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The Gladiator: Crosstime Traffic:  Turtledove, Harry.

Growing up in an alternate-world Milan in which the Soviet Union won the Cold War and spread communism throughout the planet, teens Gianfranco and Annarita struggle with high pressure and boredom that worsens when their favorite gaming store is abruptly shut down, a situation that reveals that the store had been operated by a time traveller from a democratic world.

ORDER # S908-1   $15-90   ISBN 0765353792


Dragon Harper: New Novel of Pern:  McCaffrey, Anne

As a deadly epidemic sweeps across the land of Pern, only Kindan, a young apprentice to the guild of musicians and teachers known as the Harpers, recognizes the imminent peril of the arrival of the dreaded Thread and must come up with a way to stop the illness from spreading and to protect the dragonriders before the Thread returns.

ORDER # S908-2   $15-90   ISBN 0345480317


Gods of Night (Star Trek: Destiny):  Mack, David.

Determined to put a stop to the Borg's devastating attacks on planet after planet, Starfleet sends Captain Picard to put an end to the destruction, while Captain Riker and the Titan follow a trail to a remote world and a Starfleet captain long thought dead, and Captain Ezri Dax investigates the wreck of an Earth starship missing in action for more than two centuries.

ORDER # S908-3   $15-90   ISBN 1416551719


Necropath:  Brown, Eric.

Employed by authorities at the Bengal Station spaceport to monitor incoming craft from the stars, Jeff Vaughan, a jaded telepath, discovers the Church of the Adoration of the Chosen One, a sinister cult that worships an enigmatic alien god and that will kill anyone who opposes their beliefs.

ORDER # S908-4   $15-90   ISBN 1844166023


Pyramid Power:  Flint, Eric & Freer, Dave.

In the sequel to Pyramid Scheme, the alien pyramidal device sent by the invading Krin to dominate Earth has been sitting inactive in the middle of Chicago, until a power-hungry Washington bureaucrat sends the survivors of the first expedition back into the pyramid, which hurtles them into the world of the Norse gods.

ORDER # S908-5   $15-90   ISBN 141655596X


Patrimony: A Pip & Flinx Adventure:  Foster, Alan Dean.

In the penultimate volume in the long-running science fiction series featuring the interstellar adventures of Flinx and his mini-drag sidekick Pip, Philip Lynx finally gets the chance to uncover the true identity of his father, journeying to the out-of-the-way planet of Gestalt to find the key to Flinx's mysterious past.

ORDER # S908-6   $15-90   ISBN 0345485084


The Universe Twister:  Laumer, Keith. Ed by Eric Flint.

Hurtled into the exotic world of Artesia thanks to an experiment with self-hypnosis, Lafayette O'Leary must contend with a variety of bizarre creatures, including hungry dragons, as he uncovers the secret of multiple universes, in a trilogy of novels of cross-dimensional adventure - The Time Bender, The World Shuffler, and The Shape Changer.

ORDER # S908-7   $15-90   ISBN 1416555978


Vorpal Blade:  Ringo, John & Taylor, Travis S.

In the sequel to Into the Looking Glass, maverick physicist William Weaver and tough SEAL Chief Adams head for the stars aboard the SSBN Nebraska, which has been converted into a warp-drive ship, where they and the Force Recon Marines take on a new cadre of alien monsters.

ORDER # S908-8   $15-90   ISBN 1416555862


War Machine: A Combat-K Novel:  Remic, Andy.

Working as a private detective on a planet at the fringes of the Tri-Gal in the wake of his family's tragic deaths, Keegan, a debt-ridden, alcoholic ex-soldier, heads for a violent colony world with members of his old military unit at the behest of a prince from the Jervai Province, who offers him clues to his family's killer in exchange for the assignment.

ORDER # S908-9   $15-90   ISBN 1844165914


Collected Short Fiction of C. J. Cherryh:  Cherryh, C. J.

