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The Art Of Michael Whelan by Michael Whelan

Title The Art of Michael Whelan
Author Michael Whelan
Publisher Bantam Dell Publishing Group
Release Date 1993
Category Art
Total Pages 200
ISBN 0553074474
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Award-winning artist Whelan has illustrated the work of almost every major author in speculative fiction. Here are featured all the artist's major recent paintings, as well as a series of 25 never-before-seen works produced especially for this book. Over 100 full-color reproductions.

Beyond Science Fiction by Michael Whelan

Title Beyond Science Fiction
Author Michael Whelan
Publisher Baby Tattoo Carnival of Astoun
Release Date 2017-11-02
Category Art
Total Pages 120
ISBN 1614040184
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Escape to thought-provoking realms and explore awe-inspiring vistas. Whelan's work is a blend of pop-culture-defining imagery and impassioned personal expression that resonates with sophisticated art collectors and his fellow artists. He is at the forefront of Alternative Realism as a contemporary art movement.

Wonderworks by Michael Whelan

Title Wonderworks
Author Michael Whelan
Publisher Walsworth Publishing Company
Release Date 1979
Category Art
Total Pages 119
ISBN 0915442744
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

A collection of 100 paintings by one of the foremost illustrators of fantasy and science fiction.

Synthetic Men Of Mars by Edgar Rice Burroughs

Title Synthetic Men of Mars
Author Edgar Rice Burroughs
Publisher eStar Books
Release Date 2012-02-01
Category Fiction
Total Pages 86
ISBN 9781612104881
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

"Synthetic men of mars" is the ninth book of the Edgar Rice Burroughs Martian series, this book was featured in the newspaper "Argosy Weekly" in six parts released in early 1939. Dejah Thoris, princess of Helium, is badly injured in a deadly collision of two space crafts. Ras Thavas returns as the Mastermind of Mars. Thavas creates a race of supermen on Mars that must be defeated before the entire planet faces a complete totalitarianism. This book was written in the perfect era on the brink of a World War, when the fear of world domination was close at hand.

Dragon Art by Graeme Aymer

Title Dragon Art
Author Graeme Aymer
Publisher Flame Tree Pub
Release Date 2009
Category Art
Total Pages 200
ISBN 1847863000
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

A survey of contemporary fantasy artwork, specifically of dragons - that popular of fantasy creatures. It features a 'Masters of Dragon Art' section that includes such favourites as Don Maitz and Bob Eggleton. It includes a discussion of dragons and fantasy art, alongside a selection of the best work out there at the moment.

All My Sins Remembered by Joe Haldeman

Title All My Sins Remembered
Author Joe Haldeman
Publisher Open Road Media
Release Date 2014-12-02
Category Fiction
Total Pages 224
ISBN 9781497692411
Language English, Spanish, and French
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In this powerful, provocative SF classic from the award-winning author of The Forever War, a young man of peace is transformed into an intergalactic killer. Once Otto McGavin was a kind and gentle soul; then he was recruited by the all-powerful Confederación. An ultrasecretive, government-linked organization, the Confederación’s stated mission of protecting threatened life, both human and alien, throughout the galaxy greatly appeals to the Anglo-Buddhist McGavin as he eagerly prepares to embark on a career of diplomacy and selfless works. But Otto’s new masters have other plans for the idealistic young recruit. Through a process of immersion therapy and hypnosis, and by encasing him in temporary bodies of plastiflesh, scientists can overlay Otto’s true persona with other ones, transforming him completely—body, mind, and soul—into the ruthlessly effective prime operator the Confederación wants him to be. But decades of interstellar subterfuge and violence, and years spent wearing the personae of spies and cold-blooded killers, must ultimately take their toll—and before he leaves behind the lives that have been cruelly thrust upon him, Otto McGavin will have to somehow come to terms with who he really is and the monstrous things he has done. One of the most powerful and thought-provoking stories from the Hugo and Nebula Award–winning author of Worlds and The Forever War, Joe Haldeman’s All My Sins Remembered is a stunning work of speculative fiction. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Joe Haldeman including rare images from the author’s personal collection.

