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.
The legendary warlord Dardas died more than 250 years ago. Now, his spirit lives on in a host body, resurrected by a magician to lead a conquering army across the city-states of Isthmus. But there are military scholars familiar with Dardas's tactics - scholars who may hold the key to stopping his army.
The vampire world is about to have a civil war over Damali, spoken word artist and a powerful vampire. Fallon Nuit, a rogue vampire, and the Vampire Council, both have plans for her.
Jenny Casey, formerly of the Canadian special forces, now lives on the hellish streets of 2062 Hartford, Connecticut. A month shy of fifty, her articifically reconstructed body has started to unravel. But now a government scientist needs Jenny as a subject for a high-stakes project and suddenly she is a pawn in a furious battle waged in the corridors of the Internet, on the streets of battered cities, and in the complex wirings of her half-man-made nervous system.
Three young people stand at the crossroads faced with critical choices that will affect the lives of everyone in Farsala. Jiaan, Soraya, and Kavi refuse to give up hope when the people of Farsala and Mehrab are slain. (Retitled: originally titled "The Flame: Book of Sorab #1).
The characters of the mystical Blood realm, Jaenelle and her kindred, return in four brand-new revelatory stories.
Dan Randolph dreams of geosynchronous satellites that gather solar energy and beam it down to earth. But the sabotage of an experimental low-orbit spaceplane has endangered his dream.
The SS Cygni probe sent back hours of video, captured by the Biolathe AI, but only a few minutes mattered - the ones that showed a creature made of fire, living, moving, dancing in the plasma fire of the double star's accretion disk. A dragon made of star stuff, so alien that only a human expedition to observe and perhaps capture it, could truly understand it.
Weather Warden Joanne Baldwin has protected the human race from monster storms, died, was reborn as a Djinn and then restored to her original form. Now she's throwing the dice to stop an infinitely powerful, deeply disturbed kid - who is holed up in a Vegas hotel - from bringing on a new ice age.
Billionaire biochemist Tad Mikleszewski buys research time on the International Space Station to work on a cure to a genetically modifed disease that terrorists have unleashed on the world. But it escapes and contaminates the station. Now both the US and Russia race against time to mount a rescue mission. NASA has a shuttle a month from launch, and if Astronaut Kelly Gessner can be retrained in decontamination procedures they can push that up two weeks.
Omnibus. A small group of philospher-scientists, after the fall of the empire of Sabis, form an order to protect their knowledge over the centuries of persecution.
15 stories by the best UK authors, including Eric Brown, Paul McAuley, Brian Aldiss, Stephen Baxer, Ian Watson, Gwyneth Jones, Ian McDonald and more.
Derik's a werewolf with alpha issues - and a body to die for. Sara is the personification of unspeakable evil - and smells like roses. Now if they could only just stop drooling over each other long enough to save the world.
Canadian author. Luthier Max Trader and chronically unemployed Johnny Devlin inexplicably exchange bodies. Trader must travel beyond the streets of Newford to a land of dreams and spirits to confront both the murderous Devlin and his own deepest fears. Recommended.
As the pestilence sweeps across 14th century Europe, Brother Neville is visited by the Archangel Michael and given a mission that will take him across the continent in a bid to find the means to stop the minions of Satan who have found a doorway out of Hell.
Thomas Neville, a neurotic warrior-priest, discovers the cause of the return of the Plague: minions of the Devil are scattered throughout European society. He must discover the identities of these shapeshifters so that the Church can move against them. But who can you trust?
A collection of SF stories each chosen for its startling, breakthrough concept that turns the reader's thinking upside down. The 640 pages includes stories from giants such as Heinlein, Clarke, Asimov, Poul Anderson, Dickson and more.
Bodies are discovered at the site of an archaelogical dig. As a powerful attraction develops between American Stephanie Cahill and archaeologist Grant Peterson, young women start disappearing, one by by one, later to turn up horribly mutilated. Vampires are suspected. Shannon Drake is a pseudonym for romance author Heather Graham.
Hannibal marches on Rome with elephants and cavalry, through the Pyrenees and Alps, down into Italy where he defeats larger Roman forces at Trasimene and Cannae, to the very gates of Rome.
Nearly two decades after Jenna became First Holder, her daughter Meriel finds herself in enemy hands. Suddenly she becomes a pawn in a deadly game where her life is worth less than the "cloch na thintri", the special magic stones.
The oldest of Meriel's children, Sevei and her twin brother Kayne, have reached adulthood. But their world is turned upside down when all of their widely scattered family are simultaneously attacked.
FIRE GET and FIRE LORD, the first two novels in the TAORMIN series, reissued in a single trade paperback.
Sequel to A BOY AND HIS TANK. A general in virtual reality warfare is in danger of becoming a low-ranking corpse in real-time. Mickolai Derdowski discovers he is just a tank commander, after all, and that his war was all in virtual reality. But now his planet of New Kashubia is about to experience a real war, and one that can't be settled in cyberspace.
Begins a sequence of three novels that will bring the series to a close. After being gravely injured in battle, Richard awakes to discover Kahlan missing. To his disbelief, no one remembers the woman he is frantically trying to find. Worse, no one believes that she really exists or that he was ever married. Alone as never before, he must find her - if she is even still alive, if she was ever even real.
Mat Lewin has been drawn out of hiding by a long-awaited opportunity to retrieve the rose gold ring. But the world he's returning to has changed. The Orlocks have risen aboveground, led by their insidious queen Shakira, possessor of another of the rings, a mighty army, and a dark dream: the annihilation of humanity. Only by joining forces with his adversary can Mat stop the doom that confronts the world and save a future that may already be lost.
Two dreamers. One is a would-be assassin in tomorrow's Marrakech who aims to kill the US President and holds in his head the secret to faster-than-light drive. The other is a Chinese Emperor, ruler of 148 billion people on an immense Dyson sphere thousands of years in the future. Each believes they are dreaming the other. One must change the future, one the past. Both have only days to live.
Even though Meredith Gentry spends each night with the Queen of Air and Darkness's immortal guard, no child and heir has come of their decadent pleasures. But something else is happening. With enemies growing in number every day, Meredith's magic surges through her like never before, changing her in wild and unpredictable ways.
A collection of the most outstanding short stories from the last twenty years that speak directly to teens. This anthology includes Ursula LeGuin, Neil Gaiman, Charles DeLint, Orson Scott Card, Harry Turtledove, Robin McKinley and many more.
Sequel to DHAMPIR and THIEF OF LIVES. Magiere the dhampir and her partner, the half-elf Leesil, are on a journey to uncover the secrets of their mysterious pasts. But first their expertise as vampire hunters is required on behalf of a small village being tormented by a creature of unlimited and unimaginable power.