Vividly creating many worlds - mystical, alien, and futuristic - an electrifying collection of short stories, novellas, and novelettes from a modern master of science fiction and fantasy includes "Cassandra," the Hugo Award-winning tale of a woman plagued by prophetic madness.

ORDER # S908-10   $16-90   ISBN 0756405262 


Extraordinary Engines: The Definitive Steampunk Anthology:  Gevers, Nick, ed.

Bringing together original works from leading science fiction and fantasy authors, a collection of short stories that blend Victoriana with modern technology features contributions by Stephen Baxter, Michael Moorcock, Brian Stableford, Hal Duncan, Jay Lake, Paul Di Filippo, Ian R. MacLeod, and other notable authors.

ORDER # S908-11   $15-90   ISBN 1844166007


Fantasy: The Best of the Year, 2008 Edition:  Horton, Rich

Featuring contributions from some of the genre's greatest authors, such as Andy Duncan, Karen Joy Fowler, Kelly Link, Garth Nix, and Holly Phillips, this collection showcases the best fantasy prose written in 2007.

ORDER # S908-12   $15-90   ISBN 0843959266


The Many Faces of Van Helsing:  Cavelos, Jeanne, ed.

An all-original anthology of short stories captures the diverse faces and feats of Van Helsing, the famed vampire hunter from Bram Stoker's Dracula, in works by such authors as Katherine Dunn, Elizabeth Hand, Kathe Koja, Tanith Lee, Kristine Katherine Rusch, F. Paul Wilson, Christopher Golden, Graham Joyce, and others.

ORDER # S908-13   $15-90   ISBN 0441016472


Witch High:  Little, Denise, ed.

Featuring contributions from Laura Resnick, Jody Lynn Nye, Karen Fox, and Diane Duane, this enchanting collection of fourteen original tales explores the many challenges students of the magical arts face in Salem Township Public High School, from a bully with magical powers to perfecting the right spell for studying - and passing - exams.

ORDER # S908-14   $15-90   ISBN 0756405130


Air Apparent (Xanth):  Anthony, Piers.

The mysterious disappearance of the Good Magician Humfrey's son Hugo sends a diverse group of characters - Debra, a cursed young girl; Hugo's blind but sensitive wife Wira; Happy and Fray, two storm-spirits; Nimbus, the Demon Xanth's own son; and the Random Factor, an enigmatic outlaw - off on a dangerous and madcap pair of parallel quests.

ORDER # S908-15   $15-90   ISBN 0765343134


Confessor:  Goodkind, Terry.

In the epic conclusion of the best-selling Sword of Truth series, the world is on the brink of descending into total chaos, confusion, and darkness, with evil threatening to overwhelm everything and the people on the verge of savagery, while Richard confronts his own guilt over the situation and struggles to deal with the loss of the one person he loves.

ORDER # S908-16   $16-90   ISBN 0765354306 


The Heir of Kayolin (Dwarf Home: 02):  Niles, Douglas.

With dark magicians and ruthless fanatics locked in a battle to the death in the depths of Thorbardin, Brandon Bluestone returns to Kayolin, aided by a beautiful dwarf priestess, to confront an ancient enemy, with the fate of the entire dwarven race hanging in the balance.

ORDER # S908-17   $15-90   ISBN 078695003X


Dragonhaven:  McKinley, Robin.

When Jake Mendoza, who lives in the Smokehill National Park where his father runs the Makepeace Institute of Integrated Dragon Studies, goes on his first solo overnight in the park, he finds an infant dragon whose mother has been killed by a poacher.

ORDER # S908-18   $15-90   ISBN 044101643X


Merchants' War (Merchant Princes: 04):  Stross, Charles

In the sequel to The Clan Corporate, Miriam seeks refuge from the machinations of both the Clan and their opponents by escaping to yet another world, only to discover that there is a nasty war going on in the Gruinmarkt world of the Clan and that unexpected perils await her.

ORDER # S908-19   $15-90   ISBN 0765355892


Key to Redemption:  Gryphon, Talia.

