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The Automatic Detective:  Martinez, A. Lee.

When his neighbors are kidnapped, robot Mack Megaton wanders the dark alleys and glittering high-rises of Empire City, taking on a talking gorilla, a clever dame, a mutant lowlife, a little green mob boss, and a dark conspiracy at the heart of the city to find the missing family, a quest in which the fate of Empire City is at stake.

ORDER # S109-1   $16-90   ISBN 9780765357946

 

The Books of the Wars:  Geston, Mark.

A trio of classic science fiction novels set in a distant, almost unrecognizable future in which humankind faces new challenges from horrific creatures out of the darkest legends of the past come together in an anthology that includes Lords of the Starship, Out of the Mouth of the Dragon, and The Siege of Wonder.

ORDER # S109-2   $16-90   ISBN 9781416591528

 

Duplicate Effort:  Rusch, Kristine Kathryn.

When a journalist working with him is murdered and his daughter Talia goes missing, Retrieval Artist Miles Flint, on a mission to destroy a corrupt law firm, discovers that Talia's quest to find her other five clones and his search for a killer are somehow connected.

ORDER # S109-3   $16-90   ISBN 9780451462602

 

Unholy (Haunted Lands: 03):  Byers, Richard Lee.

With once verdant fields and towns in ruins and most of the living inhabitants transformed into the undead, the necromancer who masterminded the civil war that had driven the ruling council into exile has apparently gone insane, but the survivors of Thay have one final chance to rally their forces to defeat the evil.

ORDER # S109-4   $16-90   ISBN 9780786950218

 

In the Courts of the Crimson Kings:  Stirling, S. M.

American archaeologist Jeremy Wainman journeys to Mars to explore the long-dead cities of the Deep Beyond, joined by Martian mercenary Teyud Zha-Zhalt, linked to a deadly secret of a mysterious city where the last aging descendant of the Tollamune emperors holds the key to the Ancients that had created Martian civilization millions of years earlier.

ORDER # S109-5   $16-90   ISBN 9780765353771

 

Hunter's Run:  Martin, George R. R.; Dozois, Gardner.

Awakening in the uncharted mountains of the planet of S„o Paulo with no memory of his identity, exploited prospector Ramon Espejo experiences gradual and traumatic flashbacks of violent scenes from his past that cause him to realize he is being hunted by mysterious alien overseers.

ORDER # S109-6   $16-90   ISBN 9780061373305

 

Manxome Foe:  Ringo, John & Taylor, Travis S.

In the sequel to Into the Looking Glass and The Vorpal Blade, the crew of the Alliance Space Ship Vorpal Blade goes back into action when news arrives that a gate colony has fallen to an unidentified alien invasion, heading out to find out what happened to the colony, rescue survivors, and uncover the attackers' identity.

ORDER # S109-7   $16-90   ISBN 9781416591658

 

Into the Storm (Destroyermen: 01):  Anderson, Taylor.

Pursued by Japanese battleships, the USS Walker, a destroyer under the command of Lieutenant Commander Matthew Patrick Reddy, tries to lose the enemy by heading into a storm, only to become trapped in a primitive alternate world, populated by strange creatures.

ORDER # S109-8   $16-90   ISBN 9780451462374

 

The Mirrored Heavens:  Williams, David J.

A terrorist attack on a joint space project threatens to destroy the uneasy U.S./Pan Asian peace accord, an attack in which the South American insurgent group Autumn Rain claims responsibility, sending government hacker Claire Haskell and her partner, mech Jason Marlowe, on a race against time to find a mobile supercomputer before it falls into the wrong hands.

ORDER # S109-9   $16-90   ISBN 9780553591569

 

The Moon Pool:  Merritt, Abraham.

Returning to New York following a botanical expedition to the South Seas, Dr. Walter T. Goodwin encounters an old friend who relates a strange story of an exotic island, a strange stone door, and a hypnotic, mysterious light, but when he investigates the tale, he discovers more than he had bargained for.

ORDER # S109-10   $16-90   ISBN 9780843959505

 

Patterns of Force (Star Wars: Coruscant Nights: 03):  Reaves, Michael.