Sequel to THE CRADLE OF SATURN. Earth is devastated after a near miss by a white-hot protoplanet, civilization as we know it has ended and the survivors are reverting to barbarism. Only the Kronian colony on Saturn's moons preserves technology and human culture. Landen Keene, a key figure in Kronian efforts to rebuild Earth's civilization, learns that other suvivors from Earth miss the power they once wielded and are bent on restoring the old privileges and hierarchy, with themselves on top.
Merlin returns to Alba (England) to the deserted fortress of Taurovinda - the Hill of the White Bull. Urtha, King of Cornovidi, is coming home to regain his stronghold, and Jason is sailing to Alba on the Argo to find his son. In this sequel to CELTIKA, at the center of this tale of magic, is Merlin, an enchanter in the prime of his life. Recommended.
The three people who saved England from Rufus O'Niall and the green nazi occupation have done so at a huge cost. They go into hiding from friends and fans in Mexico until tracked down by an emissary of the US President with an offer they can't refuse. It's about a movie, allegedly...
Sage is drawn to an old flame, Ax has to fight dirty against the weight of a collapsing superpower, and Fiorinda, magical daughter of the monster, struggles with a deadly addiction.
Dark-Hunters Valerius and Tabitha are hunting and killing vampires when they come to grapple with the deadliest of all Daimons - one who's managed to come back from the dead and who holds a serious grudge against both of them. To win against evil, Val will have to loosen up, learn to trust, and put everything on the line to protect a man he hates and a woman who drives him nuts.
2003 Stoker nominee. Roland, the last gunslinger, is still obsessed with the pursuit of the man who killed his mother and by his need to reach and perhaps save the Dark Tower, which stands at the centre of the universe. His destiny takes him to Calla, a town in the mid-world that lies in the shadow of Thunderclap, where he must face the evil wolves that threaten the town.
Before King Kelson's birth, when the magical Deryni blood was sought by the most powerful in the kingdom of Gwynedd, a man named Donal ruled over all.
Three women dare to oppose and to defeat Gideon, a vampire who used them horribly and then discarded then. But they do not realize how difficult it is to kill Gideon - until he returns, seeking vengeance. Winner of the Dracula Society's Best Novel of the Year Award.
Archer Blackcloak and two Anari warriors search for bandits who ambushed a trade caravan. Instead of bandits they find Tess Birdsong, huddled in the woods, bearing a rose tattoo on her ankle with no memory of where she got it. But it's not truly bandits that Archer and his companions seek but assassin mages. They will need to use hidden talents and long-dead magic to overcome these formidable opponents.
When renowned author Richard Hunter dies in a boating accident, his son, David, travels to Mason's Corner, Mississippi, to find out more. Soon he learns more, that the terror consuming this place has its roots in his own family tree. Something wicked has risen in Mason's Corner, something with bloody ties to the town's past, something undead - and hungering for vengeance.
All four books of the CHRONICLES OF FAERIE in one volume, including THE BOOK OF DREAMS, the publication of which was cancelled in a separate edition.
Her first book since 1992. The US Merrimack was the finest battleship class spaceship in Earth's fleet, able to stand up against the best the Palatine Empire could throw at them, even able to survive attack by swarms of the seemingly unstoppable Hive. But nothing could have prepared the captain and crew of the Merrimack for what they were about to face: three colonized worlds, the Myriad, in the midst of a globular cluster that the Hive somehow overlooked...
2051: an enigmatic entity has its own plan for human evolution, using the supercomputer known as CUSP - the first machine designed to run on the software of the human mind. From the author of PICOVERSE.
This direct sequel to WELLSPRING OF CHAOS summons Karl the Cooper back from his estate to help Hagen, the Lord-Chancellor, deal with rebellious nobles. After a bloody civil war that forces Kharl to use order magery, he is sent back to his old homeland of Nordla as an envoy.
Remo, on strike during contract negotiations, finds himself on a new reality television show on the Extreme Sports Network using his Sinanju abilities to seduce one of the world's most unattainable women.
In the land of Bheafla, magic defines and controls the social order. Reeth Caldason is one of the last members of a race of warriors who is cursed with a spell of blind rage. As Reeth searches for a cure to his magical affliction, he is assisted by a sorcerer's apprentice, Kutch.
Set in an imaginary past where giant airships ruled the skies, Matt Cruse, a 15 year old cabin boy on the luxury airship "Aurora",saves an old man from his crippled hot-air balloon. The old man tells Matt about a fantastic creature that flies through the clouds. Matt dismisses the story until he meets Kate who is on a quest to prove the story true.
Tom Kruvener has returned to his Pennsylvania home town to revitalize a long-abandoned steel mill - but only the living have abandoned the mill, and Tom is about to unleash the forces that still burn inside.
Sequel to SIGNALS. Starship Alpha is a generation ship on an interstellar journey to locate the source of the extraterrestrial signals that were heard on Earth two hundred years ago. However, the new generations, born and bred aboard ship, see no reason to continue a voyage on behalf of a homeworld they've never known.
The Augmented are forged not born, yet human beneath their vast and complex biotechnological bodies which allow them to live deep in oceans and outer space. When a new, Earth-like planet is found the Augmented claim it. After all, the aliens who once lived there seem to have followed the same path of self-improvement. Allegedly.
When Harry Silver's family is kidnapped, he faces a rogue berserker.
In humanity's war against the dreaded Juggernaut like machines, Berserkers are threatening the Twin Worlds by capturing the President and reprogramming his brain to suit their violent agenda. Only the Huveans can save the Twin Worlds from annihilation.
No sooner has Gray Becq adjusted himself to the familiar surroundings of The Lesley Simonton School for the Magically Gifted than a series of horrible accidents occur. Suspicion falls on Gray. Could he have really brought a demon back with him from the Dire Realm?
On Mars in the distant future the princess Haydn's arranged marriage cannot save her beloved Republic. Her arch-enemy, the warrior-woman Frane, seeks to make herself Queen. Hayn must flee, a bounty on her head, and learn that in order to save her world she must sacrifice all that she holds dear.
Earth's Colonial Defense Force only takes recruits of retirement age, wanting those who carry skills from decades of living. John Perry joins, exchanging two years at the front for a generous homestead on hard-won colony planets, never to return to Earth.
The first book of a startling new trilogy introduces a community that chooses blindness as a way of life and a teenager who is stricken with sight. Hurled into adventures, he'll learn how much beauty and terror is seen in a world that is blind.
When Alexander the Great came to Persia, it is said that Hippolyta, the Queen of the Amazons, was drawn by the power of the Goddess to the court of the great conqueror of the West. Alexander was beloved by the Goddess and his mighty spirit was destined to live on, even though his mortal body might die.
