Books For Sale - August 2014
Author Title Edition Condition Price Details
Thomas A. Easton Maine Quartet SRM 2009 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Card covers slightly discoloured else Fine A5 centre-stapled booklet Signed by the Author on the Title Page £10.00 Introduction; Blue-Tailed Fly; The Bung-Hole Caper; A Love Story and Wallflower
David Eddings Belgarath The Sorcerer HarperCollins 1995 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket with a tiny erosion at the upper tip of the front fold. £5.00 ''... A magnificent epic of unparalleled scope revealing for the first time the true origin of the struggles of gods and men that were to last for seven thousand years... '' The prequel to The Belgariad
David Eddings Domes Of Fire Book One of the Tamuli Ballantine 1993 First Edition in the US First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with one small tear £10.00 ''Six years had passed since the redoubtable knight Sparhawk had triumphed over the evil God Azash and returned to Elenia with Queen Ehlana, his bride. And now a new danger had arisen to threaten the peace... the fabled ancient warriors of Tamuli had indeed returned - intent on carnage... ''
David Eddings Polgara The Sorceress Voyager 1997 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and lower edge of front board and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in Fine Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''... so, finally, the full truth of The Belgariad is revealed... wizardry and politics, doom and evil, love and magic... ''
David Eddings Seeress Of Kell Bantam 1991 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges a little marked and age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''Now in the final stages of their quest for his son, Garion and his companions travel to Kell to consult the only undamaged copy of the Malloreon Gospels... to make the final choice - darkness or light... ''
David Eddings Sorceress Of Darshiva Bantam 1989 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top & bruised at base of spine & page edges a little browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... the fourth book of The Malloreon... Garion and his companions continue their desperate search for Zandramas, the Child of Dark... ''
David Eddings The Elder Gods Book One of The Dreamers Voyager 2003 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and lower page edges slightly rubbed else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''... There are eight elder Gods, four awake, four asleep, by turns. When they sleep, they sleep for eons. The only time the Gods are vulnerable is when the sleepers awake... a stand-alone novel of mythological proportions... the first in a new... series of four books... ''
David Eddings The Losers HarperCollins 1993 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top of spine and lower rear corner, slightly bumped across lower edge of front board and page edges a little browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... a seedy backstreet in Spokane, Washington... surrounded by 'the losers' , a nightmarish subculture of violence and despair that is kept going - and kept out of sight - by a band of incompetent social workers... enters deeply, sympathetically, into the lives of America's outcasts... ''
David Eddings The Redemption Of Althalus HarperCollins 2000 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £3.00 ''... Althalus - burglar, armed robber and occasional murderer - is commissioned to steal a book by a mysterious cloaked stranger... At the House at the End of the World... he can't find... the door by which he entered... ''
David Eddings The Rivan Codex: Ancient Texts Of The Belgariad and the Malloreon Voyager 1998 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Illustrated by Geoff Taylor £5.00 ''... a book full of wonders. In it's pages can be found the origin and the birth of the greatest fantasy epic of modern times which began with The Belgariad and continued with the Malloreon. Here for the first time David and Leigh Eddings present the seminal texts on which they built their worldwide bestselling masterpiece... ''
David Eddings The Ruby Knight The Elenium Book Two Grafton Books 1990 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Bruised at top and base of spine, slight spine lean and page edges a little age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket a little rubbed at the top and base of the front fold £5.00 ''Ehlana, young Queen of Elenia, clings to life by a thread, preserved within a diamond-like block of crystal... when all twelve Knights have entered the House of the Dead, Ehlana must follow them unless a cure can be found... ''
David Eddings The Sapphire Rose The Elenium Book Three HarperCollins 1991 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, spine leant and page edges marked and lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''... the Pandion Knight Sparhawk and his band of companions have recovered the magical jewel Bhelliom - the Sapphire Rose... But... great forces of evil have been on the move... the brilliant conclusion of The Elenium... ''
David Eddings The Shining Ones Ballantine 1993 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges slightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £10.00 ''Years past, the Child-Goddess Aphrael had hidden Bhelliom, the Stone of Power. (It rested at the very bottom of the deepest ocean, that nevermore should its awesome power sing temptation to mortal men. Now Sparhawk... must retrieve that Sapphire Rose from its briny sleep... ''
David Eddings The Treasured One Voyager 2004 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''''The one ray of hope shining through the darkness are the four children called the Dreamers. They alone have the power to change the course of history... ''
Peter Edwards Terminus Macmillan 1976 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine & page edges lightly browned & slightly marked else Fine book in Dust Jacket with the spine background a little faded & some wear & creasing along the top edge. With Publisher's Review Slip £3.00 ''After two nuclear wars, the citizens of Earth's only remaining state, disillusioned with science. have turned towards faith and magic... the sinister Universal Fellowship of the Stigmata... have elevated pain to the level of mystical experience... Amber, the only man who can stop them, is imprisoned in Camp Deadend, Mars... ''
Greg Egan Diaspora Millennium 1997 First Edition First Printing Fine Uncorrected Proof With Publisher's Promotion Sheet £30.00 ''By the end of the 30th century humanity has the ability to travel the universe... The descendants of centuries of scientific, cultural and physical development divide into three: fleshers - true Homo Sapiens; Gleisner robots - embodying human minds within machines... and polises - supercomputers teeming with intelligent software, containing... billions of human personalities... ''
Greg Egan Diaspora Millennium 1997 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges a little marked else Fine book in like, slightly creased, Dust Jacket. £15.00 ''By the end of the 30th century humanity has the ability to travel the universe... The descendants of centuries of scientific, cultural and physical development divide into three: fleshers - true Homo Sapiens; Gleisner robots - embodying human minds within machines... and polises - supercomputers teeming with intelligent software, containing... billions of human personalities... ''
Greg Egan Distress Millennium 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine else Fine book in like, unpriced, Dust Jacket. £20.00 ''What would you do when faced with the last memories of a reanimated corpse? When confronted with the answer to everything, perhaps even the meaning of life? Andrew Worth is horrified, scared, thrilled to his very core, but his immediate reaction is to turn his back on what his journalist's high-tech entrails have recorded and wipe it from his mind... ''
Greg Egan Luminous Millennium 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''... ten stories... The Planck Dive - a dazzling insight into a world here quantum physics is not just theory but tangible reality, where black holes can be navigated not just mapped... Our Lady of Chernobyl - a near future thriller revolving around an 18th century Ukrainian icon... Luminous - in which a mathematical paradox could turn out to be the first sign of a new life form... ''
Greg Egan Permutation City Millennium 1994 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges no longer quite parallel else Fine book in slightly rubbed, unpriced, Dust Jacket with a touch of wear at the base of the rear fold £110.00 ''In our children's children's children's future, immortality is possible. The human mind can be scanned and downloaded into virtual environments. The result: 'Copies', virtual people, all memory and identity intact, dependent only on the stability of world computer nets. Which leaves them vulnerable... '' Scarce.
Greg Egan Teranesia HarperPrism 1999 First Edition in the US First Printing Bruised at top & slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Prabir Suresh lives in paradise, a nine-year-old boy with an island all his own to name, to explore, and to populate with imaginary monsters stranger than any tropical wildlife. Teranesia is his kingdom... The unexplained genetic mutation of the island's butterflies... remains unsolved, but nearly twenty years later... ''
Greg Egan Teranesia Gollancz 1999 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £20.00 ''Prabir Suresh is nine years old and the son of two scientists specialising in entomology. They live on an otherwise uninhabited island... Prabir calls it Teranesia and populates it with imaginary creatures even stranger than the evolutionarily puzzling butterflies that his parents are studying... An evolutionary leap forward, a new humanity or the evanescent ghosts of past lies?''
Phyllis Eisenstein Sorcerer's Son Grafton 1990 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top & base of spine & page edges a little browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''As Cray Ormoru, son of the enchantress Delivev, grows to be a man in magical Castle Spinweb, he yearns to find his father. who disappeared years before... and so Cray sets out on the journey which would take him.... to a fortress of bronze, totally unprepared for the sorrows and dangers that lie ahead... ''
Suzette Haden Elgin Star-Anchored, Star-Angered Doubleday 1979 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, page edges lightly marked and bottom page edges remainder sprayed else Fine book in slightly browned and marked Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Coyote Jones, secret agent for the Tri-Galactic Intelligence Service, has a serious handicap. In a universe where every normal being is telepathic, he suffers from almost total mind-deafness. When the economy and social system of the novice planet Freeway begin to reel under... an alleged female Messiah, Coyote's handicap makes him the perfect choice... ''
Kate Elliott (Alis A. Rasmussen) Crown of Stars Volume Seven of Crown of Stars Daw 2006 First Edition First Printing Edges and corners very slightly rubbed else Fine Uncorrected Proof £5.00 The Series dramatic conclusion...
Harlan Ellison Edgeworks 1 Over The Edge An Edge In My Voice White Wolf 1996 First Combined Edition First Printing Thus Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges a little marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... Though blind from birth, Ellison had so developed his other sensory faculties that he was able to distinguish honest citizens from miscreants solely by the odour of the pheromones they exuded... has always found time... to pen his charming childrens' stories featuring Barry the beige Bunny, as well as a biography of Betty Page for young adults.''
