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Time and Stars

By: Anderson, Poul

Price: $6.44

Publisher: Garden City NY, Doubleday Science Fiction: 1964

Seller ID: 001510


From the Doubleday Science Fiction Book Club comes this new anthology of short stories written by the author. The stories included are: No Truce With Kings, Turning Point, Escape From Orbit, Epilogue, The Critique of Impure Reason, and Eve Times Four. A space ship pilot attempts to isolate a few lovely ladies for his own purposes, on what he thinks is an uninhabited planet (Eve Times Four) . A scout team from Earth discovers that the natives of Joril are more intelligent... View more info

Spider Legs

By: Anthony, Piers; Pickover, Clifford A.

Price: $10.58

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Tor Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001998


It is said that there are more things under heaven and earth than there are almost anywhere else; true as well that many of them lurk, unsuspected, far below the surface of the planet's ocean. For thousands of years, mankind has simultaneously trusted in the sea's proverbial generosity, and used it as a dumping ground, trusting that in its vastness his garbage will be swallowed up and forgotten. But that was never really true. And now, in an age when the overcrowded Eart... View more info

Shadows Bend: a Novel of the Fantastic and Unspeakable

By: Barbour, David; Raleigh, Richard

Price: $6.44

Publisher: E Rutherford, New Jersey, U. S. A., Berkley Pub Group: 2000

Edition: First Softcover Edition

Seller ID: 001509


Two future legends. One ancient evil. H. P. Lovecraft was a writer famous for his eerie tales of the macabre; Robert E. Howard was a writer whose barbarian character Conan became a literary legend. But few know the real story that inspired these masters of pulp fiction. The story that begins on a dark and stormy night. A night tortured by the cries of an inhuman infant. A child who would open the gates to the most dangerous force in the cosmos - the ancient god Cthulhu. ... View more info

A Paradigm of Earth

By: Dorsey, Candas Jane

Price: $6.44

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Tor Books: 2002

Edition: First Trade Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 001593


This is a science fiction parable about a woman named Morgan and her offbeat household. In the near future, when political and social conservatism dominate society, Morgan inherits a big, century-old mansion in a prairie city and moves there to rebuild her life. She fills the house with misfits and political outcasts - in a sense, orphans like herself. But the final tenant is one she never could have imagined: An alien child. Publisher's Weekly said of this book: "Do... View more info

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The Fortress of Glass : the First Volume of the Crown of the Isles

By: Drake, David

Price: $13.80

Publisher: New York, Tor: 2006

Edition: Stated First Edition

Seller ID: 002801


In Lord of the Isles, David Drake has built a towering and complex continuing epic of heroic adventure filled with passion and magic and set in an extraordinary and colorful world. The Fortress of Glass is the first in the Crown of the Isles trilogy, which will conclude Lord of the Isles. A true trilogy, the action extends over a whole three-book arc. This book begins the story of how the new kingdom of the Isles is finally brought into being by the group of heroes and h... View more info

Virtual Light

By: Gibson, William

Price: $7.36

Publisher: New York, Ny, U. S. A., Bantam Books: 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000934


From the writer who coined the word "cyberspace" comes this fascinating science fiction novel. The entire U. S. Has crumbled due to earthquakes all over. There are squatters making little homes on the Golden Gate Bridge. A young woman, who becomes the main character, is a bicycle messenger who delivers a message to a businessman and he comes on to her in a vulgar way. She leaves, grabbing his sunglasses off his desk, but when she puts them on, they aren't really ... View more info

The Merlin Mystery

By: Gunson, Jonathan; Coombe, Marten

Price: $6.44

Publisher: New York, Warner Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000401


Hidden in the text and breathtaking illustrations of this tale is an absorbing puzzle. It was published simultaneously all over the world on September 7, 1998, validated by Mensa, and considered more fascinating than the treasure hunt in the bestseller Masquerade. (Contest ended December 31, 2001) The binding has a bit of wear at two corners, and near the bottom spine. 47 pages, all beautifully illustrated with borders and additional illustrations within the text. 4to - ... View more info

