Books For Sale - October 2014
Author Title Edition Condition Price Details
Greye La Spina Invaders From The Dark Arkham House 1960 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket worn at the top and base of the spine, and slightly worn at the tips of the front fold £40.00 ''... lycanthropy is not a subject many authors treat convincingly... a minor classic in the genre, comparable to Dracula in the lore of the vampire... the story of the efforts of Portia Differdale to protect the man she loves from deadly peril... Her battle against dark powers is a story straight out of the Gothic tradition with Victorian overtones... ''
Mercedes Lackey Burning Brightly Daw 2000 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine and lower edge of front board slightly faded else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... Valdemar - at a time when this magical kingdom faces war with its most powerful enemy... a young man emerges who has abilities never seen before - a Gift so terrifying that even the Heralds... fear him... ''
Mercedes Lackey Changes Collegium Chronicles Book Three Daw 2011 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and black felt pen remainder line across lower page edges else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Mags was a Herald Trainee in the brand new Heraldic Collegium in Haven, Valdemar's capital… his background of unimaginable poverty... set him apart... he had found his own special group of friends... there were mysterious agents in the city... who sought to bring down the kingdom... '' Following Foundation and Intrigues
Mercedes Lackey Phoenix and Ashes The Elemental Masters, Book Three Daw 2004 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... Eleanor was forced to endure a painful and frightening ritual... during which the smallest finger of her left hand was severed and buried... For her stepmother was an Elemental Master of Earth... not just an ordinary Master - a Master who practised the darker blood-fuelled arts... ''
Mercedes Lackey Spirits White As Lightning Baen 2001 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed and creased, Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''Can Eric stop Aerune's latest plan? Only if he finds out about it... but between babysitting a visiting Healer, training a banjo-playing Bard... dealing with a dragon... Eric's got his hands full. Saving the world's never been more necessary - or come at a higher price.''
Mercedes Lackey Take A Thief A Novel of Valdemar Daw 2001 First Edition First Printing Bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... it was after school that Skif got his real education...he could slip into the laundry rooms of wealthier homes and dress himself as a page. In the proper livery a young boy would be essentially invisible... and Skif could easily pocket a certain percentage of the food he was serving... ''
Mercedes Lackey The Black Gryphon Daw 1994 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... magic is still a wild and uncontrolled force... Skandranon Rashkae is perhaps the finest specimen of his race... everything a gryphon should be... the evil mage... Maar is... advancing on Urtho's Keep... with a huge force... Skandranon is sent to spy across enemy lines... and... doesn't return... ' The first book in the Valdemar: Mage Wars fantasy series.
Mercedes Lackey The Fire Rose Baen 1995 First Edition First Printing (Second State Dust Jacket) Slightly bumped at base of spine and lower rear corner else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''Rosalind Hawkins is a medieval scholar from a fine family in Chicago. Unfortunately, her professor father has speculated away the family money and died, leaving young Rosalind with no fortune and no future. Desolate with grief, forced to cut her education short, she agrees to go West to take a job as a governess to a wealthy man... ''
Mercedes Lackey The Gates of Sleep Daw 2002 First Edition First Printing (Note: Copyright Page shows 2001 erroneously) Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... Marina... seventeen years... fostered... ward of three bohemian artists in turn-of-the-century England... a free thinker... she and her foster parents were Elemental Masters of magic... learning to control her growing powers... a fledgling Water Master of enormous potential... '' Book 2 of The Elemental Masters
Mercedes Lackey The Mage Winds Trilogy Millennium 1994-6 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Bruised at top and/or base of spine and a couple of corners else Fine copies in like, unpriced, Dust Jacket. £30.00 ''An'desha is recovering from possession by a great evil... Karal is sixteen, an inexperienced envoy... are at the heart of a whirlwind - Valdemar... a place full of colour and turbulence... on the western horizon, the true storm, one that hearkens from displaced time, is growing... ''
Mercedes Lackey The Outstretched Shadow The Obsidian Trilogy: Book One Tor 2003 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine else Fine book in Dust Jacket with 25mm tear at top of rear fold and small spot of wear at the top of the front fold. £7.50 ''Kellen Tavdon, son of the Arch-Mage Lycaedon, thought he knew the way the world worked... Then he found the forbidden Books of Wild Magic... Banished, with the Outlaw Hunt on his heels, Kellen invokes Wild Magic... '' Scarce
Mercedes Lackey The Serpent's Shadow Daw 2001 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and lower front corner else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, slightly rubbed along top edge of front panel £5.00 ''... her mother was a sorceress - a former priestess of the mystical magics fuelled by the powerful and fearsome pantheon of Indian gods... 'Yours is the magic of your father's blood, not mine... ' ... But Maya knew that she could not hide forever from the vindictive power which had murdered her parents... '' The Elemental Masters, Book One.
Mercedes Lackey The Silver Gryphon Daw 1996 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and small triangle of paper at the tip of the top front corner missing else Fine book in Fine Dust Jacket. £5.00 The third book in the Valdemar : Mage Wars fantasy series. ''the heroic Black Gryphon, legend of the Mage Wars, is now more the elder statesman than the conquering avenger. His twin sons, however, are more than keen to take on their father's legendary mantle, but their eagerness to enter the political arena pits them against horrific remnants of the Wars''
Mercedes Lackey This Rough Magic Baen 2003 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and top page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a touch of wear at the tips of the front fold £5.00 ''Corfu in the sixteenth century. Key to Asia. Repository of a magic older than history itself. No wonder the demon Chernobog must possess the island - for with it in his grasp, Chernobog can finally crush Venice and defeat his immortal enemy... Now all hope depends on the derring-do of the small band of heroes who fought against the demon before... ''
Mercedes Lackey To Light A Candle The Obsidian Trilogy, Book Two Tor 2004 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... the Demon Queen sends her forces against her human and elven enemies... young Kellen... joins the Elves' war council... ''
Mercedes Lackey Winds Of Fate Book One Of The Mage Winds Daw 1991 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, lower few mm of spine panel slightly faded and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with the spine panel background lightly faded £4.00 ''... now the realm is once more at risk, for Ancar of Hardorn will use every weapon at his command to conquer Valdemar... Elspeth... must... find a mentor who can awaken her untrained mage abilities... ''
Claude Lalumiere Objects of Worship ChiZine Publications 2009 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Page edges lightly browned else Fine Book Signed and Personalised by the Author on the Title Page £4.00 ''Twelve strange, eerie, sensual stories by a bold new voice... Capricious gods rule a world of women. Zombies breed human cattle. The son of a superhero must decide between his heritage and his religion. Young lovers worship a primordial spider god. The apocalyptic rebirth of the god of the elephants... ''
Harold Lamb Charlemagne The Legend and the Man Hale 1955 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bumped at top and bruised at base of spine, and page edges a little age-browned else Fine book in slightly worn and rubbed Dust Jacket with the spine panel a little faded and a short (2.5 mm) tear at the top of the spine panel.. £15.00 ''His name was Charles Those who hated him as a youth dubbed him the Churl. Generations after he died people remembered him as a great man... both Charles the man and Charles the Holy Roman Emperor are brought vividly to life... the man who eventually brought the entire Western world under absolute control and saw his rule sanctified... '' Scarce.
L. Jagi Lamplighter Prospero Regained Tor 2011 First Edition First Printing Fine book in like Dust Jacket. With Publisher's Promotional News Sheet £10.00 ''More than five centuries have passed since William Shakespeare shined the light of fame and infamy on Prospero, the sorcerer of Milan on whose island of exile the Bard set The Tempest. For long years his daughter, Miranda, eldest and most renowned of the old man's children, has run the family business, Prospero, Inc... '' Sequel to Prospero's Daughter
Margo Lanagan Black Juice Gollancz 2006 First Edition in Hardback & the UK First Printing (2005 World Fantasy Award Winner) Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £20.00 ''And through the silence comes something immense and leisurely, that sheds the filth of heaven from its dusty wings... Whatever it is, it comes for all of us, ant or angel, lost child in the forest or lady and lord of manners. Tonight it's come for my nan, and it gathers her up out of the thing that was her self... '' Eleven powerful stories...
Sterling E. Lanier Hiero's Journey Sidgwick & Jackson 1975 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges slightly marked and lightly age-darkened else Fine book in slightly worn and eroded Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''Per Hiero Desteen, priest, telepath and trained killer, is a man sent on a dubious mission - a search for the lost powers of the ancients. There's a giant deer, a bear that thinks and - a girl. On the side of evil are a pack of wizards, all mental adepts, and their friends... monster rats... giant ape-like creatures and others... some of them results of radiation-induced mutation... ''
Joe R. Lansdale (Also as M. Dean Bayer; Jack Buchanan; Mark Simmons & Ray Slater) By Bizarre Hands Ziesing 1989 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and top corners and page edges a little marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £10.00 Introduction by Lou Shiner and 16 stories: Fish Night; The Pit; Duck Hunt; By Bizarre Hands; The Steel Valentine; I Tell You It's Love; Letter From The South, Two Moons West of Nacogdoches; Boys Will Be Boys; The Fat Man and the Elephant; Hell Through a Windshield and six others
Joe R. Lansdale Flaming Zeppelins The Adventures of Ned the Seal Tachyon Press 2010 First Combined Edition First Printing (Trade Paper) Covers lightly creased, corners slightly rubbed, one page corner creased else Fine book £7.50 ''What do Annie Oakley, the disembodied head of Buffalo Bill Cody, Frankenstein, the Tin Man, Mark Twain, and a prehensile seal have in common?... as you leap with Sitting Bull from a flaming zeppelin in a desperate escape from an imperial Japanese enclave... upon the island of Dr. Moreau... Dracula approaches by sea... ''
Joe R. Lansdale Sunset and Sawdust Weidenfeld & Nicholson 2004 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''When the local constable at a sawmill camp in Texas is shot dead, his widow Sunset finds herself stepping into his shoes to investigate a bizarre double murder. Most of the townsfolk object to her wearing Pete's badge and gun: some because this is the 1930s... others because it was Sunset who blew off Pete's head in the first place... ''
Joe R. Lansdale Sunset and Sawdust Weidenfeld & Nicholson 2004 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised and slightly rubbed at top and base of spine else Fine Uncorrected Proof. £7.50 ''When the local constable at a sawmill camp in Texas is shot dead, his widow Sunset finds herself stepping into his shoes to investigate a bizarre double murder. Most of the townsfolk object to her wearing Pete's badge and gun: some because this is the 1930s... others because it was Sunset who blew off Pete's head in the first place... ''
Stephen Lawhead The Black Rood Voyager 2000 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £10.00 ''... Following the Great Crusade, Murdo Ranulfsson has returned to Scotland... Murdo's brother suddenly reappears, with word that the holy cross of the crucifixion - the Black Rood... is in the possession of the Knights Templar... Duncan determines to journey to Jerusalem and retrieve the Black Rood... ''
Stephen Lawhead The Iron Lance The Celtic Crusades: Book 1 HarperCollins 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned/age darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £10.00 ''In the year 1095, pope Urban II declares war on the infidel. Kings, princes and lords throughout Europe take up the cross and rush to join the Crusade Murdo Ranulfson is left behind to guard his family's interests... But... Driven to sea, Murdo follows the Crusade... Amid unimaginable brutality and ambition Murdo finally... obtains the relic which will guide his life and that of his descendants for centuries to come... ''
Stephen Laws The Wyrm Souvenir Press 1987 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges slightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''A dark and terrible evil slumbers... Slowly it is awakening and in its mind burns revenge against mankind... he probes the fragile core of our emotional armour, bringing us face to face with our deepest fears.''
Richard Laymon (Also as Richard Kelly) Among The Missing Headline 1999 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges a little browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £15.00 ''''At 2.32 a.m. a Jaguar roars along a lonely road in the California mountains. Behind the wheel sits the beautiful wife of Professor Grant Parkington. In spite of the night's chill she wears only a thin, skimpy nightgown... In the morning a naked body will be found... a body missing more than its clothes... ''
Richard Laymon Blood Games Headline 1992 First Edition First Printing Top page edges a little browned and foxed else Fine book in slightly creased and rubbed Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''They meet up for one week every year... five former co-eds in search of thrills and adventure... Helen has picked The Totem Pole Lodge. A deserted hotel with a sinister past... she'll tell the others the details of the massacre... night falls... the lodge is not as deserted as they thought... Helen goes into the shower. Alone.''
Richard Laymon (Also as Richard Kelly) Endless Night Headline 1993 First Edition First Printing Slightly worn and bumped at top and base of spine, corners slightly worn and page edges a little browned else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Judy Fargo is a cop's daughter, sweet sixteen but tougher than she looks. She's sleeping over at her friend Evelyn's house when the killers break in... ''
Richard Laymon (Also as Richard Kelly) Friday Night In Beast House Headline 2007 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a touch of wear at the base of the front fold. £10.00 ''Michael would do anything to get a date with Alison - anything. Alison had just one condition for guys that want to date her - they have to spend a night with her in the legendary Beast House... the chance of a lifetime, but if the stories about the Beast House are true it may also be a chance to die... '' Scarce - and oddly, copyrighted 2007 when Laymon died in 2001...
Richard Laymon In The Dark Headline 1994 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. £7.50 ''... the new librarian... receives a strange envelope. Inside is a fifty-dollar bill and a note... Jane... finds a second envelope. This one contains a one-hundred-dollar bill and a clue... Jane is hooked, this is one game she must play to the end... it pushes her into actions that she knows are crazy, immoral, criminal... ''
Richard Laymon One Rainy Night Headline 1991 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a short crease in the rear flap. £10.00 ''The water drops like a shroud on the town of Bixby. Warm, viscous and unnatural, it coats the inhabitants in an unending torrent - and turns them into crazy, hate-filled maniacs... ''
Ursula K. Le Guin A Fisherman Of The Inland Sea Science Fiction Stories Gollancz 1996 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly creased, price-clipped, Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''... a far-reaching catalogue of wonders... illuminate the earth on which ordinary men and women live. Astonishing in their diversity and power, her stories exhibit both the artistry of a major writer at the height of her powers and the humanity of a mature artist confronting the world with her gift of wonder still intact.''
Ursula K. Le Guin Searoad Chronicles of Klatsand HarperCollins 1991 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''In her first completely mainstream book of fiction, Ursula K. Le Guin... demonstrates why she is a major American novelist in any category.''
Ursula K. Le Guin The Telling Gollancz 2001 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, across top front board edge and small dent towards centre of front board and page edges a little marked Very Good book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''... Observer Sutty is sent upriver to Okzat-Okzat, a small city in the foothills of Rangma, to talk to the remnants in hiding of a cult practising a banned religion... The Corporation expects Sutty to report back so that the non-standardised folk stories and songs can be wiped out and the people 're-educated'. But Sutty herself is in for an education she never imagined... ''
Ursula K. Le Guin The Word For World Is Forest Gollancz 1977 First Edition in the UK & Thus First Printing Page edges slightly marked else Fine Book in lightly creased and browned Dust Jacket With Publisher's Review Slip £30.00 ''The Athsheans are, literally, little green men, dwelling peacefully among the forests of their world. Their culture places great emphasis on the importance of dreaming: their experiences while dreaming and awake are considered equally 'real' and valid... To most of the human colonists the planet... is there to be plundered... ''
Stephen Leacock Afternoons In Utopia Tales of the New Time Bodley Head 1932 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped and worn at top and base of spine, page edges and end papers foxed, hinge paper torn, covers slightly marked, spine and top page edges darkened and previous owner's name and date on prelim page - Good Copy £4.00 ''... an amusing picture of the further progress of medical science... a contrast between the cheery, adventurous wars of the past and the horrors of the war of the near future, as against the final war in Utopia... the (clockwork) General Sheridan's Ride, on a mechanical horse, in which he gets over half the distance remaining in each half minute of his (immortal) ride... ''
Tim Lebbon Coldbrook Corsair - Constable & Robinson 2010 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Front cover edges slightly rough-cut else Fine card covered paper booklet £5.00 59pp Sampler/Teaser for forthcoming novel - ''The end of the world is only the beginning'' An unedited, early version of the final text...