Harlan Ellison Edgeworks 2 Spider Kiss Stalking The Nightmare White Wolf 1996 First Combined Edition First Printing Thus Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £10.00 ''... Harlan Ellison is made of: partially hydrogenated vegetable oil (one or more of: coconut, cottonseed, and soybean); salt; corn, wheat and oat flour; sugar; sodium ascorbate and ascorbic acid (vitamin c); blue #1, yellow #6; red #10; niacinamide; zinc oxide; reduced iron; natural orange, lemon, cherry, blueberry, raspberry, lime and other natural flavours... ''
Harlan Ellison Ellison Wonderland Science Fiction Book Club 1979 First Edition in Hardback First Printing & Thus (Red Board Variant - no known priority) Slightly bumped at base of spine, top of spine and top front corner bruised and page edges browned else Fine book in slightly browned Dust Jacket. £10.00 His first collection, from 1962, in hardback for the first time. Includes All the Sounds of Fear, The Very Last Day of a Good Woman, Nothing For My Noon Meal, In Lonely Lands and 12 others... and an introduction not in the original... ''
Harlan Ellison Harlan Ellison's The City On The Edge Of Forever The Original Teleplay That Became The Classic Star Trek Episode White Wolf 1996 First Edition in Paperback First Printing Fine book £5.00 46 page introductory essay by H.E., Two Treatments, The Original Teleplay, Appendix: Second Revised Draft, Afterwords by Peter David, D. C. Fontana, David Gerrold, DeForest Kelley, Walter Koenig, Leonard Nimoy, Melinda M. Snodgrass & George Takei
Harlan Ellison Mefisto In Onyx Ziesing 1993 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly worn Dust Jacket. Signed and Warmly Personalised by the Author of the title page £20.00 ''... about a clever, high-verbal black guy named Rudy Pairis who once got it on with his friend Allison Roche, who is a Deputy District Attorney, and Ally... put on Death Row a human killing machine... Ally wants Rudy to go on down to... Death Row, to have a chat with this monster... '' Introduction by Frank Miller
Ben Elton Gridlock Macdonald 1991 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and page edges a little browned Fine book in like Dust Jacket with the price removed and a touch of wear at the fold tips. £5.00 ''... a thirty chapter, plot-charged, word-injected comedy-thriller with a GPC (gags per chapter) ratio superior to any novel currently in the showrooms. Its tough, impact-resistant cardboard body shell surrounds a state-of-the-art interior featuring real paper in a luxuriant two-ply format with individual page numbering fitted as standard... the ultimate reading machine... ''
Ben Elton Meltdown Bantam 2009 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine and gutter of pre-lim page a little strained else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket with a short (2mm) 'nick' at the head of the spine. £7.50 ''For amiable City trader Jimmy Corby, money was the new Rock 'n' Roll. His whole life was a party... Rich, pampered and successful... But then it all comes crashing down. And when the global financial crisis hits, Jimmy discovers that anyone can handle success. It's how you handle failure that really matters.'' Scarce.
Steve Englehart The Long Man Tor 2010 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine else Fine book in like, slightly edge-worn and creased Dust Jacket with a tear at the top of the rear fold £4.00 ''Max August, a point man for his platoon in Vietnam, discovered a different kind of war... Under the tutelage of legendary alchemist Cornelius Agrippa, he began to learn the use of real-world magick in the service of humanity... In 1985, Max stopped aging... a monstrous plot by men and women ho will literally stop at nothing... ''
Steve Erickson Days Between Stations Poseidon Press 1985 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine and remainder stamp across bottom page edges else Fine book in slightly worn Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... Michel Sarre is a man who has literally lost his past. A fragment of film, a young woman's face - these are his only clues in an odyssey, which takes him from a hallucinatory Los Angeles of the future, where the freeways are buried in sand and dust storms obscure the sun, to a Paris where the lights have gone out and bonfires burn in the streets... ''
Steve Erickson Tours Of The Black Clock Simon & Schuster 1989 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised across top edge of rear board else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... a journey through another twentieth century, eliding conventional borders of time and place to conduct a mesmerising exploration of the underside of civilisation... At the centre of this novel is Banning Jainlight... he becomes Hitler's private pornographer... glimpses the face of Hitler's lost erotic dream... most evil man of all time... change history, establish himself as a god... ''
Steven Erikson (Steve Rune Lundin) Deadhouse Gates A Tale of the Malazan Book of the Fallen Bantam 2000 First Edition First Printing (Trade Paper) Slightly bumped at base of spine and small bump to a few top page edges else Fine Uncorrected Proof in Proof Dust Jacket a little creased where it extends over the proof, and with a small tear at the edge of the spine panel With the Publisher's promotional sheets and an invitation to meet Steve at Waterstones in Birmingham £120.00 ''... the Malazan Empire teeters on the brink of chaos... the thrilling, brutal second chapter in the monumental Malazan Book of the Fallen... ''
Steven Erikson (Steve Rune Lundin) Deadhouse Gates A Tale of the Malazan Book of the Fallen Bantam 2000 First Edition First Printing (Trade Paper) Front cover with one lightish crease, page edges lightly browned & last few page corners bumped - Very Good to Near Fine book £30.00 ''... the Malazan Empire teeters on the brink of chaos... the thrilling, brutal second chapter in the monumental Malazan Book of the Fallen... ''
Steven Erikson (Steve Rune Lundin) The Crippled God A Tale of the Malazan Book of the Fallen Bantam 2011 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and lower corners else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. With the Publisher's promotion sheet £7.50 .''... the final cataclysmic chapter... ''
Steven Erikson (Steve Rune Lundin) The First Collected Tales of Bauchelain & Korbal Broach Bantam 2010 First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 Together with the original introductions by Stephen R. Donaldson, James Barclay & Paul Kearney
Steven Erikson Toll the Hounds A Tale of the Malazan Book of the Fallen Bantam 2008 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, spine slightly creased and rubbed - Very Good book in slightly creased and rubbed Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''It is said that Hood, Lord of Death, gathered unto himself a host of gods, in a place beyond the reach of mortals. It is said that Hood waits at the end of every plot, every scheme, each grandiose ambition. But this time is different. This time he's there at the beginning... ''
Kelley Eskridge Solitaire Eos 2002 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top & base of spine & top corners & small mark on front free end paper else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''Since the moment she came into the world, Ren 'Jackal' Segura has been treated differently. As a Hope, she is a symbol of the highest principles of human society and is guaranteed a position of influence in the global government once she comes of age. But... Jackal discovers that everything she believes, everything she is, is a lie... ''
Ian C. Esslemont Stonewielder A Novel of the Malazan Empire Bantam 2010 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously? Slightly bumped at top of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''Greymane believed he'd outrun his past. With his school for swordsmanship in Falar, he was looking forward to a more peaceful existence, although his colleague Kyle wasn't as enamoured with life outside the mercenary company, the Crimson Guard. However, it seems it is not so easy for an ex-Fist of the Malazan Empire to disappear... ''
Ian Cameron Esslemont Return of the Crimson Guard A Novel Of The Malazan Empire Bantam 2008 First Combined & Paperback Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book £5.00 ''... could not have come at a worse time for a Malazan Empire exhausted by warfare and weakened by betrayals and rivalries... Into the seething cauldron of... the Empire's heartland - marches the Guard... an enthralling new chapter in the tumultuous history of the Malazan Empire.''
Dale Estey A Lost Tale St. Martin's Press 1980 First Edition First Printing Top page edges slightly foxed and faint trace of bookplate removal on front free end paper else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with one tear £5.00 ''... as the tide of violence and evil unleashed by Hitler threatens their homeland the sturdy Manx Druids call on all their other-worldly powers... to prevent the Nazis from stealing the secret of the atomic bomb... ''
Dennis Etchison (Also as Jack Martin) Darkside Macdonald 1987 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Page edges browning (as usual) and very slightly foxed else Fine book with top edge of rear panel creased and slightly rubbed Signed by the Author on the Title Page £30.00 ''... You have been enveloped by a nightmare a terrifying flirtation with the seductive thrill of death. Walk the razor's edge. It is too late to turn back... '' Scarce - Many copies from a small initial print-run were water damaged in the warehouse.
Chris Evans A Darkness Forged in Fire Book One of the Iron Elves Pocket Books 2008 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... an Empire teetering on the brink of war... Konowa Swift Dragon, former commander of the Empire's elite Iron Elves... court-martialed... his beloved regiment disbanded... banished in disgrace... The mysterious and alluring Visyna Tekoy... seeks him out... with a royal decree... For in the east, a falling Red Star heralds the return of a magic long vanished from the earth... ''
Chris Evans (Also as Christopher Carpenter and Nathan Elliot) Capella's Golden Eyes Faber 1980 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 Clute - ''...the impressive Capella's Golden Eyes, an extremely English version of a conceptual-breakthrough tale, set on a colony planet inhabited also by reclusive aliens...'' His first science fiction novel.
Chris Evans Mortal Remains or Heirs of the Noosphere Gollancz 1995 First Edition First Printing Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £5.00 ''... with the advent of organic biotechnology, the Settled Worlds of the Solar System are homes to a riot of varied environments... Ageing and extinction are a bad genetic memory: now... the soul of every living body is translated into the Noosphere, a psychic afterlife... contact through prayer terminals... when a strange womb is recovered from... Mars it... becomes the focus of intrigue and murder...''
Chris Evans The Insider Faber 1981 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Signed and dated by the Author on the Title Page £7.50 ''.. a harrowing study of alienation, set against a background of a moribund near-future Britain threatened with the prospect of authoritarian government... ''
Chris Evans The Insider Faber 1981 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''.. a harrowing study of alienation, set against a background of a moribund near-future Britain threatened with the prospect of authoritarian government... ''
Philip Jose Farmer The Book of Philip Jose Farmer or The Wares of Simple Simon's Custard Pie and Space Man Elmfield Press 1976 First Edition in the UK & First Hardback First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket. £10.00 ''A master story teller presents an intriguing collection of his stories.'' My Sister's Brother; Skinburn; he Alley Man; Father's in the Basement; Towards the Beloved City; Polytropical Paramyths; Totem and Taboo; Don't Wash the Carats; The Sumerian Oath; The Voice of the Sonar in my Vermiform Appendix; An Exclusive Interview with Lord Greystoke... and others.
