, an Atlanta homicide detective, solve the crimes without revealing her ability to astral travel.
There's one sound a woman doesn't want to hear when she's lost and alone in the Arctic wilderness: a howl. When a strange wolf's teeth slash Cheyenne's ankle to the bone, her old life ends, and she becomes the very monster that has haunted her nightmares for years. Worse, the only one who can understand what Chey has become is the man-or wolf-who's doomed her to this fate. He also wants to chop her head off with an axe.
These are the badlands of horrifying dreams and demons, where a black market in unspeakable goods takes place. A race is on to unearth the secrets of the soul... secrets woven into the fabric of death itself.
Matthew Reddy and the crew of the destroyer Walker, swept from the WWII Pacific into an alternate world, have allied with the mammalian Lemurians against the warlike reptilian Grik. The Lemurians are vastly outnumbered, and so it is good fortune that Reddy finally reunites with Mahan, the other American destroyer that passed through the rift. Not so good is the fact that the Japanese battleship Amagi also went through the rift and has joined the Grik.
The US government assigns archaeologist Annja Creed to investigate what has been reported to be the remains of Noah's Ark. Will the Ark that once saved mankind now wipe it out?
Queen Ayla announces the betrothal of her daughter, Cerridwen, to a high-ranking councillor. Though strategically brilliant, the engagement comes as a shock - especially to Cerridwen.
A series of beheadings launches Riley Jenson into action, toying with a seductive - and highly suspicious - club owner, and finding herself in the middle of another mystery: women being killed one by one, without a trace of violence. Moreover, she has two jealous lovers on her hands: Kye Murphy, the amber-eyed werewolf who makes Riley's wolf blood howl - and Quinn, the cool, elegant vamp who has over a thousand years' experience at fulfilling women's desires. Busy, busy, busy, is poor Riley.
Noting that several baronies have gone unaccountably missing, Kane and his crew investigate and find a giant sinkhole in Mexico. What's going on down there, they wonder. It turns out that this self-styled warlord has got a hold of some preDark nuclear technology and is trying to conquer the inside of the world.
Most of the Raven are dead, but even in death they answer the call when Balaia faces its greatest threat yet. But can spirits even as great as those of the Raven do anything when their bodies have died?
When a female loan shark is attacked and left for dead, vampire Glory St. Clair turns her into one of the undead to save her. But Lucky's flamboyant behaviour is not only drawing every vampire hunter within miles -- it's bringing her would-be killer out of hiding too.
For 500 years the immortal Children of the Light, einherjar and valkyrie, have lived together in the North of Valdyrgard. They are Angels of Light created in the formation of a new world. But three have come before them, from the death throes of the old world, Midgard: the world-girdling Serpent, Bearer of Burdens; the Wolf Fenris, eater of the Sun, who now takes the form of an einherjar; and his demon sister, stealer of souls. And thus begins the breaking of the Children of the Light, the tarnishing of their power, and the death of Valdygard.
After tragedy strikes, Ivy takes a job with the reclusive Mr. Quent in a desperate effort to preserve her family. It's only then that she discovers the fate she shares with a jaded young nobleman named Dashton Rafferdy, his ambitious friend Eldyn Garritt, and a secret society of highwaymen, revolutionaries, illusionists, and spies who populate the island nation of Altania. For there is far more to Altania than meets the eye and more to magick than mere fashion. And in the act of saving her father, Ivy will determine whether the world faces a new dawn - or an everlasting night.
Oberon must resist his father, who is trying to turn him into a puppet ruler, and his sister, who is trying to marry him off to a grasping would-be queen. At least two of his siblings are out for his blood and the entire Shadow-universe is starting to unravel.
Complete your collection -- finally available.
A complete and in-depth encyclopedia of all the persons, places, things, and events in Orson Scott Card's Ender Universe.
Calvin Bryson has hidden himself away from the world, losing himself in his work and his collection of rare and quirky books. He never meant to let so much time go by without visiting his aunt and uncle in the tiny town of New Cyprus, California. When he gets there, he'll discover the town's strange secrets and a mysterious group dedicated to preserving and protecting holy relics - a modern day incarnation of the legendary Knights Templar.
The two full-length novels, THE STARCROSSED and CYBERBOOKS, and several shorter works, in one volume.
Thirty years ago the lights went out, the airplanes fell, the cars went still, the cities all went dark. The laws humanity had always known were replaced by new laws that could only be called magic. The world has changed forever. Or has it? In a small community on the California coast are Fred Garey and his friend Yan, both born after the Change. Yan dreams of doing something so big his name will live on forever. He thinks he's found it-a way to reverse the Change. But Fred fears the repercussions of such drastic, irreversible steps.
Anna Latham never knew werewolves existed, until the night she survived a violent attack and became one herself. After three years at the bottom of the Chicago pack, she's learned to keep her head down and never, ever trust dominant males. But when she discovers wrongdoing in her pack, she has to go above her Alpha's head to ask for help. Charles Cornick is the son and enforcer of the leader of the North American werewolves. Now his father has sent him to Chicago to clean up a problem there. Charles never expected to find Anna, a rare Omega wolf - and he certainly never expected to recognize her as his mate.
Second of the graphic novel adaptations: Harry's latest investigation has pushed him to the precipice. He's up against mysterious murders by magic that some believe only he could have committed-even Harry's best friend doubts his innocence-and a gangland boss who wants Harry to stay out of the way. From all fronts, storm clouds are gathering around a beleaguered Harry Dresden.
Without the evil vampire Bishop ruling over the town of Morganville, the resident vampires have made major concessions to the human population. But after Eve joins the local theatre company and one of her cast mates goes missing after starting work on a short documentary on the vampire, Claire and Eve realize that the project is bigger -- and more dangerous -- than anyone suspected.
1588: a legendary doomsday device hidden in the Tower is taken in a daring raid. Walsingham's spies believe that it has been taken by the Enemy.
The Prophetsy, a theocracy based on slavery and terror, has ruled over most of the "Ark" for longer than anyone now living can remember, and it has just succeeded in conquering the few remaining free regions of the ship. Yet there are chinks in the monolithic tyranny...
King Alfred is in failing health and the Danes smell opportunity. But Uhtred leads Harald Bloodhair and his Viking horde into a trap.
