Bared Blade (Fallen Blade: 02):
When a good deed lands them in the middle of a three-way battle to find an artifact that might prevent a war, former temple assassin Aral Kingslayer and Triss, a living shadow who is his secret partner, must stop this priceless treasure from falling into one of the many factions on their trail.
ORDER # S612-1 $12-90 ISBN 9781937007676
Betrayal: Mackenzie, Kasey.
When she helps her mother with an unsettling friction brewing in the Sisterhood - a faction of Furies sworn to serve all the deities equally - Marissa Holloway, a Fury on a leave of absence from her mortal job for the Boston PD, becomes caught in a civil war and unable to choose a side.
ORDER # S612-2 $12-90 ISBN 9781937007652
Tainted Blood (Kat Redding: 02): Moore, E. S.
When vampire Kat Redding, a.k.a. Lady Death, is blamed for a spate of gruesome murders, she must form an uneasy alliance with both the Luna Cult and a powerful rogue werewolf while protecting Pureblood humans from the vamps and werewolves who prey on them.
ORDER # S612-3 $12-90 ISBN 9780758268730
Dahlia "Ember" Perkins, a MetaHuman who has the ability to absorb heat and extinguish fires, helps the police investigate a strange case involving discarded human skins and uncovers a connection to the crimes buried deep in her past.
ORDER # S612-4 $12-90 ISBN 9781451620931
Tempest's Fury (Jane True): Nicole Peeler
Jane's not happy. She's been packed off to England to fight in a war when she'd much rather be snogging Anyan. Unfortunately, Jane's enemies have been busy stirring up some major trouble - the kind that attracts a lot of attention. In other words, they're not making it easy for Jane to get any alone time with the barghest, or to indulge in her penchant for stinky cheese. Praying she can pull of a Joan of Arc without the whole martyrdom thing, Jane must lead Alfar and halflings alike in a desperate battle to combat an ancient evil.
ORDER # S612-5 $12-90 ISBN 9780316128117
|Even White Trash
Zombies Get the Blues: 02: Rowland, Diana.
Finally coming to terms with her new life as a brain-eating zombie, Angel Crawford must elude zombie hunters, a scientific conspiracy and the zombie mafia to stay somewhat alive.
ORDER # S612-6 $12-90 ISBN 9780756407506
|The Gilded Rune
(Dungeons & Dragons: Forgotten Realms): Smedman, Lisa.
Suspicious of adventurer Torrin Ironstar's true intentions, the gold dwarves of the Great Rift shun him, unaware that he holds the key to the cure for Stoneplague, a devastating disease that is slowly destroying their race.
ORDER # S612-7 $12-90 ISBN 9780786960309
|The Hammer and
the Blade (Egil and Nix): Kemp, Paul
This exciting new series introduces Egil and Nix, adventurers and swords for hire who are pulled into the dark schemes of powerful - and evil - family.
ORDER # S612-8 $12-90 ISBN 9780857662453
(Neverwinter Nights: 02): Salvatore, R. A.
Free for the first time in almost a hundred years, Drizzt, who is now alone, falls victim to the persuasions of his newest companion, Dahlia, a darkly alluring elf and the only other member of their party to survive the cataclysm at Mount Hotenow, and becomes embroiled in yet another battle.
ORDER # S612-9 $12-90 ISBN 9780786960279
Others (H&W Investigations: 04): Haines, Jess.
On the verge of becoming a rogue werewolf at the next full moon, former New York P.I. Shiarra Waynest must employ all of her dirty P.I. tricks as well as use her enchanted hunter's belt when the Others turn against her.
ORDER # S612-10 $12-90 ISBN 9781420124026
Chasing Magic (Downside): Stacia Kane
Magic-wielding Churchwitch and secret addict Chess Putnam knows better than anyone just how high a price people are willing to pay for a chemical rush. But when someone with money to burn and a penchant for black magic starts tampering with Downside's drug supply, Chess realizes that the unlucky customers are paying with their souls - and taking the innocent with them, as the magic-infused speed compels them to kill in the most gruesome ways possible. As if the streets weren't scary enough, the looming war between the two men in her life explodes, taking even more casualties and putting Chess squarely in the middle.
ORDER # S612-13 $12-90 ISBN 9780345527523
Trek: Typhon Pact: Plagues of Night (STNG): David R. George III
In the wake of the final Borg invasion, which destroyed entire worlds, cost the lives of sixty-three billion people, and struck a crippling blow to Starfleet, six nations adversarial to the United Federation of Planets - the Romulan Star Empire, the Breen Confederacy, the Tholian Assembly, the Gorn Hegemony, the Tzenkethi Coalition, and the Holy Order of the Kinshaya - joined ranks to form the Typhon Pact.
ORDER # S612-14 $12-90 ISBN 9781451649550
(Newsflesh Trilogy): Mira Grant $10
The year was 2039. The world didn't end when the zombies came, it just got worse. Georgia and Shaun Mason set out on the biggest story of their generation. The uncovered the biggest conspiracy since the Rising and realized that to tell the truth, sacrifices have to be made. Now, the year is 2041, and the investigation that began with the election of President Ryman is much bigger than anyone had assumed. With too much left to do and not much time left to do it in, the surviving staff of After the End Times must face mad scientists, zombie bears, rogue government agencies - and if there's one thing they know is true in post-zombie America, it's this: Things can always get worse.