Philip Jose Farmer (Also as Kilgore Trout) The Fabulous Riverboat Rapp & Whiting 1974 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and top page edges slightly foxed else Fine book in Fine Dust Jacket. £15.00 ''Volume 2 of... Farmer's... Riverworld, this book grippingly describes further adventure along the seemingly endless shores of the meandering river... Mark Twain is the hero of this second part, accompanied by a huge pre-historic hominoid of colossal strength... with protagonists as varied as treacherous King John, Cyrano de Bergerac, Mozart, Ulysses... ''
Philip Jose Farmer The Maker Of Universes Garland 1975 First Edition in Hardback First Printing - Issued Without Dust Jacket Slightly rubbed at top and base of spine and pages quite badly foxed else Fine book. £25.00 Clute - ''... the sequence unfolds within a series of pocket universes, playgrounds built by the masters - who are perhaps gods, originally humanoid - whose technology is unimaginable... The books... have moments of high invention; and the Jungian models upon which the main characters are constructed supply ... tools in the role-playing therapy for disturbed adolescents.''
Mick Farren The Feelies Big O 1978 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Near Fine book. Illustrated by Chris Welch £7.50 ''Some time in the future in a world of gleaming glass megastructures, interspersed with slum remains, society is set in rigid economic groups. The ultimate goal has become a lifetime... hooked up to sensory input machines, entombed in coffin-like structures, living out private fantasies manufactured to order...''
John Farris Catacombs Hodder & Stoughton 1982 First Edition in the UK First Printing Spine ends slightly bumped and page edges a little marked else Fine book in like, unpriced, Dust Jacket. £10.00 ''Deep within the volcanic rock of Mt. Kilimanjaro lie the Catacombs, the enormous hidden burial caves of a vanishes African society more sophisticated than our own... that still lives on through the earth-shattering formula etched into bloodred diamonds... ''
John Farris Nightfall Severn House 1988 First Trade Edition in Hardback First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly creased and worn Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''His heritage is violence and terror. A creature of nightmare, shunning all that is good in mankind, he kills without warning, without mercy. Only once has his prey survived... his wife... Anita waited... She had very professional Mob protection... But she knew no peace, for all of them were about to face the dark, avenging Angel of Death... ''
John Farris Scare Tactics Hodder & Stoughton 1989 First Edition in the UK First Printing Page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... will take you from the supernatural sorcery of ancient Babylon to the awful spectacle of reincarnated gods, from the terrifying mysteries of life after death to the horrendous power of forces from beyond the grave... '' Contains the short The Odor of Violets, the novella: Horrorshow and novel: The Guardians
John Farris Shatter W. H. Allen 1980 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top & base of spine & top corners & page edges browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £15.00 ''... first-rate contemporary thriller...'' Scarce.
John Farris The Uninvited Hodder & Stoughton 1983 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and pages lightly browned else Fine in Fine Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... blends the tantalising plausibility of Rosemary's Baby with the devastating impact of The Shining and presents a novel of love stalked by terror.''
Raymond E. Feist A Crown Imperilled HarperVoyager 2012 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and around 5mm of one page edge a little wrinkled else Fine book in slightly creased and rubbed Dust Jacket. £10.00 '' War rages in Midkemia but behind the chaos there is disquieting evidence of dark forces at work. Jim Dasher s usually infallible intelligence network has been cleverly dismantled; nowhere is safe. He feels that the world is coming apart at the seams and is helpless to protect his nation. Quiet palace coups are underway... '' Midkemian Trilogy Book 2
Raymond E. Feist A Kingdom Besieged HarperVoyager 2011 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and top corners else Fine book in like, slightly creased, Dust Jacket. £10.00 ''Discover the fate of the original black Magician, Pug, and his motley crew of agents who safeguard the world of Trigia, as prophecy becomes truth in the first book of the last ever Midkemian trilogy... '' Midkemian Trilogy Book 1
Raymond E. Feist At The Gates of Darkness The Demonwar Saga Book Two HarperVoyager 2010 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket. £7.50 'Recent events have devastated the Conclave of Shadows; the discovery of the Demon horde on the heels of the taredhel invasion of Midkemia, the threat of the star elves themselves, and the terrible personal cost paid by Pug and his family. But grieving must wait... ''
Raymond E. Feist Exile's Return Conclave of Shadows Book Three Voyager 2004 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket, with a short tear at the base of the rear fold £5.00 ''... Kaspar, former Duke of Olasko... cast into exile... a single goal: to return... and revenge himself... Far more is at stake... a single player in a deadly game... agents of the Dark Empire... threatens... the entire world of Midkemia in a struggle that would make the Riftwar and the Serpentwar seem trivial... ''
Raymond E. Feist Flight Of The Nighthawks The Darkwar Book One Voyager 2005 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges a little marked else Fine book in slightly curled Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''The Conclave of Shadows faces two challenges, finding and destroying the evil magician Leso Varen, and neutralising an army of ten thousand magical warriors... '' Despite Copyright page showing 2004 this First Edition was issued in September 2005
Raymond E. Feist Jimmy The Hand Voyager 2003 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine, top pages lightly (?ink?) speckled & page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. With Publisher's review slip £10.00 ''... pickpocket, mountebank and confidence trickster... gifted beyond his peers... Until the day he met Prince Arutha... Jimmy flees... Land's End is home to others who tread the crooked path, and more, to a much darker secret... '' Third in the Legends of the Riftwar series.
Raymond E. Feist Krondor: The Betrayal Book 1 of the Riftwar Legacy HarperCollins 1998 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, slight spine lean and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in lightly creased Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... It is nine years on from the aftermath of Sethanon and news is feeding through to the people of the Kingdom of the Isles that deadly forces are stirring on the horizon... The bloodletting has started. Nighthawks are murdering again. politics is a dangerous, cut-throat game once more. At the root of all this unrest lie the mysterious machinations of a group of magicians known as the Six... ''
Raymond E. Feist Magician Grafton 1992 First UK & Paperback Edition Thus First Printing (Trade Paper) Edges and corners a little bumped and rubbed and page edges a little browned else Fine book £10.00 ''... a new, revised edition... incorporate over 15,000 words of text omitted from previous editions so that 'it is essentially the book I would have written had I the skills I possess today... ''' Scarce.
Raymond E. Feist Rides A Dread Legion HarperVoyager 2009 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and lower front corner slightly bumped else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket, with 'Voyager First Edition' sticker on front panel £7.50 '''A lost race of elves, the taredhel... have found a way across the universe to reach Midkemia... the tale of their lost origins in the world they call simply 'Home'... they are convinced that Midkemia is that place, and they are coming to reclaim it... '' The Demonwar Saga Book One
Raymond E. Feist Shadow Of A Dark Queen HarperCollins 1994 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... the first volume in the... Serpentwar Saga... Something dark is moving in distant nations, and great and ancient powers ready themselves for a final confrontation. A Dark Queen has raised a standard in remote lands and is gathering armies of unmatched might... a quest that is at best dangerous and at worst suicidal... ''
Raymond E. Feist Shards of a Broken Crown Voyager 1998 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and top page edges a little browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... Midkemia lies in smouldering ruins... Many lives have been lost... As the people turn their hands to rebuilding their once great nation, a new threat arises from the ashes... the unforgettable finale to the... Serpentwar Saga.''
Raymond E. Feist The Riftwar Legacy HarperCollins 1999 All are First Edition First Printings (Three Volumes) Bruised at top and/or base of spines and page edges lightly browned else Fine copies in like Dust Jacket with some light creasing and a few of the gold cover letters a little rubbed on front panel of volume 2 and front panel of volume 3 rubbed £20.00 ''The assassins Guild returns to Krondor, seemingly killing without pattern or purpose. Squire James and newly commissioned Lieutenant William conDoin are plummeted into a dark world of murder and politics as war threatens to engulf the Kingdom... time is short and the city is gripped in terror as the two young men race to find the man responsible... The Crawler.''
Neil Ferguson Bars of America Hamish Hamilton 1986 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and pages browned else Fine in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''A cityscape of gas stations and banks, interstate freeways, rundown motels, fast-food eats, diners and downtown bars. The USA in the Eighties... It is as sharp as a gimlet and as polished as the bartender's first glass of the day.'' Not Science Fiction.
Bruce Fergusson The Shadow Of His Wings Arbor House 1987 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a touch of browning to the top edge £5.00 ''... the story of Lukan Barra and his quest... the materials of conventional heroic fantasy... renewed... an original novel of broad scope and meticulous detail... ''
David Ferring (David Garnett) Warhammer: The Konrad Trilogy Boxtree 1993 (Paper) Fine Copies £15.00 The tale of Konrad's perilous quest across the Chaos-infested Warhammer world - a quest for vengeance and for his own mysterious past. Scarce.