2049. Earth's prisons are shut down and all inmates placed in massive hibernation tanks. Laurel Cole, consigned there for anti-establishment activism, escapes into the tunnels that run like poisoned veins beneath the city. Pursued by a ruthless mercenary who knows these sewers better than anyone, Laurel seeks help from a group of renegades who live huddled in the fetid darkness. But if she ever hopes to see daylight again - and expose the government's lies - she'll have to go even deeper. . . and the clock is ticking.
[Vancouver author]. Indigo Springs is a sleepy town where things seem normal until Astrid returns there to her childhood home and discovers that for many years her father has been accessing the magic that flowed in a blue stream beneath the earth, under their house. When she starts to use the liquid "vitagua" to enchant everyday items, the results seem innocent enough. She realizes this magic can be a force for good. As events at Indigo Springs unfold and the true potential of "vitagua" is revealed, Astrid and her friends embark on a journey fraught with power, change, and a future too devastating to contemplate. Recommended.
The cable stops working, the phone lines die - and then the horsemen come to town. It's not the same America that she last went to sleep in. Ticketed to a refugee camp by the marauding Scythian armies, Macy and her family come to believe that heading down the Mississippi by boat is their one escape from the encroaching madness. But as they make their way downriver, Macy's world just keeps getting stranger, and the wooden submarines, wasp-borne plagues, and talking dogs are the least of her problems: For in this upside-down world, old identities warp and family bonds are sorely tested.
The inventors Perry and Lester build a network of interactive rides in abandoned Wal-Marts across the land. Their popularity incites jealousy and a rogue Disney executive convinces the police that Perry and Lester's 3D printers are being used to run off AK-47s. Hordes of goths descend on the shantytown built by the New Workers, joining the cult. Lester and Perry's friendship falls to pieces when Lester gets the "fatkins treatment", turning him into a sybaritic gigolo.
The mysterious Castle House Asylum has been the site of unholy occult rituals using 12 missing women. Now it will be the setting for the most important, yet to come - the 13th.
Bound by spellcraft to a witch named Giselle and transformed into an extraordinary warrior, Max has no choice but to fight as Giselle's personal magic weapon - a Shadowblade. Max thinks she can find a way to help Horngate, the witch stronghold, stand against the powerful Guardians, but doing so will mean forging dangerous alliances - including one with a rival witch's Shadowblade, who is as drawn to Max as she is to him - and standing with the witch she despises.
Ash and Bramble raise the warrior spirit of Acton -- only he can stop Saker's rampage. But why would he help strangers protect a world he's never known? Bramble has been marked as Saker's nemesis, but will be challenged by deeper powers than Saker can command - as well as by her own feelings for Acton. As the living fight the dead, strange forces will shape an uncertain future from pain and suffering.
Though rewarded by Amunhotep's patronage, Huy feels imprisoned by the gift Thoth has imposed on him and longs for the pleasures of those he see around him, especially love, which seems forever lost to him. But when the King calls for his help, Huy has no choice.
Ancient Egypt. Huy, renowned seer and son of a humble farmer, is appointed scribe and counsel to twelve year old Amunhotep III. It is position of power and responsibility, for Huy controls the treasury, the military, all construction, and taxation, and he must choose the young pharaoh's queen. His position and his legendary past create many enemies.
Complete your collection -- that hole between 2004 and 2006 can finally be filled.
2005, it appears, was a year that defied easy encapsulation.
Not everyone in faerie is pleased with the news that Meredith has given birth to an heir, and conspirators from every court in the realm plot against her and her's. They seek to strip her guards, her lovers, from her by poisoned word or cold steel. But Meredith still has supporters, and even friends, among the goblins and the sluagh, who will stand by her.
Merry, pregnant with twins, rejects the throne of faerie, and seeks to find refuge for the unborn pair.
Elizabeth Phoenix, one of a select few with the power to battle demons who have escaped hell, is determined to stop yet another Doomsday. She has arrived in Los Angeles to ferret out a nest of varcolacs: half human, half dragon creatures who crave the destruction of the sun and moon. But before she can prevent the kind of eclipse that would bring the world to an end, Liz must mine the depths of her own heart.
Corban Loose-Strife, his wife, and sister and her newborn son fled to a quiet life in Vinland after Eric Bloodaxe died. They were happy until the day a ship appeared on the horizon, bringing a summons to Corban to return to Jorvik. In the coming war of succession, Corban must tread a careful path between those who hate him and those who would be his allies. He has to conceal his nephew's true parentage. For though Corban is bound to the women's side--the witches kitchen in this power struggle; the boys see only the glory of battle and the promise of bright gold.
The first volume of The Year's Best Science Fiction and Fantasy features over a quarter million words of fiction by some of the genre's greatest authors, including Peter S. Beagle, Elizabeth Bear, Jay Lake, Ian McDonald, Sarah Monette, Garth Nix, Naomi Novik, Robert Reed, Patrick Rothfuss, and many more.
Howard's tales of Conan's brothers-in-arms, compiled with an afterword by Stephen Jones and illustrated by Les Edwards.
The malign shadow of the Devourer has darkened the land, extinguishing life and hope. The followers of the benevolent goddess Karm are hunted mercilessly and cut down by an army of bewitched slayers led by Lord Bahl, the Devourer's flesh-and-blood incarnation. Only two people stand in the way of an apocalyptic bloodbath that will literally bring hell to earth: a man and a woman linked by a love as strong as it is unlikely-Honus, a grim-faced warrior dedicated to Karm, and Yim, a beautiful former slave with the divine power to stop Lord Bahl.
As magic begins to reassert its ancient dominion, Old Earth's foremost freelance discriminator, Henghis Hapthorn, and his intuition (now a separate person named Osk Rievor), are living apart, though they remain on good terms. But now there comes between them a woman of alluring mystery. Who is Hespira? Does she truly want either of them? Or has she come to destroy them both?
Rand al'Thor, the Dragon Reborn, struggles to unite a fractured network of kingdoms and alliances in preparation for the last battle. As he attempts to halt the Seanchan encroachment northward, his allies work in desperation to forstall the shadow that is growing within the heart of the Dragon Reborn himself. Egwene al'Vere. the Amyrlin Seat of the rebel Aes Sedai, is a captive of the White Tower and subject to the whims of their tyrannical leader. Egwene works to hold together the disparate factions of Aes Sedai. Her fight will prove the mettle of the Aes Sedai and her conflict will decide the future of the White Tower.