Sharon Lee Crystal Dragon Book Two of the Great Migration Duology Meisha Merlin 2006 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top & slightly bumped & rubbed at base of spine & page edges a little marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £10.00 ''You can't go home again... when home is a conspiracy that's been discovered and destroyed?... means working for the destroyers of galaxies?... is a spaceship that's calling out to the enemy?... and how do you fight an Enemy whose major form of attack is the de-crystallisation of everything around itself?... '' Sequel to Crystal Soldier
Sharon Lee Dragon Ship A New Liaden Universe Novel Baen 2012 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Signed by the Authors on a Pre-lim Page £10.00 ''First Class courier pilot Theo Waitley was already known as a nexus of violence - and then she inherited the precarious captaincy of a mysterious self-aware ship... Now she has a trade route to run for Clan Korval while she convinces the... ghost ship Bechino - and herself - that she wants to commit herself as the human side to their... symbiosis... '' Sequel to Ghost Ship
Sharon Lee Duainfey Baen 2008 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine and lower edge of rear board else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... Rebecca's life seems set... when Altimere, a Fey, appears and uses his 'small power' to show her two futures... abused and neglected as the dutiful wife... dressed and bejeweled like a princess... Unfortunately Altimere has an agenda of his own... Rebecca becomes an ignorant and unwitting pawn in a complex game to depose the Fey Queen... ''
Sharon Lee Fledgling A New Liaden Universe Novel Baen 2010 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Delgado is a Safe World. That means that the population is monitored - for its own good - and behaviour dangerous to society is quickly corrected... Theo Waitley, daughter of Professor Kamele Waitley... is 'physically challenged' and on a course to being declared a Danger to Society... ''
Sharon Lee Fledgling A New Liaden Universe Novel Baen 2010 First Edition First Printing Fine book in like Dust Jacket a little rubbed at the top edge of the rear panel. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £7.50 ''Delgado is a Safe World. That means that the population is monitored - for its own good - and behaviour dangerous to society is quickly corrected... Theo Waitley, daughter of Professor Kamele Waitley... is 'physically challenged' and on a course to being declared a Danger to Society... ''
Sharon Lee Mouse & Dragon A New Liaden Universe Novel Baen 2010 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''Aelliana Caylon has endured much, and finally, she appears to have won all... happy endings sometimes show a few flaws... ''
Sharon Lee Saltation A New Liaden Universe Novel Baen 2010 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £10.00 ''Theo Waitley is a Nexus of Violence. Thrust mid-year into a school for pilots far from the safe haven of her birth home on scholarly Delgado, young Theo... excels in hands-on flying.... After surviving a mid-air emergency... Theo's notoriety brings her attention from local thugs as well as a gift... ''
Tanith Lee Being A Daring Tale Of A Singular Girl's Adventure Upon The High Seas Piratica Presented Most Handsomely by The Notorious Hodder & Stoughton 2003 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in Dust Jacket with tiny spots of wear at the tips of the folds £7.50 ''... the world of this book is very like ours and also, it isn't... this isn't exactly a historical novel - but it's not exactly a fantasy either. And it takes place in a time we never had... ''
Tanith Lee Greyglass Immanion Press 2011 First Edition First Printing ? (Paper) (Print on Demand) Lower edge of front panel slightly wrinkled else Fine Book Signed by the Author on the Title Page £5.00 ''The house... always growing, adding to itself, blooming, decaying, becoming reborn... The house is always changing. As if at last it must achieve some irresistible transformation. Frankly, there is something uncanny about the house... ''
Tanith Lee The Book of the Beast The Secret Books of Paradys II Overlook Press 1991 First Edition in the US First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and a few spots of glue on cloth over rear board else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £5.00 ''''The fantastic world of Paradys continues to unfold...the unspeakable horror of this forgotten city... the bloody trail of the Beast... ''
Tanith Lee The Book Of The Mad The Secret Books of Paradys IV Overlook Press 1993 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and small bookstore sticker on front fixed end paper else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £7.50 ''In her darkly dazzling finish... Tanith Lee tempts the reader with a tale of horror, lust and madness that leaves no perversity untouched, no taboo unbroken... Combining horror and hedonism, art and eroticism, Lee offers an aesthete's amoral view of beauty, pleasure and pain in her inimitable high style...''
Tanith Lee Venus Preserved: The Secret Books Of Venus Book IV Overlook Press 2003 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... Centuries into the future, the sunken city of Venice has been rebuilt beneath the sea, under a dome... supported by a vast network of advanced computers that control everything... a macabre experiment takes place... the resurrection of two lost souls, both murdered in their times... ''
Vernon Lee (Violet Paget) Supernatural Tales Peter Owen 1987 Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and corners bruised else Fine book in slightly creased and rubbed Dust Jacket. £15.00 ''... pervaded by the theme of alien spirits representing good and evil... true classics of their genre: psychological depth and a chilling sense of the macabre are matched by great descriptive power... '' Prince Alberic and the Snake Lady; A wedding Chest; Amour Dure; A Wicked Voice; The Legend of Madame Krasinska and The Virgin of the Seven Daggers.
Doris Lessing Canopus in Argos: Archives The Marriages Between Zones Three, Four And Five Cape 1980 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, faint spine fading (through Dust Jacket), top page edge stain a little faded and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly bumped Dust Jacket, rubbed at the lower tip of the front fold £7.50 ''... The story of the lovely and amiable Queen of Zone Three and her forced marriage with the soldier-king of Zone Four is a fable and it beguiles and charms like one... ''
Jonathan Lethem Amnesia Moon Harcourt Brace 1995 First Edition Bruised at top and base of spine, one page corner creased and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... The Wizard of Oz remade as road noir. Since the war and the bombs, Hatfork, Wyoming, is a sick town, full of mutants and sexual deviants. Chaos lives... trying to blot out his present, unable to remember his past... Kellogg... reveals to him... that the bombs never fell. The truth is a little more complicated... ''
Jonathan Lethem Gun With Occasional Music Harcourt Brace 1994 First Edition First Printing (With A B C D E on copyright page) Slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £20.00 ''Conrad Metcalf has problems. He has a monkey on his back, a rabbit in his waiting room, and a trigger-happy kangaroo on his tail... He's been shadowing Celeste, the wife of an affluent Oakland urologist. Maybe falling in love with her a little at the same time. When the doctor turns up dead... ''
Jonathan Lethem The Wall Of The Sky, The Wall Of The Eye Harcourt Brace 1996 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top & bruised at base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £10.00 Seven stories: The Happy Man; Vanilla Dunk; Light and the Sufferer; Forever, Said the Duck; Five Fucks; The Hardened Criminals and Sleepy People
Primo Levi The Sixth Day and other tales Michael Joseph 1990 First Edition in the UK First Printing Page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''If a committee of scientists were to take over God's work, what sort of world would they create?... a mechanised one... where duplicating machines can replicate anything... where a telephone network... decides who it will connect... Sometimes wildly funny, sometimes darkly portentous, the twenty-three stories explore this strangely familiar universe... ''
Ira Levin The Boys From Brazil Michael Joseph 1976 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, small tear in front fixed end paper (production fault) and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket. £5.00 '''You know what you're going out to do.' the man in white said. 'Ninety-four men have to die on or near certain dates in the next two and a half years... They're sixty-five years old, or will be when their dates come round... Their deaths are the final step... The hope and the destiny of the Aryan race lie in the balance... '' Filmed in '78 with Gregory Peck & Laurence Olivier
Paul Levinson The Pixel Eye Tor 2003 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''... terrorism is more threatening than ever... underground concourses have multiplied... law enforcement and civil liberties groups clash over... public safety and personal freedom... NYPD forensic detective Dr. Phil D'Amato is called in to investigate an urgent case - squirrels missing from Central Park... ''
Paul Levinson The Silk Code Tor 1999 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top & base of spine & page edges a little marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a touch of wear at the top of the folds. £4.00 ''... Phil D'Amato, an NYC forensic detective... is caught in an ongoing struggle that dates all the way back to the dawn of humanity on Earth - and one of his best friends is a recent casualty, Unless Phil can unravel the genetic puzzle of the silk code, he'll soon be just as dead... '' His first novel.
Roger Levy Dark Heavens Gollancz 2003 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top & slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with one tear. £7.50 ''Our planet is dying, literally falling apart. Our attempts to colonise Dirangesept, the one other habitable world we've found, have been bloody failures. All that's left now is to wait for one last desperate effort to slaughter the beasts of Dirangesept. Or to Leave... Consensual Mass Suicide... ''
Sinclair Lewis It Can't Happen Here Cape 1935 First Edition in the UK First Printing & Thus Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, cloth tear at head of spine, and page edges age-darkened and slightly marked - Very Good book £7.50 ''... the possibility of a dictatorship in the United States... how in 1936 a President made himself dictator, and... the effects of a Fascist regime in democratic America...''
Richard Lindsay The Moon Is The Key Hale 1980 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket. With Publisher's Review Slip £7.50 ''The world is controlled by four super-powers - all ruled by women... Nuclear reactors and research have been banished from the earth... an audacious plot by a Male Liberation group... unexpected climax on the moon... ''
Jane Lindskold Five Odd Honors Tor 2010 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a small spot of wear at the base of the front panel With Publisher's Promotional News Sheet £5.00 ''Having entered the Halls of the Dead and returned five of their ancestors to life, the Thirteen Orphans and their allies open the ninth gate into the Lands Born from Smoke and Sacrifice... '' Part of the Breaking The Wall series, following Thirteen Orphans & Nine Gates
Jane Lindskold The Dragon of Despair Tor 2003 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine upper corners and top page edges else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... Raised far from humans by intelligent, language-using wolves, then brought back to the court of Hawk Haven, Firekeeper has had to learn to cope with human society... '' Sequel to Through Wolf's Eyes and Wolf's Head, Wolf's Heart
Jane Lindskold Wolf Captured Tor 2004 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine and top corners else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket slightly worn at the base of the folds £5.00 Sequel to Through Wolf's Eyes; Wolf's Head, Wolf's Heart and The Dragon of Despair ''... the story of Firekeeper, a young girl raised by sentient, language-using wolves who is plunged back into human society, where her training as a pack animal stands her in good stead amid political and dynastic intrigues... ''
Holly Lisle Diplomacy of Wolves The Secret Texts Book 1 Millennium 1999 First Edition in the UK & First Hardback First Printing Fine Book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with a tiny (ca. 1mm) split at the top of the spine panel £5.00 ''For four hundred years, the great Houses of Sabir and Galweigh have battled for control of Calimekka - while each clans wizards, the Wolves, plot in shadows to revive the hellish necromancies that once destroyed the world... Kait must escape an alien citadel pursued by mortal and demonic assassins. Her only hope is a secret weapon she dares not use... ''
Holly Lisle Hawkspar A Novel Of Korre Tor 2008 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and at lower edge of front board and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''Stolen away from their families, they are slaves, women with no names and no futures. Every moment... controlled by the avatars of the stone... the most powerful of them all is Hawkspar, the Eyes of War and Time. Kings and despots come to her to know their futures, and she wades in the river of time, pulls apart its sticky threads, to arrange the world to her satisfaction... ''
Holly Lisle Vengeance Of Dragons Gollancz 1999 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... The second volume of The Secret Texts, a fantastic epic adventure of ancient curses, dark curses, and soul-devouring magic.'' Preceded by Diplomacy Of Wolves
Bentley Little (Also as Phillip Emmons) Dark Dominion Headline 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised and rubbed at top and base of spine, slight spine lean and page edges browned else Fine book in slightly crumpled Dust Jacket. £15.00 ''... high school student Dion Semele has just moved to Napa with his mother, and he soon notices that something is amiss. For Dion begins having bizarre, incomprehensible dreams... the source of all the strange occurrences is the winery at which his new girlfriend Penelope lives with the five women she calls her 'mothers'.. ''
Bentley Little Houses Headline 1997 First Edition First Printing Page edges a little browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed and creased Dust Jacket. £10.00 ''A young man bumming around the West. An unemployed family man... A high-school teacher... None of these people have ever met an they have nothing in common. Except that they have all started dreaming about frightening but tantalisingly blurred events... the identical homes of their childhoods are connected to a bizarre series of supernatural events... ''
Bentley Little (Also as Phillip Emmons) The Mailman Headline 1994 First Trade Hardback Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges a little browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £15.00 ''... With the whole summer off and time to kill, high-school teacher Doug Albin... watches in alarm as the entire social fabric of the town begins to unravel, bit by bit... he becomes aware of the cold menace behind the... plastic smile of the new mailman... ''
Bentley Little The Store Headline 1996 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and top page edges browned else Fine book in Dust Jacket with a short (7mm) tear at top of rear panel adjacent to spine £10.00 ''... when The Store opens, the townspeople's initial euphoria is replaced by unease as other things begin to die. Businesses fail. Shops burn down. People disappear... ''
Bentley Little The Summoning Headline 1993 First Edition in the UK & First Hardback First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges a little browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £15.00 ''... Manuel Torres had been literally sucked dry... But this is only the first horrific manifestation of the primeval atrocity which has come to feast on Rio Verde. Formless, shapeless, mysterious, the grisly predator slips through the town... Even the buried dead in the graveyard are unsafe... new and nasty twists in the vampire legend... ''
Morgan Llywelyn Silverhand: The Arcana, Book 1 Baen 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top & base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a touch of wear at the base of the front fold £4.00 ''The volumes of The Arcana tell of the desperate quest to rediscover the ancient tools of creation and restore a world that lives only in memory. A world everyone longs to return to, in their most secret dreams.''
Charles Logan Shipwreck Gollancz 1975 First Edition First Printing (Gollancz/Sunday Times Joint SF Award Winner) Page edges lightly age-darkened & foxed else Fine book in lightly browned Dust Jacket. £15.00 ''''... the tale of one man's fight for survival... A huge expedition ship has been travelling through space for 65 years... an atomic explosion partly destroys it, leaving intact only one manned scout craft which Tansis... manages to land... The planet does not appear to be hostile but seems to have no means for human sustenance... '' Surprisingly scarce
David Logan Half-Sick of Shadows Doubleday 2012 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with 'Winner of the Terry Pratchett Prize' sticker on front panel £7.50 ''On the eve of Granny Hazel's burial in the back garden, a stranger in his time machine... visits five-year-old Edward with a strange request... Edward is not alone in the world. His twin sister, Sophia, is about to bring future tragedy upon herself... Edward is sent to boarding school... and befriends the strangest child... '' Foreword by Terry Pratchett.