When her lover, master vampire Aleksei Rachlav, offers his home as a safe haven for those paramortals who stand against Dracula's army, fighter and healer Gillian Key finds their relationship strained by the new clients he has brought to her and by the return of an old enemy.

ORDER # S908-20   $15-90   ISBN 0441016448


Once Upon a Dreadful Time:  McKiernan, Dennis L.

When the evil witch Hradian launches a scheme to free her master from his prison in the Castle of Shadows, she unleashes deadly forces that could have unforeseen consequences, unless the heroes of Winterwood, Summerwood, Springwood, and Autumnwood can join forces to stop her.

ORDER # S908-21   $15-90   ISBN 0451461959


Midnight's Daughter:  Chance, Karen.

Dorina Besarab, a dhampir - half human, half vampire - has managed to control her violent rages until her father comes back into her life and wants her to work with a gorgeous master vampire to put Dracula back into the prison from which he has just escaped.

ORDER # S908-22   $15-90   ISBN 0451412621


Personal Demon (Women of the Otherworld):  Armstrong, Kelley.

Hope Adams, a gorgeous half-demon determined to use her powerful gifts only for good, undertakes a dangerous mission on behalf of the Cortez Cabal to infiltrate a Miami gang of bored, wealthy, and troublemaking supernaturals, but when she becomes entangled in their plots, she is forced to turn to her crooked werewolf ex-boyfriend and the heir to the Cortez Cabal for assistance.

ORDER # S908-23   $15-90   ISBN 0553588206


Priestess of Avalon:  Bradley, Marion Zimmer & Paxton, Diana L.

Known to the Romans as Helena on the holy isle of Avalon, British princess Eilan fulfils her destiny to bridge the pagan world of the goddess and the new Christian empire founded by her own son, Constantine, and when she travels to the Holy Land she discovers a truth that transcends all religion.

ORDER # S908-24   $15-90   ISBN 0451462394


Reader and Raelynx:  Shinn, Sharon.

A magic wielder and mystic, Cammon must put aside his growing feelings for Princess Amalie to offer readings of the souls of her prospective suitors for any potential threats and begins to suspect that Amalie herself may possess magical powers, a revelation that could endanger her life and plunge the entire kingdom into chaos.

ORDER # S908-25   $15-90   ISBN 0441016456


Reserved for the Cat: An Elemental Masters Novel:  Lackey, Mercedes.

Alone and penniless, talented dancer Ninette Dupond finds her luck changing when she meets a cat who, speaking to her mind-to-mind, orders her to impersonate a renowned Russian ballerina who is missing, plunging her into the middle of a war against the darkest - and most evil - Elemental Spirit.

ORDER # S908-26   $15-90   ISBN 0756404886


Thunderer:  Gilman, Felix.

When an innocent wandering monk accidentally unleashes a dark power, the city of Ararat will be forever changed, as will the lives of two powerful men - Captain Arlandes, the troubled commander of Thunderer, the airship patrolling the skies over Ararat, and his nemesis, Jack Silk, a god-touched rebel leader.

ORDER # S908-27   $15-90   ISBN 055359110X


Son of a Witch:  Maguire, Gregory.

A sequel to the Broadway musical-inspiring Wicked returns readers to the land of Oz, where adolescent Liir is discovered ten years after the melting of the witch Elphaba, attended by the mysterious foundling Candle, and called upon to locate his half-sister, Nor.

ORDER # S908-28   $15-90   ISBN 0061714739


When Night Falls (Lanternlight Files: 02):  DeWolf, Parker.

Taking on a seemingly simple job, troubleshooter-for-hire Ulther Whitsun suddenly finds himself caught in the middle of a revolution that threatens to ignite all of Sharn, the City of Towers, and confronted by a series of senseless massacres, betrayal, and intrigue that could destroy him.

ORDER # S908-29   $15-90   ISBN 0786947926


The Way of Shadows:  Weeks, Brent.

Determined to escape the Warrens, Azoth seeks out Durzo Blint, the city's most ruthless assassin, to persuade him to take him on as an apprentice and to teach him the deadly Way of Shadows, in the first volume in a new fantasy trilogy.