William Heaney has identified one thousand five hundred and sixty-seven smoky figures dwelling on the shadowy fringes of human life, influencing our decisions with their sweet and poisoned voices. After a series of seemingly unconnected personal encounters with a beautiful and captivating woman met in the company of an infuriating poet, a troubled and damaged veteran of Desert Storm with demons of his own, and an old school acquaintance with whom he shared a mystical occult ritual, William Heaney's life is thrown in a direction he does not fully comprehend.
When her little sister is brutalized, vengeful Lily Carlyle determines to exact her own justice. She succeeds at the cost of her own life, but as she lays dying she is given a second chance. She can earn her way into Paradise by becoming an assassin for the forces of good. It's a job she believes she can really get into -- but she doesn't realize she may not be able to get out.
Lt. Wayson Harris was born and bred as the ultimate soldier. But he is unique, possessing independence of thought. And when the military brass decides to blame the clones for the decimation of the U. A. republic, Lt. Harris decides to stop being the scapegoat -- with all the firepower he can muster.
The Horsekin are assembling along Prince Dar's northern border, and the Deverry alliance simply does not have the men and resources to prevent their enemies from moving into the wilderness areas known as the Ghostlands. But suddenly, the Dwrgi folk and the dragons come to Dar's aid, tipping the balance in their favour and offering Dar's people a chance to defeat the Horsekin once and for all.
Chester's Mill, Maine, the town is inexplicably and suddenly sealed off from the rest of the world by an invisible force field. Planes crash into it and fall from the sky in flaming wreckage, a gardener's hand is severed as "the dome" comes down on it, people running errands in the neighbouring town are divided from their families, and cars explode on impact. No one can fathom what this barrier is, where it came from, and when - or if - it will go away.
Blood calls to blood and brings revelation...when nothing is as it seems can even magic untangle the mysteries of a supernatural clan?
22 stories about the people who enable and put up with heroes. Moscoe, Rabe, N. Hoffman, L. Resnick, Rusch and more.
A collection of thrilling tales from H.P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu Mythos by one of horror's biggest legends. This volume contains the very best of Brian Lumley's Mythos short stories.
Conclusion to the SILVER DRAGONS series. May Northcott fights to control the dragon shard. With her employer Magoth angling to regain his powers and a mysterious dragon bent on their destruction, May's lover Gabriel has his work cut out for him.
Glasgow, near future: those who commit serious crimes are now to be punished by being lobotomized and having their lower jaw removed -- half-heading. Then they are put to work as cleaners. But six years after her surgery, Dr. Fiona Westfield wakes up -- as her mind slowly returns, she sets out to take vengeance.
Anluan has been crippled since childhood, part of a curse that has besieged his family and his home of Whistling Tor. But when the young scribe Caitrin is retained to sort through family documents, she brings about unexpected changes in the household, casting a hopeful light against the despairing shdows. But to truly free Anluan's burdened soul, Caitrin must unravel the web of sorcery woven by his ancestors before it claims his life - and their love.
The chieftains of Sevenwaters have long been custodians of a vast and mysterious forest. Human and Otherworld dwellers have existed there side by side, sharing a wary trust, until the spring when Lady Aisling of Sevenwaters finds herself expecting another child - a new heir to Sevenwaters. Then the family's joy turns to despair when the baby is taken from his room and something unnatural is left in his place. To reclaim her newborn brother, Clodagh must enter the shadowy Otherworld and confront the powerful prince who rules there.
When young Fiona impresses a queen dragon, she doesn't realize the perils and privileges that come with her new role. The challenges of becoming a Weyrwoman - co-leader of an entire dragon Weyr - can be overwhelming, and then, on top of it all, she faces the possibility of losing her dragon to the sickness that has already claimed so many others. Now Fiona is forced to confront the question: What is she willing to give up in order to truly be a queen rider?
When physicist Michael Shelborne mysteriously vanishes, his son Shel discovers that he had constructed a time travel device. Fearing his father may be stranded in time-or worse-Shel enlists the aid of Dave MacElroy, a linguist, to accompany him on the rescue mission. Their journey through history takes them from the enlightenment of Renaissance Italy through the American Wild West to the civil-rights upheavals of the 20th century. Along the way, they encounter a diverse cast of historical greats, sometimes in unexpected situations. Yet the elder Shelborne remains elusive. And then Shel violates his agreement with Dave not to visit the future.
Vicki Greene, a celebrated but mind-wiped writer, sent antiquities dealer Alex Benedict a cryptic message and a large sum of money. The answers to the mystery of what has happened to Vicki lie on the most remote of human worlds in a secret connected to a decades-old political upheaval.
With their forces gathered, the revolutionary leaders within Lescar begin their bid to win the minds and hearts of the people, as well as the lands of the rival dukedoms.
Tristopolitan police lieutenant Donal Riordan lost the woman he loved even as her ultimate sacrifice saved his life. Now a zombie he lives to avenge her murder. And it is the leader of a secret cabal with a stranglehold on the city's elite to whom he wishes to bring his vengeance.
The Empire of Rome has declared war against the United States and attacked Earth. And even as the Merrimack retaliates against the Empire's homeworld, the world-devouring alien Hive makes its move against Earth.
Mykella, the eldest daughter of the Lord-Protector of Lanachrona, discovers that someone is diverting significant sums of money from her father's treasury. There are attempts to remove Mykella and her sisters from Tempre by marrying them off to lords in neighbouring lands, and fatal and near fatal accidents occur to members of her family and trusted retainers. While Mykella develops a solid idea of who stands behind it all, every attempted solution is used to discredit her. How can she save their father and land?
Allison Beckstrom's late father, the prominent businessman - and sorcerer - Daniel Beckstrom, has somehow channeled himself into her very mind. With the help of The Authority, a secret organization of magic users, she hopes to gain better control over her own abilities - and find a way to deal with her father.
Includes an epic novel of Elric's early years, The Fortress of the Pearl; the script of the graphic novel Elric: The Making of a Sorcerer; a previously unpublished proposal for a new series; Neil Gaiman's moving fictional tribute to Elric, the short story "One Life, Furnished" in Early Moorcock. Gorgeously illustrated by Michael Wm. Kaluta.