Jasper Fforde One of Our Thursdays Is Missing Hodder 2011 First Edition First Printing ('Ordinary Edition' - 20.3 cm high) Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, one page top corner tip creased and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed. Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''It is a time of unrest in the bookworld. Only the diplomatic skills of ace literary detective Thursday Next can avert a devastating genre war. But a week before the peace talks, Thursday vanishes... ''
Jasper Fforde The Fourth Bear Hodder & Stoughton 2006 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and top page edges a little browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''The Gingerbreadman - psychopath, sadist, convicted murderer and cake/biscuit - is loose on the streets of Reading. It isn't Jack Spratt's case... until a chance encounter at the oddly familiar Deja-'Vu Club... ''
Philip Finch F2F Orion 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top & base of spine & at the top edge of the front board else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a small rub mark at the top edge of the front panel. £5.00 ''... a new kind of predator is stalking the network... SNOWFLAKE is a psychopathic computer genius who has found a way of accessing the personal details... able to bring them face to face with their most secret fears. When SNOWFLAKE locks onto Kate Lavin... he is unknowingly going one to one with an opponent worthy of his own dark brilliance... ''
Jude Fisher (Jane Johnson) Wild Magic: Book Two Of Fool's Gold Earthlight 2003 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Magic has returned to Elda, creating all manner of wonders and terrors. None yet know that the source... is the legendary Rosa Eldi, restored to the world, but not yet restored to herself. Unaware of her true nature, she has married King Ravn... and now with usurpers and assassins circling she must conceive a child... '' Sequel to Sorcery Rising
James Elroy Flecker The Last Generation: A Story Of The Future New Age Press 1908 First Edition First Printing (Paper) (Top Edges Trimmed) Spine paper torn at top and base, front top cover corner missing (approx 25 x 14 mm) and page edges lightly age-darkened - Good book £25.00 Clute - ''... of sf interest for The Last Generation... whose narrator is spirited into times moderately close to the present where he witnesses the self-willed extinction of the human race through a refusal to breed more children... a clear Satire on the late-nineteenth-century fashion for milk-and-water Decadence. The narrator is then taken much further forward... ''
Eric Flint 1635: The Cannon Law Baen 2006 First Edition First Printing Bumped, and with a short cloth tear at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly browned/marked else Fine book in like, untorn, Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Rome, 1635, and the members of Grantville's diplomatic team... are making scant headway now that it has become politically inexpedient for Pope Urban VIII to talk to them... Cardinal Borja is gathering votes to bring the Church's reformers to a halt... Meanwhile, trouble is brewing on the streets... ''
Eric Flint The Tide of Victory Baen 2001 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine, lower edge of rear board and one top page edge else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''The creators of the monster called Link once were human, but that was distant ages in their past... they have sent their creation back to shape the world of the 6th century AD... Those in the future who never were human have sent their own messenger to the past... to Belisarius, the greatest general of the 6th century... ''
Alan Dean Foster Codgerspace Severn House 1994 First Edition in the UK & First Hardback First Printing Boards slightly bowed else Fine book in Dust Jacket with a scratch on the rear panel. £5.00 ''THE TOASTERS WERE REVOLTING . . . . . as were the lawn mowers, vacuum cleaners, dishwashers and just about every other household appliance imaginable... Now an alien threat to man and machine has put the fate of the galaxy in the unlikely hands of five senior citizens - and their brave little food processor... ''
Alan Dean Foster Drowning World A Novel of the Commonwealth Del Rey 2003 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges a little marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... Fluva, a planet on the fringes of the Commonwealth where is rains torrentially, ceaselessly, and maddeningly for all but one month of the Fluven year. chief Administrator Lauren Matthias is fairly new... Her primary goal is keeping Fluva's indigenous species, the warlike Sakuntala, and it's immigrant species... from annihilating one another... ''
Alan Dean Foster Patrimony A Pip & Flinx Novel Del Rey 2007 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and boards slightly bowed else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £7.50 '''I know who your father is... Gestalt.' A shocked Flinx hears these dying words from one of the renegade eugenicists whose experiments with humans twenty-odd years ago shocked the galaxy... and spawned Flinx. So Flinx and his minidrag, Pip, venture to Gestalt, an out-of-the-way planet perfect for someone who never wants to be found... ''
Alan Dean Foster Phylogenesis Book One of the Founding of the Commonwealth Del Rey 1999 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''In the years after first contact, humans and the insectlike Thranx agreed to a tentative sharing of ideas and cultures... However they never planned for a chance meeting between a misfit artist and a petty thief... ''
Alan Dean Foster Reunion A Pip & Flinx Novel Del Rey 2001 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... Flinx uses his enhanced empathic abilities to finesse his way into a top secret security installation... he bamboozles a sophisticated AI programme into releasing classified information... Awaiting Flinx is a planet brimming with hidden dangers and astonishing discoveries... ''
Alan Dean Foster Sagramanda A Novel of Near-Future India Pyr 2006 First Edition First Printing Corners slightky rubbed else Fine Uncorrected Proof £4.00 ''... a city of one hundred million, this is the story of Taneer, a scientist who has absconded with his multinational corporation's secret project code and who is now on the run... a fast-paced and gripping techno-thriller... ''
Alan Dean Foster Sliding Scales A Pip & Flinx Novel Del Rey 2004 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine and page edges a little marked else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with a touch of wear at the base of the front fold. £5.00 ''... Flinx attempts something that may be impossible for the heretofore undefeated hero. His mission: take a vacation... Pursued by a newly revealed sect of doomsday fanatics, hunted by factions inside and outside the Commonwealth... expected to single-handedly avert a looming galactic crisis... ''
Alan Dean Foster Star Wars The Approaching Storm Century 2002 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... Many perils lie waiting to trap them. The Jedi will have to fulfil near-impossible tasks, befriend wary strangers, and influence two great armies to complete their quest, stalked all the while by an enemy sworn to see the negotiations collapse... the mission fail... ''
Alan Dean Foster The Howling Stones A Novel of the Commonwealth Orbit 1997 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''The newly discovered planet of Senisran is a veritable paradise... oceans dotted with thousands of lush islands... vast deposits of rare-earths and minerals. But Senisran is also the Humanx Commonwealth's problem child... each island is inhabited by a different tribe of aboriginal natives. Each has to be negotiated with separately... ''
Alan Dean Foster The Mocking Program Warner 2002 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges a little marked else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with a small wear spot at the top edge of the rear flap. £4.00 ''... the Montezuma Strip. A Mexamerican megalopolis sprawling from Baja to the Gulf... the home of one tough cop who specialises in solving the most devious, diabolical crimes that future felons can devise... ''
Alan Dean Foster The Paths Of The Perambulator Phantasia 1985 First Edition First Printing Fine book in like Dust Jacket with two pinpricks in the front panel. £10.00 ''... Jon-Tom and his companions are challenged by an unknown force which violates all the laws of nature and threatens to disturb the very fabric of the universe... an unforgettable tale of humour, suspense and magic.'' Book 4 of the Series
Alan Dean Foster The Time Of The Transference Phantasia 1986 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a small hole in the front panel £5.00 ''... finds Jon Thomas Meriweather facing the most difficult decision of his life... he begins what he expects to be a simple journey, only to find himself, once again, in great peril... '' Book 5 of the Series - and the last.
Christopher Fowler The Bureau Of Lost Souls Century 1989 First Trade Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, a few page lower corner tips bruised and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''...a collection of twelve linked tales of urban paranoia in which the stresses and strains of city life force lurking fears into the open and provide a catalyst for bizarre events... black humour about desperate people in seemingly ordinary situations... trapped within their own personal, private visions of Hell...''
Karen Joy Fowler Sarah Canary Holt 1991 First Edition First Printing Lower page edges a little marked and full colour covers lightly rubbed else Fine Uncorrected Proof £4.00 ''...a magical novel, entertaining us even as it ambushes with stunning illuminations that demonstrate the madness of the sane, the ferocity of the civilised and the sad vulnerability of the marginal and dispossessed... a novel with the power to raise tears and laughter... ''
Karen Joy Fowler Sarah Canary Holt 1991 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top & base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with the back panel slightly discoloured £7.50 Clute - ''...may be the finest First Contact novel yet written. A strange female figure...arrives in the state of Washington in 1873 and is dubbed Sarah Canary, because of the birdlike sounds she makes... finally disappears, never having said a word. As an emblem of the enigma behind the idea of First Contact she is perhaps definitive... ''
Karen Joy Fowler Sarah Canary Hodder & Stoughton 1992 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a touch of wear at the tips of the folds £5.00 Clute - ''...may be the finest First Contact novel yet written. A strange female figure... arrives in the state of Washington in 1873 and is dubbed Sarah Canary, because of the birdlike sounds she makes... finally disappears, never having said a word. As an emblem of the enigma behind the idea of First Contact she is perhaps definitive...''
Gardner F. Fox Kyrik: Warlock Warrior Herbert Jenkins 1976 First Edition in the UK & First Hardback First Printing Bruised at top & base of spine, small wear spot near top corner of front free end paper & page edges browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed & scratched Dust Jacket slightly damp-marked on the inside. £4.00 ''...From Mankind's darkest and most unremembered past he comes striding, the ever-unvanquished sword, Blue Fang, glittering in his granite-like hand.''
Richard Francis Blackpool Vanishes Faber 1979 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and pages browned and slightly marked else Near Fine book in Dust Jacket slightly worn at the extremities £4.00 ''Blackpool has been visited for years... by fleets of tiny flying saucers. Nobody seems to have noticed them, however except for a local resident... But it is already too late. Blackpool has vanished... ''
Leo Frankowski The War With Earth Baen 2003 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''New Kashibia was a planet rich in heavy metals, but utterly lacking in carbon, oxygen, and hydrogen... The colonists... lived in tunnels drilled through solid gold but still were the poorest people in the universe... they sent draftees out as mercenaries... it was all in virtual reality. The war had been faked... ''
Max Frei The Stranger The Labyrinths of Echo: Book One Gollancz 2009 First Edition in the UK First Printing (Translated from the Russian by Polly Gannon) Lower edge of four pages bumped else Fine Uncorrected Proof £4.00 ''A self-described twenty-something 'classic loser', and insomniac, hardened smoker, a glutton and a loafer, there's nothing much going for Max Frei... at least not until he arrives in the magical city of Echo... he's about to become a secret agent, tasked to solve extravagant, impossible crimes with noting but his wits and a handful of unexplained magical abilities... ''
Max Frei The Stranger The Labyrinths of Echo: Book One Gollancz 2009 First Edition First Printing (Translated from the Russian by Polly Gannon) Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''A self-described twenty-something 'classic loser', and insomniac, hardened smoker, a glutton and a loafer, there's nothing much going for Max Frei... at least not until he arrives in the magical city of Echo... he's about to become a secret agent, tasked to solve extravagant, impossible crimes with noting but his wits and a handful of unexplained magical abilities... ''
C. S Friedman The Wilding Daw 2004 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''The Great War between Braxi and Azea has gone on since the beginning of interstellar history... Unable to achieve final victory, unwilling to accept defeat, both sides have devoted centuries to perfecting their martial capacity... ''
Maggie Furey The Heart of Myrial Book One of The Shadowleague Orbit 1999 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''The world is breaking down. The magical barriers that have held Myrial together for aeons are starting to fail... Catastrophe is imminent, and the only hope of salvation lies in the hands of the Shadowleague... ''
Neil Gaiman American Gods Headline 2001 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like, lightly creased, Dust Jacket. £25.00 ''... Shadow makes his way back home, only to encounter en route the enigmatic Mr Wednesday, who claims to be a refugee from a distant war, a former god and the king of America... together the embark on a profoundly strange journey... meeting a cast of weirdly familiar characters... All around them a storm of preternatural and epic proportions threatens to break... ''
Neil Gaiman Anansi Boys Headline/Review 2005 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... a scary, funny sort of story, which isn't exactly a thriller, and isn't really horror, and doesn't quite qualify as a ghost story (although it has at least one ghost in it), or a romantic comedy (although there are several romances in there and it's certainly a comedy, except for the scary bits)... '' Includes readers guide, a deleted scene, interview with Gaiman & discussion questions.