Dragonsbane by Barbara Hambly

Title Dragonsbane
Author Barbara Hambly
Publisher Open Road Media
Release Date 2011-03-29
Category Fiction
Total Pages 342
ISBN 9781453216866
Language English, Spanish, and French
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An idealistic young prince convinces an aging warrior and a struggling witch to help him kill the dragon that is terrorizing his kingdom As a vicious dragon stalks the Southlands, Crown Prince Gareth ventures to the forbidding North in search of the only man who can kill it. He is Lord Aversin, the Dragonsbane, whose dragon-slaying days have won him renown across the land. But when Gareth finds Lord Aversin, he discovers the mighty hero is squat and bespectacled, the ruler of a mud-village who admits that he killed the dragon not with a lance, but with ignoble poison. Still, he’ll have to do. Gareth and Aversin set off in company with Jenny Waynest, a witch with great ambitions but disappointingly puny powers—a ragtag crew destined to become legendary, or die in the attempt. This ebook features an illustrated biography of Barbara Hambly, including rare photos and never-before-seen documents from the author’s personal collection.

Horn Crown by Andre Norton

Title Horn Crown
Author Andre Norton
Publisher Open Road Media
Release Date 2014-07-01
Category Fiction
Total Pages 255
ISBN 9781497656307
Language English, Spanish, and French
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The story of how humanity first came to the Witch World—and almost doomed themselves as they discovered the dangers of their new home. Long ago, after the Elder People deserted the place known as Witch World, a portal opened from another realm, bringing the people of Hallack to colonize the abandoned lands. But although the old inhabitants had gone, the Old Gods still existed to confound the new mortals beneath them. This is the story of the first ones: Elron the Clanless and Gathea the Wise Woman, who sought their own separate fates in this new mountainous country; Iynne of Garn whose clan ventured into an unknown land of power and was seduced by sinister magic; and Gunnora, the Amber Lady, and her fight against Raidhan, Lady of the Dark Moon. For any fan of the Witch World novels by Science Fiction Writers of America Grand Master Andre Norton, this is the must-have origin story for the adventures that have gripped lovers of sword and sorcery for generations. Horn Crown is the 5th book in the Witch World: High Hallack Cycle, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order.

Empire Of Grass by Tad Williams

Title Empire of Grass
Author Tad Williams
Publisher Penguin
Release Date 2019-05-07
Category Fiction
Total Pages 688
ISBN 9780698191495
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Set in Williams' New York Times bestselling fantasy world, the second book of The Last King of Osten Ard returns to the trials of King Simon and Queen Miriamele as threats to their kingdom loom... The kingdoms of Osten Ard have been at peace for decades, but now, the threat of a new war grows to nightmarish proportions. Simon and Miriamele, royal husband and wife, face danger from every side. Their allies in Hernystir have made a pact with the dreadful Queen of the Norns to allow her armies to cross into mortal lands. The ancient, powerful nation of Nabban is on the verge of bloody civil war, and the fierce nomads of the Thrithings grasslands have begun to mobilize, united by superstitious fervor and their age-old hatred of the city-dwellers. But as the countries and peoples of the High Ward bicker among themselves, battle, bloodshed, and dark magics threaten to pull civilizations to pieces. And over it all looms the mystery of the Witchwood Crown, the deadly puzzle that Simon, Miriamele, and their allies must solve if they wish to survive. But as the kingdoms of Osten Ard are torn apart by fear and greed, a few individuals will fight for their own lives and destinies—not yet aware that the survival of everything depends on them.

Knowing Darkness by George Beahm

Title Knowing Darkness
Author George Beahm
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 2010-03-01
Category Art
Total Pages 440
ISBN 1933618515
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

A Stephen King fan's wet dream.