Refugee species are fleeing catastrophe in an armada of ramscoops headed in the direction of the Fleet of Worlds. The onrushing aliens have left in their trail a host of desolated worlds; some raided for supplies, some attacked to eliminate competition, and some for pure xenophobia. The Puppeteers need sepoys to investigate the situation and take action for them. The source of the sepoys? Their newly independent former slave world, New Terra.
Omnibus edition of the first three Temeraire novels, HIS MAJESTY'S DRAGON, THRONE OF JADE, and BLACK POWDER WAR - plus an original Temeraire short story.
In Anavatan, the city of the Silver Lake, the Gods manifest themselves on an all-too-regular basis, and it is hard to survive if you are not pledged to one of the deities. Now, Brax, Spar, and Graize have discovered their destinies. Grown into their powers, they are about to face off in a confrontation that will spark a war and see the rise of a new player among the Gods themselves.
Living in small town Rockabill, Maine, Jane True, doesn't learn, until a grisly find during her nightly midnight swim, that she is only half-human. Now, she must enter a world filled with supernatural creatures alternatively terrifying, beautiful, and deadly- all of which perfectly describe her new "friend" Ryu, a gorgeous and powerful vampire. It is a world where nothing can be taken for granted: a dog can heal with a lick; spirits bag your groceries; and whatever you do, never-ever-rub the genie's lamp.
Ex-video game designer Cole is now a Skinner, a member of an ancient secret society of warriors entrusted with keeping the vampires at bay. But monsters once chained to the wilderness are suddenly free and descending on an unsuspecting city. No one knows what's coming, but Cole and his partner Paige will be first to dive into the meatgrinder.
A serial killer has entered Raine's Landing, undeterred by its ancient magical safeguards. He gains a powerful occult gift with the murder of his first victim there. Ex-town cop Ross Devries and his Harley-riding sometimes partner Cassandra Mallory have no magical abilities -- but they are the town's last line of defence against a twisted psychopath with power to bend both the living and the dead to his will.
Boss is doing dives into derelict spacecraft found adrift in the blackness between the stars when she comes upon the claim of a lifetime. But this is a secret that was best kept hidden.
Spurning her royal heritage to be raised by the great warrior, Kessligh, her exquisite swordplay astonishes all who witness it. But Sasha is still young, untested in battle and often led by her rash temper. Her defiant wilfulness is attracting the wrong kind of attention. When the Udalyn people are attacked Sasha will face her moment of testing. How will she act? Is she ready to lead? Can she be the saviour they need her to be?
Kris Longknife encounters some peaceful aliens who have come to warn humanity of an unidentifiable force that is roaming the galaxy, obliterating everything in its path -- a path now leading directly toward the human worlds.
Sequel to ONE DAY ON MARS. The CIA learns of a plot to overthrow the US government. The plotters also, it is discovered, have somehow acquired teleportation technology. The US space navy dispatches two of its most powerful battleships to overtake the teleportation technology. Can it possibly be enough?
The great glacier that enclosed the Raumsdalian Empire has broken open and Count Hamnet Thyssen leads an exploration to new territory in hopes of finding the legendary Golden Shrine. Dangers abound and the Rulers have forced the Raumsdalians to flee. Hamnet prepares to lead an army against the Rulers.
The underground graycaps have captured Ambergris and put it under martial law, disbanding House Hoegbotton. They rule by controlling the human inhabitants with strange addictive drugs, internment in camps, and random acts of terror. They use humans as slave labour to build two strange towers. Against this backdrop, John Finch, who lives alone with a cat and a lizard, must solve an impossible double murder for his gray cap masters while trying to make contact with the rebels.
A collection of 14 of Vonnegut's previously unpublished short stories.
Anrel Murneau is a scholar, a young man with no magical ability -- which bars him from the ruling classes. Upon returning to his childhood home after years of study in the capital, Anrel finds his friends and family held under the thumb of the corrupt local lord. When this lord murders Anrel's dear friend, Anrel discovers that he is not without other means to demand justice -- if he can survive life on the run, that is.
As the slavemasters of Mesa plot against the Star Empire of Manticore and the newly liberated slave planet of Torch, Anton Zilwicki and the notorious Havenite secret agent Victor Cachat set off on a dangerous mission to uncover the truth concerning a wave of mysterious assassinations that have been launched against Manticore and Torch. Most people are sure that the Republic of Haven is behind the assassinations, but Zilwicki and Cachat suspect others of being the guilty party.
The landsmen of Venice broker a treaty with a water-dwelling tribe of deepsmen, cementing the alliance through marriage that produces a fresh, peerless strain of royal blood. Other nations make their own partnerships with this new breed-and then, jealous of their power, ban any further unions between the two peoples. Dalliance with a deepswoman becomes punishable by death and any "bastard" child must be destroyed. This is the tale of Anne, the youngest princess of a faltering England -- and Henry, a bastard abandoned on the shore to face his bewildering destiny, finding himself a pawn in a game he does not understand.
When Chen's partner, the demon Seneschal Zhu Irzh, disappears, along with Chen's wife and Inari's guardian badger, Chen must enlist all of his allies and assets in order to locate them! From the strange streets of Singapore Three to the rough and tumble world of Bollywood, where money flows fast and emotions flare even faster; from the realms of the Celestial to the haunts of the Infernal and all the spaces in-between.
A hundred years in the future an actress becomes the lover of two men. One is a mysterious sorcerer and private detective, the other an even more mysterious and powerful rich man who has been to the human colony on an alien planet and learned strange things there. Her loyalties are divided - perhaps she loves them both. The detective helps her to release her inner beauty and become a star overnight. And the rich man is the benefactor of a play she stars in. But something is very wrong. Money can be an evil guest, but there are other evils.
Charged with recovering the distraught king's beloved daughter Anja are Taskin, Commander of the Royal Guard, and Mykkael, the rough-hewn newcomer who has won the post of Captain of the Garrison. Mykkael's investigations lead him to a radical explanation for the missing princess, but he finds himself under suspicion from the court factions. Will Commander Taskin's famous fair-mindedness be enough to unravel the truth behind the garrison captain's dramatic theory: that she was not taken by force, but fled the palace to escape a demonic evil?
Arithon is the guest of the formidable Sorcerer and enigmatic recluse, Davien the Betrayer. Relentless enemies will stop at nothing to achieve his downfall, but Arithon has dedicated himself not to kill though allies and enemies muster for war.