Pittacus Lore (James Frey and Jobie Hughes) I Am Number Four Michael Joseph 2010 First Edition First Printing (Adult Edition) Fine Uncorrected Proof in slightly bumped and rubbed Box without Dust Jacket - as issued £20.00 ''In the beginning we were a group of nine. There are six of us left. The first three were killed in the order of their numbers. They won't stop until they've killed us all. I am number 4. I know that I am next.''
Pittacus Lore (James Frey and Jobie Hughes) The Power of Six Michael Joseph 2011 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously (Adult Edition) Lightly bumped at base of spine and covers lightly marked else Fine Uncorrected Hardback Proof - without Dust Jacket - as issued £20.00 ''They caught number one in Malaysia. Number two in England. And number three in Kenya. They tried to catch number four in Ohio... and failed. There are six of us left. And we're ready to fight.''
Pittacus Lore (James Frey and Jobie Hughes) The Power of Six razOr bill/Penguin 2011 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously (Young Adult Edition) Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and a few page edges bumped (with tiny tears) else Fine book in slightly creased and rubbed Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... They caught number one in Malaysia. Number two in England. And number three in Kenya. They tried to catch number four in Ohio... and failed. I am Number Seven. One of six still alive. And I am ready to fight.''
Pittacus Lore (James Frey and Jobie Hughes) The Rise of Nine Michael Joseph 2012 First Edition in the UK First Printing - Issued Simultaneously (Adult Edition) Bruised at top and lightly bumped at base of spine and one page edge with a 2mm 'nick' else Fine Book in lightly creased Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''Until I met John Smith, Number Four, I'd been on the run alone, hiding and fighting to stay alive. Together we are much more powerful... I went to Spain to find Seven, and I found even more... They want to finish what they started. But they'll have to fight us first.''
Pittacus Lore The Rise of Nine razOr bill/Penguin 2012 First Edition in the UK First Printing - Issued Simultaneously (Young Adult Edition) Bruised at top and at base of spine else Fine Book in lightly creased Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''They know the charm is broken. They know we're all in danger. They are determined to find us before We find each other. We are Lorien and Earth's only hope, and we are prepared to sacrifice everything. ''
Simon Louvish The Days of Miracles and Wonders Canongate 1997 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like, slightly creased, Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... Richard the Lionheart rises from his tomb... minus his heart and his guts, to mingle with the tourists of early 1990s Europe... failed novellist Danny Hohenlohe contemplates murderous revenge against his London publisher... Avram Blok... has begun a new life... the Western powers are about to embark on their modern crusade against Saddam Hussein... ''
Simon Louvish What's Up God? A Romance of the Apocalypse Gollancz 1995 First Edition First Printing Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £10.00 ''... The Kingdom of God is proclaimed on Christmas Day 1998, by the Archangel Gabriel, on global TV. The Resurrection is set for April 30th, 1999. The Day of Judgement will follow seven days later... Jerry Davis is a professional stand-up comedian... He has peeked in the databanks, and knows which way he is headed. Is there a way out?... ''
James Lovegrove (Also as Jay Amory and J. M. H. Lovegrove) The Foreigners Gollancz 2000 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and small spot on top page edges else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... the Foreigners were everywhere... They brought... the technological marvel of Crystech... They banished all our worries and heralded a new utopia... they asked... that we sing to them... And now... one of the Foreigners has been found dead... ''
James Lovegrove (Also as Jay Amory and J. M. H. Lovegrove) Untied Kingdom Gollancz 2003 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top & base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... the United Kingdom has finally fallen foul of the International Community. Ostracised and bombed at random the country has fallen apart... In the small town of Downbourne... a London-based gang... kidnap...of... the wife of the schoolmaster, Fen Morris... a journey through an England at once terrifying and magical... ''
Helen Lowe The Heir of Night The Wall of Night: Book One Orbit 2011 First Edition First Printing Fine Uncorrected Proof. £4.00 ''... Malian is being trained to rule. Her people garrison the mountain range known as the Wall of Night against an ancient enemy... Malian... 's known little of real danger until... the Keep of the |Winds becomes a bloodbath... creatures with twisted magic flowing in their veins... Malian flees... Then... her own hidden magic flares into life... ''
Brian Lumley Necroscope IV: Deadspeak Kinnell 1990 First Edition in Hardback Bruised at top of spine and a few page corners/edges slightly creased else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £7.50 ''Harry Keogh returns... bereft of his necroscopic powers... among the desolate remains of an ancient castle on a Transylvanian mountainside stirs a monstrous presence. The unnatural son of Faethor Ferenczy, father of vampires, Janos craves the full powers of his Whamphyri forbears... ''
Richard A. Lupoff (Also as Addisson E. Steele) Stroka Prospect Toothpaste Press 1982 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Upper corners of front panel slightly rubbed, front upper corners slightly curled - Very Good to Near Fine Booklet Drawings by Ann Mikolowski £4.00 ''... Dick Lupoff has diagnosed one of the most unpleasant symptoms of the ills of an advanced civilisation in both its capitalist and communist modes - the way in which sexual confusions & guilts are engineered into the economic system as basic incentives... '' 45 pp short story, with an introduction by Thomas M. Disch. 1/850 paperbound copies.
Richard A. Lupoff The Classic Car Killer Offspring Press1992 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''The unlikely detective team of insurance adjustor Hobart Lindsay and Berkeley police officer Marvia Plum... are back... Somebody has made off with an automobile insured by Linsday's company, a 1928 Duesenberg Phaeton... A car to love. A car to kill for... ''
Eric Van Lustbader Dai-San W. H. Allen 1980 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at base of spine & page edges lightly browned else Fine book in lightly creased & rubbed Dust Jacket, with the price removed & publisher's £7.95p sticker on the front flap £7.50 ''Time has all but run out for Ronin and his world. It is the dawn of the Kai-feng, mankind's final battle against the dark forces of The Dolman... ''
Eric Van Lustbader The Sunset Warrior W. H. Allen 1980 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top & base of spine & page edges a little browned else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed & creased, Dust Jacket. With wraparound Bruce Pennington Jacket Illustration £5.00 ''Beneath the surface of the planet lies the freehold, a society based on military tradition... whose time is running out... In a community without hope there is still one man whose spirit is not crushed. A swordsman trained to a pitch of magic perfection... a rebel... the bladesman Ronin... '' First of the trilogy.
John Lymington (John Newton Chance) Froomb! Doubleday 1966 First Edition in the US First Printing Bruised at top & slightly bumped at base of spine, a touch of edge-wear on the lower edge of rear board & page edges lightly browned else Fine book in lightly browned & slightly creased Dust Jacket, with one short (5mm) tear at the top of the rear panel With Publisher's Review slip £5.00 ''... John Brunt had been sent on the last exploration left to man - an escape into the future... Brunt realises the holocaust the world he has left behind is about to encounter, but would he be able to return to it before it was too late?... ''
Elizabeth A. Lynn A Different Light Gollancz 1979 First Edition in the UK & First Hardback First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, binding slightly strained, page edges a little browned and rear end papers not bound into this copy else Fine book in slightly browned and creased Dust Jacket with a couple of small scrapes. £4.00 ''... her first novel, 'A Different Light'... the existence of hyperspace, used here both to facilitate storytelling and as an existential cusp for her protagonists -- like the cancer-stricken artist in the novel, who must decide whether or not to seize the day by travelling where he needs to go by hyperspace, even though such travel will mortally intensify his illness... '' - Clute
Elizabeth A. Lynn Dragon's Treasure Tor 2003 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''In the province of Ippa, the twin sons of Kojiro, the Black Dragon, warred with sorcery and fire to decide which of them would rule their father's kingdom. After his brother's death, Haradur... becomes the master of Dragon's County... Meanwhile... '' Sequel to Dragon's Winter
John D. Macdonald The Girl The Gold Watch & Everything Hale 1974 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges slightly foxed else Fine book in slightly worn Dust Jacket, with a 15mm (approx.) tear at the base of the spine panel £20.00 '''The young women came running along the beach in the sunlight. First one would hold the lead and then another would make a special effort and forge ahead. They were young women of generous construction, naked as eggs... a superb fantasy... There was Kirby... and there was Bonnie Lee... There were the thugs after Kirby's fortune. And there was the Gold Watch which stopped the world... ''
David Mace Shadow Hunters New English Library 1991 First Edition First Printing Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket £5.00 ''Glasnost means nothing to Colonel Oliver Lutwidge of the US Air Force. In command of a secret unit stationed in England, he believes the Soviets have an aircraft invisible to radar... A psychodrama seething with tension, betrayal and sexual politics, and featuring some of the most excitingly depicted aerial sequences ever written... ''
Arthur Machen The Terror A Fantasy Duckworth 1927 First Edition Thus First Printing Slightly bumped and slightly rubbed at top and base of spine, spine panel a little faded, page edges slightly age-darkened an previous owner's name on front free end paper - Very Good to Near Fine book £20.00 Clute - ''... in which the apocalyptic fears aroused by WW1 are confirmed by a revolt of the animals against the corrupt rule of humanity... ''
Ian R. Macleod The Light Ages Earthlight 2003 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Spine creased, covers slightly creased, corners slightly rubbed and page edges lightly marked - Good to Very Good Uncorrected Proof. £4.00 ''... Through the power of aether, and through the secrets and mysteries of the guilds that wield it, England has created a mighty Industrial Age... ''
Ian R. Macleod The Light Ages Earthlight 2003 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Bruised at top and base of spine and lower rear corner and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £7.50 ''... Through the power of aether, and through the secrets and mysteries of the guilds that wield it, England has created a mighty Industrial Age... ''
Ken Macleod Engines of Light Orbit 2000-2 All Are First Edition First Printing (Three Volumes) Bruised/slightly bumped at top and/or base of spines and page edges of vol. 1 a little browned else Fine books in like Dust Jackets, save for a small (5mm) tear at the base of the rear fold on volume 2. Signed by the Author on the Title Pages £15.00 ''... Thousands of light-years from Earth, human colonists have learned to live among other intelligent species. For Gregor and his fellow students of marine biology, the arrival of an interstellar merchant ship sets their research on a new course - where an alien past encounters a human future, at the speed of light.''
Ken Macleod Engines of Light Book One Cosmonaut Keep Orbit 2000 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a little rubbing at the top of the front fold £5.00 ''... Thousands of light-years from Earth, human colonists have learned to live among other intelligent species. For Gregor and his fellow students of marine biology, the arrival of an interstellar merchant ship sets their research on a new course - where an alien past encounters a human future, at the speed of light.''
Ken Macleod Engines of Light Book Three Engine City Orbit 2002 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £7.50 The last book in the Engines of Light trilogy.
Ken Macleod Engines of Light Book Two Dark Light Orbit 2001 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top & base of spine & page edges a little browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Signed and Personalised by the Author £7.50 ''... thousands of light-years from Earth - if Earth still exists... home to other civilisations, lifted from their worlds by a race of god-like aliens. On Croatan, two of these civilisations live a precarious co-existence, separated by eons of technological advance... And all the time, hidden among the stars, the gods are watching... ''
Ken Macleod The Cassini Division Orbit 1998 First Edition First Printing Page edges a little browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Signed and Personalised by the Author on the Title Page £7.50 ''Ellen May Ngwethu is a young woman with centuries of experience, no morality and the true knowledge. The world she knows is about to end. Orbiting around Jupiter, the forts of the Cassini Division... are the front line in the centuries-long conflict with post-human AIs - whose intentions are unknown, but whose powers once extended to shattering Ganymede and building a wormhole bridge to the far future... ''
Ken Macleod The Execution Channel Orbit 2007 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''Fighting has spread across the Middle East and Central Asia to the borders of China. In the US, refugees from climate-change disasters subsist in FEMA camps. Images of official executions circulate on the internet like al Qaeda videos. State agencies sponsor conspiracy theories as cover-ups. As the troops of the last superpower stand astride the last of the oil... ''
Ken Macleod The Restoration Game Orbit 2010 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''There is no such place as Krassnia. Lucy Stone... was born there. In that tiny, troubled region of the former Soviet Union, revolution is brewing. Its organisers need somewhere safe to meet, and where better than the virtual spaces of an online game? Lucy... works for a start-up games company in Edinburgh... ''
Ken Macleod The Star Fraction Legend 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine and small spot of wear at base else Fine proof in slightly creased Proof Dust Jacket with Publisher's Information Form on back With Publisher's Promotion Sheet £10.00 ''In a Balkanised world where the peace process is deadlier than the wars, the US/UN's spy satellites and laser weapons have everybody in their sights. But the Watchmaker has other plans... Spectres of a betrayed revolution haunt the fight for space and freedom, as the Army of the New Republic prepares its fourth 'final' offensive and the green barbarians close in... ''
Ken Macleod The Star Fraction Legend 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine and page edges browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. Signed and Dated by the Author on the Title Page and with a non-personalised Inscription £5.00 ''In a Balkanised world where the peace process is deadlier than the wars, the US/UN's spy satellites and laser weapons have everybody in their sights. But the Watchmaker has other plans... Spectres of a betrayed revolution haunt the fight for space and freedom, as the Army of the New Republic prepares its fourth 'final' offensive and the green barbarians close in... ''
Ken Macleod The Stone Canal Legend 1996 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges a little browned else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Jonathan Wilde is dead. His memory is immortal. The young man who walks into Ship City remembers all of Wilde's life and death. The 21st-century anarchist agitator took some of his secrets to the grave, and beyond. His clone is back and looking for the man who sent him to a cold and lonely death... ''
Ken Macleod The Stone Canal Legend 1996 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges a little browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £7.50 ''Jonathan Wilde is dead. His memory is immortal. The young man who walks into Ship City remembers all of Wilde's life and death. The 21st-century anarchist agitator took some of his secrets to the grave, and beyond. His clone is back and looking for the man who sent him to a cold and lonely death... ''
Sheila Macleod The Snow-White Soliloquies Secker & Warburg 1970 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and top page edges lightly marked else Fine Book in slightly rubbed and creased, fragile silver foil, price clipped, Dust Jacket £7.50 ''Snow-white is beautiful and lives in a state of suspended animation in a coffin constructed of a special kind of glass that 'breathes'. Is she a freak or a miracle of modern medical science? Doc, who combines the functions of a scientist and an impresario, takes her around the country in a caravan, showing her off to an incredulous public...''
Paul Magrs Conjugal Rites Headline 2008 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly creased and rubbed Dust Jacket. With Publisher's Promotional Sheet £7.50 ''No matter what she tries to do, trouble has a way of finding Brenda. It's hardly surprising with secrets like hers. When her old adversary Mr Danby starts filling the airwaves with his late night phone in show it can mean only one thing - and sure enough best friend Effie soon finds herself up to her neck in it... '' Third of the Brenda & Effie Books
Charles Eric Maine (Also as Richard Rayner) The Mind Of Mr Soames Hodder & Stoughton 1961 First Edition First Printing Bruised and slightly faded at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and lower front corner, free end papers lightly browned and page edges foxed else Fine book in worn, torn, browned, marked and slightly eroded Dust Jacket with a small piece missing at the top of the spine extending down into the spine panel (not affecting text). £5.00 Clute - ''... his finest novel... a story of a man who does not reach consciousness until the age of 30, and of the arguments about how best to educate him. The moral issues are dealt with quite sensitively. The book was filmed in 1969'... ''
Barry N. Malzberg (Also as Mike Barry; Francine Di Natale; Claudine Dumas; Mel Johnson; Howard Lee; Lee W. Mason; K. M. O'Donnell & Gerrold Watkins) Screen Olympia Press 1970 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top of spine and top page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''...draws his readers over the precipice of rationality into a realm where the dreams are real - a realm in which the hero... finds himself married to Sophia Loren, seducing Elizabeth Taylor and seduced by Brigitte Bardot - all in one tortured weekend.''