Sequel to MIRAGE. Coren Lanra, head of security for DyNan Manuel Industries, attempts to solve the murder of the daughter of DyNan's president. But the clues are locked in the inaccessible memory of the deactivated positronic brain of a robot.
Anderson, Sturgeon, Willis, Matheson, Finney, Le Guin, Bradbury and Clarke are among the 20 authors represented here.
The conclusion to the WORLDWAR and COLONIZATION series. Now the humans have sent a ship on the decades-long journey to the alien homeworld, and with their arrival the aliens are contemplating destroying Earth rather than allowing the humans to spread. But the arrival of another human ship - a faster than light craft - reveals that the humans can launch an assault on Home anytime they want, thus shifting the balance of power...
A writer haunted by his own past is led by his investigation of a young girl's disappearance into a world where the dividing line between the living and the dead is blurred.
An unknown enemy hunts Lenie Clarke and the corporate elite who use bioengineering to create the rifters through the crushing darkness of the Mid-Atlantic ridge. Lenie must now confront the aftermath to the unleashing of the doomsday microbe Behemoth on Earth's biosphere.
A teenager passes from our world to a magical realm of seven worlds, where he is given the body of a mature man. Even though he remains a boy inside, he must act as a man as he sets out to find his sword to become a knight. Recommended.
The story of a lone robin who must save the future of all birdlife. It seems the bloodthirsty magpies and their brutish cousins, the crows, have hunted into extinction countless species of smaller birds - under the leadership of the malevolent Slyekin and his sadistic assassin, Traska.
Sequel to THROUGH VIOLET EYES. Natalie has left the Violets, an elite group of investigators with the power to interview dead victims of violent crime, and tries to start a new life. But then she sees that a corrupt Violet is helping a defendant get away with murder in a high profile murder trial.
In the 1930s Count Saint-German is forced to flee to America by the eruption of the Spanish Civil War. But there he must deal with attacks by white supremacists on his local winery and his love for the beautiful Rowena Saxon, a lover from his past who must now decide if she is ready for "the life".
Luke Skywalker and Mara Jade, three years after they marry, journey to the Unknown Regions to collect the remains of the legendary Outbound Flight Project from the Chiss. They are joined by a group of adventurers, some of whom are not who they claim they are.
All Erik Morrison wants is to earn enough as EnTek Corporation's new Site Coordinator so he can return to earth as soon as possible. But he's about to uncover, on the moon colony, a shocking secret - one that some want exposed - and that some will do anything to keep to themselves.
To control the secrets within a sacred Cambodian city brings the power to manipulate earth's vast energies - and, in the wrong hands, to alter time in unfathomable ways.
Mendoza is a Preserver for The Dr. Zeus Company, living in the past to collect species for the future. But when she kills six people in California in 1863, The Company makes her disappear. Joseph, a senior Preserver, is determined to find her, but what begins as a rescue mission uncovers a conspiracy stretching across fifty centuries of recorded history. Behind it lie genocide, graveyards filled with Company agents, and the roots of the ominous Silence that falls across the world in 2355.
Carlos and Damali should know by now that there is no rest for the saviors of the known world. One of the four topside Master vampires has stolen one of the Keys - the living blood of Christ - that opens the sixth seal as foretold in Revelations. He who possesses the Key and the Seal can decide the outcome of the Final War, a.k.a. Armageddon. In order to retrieve the Key, Carlos and Damali are quickly thrust into a web of vampire politics and intrigue. And when Carlos's secret drug, Oblivion, finds its way into the hands of the enemies, even the seventh level of Hell comes calling.
The evil Lords of Zhev'Na kept Gerick captive for months. Although his parents rescued him, he remains tormented by his experience--and mistrusted even by those who love him. Accused of treason, Gerick flees and takes refuge in a magical realm full of outcasts, where he will discover how to use his own magical talent - soul weaving - to save his people from Zhev'Na.
Young Ker Orrum has not yet learned the perils of sorcery. He decides to use his power to wrest a great gem from the god known as the Blind Archer.
16 of the acclaimed short stories with a California setting from one of the masters of contemporary fantasy.
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.
The Meq are an immortal race who live anonymously among humans as the ages pass. Zianno Zezen, born in 1879, discovers when he turns 12 that he will not age any further - at least, not until he finds the one other Meq who is his soul mate. Thus begins Zianno's decades long search to unravel the mystery of his race and their heritage and to stop the evil Meq known as the Fleur-du-Mal.
Cherryh introduces this special volume of her short stories, novellas, and novelettes.
The first book in the new Foreigner trilogy that tells the epic tale of the survivors of a lost spacecraft who crash-land on a planet inhabited by a hostile, sentient race.
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.
Young Jarred has grown up among his mother's peaceful desert people longing to know the history of his father. The journeyman left years earlier, promising to return for his wife and infant son and leaving behind the amulet that Jarred has worn always. Coming to manhood, Jarred leaves to find news of his father and comes to a magic place of immense tracts of waterways and marshes with enough strange customs and superstitions to make his head swirl. Here he meets Lilith, a woman who will haunt his dreams and ultimately steal his heart - who perhaps can provide a key to his heritage.
Bounty hunter Sam McCade's final two adventures in a single volume: ALIEN BOUNTY and MCCADE'S BOUNTY,
Canadian author. Toronto entrepeneur Alan is a middle-aged guy fixing up a house in Kensington. A young woman next door, in a moment of stress, reveals to him that she has wings - wings which grow back after each attempt to cut them off. Alan understands, since he himself has a secret or two: his father is a mountain, his mother is a washing machine, and his brothers are a set of Russian nesting dolls. Now two of the three nesting dolls, Edward and Frederick, are on his doorstep - well on their way to starvation, because their innermost member, George, has vanished.
656 pages with the best stories of the past twenty years.
Prince Gaborn faces a final confrontation with the supernatural creature that Raj Ahten has become. It will be underground, in the cavernous homeland of the Reavers, where the sorcerous One True Master who rules them all lies in wait - in the Lair of Bones.
1952. Rebellious 14 year old Alex Gambier, scarred by childhood tragedy in the southern community of Evening Shade, is outcast in his own family and mute from a bout with diptheria at an early age. He conceives daredevil stunts to test all his physical rescources, and one of these leaves him in the care of a young black nurse named Mally Shaw. When an unspeakable crime costs Mally her life, she finds herself trapped in a nether world by the force of Alex's will and his need to exact a terrifying revenge on the man responsible for Mally's death.
The new Carpathian romance. Rafael is a savage hunter from the darkest jungles, determined not to let his beautiful prey escape.