Former government agent Frank Compton is accused of the murder of a young woman, having just returned from a successful mission against the Modhri, the coral polyp-based group mind that is attempting to take over the galaxy. Off he goes to New Tigris, there to encounter a resistance group that is fighting the Modhri throughout the galaxy. Compton must get the murder victim's sister to a hidden refuge planet via the Quadrail to ensure the continued efforts of the resistance.
To stop a ravenous army of zombies, vampire detective Felix Gomez must team up with a precocious teen with clairvoyant powers, but her cooperation comes at a price: she won't help unless Felix makes her a vampire -- if the zombies don't get her first.
The first of three volumes that collect the classic stories featuring Nicholas Van Rijn, interstellar trader and capitalist extraordinaire.
Torn between her own beliefs and the ideals her mother died for, Cerridwen searches for clues to her own destiny -- is it on earth among humans, or beyond an ethereal portal, in the immortals' ancestral home? Neither path can avert bloodshed -- and the choice may not be her's to make.
Arriving on the backwater world of Lake Superior's Royal Island Ryan and his companions find two rival barons who rule the mutant-infested land and water with blood will. Though Ryan hoped for honesty and fair trade, he is soon in a death race to stop the secrets of the gateways from becoming an open passage to the future's worst enemies.
In 1492, as men of vision, weary of the strife of war, are drawn to the unknown West, an explorer seeks the funding for his voyage - while a mysterious Weaver plots to unravel the strands of time and stop him.
Kit Marley and William Shakespeare are playwrights in the service of Queen Elizabeth, employed by the Prometheus Club. Their words, infused with magic, empower Her Majesty's rule. Able to walk in both worlds, Kit seeks allies to aid him in his mission to protect Elizabeth - only to encounter enemies, mortal and monster, who will stop at nothing to usher in a new age. But despite the might of his adversaries, Kit possesses more power than even he can possibly imagine.
Under Tavi of Calderon, heir to the crown, war-torn Alera rebuilds while politicians and nobles vie for power. But from the south comes news: the dreaded Vord have come to Alera. For a thousand years, Alera and her furies have withstood every enemy and survived every foe.
The savage Vord are on the march, and Gaius Octavian must lead his legions to the Calderon Valley to stand against them - using all of his intelligence, ingenuity, and furycraft to save their world from eternal darkness.
Can geneticist Charlotte Hennesey use the DNA of Jesus Christ to prevent the coming of Armageddon? If so, that would only be the first of a number of applications for such a revolutionary product -- from stain removal in carpets and curtains to the flavour enhancement of low fat foods. This novel, however, fails to examine any of these other possibilities.
Kineas, the Athenian cavalry commander, is vengefully exiled by his own city. Together, his mercenary force and their Scythian allies have defeated a mighty Macedonian army at the Ford of the River God, and his adopted city of Olbia is free once more. Far to the east, at the farthest edge of the Sea of Grass, Alexander is threatening to crush the Scythian hordes once and for all. The Lady Srayanka is at Kineas' side and is pledged to take her tribe east to stop Alexander. Before Kineas confronts Alexander's army, he must undertake an epic journey towards his own fate.
Sequel to EMPIRE. Averell Torrent has become President of the United States with enormous political and popular support, and a tight grip on the reins of both political parties. He has put America into a get-tough, the-world-is-our-empire foreign policy stance. Captain Bartholomew Coleman, "Cole", sees the danger Torrent poses to American democracy and the potential disasters involved in his foreign military adventures.
After surviving the machine plague and the world war that followed, nanotech researcher Ruth Goldman and ex-army ranger Cam Najarro have discovered that a new contagion is about to be unleashed.
Since tying the knot with Sinclair, life hasn't been all marital bliss for Betsy. Sinclair has been perusing the Book of the Dead, Betsy's being hounded by a ghost who is even more insufferable in death than in life, and a pack of ancient vampires has decided to pay an unwelcome visit.
An all new collection of urban fantasy in Charles de Lint's Newford universe. The city of Newford could be any city in North America, bursting with music, commerce, art, love, hate, and of course, magic. Magic in the sidewalk cracks, myths at the foundation of its great buildings, and enchantment at the spaces between its people.
The USE has the know-how of 20th century technology, but the American traditions of freedom and justice are having an even stronger impact on Europe, and the rulers of Europe are powerless to stuff the Grantville genie back into the bottle.
Charlie Madigan is a divorced mother of one, and a kick-ass cop trained to take down the toughest human and off-world criminals. She's recently returned from the dead after a brutal attack, an unexplained revival that has left her plagued by ruthless nightmares and random outbursts of strength that make doing her job for Atlanta P.D.'s Integration Task Force even harder. And now an insidious new danger is descending on her city with terrifying speed, threatening innocent lives: a deadly, off-world narcotic known as ash. Charlie is determined to uncover the source of ash before it targets another victim.
Gull is an oracle. Daughter of a slave taken from fallen Troy, chosen at the age of seven to be the voice of the Lady of the Dead, it is her destiny to counsel kings. From the doomed bastions of the City of Pirates to the temples of Byblos, from the intrigues of the Egyptian court to the haunted caves beneath Mount Vesuvius, only Gull can guide Prince Aeneas on his quest, and only she can dare the gates of the Underworld itself to lead him to his destiny.
Having been drawn into a fantasy world of his own creation, Rod Everlar continues his quest to defeat the corruption he has discovered within.
Switchcreek was a normal town in eastern Tennessee until a mysterious disease killed a third of its residents and mutated most of the rest into three new branches of humanity: giant gray-skinned argos, hairless seal-like betas, and grotesquely obese charlies. Paxton was 14 when the disease struck, one of the few who didn't change. Now, 15 years later, he returns to find a town seething with secrets, among which murder may well be numbered. But there are even darker-and far weirder-mysteries hiding below the surface that will threaten not only Pax's future but the future of the whole human race.
Eccentric billionaire Walter Grobius attempts to unleash a devastating magical apocalypse. Quincey Morris and his partner, white witch Libby Chastain, are drawn into their deadliest case yet, one that ranges from Baghdad to Los Angeles.
