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Ballistic Babes:  Zakour, John & Ganem, Lawrence.

This omnibus edition features two Zachary Nixon Johnson, the last freelance P.I. on Earth, stories - "The Radioactive Redhead" and "The Frost-Haired Vixen," in which Johnson, in the year 2061, is hired by Santana Clausa, the mutant CEO of the North Pole Organization, to find a not-so-nice killer who is trying to sabotage the winter holidays.

ORDER # S309-1   $16-90   ISBN 9780756405458

 

Dark Storm Gathering (Warhammer Online Age of Reckoning):  Wraight, Chris.

As the toll from plague and mutation continues to grow, four heroes must work together to prevent the summoning of a terrible daemon, or the Empire of Man will be lost, in this tie-in to the Warhammer: Age of Reckoning online game.

ORDER # S309-2   $16-90   ISBN 9781844166787

 

Close Encounters:  Allred, Katherine.

At the behest of the Bureau of Alien Affairs, Kiera, a special GEP agent with "superhero" strength, must protect a race of beautiful, exotic aliens - including their magnetic ruler - from extinction and discover what there is on Orpheus Two that the powerful Dynatec corporation feels is worth killing for.

ORDER # S309-3   $16-90   ISBN 9780061672422

 

Dawn of War II Extermination (Warhammer 40,000):  Roberson, Chris.

Arriving on a deserted world to recruit more warriors to their Chapter, the Blood Ravens Space Marines find something deadlier than alien orks - the tyranids - in this tie-in to the THQ Dawn of War II computer game.

ORDER # S309-4   $16-90   ISBN 9781844166862

 

Gunheads: An Imperial Guard Novel (Warhammer 40,000):  Parker, Steve.

Sergeant Wulfe and his armored tank company, the Gunheads, must locate and retrieve the Fortress of Arrogance, a battle tank that belonged to the legendary hero Commissar Yarrick, on the alien world of Golgoltha, and get out alive.

ORDER # S309-5   $16-90   ISBN 9781844166985

 

Emperor (Time's Tapestr):  Baxter, Stephen.

This alternate history epic traces the rise of a powerful family whose successes are linked to an ancient prophecy that guides their financial and political choices, in a tale that begins with a Celtic noble's betrayal and culminates in the fall of the Roman empire.

ORDER # S309-6   $16-90   ISBN 9780441017034

 

The Holy Machine:  Beckett, Chris.

When Illyria, a scientific utopia founded as a refuge from a wave of religious fundamentalism sweeping the planet, starts becoming as closed-minded and stifling as the religion-dominated world outside, George Simling, the sone of a former geneticist, must find a way to stop it.

ORDER # S309-7   $16-90   ISBN 9780843962048

 

Kingdoms of the Night:  Cole, Allan & Bunch, Chris.

In the third book in the fantasy-adventure series, a beautiful stranger brings Amalric Antero news of the Kingdoms of the Night, the last bulwark between civilization and evil powers from an alien world.

ORDER # S309-8   $16-90   ISBN 9780843962031

 

Open Secrets (Star Trek: Vanguard):  Ward, Dayton & Dilmore, Kevin.

A latest installment in the Vanguard series follows the events of Reap the Whirlwind and follows the establishment of a new commander at Starbase 47 during the former commander's trial for treason, a situation that is further complicated by escalating tensions with the Klingons.

ORDER # S309-9   $16-90   ISBN 9781416547921

 

Other Earths:  Ed by Nick Gevers & Jay Lake.

Featuring contributions from Stephen Baxter, Liz Williams, and Alastair Reynolds, this collection of eleven original stories explores the many possible directions our world could follow if certain key events never happened or were changed in a way that would impact our history.

ORDER # S309-10   $16-90   ISBN 9780756405465

 

The Ruby Dice:  Asaro, Catherine.

Despite their own aversion to war, the leaders of two powerful interstellar empires - Jaibriol, head of the Eubian Concord, and Kelric, ruler of the Skolian Imperialate - find their realms plunging toward the possibility of devastating conflict as each man desperately hides a secret that could bring about his downfall, in a new novel in the Skolian Empire series.

ORDER # S309-11   $16-90   ISBN 9781416591580

 

Tales of Heresy (The Horus Heresy):  Kyme, Nick & Priestly, Lindsey, eds.

A new collection of The Horus Heresy stories sheds new light on characters and events from the pivotal time when Horus the Warmaster rebelled against the Emperor, and civil war raged across the galaxy, nearly destroying the Imperium.

ORDER # S309-12   $16-90   ISBN 9781844166824

 

When the Tide Rises:  Drake, David.