Bearing An Hourglass by Piers Anthony

Title Bearing an Hourglass
Author Piers Anthony
Publisher Del Rey
Release Date 2012-02-14
Category Fiction
Total Pages 384
ISBN 9780307815620
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Like On a Pale Horse, this second, complete-in-itself novel of the Incarnations of Immortality is a richly imagined and always fascinating story. And again, Piers Anthony adds to his gripping plot a serious, though-provoking study of good and evil. When life seemed pointless to Norton, he accepted the position as the Incarnation of Time, even though it meant living backward from present to past. The other seemily all-powerful Incarnates of Immortality—Death, Fate, War, and Nature—made him welcome. Even Satan greeted him with gifts. But he soon discovered that the gifts were cunning traps. While he had been distracted, he had become enmeshed in a complex scheme of the Evil One to destroy all that was good. In the end, armed with only the Hourglass, Norton was forced to confront the immense power of Satan directly. And though Satan banished him to Hell, he was resolved to fight on.

Dragonwriter by Todd McCaffrey

Title Dragonwriter
Author Todd McCaffrey
Publisher BenBella Books, Inc.
Release Date 2013-08-06
Category Fiction
Total Pages 288
ISBN 9781937856830
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Science fiction Grand Master Anne McCaffrey and her work, particularly her Dragonriders of Pern series, are beloved by generations of readers. She was one of the first science fiction writers to appear on the New York Times bestseller list, the first woman to win the Hugo and Nebula Awards, and an inductee to the Science Fiction Hall of Fame. Her death in November 2011 was met with an outpouring of grief and memories from those whose lives her stories had touched. Edited by her son Todd, Dragonwriter collects McCaffrey's friends, fans, and professional admirers to remember and pay tribute to the pioneering science fiction author, from the way her love of music and horses influenced her work to her redefinition of the SF genre. Contributors include: ? Angelina Adams ? David Brin ? David Gerrold ? John Goodwin ? Janis Ian ? Alec Johnson ? Georgeanne Kennedy ? Mercedes Lackey ? Sharon Lee and Steve Miller ? Lois McMaster Bujold ? Elizabeth Moon ? Charlotte Moore ? Robert Neilson ? Jody Lynn Nye and Bill Fawcett ? Robin Roberts ? Elizabeth Ann Scarborough ? Wen Spencer ? Michael Whelan ? Richard J. Woods ? Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

Asimov S Science Fiction by Sheila Williams

Title Asimov s Science Fiction
Author Sheila Williams
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 2007
Category Fiction
Total Pages 349
ISBN 1892391473
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Book Summary:

Presents seventeen short stories originally published in the magazine "Asimov's science fiction" between 1977 and 2007.

Something In My Eye by Michael Whelan

Title Something in My Eye
Author Michael Whelan
Publisher Mark V. Ziesing
Release Date 1996-10-01
Category Fantasy in art
Total Pages 34
ISBN 0929480821
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Mystic Dragon by Jason Denzel

Title Mystic Dragon
Author Jason Denzel
Publisher Tor Books
Release Date 2018-07-17
Category Fiction
Total Pages 512
ISBN 9781466885691
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Mystic Dragon: The enchanting epic fantasy novel from Jason Denzel, the founder of Dragonmount. Seven years have passed since lowborn Pomella AnDone became an unlikely Mystic’s apprentice. Though she has achieved much in a short time, as a rare celestial event approaches, Pomella feels the burden of being a Mystic more than ever. The Mystical realm of Fayün is threatening to overtake the mortal world, and as the two worlds slowly blend together, the land is thrown into chaos. People begin to vanish or are killed outright, and Mystics from across the world gather to protect them. Among them is Shevia, a haunted and brilliant prodigy whose mastery of the Myst is unlike anything Pomella has ever seen. Shevia will challenge Pomella in every possible way, from her mastery of the Myst to her emotional connection with Pomella’s own friends—and as Shevia’s dark intentions become more clear, Pomella fears she may be unstoppable. At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Beowulf S Children by Larry Niven