Rachel Morgan, kick-ass witch and bounty hunter, has taken her fair share of hits, and has broken lines she swore she would never cross. But when her lover was murdered, it left a deeper wound than Rachel ever imagined, and now she won't rest until his death is solved - and avenged -- whatever the cost. Yet the road to hell is paved with good intentions, and when a new predator moves to the apex of the Inderlander food chain, Rachel's past comes back to haunt her. Literally.
Kyrie Smith, a young panther shifter, must decide where she will stand: with her group or with humanity at large. And she'll have to do it while both older shifters and her boyfriend Tom Ormson - a dragon shifter - push her from quandary to quandary and police detective Rafiel Thrall - a lion shifter - demands her help in solving mysterious murders. Someone - or something - has been killing shifters in large numbers, and the most ancient and powerful of shifters are converging on the city to find the killer. And anyone, human or shifter, who gets in their way will be eliminated without mercy.
Lily is in trouble of the deepest kind. Having been tricked by the forces of evil, she indiscriminately killed what she thought were "demons". Now, she knows better, and with a little help from half-angel, half-demon Deacon Camphire, she must try to take down the bad guys from within as a double agent.
The wall of time has fallen, and the gods are free to ravage the world. The few that know of their escape into mortal lands are under the control of the malevolent Husk. Stella, a queen in hiding, makes a deal with the Undying Man even though she knows his agenda comes first. The fisherman, Noetos, seeks revenge for the deaths of his loved ones, not yet realizing that the enemy is closer than he imagines. And the unconventional cosmographer, Lenares, is the only one with the power to prevent the gods from destroying the world - yet the others don't believe her. The queen, the fisherman, and the cosmographer must travel to Andratan to confront Husk. But whether they can break free of his hold on them, and defeat the gods, is another matter entirely.
Thirteen years ago, as he lay dying, Jack Winter called up a demon and bartered his soul for his life. Now the debt has come due, and the demon has appeared to take Jack to hell. Trouble is, Jack has finally found a reason to live. Her name is Pete Caldecott.
Three dragon siblings are among the last of a dying breed--the final hope for their species' survival. Wistala, sister of Copper -- Emperor of the Upper World -- has thought of humans as equals to dragons. She leads the Firemaids, fierce female fighting dragons who support the Hominids of Hypatia. AuRon, the rare scale-less grey would isolate himself and his family from the world of men and dragons. Copper has no use for the humans he now dominates. As Copper's empire roils with war, greed, and treachery, the time is fast approaching for Wistala to choose who to stand with.
16 of today's hottest fantasy authors-including Tanya Huff, Mickey Zucker Reichert, Fiona Patton, and Judith Tarr-visit the world of Valdemar, adding their own special touches.
Mason is an enforcer, keeping magical practitioners on the straight and narrow. His "dog" Louie, is a faithful familiar who has proven over and over that he's a practitioner's best friend. But this time, Louie is in the line of fire when practitioners in San Francisco accidentally unleash a monster into the world.
Scree has been destroyed, wiped from the face of the Land. While those responsible scatter to work on the next step in their plan, the stakes are raised as the Gods themselves enter the fray. Isak's land is divided, a savage religious fervour is sweeping the nation, and the time for ruthless action has arrived.
Mirasol, as newly appointed Chalice, has the duty of binding the Master's Circle. But the new Master is a Priest of Fire, only drawn into the human world by the death of his brother. How can she, her only training that of a beekeeper, keep the demesne settled when she must bind it to one whose touch can burn human flesh to the bone?
Bounty monster hunter Evangeline Stone wakes up naked and bruised on a cold slab at the morgue - in a stranger's body, with no memory of who she is and how she got there. She is now a fugitive, piecing together her memory and trying to deal some serious justice - but she has only three days to solve her own murder before the reincarnation spell wears off.
Final in the cycle. Thirteen-year-old Elin craves power, and believes her new alliance with the evil Ysa may help her achieve it. Eleven-year-old Mikkel stows away on a Sea-Rover ship, hoping for a brief adventure. But when the ship is attacked, Mikkel is taken prisoner, and soon his bonds to the NordornLand are the last thing on his mind. Through births and deaths, celebration and wars, Ashen and Gaurin have worked tirelessly to bring peace and prosperity to their kingdom. But it appears that this era of peace may be at its end.
The Feds must find and destroy the Hammer Worlds' secret antimatter warhead facility. Only dreadnoughts, the lone Federated ships able to withstand antimatter missile attacks, can do the job, and only Lieutenant Michael Helfort has the skill to lead them. But skill may not be enough, because Helfort is more than the newly appointed captain: He's a hero, and this means that his own senior officers want him to fail-and that the enemy's kingpin wants him dead.
Venture into "Spells of the City," where a troll may be your toll collector on the George Washington Bridge...Harry the Book will be happy to place your bets in a spellbinding alternative New York...a gargoyle finds himself left to a lonely rooftop existence when he's forced to live by his creator's rules...and leprechauns must become bank robbers to keep up with the demand for their gold.
Cole has become convinced that the Republic's government must be overthrown and leads a ragtag armada into the Republic, even though he is outnumbered thousands to one.
When a fallen angel lands on his dissecting table, Quillan realizes his life is at risk. Home is on Neon Heights, one level of Spearpoint, a vast, soaring structure of unknown origin, housing the last remnants of human civilization on the last human world; and now Quillan must leave it if he is to survive -- but beyond Spearpoint is a whole different world.
The crew of the Vorpal Blade discovers that their ship has been infested by a scorpion-like alien species and their new commander is not getting along with almost everybody. And what is that weird noise the ship makes every time it's in hard maneuvers?
The Cirque de Charnu has come. They will clean out the demons and the suicides, and move on. But when Cirque performers start dying grotesquely, Jill Kismet must find out why, or her entire city will become a carnival of horror. She also has to play the resident hellbreed power against the Cirque to keep them in line, and find out why ordinary people are needing exorcisms. And then there's the murdered voodoo practitioners, and the zombies.
Judge Nugan Bufan Sn is a brilliant alien jurist whose misanthropy and lack of social graces is matched only by his futile, unrequited love for the game of golf. When he hits the links at the absymal Dulles Woods golf course, the unexpected happens: He begins to play well. But there are more hazards on the course for Sn than just sand traps and disaffected caddies.