The FOOL'S GOLD trilogy concludes. The three temperamental gods that rule this world are bound under a renegade magician. In their struggle to break free they will change their world, affecting the fate of their peoples.
Market research consultant Cayce Pollard takes a secret assignment to investigate some intriguing snippets of video that have been appearing on the internet. Then her borrowed apartment is burgled and her computer hacked, and she realizes there is more to this than there seems. Her journey will take her to Tokyo and on to Russia. Recommended.
The entire cavalcade of Eire from its earliest beginnings right up to the current climate of U2 and Roddy Doyle are a backdrop for this collection of all new stories of the fantastic featuring Ray Bradbury, Tanith Lee, Charles de Lint, Morgan Llywelyn, Jane Yolen, and others.
Lewis Deathstalker is left with the task of leading an army against the madman who has usurped the throne.
Against overwhelming odds Lewis Deathstalker is determined to find out the truth about his famous ancestor Owen Deathstalker, who disappeared over 200 years ago. Owen is the only one who can save humanity from the Terror he predicted - which has finally arrived.
The title says it all.
The best stories of the year.
By the 24th century, humanity has colonized the stars. But our arrival at one faraway system unleashes a race of aliens who have been imprisoned within a giant force field. For centuries they have fought over scarce resources. Now all of human space becomes ripe for the picking... Recommended.
The seventh adventure set in the Wolfwalker world, where humans share a special telepathic bond with wild wolves.
Sequel to DEAD WITCH WALKING. Witch-bounty hunter Rachel Morgan can handle the leather-clad vamps and cunning demons of downtown Cincinnati, but a serial killer who feeds on the experts in the most dangerous kind of black magic is definitely pressing the limits. This time Rachel will be lucky to escape with her very soul.
Lt. Paul Sinclair is overjoyed when his girlfriend, Lt. Jen Shen, is found alive after devastating explosions wrack the engineering section of the USS Maury - until she faces court-martial for the disaster. Paul must find out what really caused the explosion. But the more he learns, the more it implicates the woman he loves.
Part two of Julius Caesar's rise to power: he is ransomed by pirates and left to seek vengeance on foreign soil. And when he's reunited with lifelong friend Marcus Brutus, the two will advance against the bloody uprising led by Spartacus.
The story of two women: one with a deep past and one who finds her history in the other. A tale of midwifery, alchemy, magic, truth, and identity.
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.
Magician/escape artist Harry Houdini and famous mystery writer Sir Arthur Conan Doyle partner to debunk an occultist. But they end up in pursuit of a horrifying demon that has descended upon London.
The Farseers among the Sidhe of Elfhame Avalon have seen two visions of the future. The evil Unseleighe Sidhe promote one vision: an evil queen takes the throne, invites the Inquisition in, and debauches the nation. In the other, promoted by the good Sidhe, the red-haired child known as Elizabeth will grow up to take the throne and usher in a golden age.
Many years ago 14 people entered Hildreth House to take part in a diabolical debauchery. 13 bodies were found, naked, butchered and mutilated, but never the 14th. Now five more people have decided to enter that infamous place.
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.
Kyle Gustafson is selected to parlay with aliens who offer Earth the chance to join their vast federation. But Kyle suspects that, for all their talk of peaceful intentions, they are trying to get the Earth to wipe itself out. But why? False notes in the utopian front the aliens present, disappearing surveillance satellites, gifts of listening devices, and an ally who lacks influence combine to create a crisis for Kyle to solve.
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.
850 pages containing Lovecraft's best stories, edited by Peter Straub.
The dragons of Pern are dying - and the only person who can help them has been dead for 400 turns. Hope for the grieving dragonriders lies in the lyrics of a heartrending ballad. Only one thing seems crystal clear - to save the dragons, one young woman must make the ultimate sacrifice.
An orphan girl is haunted by thorns, and a reluctant queen rules between sea and sky, and epics never end.
In this compelling fantasy epic, Laron the 700 year old vampire, Velander, and long-suffering Terikel investigate a magical Manhattan Project which threatens to fall into the wrong hands.
The concluding volume of the NULAPEIRON SEQUENCE. A world is under threat from unimaginable forces.
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.
Cat fantasy. Mellissa, Queen of Faerie, is deposed from her throne and exiled to our world, where she assumes the form of a small calico cat. Now she prepares to retake her throne.
Private eye Cal McDonald is in Washington DC looking into the deaths of a number of people found with their brains missing.
The sequel to "The Burning City" is full of action, sorcery, and compelling characters. Burning Towers, teenage daughter of Wandhall Feathersnake, joins forces with Younglord Sandry (son of the Lord of Tep's town) and discover a land where magic has not yet disappeared. They confront the Huitizalatecs who control the giant ferocious birds that are terrorizing Tep's Town.
A collection of 3 classic out-of-print anthologies into one volume: THE MAGIC GOES AWAY, THE MAGIC MAY RETURN and MORE MAGIC. In addition to 15 stories by Niven, this omnibus has tales of sorcery by Fred Saberhagen, Poul Anderson, Roger Zelazny, Dean Ing, & others.
A master jeweler unexpectedly gains a treasure beyond price. A musician suddenly able to work magic with his strings. A thief who picks the wrong mark - or perhaps the right one. A policeman's encounter with Merlin and murder. Scarborough, Haldeman, Kevin Anderson, John Maddox Roberts, Vardeman, Stackpole, Friesner, Gellis and Norton are among those who contribute stories.
Summoned to the mystic land of Lladrana by its Marshals, lawyer Alexa Fitzwalter learns that she is believed to be the realm's only hope against impending doom. She must win her independence and make a place for herself in this new world.
1903: Charles and Kate Sheridan are invited to Blenheim Palace, which stands on the site of Marlborough Hall. It was here in 1154 Henry II found his young mistress poisoned to death. Kate is working on a book on this old scandal but is diverted when a houshold maid is kidnapped. Soon she begins to notice odd parallels between old crimes and new.
It is the year 2012, the same year Mayan belief prophesised the end of the world. Two armies, American and Chinese stand on the brink of war for the control of the most potent force ever known to man. The secrets of Atlantis. Secrets which are encoded in crystal shards retrieved from the sunken city. Secrets which Mankind has had twelve thousand years to decipher...but which will now destroy it within one week.
Sequel to MARROW. The Ship's Captains have discovered a new problem. They are heading directly for what appears to be a giant opaque nebula: the Ink Well. They dispatch one of their number, Mir, to scout it out. But before she returns the Ship plunges in and makes contact with the polypod, a mystical entity that wants to enter Marrow, an action that would destroy the Ship. Mir, if she can return in time, may have the key to survival.