Unable to field enough battleships to deal with all the crises in its wars with the Alliance, the Republic of Cinnabar sends Commander Daniel Leary and his friend, spy Adele Mundy, to the Bagarian cluster to assist in its rebellion against the Alliance, but the pair soon discovers that the worst threat to the rebellion is the treacherous politicians leading it.

ORDER # S309-13   $16-90   ISBN 9781416591566

 

The Valley-Westside War:  Turtledove, Harry.

In an alternate-reality tale in which the merchants of our world secretly visit parallel universes to trade for much-needed resources, the discovery of a universe beset by a 1967 atomic war prompts an investigation into what went wrong.

ORDER # S309-14   $16-90   ISBN 9780765353801

 

Transhuman:  Van Name, Mark L. & Weisskopf, T. K. F.

Some of the world's leading science fiction authors explore the cutting-edge world of future technology as the the rules that define what it means to be human are changed forever, in stories by Wil McCarthy, Esther Friesner, James P. Hogan, David D. Levine, Dave Freer, Wen Spencer, Mark L. Van Name, and other notables.

ORDER # S309-15   $16-90   ISBN 9781416591467

 

Blue Diablo:  Aguirre, Ann.

Hiding out in Mexico City, Corine Solomon, a handler who can touch something and know its history - and sometimes, its future - must help her ex Chance find someone dear to both of them who has gone missing in a strange, dark world of demons, witchcraft, and black magic.

ORDER # S309-16   $16-90   ISBN 9780451462640

 

The Court of the Air:  Hunt, Stephen.

Targeted for their possession of a magical secret that has forced them into lives of hardship, street-wise Molly and sheltered Oliver find themselves on the run in the company of outlaws and spies who assist their efforts to counter ancient enemies of the state.

ORDER # S309-17   $16-90   ISBN 9780765360229

 

Curse the Dawn:  Chance, Karen.

When most of the supernatural power players - including her creator Apollo - want to see her six feet under, Cassandra Palmer, an all-powerful Pythia and chief clairvoyant, needs the protection of the Vampire Senate, which forces her into an alliance with sexy master vampire Mircea.

ORDER # S309-18   $16-90   ISBN 9780451412706

 

Dragon Mage:  Norton, Andre & Rabe, Jean.

Orphaned teenager Shilo stumbles upon a set of dragon puzzles that could hold the key to her father's tales of dragons and magic, but when she mixes and matches the pieces of the puzzle, she is whisked back to ancient Babylon.

ORDER # S309-19   $16-90   ISBN 9780765355775

 

The Firebrand:  Bradley, Marion Zimmer.

After spending a year riding with the Amazon tribes, Kassandra, royal princess of Troy, returns to her city to dedicate herself to being a priestess of Apollo, in this retelling of the story of the Trojan War.

ORDER # S309-20   $16-90   ISBN 9780451462657

 

From Dead to Worse:  Harris, Charlaine.

In the wake of hurricane Katrina and the explosion at the vampire summit, Louisiana cocktail waitress Sookie Stackhouse confronts the disappearance of her boyfriend Quinn and dramatic changes in the paranormal world of the vampires and weres.

ORDER # S309-21   $16-90   ISBN 9780441017010

 

Honourkeeper (Warhammer):  Kyme, Nick.

After forging a prosperous trade pact, King Bagrik of the dwarfs and Prince Ithalred of the elves join forces for vengeance against the Northmen, in retribution for the slaying of the king's son in the elf city of Tor Eorfith.

ORDER # S309-22   $16-90   ISBN 9781844166848

 

A Kiss Before the Apocalypse:  Sniegoski, Thomas E.

An angel who has chosen to renounce Heaven to live on Earth, Boston private detective Remy Chandler must put his unique talents to work when his angelic former colleagues enlist his assistance to help find a missing Angel of Death, and he uncovers a conspiracy aimed at destroying the entire human race.

ORDER # S309-23   $16-90   ISBN 9780451462596

 

Magic Strikes:  Andrews, Ilona.

When her werewolf friend Derek is attacked and left for dead, mercenary Kate Daniels investigates and stumbles upon a dark plot, involving a secret no-holds-barred, ultimate preternatural fighting tournament - a discovery that could forever alter the face of Atlanta's shapeshifting community.

ORDER # S309-24   $16-90   ISBN 9780441017027

 

Shadow Gate: (Crossroads: 02):  Elliott, Kate.

In the wake of the defeat of a horde of invaders led by a rogue Guardian, new turmoil threatens the world of the Hundred, when three new Guardians emerge, launching an internecine struggle among the immortals, with the fate of the entire world and its gods at stake.

ORDER # S309-25   $16-90   ISBN 9780765349316

 

Renegade's Magic: (Soldier Son: 03):  Hobb, Robin.