Championing the causes of the oppressed along with his partners, reporter Den Dhur and droid I5YQ, Jedi Knight Jax Pavan continues to search for the truth about his father's death and the mystery of his own past, a quest that leads him into a plot to kill Emperor Palpatine and to the ultimate confrontation with Darth Vader.

ORDER # S109-11   $16-90   ISBN 9780345477583

 

Ring of Fire II:  Flint, Eric, ed.

Continuing the story that began in 1632 and 1633, the inhabitants of Grantville, a modern-day West Virginia town hurtled back in time to Germany during the Thirty Years War, battle the tyrants of seventeenth-century Europe, in a second collection of alternate history tales with contributions by Eric Flint, Andrew Dennis, Dave Freer, K. D. Wentworth, and others.

ORDER # S109-12   $16-90   ISBN 9781416591443

 

A Singular Destiny (Star Trek):  DeCandido, Keith R. A.

With the galaxy struggling to heal itself in the wake of the apocalyptic events that had nearly destroyed everything, Sonek Pran, a reclusive outsider, ventures into the darkest corners of known space on a quest to uncover the ultimate challenge to the Federation and its allies.

ORDER # S109-13   $16-90   ISBN 9781416594956

 

Three Unbroken: Celestial Empire:  Roberson, Chris.

In a novel based on the sixty-four elements of the I-Ching that follows the lives of three soldiers from their induction into the military to their battle for survival on the frontline, the Chinese and Aztec empires battle for control of the red planet, Fire Star.

ORDER # S109-14   $16-90   ISBN 9781844165964

 

Born Queen (Kingdoms of Thorn and Bone):  Keyes, G

With the Briar King dead, dark forces wrangle for control of the land, and Anne Dare is forced to use all her skill and determination as she faces opposition, both material and magical, on all sides and she moves toward a final confrontation with her enemies, with the fate of all humankind at stake, in the conclusion of the Kingdoms of Thorn and Bone series.

ORDER # S109-15   $16-90   ISBN 9780345440730

 

Victory Conditions:  Moon, Elizabeth.

In the fifth and final volume in the science fiction adventure series Vatta's War, Kylara Vatta has one final opportunity to muster the forces to destroy forever her enemy's power and to restore her family's name.

ORDER # S109-16   $16-90   ISBN 9780345491626

 

Dark Haven (Chronicles of Necromancer: 03): Martin, Gail

While Matris Drayke, king of Margolan, struggles to rebuild his shattered kingdom and to punish those responsible for the atrocities against his people, his ally Jonmarc Vahanian, Lord of Dark Haven, takes on the Blood Council, and the Flow, the vast river of power damaged by Arontala's theft of the Soulcatcher, is becoming dangerously unstable.

ORDER # S109-17   $16-90   ISBN 9781844165988

 

Crime Spells:  Greenberg, Martin H. & Coleman, Loren L.

Featuring contributions from Phaedra Weldon, Mike Resnick, Kristine Kathryn Rusch, and Steve Perry, this collection of original tales centers around magical crimes and those who commit them, investigate them, and/or prosecute sorcerous offenders.

ORDER # S109-18   $16-90   ISBN 9780756405380

 

Foxfire (Trickster's Game: 03):  Campbell, Barbara.

When his daughter, a rebel leader, seeks his help in reclaiming their lands, legendary hero Darak, who, along with his wife and family, has been in exile for years, worries that trouble will find them, while his son, Rigat, discovers his true heritage and heads down the path of Chaos.

ORDER # S109-19   $16-90   ISBN 9780756405373

 

Iron Angel:  Campbell, Alan.

In the sequel to Scar Night, the death of the god Ulcis has left open the gates of Hell, leaving the city of Deepgate teetering on the edge of the abyss, while Rachel Hael struggles to restore the soul of her friend, the young angel warrior Dill, whose body has been possessed by an evil spirit.

ORDER # S109-20   $16-90   ISBN 9780553589320

 

Kitty and the Dead Man's Hand:  Vaughn, Carrie.