Title Beowulf s Children
Author Larry Niven
Publisher Baen Books
Release Date 2020-03-03
Category Fiction
Total Pages 512
ISBN 9781625797582
Language English, Spanish, and French
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BOOK TWO IN THE CLASSIC HEOROT SERIES FROM GENRE LEGENDS LARRY NIVEN, JERRY POURNELLE, AND STEVEN BARNES. Some twenty years have passed since the passengers and crew of the starship Geographic established a colony on the hostile alien world of Avalon. In that time, a new generation has grown up in the peace and serenity of the island paradise of Camelot, ignorant of the Great Grendel Wars fought between their parents and grandparents and the monstrous inhabitants of Avalon. Now, under the influence of a charismatic leader, a group of young rebels makes for the mainland, intent on establishing their own colony, sure that they can vanquish any foe that should stand in their way. But they will soon discover that Avalon holds darker secrets still. At the publisher's request, this title is sold without DRM (Digital Rights Management). About Beowulf's Children: "Few writers have a finer pedigree than those here. . . . As one might suspect Beowulf's Children is seamless . . . absorbing, substantial . . . masterful novel."—Los Angeles Times "Panoramic SF adventure at its best."—Library Journal About prequel The Legacy of Heorot: "Page-turning action and suspense, good characterization and convincing setting . . . may be the best thing any of those authors has written.”—The Denver Post “Outstanding! . . . The best ever, by the best in the field . . . the ultimate combination of imagination and realism.”—Tom Clancy “Well written, action-packed and tension filled . . . makes Aliens look like a Disney nature film."—The Washington Post “Spine-tingling ecological tale of terror.”—Locus About Larry Niven & Jerry Pournelle: "Possibly the greatest science fiction novel I have ever read."—Robert A. Heinlein on The Mote in God's Eye About Larry Niven: “Larry Niven’s Ringworld remains one of the all-time classic travelogues of science fiction — a new and amazing world and fantastic companions.”—Greg Bear "Our premier hard SF writer.”—The Baltimore Sun"The scope of Larry Niven's work is so vast that only a writer of supreme talent could disguise the fact as well as he can."—Tom Clancy "Niven is a true master."—Frederik Pohl About Jerry Pournelle: "Jerry Pournelle is one of science fiction's greatest storytellers."—Poul Anderson "Jerry Pournelle's trademark is first-rate action against well-realized backgrounds of hard science and hardball politics."—David Drake "Rousing . . . The Best of the Genre."—The New York Times "On the cover . . . is the claim 'No. 1 Adventure Novel of the Year.' And well it might be."—Milwaukee Journal on Janissaries About Steven Barnes: “Brilliant, surprising, and devastating.”—David Mack “Sharp, observant and scary.”—Greg Bear "Profound and exhilarating."—Maurice Broaddus, author of The Knights of Breton Court “Barnes gives us characters that are vividly real people, conceived with insight and portrayed with compassion and rare skill and then he stokes the suspense up to levels that will make the reader miss sleep and be late for work.”—Tim Powers “[Barnes] combines imagination, anthropology and beautiful storytelling as he takes readers to the foot of the Great Mountain, today known as Mount Kilimanjaro.”—Durham Triangle Tribune on Great Sky Woman