ORDER # S612-15 $12-90 ISBN 9780316081078
Kissed: Kristine Grayson
Emma (Sleeping Beauty) fell into a magical coma that lasted for a thousand years when a boy she didn't even liked kissed her. Now that Emma's awake, she's determined to be a normal girl - a normal girl who is deathly afraid of kissing.
ORDER # S612-16 $12-90 ISBN 9781402248542
|For Heaven's Eyes
Only: Secret Histories: Simon R. Green
A "New York Times" bestselling author delivers his fifth Eddie Drood novel. After the murder of the Drood matriarch, the family finds itself vulnerable to evil. This time, it's a Satanic conspiracy that could throw humanity directly into the clutches of the Biggest of the Bads.
ORDER # S612-17 $12-90 ISBN 9780451464248
Incubi, sirens, vampires, Valkyerie, faeries, and were-creatures live secretly alongside humanity in this gritty, sexy series. In the second installment, Valkyrie archaeologist Lorin Schlessinger and werewolf geologist Garbriel Lupinsky are assigned to work together on a dig site.
ORDER # S612-18 $12-90 ISBN 9781402246043
Chaos Burning (Bound By Magick):
The life of Lark Jaansen, hunter in Clan Gennessee, has been shaped by violence and unrest - and it defines her future. Well-trained and resilient, she's met her militaristic match in Simon Leviathan, a warrior not of this world. Locked in mutual admiration, and a desire so hot it burns, Lark and Simon have something else in common: they love the dark, and as a shadow is cast over their world, they're each coming into their own.
ORDER # S612-19 $12-90 ISBN 9780425250822
Nightly: Laura Resnick
The first book in the magical Esther Diamond mystery series. When mysterious mystical disappearances disrupt her career, struggling actress Esther Diamond teams up with Maximillian Zadok, an eccentric elderly wizard whose day job is protecting the Big Apple from Evil. Meanwhile, the sexy NYPD detective investigating the disappearances fears that Esther and Max may be a bigger problem than the vanishing performers.
ORDER # S612-20 $12-90 ISBN 9780756407667
|Time's Last Gift
(Wold Newton Prehistory): Philip Jose Farmer
Three men and a woman onboard a timeship travel from 2070 AD to 12,000 BC - a journey that could never be repeated. For the passengers, all anthropologists, it was a once-in-a-million-lifetimes expedition - a chance to study primitive man as modern man never could. But none of them was prepared for what they would discover - or for the impact of their travels in a time that had yet to come.
ORDER # S612-21 $14-90 ISBN 9780857689658
(Nightbound Land: 02): Trent Jamieson
The conclusion of the Night-Bound Land duology. The Roil has not yet been defeated - and the Roil extends its grip on Shale, following the commands of the Dreaming Cities. Wars will be fought. Doomsday weapons employed. And night will fall.
ORDER # S612-22 $12-90 ISBN 9780857661876
|The Wild Side:
Mark L. Van Name
When the werewolf cubs are asleep and the baby vamps are tucked into their coffins, the adults come out to play! Feeling a bit undead and dying to shuffle off your toil and troubles and get it on? You've come to the right place! Spend some quality time lolling in the moonlight shadows with a love that only comes out at night. From light-spirited romps to black-hearted noir, from steampunk London to the bleeding edge of the present, tales of love, eros, betrayal and seduction in a beguiling vein.
ORDER # S612-23 $12-90 ISBN 9781451637861
of the Anarchy: 02): Andy Remic
Welcome to Manna - the utopian galaxy where all races exist in harmony. Ruled by Shamans, perfect alien machines, Manna is a place of wisdom, technology and art. On the edge of the galaxy, away from romantic holiday cruises, hides TOX1C, a reprocessing planet run by The Company and dealing with all Manna's waste - heavy metals, tox chems, nuclear sludge; there's no poison The Company will not "recycle".
ORDER # S612-24 $12-90 ISBN 9781781080047
Midsummer Night: Freda Warrington
Decades ago, in a place where the veil between our world and the world of the Aetherials - the fair folk - is too easily breached, three young people tricked their uncle by dressing as the fey. But their joke took a deadly turn when true Aetherials crossed into our world, took one of the pranksters, and literally scared their uncle to death. Many years later, at the place of this capture lies a vast country estate that holds a renowned art facility owned by a visionary sculptor. One day, during a violent storm, a young woman studying art at the estate stumbles upon a portal to the Otherworld.
ORDER # S612-25 $12-90 ISBN 9780765358417
|The Tempering of
Men: Elizabeth Bear
In Iskryne, the war against the Trollish invasion has been won, and the lands of men are safe again - at least for a while. Isolfr and his sister, the Konigenwolf Viradechtis, have established their own wolfhaell. Viradechtis has taken two mates, and so the human pack has two war leaders. And in the way of the pack, they must come to terms with each other, must become brothers instead of rivals - for Viradechtis will not be gainsaid. She may even be prescient.
ORDER # S612-26 $12-90 ISBN 9780765364128
Michael Z. Williamson
Kenneth Chinran commanded the elite unit assigned to take out an entire planet in a terrible war. Millions died; billions more perished in the aftermath. One doesn't send a sociopath on such a mission. A sociopath might not stop. Chinran did stop - but in the process nearly lost his sanity and his soul. But one of Chinran's men was a sociopath going in. Now he's a trained sociopath with the knowledge and firepower to take out entire tactical teams.