Edmond Talbot is ready to show the fascist forces of New Destiny that invading the paradise of the United Free States and causing the first war in centuries will not conclude in their favour. Following the defeat of the naval fleet he puts new concepts and strategies into effect and assembles a formidable land force combination along with dragons for airborne assault.
Has been published previously as three separate novels: THE BERSERKER WARS, BERSERKER BLUE DEATH, and BERSERKER KILL. This is their first combined publication.
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 Lensmen are back, beginning with the early history of a breeding program on Earth begun by the ancient Arisians to repel the invasion of our universe by the evil Eddorians. TRIPLANETARY takes us to the discovery of the interstellar space drive, formation of the Galactic Patrol, and the first Lens - an Arisian device that provides its wearer with mind-reading and telepathic abilities.
A generation has passed since Sam Monroe defeated the Great Khan, became King of the Middle Kingdom and ushered in an era of peace. The peace is shattered with the deaths of the King, Queen, and Crown prince. Bajazet, the only surviving member of the royal family, finds himself a pawn in the game of politics and conquest.
New speculative fiction stories from black writers. Includes work by Delany, Du Bois, Due, Gomez, Hopkinson, Johnson, Mosley and more.
On the planet of Thalassa, the Storyteller known as Teller is telepathically bonded to a hasal, a great sea-beast, and is accompanied by Samad, a young street boy whom she has taken on as an apprentice. But eventually Samad will discover the secret at the heart of her life, a secret that will profoundly change him.
The early days of space travel from the Solar System (Mercury) to the Oort Cloud, with stories by Gregory Benford, Eric Flint, Dave Freer, Debra Doyle, James MacDonald and many others.
Having failed the emperor once, through no fault of his own, and shocking everyone by declining ritual suicide, brilliant tactician Captain Lauren Zai of the Imperial Frigate Lynx now faces a suicide mission instead. He must stop the next thrust of the Rix invasion with just his own ship. Recommended.
Derek Secrest is pulled out of Naval flight officer school because of his latent psi powers. Soon he finds himself allied with extradimensional beings with great powers, sometimes called gods, against other such beings, sometimes called titans.
The year is 2388. Humanity has spread to the stars, but the far-flung Arc Systems chafe under the tight control of the Exarchs, post-human AIs whose domination of FTL technology gives them unsurpassed power. Then the discovery of a vast hyperspatial labyrinth known as the Geodesica changes everything.
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.
The second unified publication of Anvil's Interstellar Patrol series, compiled and edited by Eric Flint, features Vaughan Roberts and two companions who are recruited as con men. They infiltrate an alien empire which has taken human prisoners as reconnaissance for an invasion. Vaughan and his companions are asked to stop not-so-good Samaritans who supply a highly addictive "miracle" drug to the planet's rightful heir. Their job is to rescue the heir and overthrow the usurpers. Meanwhile Roberts may be falling for the ruler's beautiful sister.
E. Godz, Inc's stock in trade was magic. Unfortunately Edwina Godz's two children hate each other's guts, and if she were to step aside and let them take over the company, it would go down the tubes. So she decided to let them fight it out for dominance using all the tricks of both corporate in-fighting and wizardry.
With one of his warriors badly injured, Ryan Cawdor and his team look to a local baron whose knowledge of preDark medicine may be their only hope. They soon learn that where drugs and riches go, death shadows every step.
The city of Accomplice can watch its Moral Fibre slowly unravel. The Circus of Heart's Shell brings hellish clowning right into the town square. Sweeny's forces close in upon Barny from several directions.
Dayven has vowed never to become one of the deceitful wizards who believe in nothing and alter people's true destinies. When he passes the test that proves he is a wizard, Dayven goes on a magical adventure that alters his life, loyalty, and friendships.
The first manned mission to Mars has been successful. However, there is a mystery surrounding the "marsmat" - a complex anaerobic life-form inside tunnels below the planet's surface. The search for the answer to life in the universe leads to the dark cold void beyond the planet Pluto.
A retrospective collection of 100 of his best stories from 1943 to the present, packed into 880 pages.
Third Prince Maddyn Kevleren is one of the few members of the royal family who cannot Wield-access magical realms. To escape the revenge of a powerful magician, he must set out across the wide ocean to find the new colony of Kydan.
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 big bosses are due to arrive from the US for an inspection of one of their British bookstores. The manager forces his reluctant employees to do an overnight inventory, driving everyone to their limits. Then things start to go wrong.
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...
Civil war has broken out among the Menteshe, distracting them from guarding the Scepter. As King Grus fights his way to the citadel that holds the sacred talisman, King Lanius executes a daring secret plan to capture the Scepter. But their worst nightmares are about to come true - for the Banished One is aware of their every move.
The first of two connected novels in the Time Odyssey series: a glowing orb appears over the landscape of central Asia and unknown forces rip the Earth into a patchwork of conflicting eras. Now 19th century British soldiers mix with UN peacekeepers from 2037, the Mongol army led by Genghis Khan and the forces of Alexander the Great. What is the power that creates the impassively watching Eyes? Can the process be reversed?
At the close of a war of anachronism, in which the armies of Genghis Khan fought those of Alexander the Great, a contemporary woman tossed into the middle of these events discovers the portal linking back to the Firstborn - the creators of the black monolith in 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY.
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 human and artificial intelligence merge. And now the fragile peace betwen the Met and the outer systems has been shattered.
Arnason, Bowes, Doctorow, Ellison, Emshwiller, Ford, Fowler, Gaiman, Harness, Moon, Silverberg, Castro and Van Pelt are this year's featured authors.
Contributors to this book have transformed 13 traditional fairy tales and legends into stories that are original yet still familiar. These fairy tales are retold by Bruce Colville, Nina Kiriki Hoffman, Neil Gaiman, Jane Yolen and others.
Kallista Varyl, Adaran military sorcerer, begs her goddess to protect the people during an invasion of the city. Instantly Kallista is filled with a power that slaughters the invaders except for one named Stone, a Tibran warrior. In the aftermath of the magic, Kallista has a mysterious compass shaped mark on her neck. In a chance encounter she meets Stone and a violent eruption of magic occurs binding the two of them. This begins their journey as they set out across the sea of Tibre to end the invasion.
A collection of stories all set in a future dystopia of genetic engineering--from the offbeat author of THE STEAMPUNK TRILOGY.
In the Indian neighborhood of Kolkata, 12 year old Anand is entrusted with a conch shell that he must return to its rightful home hundreds of miles away in the Himalayas. The shell possesses mystical powers and Anand is helped in his quest by Nisha, and the Abadhyatta.
Omago, human friend to the god Veltan, works with heroes from the lands of the goddess Zelana, to protect peaceful farmers from the Vlagh. However, there is a new factor at work in the form of the gold-coveting outlander Jalkan who is unleashing soldiers against the villagers to convert them to the religion of Amar.