George Mann The Affinity Bridge Snowbooks 2008 First Edition in Paperback First Printing Corners slightly rubbed and short (3mm) tear at the lower edge of one page, else Fine book £4.00 ''Welcome to the bizarre and dangerous world of Victorian London... Airships soar in the skies over the city whilst ground trains rumble through the streets, and clockwork automatons are programmed to carry out menial tasks... ghostly policemen haunt the fog-laden alleyways of Whitechapel... cadavers can rise from the dead... ''
Philip Mann The Fall Of The Families Book Two of the Story of Pawl Paxwax, the Gardener Gollancz 1987 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges slightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... develops into an extraordinary interstellar revenge tragedy, moving towards a conclusion which is both unexpected and deeply poignant... ''
Diana Marcellas Twilight Rising, Serpent's Dream Tor 2004 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''The young shari'a witch Brierley once thought that she was the last of her kind - powerful witches who lived in peace and harmony, using their powers for good... Her people had flourished for millennia, guided by the elemental beings who embodied the very forces of nature... Then the fierce Allemanii people came... ''
Leo Margulies The Flags Were Three A Novel of Old New Orleans Hurst & Blackett ca 1949 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine, and foreign body under front fixed end paper resulting in indentation to first few pages else Fine book in worn and slightly torn and marked, unpriced, Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... the story of Juliette Michaux a convent-bred orphan, who grew up in the days when the fabulous governor, de Vaudreuill, brought to the crude French settlement... the luxury and licentiousness of a ''little Versailles''... her daughter, Adrienne, who during the great fire... fell deeply in love with a Spanish nobleman... and... when the War with England reached New Orleans... young Francisca fell in love with... a Yanqui... ''
Juliet Marillier Blade Of Fortriu Book 2 The Bridei Chronicles Tor/Pan Macmillan 2006 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top of spine else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket. With Publisher's Press Release £7.50 ''The kingdom of Fortriu has enjoyed five years of peace since Bridei came to the throne. Now the king is preparing for the long-awaited war that he hopes will see the Gaelic invaders driven from the west forever... '' Sequel to 'The Dark Mirror'.
Juliet Marillier Daughter Of The Forest Book One of the Sevenwaters Trilogy Tor 2000 First Edition in Hardback & the US First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bumped at base of spine and top page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... A beautiful retelling of the Celtic 'Swans' myth... a mixture of history and fantasy, myth and magic, legend and love... To reclaim the lives of her brothers, Sorcha leaves the only safe place she has ever known and embarks on a journey filled with pain, loss and terror... ''
Juliet Marillier Foxmask Tor/Pan Macmillan 2004 First Edition in the UK Slightly bumped at top of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''At his coming of age, Thorvald learns a devastating secret, and steals away on a perilous voyage in search of the father he has never known... But there are deeper secrets in this battle for survival... ''
Juliet Marillier Heart's Blood Tor/Pan Macmillan 2009 First Edition in Hardback & the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''A haunted forest. A bewitched castle. One girl running from her past and one man who is more than he seems to be... love, betrayal and redemption... ''
Juliet Marillier The Dark Mirror Book 1 The Bridei Chronicles Tor (UK) 2005 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and prelim page slightly creased else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''When Bridei is sent by his parents to live with the druid Broichan, he knows only hat he has left his home and family to learn to be a warrior and scholar, strategist and sage. He is not aware... a secret council of elders... have long been making plans... with Bridei... central to their strategy... ''
Juliet Marillier The Well of Shades Tor/Pan Macmillan 2007 First Edition in the UK Slightly bumped and lightly creased at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''Sent home to Ireland on a secret mission for King Bridei, Faolan... finds himself facing the demons of his family's dark past... ''
Jan Mark The Eclipse of the Century Scholastic 1999 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket lightly bumped in the centre of the rear panel £5.00 ''... a young man has a near death experience and finds himself, as many have apparently done before, at the end of a long tunnel. He thinks at first he must be in heaven or at least receiving a glimpse of the afterlife. He is greeted by strangers who tell him he is in Quantoum and that they will meet him there again 'under a black sun at the end of a thousand years'... ''
Michael Marshall (Michael Marshal Smith) Blood Of Angels HarperCollins 2005 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top & slightly bumped at base of spine & slight spine lean else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £5.00 ''... Ward Hopkins has been avoiding his demons holed up in a log cabin with his girlfriend... when Nina's boss turns up with an intriguing new serial-killer case... the Upright Man has escaped from custody... The shadows are gathering... '' Thriller, following The Straw Men and The Lonely Dead.
Michael Marshall (Michael Marshall Smith) The Straw Men HarperCollins 2002 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £5.00 ''Sarah Becker is the fifth girl to be abducted by this maniac... her long hair will be hacked off and she will be tortured. She has about a week to live. Former LA homicide detective John Zandt has an inside track on the perpetrator - his own daughter was one of his victims two years ago... ''
Gail Martin The Summoner Book One of the Chronicles of the Necromancer Solaris 2007 First Edition First Printing Covers slightly rubbed and a few small marks to page edges else Fine Uncorrected Uncorrected Proof. £4.00 ''The world of Prince Martris Drayke is thrown into sudden chaos and disorder when his brother murders their father and seizes the throne. Cast out, Martris... must seek retribution and restore his father's honour... the living are arrayed against him. Martris must call on... the ranks of the dead.''
George R. R. Martin A Game Of Thrones Preview Edition The Opening Chapters of Book One of A Song of Ice and Fire Voyager 1996 First Edition Thus First Printing (Paper) Page edges lightly aged else Fine book £50.00 ''... this special preview edition... enables you to read the early chapters... If you like it... you will be able to buy the complete novel at a special price... '' Scarce
Graham Dunstan Martin The Soul Master Allen & Unwin 1984 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like, unpriced, Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''In Tethesta, the laws of the universe no longer operate. Human emotions can turn shiny like glass and as hard and resistant as rock. Fear and pain can create an impenetrable wall... The souls of men are controlled by a single consciousness... who seeks to become a God... Yet the more absolute the power, the more glaring its weakness... ''
Manuela Dunn Mascetti Chronicles of the Vampire Bloomsbury 1991 First Edition First Printing Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket with a little edgewear and a few small pieces of the plastic lamination missing £5.00 ''... an odyssey into the darkest recesses of our fearful imagination... these chronicles record, in intimate and gruesome detail, the physical nature of vampires, the obsessions and desires that possess them, the experiences that transport a man from humanity into the supernatural world... ''
Douglas R. Mason (Also as John Rankine) The Tower Of Rizwan Hale 1968 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in slightly worn, creased and marked Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Dave Pitman was at rock bottom in emotional stasis. After a gruelling mission, that lefty his ship in a heap of charred ash, he took on the co-pilot slot in the frigate Diomed to fill time... On the remote planet of Rizwan, with its frail, delicate people... he began to recharge his psychic batteries... '' Scarce
Lisa Mason Arachne Morrow 1990 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top & base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 Clute - ''... a tightly composed kitchen-sink narrative set in a post-earthquake San Francisco, in cyberspace, and in... a complex corporate world, with a tough female lawyer as protagonist, a maimed AI personality as trickster and dubious colleague, and cyberspace-haunting human personas... at risk from AI's longing to acquire unprogrammed human virtues''
Misty Massey Mad Kestrel Tor 2008 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Small tear in paper at head of spine else fine book With Publisher's Press Release £4.00 ''In a world where infants with magical powers are torn from their parents to be raised exclusively by the mysterious and powerful Danisoba, Kestrel has managed to keep her abilities concealed - and herself free... Now an adult and quartermaster for a pirate ship, Kestrel... has magical control over the wind... ''
Graham Masterton (Also as Alan Blackwood, Thomas Luke, Anton Rimart & Katherine Winston) Charnel House Bailey Bros. & Swinfen 1979 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £25.00 ''... Seymour Wallis... insisted that his house was breathing... The disbelievers investigated... until their reason was shattered by the shrieking unseen being that threatened to take their lives. By then it was too late to halt the towering malevolent force from finding its way into the world again... to resume its eternally evil mission of cruel annihilation... ''
Graham Masterton Descendant Severn House 2006 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Californian James Falcon's Romanian mother told him so many folk stories that... he's an expert on the strigoi, the vampires who infested the most isolated forests of Wallachia. Mostly as a joke, he writes a term paper on the strigoi. But... US counterintelligence recruit him. James hunts down strigoi Nazi assassins in war-ravaged Europe... ''
Graham Masterton (Also as Alan Blackwood, Thomas Luke, Anton Rimart & Katherine Winston) Night Warriors Severn House 1987 First Trade Hardback Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges browned else Fine book in like, unpriced, Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''Henry was the first to reach the body, while Gil and Susan walked cautiously closer... It was the body of a beautiful, naked young girl... But in the bloody yawning hole of the dead girl's womb, something crawled and writhed... The only hope is to destroy the original seed and together, Henry Gil and Susan become NIGHT WARRIORS... ''
Graham Masterton Ritual Severn House 1988 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped and rubbed at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like, price-clipped, Dust Jacket with the film lamination slightly wrinkled £7.50 ''Charlie McLean, a restaurant inspector, is travelling with his son, Martin, when his professional interest is aroused by mention of a high-class French restaurant... Gradually the horrific events at Le Reposoir come to light as Charlie learns the ghastly truth of the Celestines and their gruesome, ultimate ritual. And there, at the centre of the ritual, is Martin... ''
Richard Matheson (Also as Logan Swanson) Earthbound Robinson 1989 First Edition in the UK & First Hardback & Thus First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''But Marianna is waiting there. Beautiful unearthly Marianna, waiting for a companion to lure into her nightmare of lust.'' This first Hardback edition is the first issued with the authors preferred text. An erotic haunting novel.
Richard Matheson (Also as Logan Swanson) Shadow on the Sun Evans 1994 First Edition First Printing Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £10.00 ''... These two bodies could plunge everyone in Picture City into bloody nightmare again. No human could possibly have done that to the Corcoran brothers. It just wasn't possible.'' Matheson's fourth Western and the only one with a fantastical element
Adrian Mathews Vienna Blood Cape 1999 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in laminated boards £5.00 ''It is 2026. Sharkey, a Viennese newspaper columnist, spends a tiresome evening with Leo, a drunken computer nerd. Nearly three months later... he is called by the man's unexpectedly glamorous widow... Against his better judgement, and entirely out of his depth, Sharkey begins a... dangerous search through the cyber-highways, and the frozen city... ''
John R. Maxim Haven Avon 1997 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''...the woman they called 'Black Angel' a ruthless and efficient assassin... Martin Kessler, himself hunted, touched her heart... A teenage girl is about to be kidnapped... unwittingly holds the key to a planned act of terrorism so horrific that an all-out war could be the only result... And nowhere on earth will be safe... no haven.''
John R. Maxim Time Out Of Mind Century 1986 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, faint crayoned 'A' on rear fixed end paper and page edges a little browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''All his life, Jonathan Corbin was vaguely troubled by the notion that he had memories that were not his own. Then he moved to New York and found to his horror that snow triggered memories of a past steeped in tragedy and murder. Corbin saw cars fade and be replaced with horse-drawn carriages. He would see men and women wearing clothes from a time long dead. And they would see him... ''
Julian May Blood Trillium HarperCollins 1992 First Edition in the UK 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 ''Haramis, Anigel and Kadiya - three princesses bestowed with the awesome magic of Trillium talismans... to maintain the balance of the world... It is now twelve years since... the world seems peaceful enough, Then it all changes... '' Sequel to Black Trillium.
Julian May Conqueror's Moon The Boreal Moon Tale: Book One HarperCollins 2003 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges browning else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... Conrig Wincantor, Prince Heritor of Cathra, has a vision, to unite all four provinces of the island of High Blenholme under Cathran sovereignty. He has so far been thwarted in this ambition... '' Scarce
Julian May Ironcrown Moon Voyager 2004 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''King Conrig Ironcrown now rules the entire island of High Blenholme. But the peace he achieved after ruthlessly uniting its four quarrelling kingdoms into a Sovereignty is about to be challenged by enemies both mortal and supernatural... ''
Julian May Orion Arm An Adventure of the Rampart Worlds Voyager 1999 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and corners, and lower edge of rear board slightly bumped and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... Helly and his oddly assorted band of companions attempt to capture a crucial witness to the Galapharma conspiracy... Alistair Drummond, will stop at nothing in his quest for power, and Helly is marked for death... Meanwhile, the Haluk follow their own appalling agenda, using human science to mutate their bodies... and infiltrate human society... ''
Julian May Perseus Spur An Adventure of the Rampart Worlds Voyager 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... So one minute there I was, subbing around Brillig Reef watching the piscoids finning through the underwater forests, making enough of a living to afford a little rotgut Danaen whiskey now and again; the next thing I know, some giant sea-toad has eaten my house and I'm caught up in a galactic conspiracy!... ''
Julian May Sagittarius Whorl An Adventure of the Rampart Worlds Voyager 2001 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and lower front corner and page edges a little browned else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket. With Review slip £5.00 ''... an adrenaline-fuelled adventure full of high-speed thrills, intrigue and sharp-edged humour, which delivers an entertaining and exciting finale to the Rampart Worlds trilogy.''
Julian May The Adventure of the Rampart Worlds Voyager 1998-2001 All Are First Edition First Printing (Three Volumes) Bruised at top and base of spines and top page edges browned else Fine copies in slightly sun-faded Dust Jacket. £15.00 ''... Helly and his oddly assorted band of companions attempt to capture a crucial witness to the Galapharma conspiracy... Alistair Drummond, will stop at nothing in his quest for power, and Helly is marked for death... Meanwhile, the Haluk follow their own appalling agenda, using human science to mutate their bodies... and infiltrate human society... ''
Ardath Mayhar Exile On Vlahil Doubleday 1984 First Edition First Printing (Code O14 on P.183) Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and review slip tipped in to front free end paper else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a scrape/crease along part of the spine panel £10.00 ''Ila Fazieh has committed the ultimate crime. She has refused mental conditioning, preferring to risk exile and even death rather than submit to the programmed paralysis that passes for life on an Earth governed by the severe edicts of the Instrumentality. The sentence is exile to... Planet 1KXT 23 - Vlahil... ''
Ardath Mayhar How the Gods Wove in Kyrannon Sidgwick & Jackson 1980 First Edition in the UK First Printing Lower front corner slightly bumped else Fine book in partly browned Dust Jacket With Publisher's Review Slip £7.50 Clute - ''In the Kyrannon books, folk of transparent decency must resist a tyrant whose disruptive influence threatens to sour the harmony between human beings and nature.'' Her first novel.