ORDER # S612-27 $12-90 ISBN 9781451637878
Rule 34: Charles Stross
Detective Inspector Liz Kavanaugh is head of the Rule 34 Squad, monitoring the Internet to determine whether people are engaging in harmless fantasies or illegal activities. Three ex-con spammers have been murdered, and Liz must uncover the link between them before these homicides go viral.
ORDER # S612-28 $12-90 ISBN 9781937007669
& Garfield Reeves-Stevens
Three strangers. One conspiracy. Reaching back nine-thousand years - back to the very origins of civilization - theirs is a mystery as infinite as the universe. An adventure as epic as time. A history as dangerous as it is forbidden. If these three can unlock the secret - and survive the truth - the world as we know it will never be the same.
ORDER # S612-29 $12-90 ISBN 9781250006561
Spell Bound: (Otherworld): Kelley Armstrong
Savannah Levine is all grown up. As a witch endowed with an array of spells, she is also a force to be reckoned with. As a paranormal investigator she is finally coming into her own. But her last case tore a family apart, and Savannah swore she'd give up her powers to fix the mess she helped create. Someone - or something - must have been listening.
ORDER # S612-30 $12-90 ISBN 9780452297999
Choices of One: Timothy Zahn
Eight months after the Battle of Yavin, the Rebellion is in desperate need of a new base. So when Governor Ferrouz of Candoras Sector proposes an alliance, offering sanctuary for the Rebels in exchange for protection against a warlord intent on invasion, Luke, Leia, Han, and Chewbacca are sent to evaluate the deal. But Mara Jade, the Emperor's Hand, is also heading for Candoras, along with five renegade stormtroopers known as the Hand of Judgment. Their mission: to punish Ferrouz's treason and smash the Rebels.
ORDER # S612-31 $12-90 ISBN 9780345511263
Eyes to See (Jeremiah Hunt Chronicle):
Jeremiah Hunt has been broken by a malevolent force that has taken his young daughter and everything else of value in his life: his marriage, his career, his reputation. Desperate to reclaim what he has lost, Hunt finally turns to the supernatural for justice. Abandoning all hope for a normal life, he enters the world of ghosts and even more dangerous entities from beyond the grave.
ORDER # S612-32 $12-90 ISBN 9780765365750
David S. Goyer
Three years ago, an object one hundred miles across was spotted on a trajectory for Earth's sun. Now, its journey is almost over. As it approaches, two competing manned vehicles race through almost half a million kilometers of space to reach it first. But when they both arrive on the entity, they learn that it has been sent toward Earth for a reason. An intelligent race is desperately attempting to communicate with our primitive species. And the message is: "Help us."
ORDER # S612-33 $12-90 ISBN 9781937007645
Hush: The Dragon Apocalypse: James Maxey
The invulnerable, super-strong warrior Infidel has a secret: she's lost her magical powers right at the moment when she needs them most. To keep a promise to a fallen friend, she must journey to the frozen wastelands of the north. Her quest leads her through the abstract realms of the Sea of Wine, where she uncovers a conspiracy that threatens all life. Hush, the primal dragon of cold, has formed an alliance with the ghost of a vengeful witch to murder Glorious, the dragon of the sun, plunging the world into an unending winter night.
ORDER # S612-34 $14-50 ISBN 9781781080177
Creation (Terra Incognita): Kevin J. Anderson
After long voyages, encountering hurricanes and sea monsters, Criston Vora and Saan race to Terravitae, the legendary promised land. Saan's quest is to find the Key to Creation, a weapon that may defeat Uraba's enemies, and Criston wants vengeance against the monstrous Leviathan that ruined his life long ago. Back home, two opposing continents and religions clash for the remnants of a sacred city, unleashing their hatred in a war that could end both civilizations.
ORDER # S612-35 $12-90 ISBN 9780316004244
The Map of Time: Félix J. Palma
Characters real and imaginary come vividly to life in this whimsical triple play of intertwined plots, in which a skeptical H. G. Wells is called upon to investigate purported incidents of time travel and to save lives and literary classics, including Dracula and The Time Machine, from being wiped from existence. What happens if we change history?
ORDER # S612-36 $12-90 ISBN 9781451683035
Outcast Chronicles: Rowena Cory Daniells
For nearly 300 years the mystics have lived alongside the true-men, who barely tolerate them, until. King Charald is cursed with a half-blood mystic son. Sorne is raised to be a weapon against the mystics. Desperate to win his father's respect, Sorne steals power to trigger visions. Unaware King Charald plans their downfall, the mystics are consumed by rivalry. Although physically stronger, the males' gifts are weaker than the females. Imoshen, the only female mystic to be raised by males, wants to end the feud
ORDER # S612-37 $14-50 ISBN 9781781080115
7th Sigma: Steven Gould
The bugs showed up about fifty years ago - self-replicating, solar-powered, metal-eating machines. No one knows where they came from. They don't like water, though, so they've stayed in the desert Southwest. The territory. People still live here, but they do it without metal. Log cabins, ceramics, what plastic they can get that will survive the sun and heat. Technology has adapted, and so have the people.