Winner of the 2002 Philip K. Dick Award. Charley is an athlete and a human mount, the property of one of the alien invaders called Hoots. He hasn't seen his mother in years and his father is hiding out in the mountains with the other free humans. The Hoots own the world, but the humans want it back. Charley knows how to be a good mount - now he's going to have to learn how to be a human being.
Conquered by the Jao twenty years ago, Earth is shackled under alien tyranny - and threatened by the even more dangerous Ekhat, who are sending a genocidal extermination fleet to the solar system. The planet's only hope lies with a young Jao prince, newly arrived on Terra to assume his duties, and a young human woman brought up amongst the Jao occupiers. They must somehow deal with a cruel Jao viceroy on one side and a reckless human resistance on the other.
On a grassy field east of Paris, two figures of Late Antiquity are to meet in an epic battle--the most important battle of all history. Attila the Hun and Count Aetius, Supreme General of the last of the Romans, will clash in battle at Chalons to determine the course of civilization and the fate of Europe.
Lady Angarred Hashan is raised in exile far from Pergodi, the capital city, by her bitter father. When Lord Hashan is murdered, Angarred is determined to go to the capital and seek justice from the King--even an exiled Lord should be immune from murder. With the help of Matthewar, a handsome and troubled magician, she journeys from Pergodi to the Enchanted Forest to unravel the secrets of the kingdom and her own past.
In eleven chapters, Kalpa Imperial's multiple storytellers relate the story of a fabled nameless empire which has risen and fallen innumerable times. Fairy tales, oral histories, and political commentaries are all woven tapestry-style into Kalpa Imperial: beggars become emperors, democracies become dictatorships, and history becomes legends and stories.
Lady Luck has hired John Taylor to investigate the origins of the Nightside - the dark heart of London where it's always 3 AM. But when he starts to uncover facts about his long-vanished mother, the Nightside - and all of existence - could be snuffed out.
An original anthology of fiction and fantasy envisioning the game shows of tommorrow. Features stories by Ed Gorman, Esther Friesner, Jane Lindskold, Robert Sheckley and others.
Shula is a slave in the ancient land of Sumer until Innana, the Queen of Heaven, appears before her and frees her from bondage. The Goddess has chosen her for a new and mysterious destiny. Fast forward now a few millennia to Wendy Chrenko, a graduate student whose dissertation is "Remnants of Matriarchy in the Ancient Sumerian Innanna Cycle." Shula and Wendy are two very different women, leading very separate lives or are they?
Young Nathan comes to live with the wizened old Bartlemy Goodman, a culinary wizard who raises the boy as his own. But things are not as they seem. Bartlemy recognizes in Nathan a special gift, one very similar to his own. And soon it becomes clear there are others who recognize the Gift in Nathan - people from other times and other worlds.
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.
Caesar and Marcus Brutus lead their legions far beyond the gates of Rome. But the pursuit of glory abroad will store up trouble for them at home, as Caesar's political adversaries grow more powerful in his absence - with one man emerging as his most dangerous rival yet.
A young woman in the Midlands in 1966: she and her family live on the margins of society. Nevertheless her family life is stifling and she seeks freedom with a group of beatniks, but must fight to find acceptance there also. All the while she is struggling with her fey powers.
The Erlings of Vinmark have raided the lands of the Cyngael and the Anglcyn for generations, but times change. Bern Thorkellson, punished for his father's sins, commits an act of vengeance and desperation that brings him face-to-face with a past he's trying to leave behind. Aeldred, the shrewd King of Anglcyn, shores up his defences with diplomacy and weapons while his unpredictable children pursue their own desires. And in the hills of the Cyngael, Alun ab Ownyn, chasing an enemy in the night, glimpses strange lights gleaming above forest pools. Recommended.
As the Resistance attempts to overthrow their vampiric alien masters, elite Cat force member, David Valentine embarks on a journey in search of a long-lost weapon that will guarantee their victory and end the Kurian Order's domination of Earth.
The dragonrider Vetch escapes to Alta, the subjugated land of his birth. There he hopes to teach his people to raise and train dragons - and build an army that will liberate his homeland.
Altan serb Vetch has escaped the enemy kindgom of Tia, only to find his homeland of Alta enlsaved by evil Priest-Kings. Vetch must gather a secret army of dragon riders to rid their world of war and magical domination once and for all.
Vidal recovers to set in motion a plan to bring about a new dark age. Denoriel, a good Sidhe of elfland, is dangerously unaware of the plan. The evil Unseleighe Sidhe are determined that the eight year old princess, Elizabeth, shall never grow up to take the throne in sixteenth century England.
This short story collection contains ten wholly realized fantasy worlds that exist just beyond the realm of our everyday lives.
A man discovers he has the ability to bring people back from the dead with the use of a car battery and he's determined to work his magic on Vicki, the girl of his dreams. But, first, he'll have to kill her.
When a young man moves into his new apartment he finds that all the other tenants in the building are not just strange, but something worse.
A young girl living in a world of strong faith and futuristic technology learns about the making and breaking of illusions in this sequel to THE SILVER METAL LOVER: the new, improved version of Silver is released by the Meta Corporation and it's love at first sight for street-savvy Loren.
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.
The fall of the Roman Empire, 470 A.D. and Arthur Pendragon meets Merlin. A loyal band of British Roman soldiers want to establish the son of the last Emperor Romulus Augustus, Arthur, as the legimate Emperor King. With the young boy in tow, they set out to find the Last Legion, a faction of the Roman Army that remains steadfast to the empire.
Sequel and conclusion to ILLUMINATION and THE BINDER'S ROAD. The last ragged defenders battle horrors out of nightmare, their blades no match for the monstrous onslaught. It will take more than the golden light of mages, the copper shine of touches, the silver glow of visants to stave off annihilation. It will take a harrowing passage into realms beyond death - a quest for the source of light itself.
After his father's untimely death, 14 year old Wyl Thirsk must lead the Morgravian army and fulfill his destiny and assist the crown prince, Celimus. Celimus is cruel and forces Wyl to watch the torture and execution of an accused witch, Myrren. Myrren bequeaths a strange and unexpected gift to Wyl which gives him the chance to save himself and the honour of his country from the plots of the new sovereign, Celimus.
Two long out-of-print novels, MOON-FLASH and THE MOON AND THE FACE, in a single volume. When a mysterious stranger arrives in her small world, Kyreol wants to know more about him. Soon she and her childhood friend Terje leave their home to look for answers. The answers they find pluck Kyreol from Riverworld and fast-forward her into a future she can barely comprehend.