A conclusion to the trilogy that began with Shaman's Crossing and Forest Mage finds wrongfully convicted Nevare Burvelle surrendering himself to the Speck magic with which he has been cursed, a decision that renders him subject to a violent alter ego.

ORDER # S309-26   $16-90   ISBN 9780060758301

 

Shadowplay:  Williams, Tad.

While behind the Shadowline, Prince Barrick must solve the mystery of his past to fulfill his destiny and help his twin sister reclaim their family's throne, while old magics resurface, revealing a plot orchestrated by the gods, fairies, and mortals to spread devastation across the entire world.

ORDER # S309-27   $16-90   ISBN 9780756405441

 

 
Large Size Paperbacks
The Sam Gunn Omnibus:  Bova, Ben.

An omnibus anthology brings together the complete adventures of Sam Gunn, a visionary astronaut, scoundrel, and venture capitalist, as he comes to the aid of twin sisters trapped in the "virtual sex" trade, prepares to sue the Pope, and goes on trial for his life on charges of interplanetary genocide, in a volume that includes three tales never-before-collected in book form.

ORDER # S309-28   $37-90   ISBN 9780765316202 

 

Viewpoints Critical: Selected Stories:  Modesitt, L.E., Jr.

Spanning the full career of the acclaimed fantasy and science fiction author, a collection of short fiction, written from the 1970s to the present day, includes early tales from Analog and other period journals, as well as three never-before-published works - "Black Ordermage " from the Recluse universe, "Beyond the Obvious Wind," and "Always Outside the Lines."

ORDER # S309-29   $28-90   ISBN 9780765318589 

 

Beyond the Blue Event Horizon:  Pohl, Frederik.

A Hugo Award-finalist sequel to Gateway finds its protagonist financing a deep-space expedition in the hopes of ending a humanity-threatening famine, a journey that is complicated by a human child and a threatening alien civilization that is headed toward Earth.

ORDER # S309-30   $27-90   ISBN 9780765321770 

 

Treason (Star Trek: New Frontier):  David, Peter.

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A tale set three years after the events of Missing in Action finds captain Mackenzie Calhoun and the crew of the U.S.S. Excalibur attempting to manage uprisings and power struggles in the New Thallonian Protectorate in the aftermath of a high-profile murder.

ORDER # S309-31   $28-90   ISBN 9780743429610 

 

Dragons Luck:  Asprin, Robert.

Put in charge of an important gambling operation in the French Quarter and becoming the new head dragon, Griffen McCandles becomes a target of others who wish to take his place; but when the ghost of a voodoo queen gives him an important task, Griffen knows that this will be the perfect opportunity to put the other dragons in their place once and for all.

ORDER # S309-32   $27-90   ISBN 9780441016808 

 

Dancing on the Head of a Pin:  Sniegoski, Thomas E.

When a large collection of ancient weaponry with special powers is stolen from a dubious collector, fallen angel Remy Chandler races into action to get them back before they fall into the wrong hands and puts the future of both Heaven and Earth in jeopardy.

ORDER # S309-33   $26-90   ISBN 9780451462510 

 

The Mage:  Johnson, Jean.

In this final addition to the Sons of Destiny series, Johnson and his bride-to-be must work together to resolve the greatest problem his family has ever faced in this fantastic thriller filled with curses, dark prophecies, magic, and fated mates.

ORDER # S309-34   $27-90   ISBN 9780425225943 

 

Ghostland:  Strong, Jory.

Summoning the powerful Djinn prince Zurael en Caym in the hopes of saving a wealthy man's mistress in a mystical world, Aisling's life becomes endangered when he plots to use her as bait to secure an ancient tablet for himself.

ORDER # S309-35   $27-90   ISBN 9780425226063 

 

Some Girls Bite:  Neill, Chloe.

When graduate student Merit was attacked by a vampire, her life was saved by yet another who decided to turn her into the walking dead, yet trying to figure out her place at Hyde Park mansion amongst her new vampire friends is becoming quite challenging, especially after she determines that she is still being targeted by an unknown entity.

ORDER # S309-36   $26-90   ISBN 9780451226259 

 

Nebula Awards Showcase 2009:  Datlow, Ellen.

A collection of the best of this year's science fiction and fantasy tales, including the Nebula-award-winning novella and several runner-up stories, along with essays, commentaries, and predictions about the genre.

ORDER # S309-37   $28-90   ISBN 9780451462558 

 

Hardcover Titles
Storm Front (Dresden Files: 01):  Butcher, Jim.