ORDER # S612-38 $12-90 ISBN 9780812561555
|Star Trek: Typhon
Pact: Raise the Dawn (STNG): David R. George III
After the disastrous events in the Bajoran system, Captain Benjamin Sisko must confront the consequences of the recent choices he has made in his life. At the same time, the United Federation of Planets and its Khitomer Accords allies have come to the brink of war with the Typhon Pact. While factions within the Pact unsuccessfully used the recent gestures of goodwill - the opening of borders and a joint Federation-Romulan exploratory mission - to develop quantum-slipstream drive, they have not given up their goals.
ORDER # S612-39 $12-90 ISBN 9781451649567
Exiled: Clan of the Claw: John Ringo
& Harry Turtledove
First entry in a new series with four big all new linked novellas from Harry Turtledove, John Ringo & Jody Lynn Nye, S.M. Stirling, and Michael Z. Williamson! After the extinction asteroid DOESN'T strike Earth, the dinosaurs keep evolving - but so do the mammals. We mammals have achieved human-like shapes, but now it's cold-blooded, magic-using reptiles against the hot-blooded, hot-tempered descendants of cats.
ORDER # S612-40 $12-90 ISBN 9781451637885
Steelhands (Havemercy): Jaida Jones
In the land of Volstov, Owen Adamo, the hard-as-nails ex-Chief Sergeant of the Dragon Corps, learns that Volstov's ruler, the Esar, is secretly pursuing plans to resurrect magically powered sentient robot dragons - even at the risk of igniting another war. Though Adamo is not without friends - the magician Royston and former corpsman Balfour - there is only so much he and his allies can do. Adamo has been put out to pasture, given a professorship at the University. Royston, already exiled once, dares not risk the Esar's wrath again.
ORDER # S612-41 $12-90 ISBN 9780553593051
Darkness Devours: Dark Angels: 03:
Half-werewolf, half-Aedh Risa Jones can enter the realm between life and death, and she can see the Reapers who collect the souls of the dead. Now, she is using her gifts - and the investigative know-how of a man who broke her heart - to find a cabal searching for the power to control time, reality, and fate. And this is besides her work for the Vampire Council, half of whom want her dead.
ORDER # S612-42 $12-90 ISBN 9780451237118
An Evil Guest: Gene Wolfe
Lovecraft meets "Blade Runner "in a stand-alone supernatural horror novel. Gene Wolfe can write in whatever genre he wants - and always with superb style and profound depth. Now following his World Fantasy Award-winner, "Soldier of Sidon," and his stunning "Pirate Freedom," Wolfe turns to the tradition of H. P. Lovecraft and the weird science tale of supernatural horror. Set a hundred years in the future, "An Evil Guest "is the story of an actress who becomes the lover of both a mysterious private detective and an even more mysterious and powerful rich man, a man who has been to the human colony on an alien planet and learned strange things there.
ORDER # S612-43 $12-90 ISBN 9780765360977
|Large Size Paperbacks|
|Hunter and Fox
(Shifted World): Philippa Ballantine
In a world that is in constant shifting, where mountains can change to plains and then to lakes. Talis, the Hunter for the Caisah, carries within her a chaos creature from the center of the earth that wants to help bring her people back to power.
ORDER # S612-46 $25-90 ISBN 9781616146238
|A Dance with
Dragons (Song of Ice and Fire: 05): Martin, George R. R.
A latest instalment of the popular series follows a showdown set in the north of the Seven Kingdoms and reveals the circumstances that shaped southern-region events.
ORDER # S612-47 $25-90 ISBN 9780553385953
|The Legend of Jig
Dragonslayer: Hines, Jim C.
Together in a single volume, the collected works of Jig the Goblin follow the small, clumsy, bespectacled Jig as he uses his smarts and an incredible amount of luck to survive in a very dangerous world.
ORDER # S612-48 $23-90 ISBN 9780756407568
|Tin Swift: The
Age of Steam: Monk, Devon.
Steam Age era bounty hunter and werewolf Cedar Hunt tries to keep his word to the Madder brothers by keeping his companions alive while he hunts a powerful weapon called the Holder.
ORDER # S612-49 $22-90 ISBN 9780451464538
|The Return To
Gibraltar: Sibanda, Ken.
The law is life, and with that Horace Bates begins a journey into a world of science and politics. Horace, a law student at Harvard, is soon at the center of a program designed to enable time sequence - time travel. Ken Sibanda - lawyer, science fiction writer and film-maker - is a pioneer in the black science fiction genre. He is set to direct "Hannibal the African," a feature film based on Carthigian general Hannibal Barca.
ORDER # S612-50 $26-90 ISBN 9780615438979
(Veiled Isles): Brandon, Paula.
A conclusion to the series that began with The Traitor's Daughter and The Ruined City finds young Jianna Belandor staging a bold plan to rescue the man she loves from prison, while her father travels with a quarrelsome band of mages to repair imbalances in the world's magic.
ORDER # S612-51 $22-90 ISBN 9780553583830
Enchantment: David Liss
With England on the cusp of revolution, Lucy inexplicably finds herself awakened to a world where magic and mortals collide, and the forces of ancient nature and modern progress are at war for the soul of England - and the world. The key to victory may be connected to a cryptic volume whose powers of enchantment are unbounded. Now, challenged by ruthless enemies with ancient powers at their command, Lucy must harness newfound mystical skills to preserve humanity's future. And enthralled by two exceptional men with designs on her heart, she must master her own desires to claim the destiny she deserves.