Here is the story of Wunderland: how the Wunderlanders first learn of the Kzin attacks on earth by slower-than-light communications, barely in time to prepare to fight back when the attacks come to Wunderland; how human defenders turn to guerilla warfare in the planetary jungles and caves after losing the cities to the felines; what really happened after the Kzin suffered ignominous defeat.
On the Planet Arzor Hosteen Storm is a soldier for Earth's Beast Master Corps: he communicates telepathically with his team of animals. Dedran, a circus manager with ties to the interstellar Thieves Guild that wants to clone telepathic beasts and kill all beast masters, arrives on Arzor with his circus. Laris, a young woman sold into bondage to Dedran, discovers the plot and must warn Storm and Tani.
Sequel to THE GETAWAY SPECIAL. Trent and Donna Stinson of Rock Springs, Wyoming, seal up their pickup for vacuum and go looking for a better life offplanet. But America's belligerent foreign policy is expanding just as fast as the world's refugees. Trent and Donna reluctantly conclude that America must be stopped, after their own goverment tries to kill them. But how can patriotic citizens fight their own country?
The worlds of Sherlock Holmes and Lovecraft's Cthulu Mythos intersect, as was inevitable. Deduction versus the Elder Gods.
A world where Rome fell to Carthage and then rose again. Now, the Romans' victory is complete, but their legendary untiy - and commander Marcus Scipio's leadership - will be tested...
In the year 3003 nothing in the world is the same except that adolescents are still embarrassing their parents. Society and the biosphere have been transformed by biotechnology and the natural world is almost gone. Frek Huggins is a natural child, conceived without technological help or genetic modifications. Frek is destined to save the world when he finds the Anvil, a small flying saucer, under his bed.
Sequel to FAR-SEER. Toroca, the geologist son of Afsan the Far-seer, seeks the raw materials that will enable his saurian race to travel to the stars. Instead he finds an ancient artifact that calls into question the very origins of his race.
Thorgils is the son of Leif the Lucky and a sybil-witch, raised in the ancient ways. Guided by Odinn and warned against the invasion of the White Christ, he sets off to try his luck in the dangerous world of the 11th century.
The story continues with characters introduced in the previous novel "Twilight Hunger". A mysterious vampire has the town of Endover, New Hampshire in thrall. Female tourists are disappearing and then reappear with no memory of where they have been. PI Maxine Stuart who specializes in the paranormal takes a case when her friend's daughter goes missing.
The new SAMARIA novel. Elizabeth was born to wealth, but circumstances forced her to live as a servant in her cousin's household. Determined to change her life, she travels to the town of Cedar Hills, hoping that an angel will take notice of her, and take her as his own. Her path will cross that of Rebekah, raised to hate angels, but who nonetheless cares for an injured angel she finds near her village.
In the land of Gillengaria, ill-feeling toward magic and those who use it rises to a dangerous level. The king dispatches the Mystic woman Senneth on a journey to assess the situation. Accompanying her are Shapeshifters and Riders, unlikely allies who will enter a land under the sway of a fanatical cult that would purge Gillengaria of all magic users.
The first two novels of the DEATH-DEALER series, a sword and sorcery series based on a painting by Frank Frazetta, in a single volume: PRISONER OF THE HORNED HELMET and LORDS OF DESTRUCTION.
The family of the Royal Cartographer has a unique gift: these artisans not only draw the maps but also explore uncharted territories. Sometimes, simply drawing a new land can be enough to bring it into existence. And when tragedy strikes the family, the tormented dreams of one young woman flow back to the Royal Cartographer himself, sending him slowly mad - and in danger of bringing these nightmares to life.
When Lanara, a young Queenswoman who serves Galha, is sent to the outer reaches of the Queensrealm, neither she nor Galha could foresee the outcome. As Queensrealm faces invasion, the lives of all those Lanara loves are threatened: Nellyn, the Shonyn man who is drawn by love into a world entirely unlike his own; Alea and Aldron, Alilan Tellers who are forced to leave their own people; and Leish and Mallesh, Selkesh brothers drawn across the sea by dreams of conquest.
Derec Avery, Ariel Burgess, and their allies try to unmask the mastermind responsible for the assassination, terrorist attacks, and attempts on their lives. The trail of interstellar conspiracy and murder leads back to a confrontation on the planet Aurora.
Menedemos and Sostratos, merchants in the 3rd century BC, are off again, this time to Phoenicia. Sostratos goes ashore, bodyguarded by sailors from their ship, looking for cheap balsam, but really just to get a good look at the country.
A collection of 17 tales of science fiction, fantasy and alternate history stories. 432 pages.
Ian Kennedy pursues a hunt for a missing girl that takes him from the alleys of London to the Highlands of Scotland and discovers that the old fables of the British Isles are still very much alive and that some things - hiding in the dark and shadows - will always remain a mystery. Recommended.
In Bixby, Oklahoma every night at midnight everyone freezes for exactly one hidden hour except for a group of supernatural teens who call themselves "Midnighters". In that hour they enter a world that is frozen in time and inhabited by dark creatures that lurk in the shadows.
The Midnighters are unprepared for a new threat that stalks them in daylight. This volume of the mesmerizing trilogy features mysterious alliances and even more chilling creatures from the dark.
Using the largest disinformation operation in history, Mr. Inconnu has created a hoax targeted at the aliens who rule the galaxy. Devaney, an investigator often hired to do undercover work by a secret federal agency, is afraid that someone in the project he joined was selling secrets to the interstellar mafia. Was it the woman he loved that could expose the hoax?
Christine Starlight is living with her lover Jude in an artist's colony in Berlin when a childhood friend reappears. May has been living in a place of magic and myth and introduces Christine to her world. As Christine grows increasingly addicted to the world, May falls in love with Jude. ____Witcover, Paul. TUMBLING AFTER. Morrow, 34.95 hc. Jack and Jilly Doone are 12 year old twins bound by blood and forbidden secrets. They enjoy a role-playing game set in a post-apocalyptic future. When a near-drowning awakens a strange power in Jack, the line between fantasy and reality blurs. Kestrel is an airie, a mutant born after the Viral Wars. Kestrel sets out to battle human enemies who want to destroy the mutant races and the destinies of two worlds move toward a shocking convergence.
A new collection of fantasy stories from the last decade.
Young Galen Waylock is the last watchman of the dream gate beyond which the ancient evils wait. Now the minions of Darkness have stirred in the deep and the long watch is over. An army of mythic monsters has invaded our world and Galen and his friends have begun to fight them.
In the Domain humans are used as pleasure slaves by their alien masters. Rose Rico brings together a band of those who'd rebell, hoping to break the stranglehold these monsters have on Earth.