The alpha pair in their Denver werewolf pack, Kitty and Ben elope to Las Vegas with the intention of tying the knot human-style, but their plans are interrupted by a hotel full of werewolf-hating bounty hunters, an old-school magician with unusual powers, a secretive vampire community, and a rival plotting to seduce Kitty.

ORDER # S109-21   $16-90   ISBN 9780446199537

 

Mad Kestrel:  Massey, Misty.

Hiding her magical talent for controlling the wind from the powerful Danisoba who have a monopoly on her world's magic and who had been responsible for the deaths of her parents, Kestrel has grown up to become the quartermaster of a pirate ship, but when her captain is captured, she must use her secret gifts to rescue him.

ORDER # S109-22   $16-90   ISBN 9780765357687

 

Myth-Chief:  Asprin, Robert & Nye, Jody Lynn.

When Skeeve the Magnificent Magician comes out of retirement and sets up shop in the Bazaar, his former coworker Aahz the Pervect, unhappy with the competition, bets that he is a better performer, putting the leadership of M.Y.T.H., Inc. and the kingdom at stake.

ORDER # S109-23   $16-90   ISBN 9780441016877

 

A Magic of Twilight:  Farrell, S.L.

On the fiftieth anniversary of the reign of Kraljica (empress) Marguerite ca'Ludovici, the city of Nessantico is threatened from dissension within the Conc‚enzia Faith by religious extremists and others who wish to overthrow the peaceful rule of Marguerite.

ORDER # S109-24   $16-90   ISBN 9780756405366

 

Night Rising (Vampire Babylon):  Green, Chris Marie.

Stuntwoman Dawn Madison reluctantly joins her estranged father's investigation into the sighting of a supposedly dead child star, an endeavor for which she relocates to Hollywood and discovers an erotic underground coven of vampires.

ORDER # S109-25   $16-90   ISBN 9780441016860

 

Pride:  Vincent, Rachel.

Falsely accused of infecting her human ex-boyfriend and then killing him to cover up the crime, Faythe Sanders fights for her own life while becoming caught in a deadly scheme of a rogue stray trying to form his own Pride in the free territory.

ORDER # S109-26   $16-90   ISBN 9780778326496

 

Reaper's Gale (Malazan Book of the Fallen: 07):  Erikson, Steven.

As Rhulad Sengar, the Emperor of a Thousand Deaths, spirals into madness, the Letherii secret police launch a reign of terror against their own people, conspiracies rock the palace, and the far-seeing Errant is suddenly blind to the future, while the Edur fleet draws ever closer and a band of fugitives embarks on a perilous quest out of the empire.

ORDER # S109-27   $16-90   ISBN 9780765348845 

 

Seekers of the Chalice:  Cullen, Brian.

When Bricriu Poisontongue steals the Chalice of Fire, a powerful symbol of peace for all Ulster, from the Red Branch, a small band of Seekers - elves Bern and Lorges; Cumac, son of the great Red Branch warrior Cucullen; Fedelm of the Sidhe; Tarin, the Swordwanderer; and the wizard-druid Seanchen - battle the creatures of darkness to regain the Chalice.

ORDER # S109-28   $16-90   ISBN 9780765353627

 

Seraph of Sorrow: Davidson, MaryJanice & Alongi, Anthony

Half weredragon, half beaststalker - the mortal enemy of dragonkind, outcast Jennifer Scales, able to shift forms at will, must learn the most ancient skills of dragonkind to secure the peace between both camps - if she lives long enough.

ORDER # S109-29   $16-90   ISBN 9780441016662

 

The Snow Queen:  Lackey, Mercedes.

Falsely accused of unleashing evil on nearby villages, Aleksia, the ice fairy and Queen of the Northern Lights, realizing that a heartless imposter is ruining her reputation, sets out to face down a formidable foe.

ORDER # S109-30   $16-90   ISBN 9780373802944

 

Spiral Hunt:  Ronald, Margaret.

Using her unique supernatural sense to track everything from long-lost family heirlooms to missing people, Evie receives a midnight phone call from a long-vanished lover that will draw her into a shadowy world of magic, where she encounters betrayal, conspiracy, and revelations that will destroy everything she believes about herself.