Ardath Mayhar How the Gods Wove in Kyrannon Doubleday 1979 First Edition First Printing (Code J35 on P.180) Slightly bumped at top and at base of spine and review slip tipped in to front free end paper else Fine book in slightly worn Dust Jacket with a little foxing on the inside (no show-through) £4.00 Clute - ''In the Kyrannon books, folk of transparent decency must resist a tyrant whose disruptive influence threatens to sour the harmony between human beings and nature.'' Her first novel.
Ardath Mayhar The Seekers of Shar-Nuhn Doubleday 1980 First Edition First Printing (Code K20 on P.187) Bruised at top and at base of spine and review slip tipped in to front free end paper else Fine book in slightly worn Dust Jacket with a little foxing on the inside (no show-through) £7.50 ''Teleport yourself into the land that holds the Three Secrets as you wander through the corridors of the Tower of Truth. Shar-Nuhn is the land of pilgrimage, a mystically bizarre world... filled with forgotten races, beautiful aliens, evil wizards, mysterious and terrible curses, and two courageous heroes... '' Same world as How the Gods Wove...
Ardath Mayhar Warlock's Gift Doubleday 1982 First Edition First Printing (Code M12 on P.187) Bruised at top and at base of spine and review slip tipped in to front free end paper else Fine book in Dust Jacket with a tear at the base of the rear fold £10.00 ''... Karas Lantir, once the prince of his father's mighty and happy kingdom, dreams of deposing the frightfully evil warlock who stole control... With the aid of only a few loyal men - and the power of his fiancee... Karas embarks on a perilous journey into the warlock's seemingly impregnable fortress...
L. H. Maynard Falling Into Heaven Sarob Press 2004 First Edition First Printing - Issued Without Dust Jacket Bruised at top and base of spine and lower corners slightly bumped else Fine book £10.00 Introduction by William P. Simmons. Fourteen tales of terror...''... rare glimpses into experiences neither wholly fantasy nor reality, fable or fiction... '' Limited to 150 unsigned trade copies.
Angus McAllister The Canongate Strangler Dog and Bone 1990 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Edges & corners & two page corner tips creased, & top rear corner tip slightly bumped else Fine book £4.00 ''... a psychological thriller with supernatural overtones set in Edinburgh... Edward Middleton, a respectable lawyer, finds himself strangely involved in a series of murders. Horrified, he at first tries to explain, then to prevent their headlong progress... ''
Paul J. McAuley Cowboy Angels Gollancz 2007 First Edition First Printing Fine Uncorrected Proof. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £7.50 ''For fifteen years, the version of America that calls itself the Real has used its Turing gate - alternate reality - technology to infiltrate alternate Americas, rebuilding those wrecked by nuclear war... establishing a Pan-American Alliance... Adam Stone... uncovers a startling secret about the operation of the Turing gates... ''
Paul J. McAuley Mind's Eye Simon & Schuster 2005 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and top corners else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £4.00 ''When Alfie Flowers chances on a strange piece of graffiti daubed on the window of a north London restaurant, the violence of his reaction takes him by surprise. The thorny circle of dashes and zigzags reaches right inside his brain and triggers a flashback to a terrifying childhood accident... ''
Paul J. McAuley Players Simon & Schuster 2007 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, lower front corner and top edge of front board bruised and page edges no longer quite parallel else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £20.00 ''A teenage girl is found naked and fatally injured in mountain forest two hundred miles from her home... The post-apocalyptic world of a role-playing computer game - and the murderous spree of a psychopathic killer driven by delusions of superhuman supremacy. And rookie detective Summer Ziegler... in her first major case... '' Scarce.
Paul J. McAuley Secret Harmonies Gollancz 1989 First Edition in the UK & First Hardback First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly faded Dust Jacket, with a short tear at the base of the rear fold and a little associated creasing Signed by the Author on the title page. £4.00 ''... Elysium had boundless oceans, clean skies, lush forests and fertile plains. Its primitive aborigines seemed harmless... Yet all was not well... Citizens... benefited from the new technologies brought by every ship... but feared... the expansion plans of the new settlers... When the revolution against the city's tyranny finally came, not everyone caught up in the struggle was human...''
Paul J. McAuley The King Of The Hill and Other Stories Gollancz 1991 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''In the title story, a boy living in the shadow of Cadbury Castle finds a desperate hope for occupied, war-torn Britain in the legends of an ancient time. 'Karl and the ogre' paints a terrifying picture of a world where fairy tales and fantasy have become reality. 'The Airs of Earth' is a powerful story of the Golden - immensely wealthy near-immortals... ''
Paul J. McAuley The Secret Of Life Voyager 2001 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and centre of the lower edge of the rear board and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £4.00 ''A Chinese expedition finds microbial life deep under Mar's polar cap and secretly brings it back to Earth. Chinese biotech companies want to exploit the extraordinary potential of this tough, ancient life, but industrial espionage leads to the escape of a genetically altered version, the Chi, into the Pacific Ocean. Able to adapt and change at high speed... '' Shortlisted for the Arthur Clarke Award 2002
Paul J. McAuley White Devils Simon & Schuster 2004 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Bruised at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £5.00 ''... Nicholas Hyde is a volunteer working with a humanitarian charity in the chaos of the new Africa, a continent torn apart by civil war, plague, and rogue biotechnology. While investigating a fresh massacre... Nick's team is ambushed. Small, ape-like creatures - pale, fierce and preternaturally strong... ''
Paul J. McAuley Whole Wide World HarperCollins 2001 First Edition First Printing Lower rear corner lightly creased and lamination starting to peel there, one page corner tip creased else Fine Uncorrected Proof Signed by the Author on the Title Page £5.00 ''LONDON, IN THE AFTERMATH OF THE INFOWAR Then: terrorists bombed the City, brought down the Internet and equalised the nation's bank accounts at zero. Now: surveillance cameras on every street-corner. Censors patrolling the borders of the internet. A young woman murdered before the gaze of eager voyeurs... ''
Paul J. McAuley Whole Wide World HarperCollins 2001 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £5.00 ''LONDON, IN THE AFTERMATH OF THE INFOWAR Then: terrorists bombed the City, brought down the Internet and equalised the nation's bank accounts at zero. Now: surveillance cameras on every street-corner. Censors patrolling the borders of the internet. A young woman murdered before the gaze of eager voyeurs... ''
Anne McCaffrey A Gift of Dragons Bantam 2003 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Illustrated by Tom Kidd £5.00 Four Short Stories - the last original to this collection - The Smallest Dragonboy; The Girl Who Heard Dragons; The Runner of Pern and Ever the Twain
Anne McCaffrey Acorna The Unicorn Girl HarperPrism 1997 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges browning else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... She was just a little girl. With a tiny horn in the center of her forehead, funny-looking feet, beautify silver hair, and several curious powers: the ability to purify air and water, make plants grow, and heal scars and broken bones... Acorna's rough-and-ready 'uncles'... took their foundling... all the way to the bandit planet... where no questions are asked, and a girl might grow up free.'' First of the trilogy.
Anne McCaffrey Acorna's Quest HarperPrism 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at the top and bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... Acorna has become a young woman, with all of youth's dreams and sorrows. She still has the tiny, translucent horn in the center of her forehead... 'funny' feet and hands, her beautiful silver hair, as well as her miraculous ability to purify air and water, make plants grow and heal human sickness... '' Second in the series
Anne McCaffrey Acorna's Rebels Eos 2003 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Acorna's people, the Linyaari, have started to reclaim their homeworld from the ravages of the brutal alien Kkleevi. But the expedition has unlocked a larger mystery about the origins of the Linyaari people... '' Sixth in the series
Anne McCaffrey Acorna's World Eos 2000 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top & base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... aboard the interplanetary salvage vessel Condor, Acorna is free once more, travelling through space in the company of her good friend, Ship's Commander Captain Jonas Becker, his gargantuan feline 'first mate' Roadkill, and Aari, a proud Linyaari survivor of torture... ''
Anne McCaffrey Black Horses for the King Doubleday 1996 First Edition in the UK First Printing Page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Galwyn hates working for his cruel uncle on board ship until some very special passengers - Lord Artos and his companions - set sail, bound for foreign lands in search of the finest black horses known to man... for his army to be able to drive the invading Saxons out of Britain once and for all... '' Her first historical novel for young adults.
Anne McCaffrey Changelings Book One of The Twins of Petaybee Bantam Press 2006 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and slight spine lean else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''... Yana and Sean are now the parents of twins... their destiny is deeply entwined with the sentient planet that is their home. For Ronan and Murel are more than human... each can transform into a seal and converse telepathically with the planet's creatures... Meanwhile Petaybee is changing...''
Anne McCaffrey Changelings Book One of The Twins of Petaybee Del Rey 2006 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and slight spine lean else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... now Petaybee is changing in mysterious, unprecedented ways, and the return of off-world scientists threatens the amazing planet and its equally amazing inhabitants... ''
Anne McCaffrey Crisis On Doona Orbit 1993 First UK & Trade Hardback Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket with a little wear at the tips of the front fold. £7.50 ''... the historic Decision at Doona... was to last for a quarter of a century. Now that contract has run out and is up for renewal. Everything that Human and Hrruban has worked for - particularly the delicate alliance itself - is in peril and could be destroyed utterly...''
Anne McCaffrey Damia's Children Bantam 1993 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, spine leaned and top page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''... Together Man and Mrdini worked to create prosperous worlds and guard against the terrible threat of the annihilating Hivers. And now, in the depths of Space, Mrdini scouts had crossed the path of three Hiver ships... bearing the queens and workers... It was the four elder children of Damia... who were to play their part... ''
Anne McCaffrey Deluge Book Three of The Twins of Petaybee Bantam Press 2008 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Slightly bumped at base of spine, slight spine lean and faint damp-marking at lower edge of front board else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... the selkie twins, Ronan and Murel, leave Petaybee on a mission to help rescue their friend Marmie, who has been falsely arrested... they have to try to evade the clutches of their old adversary Dr Mabu... Meanwhile, the powerful and avaricious Company is making another attempt to take over the world of Petaybee... ''
Anne McCaffrey Dragon Harper Bantam 2008 Second Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, binding slightly strained and lower page edges a little marked else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket with a short (7mm) slit at the top of the rear fold £5.00 ''Allm Kindan wanted to do was become a Harper, singing, playing, and teaching the ballads of Pern... But then he is offered the chance to attend a hatching and succeeds in Impressing the magnificent bronze fire-lizard, Valla... he is accused of starting a fire... banished... a terrible plague starts to spread across Pern... ''
Anne McCaffrey Dragondrums Atheneum 1979 First Edition Sixth Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine, spine leaned and page edges differentially browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a touch of wear at the front fold tips, a little internal staining and a 9mm tear at the top edge of the front panel £3.00 ''Piemur was glad for once of his boy soprano because it meant he, of all the singers at Harperhall of Pern, had been chosen for the leading role... then the unexpected happened... Piemur's voice began to change... he was sent to the drumheights as a messenger-drum apprentice... ''
Anne McCaffrey Dragonsong Sidgwick & Jackson 1976 First Edition in the UK First Printing Top page edges lightly foxed and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with the spine panel lettering lightly faded (less than usual) and Publisher's £3.95 sticker on the front flap With Publisher's Review Slip £60.00 ''With the death of Petiron, the old Harper of Half-Circle Sea Hold, Menolly lost a friend and an ally. Menolly's voice was true, her fingers clever on string, stick or pipe, but she was only a girl and girls couldn't be harpers... ''
Anne McCaffrey Dragonsong Sidgwick & Jackson 1976 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at base of spine, spine leant, light fading to approx. 1'' inside top edge of rear board, one light spine strain and page edges lightly age-darkened - Very Good book in like Dust Jacket, with the spine panel lettering and part of the rear panel lightly faded. £40.00 ''With the death of Petiron, the old Harper of Half-Circkle Sea Hold, Menolly lost a friend and an ally. Menolly's voice was true, her fingers clever on string, stick or pipe, but she was only a girl and girls couldn't be harpers... ''
Anne McCaffrey Freedom's Challenge Ace/Putnam 1998 First Edition - Issued Simultaneously Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and lower corners else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket with a couple of short scratches on the rear panel. £4.00 ''... Kris Bjornson and her fellow slaves were dumped on an uninhabited planet by their Catteni masters... the colonists have learned to survive... Should they settle in here... their duty is to escape, to get back to Earth... ''
Anne McCaffrey Freedom's Choice Ace/Putnam 1997 First Edition in the US First Printing Slightly bumped at top & base of spine & lower corners bruised else Fine book in slightly worn Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''They had called the planet Botany, after the old penal colony on Earth. For... they were... prisoners and dissidents... whom the hated Catteni had banished to an empty planet... Who had created the giant grain sheds - the mammoth machinery that tilled the great fields... the 'Farmers'... were greater than anything the universe had ever seen.''
Anne McCaffrey Freedom's Choice Bantam 1997 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine and page edges lightly browned and slightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''They had called the planet Botany, after the old penal colony on Earth. For... they were... prisoners and dissidents... whom the hated Catteni had banished to an empty planet... Who had created the giant grain sheds - the mammoth machinery that tilled the great fields... the 'Farmers'... were greater than anything the universe had ever seen.''
Anne McCaffrey Lyon's Pride Bantam 1994 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''... The four children of Damia... were Primes amongst the Talents, and all their skills were desperately needed, for the Hiver's terrible Sphere ships were still thrusting through space, unfathomable, impenetrable and carrying death in their labyrinthine depths... '' Fourth in the series.
Anne McCaffrey Maelstrom Book Two of The Twins of Petaybee Del Rey 2006 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine, slight spine lean and faint damp-marking at lower edge of spine and front board else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... Now that Petaybee is forming a new equatorial island, the planet has agreed to harbor a group of new refugees... But the mission to collect the immigrants becomes a rescue operation... ''
Anne McCaffrey Nimisha's Ship Bantam 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like, slightly creased, Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... It was on a test of her Mark 5 prototype that things went wrong. In an empty space field, suitable for test runs, she was suddenly confronted with the boiling white pout of a wormhole, and was sucked in, only to be thrown out into an unknown dimension... ''
Anne McCaffrey Pegasus In Space Bantam 2000 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Peter Reidinger was the most brilliant and powerful telepath and telekinetic yet discovered on earth. He was also barely fifteen years old and a paraplegic who 'moved' his body through kinesis... even as he became the most important man on earth, so his friendship with the tiny orphan girl found in the floods of Bangladesh grew and flourished... But these 'special' people were constantly at risk... ''
Anne McCaffrey Power Lines Bantam 1994 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Signed and Personalised by Anne McCaffrey on the Title Page £7.50 ''The miraculous and mysterious world of Petaybee was to be investigated. No-one... could believe that the planet was a living, breathing, sentient entity, that every plant and animal was in symbiotic communication with the spirit of the Petaybean world... ''
Anne McCaffrey Power Play Bantam 1995 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''At last the living, breathing, sentient world of Petaybee was about to become a recognised and independent planet... But... Matthew Luzon... had still not given up his designs on the rich, varied and unusual world... And then Yana - pregnant with her first child - was kidnapped... and Yana's ransom was to be the world of Petaybee itself... '' Third in the sequence.