The Way Of Kings by Brandon Sanderson

Title The Way of Kings
Author Brandon Sanderson
Publisher Tor Books
Release Date 2010-08-31
Category Fiction
Total Pages 1008
ISBN 9781429992800
Language English, Spanish, and French
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From #1 New York Times bestselling author Brandon Sanderson, The Way of Kings, Book One of the Stormlight Archive begins an incredible new saga of epic proportion. Roshar is a world of stone and storms. Uncanny tempests of incredible power sweep across the rocky terrain so frequently that they have shaped ecology and civilization alike. Animals hide in shells, trees pull in branches, and grass retracts into the soilless ground. Cities are built only where the topography offers shelter. It has been centuries since the fall of the ten consecrated orders known as the Knights Radiant, but their Shardblades and Shardplate remain: mystical swords and suits of armor that transform ordinary men into near-invincible warriors. Men trade kingdoms for Shardblades. Wars were fought for them, and won by them. One such war rages on a ruined landscape called the Shattered Plains. There, Kaladin, who traded his medical apprenticeship for a spear to protect his little brother, has been reduced to slavery. In a war that makes no sense, where ten armies fight separately against a single foe, he struggles to save his men and to fathom the leaders who consider them expendable. Brightlord Dalinar Kholin commands one of those other armies. Like his brother, the late king, he is fascinated by an ancient text called The Way of Kings. Troubled by over-powering visions of ancient times and the Knights Radiant, he has begun to doubt his own sanity. Across the ocean, an untried young woman named Shallan seeks to train under an eminent scholar and notorious heretic, Dalinar's niece, Jasnah. Though she genuinely loves learning, Shallan's motives are less than pure. As she plans a daring theft, her research for Jasnah hints at secrets of the Knights Radiant and the true cause of the war. The result of over ten years of planning, writing, and world-building, The Way of Kings is but the opening movement of the Stormlight Archive, a bold masterpiece in the making. Speak again the ancient oaths: Life before death. Strength before weakness. Journey before Destination. and return to men the Shards they once bore. The Knights Radiant must stand again. Other Tor books by Brandon Sanderson The Cosmere The Stormlight Archive The Way of Kings Words of Radiance Edgedancer (Novella) Oathbringer The Mistborn trilogy Mistborn: The Final Empire The Well of Ascension The Hero of Ages Mistborn: The Wax and Wayne series Alloy of Law Shadows of Self Bands of Mourning Collection Arcanum Unbounded Other Cosmere novels Elantris Warbreaker The Alcatraz vs. the Evil Librarians series Alcatraz vs. the Evil Librarians The Scrivener's Bones The Knights of Crystallia The Shattered Lens The Dark Talent The Rithmatist series The Rithmatist Other books by Brandon Sanderson The Reckoners Steelheart Firefight Calamity At the Publisher's request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

Crystal Singer by Anne McCaffrey

Title Crystal Singer
Author Anne McCaffrey
Publisher Del Rey
Release Date 2002-02-19
Category Fiction
Total Pages 320
ISBN 0345457455
Language English, Spanish, and French
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“No dragons, but [Crystal Singer] has all of [Anne] McCaffrey's gifts for world-building and characterization . . . an excellent book.”—Chicago Sun-Times Her name was Killashandra Ree; and after ten grueling years of musical training she was young, beautiful—and still without prospects. Then she heard of the mysterious Heptite Guild on the planet Ballybran, where the fabled Black Crystal was found. For those qualified, the Guild was said to provide careers, security, and the chance for wealth beyond imagining. The problem was, few people who landed on Ballybran ever left. To Killashandra the risks were acceptable . . .

Amazons by Jessica Amanda Salmonson

Title Amazons
Author Jessica Amanda Salmonson
Publisher Unknown
Release Date 1979
Category Amazons in literature
Total Pages 86
ISBN OCLC:433678364
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Ensign Flandry by Poul Anderson

Title Ensign Flandry
Author Poul Anderson
Publisher Hachette UK
Release Date 2011-09-29
Category Fiction
Total Pages 217
ISBN 9780575108806
Language English, Spanish, and French
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Dominic Flandry had a great future ahead of him as saviour of the civilised universe. In later years his talent for swift, decisive action would give him an intergalactic reputation. But at the age of nineteen and straight out of naval academy, he was just another raw ensign. The mighty Merseian Empire had sworn to wipe the Earth from the face of the universe. The attack had already been launched, but no one knew how or where the ravening power of the savage green skinned aliens would strike. Only Ensign Flandry had the answer, in the form of a code which he might - or might not - be able to decipher. And so the Merseians were coming after Flandry with every weapon in their terrible arsenal. And just to make things worse, Earth's own armadas were after him too - for desertion, high treason and other assorted crimes. Even for a future saviour, times were looking pretty tough.