The Bishopry Militant chooses Tephe to take a ship and crew on a secret, sacred mission to a hidden land. Tephe knows from the start that his mission will be a test of his skill as a leader of men and as a devout follower of his god. It's what he doesn't know that matters: to what ends his faith and his ship will ultimately be put - and that the tests he will face will come not only from his god and the Bishopry Militant, but from another, more malevolent source entirely...
As another of Earth's colonies, Ross 128, secedes from the union, the flagship of the U.S. Naval fleet is dispatched there through the Quauntum Membrane Teleporter based in the Oort Cloud. But the Tau Ceti Separatists have stationed their own teleporter there and the flagship will be met with heavy resistance from the Separatist Navy. And, unknown to the President, his 18 year old military school cadet daughter has been kidnapped and whisked away to the Separatist leader's house on Tau Ceti.
As England tightens its control over the Atlantean colonies, Victor Radcliff and his band of revolutionaries resolve to make the English pay for each and every piece of land they dare to occupy and will stop at nothing to preserve the liberty of their people as a new nation is born - a nation that will change the face of the world
Frederick Radcliff is a descendant of the family that founded Atlantis's first settlement and his grandfather, Victor led the army against England to win the nation's independence. He is also a black slave, unable to prove his lineage, and is forced to work on a cotton plantation. Frederick feels that the colour of his skin should not keep him from having the same freedoms his ancestors fought and died for. He becomes the leader of a revolutionary army of slaves determined to free all of his brethren across Atlantis.
Skylan Ivorson, a sea-raider of the Vindras rises to become Chief of Chiefs of all Vindras clans. But his people's ancient gods are under siege from a new generation of gods who are challenging them for the powers of creation. It will be up to the Vindras to find the mysterious and hidden Five Bones of the Vektan Dragons that will stop these brash interlopers.
Dale has the miraculous ability to heal and raise the recent dead. But he's also insane. When he uses his power to brutally kill the woman next door, night after night, no one will believe her impossible story, so it's up to her to find a way to end the living nightmare.
Savvy young advertising executive meets dashing vampire. Specially priced.
After accidentally stealing the life force of a dying demon, Allay became the only human-demon hybrid in existence. Demons feed on human emotions, so Allay decided the safest way to satisfy this need was to open a bar. Here she could drink from, and ease, her patrons' pain, which helped her to stay under the demon radar...until now. When anothe demon attacks and nearly kills her, tall, handsome, and mortal Theo Ran comes to Allay's rescue. But that bond is tested when the demon community in New York begins to rise up, and two opposing clans fight for power. Allay is caught in the middle, and must decide where her loyalties lie.
The vampire Saint-Germain seeks sanctuary at an isolated monastery, unwilling to abandom the terrified villagers he has led in flight from the Huns. In the hothouse atmosphere of the high-walled monastery, Saint-Germain must take special care when slaking his vampire thirst, for discovery of his True nature will result in his True Death.
Frank Compton, a former security agent on Earth, is working for the aliens who run the Quadrail, an interstellar transport system. He has been trying to end the domination of an alien lifeform called the Modhri. When Frank and his assistant Bayta journey to investigate the connection between the Modhri and the Filiaelians, they come up against a conspiracy of the Quadrail. A plot is brewing that the Modhri fears and Frank and Bayta may be the only ones to stop it.
Not everyone on the Cobra worlds thought that the Cobras were worth the high cost of providing their training and maintaining their existing built-in weaponry, let alone supporting research to improve the Cobra weapons, and possibly even put an end to the negative effects of that built-in weaponry, which caused Cobras to die much too young. But a new menace was approaching, one that even the formidable Cobra warriors might not be able to defeat . . .
Zach Johnson, the world's last freelance detective, has been man-napped by the beautiful sapphire-haired Amazon Kiana. She's brought him home to her home island of Lantis - where the women dominate men with their words - to discover who killed her mother, the Queen. But to save the day this time, Zach and his holographic A.I. sidekick HARV have to tangle with not just one gorgeous superwoman, but four. Each of Kiana's three sisters could have the motive and the means to pull off the crime - and now that you mention it, Kiana could too.
The semi-Borg Seven of Nine agrees to participate in investigating the mystery of the Borg's disappearance in the Caeliar gestalt and joins the former captain of "Voyager" to attempt a rendezvous with the ships that Starfleet Command dispatched into the Delta Quadrant.
In Russia in 2003 Captain Dimitri Losenko orders a retaliation against the US for their apparent nuclear attack. In Alaska in 2018 a small band of Resistance fighters hides out in the frozen wilderness only sustained by John Connor's voice coming through a crackling radio.
First original novel -- further adventures of the millionaire industrialist who has taken a place on the superhero periodic table somewhere between Mercury Man and Plutonium Man.
The Space Wolf Omnibus, featuring the legendary hero Ragnar Blackmane, includes WOLFBLADE, SONS OF FENRIS and WOLF'S HONOUR.
Lawrence Talbot, haunted by dark disturbing memories, returns to the village of his childhood when his brother mysteriously disappears. He will discover terrifying secrets about men cursed as werewolves and the truth about his own tortured past.
The sequel to SCOURGE THE HERETIC follows an Inquisitor and his retinue as they search out heretics in the name of the emperor.
A brand-new Indiana Jones -- featuring -- featuring non-stop zombie action (an inducement for those for whom no lesser action will suffice, for those inured to the charms of non-stop giant octopus action or over-the-top velociraptor action).
Direfang and his army of goblins and hobgoblins are deep in the Qualinesti Forest. Although they are far from the Dark Knights' mining camp they escaped from, they are also far from safe. The forest is fraught with its own deadly dangers - with the entire world seemingly bent on keeping the goblins from founding their new homeland. But Direfang is resolute and will risk all their lives in a final bid for freedom.
The Combat-K squad confront a nano-generated zombie plague as they try to uncover the cause of these deformed mutations. Soon they have the Nano-Tek corporation in their sights.
When the Spellplague ravages Faerun, Drizzt and his companions are caught in the chaos. Seeking out the help of the priest Cadderly-the hero of the recently reissued series The Cleric Quintet-Drizzt finds himself facing his most powerful and elusive foe, the twisted Crenshinibon, the demonic crystal shard he believed had been destroyed years ago.
The first STAR WARS horror novel. A Star Destroyer is found drifting - just drifting - in space.
Omnibus edition of all three in the HOUSE OF SERPENTS series. [Vancouver author].