ORDER # S109-31   $16-90   ISBN 9780061662416

 

The Sorcerers' Plague:  Coe, David B.

After winning the war of the Forelands, Grinsa, an exiled Weaver and magic wielder, and his family seek refuge on the distant southern continent, only to become caught up in the tensions between the magical folk and the non-magical Eandi in a land torn apart by racial tension, clan rivalries, war, and a plague that targets Qirsi power.

ORDER # S109-32   $16-90   ISBN 9780765355508

 

Undone (Outcast Season):  Caine, Rachel.

Cursed to live among mortals, Cassiel, a once powerful Djinn, finds refuge among the Weather Wardens until she encounters an evil force that threatens the family she has become closest to, forcing her to realize that her perceived human weaknesses may be her greatest strengths.

ORDER # S109-33   $16-90   ISBN 9780451462619

 

Unfallen Dead:  Del Franco, Mark.

Connor Grey, after losing his abilities, helps the Boston P.D. deal with outcasts in the Weird and must choose between trusting his friends or his enemies when a revenge killing turns into something more sinister, tearing apart the city of Boston.

ORDER # S109-34   $16-90   ISBN 9780441016891

 

Witches Incorporated:  Mills, K. E.

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In the sequel to The Accidental Sorcerer, wizard-turned-agent Gerald Dunwoody accepts a job working for the government, but his new career as an operative is undermined when he once again encounters Princess Melissande, working undercover at Witches Incorporated, especially when they are hired by opposing clients to investigate a case of theft.

ORDER # S109-35   $16-90   ISBN 9780316035446

 

From the Sea to the Stars:  Norton, Andre.

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Surviving the nuclear holocaust of World War III, the inhabitants of a West Indies island realize they are imperiled by both the nuclear fallout and by an implacable enemy from the depths of the sea in Sea Siege, while in Star Gate, Kincar, a halfblood of Gorthian and Star Lord blood, follows the Star Lords through a gate into an alternate universe.

ORDER # S109-36   $16-90   ISBN 9781416591450

 

Large Size Paperbacks
Postsingular:  Rucker, Rudy.

After a bizarre scheme on the part of a ruthless computer billionaire and a wacky U.S. president to radically alter the world through sentient nanotechnology goes awry thanks to an autistic boy, mysterious giant humanoids from another quantum universe arrive on Earth with plans to tidy up humankind's mess.

ORDER # S109-37   $27-90   ISBN 9780765318725 

 

Matter: A Culture Novel:  Banks, Iain M.

In a distant-future human-machine symbiotic society of seemingly unlimited technological capability, the Culture is threatened by ongoing wars, political upheavals, and alien intruders, in the first volume of a science fiction trilogy by the author of The Wasp Factory.

ORDER # S109-38   $26-90   ISBN 9780316005371 

 

Rx for Chaos:  Anvil, Christopher. Ed by Eric Flint.

Considers the benefits and consequences of technological innovation in a volume that examines a new wonder drug that has the effect of making people happy all of the time, an advanced energy source that could free the country from dependence on foreign oil, and a strange device becomes the only hope of repelling an alien invasion. 

ORDER # S109-39   $24-90   ISBN 9781416591436 

 

The Swan Maiden:  Watson, Jules.

Because of a prophecy that she will be the ruin of the kingdom of Ulster, Deirdre is raised in seclusion until her upcoming marriage to Ulster's king, Conor, to whom she has been betrothed since infancy, but Deirdre has little desire for an aging ruler, especially after she meets Naisi, a handsome young warrior, in a fantasy based on an old Irish legend.

ORDER # S109-40   $24-90   ISBN 9780553384642 

 

Nightseer:  Hamilton, Laurell K.

Hoping to avenge the murder of her mother, Elwine the Gentle, by a malevolent witch, Keleios is granted control over the demonmark, a magical power that may prove the salvation of her enchanted world or her own undoing, in a trade paperback edition of the author's debut novel.

ORDER # S109-41   $26-90   ISBN 9780451462527 

 

Palimpsest:  Valente, Catherynne M.