ORDER # S908-30   $15-90   ISBN 0316033677


Making Money:  Pratchett, Terry.

Prisoner-turned-postal worker Moist von Lipwig tackles a new assignment in a different branch of the government through which he is directed to oversee the printing of Ankh-Morpork's first paper currency, a job with unexpected challenges.

ORDER # S908-31   $15-90   ISBN 0061161659


Large Size Paperbacks
The Planeswalker's Guide to Alara (A Magic: The Gathering Field Guide):   Beyer, Doug & Helland, Jenna.

A meticulously illustrated guide to Magic: The Gathering® describes the multiverse world of the planeswalker, an powerful immortal wizard with access to the vast secrets of the many planes of existence, in a guide that includes behind-the-scenes concept art and insider's information. Illustrations.

ORDER # S908-32   $23-90   ISBN 0786951249 


Stargate: Atlantis: Official Companion Season 4:  Gosling, Sharon.

Provides an authoritative companion to the fourth season of the popular science fiction television series, in a volume that features behind-the-scenes interviews with cast and crew, a complete episode guide, and dozens of photographs, many in color. Illustrations.

ORDER # S908-33   $21-90   ISBN 1845767144 


The Killing of Worlds (Succession: 02):  Westerfeld, Scott.

In the sequel to The Risen Empire, Captain Laurent Zai embarks on a suicide mission to stop the next invasion of the Rix, machine-augmented humans dedicated to the destruction of the immortal Emperor with their own eternal cybernetic dynasty, while his lover, Senator Nara Oxham, faces off against the Emperor himself.

ORDER # S908-34   $21-90   ISBN 0765320525 


Caine Black Knife:  Stover, Matthew.

A street thug turned superstar and master assassin, Caine has become a living legend because of his single-handed extermination of the fierce Black Knives, in an action-packed adventure that reveals the truth behind the myth.

ORDER # S908-35   $20-90   ISBN 0345455878 


The Serrano Connection:  Moon, Elizabeth.

Esmay Suiza's ambitions are challenged when she finds herself the senior surviving officer in a mutiny against a traitorous captain, in Once a Hero, and in Rules of Engagement, she becomes a suspect in Brun's capture by a religious militia movement, while a pregnant Brun struggles to survive her captors, in two space adventures.

ORDER # S908-36   $21-90   ISBN 1416555951 


The Wit and Wisdom of Discworld:  Pratchett, Terry. Comp by Stephen Briggs.

A compendium of favorite quips and quotes from the popular Discworld series is organized under such categories as characters, places, and magical concepts.

ORDER # S908-37   $21-90   ISBN 0061370517 


The Phoenix Guards:  Brust, Steven.

Together with three loyal friends, Khaavren of the House of Tiassa joins the Emperor's guards in search of adventure and fortune, only to find himself involved in treacherous Imperial politics, as he and his faithful band become the sole hope of the Dragaeran Empire.

ORDER # S908-38   $21-90   ISBN 0765319659 


Cast in Fury:  Sagara, Michelle.

When a minority race of telepaths is suspected of causing a near-devastating tidal wave, Private Kaylin Neya, called in to ease racial tensions, tries to stay neutral but finds herself drawn into a world of politics and murder where even her magic will not save her.

ORDER # S908-39   $21-90   ISBN 0373802692 


The Children of Húrin:  Tolkien, J. R. R. Ed by Christopher Tolkien. Illus by Alan Lee.

From the best-selling author of The Hobbit and the Lord of the Rings trilogy comes an action-packed fantasy adventure saga, set in the early days of Middle-earth, in which humans and elves, dwarves and dragons, orcs and dark sorcerers clash in an epic battle between good and evil. Reprint. Illustrations.

ORDER # S908-40   $21-90   ISBN 0547086059 


Wounds (Star Trek: Corps of Engineers):  Bick, Ilsa J.