ORDER # S612-52 $23-90 ISBN 9780345520180
|The Poison Belt:
Doyle, Arthur Conan, Sir & Intro by Glenn, Joshua
The same intrepid adventurers, led by Professor Challenger, who trekked through The Lost World to discover dinosaurs still alive gather together to watch the end of the world as Earth is overtaken by poisonous ether cloud from outer space.
ORDER # S612-53 $20-90 ISBN 9781935869542
(The Expanse): James S. A. Corey
We are not alone. On Ganymede, breadbasket of the outer planets, a Martian marine watches as her platoon is slaughtered by a monstrous supersoldier. On Earth, a high-level politician struggles to prevent interplanetary war from reigniting. And on Venus, an alien protomolecule has overrun the planet, wreaking massive, mysterious changes and threatening to spread out into the solar system.
ORDER # S612-54 $23-90 ISBN 9780316129060
|Blue vs. Gray:
Alternate History Tales From the Front Lines of the American Civil War:
Turtledove, Harry, ed.
No Picture Available
A volume of alternate reality stories that imagines such scenarios as Lee or Grant's battlefield deaths and Europe's support of the Confederacy includes contributions by such authors as Orson Scott Card, S. M. Stirling and William Forstschen.
ORDER # S612-55 $23-90 ISBN 9781439176436
The United States is near total collapse. But 87% of the population doesn't care: they're addicted to flashback, a drug that allows its users to re-experience the best moments of their lives. After ex-detective Nick Bottom's wife died in a car accident, he went under the flash to be with her; he's lost his job, his teenage son, and his livelihood as a result. Nick may be a lost soul but he's still a good cop, so he is hired to investigate the murder of a top governmental advisor's son. This flashback-addict becomes the one man who may be able to change the course of an entire nation turning away from the future to live in the past.
ORDER # S612-56 $24-90 ISBN 9780316101981
The War That Came Early: Big
Switch: Harry Turtledove
What if Neville Chamberlain, instead of appeasing Hitler, had stood up to him in 1938? Enraged, Hitler reacts by lashing out at the West, promising his soldiers that they will reach Paris by the new year. Instead, three years pass, and with his genocidal apparatus not fully in place, Hitler barely survives a coup, while Jews cling to survival, and England and France wonder whether the war is still worthwhile. The stage is set for World War II to unfold far differently from the history we know.
ORDER # S612-57 $23-90 ISBN 9780345491879
Pacifica: Anna North
Eighteen-year-old Darcy lives on the island of America Pacifica - one of the last places on earth that is still habitable, after North America has succumbed to a second ice age. Education, food, and basic means of survival are the province of a chosen few, while the majority of the island residents must struggle to stay alive. The rich live in "Manhattanville" mansions made from the last pieces of wood and stone, while the poor cower in the shantytown slums of "Hell City" and "Little Los Angeles," places built out of heaped up trash that is slowly crumbling into the sea. The island is ruled by a mysterious dictator named Tyson, whose regime is plagued by charges of corruption and conspiracy.
ORDER # S612-58 $22-90 ISBN 9780316105071
(Morningstar Strain): Z. A. Recht
The morningstar strain was the end of the
ORDER # S612-59 $22-90 ISBN 9781451628821
Is Earth Ready To Join The Cosmic Community?: C. L.
A thought-provoking science fiction novel about the challenges facing Earth when an alien race makes first contact. Set in contemporary times in Dayton, Ohio, the story follows one man's journey of discovery about a life filled with strange dreams and contact with two different groups of aliens. In the end his struggle is not only with the aliens, but with a government out to silence him.
ORDER # S612-60 $23-90 ISBN 9781604947731
Celestial Blues: Vicki Pettersson
The first book in Pettersson's sexy, supernatural noir mystery series features a former P.I.-turned-fallen angel and a beautiful, tough Las Vegas reporter who confront a terror that threatens to wreak murderous havoc in both the mortal and the immortal worlds.
ORDER # S612-61 $22-90 ISBN 9780062064646
(The Pack): Jason Starr
Manhattan thrives on desire - the longing for a better apartment - a higher-paying job - fame. Simon Burns ought to know, since he nearly lost it all: his job, his family, his home. But now things are turning around, thanks to the pack. Just when he thought he hit rock bottom, Simon found a group of friends, daytime dads like himself. But there was something "off" about Michael, Charlie, and Ramon, and Simon found himself slowly changing into the kind of man he gave up trying to be a long time ago and rediscovering the most primal of hungers.
ORDER # S612-62 $22-90 ISBN 9781937007553
Sun (Dreamblood): N. K. Jemisin
Gujaareh, the city of dreams, suffers under the imperial rule of the Kisuati Protectorate. A city where the only law was peace now knows violence and oppression. And nightmares: a mysterious and deadly plague haunts the citizens of Gujaareh, dooming the infected to die screaming in their sleep. Trapped between dark dreams and cruel overlords, the people yearn to rise up - but Gujaareh has known peace for too long.