Second Nature

By: Hoffman, Alice

Price: $7.82

Publisher: New York, G. P. Putnam's Sons: 1994

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001229


Second Nature is a modern fairy tale about a place where all things are possible: Where deer can weep, and winter ice turn blood-red, roses bloom all at once - and where love has nothing to do with common sense. It is a spellbinding story that hints at unexpencted answers to timeless questions, questions about innocence and wickedness, desire and obsession. This is a novel of suspense and natural enchantment. The jacket has minor wear at the top and bottom corners and to... View more info

Ole Doc Methuselah

By: Hubbard, L. Ron

Price: $8.31

Publisher: Los Angeles, California, U. S. A., Bridge Pubns: 1992

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001945


These are the Intergalactic Adventures of the Soldier of Light. Ole Doc Methuselah was the name by which he was known on a myriad of scattered planets, for he was the most famous member of the most elite organization of the cosmos, the Soldiers of Light. But he was no soldier in the military sense, for the enemies he fought were disease, corruption, and the warped psychology that spead in the isolation of mankind's lost planetary colonies. Encountering double-dealing, mu... View more info

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Changing Planes

By: Le Guin, Ursula K.

Price: $11.96

Publisher: Orlando, Florida, U. S. A., Harcourt: 2003

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002253


NEW - Missing a flight, waiting in an airport, listening to garbled announcements - who doesn't hate that misery? But Sita Dulip from Cincinnati finds a method of bypassing the crowds at the desks, the long lines at the toilets, the whimpering children, the bookless bookstores, and the blue plastic chairs. A mere kind of twist and a slipping bend, easier to do than describe, takes her not to Denver but to Strupsirts, a picteresque region of waterspouts and volcanoes, or ... View more info

The Dealings of Daniel Kesserich: a Study of the Mass-Insanity At Smithville

By: Leiber, Fritz

Price: $7.36

Publisher: New York, New York, U. S. A., Tor Books: 1998

Edition: First Trade Paperback Edition

Seller ID: 001541


The Washington Post Book World said "This slim novel delivers a powerful punch and fully deserves its late unveiling. A deeper look reveals a startling postmodernism a very timely fable indeed. Fritz Leiber was one of the most famous fantasy and SF writers of the century, the author of many classics, including the popular Fafhrd and the Gray Mouser fantasy series. In 1936, young Leiber, then in correspondence with H. P. Lovecraft, drafted this eerie story. Now Tor is... View more info

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All the Lives He Led

By: Pohl, Frederik

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, NY, TOR: 2011

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003959


In A. D. 79 Vesuvius erupted, burying Pompeii under tons of ash, preserving evidence of the city's life before the catastrophe. Now, in 2079, Pompeii is a theme park. In the "new" ancient city, workers act as "authentic" Pompeiians and each morning state-of-the-art virtual reality restores the ruins to their pre-eruption splendor and peoples the city with VR ancients. One of the workers, doing well in Pompeii after Yellowstone Park erupted, spreading ash ... View more info

Science Fiction: Daw 30th Anniversary

By: Various

Price: $9.20

Publisher: Bergenfield, New Jersey, U. S. A., Daw Books: 2002

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001318


This is a compendium of science fiction short stories that have appeared in DAW in the last thirty years. The stories appear in chronological order, based on the first time the author was published in DAW. Some of the authors are Brian Stableford, C. J. Cherryh, Frederik Pohl, Timothy Zahn, Ian Watson, Lisanne Norman, and so on. 462 pages. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. View more info

Margaret Weis' Testament of the Dragon: the Illustrated Novel

By: Weis, Margaret; Baldwin, David (Created by) Several Contributing Authors

Price: $11.04

Publisher: New York, Harper Prism: 1997

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001221


I chose Immortality - and eternal servitude in the battle. This is the Premier Edition of this anthology. Open the windows of your imagination, experience the power of the illustrated novel, and meet the Wyrm. . . . My name at one time was Justinian, Earl of Sterling, but I traded my title and my soul to protect my family from the Black Plague. " Justin Sterling's centuries-spanning story begins with these words. A different storyteller escorts us through each myster... View more info