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A latest compilation of stories from the best-selling eBook series finds Corsi, Soloman, and Gomez struggling with demons from their past while endeavoring to solve a murder aboard the starship da Vinci and heal the scars of a pre-warp Dominion-occupied planet.

ORDER # S908-41   $22-90   ISBN 1416589090 


Two to the Fifth (Xanth):  Anthony, Piers.

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When a powerful magical bird seizes control of Xanth by magically eliminating all who would counter him, the Good Magician Humphrey enlists half-human playwright Cyrus the Cyborg in a covert effort that involves disguising the magical princesses Melody, Harmony, and Rhythm as actresses.

ORDER # S908-42   $38-90   ISBN 0765319357 


Hardcover Titles
Crusade (Destroyermen: 02):  Anderson, Taylor.

Hurtled through time and space from the World War II Pacific Lieutenant Commander Matthew Reddy and the crew of the USS Walker find themselves in a strange alternate world where they and the destroyer Mahan ally themselves with the Lemurians in their battle against the warlike reptilian Grik, who have seized control of the Japanese battleship Amagi.

ORDER # S908-43   $38-90   ISBN 0451462300 


Ex-KOP:  Hammond, Warren.

Desperate for money for his wife's medical bills, former police officer Juno agrees to help his ex-partner, Maggie Orzo, with a difficult case involving a death-row inmate whom Maggie suspects may be innocent, an investigation that is complicated by Maggie's violent new partner.

ORDER # S908-44   $38-90   ISBN 0765312743 


Quofum: The Commonwealth:  Foster, Alan Dean.

Sent on an exploratory expedition to a distant planetary system outside the Commonwealth, an AI probe is stunned by the sudden materialization of an entirely new planet known as Quofum, populated by extraordinary inhabitants whose intentions are quite mysterious, in an interstellar adventure set in the world of Pip and Flinx.

ORDER # S908-45   $38-90   ISBN 0345496051 


The January Dancer:  Flynn, Michael.

Drawing on themes from classic space opera works, a fast-paced tale follows the adventures of Captain Amos January and a host of rivals struggling to obtain an ancient pre-human artifact of great power that incites murderous actions in those who seek it.

ORDER # S908-46   $38-90   ISBN 0765318172 


The Serrano Connection:  Moon, Elizabeth.

Esmay Suiza's ambitions are challenged when she finds herself the senior surviving officer in a mutiny against a traitorous captain, in Once a Hero, and in Rules of Engagement, she becomes a suspect in Brun's capture by a religious militia movement, while a pregnant Brun struggles to survive her captors, in two space adventures.

ORDER # S908-46   $38-90   ISBN 1416555943 


When Duty Calls: Legion of the Damned:  Dietz, William

As Captain Antonio Santana and his crew of biobods and cyborgs confront overwhelming odds in the war with the Ramanthian, his true love, diplomat Christine Vanderveen must deal with growing shortages of supplies, treacherous allies, emotional upheaval, and the charismatic new president of the Clone Republic.

ORDER # S908-47   $38-90   ISBN 0441016324 


A Slow Train to Arcturus:  Flint, Eric & Freer, David.

Sending a spaceship to rendezvous with an enormous vessel made up of a series of globular habitats approaching its star system, the aliens find a savage race calling themselves "humans" who promptly slaughter the exploration team, except for a single survivor who escapes to another habitat, where he finds more friendly humans whose help he requires to get back to his own ship.

ORDER # S908-48   $38-90   ISBN 1416555854 


City of Jade: Mithgar:  McKiernan, Dennis L.

Aravan, captain of the Elven ship Eroean, his Magekind Seeress beloved Aylis, and his crew of men and dwarves embark on a perilous quest to find a long-lost, legendary city carved of precious jade, only to discover dark sorcery and death lurking amidst the treasure.

ORDER # S908-49   $38-90   ISBN 0451462319 


Death with Interruptions:  Saramago, José.

While Death sits in her apartment contemplating the world around her and wondering what would happen if she became human and fell in love, no one dies, raising concerns among politicians, religious leaders, doctors, morticians, and others as they confront the harsh realities of eternal life.