ORDER # S612-63 $22-90 ISBN 9780316187299
P. N. Elrod
In the magical world that lies hidden beneath our own, witches and conjurers play deadly games. They know just the right spell to kill a man with one kiss - or raise him back again. And they're not afraid to exact sweet revenge on those who dare to cross them. But what if you're the unlucky soul who falls victim to a conjurer's curse? And if you had the power to cast a magic spell of your own, would you use it? In this bewitching collection, nine of today's hottest paranormal authors tell all-new, otherworldly tales.
ORDER # S612-64 $22-90 ISBN 9780312590727
|The Last Four
Things: Paul Hoffman
Perhaps nowhere are the competing ideas of heaven and hell exhibited more clearly than in the dark and tormented soul of Thomas Cale. Betrayed by his beloved, Cale will lead the Redeemers into a battle for the fate of the human race.
ORDER # S612-65 $22-90 ISBN 9780451235121
(The Nightfall Syndicate): Keith Melton
Vampire hit man Karl Vance has a new target: a rogue, charismatic sorcerer building an army of paranormal creatures in Eastern Europe. The stakes have never been higher, nor the odds so long, but he's in too deep to turn back. If Karl fails to kill, the powerful Order of the Thorn will hunt down Maria Ricardi, the vampire he loves, and destroy everything he's fighting for. When Karl is cut off in enemy badlands, he's reduced to survival mode, doing the kinds of things he'd sworn would never be part of his vampire existence. Things that will forever color his relationship with Maria - if he survives to see her again.
ORDER # S612-66 $23-90 ISBN 9781609286071
|The Girl Who
Heard Dragons: Anne McCaffrey
"The Girl Who Heard Dragons "is a feast for McCaffrey fans and for all readers - a big, satisfying compilation of her fiction. Best of all, it opens with an original short novel of Pern, "The Girl Who Heard Dragons." In addition, the book contains twenty-four beautiful black and white drawings by award-winning artist Michael Whelan. Romance, humor, colorful description, and affecting characters are Anne McCaffrey's hallmarks and the fifteen stories herein have these virtues in abundance.
ORDER # S612-67 $22-90 ISBN 9780765333643
Storms: John Barnes
It is 2028. A strike to destroy an illegal Arctic weapons cache has a catastrophic side effect. Massive amounts of energy are liberated from the polar ice, suddenly and radically warming the Earth's climate. In the middle of the Pacific, a gigantic hurricane thousands of miles across is forming, larger than any in human history. A storm with winds of supersonic speed. A storm that changes direction at whim. A storm that refuses to die. A storm so vast it spawns dozens more in its wake.
ORDER # S612-68 $25-90 ISBN 9780765332516
Book of Steampunk: Sean Wallace
The Mammoth Book of Steampunk showcases the very best in the form of stories by Paul Di Filippo, Neil Gaiman, Cherie Priest, and many more.
ORDER # S612-69 $21-90 ISBN 9780762444687
|The Spirit War
(Eli Monpress): Rachel Aaron
Eli Monpress is vain. He's cocky. And he's a thief. But he's a thief who has just seen his bounty topped and he's not happy about it. The bounty topper, as it turns out, is his best friend, bodyguard, and master swordsman, Josef. Who has been keeping secrets from Eli. Apparently, he's the only prince of a rather feisty country and his mother (a formidable queen who's every bit as driven and stubborn as he is) wants him to come home and do his duty, which means throwing over personal ambitions like proving he's the greatest swordsman who ever lived.
ORDER # S612-70 $22-90 ISBN 9780316198387
Warrior (Aspect-Emperor): R. Scott Bakker
Ruler Anasurimbor Kellhus and his Great Ordeal march ever farther into the Ancient North, as his consort Esmenet finds herself at war. Exiled wizard Achamian, meanwhile, leads his own ragtag mission to the legendary ruins of Sauglish. Into this tumult walks the White-Luck Warrior, assassin and messiah both - In this ambitious volume, Bakker delves even further into his richly imagined universe of myth, violence, and sorcery.
ORDER # S612-71 $22-90 ISBN 9781590208168
Files: 02: Nano Flower: Peter F. Hamilton
Greg Mandel is a psychic detective whose skills have been augmented by powerful but dangerous biotechnology. Those abilities have won him success and almost killed him many times over. Little wonder that he has settled down to the life of a gentleman farmer. But Greg's former employer, the mighty tech company Event Horizon, needs him once more. After Royan, hacker-genius and husband to company owner Julia Evans, mysteriously vanishes, a business rival suddenly boasts an incredible new technology. Has Royan been kidnapped and forced to work for his captors, or is the truth far stranger? The answer may lie in a gift of flowers received by Julia - flowers with DNA like nothing on Earth. Greg already has his hands full with corporate killers and other unsavory characters. Is he going to have to add aliens to the list?
ORDER # S612-72 $27-90 ISBN 9780345533142
Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Ninth Annual Collection: Gardner
In the new millennium, what secrets lay beyond the far reaches of the universe? Now, in The Year's Best Science Fiction: Twenty-Ninth Annual Collection the very best SF authors explore ideas of a new world. This venerable collection brings together award winning authors and masters of the field such as Robert Reed, Alastair Reynolds, Damien Broderick, Elizabeth Bear, Paul McAuley and John Barnes. And with an extensive recommended reading guide and a summation of the year in science fiction, this annual compilation has become the definitive must-read anthology.