Magnus Ironblood joins an Imperial force to try and bring down secessionist forces, and finds himself in a bloody battle against deadly foes.
One of the Imperium's most celebrated Titan Legions, stopping at the forge world of Orestes for refit and repair, is attacked by a force of Chaos Titans. Just as war spreads, a religious schism begins to tear the Adeptus Mechanicus apart.
The Chronicles of Malus Darkblade: Volume Two includes the books WARPSWORD and LORD OF RUIN. In addition it contains two short stories never published before on Malus Darkblade.
Thorn infiltrates a gang of criminals with special powers trying to gain information on their leader, the Son of Khyber. When her orders and experiences contradict each other, Thorn starts to listen to what the Son of Khyber has to say.
When pirates threaten his home, Geran is elected by the city council to track the blood-thirsty pirates to their hidden base, infiltrate them, and find a way to stop them before it's too late. But the pirates are motivated by more than greed. Kin to his enemies, they seek a deeper revenge, one Geran only begins to glimpse when they kidnap the woman he loves.
Four decades after the Oblivion Crisis, Tamriel is threatened anew by an ancient and all-consuming evil. It is Umbriel, a floating city that casts a terrifying shadow-for wherever it falls, people die and rise again. And it is in Umbriel's shadow that a great adventure begins, and a group of unlikely heroes meet. A legendary prince with a secret. A spy on the trail of a vast conspiracy. A mage obsessed with his desire for revenge. And Annaig, a young girl in whose hands the fate of Tamriel may rest.
Promicin - which kills half of those who dare to inject it and grants paranormal abilities to those who survive - is spreading across the globe and threatening to plunge the entire world into chaos. One year has passed since Jordan Collier and his followers seized control of Seattle and renamed it Promise City. U.S. armed forces have surrounded Seattle, and each day brings Collier and his Promicin-Positive Movement closer to all-out war with the world's greatest military superpower.
Planeswalker Jace Beleren is the prodigal son, a powerful telepath whose choices now will forever determine his path as a mage. Into his life comes Liliana Vess, a temptress whose beauty belies a dark secret and even darker associations.
Hweilan is the last of the line of Highwatch and one of the last of the Vil Adanrath, a bloodline of lycanthropes left on Faerun. Guric, her uncle and the slayer of Hweilan's family, has released a terrible evil in order to resurrect his beloved wife and gain control of the northern countries. When Hweilan escapes Guric's schemes, she is taken in by Lendri, a Vil Adanrath who has stayed in Faerun to help guide Hweilan to her fate.
Captain Riker leads the starship "Titan" toward contact with a civilization made up of artificial intelligences
Some of the former Republic Commandos have deserted and fled to Mandalore with the mercenaries, renegade clone troopers, and rogue Jedi who make up Kal Skirata's ragtag resistance to Imperial occupation. Others-including men from Delta and Omega squads-now serve as Imperial Commandos, a black ops unit within Vader's own 501st Legion, tasked to hunt down fugitive Jedi and clone deserters. For Darman, grieving for his Jedi wife and separated from his son, it's an agonizing test of loyalty.
Book three in the Warhammer Online series sees the Chaos forces of the Ravenhost battling the Empire, harnessing the power of Chaos.
In the first desperate days of the Human-Covenant War, the UNSC enacted the Cole Protocol to safeguard Earth and its Inner Colonies from discovery by a merciless alien foe. Many are called upon to rid the universe of lingering navigation data that would reveal Earth's location. Lieutenant Jacob Keyes is sent on a secret mission that will take him deep behind enemy lines, to a corner of the universe where nothing is as it seems. As the Covenant continues to glass human-occupied planets many survivors flee to the asteroid belt for refuge.
In this prequel novel to STARCRAFT II the origins of the game's heroes, Jim Raynor and Tychus Findlay, are revealted.
Darth Bane's acolyte, Zannah, has yet to engage her Master in mortal combat and prove herself a worthy successor. Determined that the Sith dream of galactic domination will not die with him, Bane vows to learn the secret of a forgotten Dark Lord that will assure the Sith's immortality-and his own. But Zannah is no fool. She knows that her ruthless Master has begun to doubt her, and she senses that he is hiding something crucial to her future. If she is going to claim the power she craves, she must take action now.
The Titans have gained the Fire Rose and seized the ogre realms from the Grand Khan Golgren. With the powerful artifact created by the god, Sirrion, they have literally recreated the capital, Garantha, and they intend to remold the people next. Although the Titans believe Golgren is dead, the half-breed survives. With few he can trust and facing magic, treachery, and distrustful gods, Golgren must find the answer in his own past if he has any hope of overcoming the Titans and the powers of the Fire Rose. In doing so, however, he risks becoming a pawn of the gargoyle king.
The powerful sorcerer Nasgash is defeated, but begins to rebuild his strength in the Mountains of Cripple peak. There he builds an alliance with Skaven, and plans his revenge.
In the time between THE PHANTOM MENACE and the LEGACY OF THE FORCE series, Han and Leia go in search of clues to the Millenium Falcon's past -- and a possible treasure.
Diego Reyes, former commander of Starbase 47, lives as a prisoner aboard a Klingon starship. But his former enemies aren't seeking revenge. In fact, the only man who knows why Reyes is still alive is the one who arranged his kidnapping and faked his death - the enigmatic Councilor Gorkon. All their fates, as well as the futures of three great powers, are linked by one thing: the mysterious Mirdonyae Artifact.
A new generation of heroes has taken its place on the world stage, its members crucial players in international events. At the UN veteran ace John Fortune has assembled a team of young 'aces', known as the Committee, to assist at trouble spots throughout the world. Melinda Snodgrass, Caroline Spector, Carrie Vaughn and John Jos. Miller are among the collaborators.
A treasure hunter discovers a sunken ship beneath the Sea of Fallen Stars . . . and the dark sorceress who sank it. Allying with the vilest monsters of Faerun, she seeks to expand her empire beneath the waves and overcome the surface.
As Dark Apostle Marduk wages war on the White Consuls, he faces challenges from within his own Legion. And just as he is about to claim victory over the White Consuls, an old enemy returns and throws his entire dark crusade into ruin.
Sons of Dorn is a thrilling new Imperial Fists novel featuring a memorable cast of characters and all the intergalactic action associated with the Black Library.
A collection of stories set in the HALO universe.