ORDER # S908-50   $38-90   ISBN 0151012741 


The Company: The War Is Never Over:  Parker, K. J.

Setting out to colonize an abandoned island in the hopes of a better life, five war veterans find their company threatened by a dark secret that reveals that the war is far from over.

ORDER # S908-51   $38-90   ISBN 0316038539 


Foundation (Collegium Chronicles):  Lackey, Mercedes.

Magpie, a thirteen-year-old orphan, escapes a life of slavery in the gem mines when he is chosen by one of the magical Companion horses of Valdemar to become a Herald, in which role he discovers talents that he never knew he had and witnesses the founding of the Heralds' Collegium, in a novel of the early history of Valdemar.

ORDER # S908-52   $39-90   ISBN 0756405246 


Gentleman Takes a Chance:  Hoyt, Sarah A.

In the sequel to Draw One in the Dark, Kyrie Smith, a young panther shape shifter, must decide whether she will stand with her fellow shifters or with humans, as she joins forces with police detective - and lion shifter - Rafiel Thrall to uncover who is responsible for killing large numbers of shifters.

ORDER # S908-53   $38-90   ISBN 1416555935 


Half a Crown:  Walton, Jo.

A final instalment in the alternate-world historical trilogy that began with Farthing and Ha'penny follows a 1960 peace conference that brings together the allied leaders of Britain, Germany, and Japan to oversee the final partition of the world, an effort that is challenged by coup-plotting street fighters.

ORDER # S908-54   $39-90   ISBN 0765316218 


Graceling:  Cashore, Kristin.

In a world where some people are born with extreme and often-feared skills called Graces, Katsa struggles for redemption from her own horrifying Grace, the Grace of killing, and teams up with another young fighter to save their land from a corrupt king.

ORDER # S908-55   $23-90   ISBN 015206396X 


The Knight of the Red Beard: Norton, Andre & Miller, Sasha.

Winning the love of the newly restored kingdom of NordornLand, rulers Ashen and Gaurin focus on raising their children, including power-hungry thirteen-year-old Elin, who pursues an alliance with the evil Ysa, and eleven-year-old Mikkel, who is taken prisoner after stowing away on a Sea-Rover ship.

ORDER # S908-56   $39-90   ISBN 0765307480 


The Hero of Ages (Mistborn: 03):  Sanderson, Brandon.

In a concluding instalment to the Mistborn trilogy, Emperor Elend Venture, having survived only to become a Mistborn himself, struggles to find clues by the Lord Ruler that will save his world, while a guilt-consumed Vin takes on a seemingly hopeless task of ending the cosmic power of the Ruin mystic force.

ORDER # S908-57   $40-90   ISBN 0765316897 


Living with the Dead (Women of the Otherworld):  Armstrong, Kelley.

When PR representative Robyn Peltier is framed for murder, half-demon tabloid reporter Hope Adams joins forces with necromancer homicide detective John Findlay to clear her name, taking on a ruthless killer who will stop at nothing - even revealing long hidden secrets - to achieve her own ends.

ORDER # S908-58   $37-90   ISBN 0553806645 


The Pirate King (Transitions: 2):  Salvatore, R. A.

When Captain Deudermont comes to the aid of the city of Luskan, which has become a safe haven for the Sword Coast's most dangerous pirates, dark elf Drizzt Do'Urden is drawn into the struggle to save the city from itself, in a fantasy adventure that will change the Forgetten Realms world forever.

ORDER # S908-59   $40-90   ISBN 0786949643 


Two to the Fifth (Xanth):  Anthony, Piers.

When a powerful magical bird seizes control of Xanth by magically eliminating all who would counter him, the Good Magician Humphrey enlists half-human playwright Cyrus the Cyborg in a covert effort that involves disguising the magical princesses Melody, Harmony, and Rhythm as actresses.

ORDER # S908-60   $38-90   ISBN 0765319357 



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