The lives of four strangers - a locksmith, a bookbinder, a lost girl, and a beekeeper - linked by an enigmatic tattoo intertwine as they search for their shared destiny during nighttime visits to the fantastical and hallucinogenic city of Palimpsest, a world visited only in dreams.

ORDER # S109-42   $26-90   ISBN 9780553385762 

 

Mortal Coils:  Nylund, Eric.

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Longing to escape their grandmother's fierce control, fifteen-year-old California twins Eliot and Fiona discover their secret demonic parentage and that their existence is a threat to an ancient treaty between gods and fallen angels, forcing them to undergo three dangerous trials inspired by urban legends.

ORDER # S109-43   $27-90   ISBN 9780765317971 

 

 
Hardcover Titles
The Walls of the Universe:  Melko, Paul.

Tempted to trade places with a dishonest doppelgšnger who steals his life and traps him in another universe with a broken travel device, Ohio farm boy John Rayburn inadvertently disrupts the balance of power by introducing the game of pinball, while on earth his look-alike attempts to sell the Rubik's cube for profit.

ORDER # S109-44   $46-90   ISBN 9780765319975 

 

Steal Across the Sky:  Kress, Nancy.

Responding to a fantastical invitation that most of humanity disregards as a joke, three volunteers travel to other planets at the behest of the Atoners, who claim that they have wronged humanity and would convey understanding of the past.

ORDER # S109-45   $46-90   ISBN 9780765319869 

 

Without Warning:  Birmingham, John.

When an inexplicable miles-high energy wave wipes out ninety-nine percent of the U.S. population, the survivors struggle to meet the unimaginable challenges - including James Kipper, chief engineer of Seattle; agent Caitlin Monroe, on the trail of a deadly Muslim fanatic; and General Tusk Musso and Admiral James Ritchie, racing against time to preserve world peace.

ORDER # S109-46   $46-90   ISBN 9780345502896 

 

Enclave:  Reed, Kit.

In a near-future world beset by war, plague, and ecological collapse, one hundred overindulged children of protective wealthy parents find safety at Clothos Academy, where the mysterious Sarge manufacturers disasters for the outside world.

ORDER # S109-47   $46-90   ISBN 9780765321619 

 

Heretics of Dune (Dune Chronicles: 05):  Herbert, Frank.

Thousands of years after the death of God Emperor Leto II, the Bene Gesserit and the Bene Tleilax struggle to direct the future of Dune, while the great sandworms are dying and the planet is returning to desert, in a new hardcover edition of the classic science fiction tale, which includes a new introduction to the novel.

ORDER # S109-48   $46-90   ISBN 9780441016778 

 

Escape from Hell:  Niven, Larry & Pournelle, Jerry.

Having recently escaped from hell, Allan Carpenter is haunted by the imprisonment of unfairly tortured souls and partners with suicide-victim poet Sylvia Plath for a mission to return to hell and rescue the damned.

ORDER # S109-49   $45-90   ISBN 9780765316325 

 

Maelstrom (Destroyermen: 03):  Anderson, Taylor.

Lieutenant Commander Matthew Reddy and the men and women of the U.S.S. Walker desperately prepare for the ultimate confrontation with the reptilian Grik, who have seized control of the Japanese juggernaut Amagi, and the ship's fanatical commander, in the epic conclusion of the Destroyermen Trilogy.

ORDER # S109-50   $45-90   ISBN 9780451462534 

 

Lear's Daughters:  Kellogg, Marjorie B.

Two long out-of-print science fiction novels set on a distant planet tackle timely issues of global warming, climate change, pollution, and the exploitation of natural resources, in an omnibus edition containing revised versions of The Wave and the Flame and Reign of Fire.

ORDER # S109-51   $45-90   ISBN 9780756405342 

 

The Caryatids:  Sterling, Bruce.

Despite the family history that has led to their estrangement from one another, three identical clone sisters - Vera, a pollution expert dealing with global clean-up efforts; Mila, a media star; and Sonja, a medical specialist stationed in the Gobi Desert - hold the key to saving the world from global warming, runaway pollution, and political intrigue.