Anne McCaffrey Powers That Be Del Rey 1993 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''... Strange things were happening on Petaybee, it seemed. Unauthorised genetically engineered species had been spotted. Geologic survey teams sent to locate newly discovered mineral deposits were either coming up empty - or disappearing altogether. And the locals weren't talking... ''
Anne McCaffrey Red Star Rising Bantam 1996 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''For over two hundred years there had been peace on Pern - but now the signs were ominous. Violent winter storms and erupting volcanoes heralded the second Pass of Thread, when the red planet would rain down its horrifying harvest and destroy every living organism on the face of Pern... ''
Anne McCaffrey Sassinak Volume One of The Planet Pirates Orbit 1991 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in slightly creased and worn Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Sassinak was twelve when the raiders came. Old enough to be used, young enough to be broken - or so they thought. But they reckoned without the girl's will, forged into a steely resolve to revenge herself on the pirates who killed her parents and friends...''
Anne McCaffrey The Chronicles Of Pern First Fall Bantam 1993 First Edition in the UK First Printing Page edges differentially browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''Five compelling episodes in the history of Pern - from the very first space survey recommending colonisation, to the last where the early world, its young dragon culture undetected, is condemned to be isolated in space... '' The P.E.R.N. survey, The Dolphin's Bell, The Ford of Red Hanrahan, The Second Weyr and Rescue Run
Anne McCaffrey The Dolphins Of Pern Del Rey 1994 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''... the dragonriders... were on the verge of ridding their planet of Thread forever. But T'lion... was not old enough... relegated to conveying people from place to place - until he and Readis... made contact with the legendary 'shipfish'...
Anne McCaffrey The Masterharper Of Pern Bantam 1998 First Edition in the UK 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 ''MasterSinger Merelan and Harper Petiron were a brilliant and devoted couple... When after a long and difficult birth, Robinton was born to them, it should have been the culmination of a unique partnership... But Petiron... had no time for his son... and... the Harper Hall took over, training the greatest talent Pern had ever seen... ''
Anne McCaffrey The Masterharper Of Pern Del Rey 1998 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in Dust Jacket with a touch of wear at the top of the folds. £7.50 ''... Robinton is a prodigy from birth. as a child, he is already composing music that the apprentice and journeyman harpers play with delight, and... has discovered another gift: he has the ability to speak with the dragons... But not everyone appreciates his talents... ''
Anne McCaffrey The Renegades Of Pern Bantam 1990 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''They were the misfits, the outcasts, the murderers without Hold or Crafthall. Some were resentful, some sought vengeance, but it was not until Thella, Lady Holder of Telgar, began to weld them together into a terrifying and brilliant clan that they became the Renegades Of Pern... ''
Anne McCaffrey The Rowan Ace/Putnam 1990 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''The colonies on Altair were frontier settlements... It was no surprise after torrential rains... that the small Rowan Mining camp was totally destroyed... What was surprising was the psychic wail of agony that went up... belonged to a three-year-old child... and she grew into a beautiful, magical-looking woman... the most important Talent on the planet... ''
Anne McCaffrey The Rowan Ace/Putnam 1990 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket. Signed and with a 'warm' inscription by the Author £20.00 ''The colonies on Altair were frontier settlements... It was no surprise after torrential rains... that the small Rowan Mining camp was totally destroyed... What was surprising was the psychic wail of agony that went up... belonged to a three-year-old child... and she grew into a beautiful, magical-looking woman... the most important Talent on the planet... ''
Anne McCaffrey The Ship Who Sang Rapp & Whiting 1971 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges marked and slightly bumped else Fine book in slightly browned and edge-worn Dust Jacket with a number of short tears Signed by the Author on the Title Page £200.00 ''Helva was a shell person - a human brain encapsulated in a metal body, part of the structure of a spaceship. Brainships combine human will, emotions and intelligence with all the latest in computer technology; so Helva could calculate like a computer and knew all of Shakespeare, world history, had studied art... and she could sing!... ''
Anne McCaffrey The Ship Who Won Baen 1994 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and lower corners else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... Carialle decided she would strap on a spaceship. Her brawn is a guy named Keff. Their mission: to search the galaxy for intelligent beings... ''
Anne McCaffrey The Skies Of Pern Bantam 2001 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine and page edges browning else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''A new age is dawning on Pern, for since the dragons have changed the orbit or the Red Star, the horrors of Threadfall will soon be a thing of the past... But... further dangers are beginning to emerge... the Abominators plot together to destroy all learning... a large cometary fragment is hurtling towards Pern and cannot be deflected... '' Scarce.
Anne McCaffrey The Tower And The Hive Bantam 1999 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges browned and lightly rubbed else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''Much had been done to limit and destroy the powers of the terrible Hivers, who had torn through space annihilating every living thing that stood in their way. But still the Alliance - of human and furry Mrdini - had to discover the whereabouts of every last Hiver world and stop the Queens from further colonisation... ''
Anne McCaffrey The Worlds Of Anne McCaffrey Andre Deutsch 1981 First Combined Edition & Thus First Printing Bruised at top of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £60.00 The Ship Who Sang specially revised for this edition.
Todd McCaffrey Dragonsblood Bantam 2005 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in Fine Dust Jacket £5.00 ''A deadly plague has begun to wipe out the dragons and fire-lizards, leaving mankind no defence against the deadly Thread... '' Introduction by Anne
Robert R. McCammon Mystery Walk Heinemann 1983 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with price removed £15.00 ''''Billy... and Wayne... faced each other for the first time at a tent revival meeting in Alabama. The inexplicable energy that passed between them frightened the young men. Each began dreaming the same dream: an eagle made of smoke locked in combat with a snake made of fire. And seeing things: a bestial shape with glowing red eyes... The Shape Changer... ''
Tom McCarthy C Cape 2010 Fifth Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''... follows the short, intense life of Serge Carrefax, a man who... surges into the electric modernity of the early twentieth century, transfixed by the technologies that will obliterate him... a compelling, sophisticated and sublimely imaginative book uncovering the hidden codes and dark rhythms that sustain life.''
Wil McCarthy Murder In The Solid State Tor 1996 First Edition First Printing Covers slightly rubbed else Fine Uncorrected Proof £5.00 ''... a hard-science, page-turning suspense novel of one man's battle to save his life, career, and country in a 21st-century America. It is a Heinleinesque examination of how nanotechnology offers both the possibility of unparalleled freedom and the danger of inescapable totalitarianism... ''
Wil McCarthy The Collapsium Gollancz 2000 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and a few top page corner tips bruised else Fine book in lightly bumped Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''In the eighth decade of the Queendom of Sol three things form the backbone of Civilization. WELLSTONE: programmable matter of almost magical properties. COLLAPSIUM: a deadly crystal composed of miniature black holes indispensable for the transmission of matter and information... RIVALRY: a bitter competition between Her Majesty's two most brilliant scientists... ''
Lyn McConchie (Also as Elizabeth Underwood) The Questing Road Tor 2010 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and a couple of page top edges slightly bumped else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a touch of wear at the base of the front fold. £7.50 ''Acolytes of a dark god have crossed the gulf between worlds to abduct an innocent tariling not even a year old, dooming it to become a sacrifice in a ceremony that will unleash an army of supernatural creatures upon an unsuspecting kingdom. Yoros and Karryl know that this is no mere animal... With their warrior niece Ashara, they follow its trail... ''
Jack McDevitt Cauldron Ace 2007 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''By 2255 the age of starflight is over... Then a young physicist named Jon Silvestri comes forward, insisting that an abandoned prototype for a much more efficient star drive is workable... The Cauldron - the very core of the galaxy - is now only three months away... '' A Priscilla Hutchins novel.
Ian McDonald Brasyl Gollancz 2007 First Edition in the UK First Printing Small bump to top edge of front panel, a few small blisters in the rear panel film laminate and first few page corners lightly creased else Fine Uncorrected Proof. £10.00 ''Sao Paulo, 2032 A city with a neon heart... of countless millions... of breathtaking wealth and life-stealing poverty... Your every move is tracked by constant surveillance, the ebb and flow of your wealth, of your life. A city where a thief could step out of the favelas and find himself trapped in the bewildering, lethal world of illegal quantum computing... ''
Ian McDonald Desolation Road Drunken Dragon 1990 First Edition in Hardback First Printing & Thus Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... It all began thirty years ago with a greenperson... But by the time it all finished, Desolation Road had experienced every conceivable abnormality on offer, from Adam Black's Wonderful Travelling Chautauqua and Educational 'Stravaganza to the Amazing Scorn, Mutant Master of Scintillating Sarcasm and Rapid Repartee... ''
Ian McDonald Hearts, Hands And Voices Gollancz 1992 First Edition First Printing Corners slightly rubbed and a couple of light cover creases else Fine Uncorrected Proof in slightly creased Uncorrected Proof Dust Jacket with 25 mm tear at the top of the spine panel £5.00 ''... For millennia the Land has been blessed with biotechnology - everything... is organically grown, while the dead, absorbed in Ancestor Trees, for a vast information net, the Dreaming... the Land is troubled, divided between Proclaimer and Confessor, and by political conflict between the... Emperor, and those... who would see the land free of the... Imperial yoke...''
Ian McDonald Necroville Gollancz 1994 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges a little age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''In the twenty-first century nanotechnology has revolutionised the world... Now nanotechnology can resurrect the dead - and by 2063 they account for almost a third of the world's population. They have their own cities , Necrovilles, within the cities of the living and have evolved a separate and alien culture...''
Ian McDonald Out On Blue Six Bantam 1990 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Slightly rubbed at top and base of spine, covers protected with adhesive-backed plastic and page edges a little browned - around Very Good book £3.00 ''It's hundreds of years in the future and the world is perfect. Total fulfillment and are the official goals of the Compassionate Society, and any citizens who find themselves less than delighted are guilty of a PainCrime. Cartoonist Courtney Hall is trying to find her true place... '' Scarce.
Ian McDonald River Of Gods Simon & Schuster 2004 First Edition First Printing Limited State Signed by the Author (No. 20 of 50) A little bumped and rubbed at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine Uncorrected Proof. £10.00 ''In the mid twenty-first century, Mother India is all the things she is now - ancient and vibrant, poor yet staggeringly rich. Diverse, violent, beautiful and terrible, thrilling and bewildering. A nation choked with peoples and cultures, riven with almost seismic contrasts and contradictions.. '' Nominated for the 2005 Hugo.
Ian McDonald River Of Gods Simon & Schuster 2004 First Edition First Printing Corners/edges slightly rubbed and one light spine crease else Fine Uncorrected Proof £7.50 ''In the mid twenty-first century, Mother India is all the things she is now - ancient and vibrant, poor yet staggeringly rich. Diverse, violent, beautiful and terrible, thrilling and bewildering. A nation choked with peoples and cultures, riven with almost seismic contrasts and contradictions.. '' Nominated for the 2005 Hugo.
Sandra McDonald The Outback Stars Tor 2007 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a touch of wear at the tips of the folds £5.00 ''Lieutenant Jodenny Scott is a hero. She has the medals and scars to prove it... and she's bored... she takes a berth on the next ship out... a mistake... Jodenny's handed a division full of misfits, incompetents, and criminals... Jodenny comes face-to-face with something powerful... love.''
Sophia McDougall Romanitas Orion 2005 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £7.50 ''... A single state holds absolute sway from the Eastern border of India across the Atlantic: magnetic railways span the globe... Slaves are constructing a giant bridge over the Persian Gulf... The sixteen-year-old heir to the throne is about to learn a secret that threatens the security of the greatest power on earth... This is the Roman Empire. Now.'' First of the trilogy
Ian McEwan Atonement Cape 2001 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''On the hottest day of the summer of 1935, thirteen-year-old Briony Tallis sees her sister Cicelia, strip off her clothes and plunge into the fountain... By the end of that day... Briony will have witnessed mysteries and committed a crime for which she will spend the rest of her life trying to atone... ''
Ian McEwan On Chesil Beach Cape 2007 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''... It is July 1962. Edward and Florence, young innocents married that morning, arrive at a hotel on the Dorset coast. At dinner in their rooms they struggle to suppress their private fears of the wedding night to come... a story of lives transformed by a gesture not made or a word not spoken.''
Seanan McGuire (Also as Mira Grant) A Local Habitation An October Daye Novel DAW 2010 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Corners & edges slightly rubbed, lower front corner slightly bumped - Very Good Uncorrected Proof. Signed and Personalised by the Author on the Title Page £5.00 ''Faerie has always been with us. The fairy tales, ballads, and folklore of the mortal world are only shadows of the true, sometimes terrible reality of the fae. They survive in secrecy, keeping their Courts in the places where the light doesn't fall, existing in parallel to the world we know... '' Second in the series of urban fantasies set in and around San Francisco
Maureen F. McHugh Half The Day Is Night Tor 1994 First Edition First Printing Boards slightly rubbed Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''... a gripping tale of intrigue and complicity in the undersea cities of the 21st century. War veteran David Dai has come to ocean-bottom Caribe to work as a bodyguard to Maya Ling, banker... but... she draws the attention of terrorists who threaten to plunge her, and David, back into the nightmare of his own past...''
Maureen F. McHugh Mission Child Avon 1998 First Edition First Printing Spiral Bound Uncorrected Galley Proof - Near Fine book £5.00 ''Humanity once boldly pushed outward from the Earth to establish colonies throughout the galaxy. But humankind reached too far - overextending, faltering, and ultimately failing - leaving its distant settlements to fend for themselves. Now, after many centuries, the progenitors have returned to reclaim their lost territories... ''
Fiona McIntosh King's Wrath Valisar: Book Three HarperVoyager 2010 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. With Publisher's Promotional Sheet £7.50 ''... As the empire threatens to tear itself to pieces, former enemies must now work on the same side and friends become the hunted to protect the imperial line. At all costs royal blood must prevail... even when it pitches Valisar against Valisar.''
Vonda N. McIntyre Fireflood And Other Stories Houghton-Mifflin 1979 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket a little worn at the base of the spine £10.00 Eleven stories including the Nebula Award winning 'Of Mist, and Grass, and Sand' - Fireflood; Spectra; Wings; The Mountains of Sunset, the Mountains of Dawn; The End's Beginning; Screwtop; Only at Night; Recourse, Inc.; The Genius Freaks and Aztecs.
Vonda N. McIntyre Fireflood And Other Stories Gollancz 1980 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like, unpriced, Dust Jacket. £5.00 Eleven stories including the Nebula Award winning 'Of Mist, and Grass, and Sand' - Fireflood; Spectra; Wings; The Mountains of Sunset, the Mountains of Dawn; The End's Beginning; Screwtop; Only at Night; Recourse, Inc.; The Genius Freaks and Aztecs.