ORDER # S612-73 $28-90 ISBN 9781250003553
Nearly five centuries after a formidable magician flees with a small ring that contains all of the world's magic, 15-year-old Gavin is dispatched to the home of his aunt because of his ability to see things that others do not believe exist, a power he must use to stop a formidable evil from escaping into the world.
ORDER # S612-74 $34-90 ISBN 9781451661644
Codex (Laundry Files: 04): Stross, Charles
Persephone Hazard, a member of The Laundry who is as beautiful as she is unpredictable, investigates an American televangelist who seems to be able to miraculously heal people in the fourth novel of the series following The Fuller Memorandum.
ORDER # S612-75 $34-90 ISBN 9781937007461
|The Coldest War:
A tale set in an alternate-universe, post-World War II era finds precarious peace agreements between England and the USSR threatened by the murders of warlocks responsible for safeguarding British national security, a situation that falls into the hands of two supernaturally enhanced siblings and a former spy who would protect the queen.
ORDER # S612-76 $34-90 ISBN 9780765321510
|Blood of the
Emperor (Annals of Drakis: 03): Hickman, Tracy.
Drakis, a former warrior-slave to the elves of the Rhonas Empire returns to fulfil a prophecy and exact revenge on the cruel emperor in this third novel of the series fol- lowing Citadels of the Lost.
ORDER # S612-77 $33-90 ISBN 9780756407322
|Coup d'Etat (The
War That Came Early: 04): Turtledove, Harry.
The Hugo Award- winning author of Hitler's War continues his best-selling series with ongoing explorations of the soldiers, civilians and historic leaders in an alternate-universe World War II that considers what might have happened if Chamberlain had chosen not to appease Hitler.
ORDER # S612-78 $36-90 ISBN 9780345524652
An alternate-universe Pittsburgh locked for its protection within an elfen forest becomes the site of a war by the genocidal oni race, prompting genius orphan and elf princess Tinker to wage a campaign for the city's freedom starting with the rescues of seven missing children.
ORDER # S612-79 $33-90 ISBN 9781451637830
|A Once Crowded
Sky: King, Tom. Illus by Tom Fowler.
Enduring a comparatively mundane existence after sacrificing his powers and a brave comrade to stop an apocalyptic threat, comic-book superhero Soldier of Freedom re-enlists to counter a new threat and is forced to track down the only member of his former team who refused to relinquish his superpowers.
ORDER # S612-80 $34-90 ISBN 9781451652000
|God Save the
Queen: Locke, Kate.
Xandra Vardan, a Royal Guard in the British Empire where the Aristocracy is made up of werewolves and vampires, uncovers a vast conspiracy while investigating the mysterious disappearance of her sister.
ORDER # S612-81 $24-90 ISBN 9780316196123
(River of Souls: 02): Bernobich, Beth.
A follow-up to Passion Play follows the staged breakup of Ilse and Raul, who secretly work to mislead their enemies to prevent a war and protect Ilse from assassins, an effort during which Ilse embarks on a personal quest to find one of the three fabled jewels of Lir.
ORDER # S612-82 $33-90 ISBN 9780765322180
Thieftaker Chronicles): Jackson, D. B.
A tale set in a magical parallel universe at the eve of the Revolutionary War finds young thieftaker Ethan Kaille conjuring spells to solve crimes and facing an unknown conjurer of enormous power when a prominent family hires him to recover a necklace worn by their murdered daughter.
ORDER # S612-83 $33-90 ISBN 9780765327611
of the Otherworld): Armstrong, Kelley.
A long-awaited conclusion to the Otherworld series finds Savannah Levine emerging from the rescue of her half brother and summoning formidable powers to halt a supernatural war that is being complicated by the forces of heaven and hell.
ORDER # S612-84 $35-90 ISBN 9780525952831
50th Anniversary Edition: Ballard, J. G.
Sometime in the near future, in a world overgrown by jungle and threatened by steadily rising temperatures and seas, a diminished humankind struggles to hold its own against proliferating plant and reptile life.
ORDER # S612-85 $32-90 ISBN 9780871404060
Lerner, Edward M.
When a geopolitical miscalculation taints the world's remaining oil fields and plunges the Middle East into chaos, elevating Russia to a leading economic force, America captures a passing asteroid that is tapped as an alternate fuel, compelling NASA engineer Marcus to go into space to combat a formidable international cabal.
ORDER # S612-86 $36-90 ISBN 9780765328496
(First Formic War): Card, Orson Scott
Struggling with outdated systems and claim-jumping corporate interests in the deeps of the Kuiper Belt, a family on board the cramped mining ship El Cavador spots a rapidly approaching object moving toward the solar system that triggers a first catastrophic Formic War.
ORDER # S612-87 $33-90 ISBN 9780765329042
|Orion and King
Arthur (Orion): Bova, Ben.
A much-anticipated latest instalment in the popular series by the six-time Hugo Award-winning author of Leviathans of Jupiter finds Orion in Britain after the departure of the Romans, where he befriends a young warrior named Arthur who dreams of reuniting his feuding countrymen.
ORDER # S612-88 $34-90 ISBN 9780765330178
|Iron Gray Sea:
Matt Reddy sets off in pursuit of a rogue Japanese destroyer, the Hidoiame, while the invasion of Grik "Indiaa" begins with the Human-Lemurian Alliance fighting against the Dominion in the latest instalment of the series following Distant Thunders.