Stephen Gallagher (Also as John Lydecker) Down River New English Library 1989 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and page edges slightly foxed and brown else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Signed and Personalised by the Author on the title page £7.50 ''... chillingly suspenseful, darkly imagined and relentlessly compelling. It is the finest novel yet from one of the most exciting young writers in Britain today.''
Stephen Gallagher (Also as John Lydecker) Red, Red Robin Bantam 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed and creased Dust Jacket. With Publisher's Guarantee £5.00 ''It all begins as a simple enough plan: Ruth Lasseter needs an escort for the company party to cover her affair with one of the directors... the evening passes smoothly until Ruth ends it later than expected... in her companion's bed... a one-night stand becomes something infinitely more sinister... ''
Stephen Gallagher Valley Of Lights New English Library 1987 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges a little browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a couple of light pressure marks to the front panel £5.00 ''... a ghastly sense of the supernatural is seeping into the life of Alex Volchak, and before long he realises that he is involved in a personal confrontation with an almost unimaginable evil. In this struggle, Alex must win, or die. Or worse... '' Memorable and good.
Paul Gallico The Abandoned International Polygonics 1991 Second Printing Fine Book £7.50 The story of Peter, a young boy, who is knocked down by a car. When he recovers, he is a cat! Fortunately, he meets Jennie, a cat who had been abandoned by her family when they moved away who educates him in the wiles of the feline world...
Craig Shaw Gardner The Other Sinbad Headline 1991 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine and page edges a little browned else Fine book in slightly worn Dust Jacket. With Publisher's promotional sheet £5.00 ''Let me tell you of a time before time, when Allah's name was first upon the lips of man and the great cities of Baghdad and Basrah were newly come upon the world, their shining, multi-coloured towers like a field of jewels beneath the sun. And let me tell then of two men, both with a name that all have heard - Sinbad... ''
James Alan Gardner Radiant Eos 2004 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a touch of wear at the top of the front fold £5.00 ''Explorer Third Class Youn Sue is Expendable - a member of the highly skilled... Explorer Corps trained to undertake hazardous missions... With her partner Tut, Youn is sent to rescue an innocent planet from the extremely dangerous sentient Balrig. but how do you defeat an alien intelligence so advanced that is literally knows what you will do before you do... ''
John Gardner Moriarty Weidenfeld & Nicholson 1974 First Edition Bruised at top and base of spine and old price on front free end paper else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, slightly rubbed and creased at the top of the spine panel £5.00 ''... Professor James Moriarty... returns to London in 1900 to find that his huge criminal empire... has been infiltrated, raided and plundered by the coming crime boss, Idle Jack Idell... he has evidence that one of his closest lieutenants... is betraying him... '' Third in his Moriarty trilogy and his last book.
Alan Garner Red Shift Collins 1973 First Edition First Printing Bumped at top and base of spine, corners bruised, boards slightly bowed and page edges a little foxed and marked else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with the price clipped and £1.60 net overprinted on inside flap, as usual (as issued?).. £20.00 A complex and emotionally powerful book, challenging through its elided text but repaying the effort it demands and ultimately wholly satisfying. ''... In Red Shift conventional time means even less, and physical place even more. Lives which appear lived in different historical periods are bound together by a power that is outside space and time... '' With the end-paper letter transcribed in pencil.
Jane Gaskell Atlan Hodder & Stoughton 1965 First Edition Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, top corners bruised and page edges marked - Good book in slightly worn, torn, browned, marked and eroded Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Wolves ravening through the snow. A high tower window - half-masked by storm-beat creeper - a pale face looking out - waiting... Cija doesn’t wait long... plunged into the war blazing across the continent of Atlantis... ''
Jane Gaskell Atlan Macdonald 1985 Pages browned else Fine in Near Fine Dust Jacket. £5.00 Second in the Atlan saga.
Jane Gaskell Sun Bubble Weidenfeld & Nicolson 1990 First Edition First Printing Signatures differentially browned else Fine book in Fine Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''The sun bubble contains Julia and Joey, incompatible lovers, yet the relationship is warm and strong. Outside is Julia's other life: as Sukey's mother, as a magazine journalist, as owner of a house which builders are systematically ruining, as a woman trying valiantly to maintain a balance. And then the other world. This too is breaking through.'' A novel of modern life.
Mark Gatiss The Devil in Amber A ''Shocker'' Simon & Schuster 2006 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a touch of wear at the top of the front fold. Signed by the Author on a St Bede's Convent School bookplate stuck to the prelim page £15.00 ''Lucifer Box - the gorgeous butterfly of King Bertie's reign, portraitist, dandy and terribly good secret agent - is feeling his age. Assigned to observe the activities of fascist leader Olympus Mons and his fanatical Amber Shirts.. Box finds himself framed for a vicious murder... ''
Mark Gatiss The Devil in Amber A ''Shocker'' Simon & Schuster 2006 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top & base of spine & lower front corners bumped, a couple of page corner tips creased else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed Dust Jacket £7.50 ''Lucifer Box - the gorgeous butterfly of King Bertie's reign, portraitist, dandy and terribly good secret agent - is feeling his age. Assigned to observe the activities of fascist leader Olympus Mons and his fanatical Amber Shirts.. Box finds himself framed for a vicious murder... ''
Anne Gay The Brooch Of Azure Midnight Orbit 1991 First Edition First Printing Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket Signed by the Author on the Title Page & With Publisher's promotional sheet £5.00 ''Spiderglass is a vast interplanetary combine... Karel is the youngest member of the Board, and learned early... to trust his family even less than outsiders... Karel creates a double-edged weapon... But then the Gate is discovered... Instantaneous matter-transmission... will change humanity... ''
Michael Gear Raising Abel Warner 2002 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine and top page edges browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a little wear at the top of the spine. £5.00 ''... paleoanthropologist Veronica Tremaine's nightmare begins. Her brother... an anthropologist, has been tortured and murdered... the charred corpse of his girlfriend... is found... scienists on three continents... are dead or missing... her brother mentioned solving a 60,000-year-old-mystery... a global conspiracy exists to kill one small child.''
David Gemmell (Also as Ross Harding) Dark Moon Bantam 1996 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and top front corner, and page edges a little browned else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket. £15.00 ''... Then, on one unforgettable day, a dark moon rose above the Great Northern Desert... In moments the desert had vanished.. and a great city could be seen glittering... From this city re-emerged the blood-hungry Daroth, powerful and immortal, immune to spear and sword... Now the fate of the human race rests on the talents of three heroes... ''
David Gemmell (Also as Ross Harding) Echoes Of The Great Song Bantam 1997 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, light spine crease and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in Dust Jacket, creased at the top of the spine and with a short superficial scratch on the rear panel. £7.50 ''They were immortal and lived like kings - even though their empire was dying. Conceited and selfish, the Avatars ruled the fallen world through magic and arcane science. But then two moons appeared in the sky, and a terrible enemy breached the gateway between the worlds... ''
David Gemmell Hero In the Shadows Bantam 2000 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... returns to the savage lands of his acclaimed Drenai Saga... The ruined city of Kuan-Hador reeks of dark mystery... it is home to fearsome wild things and legends that freeze the blood... was the capital of a vast empire ruled by evil sorcerers... trapped in another world... and the spell of imprisonment has begun to fade... Waylander... must kill a man who cannot die.''