Vonda N. McIntyre Star Trek IV: The Voyage Home Severn House 1987 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges a little marked else Fine book in slightly scratched and rubbed Dust Jacket. £15.00 ''At last, Admiral James T. Kirk and the crew of the late Starship Enterprise begin the long voyage home. But the trip is interrupted by the appearance of a mysterious, all-powerful intruder... Kirk, Spock, McCoy and the rest of the crew must journey back through time... only there can they save the future... '' Scarce
Vonda N. McIntyre The Crystal Star Bantam 1994 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and lower front corner and page edges a little browned else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''With the New Alliance firmly established, Princess Leia Organa has taken a strong leading role in government... As Luke Skywalker and Han Solo... follow rumours of a lost enclave of Jedi Knights, Leia's and Han's children are kidnapped... Leia and Chewbacca follow a trail of clues... ''
Vonda N. McIntyre The Exile Waiting Gollancz 1976 First Edition in the UK First Printing & Thus Bruised at top and base of spine and lower rear corner and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''The time is the distant future... Mischa, a young thief whose capabilities are enhanced by hereditary mutation, is trying to escape with her drug-addicted brother from the dominance of her uncle. So when a starship arrives... ''
Vonda N. McIntyre The Moon And The Sun Pocket 1997 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and front board lower edge bruised else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... a tale of alternate history... Louis XIV... the Sun King... sends his natural philosopher on an expedition to seek the source of immortality... sea monsters... Yves de la Croix returns with his treasures: one heavy shroud packed in ice... and a covered basin that imprisons a shrieking creature... The living sea monster...''
Dennis L. McKiernan Into The Forge Hel's Crucible Book 1 Roc 1997 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and on top page edges, slight spine lean, else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''A fell and ancient sorcery has engulfed the kingdoms... bringing them headlong into battle with forces of great evil... Hordes of Foul Folk have been seen wandering the countryside, burning and plundering as they go, and rumours of war spread like wildfire while elves and men gather in armed bands... so begins the Hel's Crucible Duology... ''
Dennis L. McKiernan Silver Wolf, Black Falcon Roc 2000 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 '' ... The progeny of an Elf and a shape-changing Baeran, Bair is cursed with a destiny that places him in mortal danger, for according to prophecy, Bair is the Hope of the World... ''
Patricia A. McKillip The Cygnet And The Firebird Ace 1993 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''The firebird came at night - a magnificent creature whose magical cry seemed to transform objects at random. Gifted with powers of her own, Meguet tried to reach out to the bird. But at moonrise the bird became a human, a prince cursed by dark magic... ''
Patricia A. McKillip The Sorceress And The Cygnet Pan 1991 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. £5.00 ''... Corleu, gifted, fair-haired child of the Wayfolk, was the first of his people to conquer his fear... beyond the door stretched endless darkness and all the stars in the night sky were suspended beneath his feet. Beyond the void was a shadow, and the outline of a door... the quest ahead for the son of the horned moon is a dangerous one... ''
Robin McKinley Dragonhaven Putnam 2007 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a touch of wear to the top of the rear fold £10.00 ''... Jake lives with his scientist father at the Makepiece Institute of Integrated Dragon Studies in Smokehill National Park... home to about two hundred of the few remaining Draco australiensis, which is extinct in the wild... they are up to eighty feet long and breathe fire. On Jakes first overnight solo in the park, he meets a dragon... ''
John McLoughlin Toolmaker Koan Baen 1987 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and a few shallow dents to the front and rear boards else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''It is the early 21st century... A Third Party has been encountered in our Solar System... two rival governments launch manned spacecraft... Each has orders not to allow the other to succeed... Confrontation follows... both ships are crippled... the Third Party steps in... The human survivors are... completely within its powers... ''
Ronald A. McQueen Mardoc Hale 1981 First Edition First Printing Small '(B)' in biro on front end paper else Fine book in slightly worn Dust Jacket. £3.50 ''Mardoc was the ultimate weapon, a weapon built at the height of an intergalactic war; but a weapon which was never used because of its fearful potential. Nobody really knew what Mardoc was, but they knew that once unleashed, it represented a force which would be impossible to control. And someone had released Mardoc...''
Ronald A. McQueen The Cosmic Assassin Hale 1980 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with a tiny (2mm) tear at the base of the spine panel, with an associated crease £7.50 ''... His eyes were blue and piercing... liked animals; he liked people too... Sam was the most feared man in two Galaxies... ''
Ronald A. McQueen The Sorcerer of Marakaan Hale 1980 First Edition First Printing Upper corners slightly bumped and lower page edges a little marked else Fine book in like, slightly creased, Dust Jacket. With Publisher's Review Slip £5.00 ''Mardoc was the ultimate weapon, a weapon built at the height of an intergalactic war; but a weapon which was never used because of its fearful potential. Nobody really knew what Mardoc was, but they knew that once unleashed, it represented a force which would be impossible to control. And someone had released Mardoc...''
R. M. Meluch The Myriad Tour of the Merrimack #1 DAW 2005 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... a fast-paced, action-packed military science fiction series that seriously wreaks havoc with space, time, and our concepts of reality... the forces of Earth and the Palatine have recently united in an uneasy and extremely fragile alliance against the Hive, the alien life-form that is swarming across the galaxy, literally devouring everything it encounters... ''
R. M. Meluch The Sagittarius Command A Novel of the Merrimack DAW 2007 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''...The pride of the U. S. space fleet.. But when the alien life-form known as the Hive... begins wreaking destruction across the galaxy... what they learn... is that there is no safe place in near or deep space when it comes to the Hive... '' Book 3 in the series
R. M. Meluch Wolf Star Tour of the Merrimack #2 DAW 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. £7.50 ''... the Merrimack has located a Roman convoy that they believe is key to the success of their mission... this cunning enemy has a secret plan of attack... even as the two sides struggle... an alien life-form is bearing down on them... ''
James Melville The Chrysanthemum Chain Secker & Warburg 1980 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, unpriced, Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''... Problems... for Superitendent Otani... David Murrow was murdered... his death has certain marks of a gangland killing. How could a foreigner, a respected and conspicuous figure in the expatriate community, have become involved with the highly professional - and jealously exclusive - local criminals... '' His second Otani novel.
Brian Merriman The Man Who Talked Babytalk Brian & O'Keefe 1976 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges a little age-darkened and marked else Fine book in rubbed and slightly creased Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... Michael Griffin, a young American philologist... researches in 'zophonolgy', the study of animal communication, lead him to the language of babies, animals, fairies and dolphins... strewn with thorny metaphysical encounters with the questions of language, identity and communication.'' Scarce.
Karen Michalson Enemy Glory Tor 2001 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and against the side of the spine panel else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''... a dark, atmospheric fantasy world where the realm of the supernatural lies in the north while warring kingdoms and a complex religion devoted to gods and goddesses of good and evil dominate the south. Young Llewelyn is an unhappy child.. solaced by an ailing local hedge witch, who lies to him... ''
Sarah Micklem Firethorn Scribner 2004 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, slightly worn at the extremities. £7.50 ''Firethorn flees a life of drudgery to live alone in the forest, relying on her knowledge of herb lore to survive... she returns transformed, indebted to the god who saved her life, and blessed - or cursed - with uncanny abilities and a nagging sense of destiny...''
Sarah Micklem Firethorn Voyager 2005 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at base of spine and light pressure mark on cover else Fine Uncorrected Proof. £4.00 ''''Firethorn remembers little of her past; her parents a vague and teasing memory, but service in the Dame's household provides a... tolerable existence... her comfortable world is turned upside down when her old mistress dies... she is forced to run away... she emerges... blessed, or cursed, with uncanny abilities.''
Sarah Micklem Firethorn Voyager 2005 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine and a couple of page edges slightly damp-wrinkled else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''''Firethorn remembers little of her past; her parents a vague and teasing memory, but service in the Dame's household provides a... tolerable existence... her comfortable world is turned upside down when her old mistress dies... she is forced to run away... she emerges... blessed, or cursed, with uncanny abilities.''
Haydn Middleton The Lie of the Land Macmillan 1989 First Edition in the UK First Printing Top page edges lightly browned and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with the spine panel background lightly faded £5.00 ''... David Nennius - a gigantic 40-year-old electrician - believes he must die a ritual death... a single catastrophic incident lies at the heart of Nennius' problem... He has built a myth around it: a fusion of fact and fantasy centred on Albion... the dark underside of the island of Britain... in order to save him... she must enter his myth... ''
China Mieville Iron Council Macmillan 2004 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''It is a time of revolts and revolutions, conflict and intrigue. New Crobuzon is being ripped apart... In the midst of this turmoil, a mysterious masked figure spurs strange rebellion, while treachery and violence incubate in strange places... search for a lost hope, an undying legend... the time of the Iron Council.''
China Mieville Perdido Street Station Macmillan 2000 First Edition First Printing Lightly bumped at top and base of spine and top page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with the top edge of the front panel slightly curled £60.00 ''The metropolis of New Crobuzon sprawls at the centre of its own bewildering world. Humans and mutants and arcane races throng in the gloom beneath its chimneys, where the rivers are sluggish with unnatural effluent, and factories and foundries pound into the night. For more than a thousand years, the parliament and its brutal militia have ruled... ''
Victor Milan The Cybernetic Samurai Severn House 1986 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... Dr Elisabeth O'Neill and her employer, Yoshimitsu...had spent long years searching to create an artificial intelligence. When Tokugawa came into being... the most awesome computer that had ever been created... the culmination of all their dreams... forgetting that dreams can all too easily turn to nightmares... ''
Frank Miller Batman The Dark Knight Returns Titan 1986 Fifth Printing (Paper) Light cover crease, small bump - Near Fine copy Illustrated by Lynn Varley £7.50 Introduction by Alan Moore; The Dark Knight Returns; The Dark Knight Triumphant; Hunt The Dark Knight; The Dark Knight Falls
Karen Miller (Also as K. E. Mills) The Reluctant Mage Fisherman's Children Book Two Orbit 2010 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously? (ISBN 9781841497853) Bruised at base of spine and page edges a little marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. With Publisher's Promotional Sheet £7.50 ''It's been months since Rafel ventured over Barl's Mountains into the unknown, in a desperate bid to seek help. With his father's weather magic exhausted and Lur ravaged by polluting magics, there seemed no other hope. Now this too has died... ''
Rand Miller Myst The Book Of Atrus Bantam 1995 First Edition in the UK First Printing - Issued Without Dust Jacket Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned and slightly marked else Fine book in laminated boards (as issued) £4.00 ''... the story of Atrus, son of Gehn, the last of the race of D'Ni - the masters of The Art, the craft of linking to other worlds through the descriptive art of writing... a tale of son against father... truth versus evil... love and redemption... '' The book version of the popular CD-Rom
Trevor Miller Trip City Avernus 1989 First Edition First Printing - Issued Without Dust Jacket Bruised at top and base of spine and orange inlay on front board a little grubby and rubbed else Fine book without cassette soundtrack of A Guy Called Gerald £15.00 His fantastical first book - scarce. Dubbed by The Times as - 'The hippest book since Terry Southern's Magic Christian'
Walter M. Miller Saint Leibowitz And The Wild Horse Woman Orbit 1997 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 ''In the midst of a post-nuclear dark age, the Catholic Church, riven by internal strife, is still involved in a bitter power struggle with the temporal leaders of the devastated USA... the Church embarks on the ultimate Crusade... ''
Adrian Mitchell The Bodyguard Cape 1970 First Edition First Printing Red colouration on top page edges 'splashed' else Fine book in like, price-clipped, Dust Jacket with a small (2mm) tear at the base of the spine £10.00 Clute - ''... the deathbed narrative of a representative figure of a 1980s UK, a paramilitary bodyguard whose reminiscences of his various jobs defending a totalitarian state provide a dystopian portrait of the Europe to come.''
L. E. Modesitt, Jr. Empress of Eternity Tor 2010 First Edition First Printing Bumped at top and slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with the top corner of the front flap creased. £7.50 ''In the far future, an indestructible and massive canal more than two thousand miles long spans the midcontinent of Earth... Scientists from three different civilisations, separated in time by hundreds of thousands of years, are investigating... The lives and fates of all three civilisations become intertwined as the forces behind the canal react... ''
L. E. Modesitt, Jr. Flash Tor 2004 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''Return to the world of Archform: Beauty... Earth is vastly changed. Ecological and biological catastrophe have raged across the planet, but for the survivors, it is a world of plenty. Even the poorest live in abundance, and the upper class - the ascendant - command technological marvels... ''
L. E. Modesitt, Jr. Haze Tor 2009 First Edition First Printing Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket with a little wear at the base of the folds. With Publisher's News Sheet £5.00 ''... What lies beneath the millions of orbiting nanotech satellites that shroud the world called Haze? Major Keir Roget's mission... he finds a culture both seemingly familiar but frighteningly alien, with hints of a technology far superior to that of the Federation... ''
L. E. Modesitt, Jr. Imager's Challenge The Second Book of the Imager Portfolio Tor 2009 First Edition Third Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and one page corner tip creased else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket with a short (ca 4mm) tear at the lower edge of the front panel £4.00 ''... Still recovering from injuries received in foiling the plots of the Ferran envoy, Rhenn is preparing to take up his new duties as imager liason to the Civic Patrol of L'Excelsis... the Commander... doesn't want a liason... Rhenn receives formal notice that one of the High Holders...has declared his intent to destroy Rhenn and his family... ''
L. E. Modesitt, Jr. Imager's Intrigue The Third Book of the Imager Portfolio Tor 2009 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a hint of wear at the base of the front fold With Publisher's News Sheet £7.50 ''... Rhenn has come into his own. He has a wife and a young child, and a solid career as an imager. But he has made more than one enemy... and even his great powers will not allow him to escape the past... ''
L. E. Modesitt, Jr. Lady-Protector The Eighth Book of the Corean Chronicles Tor 2011 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket With Publisher's News Sheet £7.50 ''... a bloody coup has made Mykella ruler of her land... left her and her two sisters bereft of family and uncertain of their friends... their country is almost destitute... Plus... rumblings of war along the borders... an old magic has awakened... the ability to read the emotions of others and to spy on the movements of... enemies... ''
L. E. Modesitt, Jr. Legacies The first book of the Corean Chronicles Tor 2002 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine else and page edges a little marked Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''''... Millennia ago, a magical disaster caused the fall of a great worldwide civilisation... Corus today is a world of contending countries and people, and also of strange animals and supernatural creatures. It is a place of magical powers, and of a few people who are Talented enough to use them... ''
L. E. Modesitt, Jr. Magi'i of Cyador Tor 2000 First Edition First Printing Bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a little damp staining on the inside at the base of the spine (no show-through) £5.00 ''... marks the beginning of a new tale... the story of Lorn... A fastidious student of remarkable talent, Lorn lacks the single most coveted attribute... unquestionable loyalty... ''
L. E. Modesitt, Jr. Ordermaster Tor 2005 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... the thirteenth book in the Saga of Recluce and the direct sequel to Wellspring of Chaos... ''
L. E. Modesitt, Jr. Scholar The Fourth Book of the Imager Portfolio Tor 2011 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a tiny rubbed spot at the base of the front fold With Publisher's News Sheet £5.00 ''... Quaeryt is a scholar and a friend of Bhayar, the young ruler of Telaryn... Quaeryt has managed to conceal the fact that he is an imager... Bhayar's youngest sister possesses a letter... that could well embroil him in the welter of court politics... ''
L. E. Modesitt, Jr. Shadowsinger A Spellsong Cycle Novel Tor 2002 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... a rich and complex world and culture, a truly enthralling magical system based on the use of music to create power, and a captivating set of characters embroiled in wars, diplomacy, and politics... love and romance... '' The last book of the Spellsong Cycle.