ORDER # S612-89 $34-90 ISBN 9780451464545
After two aliens reveal that the whole universe is addicted to humanity's music, has committed gross copyright violations and is murderously unhappy with the resulting fines and penalties, entertainment lawyer Nick Carter has 48 hours to save the planet.
ORDER # S612-90 $33-90 ISBN 9780345534415
|Priests of Mars:
When an Adeptus Mechanicus Explorator fleet ventures beyond the borders of the Imperium in search of arcane technology, the mission is challenged by unimaginable perils that lie outside the dominion of humanity.
ORDER # S612-91 $33-90 ISBN 9781849701761
|Tales of the
Dragon's Bard: Eventide: Tracy Hickman
When a traveling bard stumbles into a dragon's den, he is forced to tell stories to the giant, fire-breathing menace or end up being eaten for lunch. When he runs out of stories to tell, he makes a deal with the dragon in exchange for his freedom, he will return with dozens more of tales of adventure, romance, and bravery. Reminiscent of Scheherazade and 1001 Arabian Nights, Tales of the Dragon s Bard is the story of a man s quest to collect the most exciting stories he possibly can, and Eventide is the first town he encounters. With Gossip Fairies, gnomes, a centaur farmer, and a blacksmith dwarf, those living in Eventide have enough going on to keep the Dragon s Bard busy and if he feels the need to liven up those adventures a bit with his own ridiculous plots - well, the dragon certainly won't mind.
ORDER # S612-92 $33-90 ISBN 9781609088972
Gate: Lincoln Child
Under the direction of famed explorer Porter Stone, an archaeological team is secretly attempting to locate the tomb of an ancient pharaoh who was unlike any other in history. Stone believes he has found the burial chamber of King Narmer, the near mythical god-king who united upper and lower Egypt in 3200 B.C., and the archaeologist has reason to believe that the greatest prize of all - Narmer's crown - might be buried with him. No crown of an Egyptian king has ever been discovered, and Narmer's is the elusive "double" crown of the two Egypts, supposedly possessed of awesome powers.
ORDER # S612-93 $35-90 ISBN 9780385531382
(Tales of Alterra): C. S Marks
This is the tale of Gorgon Elfhunter, a monstrous, mysterious creature who has sworn to destroy all the Elves of Alterra-until none remain. It is the story of Wood-elven heroine Gaelen Taldin, who has sworn to rid her world of the Elfhunter even as she is hunted by him. The conflict between them is a tangled web that blurs the line between Light and Darkness, love and obsession, free will and fate. Filled with moments both tender and terrifying, thrilling yet thought-provoking, it is a timeless epic fantasy suitable for readers of all ages. Join the Company of Elves, dwarves, mortal men, and delightfully intelligent horses. Come to Alterra-the 'World that Is.'
ORDER # S612-94 $35-90 ISBN 9780983613138
Jonathan Maberry, Nancy Holder, Yvonne Navarro and James A. Moore
A sweeping, threaded narrative of the global phenomenon known as the Vampire Wars Mankind is silently infected by a millennia-old bacteria unknowingly exhumed by a scientific expedition in Antarctica. Now, in some rare cases, a person's so-called "junk DNA" becomes activated, and depending on their racial and ethnic heritage they begin to manifest one of the many diverse forms of the "others" that are the true basis for the legends of supernatural creatures. These aren't your usual vampires and werewolves - it goes much deeper than that.
ORDER # S612-95 $34-90 ISBN 9781613771518
|The Age of
Miracles: Karen Thompson Walker
On a seemingly ordinary Saturday in a California suburb, Julia and her family awake to discover, along with the rest of the world, that the rotation of the earth has suddenly begun to slow. The days and nights grow longer and longer, gravity is affected, the environment is thrown into disarray. Yet as she struggles to navigate an ever-shifting landscape, Julia is also coping with the normal disasters of everyday life
ORDER # S612-96 $35-90 ISBN 9780812992977
Choice: (The Bahzell): David Weber
In Wind Rider's Oath, Bahzell became a wind rider - the first hradani wind rider in history. And, even if Bahzell is the War God's champion, because the wind riders are the elite of the elite among the Sothoii, Bahzell's ascension is as likely to stir resentment as respect. What's more, Baron Tellian's daughter, the heir to the realm, seems to be thinking that he is the only man - or hradani - for her. Now, War Maid's Choice continues the story - and things really get complicated.
ORDER # S612-97 $35-90 ISBN 9781451638356
|A Stark and
Wormy Knight: Tad Williams
This book offers those readers something both special and surprising: a virtuoso demonstration of Williams's mastery of a variety of shorter forms. The range of tone, theme, style, and content reflected in this generous volume is nothing short of amazing. The title story is a tale within a tale of dragons and knights and is notable for its wit and verbal inventiveness. 'The Storm Door' uses The Tibetan Book of the Dead to forge a singular new approach to the traditional zombie story. 'The Terrible Conflagration at the Quiller's Mint' offers a brief, independent glimpse into the background of Williams's Shadowmarch series. 'Ants' provides an ironic account of what can happen when a marriage goes irrevocably wrong.
ORDER # S612-98 $51-90 ISBN 9781596064614
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