The astounding adventures of Inquisitor Gregor Eisenhorn. Omnibus edition includes Xenos, Malleus, and Hereticus, with two linking short stories. The career of Eisenhorn is tracked from zealous upholder of the truth to collaborator with the very powers he once swore to destroy.
As Kirk, Spock and McCoy attempt to cope with the aftermath of the events depicted in STAR TREK: THE MOTION PICTURE, they must also confront the consequences of the overthrow of the machine-god oracle that controlled the Fabrini worldship of Yonada. They will also face choices that may decide the fate of a civilization, and which may change them forever.
The ancient secrets of dragon society are explored.
Swashbuckling archaeologist Lara Croft takes on an ancient android at the centre of a centuries-old secret war.
Seven beautiful sisters, all touched by the hand of the goddess Mystra, are together in one book for the first time as they match wits and magical powers with a Realms-spanning conspiracy.
A disreputable band of convicts are released from prison and are given the grim choice: volunteer for a suicide mission or die by the noose. They choose a quest to venture deep into the lands of the enemy and retrieve an ancient relic that could turn the tide of war.
The prehistory of the Warhammer 40000 is revealed in this art book. The tale is told, through art and accompanying text, of the dividing of the Imperium, of the treachery of Horus - the Emperor's most loyal lieutenant, and of how many of the Space marines fell under the sway of Chaos.
Novelization of the sequel to DAREDEVIL. When Elektra, a paid assassin, is hired to eliminate an attractive, friendly widower and his young daughter, she finds herself engaged in an all-out war with the powerful criminal organization known as The Hand for the lives of one man and his child - but the ultimate struggle may be for Elektra's soul...
On Romulus Kirk encounters an alluring enemy from his past and finds that Ambassador Spock's apparent murder hides an even deeper mystery, literally reaching back in time to the origin of life on Earth.
Novelization of the movie basesd on the HELLBLAZER series of graphic novels.
Strontium Dog, Johnny Alpha, is on the hunt for the uber-hedonist and crimelord "Mister Grinn." Alpha discovers that Grinn is hiding from the law on a remote swamp world where he plans to conduct a mass suicide a la the Reverend Jim Jones.
The first of two linked novels reveals, for the first time, the gore-soaked secrets of the Blood Angels. Retreating from an inglorious defeat the Space Marines are reinforced by a new army led by their legendary primarch Sanguinius.
Stories featuring Gold, Gomez and the rest of the S.C.E. team. DeCandido, Mack, and York contribute.
In an alternate future where the Russian Revolution never happened, a Russian rogue and secret agent named Nikolai Dante is enjoying living dangerously when he learns that the legendary Doctor Faberg is developing a terrifying new weapon.
Jason Voorhees is resurrected in space and returns to what he does best; to slice and dice. Based on the 10th film to feature the hockey-masked killer.
Jason Voorhees is captured by the army who skin graft parts of his body onto another human, thereby creating a "super soldier".
DOMINION: Odo's desire to understand his own race, the shape-shifter Founders, leads him to question the gods and their creations. FERENGINAR: Quark joins his brother's political foes when a scandal brings criminal charges against Rom's ex-wife.
The fall from grace of a physician who becomes a necromancer. He wishes to raise the dead in order to fulfill his own megalomania but instead learns the true nature of terror.
Based on a USA Network Television reimagination that brings the two hundred year old monster, a literate, mysterious loner, to modern day New Orleans on the trail of his creator and the serial killer he has spawned.
Now a full-fledged Jedi Knight, Anakin Skywalker, accompanies Obi-Wan Kenboi on a search for clues to the whereabouts of the evil Sith Lord, Darth Sidious. They find themselves caught in an intricately woven web of lies that will take right into the opening sequence of EPISODE III (due to release May 2005).
Second exploration of worlds in the Deep Space Nine universe. (1) Trill participation in an assassination has its roots in the origins of the race. (2) Political intrigue on Bajor lays the groundwork for a new storyline in the continuation of the Deep Space Nine story arc.
Novelization of the film. A young man returns to a house where, in his childhood, something traumatized him.
Two novels based on the WITCHBLADE comic book series - TALONS and A TERRIBLE BEAUTY - reissued in a single volume.
Knight Errant Alexi Holt must protect the planet Wyatt for the Republic. But her biggest challenge is saving Tucker Harwell - a genius possessing unmatched HPG skills - from the invaders who want to kidnap him for his knowledge. A rectivated HPG makes Wyatt a target for both the Oriente Protectorate and Clan Spirit Cat. But unsavory characters will seek to control the biggest prize of all - the man who can fix an HPG - Tucker Harwell.
A biography of the late DeForrest Kelley traces the life and career of a Star Trek icon and beloved Hollywood personality - Dr. Leonard "Bones" McCoy. Includes intimate anecdotes about William Shatner, Leonard Nimoy, and others.
A sudden attack forces Andromeda into an anomaly. Dylan finds himself on a strangely different Andromeda in another dimension. He may have to sabotage his own ship if he hopes to return to the ship he knows. The crew must chose between mutiny and obedience as they follow this dangerous course.
Vancouver author. The civil upheaval in drow society continues in the new addition to the FORGOTTEN REALMS series overseen by R. A. Salvatore.
Trapped on one of the huge megacities of the Imperial, a rogue Chaos Space Marine must evade his pursuers and navigate unseen while paving the way for invasion.
Novelization of the tribute to Roger Corman. A genetic engineer at Gereco Corporation has conducted a series of experiments on growing giant prehistoric crocodiles. Now it's loose in neighbouring Grant Lake. Pursued by an Australian crocodile hunter, Dinocroc terrorizes the residents of the once peaceful community with its feeding frenzy.
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.
The crew IKS Gorkon learns that their brother ship, the Kravokh, was attacked by an alien vessel and disappeared. Now a massive alien armada has converged at Kravokh's last known location.
Montgomery Scott, now transplanted to the 24th century, tries to return to his own time to save Kirk's life but instead puts the Enterprise-D in a 23rd century that's been taken over by the Borg.
This art book with descriptive text has unpublished sketches and drawings that detail the savage, wild, and dangerous world of Warhammer.
First of a three book series of two rival families struggling for dominance in the Twilight Zone. Geistadt, New York is the home to Thomas Noir, the thirteenth son of a thirteenth son who seeks power in all forms, be it physical, financial or magical.
After averting a Reman and Romulan civil war, Kirk turns his attention to raising his son Joseph and to finding out the truth behind Spock's death. When Joseph leaves, Kirk wonders if Norinda and her group, "The Totality" are behind Joseph's rage. Before Kirk can discover the answer, Admiral Janeway calls on Kirk to stop a brutal force that threatens the Federation.
Vancouver author. The political intrigues of the yuan-ti race are explored.