A modern-day mage and consultant to the Chicago police, wizard Harry Dresden finds his stale life suddenly enlivened when he is called to share his expertise in the investigation into a grisly double murder, a crime that reveals the presence of a rival who practices the darkest of black arts, in a GRAPHIC-NOVEL ADAPTATION OF THE BEST-SELLING NOVEL. Illustrations.

ORDER # S309-38   $44-90   ISBN 9780345506399 

 

Contact with Chaos:  Williamson, Michael Z.

When an exploration ship from Freehold discovers a planet with intelligent life, corporations fight with idealistic do-gooders to keep the inhabitants, called Ithkuil, in their unspoiled state of nature - but the natives might not be as primitive as they seemed.

ORDER # S309-39   $46-90   ISBN 9781416591542 

 

Genesis:  Beckett, Bernard.

Facing a gruelling day-long examination in the hopes of gaining entry into her utopian society's elite governing institution, Anax is astonished to discover that the history of her world that she has been studying is not actually true, a finding that forces her to contemplate difficult questions about the nature of consciousness and the rights of humanity in the face of complex artificial intelligence technology.

ORDER # S309-40   $37-90   ISBN 9780547225494 

 

Turn Coat (The Dresden Files):  Butcher, Jim.

Accused of treason against the Wizards of the White Council, Warden Morgan goes in search of Harry Dresden in a desperate attempt to clear his name and stop the deadly punishment from taking place in this latest thrilling addition to the Dresden Files series.

ORDER # S309-41   $47-90   ISBN 9780451462565 

 

The Wolverine Files:  Barr, Mike W.

Timed to coincide with the release of X-Men: Origins:
Wolverine, a collection of top-selected Wolverine comics explores his background and the challenges he faces as the team's most reluctant member, in a fan's collectible that covers everything from his creation by the WEAPON X project to his relationships with fellow mutants. Illustrations.

ORDER # S309-42   $75-90   ISBN 9781439100141 

 

Arthas (World of Warcraft):  Golden, Christie.

A tale inspired by one of the record-breaking video game's most notorious villains reveals his origins and dark purpose; in an epic adventure that incorporates elements from Blizzard's expansion set, Wrath of the Lich King. By the author of Warcraft: Lord of the Clans.

ORDER # S309-43   $47-90   ISBN 9781416550778 

 

Fire Raiser:  Rawn, Melanie.

Relocating to Holly's ancestral home in Pocahontas County to raise their children, manipulative Spellbinder Holly McClure and sheriff Evan Lachlan investigate magically set church arson fires that Evan suspects are linked to the new owners of an upscale inn.

ORDER # S309-44   $47-90   ISBN 9780765315335 

 

Corambis:  Monette, Sarah.

A thrilling conclusion to this fantasy series as Melusine returns to Corambis to face his judgment while Kay ventures to Summerdown to find an ancient magical device in the hope of restoring the monarchy to his country.

ORDER # S309-45   $47-90   ISBN 9780441015962 

 

Longeye:  Lee, Sharon & Miller, Steve.

In this sequel to Duainfey, the devious and magical Altimere seeks help from the half-human, half-Fey Rebecca Beauvelley to battle Zaldore and the Ranger Longeye to foil the upstart Queen and regain control of Vaitura.

ORDER # S309-46   $47-90   ISBN 9781416591535 

 

A Forthcoming Wizard:  Nye, Jody Lynn.

Forced to fulfil her late brother's apprenticeship to a great wizard, halfling Tildi Summerbee is assigned to protect a magical book that has changed the existences of everything Tildi has known in accordance with written revisions.

ORDER # S309-47   $49-90   ISBN 9780765314345 

 

The Revolution Business (Merchant Princes: 05):  Stross, Charles.

A latest instalment in the series that includes The Merchants' War and The Clan Corporate finds the army of the Clan locked in a fortress under siege that coexists in two parallel universes - a situation that is further complicated by Miriam's prospects for succeeding the fallen Duke Angbard.

ORDER # S309-48   $47-90   ISBN 9780765316721 

 

Rides a Dread Legion (Demonwar: 01):  Feist, Raymond

When representatives from the besieged world of Laromendis arrive, claiming that Midkemia is the lost home world of the elves, the magician Pug and the Conclave of Shadows receive the elves as potential allies in the hopes of conquering a demonic common enemy.

ORDER # S309-49   $48-90   ISBN 9780061468360 

 

The Stranger:  Frei, Max. Trans by Mary C. Gannon.

A first instalment of a best-selling series in Russia follows the adventures of a vice-driven loafer who becomes a celebrity in a magical parallel universe because of his membership in an enchanted secret agent organization and his talent for solving extravagant and imaginative cases.

ORDER # S309-50   $56-90   ISBN 9781590200650 

 

 
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