David Gemmell (Also as Ross Harding) Lion Of Macedon Century 1991 First Edition Second Printing Bruised at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £40.00 ''At the beginning stands Parmenion, a half-breed boy in a city of heroes, hated, bullied, forced repeatedly to fight for his life. Yet he is unbroken, this boy awarded the title strategos for his military genius; and soon he will leave Sparta to become the deadliest warrior of the ancient world... '' Scarce in Hardback
David Gemmell Midnight Falcon Bantam 1999 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine and bruised at top and page edges a little browned else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''The ghosts of the past stand close in an epic story that begins with a young man's avowal: 'Tell him that one day I shall cut his vile heart out.' The speaker is Bane... Born of treachery, his name a curse, he grew up among the warriors of the Rigante. They valued his skills in war, but they feared the violence in his heart... continues the compelling tale of the Rigante... ''
David Gemmell Ravenheart Bantam 2001 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned and age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a tiny wear-spot at the top of the front fold £5.00 ''... One woman remains who follows the ancient paths once trod by the Rigante. She is the Wyrd of Wishing Tree Wood, and she alone knows the nature of the evil soon to be unleashed on a doomed and unsuspecting world... ''
David Gemmell (Also as Ross Harding) Stormrider Bantam 2002 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine and top corners and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... Centuries after Connavar's triumphant battles gained the Rigante their freedom, the clan finds itself oppressed once again. Magic that once flourished has been all but snuffed out... only in the north are the clansmen free... the magic still reigns, strengthened by the bold, brilliant victories of the outlaw leader known as Ravenheart... ''
David Gemmell Sword in the Storm Bantam 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned and slightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Deep in the green mountain lands of the Rigante lies the settlement of the Three Streams, whose people worship the gods of Air and Water, and the spirits of the Earth. Among them lives a boy whose destiny is written in starlight. He is Connavar, the Demonblade, born in a storm that doomed his father... ''
David Gemmell (Also as Ross Harding) The Legend Of Deathwalker Bantam 1996 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top & base of spine & page edges browned & slightly marked else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket. £10.00 ''Garen-Tsen, the sadistic power behind the Gothir throne, believes the magical gems will lead him to glory, and sends the Elite soldiers of the Gothir army to sack the Shrine, and butcher the few defenders . They cannot lose: five thousand men against a handful of savages and a renegade Drenai warrior. But the savages are led by one of the most brilliant strategists of the day. And the renegade is Druss the Legend. ''
David Gemmell (Also as Ross Harding) The Swords Of Night And Day Bantam 2004 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''A thousand years after they fell in battle, two heroes - Druss and Skilgannon - are revered throughout the war-torn lands of the Drenai... But what is the soul of one such hero could be called back from the void... the ageless evil of the Eternal threatens... two legendary heroes will once again lead the way to freedom... ''
David Gemmell Troy Bantam 2005-7 All Are First Edition First Printing (Three Volumes) Slightly bumped/bruised at top and/or base of spines and page edges lightly browned else Fine copies in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £35.00 ''Helikaon. the young prince... haunted by a scarred and traumatic childhood. The priestess Andromache... and the legendary warrior Argurios... a city torn apart by destructive rivalries... a time of bravery and betrayal... bloodshed and fear. A time for heroes... ''
David Gemmell Troy Lord Of The Silver Bow Bantam 2005 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and one page corner tip creased else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with small (3mm) tear at base of spine £10.00 ''Helikaon. the young prince... haunted by a scarred and traumatic childhood. The priestess Andromache... and the legendary warrior Argurios... a city torn apart by destructive rivalries... a time of bravery and betrayal... bloodshed and fear. A time for heroes... ''
David Gemmell (Also as Ross Harding) White Wolf Bantam 2003 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''Skilgammon the Damned had vanished from the pages of history... the General had taken the legendary Swords of Night and Day... Now he must travel through a perilous, demon-haunted realm seeking a mysterious temple, and the ageless goddess who rules it... But he does not travel alone. The man beside him is Druss the Legend... ''
Mary Gentle (Also as Roxanne Morgan) 1610 A Sundial In A Grave Gollancz 2003 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''... Four hundred years ago, magic is fast becoming science. Robert Fludd, English physician and astrologer, has inherited... Hermetic knowledge... and Bruno's method of foretelling the future. But Fludd doesn't like the future centuries that he sees. He decides to alter them... ''
Mary Gentle Golden Witchbreed Gollancz 1983 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and lower corners, a couple of light spine creases and page edges a little marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with the spine panel slightly faded £7.50 ''The distant world of Orthe... is inhabited by a race almost identical to humans, except that until they reach adolescence they are... without gender... Once the Ortheans built a great civilisation, but it was destroyed in a terrible holocaust... the people known as The Golden Witchbreed, the last direct link with the ancient Ortheans, feared and shunned...''
Mary Gentle Grunts! Bantam 1992 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine, slight spine lean and page edges a little browned else Fine book in Dust Jacket with spine panel background slightly faded, a touch of wear at the top of the front fold, and a nick at the edge of the trailing spine crease and another on the rear fold £15.00 ''...An orc is an eighteen-stone fighting machine made of muscle, hide, talon and tusk, with a villainous disposition and a mean sense of humour... a poor dumb grunt - the much-abused foot soldier of the Evil Horde of Darkness... Grunts is a triumphant tactical advance into comic territory... capturing all the dirty realism and grim comedy of sword and sorcery from the bad guys' point of view... ''
Mary Gentle Ilario: The Lion's Eye The First History Gollancz 2006 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Corners slightly rubbed and light crease to upper and lower rear corners else Fine book. £3.00 ''It's AD 1428 and history is different. Born a true hermaphrodite, Ilario has lived as the King's Freak... All Ilario wants is to be one of the first - and best - painters of the age... to paint things as they really are... In North Africa, Visigoth-ruled Carthage lies under the eternal darkness of the Penitence... '' Set in the universe of Ash.
Michael Gerber Barry Trotter and the Unnecessary Sequel Gollancz 2003 First Edition First Printing Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''Like a chronic skin condition, the world's most irritating wizard is back! Barry Trotter... has returned to the Hogwash School for Wizardry and Witchcrap... ''
Anna Louise Germeshausen Cats In Crime... and others Norris 1970 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Stapled wraps slightly rubbed else Fine booklet Illustrated by Frank Utpatel £7.50 ''This collection is the distillation of much reading, much doing and some thinking during a long and active business career... '' Short stories Introduced by Bob Bloch - Beneath the Law; Fog; To Wake The Dead; The Friend; Future Fugitive and Exit Roberto - 30pp. Limited to 300 unnumbered copies,
Zulfikar Ghose A New History of Torments Hutchinson 1982 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £10.00 ''... set in the South American jungle... a wealthy ranch-owner... supplants his wife of two decades with a young and greedy mistress... drought withers the crops, vampire bats ravage the herds... his children... leave home for adventures... deliver two million dollars worth of gold bullion... in return for an ancient map which... points the way to El Dorado... ''
T. S. J. Gibbard The Starseed Mission Hale 1980 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and top page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like, slightly worn, Dust Jacket. With Publisher's Review Slip £7.50 ''After countless aeons he awakened... entombed abord a starship... bearing mankind's seed from the doomed flower of empire, his ship had wandered into the field of a black hole... ''
Gary Gibson Final Days Tor (UK) 2011 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine & lower corners else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. With Publishers' Information Sheet £7.50 ''It's 2235 and through the advent of wormhole technology more than a dozen interstellar colonies have been linked to Earth... Saul Dumont... 's trying to cope with the loss of the wormhole link to the Galileo system, which has stranded him on Earth far from his wife and child... he stumbles across a conspiracy... ''
Gary Gibson Nova War Second Book of the Shoal Sequence Tor (UK) 2009 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Found adrift near a Bandatti colony world far away from Consortium space, Dakota and Corso found themselves prisoners of the Bandatti - the alien race from whom Dakota stole the film suit technology, and for which they now want payment... ''
William Gibson All Tomorrow's Parties Viking 1999 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and across top of front board else Fine book in laminated boards (as issued) and slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... Written in his characteristically stylish cyber-noir prose and depicting an uniquely envisioned future... reintroduces characters from Virtual Light and Idoru and completes... stunningly imagined trilogy of the soon-to-be-post-Net world.''
William Gibson Idoru Viking 1996 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine, lower edge of front board and lower front corner tip else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. With Publisher's Press Release £5.00 ''...Rei Toei is the beautiful, mysterious (and entirely virtual) media star adored by all Japan: the idoru. Tokyo, almost destroyed by a stupendous earthquake and now recreated, has become subtly different... The very nature of reality seems different here, and it's possible that the idoru is as real as she wants or needs to be... enough to put all their lives in danger, even as she breaks their hearts.''
William Gibson Pattern Recognition Putnam 2004 First Edition in Paperback First Printing Corners slightly creased/rubbed else fine book £3.00 ''... Cayce Pollard is a new kind of prophet - a world-renowned 'coolhunter' who predicts the hottest trends. While in London to evaluate the redesign of a famous corporate logo, she's offered a different assignment: find the creator of the obscure, enigmatic video clips being uploaded on the Internet... ''
William Gibson The Difference Engine Gollancz 1990 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and lower page edges slightly rubbed else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £15.00 ''... a tour de force by two of science fiction's most talented and controversial writers, a brilliantly conceived alternate history, steeped in superbly evoked atmosphere and featuring a dazzling cast of characters... fictional and historical.''
William Gilmour The Undying Land Grant 1985 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly worn Dust Jacket with the price removed Illustrated by Kevin Johnson £5.00 ''Johnathan, a British adventurer... has developed an engine... installed in an advanced helicopter... takes him... to Nairobi... somewhere in the heart of the Dark Continent he disappears... a hidden land of monstrous beasts and barbaric men... ''
Stephen Goldin A World Called Solitude Doubleday 1981 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped and rubbed at top and base of spine and page edges a little browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a small scratch on the spine panel. £5.00 ''Birk Aaland thought he'd reached the perfect planet. A fugitive from Earth's tyrannical government, he found himself stranded on an uncharted world whose long-deserted cities... still functioned... after eleven years, his fragile peace is shattered... ''
William Goldman Brothers Grafton 1986 First Edition in the UK First Printing Top front corner and next 20 pages slightly bumped, creased and rubbed - else Fine Uncorrected Proof £5.00 ''... the anti-hero Scylla returns from what his enemies had hoped was gory death, his killing skills finely honed... Pitted against him is a new generation of experts... Chief amongst these is The Blonde, who has raised the arts of death to an obsessive, maniacal perfection... '' Sequel to Marathon Man
Lisa Goldstein (Also as Isabel Glass) The Dream Years Bantam 1985 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... on one strange and magical day, a mysterious, dark-haired woman named Solange leads him decades into the future, to the volatile time of May 1968 in Paris... Together Robert and Solange learn the awesome powers of the imagination to transform darkness into light, lies into truth, death into love, and prepare the way for a visionary war of dreams in the 21st century.''
Tony Gonzales Eve The Empyrean Age Gollancz 2008 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Fine book With Publisher's Press Release £5.00 ''A clone with no name or past awakens to a cruel existence, hunted mercilessly for crimes he may never know; yet he stand close to the pinnacle of power in New Eden... and among the downtrodden masses of a corporation-owned world, a man named Tibus Heath is about to launch a revolution... ''
Terry Goodkind Faith Of The Fallen Gollancz 2000 First Edition in the UK Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''... Emperor Jagang, having brutally subjugated Anderith, is poised to unleash his horde of the Imperial Order on the free people of the New World... ''
Terry Goodkind Soul of the Fire Orion 1999 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised and lightly creased at top and base of spine and some page edges lightly marked (tea?) else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''Beware the Chimes, and if need be great, draw for yourself thrice on the barren earth, in sand and salt and blood, a Fatal Grace... Kahlan and Richard are destined to see their souls tempered in the fiery cauldron of battle... for them there is no place so dangerous as a world without magic... ''
Terry Goodkind Temple Of The Winds Tor 1997 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... Yet a greater threat remains. Everything that Richard has learned thus far, all the wisdom, the magic, and the conviction he holds, will be for naught as the power-mad Emperor Jagang returns with his multitude of demonic underlings. For Richard must now challenge the impossible: the magic that thwarts magic... ''
Terry Goodkind The Law of Nines HarperCollins 2009 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and spine silver decoration a little rubbed else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''... Turning 27 may be terrifying for some, but for Alex, a struggling artist living in the mid-western United States, it is cataclysmic. Inheriting a huge expanse of land should have made him a rich and happy man; but something... has made him... into... A target for extreme and uncompromising violence... '' Thriller.