ORDER # S109-52   $45-90   ISBN 9780345460622 

 

Man Whose Teeth Were All Exactly Alike: Dick, Philip

A tale originally penned in 1960 just prior to the Hugo Award-winning The Man in the High Castle follows the experiences of a civic-minded, liberal Jewish real-estate agent who envisions high profits in the wake of a discovery of Neanderthal bones in his California selling area.

ORDER # S109-53   $46-90   ISBN 9780765323064 

 

Worlds:  Flint, Eric.

A collection of stories and short novels by the best-selling science fiction author includes several works set in his popular Ring of Fire alternate history series, as well as tales from the humorous Joe's World fantasy series, a story from the Rats, Bats and Vats series, short novels from the Belisarius and Foreign Legions series, and concise introductions to each work.

ORDER # S109-54   $45-90   ISBN 9781416591429 

 

Man-Kzin Wars XII:  Colebatch, Hal; Chafe, Paul

The catlike kzin and humans continue their uneasy peace as they encounter a planet populated by humans claiming to be part of the Roman empire, a man finds himself suspected by the police and an angry kzin of killing his employer, and the Protectors must stop the kzin from gaining access to a source of unimaginable power.

ORDER # S109-55   $44-90   ISBN 9781416591412 

 

Act of Will:  Hartley, A. J.

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Fleeing his homeland after being accused of sedition, medieval actor and playwright Will Hawthorne finds himself in a distant land with a band of adventurers who are charged with investigating and defeating a ruthless army of mystical horsemen, a mission that tests Will's pragmatic beliefs.

ORDER # S109-56   $45-90   ISBN 9780765321244 

 

The Valley of Shadows:  Cullen, Brian.

Thwarted in their latest effort to reclaim the Chalice of Fire from the wily thief Bricriu Poisontongue, the Seekers find their subsequent plans challenged by vampires and other night creatures under the control of the evil wizard Maliman.

ORDER # S109-57   $46-90   ISBN 9780765314741 

 

Agents of Artifice:  Marmell, Ari.

With the balance of power shifting precariously in the Multiverse, the Planeswalkers - Jace Beleren, a rebellious, telepathic mage; Liliana Vess, a temptress whose beauty hides dark secrets and motives; and Tezzeret, the leader of an interplanar consortium - confront the past, present, and future as their choices could forever alter their fates.

ORDER # S109-58   $45-90   ISBN 9780786951345 

 

Bone Crossed:  Briggs, Patricia.

An auto mechanic in eastern Washington by day, Mercy Thompson, a shape-shifter with some highly unusual abilities, puts her talents to work maintaining the precarious balance between the human and paranormal worlds, in the sequel to Iron Kissed. 

ORDER # S109-59   $45-90   ISBN 9780441016761 

 

Horizon (Sharing Knife: 04):  Bujold, Lois McMaster.

The conclusion to the series that includes Passage finds Dag, Fawn, and their motley companions approaching the end of their river journey in the wake of Dag's growing magical abilities, as he becomes apprenticed to a master groundsetter at a rigid Lakewalker camp.

ORDER # S109-60   $46-90   ISBN 9780061375361 

 

Lamentation:  Scholes, Ken.

While a young survivor struggles with the devastating destruction of the city of Windwir, Rudolfo, Lord of the Nine Forest Houses, realizes that war is approaching the Named Lands and witnesses the chaotic dissolution of alliances throughout the Kingdoms.

ORDER # S109-61   $45-90   ISBN 9780765321275 

 

The Magician's Apprentice:  Canavan, Trudi.

A prequel to the Black Magician trilogy is set six hundred years earlier in a harsh world prior to the advent of magical healing and the existence of the guild, in a tale that describes how a rivalry between black magicians leads to international warfare and a brutal act of sorcery.

ORDER # S109-62   $45-90   ISBN 9780316037884 

 

Wings of Wrath (Magister Trilogy: 02):  Friedman, C. S.

In the sequel to Feast of Souls, those charged with protecting the human realm must brave the perils of sorcerous magic, political intrigue, and dire prophecy as they as they search for the truth behind ancient legend to uncover a way to defeat an all-powerful enemy.

ORDER # S109-63   $46-90   ISBN 9780756405359 

 

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