L. E. Modesitt, Jr. The Chaos Balance Tor 1997 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped and browned at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £7.50 ''Engineer/smith Nylan, the only man among the leadership of the company of 'angels' marooned on a high plateau... Nylan must leave his companions... into the world of warring kingdoms and strange magics... and so the war between chaos and order begins again.''
L. E. Modesitt, Jr. The Death Of Chaos Orbit 1996 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges a little browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''... the world is in turmoil... the distant Empire of Hamor has sent invading forces... they mean to conquer the world... Lerris is drawn back into action and forced to exercise and strengthen his magical powers to become the greatest wizard of all time - or see his world destroyed... ''
L. E. Modesitt, Jr. The Order War Orbit 1995 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped and torn at top of spine and page edges a little browned else Fine book in creased and slightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''The deadly White Wizards of Fairhaven, wielding the forces of chaos... now threaten the ancient matriarchy of Sarronnyn, the last bastion of order in Candar. The ruler... appeals to the Black order wizards of Recluce for help... ''
L. E. Modesitt, Jr. The Parafaith War Tor 1996 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in Dust Jacket with one small tear. £5.00 ''... The EcoTech Coalition and the expansionist Revenant theocracy are locked in a war against each other to control the planets not already colonised by aliens. Trystin Descoll is a young officer in the EcoTech armed forces. With little more than his determination and wit Trystin must defend his outpost against the invading Revenants as they drop out of the sky in overwhelming numbers... ''
L. E. Modesitt, Jr. The Spellsong War Book Two of the Spellsong Cycle Tor 1998 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £7.50 ''... The Soprano Sorceress... started The Spellsong Cycle, an innovative and compelling new fantasy series set in the world of erde, where music and song govern magic
L. E. Modesitt, Jr. Viewpoints Critical Selected Stories Tor 2008 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 Introduction; The Great American Economy; Second Coming; Rule of Law; Iron Man, Plastic Ships; Power to... ?; Precision Set; Fallen Angel; Black Ordermage; Understanding; News Clips Recovered from the NYC Ruins; Beyond the Obvious Wind; Always Outside the Lines: Four Battles; The Pilots; The Dock to Heaven; Ghost Mission; Spec-Ops and three others.
L. E. Modesitt, Jr. Wellspring Of Chaos Tor 2004 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''... set roughly sixty years after the close of The Order War, it does not require previous knowledge of Recluce to be enjoyed... ''
Thomas F. Monteleone Eyes Of The Virgin Lamb Tor 2002 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''The eyes that gaze out from the piece of stained glass are filled with love and grief and wisdom... the eyes of the Holy Mother... Periodically, those astonishingly beautiful eyes vanish, replaced by coded prophecies, warnings and guidance... but the glass is worthless without the key to the ancient code... ''
David Moody Autumn The City Gollancz 2011 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in a slightly creased Dust Jacket, with a spot of wear at the base of the front fold. £7.50 ''A virulent disease has ripped across the face of the planet, killing billions of people in under twenty-four hours... A small group of survivors have been cowering in fear in the desolate remains of a silent city,,, when a company of soldiers appears... '' Sequel to Autumn.
Elizabeth Moon Change of Command Baen 1999 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... Rejuvants fear the backlash caused by bad drugs; they want to ensure that nothing interferes with their pursuit of long life - or the profit that comes from promising it to others. Neighbour states fear the aggressive expansion of the Familias Regnant... Fear Begets violent reactions... and nothing escapes the resultant bloodbath... '' Sequel to Rules of Engagement.
Elizabeth Moon Rules of Engagement Baen 1998 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped & rubbed at top & base of spine & slight spine lean else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''... Brun thinks Esmay's a stuck-up prig, and Esmay thinks Brun's a spoiled rich brat... when Brun falls into the hands of a repressive religious militia movement, Esmay finds herself in disgrace... '' Sequel to Once A Hero.
Michael Moorcock (Also as Bill Barclay, James Colvin & Roger Harris) Blood A Southern Fantasy Millennium 1994 First Edition First Printing Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''The luscious and seductive southern states... and the mysterious universe of the Second Ether, where nothing is quite as it seems... Jack and Sam, their lovers Colinda and the Rose, are jugaderos, the very best at their trade, enjoying a special status unthreatened by even the most ferocious and cynical of warlords... ''
Michael Moorcock (Also as Bill Barclay, James Colvin & Roger Harris) Blood A Southern Fantasy Millennium 1994 First Edition First Printing Covers slightly rubbed, corners lightly bumped, small tear at base of spine - Very Good Uncorrected Proof £4.00 ''The luscious and seductive southern states... and the mysterious universe of the Second Ether, where nothing is quite as it seems... Jack and Sam, their lovers Colinda and the Rose, are jugaderos, the very best at their trade, enjoying a special status unthreatened by even the most ferocious and cynical of warlords... ''
Michael Moorcock Silverheart Simon & Schuster 2000 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 tops of the folds. £5.00 ''In six days Max Silverskin, thief and trickster, must discover the secrets of his heritage or perish from the witch mark - the silverheart - on his chest which will devour his heart... Lady Rose Iron... is thrown into an uneasy alliance with Max... Captain Cornelius Coffin... is in love with Lady Rose and obsessed with capturing Max... ''
Michael Moorcock The City In The Autumn Stars Grafton 1986 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in Dust Jacket with the top edge of the rear panel crumpled £7.50 ''... Ritter Manfred von Bek flees from the excesses of the French revolution pursued by the vengeful Montsorbier. His destination is the neutral, prosperous Germanic city-state of Mirenburg, en route... '' Sequel to 'The Warhound and the World's Pain'.
Michael Moorcock The Distant Suns Unicorn Books 1975 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Covers slightly rubbed and page edges a little browned else Fine book Illustrated by James Cawthorne £10.00 ''... Colonel Jerry Cornelius of the United Nations Space Command stared at her with a mixture of love and trepidation. Today was the day when would, once and for all, bind his fortune with hers. They were soon to become inseparable... She was ready for blast-off... ''
Michael Moorcock The English Assassin Allison & Busby 1976 Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges foxed/marked else Fine book in slightly marked and rubbed, price-clipped. Dust Jacket with a 6mm tear at the base or the rear fold Illustrated by Richard Glynn Jones & Mal Dean £5.00 ''... the third of Michael Moorcock's Jerry Cornelius novels. It looks through a many-sided lens at English assumptions about themselves, about class, and about the Empire over the past seventy years. It includes all the familiar characters from the previous Cornelius novels
Michael Moorcock The Fortress Of The Pearl An Elric Novel Gollancz 1989 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top & base of spine & page edges a little browned else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''Lost in the immensities of the Sighing desert, Quarzhasaat is a city of elaborate intrigue... When Elric... arrives there he is weak and close to death, and is easily forced into agreeing to a mysterious quest: to find the pearl at the Heart of the World, which will convey much power on its owner, but which lies concealed in the in the hidden Fortress of the Pearl... ''
Michael Moorcock The Opium General and Other Stories Harrap 1984 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and distinct small bump to top edge of first 25 or so pages (production fault) else Fine book in slightly rubbed and foxed Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... a collection of Michael Moorcock's most ambitious recent fiction... The Alchemists Question is a complete novel - the final Jerry Cornelius story... The Opium General is the story of a young woman who has fallen in love with an ex-rock star turned drug dealer... Going to Canada, Leaving Passadena and Crossing into Cambodia are told... by a Russian KGB agent describing the gradual build-up to World War... ''
Michael Moorcock The Prince With The Silver Hand Millennium 1993 The Tale of the Eternal Champion Volume 10 Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges a little age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £20.00 ''... In a time not far from this, Corum, the Prince with the Silver Hand, must journey across a harsh world threatened with perpetual winter to seek objects of great power, the lost weapons of the Celts, and beg the aid of dwarves and giants in an urgent search which must inevitably end in his own death... ''
Michael Moorcock The Revenge Of The Rose Grafton 1991 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, top page edges foxed and page edges a little browned else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... To escape a mystic doom that will condemn him to an eternity of anguish, Elric must quest across the dimensions of the multiverse for the rosewood soulbox containing the soul of Sadric, his father... ''
Michael Moorcock The War Amongst The Angels Millennium 1996 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine else Fine book in price-clipped Dust Jacket with a couple of 7mm tears at the top edge of the front flap and associated creasing With Publisher's Promotion Sheet £7.50 ''Rose von Bek travels many of London's byways glimpsing many lives and many worlds. At times she meets with knights of the road Dick Turpin and Colonel Jack, a man better known to his mukhamirim fellows as plain Sam Oakhurst... But London is one of many such scales of existence... ''
Christopher Moore Coyote Blue Simon & Schuster 1994 First Edition First Printing Fine book in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket. £10.00 ''Part love story, part spiritual search... Sam Hunter... very successful... insurance salesman... Caliope, the most gorgeous creature he has ever encountered... Coyote, an ancient Indian god famous for his abilities as a trickster... nothing is the same... ''
Daniel Keyes Moran The Ring based on a screenplay by William Stewart and Joanne Nelsen Doubleday 1988 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges a little marked else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket. £10.00 ''... that most priceless of all science fiction creations: an entire, vividly detailed, breathtakingly original world... a towering adventure spanning galaxies and centuries, straddling the human present and the cosmic future... the spellbinding tale of a ring of great power... ''
P. R. Moredun The Balance Between Rookstone Publishing 2004 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £7.50 ''1895. The discovery of a dead woman in a derelict Norfolk country house... 1910... a young lad, James Kinghorn, discovers an ancient ceremonial archway that transports him to... the magical and arcane world of Eldaterra... the greatest threat that mankind has ever faced... '' Unearthly History Volume One
Richard Morgan Market Forces Gollancz 2004 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like, lightly rubbed, Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £5.00 ''All over the world, men and women still find causes worth killing and dying for. And who are we to argue with them? Have we lived in their circumstances? Have we felt what they feel? No It is not our place to say if they are right or wrong. At Shorn Conflict Investment, we are concerned with only two things. Will they win? And will it pay?... ''
Richard Morgan The Steel Remains Gollancz 2008 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''Ringil Eskiath, hero to anyone who doesn't know him, and a corrupt degenerate to anyone who does, wielder of the kiriath blade Ravensfriend... lives in exile nursing his rage. But now a family member has come calling with an offer he can't refuse... ''
Richard Morgan Woken Furies Gollancz 2005 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £7.50 ''Takeshi Kovacs has come home... to Harlan's World... Embarked on a journey of implacable retribution for a lost love, Kovacs is blown... into a malestrom of political intrigue and technological mystery as the ghosts of Harlan's World and his own violent past rise to claim their due... ''
David Morrell The Covenant of the Flame Headline 1991 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. £7.50 ''... In Australia, the CEO of a petroleum company which has just dumped thirty million gallons of crude oil into the Coral Sea is poisoned... the world is at risk and a team of merciless eco-vigilantes are extracting appropriate retribution from the planet's polluters... a religious heresy dating from the thirteenth century... and a labyrinth of mystery and murder... ''
J. M. Morris (Mark Morris) Fiddleback Macmillan 2002 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges slightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... Ruth becomes concerned that something terrible has happened to her brother, events escalate mysteriously, dangerously out of control. Then... she is sure she glimpses the abusive ex-boyfriend she left behind... the man who caused her years of torturous pain... she is at the centre of a far darker nightmare than she could ever have imagined... ''
Janet Morris Threshold Roc 1990 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top & base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket slightly worn at the base of the front fold £5.00 '',,, Threshold Terminal... a Grand Hotel in space... a young test pilot, Joe South, is thrust five hundred years into the future and finds himself in the thick of interstellar smuggling, intrigue and the rough underworld of an alien environment... ''
Jim Morris The Sheriff Of Purgatory Doubleday 1979 First Edition First Printing (Code J43 on P. 217) Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges a little browned/foxed else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with the spine panel slightly browned. £5.00 ''... anarchy reigns throughout the United States. Except in Purgatory County, Arkansas, a peaceful haven presided over by Sheriff Frank Spurlock. But soon Spurlock's authority is challenged by the only organised power group to survive the holocaust... ''
Mark Morris (Also as J. M. Morris) Mr Bad Face Piatkus 1996 First Edition First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and top page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like, unpriced, Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''In 1943 RAF pilot John Straker is hideously disfigured when his Lancaster bomber crashes on landing... Twenty years later a group of children... set fire to the house of the neighbourhood 'bogeyman' and reduce it - and its owner - to ashes... But then the real nightmare begins... ''
Bradford Morrow The Diviner's Tale Corvus 2011 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Bruised at top & base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. With Publisher's promotional sheet £7.50 ''Cassandra Brooks is a single mother-of-two, schoolteacher and water diviner. Deep in the woods... she is confronted by the body of a young girl, swinging from a tree, hanged. When she returns with the authorities, the body has vanished... a girl turns up in the woods, alive, mute... Cassandra's hanged girl... ''
James Morrow City Of Truth Legend 1990 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket. Illustrated by Steve Crisp £4.00 ''''Veritas is a city in a future world where all dishonesty is outlawed. At ten years old, every citizen is treated to a brainburn which forces them to speak only the immediate truth... Jack Sperry is happy... He has a desirable job as an art critic, a stable marriage and a son who he adores. So what could possibly persuade him to give all this up... ''
James Morrow The Last Witchfinder Weidenfeld & Nicholson 2006 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket slightly worn at the tips of the folds £4.00 ''... A tremendous romp through the annals of history... narrated by a book: Sir Isaac Newton's Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy, which is engaged in an eternal struggle with the most notorious of the Renaissance witch-hunting manuals... fought with squadrons of paper-eating moths and regiments of booklice... ''
Peter Morwood (Robert Peter Smith) The Dragon Lord Century 1987 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine, a couple of shallow indentations at the centre of the front board, page edges a little browned and marked, a few creased and one with a short (3mm) tear else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with a couple of indentations at the centre of the front board and a few in the front gutter. £7.50 ''... Aldric Talvalin. high-clan lord, swordsman, scholar, emissary for hi king - and assassin... betrayed... to the Drusalan Empire which has been the enemy for three generations... There seems no aid or ally in this land... yet allies there are indeed... ''
Peter Morwood (Robert Peter Smith) The Warlord's Domain Legend 1989 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like, slightly creased and rubbed, Dust Jacket. £10.00 ''... Betrayed by his own king... Aldric... sets a course for the city of Drakkesborg. Within its walls lies the heart of the Warlord's domain, and the talisman which will enable a wizard to go home after centuries of exile. The wizard is Gemmel, foster-father to Aldric, but the Warlord's identity is a secret learned too late... the most deadly foe Aldric will ever face... '' Fourth in the Alban saga.
Pat Murphy Wild Angel Tor 2000 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 £5.00 ''''When Sarah McKensie's parents are murdered, the young girl is saved by a mother wolf and raised in the pack. Part Mowgli, part Tarzan of the Apes, Sarah becomes the Wild Angel of the Sierras... ''
Robert J. Myers The Cross Of Frankenstein Hamish Hamilton 1975 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly marked Dust Jacket with the price removed £4.00 ''... written in the Victorian Gothic tradition and faithful to the style and mood... brings the haunting Promethean legend to wilderness America... Victor Frankenstein, a doctor like his father... is kidnapped to America where he is forced to heal the wounded monster who is... planning to raise an army of the dead... ''

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