Stuart Gordon The Eyes Trilogy Sidgwick & Jackson 1974 First Combined Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top & base of spine & page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with the spine panel a little faded With Publisher's Review Slip £15.00 ''They fought for racial purity in Phadraig. All around were monsters, but the stern hierarchy of the old city was ruthless... the mutants would be halted. But the long-heralded birth of the one-eyed babe broke the tradition... ''
Stuart Gordon The Eyes Trilogy Sidgwick & Jackson 1974-6 All are First Edition in Hardback First Printing (Three Volumes) Slightly bumped at top and/or base of spines, page edges lightly age-darkened and volume 2 with a heavy ?coffee? splash on top page edges else Fine books in like Dust Jacket - volumes 2 & 3 with Publisher's pricing stickers and Volume 2 with the Author's name on the spine almost faded £20.00 ''They fought for racial purity in Phadraig. All around were monsters, but the stern hierarchy of the old city was ruthless... the mutants would be halted. But the long-heralded birth of the one-eyed babe broke the tradition... ''
Ed Gorman Blood Red Moon Headline 1994 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges a little browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... When former FBI criminologist Robert Payne receives $10,000 in an unmarked envelope he knows there has to be a catch. the catch comes in the shape of a glamorous blonde. She wants Payne to find the man who killed her daughter... Payne keeps the money and packs his bags and sets off beneath the blood red moon... ''
Ed Gorman The Silver Scream Headline 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in creased and slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''Parkhurst is a fine Iowa town - pretty, well ordered and peaceful... But that peace is about to be destroyed forever... Writer Darcy McCain is not what you'd expect... Gentle young women don't bust out of jail and hop freight trains with half the state police on their trail. But Darcy's serving time for murder and she's got one hope of overturning her conviction... that hope is fading fast on a bed in Parkhurst... ''
Sherry Gottlieb Worse Than Death Tor 2000 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... an absorbing erotic thriller involving a detective's romantic relationship with the female vampire who can give him eternal life... along with her sexual favors... sexy, violent and full of dark humor... ''
Ron Goulart Flux & The Tin Angel Millington 1978 First Edition in Hardback First Printing & Thus Bruised at top & base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''In FLUX secret agent Ben Jolson has to sort out... Jasper where girls and boys are being made into human bombs which explode on contact. Jolson is a member of the... Chameleon Corps... Bowser is the TIN ANGEL, a wise-cracking bionic dog and top-rated star of 1999's television... ''
Tom Grace Spyder Web Warner 1999 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''... A tiny programmable device, Spyder can pry open the most heavily guarded computer networks in the world... the battle to control this confidential information has begun, and a former U.S. Navy SEAL has walked into the middle of the fight... ''
David Graham Seven Years to Sunset Hale 1985 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £10.00 ''The Vietnam War approaches its explosive climax... a wrecked US Hercules staggers homeward... Bowman, the pilot... bale out... robbed of memory by the injury... still instinctively searching for the key to fragments of memory... a past he cannot ignore, and a climax of stunning dimensions.''
Ian Graham Monument Orbit 2002 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Ballas is a drunk and a vagrant. In his eyes there is only greed, and in his heart only bitterness. Such a man is not suited to legend... When a young priest saves him from a beating... Ballas does not know how to react... he betrays him by stealing... but it is no trinket to be sold in the market... It is an artifact that will lead an army to hunt him down and bring the world to the edge of chaos... ''
Daniel Graham, Jr. The Gatekeepers Baen 1995 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at the base & bruised at the top of the spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Can one man, using today's technology, seize and control space, and then dictate terms to spacefaring nations? Aerospace industrialist Rolf Bernard will try to pull it off... SSTO (single stage to orbit)... will revolutionise space transportation in the next 20 years, and this is how.''
Charles L. Grant (Also as Timothy Boggs, Lionel Fenn, Simon Lake, Deborah Lewis, Geoffrey Marsh & Felicia Andrews) For Fear Of The Night Tor 1987 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine and top page edges slightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... the old pier... burned ten days ago... young Julie Etler had died... tonight his answering machine will have a message from Julie...Something awful is happening in Oceantide - something that leaves no one untouched... ''
Charles L. Grant Raven New English Library 1993 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''The dead time of year. February. Night falling, light fading. No colour. Trees, black skeletons against the snow. then, silent and sudden, the raven. Dark omen of death. While the man who leaves no tracks, the faceless man, watches. Inside, huddled, the people, trapped. Phone dead. No more passing cars... And now, the quick splash of colour. The colour of blood.''
Charles L. Grant The Pet Tor 1986 First Edition First Printing Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''An exceptionally chilling novel of human darkness and inhuman terror... early frost crisps the bracing Autumn air... Ashford N.J. has become the new stalking ground for the Howler, a serial child-killer... ''`
Maxwell Grant The Shadow Two Complete Novels From The Shadow's Private Annals Sanctum/Nostalgia Ventures 2006 First Combined Edition First Printing (Paper) Dark spot to top page edges, top rear corner rubbed else Fine 10 x 7'' book £7.50 Spotlight on the Shadow by Anthony Tollin; Crime Insured (Walter B. Gibson, July '37) ''... underworld gangs begin purchasing crime insurance to protect themselves... ''; Introduction to The Golden Vulture by Will Murray; The Golden Vulture (July '38) ''Gilded death strikes ruthlessly and brings The Shadow to Miami to investigate suicides that aren't... ''
Maxwell Grant The Shadow Volume 12 Two Complete Novels From The Shadow's Private Annals Sanctum/Nostalgia Ventures 2007 First Combined Edition First Printing (Paper) Some lower corners lightly creased else Fine 10 x 7'' book £7.50 Foreword by Mark Wilson; Serpents of Siva (April '38) ''The Shadow is ensnared by the mystic power of the East when he battles an ancient cult and the Serpents of Siva''; Spotlight on The Shadow by Anthony Tollin; Houdini's Shadowy Successor; The Magigals Mystery; Walter Gibson's Magical Journey by Will Murray; Death Comes to the Magician by Sidney Slon & more
Richard Grant Tex and Molly in the Afterlife Avon 1996 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly creased and rubbed Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... a poignant, endlessly imaginative, and hilariously provocative novel of invigorating power and mystical absurdity...''
Rob Grant (Also as Grant Naylor with Doug Naylor) Fat Gollancz 2006 First Edition First Printing Hint of edge wear else Fine Uncorrected Proof £4.00 ''It's unclear precisely when it became illegal to be fat. Of course, technically, it's not, even in this day and age. Even with the blatant persecution of all tubbies, there's no official legislation on any statute book that comes right out and says fatness is against the law. But it is.''
Alasdair Gray 1982 Janine Cape 1984 First Edition First Printing Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, price clipped, overstickered, Dust Jacket, with a short (3.5 mm) tear at the lower edge pf the rear flap £10.00 ''This already dated novel is set inside the head of an ageing, divorced, alcoholic, insomniac supervisor of security installations who is tippling in the bedroom of a small Scottish hotel.... it is mainly a sado-masochistic fetishistic fantasy.''
Alasdair Gray A History Maker Canongate 1995 First Edition Thus First Printing (Paper) Corners/edges lightly rubbed else Fine book £3.00 ''... Alasdair Gray has written a tale of border warfare, military and erotic, set in the Ettrick Forest of the twenty-third century. Superbly muscled Wat Dryhope, son of the Ettric chief, is unhappy about his clan's violent and permissive life style. Only when challenged by the fearfully seductive Delilah Puddock and her plot to restore the competitive exploitation of human resources does he learn to embrace the women and traditional values he truly loves... ''
Alasdair Gray A History Maker Canongate 1994 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... Alasdair Gray has written a tale of border warfare, military and erotic, set in the Ettrick Forest of the twenty-third century. Superbly muscled Wat Dryhope, son of the Ettric chief, is unhappy about his clan's violent and permissive life style. Only when challenged by the fearfully seductive Delilah Puddock and her plot to restore the competitive exploitation of human resources does he learn to embrace the women and traditional values he truly loves... ''
Alasdair Gray Ten Tales Tall And True Bloomsbury 1993 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''This book contains more tales than ten so the title is a tall tale too. I would spoil my book if I shortened it, spoil the title if I made it true. Social Realism... Sexual Comedy... Science Fiction... Satire... ''
Alasdair Gray The Fall Of Kelvin Walker A Fable of the Sixties Canongate 1985 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine and top page edges slightly age-darkened else Fine book in rubbed Dust Jacket with a small (2mm) tear at the top of the spine panel £5.00 ''... Kelvin Walker is in London to make his fortune. He plans to start at the top and through his absurd ambition a megalomania surfaces that is unrelieved by his insensitive and ruthless attempts at friendship and romance. Yet is he all bad? Or is it the establishment figures... who are the insidious villains... ''
Jennie Gray The Psychopomp The Gothic Society 1994 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Slightly bumped at top of spine else Fine book £7.50 ''Struggling through a web of dreams, drug hallucinations, and distorted perceptions, Jessica, a young student, tries to decipher the truth about her strange new friends... a vile zombie-like creature with a warped sense of humour... but... beautiful but sickly Amy... is even more terrifying... ''
Muriel Gray The Trickster HarperCollins 1994 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges a little browned and marked else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with a touch of wear at the top of the spine panel £7.50 ''Immortal, demonic, metamorphic and amoral - evil can play the most terrifying tricks... The Trickster He is a shape-shifter He kills without mercy He is as old as time Only one man can stand against him''
Andrew M. Greeley God Game Century 1986 First Edition in the UK First Printing Top front corner and top of spine bumped, pages slightly browned, else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''...when lightning strikes his satellite dish... he finds he is manipulating on his screen characters who are real people in a different world... he himself can never enter, although he must bear the responsibility... for the waging of their futile war, their lives and their loves...''
Joseph Green Gold The Man Gollancz 1971 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in lightly creased Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''Gold... is a genetically engineered homo superior, evolved in a future world in which mankind is threatened with extermination by aliens from another star system... one of the aliens, a 300-foot-high giant, has been captured... Gold, hidden in... the giant's brain, discovers what lies behind the assault on earth, and what he must do to save his fellow human-beings.... ''
Simon R. Green Blood And Honour Gollancz 1992 First Edition First Printing Page edges marked and foxed else Fine book in Fine Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... three princes, one mad, one bad and one too sick to fight for his father's throne. Which is where the Great Jordan came in. He had been one of the land's great actors... ''
Simon R. Green Blue Moon Rising Gollancz 1991 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and smudge on lower page edges else Fine book in slightly rubbed and creased Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £25.00 ''... Prince Rupert, the younger son... has been sent on a Quest. He wasn't supposed to come back. When he does, bringing the dragon with him - and the princess - he adds only confusion to disaster... even the help of the High Warlock - if they can sober him up for long enough - may not... hold back the long night... '' His first book.
Simon R. Green Deathstalker Coda Gollancz 2005 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and some page corners bumped else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £10.00 ''... the final volume of the great Deathstalker Saga. Two Deathstalkers must fight for the survival of Humanity: Lewis Deathstalker, in the present, and Owen Deathstalker in the past... '' Apparently published 2 weeks after the US edition.
Simon R. Green Deathstalker Return Gollancz 2004 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £7.50 ''Lewis Deathstalker is on the run, with an evil Empire snapping at his heels. He and his companions... travel from world to world, searching for help and answers to the mysteries of the past... On Lachrimae Christi, an old legend... tells them the truth... finally, they come to ... the culmination... the return of Owen Deathstalker.''
Colin Greenland Daybreak On A Different Mountain A Fantasy Novel Unwin Hyman 1984 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Signed and Personalised by the Author on the Title Page £7.50 ''Walled off from a world it no longer remembers, the city of Thryn decays in arrogant isolation... Lupio, a cynical and decadent young aristocrat... decides to break ancient law and flee... He joins up with Dubilier, a failed poet and dreamer... Together they travel through completely unknown lands... ''
Colin Greenland Harm's Way HarperCollins 1993 First Edition First Printing (Trade Paper) Fine book £4.00 ''... into the dark heart of a romantic era that never was, when Britannia ruled the stars. Filled with extravagant Dickensian characters and weird, exotic locations, Harms Way audaciously marries the classic Victorian coming of age story with the whirlwind excitement of space opera.''
Colin Greenland Harm's Way HarperCollins 1993 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine and top page edges lightly foxed else Fine book in like, unpriced, Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... into the dark heart of a romantic era that never was, when Britannia ruled the stars. Filled with extravagant Dickensian characters and weird, exotic locations, Harms Way audaciously marries the classic Victorian coming of age story with the whirlwind excitement of space opera.''
Colin Greenland Other Voices Unwin Hyman 1988 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine and lower corners else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''In this dark, dramatic novel of power and deprivation Colin Greenland takes us away from the prairies and jungles of his previous book The Hour of the Thin Ox, up into the mountains, and the no-man's-land between the living and the dead.''
Colin Greenland Seasons Of Plenty The Tabith Jute Trilogy Volume 2 HarperCollins 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page and with Promotional Booklet £5.00 ''Space Captain Tabitha Jute... has defeated the Capellan overlords, and liberated the gigantic alien spaceship known as Plenty. Now she and her friends have to get out of the system. And quickly. So begins the first human voyage to another star - a journey that will take the strange ship and a motley complement of refugees and villains... into the unknown reaches of time and space... ''
Colin Greenland Take Back Plenty Unwin Hyman 1990 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Covers slightly marked else Fine book £5.00 Promotional 'teaser' of second chapter only.
Colin Greenland The Hour Of The Thin Ox Unwin Hyman 1987 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges a little browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a 25mm tear at base of front panel adjacent to spine with one crease Signed and Personalised by the Author on the Title Page £5.00 ''The barbarians are coming... In tranquil, prosperous Bryland, House Curram holds a glittering banquet and a young heiress learns of the terrible new engine that will change everything: the revolving gun... ''
Stephen Gregory The Woodwitch Heinemann 1988 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top & base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with a (?fingernail) split in the gutter of the rear panel. £4.00 ''Solicitor's clerk Andrew Pinkney seems a nice sort of man... But what can he want with the decaying carcasses of a badger and a swan? And what is he doing with a heap of foul-smelling phallus-shaped fungi aptly called stinkhorns... Andrew's experiment becomes an obsession, nightmarish in its intensity... ''
John Gribbin Reunion Gollancz 1991 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges a little marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a spot of wear at the tips of the rear fold. With Publisher's Review sheet £5.00 ''It is over a thousand years since the events of Double Planet, when a group of cosmonauts crashed a comet into the Moon, thereby bringing a potentially life-supporting atmosphere... a revolution is brewing among the Moon colony... Within this violent struggle, Tugela has a vital role to play... ''
Nicola Griffith The Blue Place Avon 1998 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped and rubbed at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £15.00 ''A police lieutenant... until she retired at twenty-nine... out walking, she turns a corner and collides with a running woman... behind her a house explodes, incinerating... a renowned art historian... a deadly international game of forgery, drugs, money and murder... forging an intense erotic bond between the two women... ''
Jon Courtenay Grimwood (Also As Jonathan Grimwood) 9Tail Fox Gollancz 2005 First Edition First Printing Top front corner bumped & slightly bumped at base of spine & lower front corner & page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £7.50 ''... Sergeant Bobby Zha of the SFPD is desperate to find out who murdered him. But he also needs some answers to some other questions. like, why is he in another man's body? Why is someone trying to kill him, again... And why is he being haunted by a nine-tailed Celestial fox?... ''
Jon Courtenay Grimwood Effendi The Second Arabesk Earthlight 2002 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped & rubbed at top & base of spine & page edges a little marked else Fine book in like, slightly creased Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £10.00 ''Among many other things, Ashraf Bey is a fugitive from the US justice system (definitely); son of the Emir of Tunis (possibly); and chief of detectives in the El Iskandryian police force (apparently). Small wonder that he's a little confused... ''
Jon Courtenay Grimwood (Also as Jonathan Grimwood) Effendi The Second Arabesk Earthlight 2002 First Edition First Printing Slightly bruised at top of spine and lower rear corner else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket. Signed and Inscribed to Tanith (Lee) £25.00 ''Among many other things, Ashraf Bey is a fugitive from the US justice system (definitely); son of the Emir of Tunis (possibly); and chief of detectives in the El Iskandryian police force (apparently). Small wonder that he's a little confused... ''
Jon Courtenay Grimwood End Of The World Blues Gollancz 2006 First Edition First Printing Lower front corner bruised, covers slightly rubbed else Fine Uncorrected Proof Signed by the Author on the Title Page £4.00 ''Kit Nouveau didn't escape himself when he flew to Japan. He runs a bar in... Tokyo and is having an affair with the wife of a High Yakusa ganglord... Nijie has stolen fifteen million dollars, she's on the run, she's just killed a man and she has a cat who knows more than it should. It's a lot to deal with when you haven't even left school... ''
Jon Courtenay Grimwood Pashazade The First Arabesk Earthlight 2001 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £7.50 ''... El Iskandruia is North Africa's most urbane city. A metropolis where cultures meet and clash, and money buys you everything but safety... In a world where Germany won the First World War... In a Middle East where the Ottoman Empire still dominates... '' Arthur Clarke Award Nominee for 2002.
Jon Courtenay Grimwood redRobe Earthlight 2000 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Covers a little rubbed, lower cover corners slightly creased and a few page corner tips creased else Fine Uncorrected Proof. Signed by the Author on the Title Page. £4.00 ''Ex-assassin Axl Borja has secrets. The least of them is he's just agreed to do one last hit. The only problem is, he hasn't yet told his gun. His Excellency Cardinal Santo Ducque faces political ruin if he can't regain the Vartican's missing billions, secreted away by dead Pope Joan. Mai is a Japanese kinderwhore, kidnapped and held hostage on space habitat Samsara... ''
Jon Courtenay Grimwood Stamping Butterflies Gollancz 2004 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with the lower edge of the front panel a little crumpled Signed by the Author on the Title Page £5.00 ''... When someone attempts to assassinate the US President... the West is stunned and puzzled... The man himself will say nothing... does the answer actually lie elsewhere in time? Where a young emperor, ruler of 148 billion souls, waits alone in the Forbidden City for his own assassin and a butterfly to stamp.''
Jonathan Grimwood (Also As Jon Courtenay Grimwood) The Last Banquet Gollancz 2005 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top & base of spine & lower corners else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''A story of revolution and one man's hunger.. Jean-Marie d'Aumout... diplomat and spy... driven by one obsession: the pursuit of the perfect taste... the ultimate feast... Rising through the ranks of eighteenth-century French society, he feasts with lords, ladies and eventually kings... '' Appears to be an Historical novel
Ian Gunn Space*Time Buccaneers Fishlifter Press 1999 First Edition in the UK First Printing (Paper) Corners slightly curled and faint (tea?) splash on front cover else Fine A4 Spine-Stapled book. £3.00 ''Ian always intended Space*Time Buccaneers to be in graphic comic format... various episodes... appeared in Thyme (Australia), Proper Boskonian (USA), Inconsequential Parallax (Australia) and Phlogiston (New Zealand)... ''

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