Books For Sale - December 2018
Author Title Edition Condition Price Details
Fred Saberhagen Berserker Fury Tor 1997 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Publisher's Promotional Sheet £5.00 ''... The Berserkers have developed a new trick: Berserker units that can pass for human-created androids. They're... massing for an all-out attack on human-held space. But the humans have... cracked the Berserkers' basic codes and know what their battle plans are... ''
Fred Saberhagen Dancing Bears Tor 1996 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Publisher's Promotion Sheet £5.00 ''In 1906... in Russia... on the huge Lohmatski estate a man-eating bear has attacked at least two men... Gregori... invites his American friend and fellow hunter, John Sherwood, to join him... The Lohmatski men... have long been pursued by rumors of their ability to change into bears... ''
Fred Saberhagen Earth Final Conflict The Arrival Tor 1999 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... When the Taelons arrive on Earth and take their place as humanity's Companions, Doors is one of the first to welcome them. Using his power and influence, he helps to introduce the aliens to our world. Then he suddenly fakes his own death and goes underground to lead the Resistance as the Companions' greatest enemy
Fred Saberhagen Merlin's Bones Tor 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... Not very long after the death of King Arthur, a troupe of strolling players, on the run from a brutal king, amble onto a spit of land... There young Amby... discovers the secret hiding place of Merlin's bones... many people are interested in the... remains... Morgan le Fay... Mordred... a skeptical twenty-first century physicist... old Merlin himself... ''
Fred Saberhagen Rogue Berserker Tor 2005 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges a little browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''Harry Silver had already had a lifetime of trouble from Berserkers... Then Winston Cheng, one of the wealthiest humans in the galaxy, offered to buy him a new top-of-the-line ship in return for doing a job... ''
Fred Saberhagen Shiva In Steel Tor 1998 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... one Berserker computer has suddenly and mysteriously developed a tactical strategy unlike anything the human opposition has seen before... Shiva, like the Hindu god of destruction... annihilates whole colonies... ''
Fred Saberhagen Shiva In Steel Tor 1998 First Edition First Printing Faint line across [page fore-edges else Fine Uncorrected Proof. £4.00 ''... one Berserker computer has suddenly and mysteriously developed a tactical strategy unlike anything the human opposition has seen before... Shiva, like the Hindu god of destruction... annihilates whole colonies... ''
Fred Saberhagen The Berserker Throne Simon & Schuster 1985 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''The Empress of the Eight Worlds has been assassinated... Prince Harivarman... suspects that he will be... next... discovers an operable Berserker... he finds an ancient code that will either allow him to control the dreaded machine or lead him... to certain death... ''
Fred Saberhagen The First Book Of Lost Swords: Woundhealer's Story Tor 1986 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket £7.50 ''... the gods forged Twelve Swords of Power and threw them on the gameboard of life to watch men scramble. But they had forged too well: the swords could kill the gods themselves... the gods gone, the Swords are scattered... Mark is convinced that if he can find Woundhealer, Adrian will be cured... ''
Nick Sagan Edenborn Bantam Press 2004 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top & base of spine else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket £4.00 ''It is eighteen years after Idlewild and the survivors are now adults. Though Halloween - bitter and disillusioned - has chosen to exile himself, his peers seek to repopulate the Earth and rebuild civilization. They are mankind's last, best and perhaps only hope. But an ideological split has divided them into two very different societies... ''
Nick Sagan Idlewild Bantam 2003 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top of spine else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... It is the late twenty-first century and a deadly virus has seeped into humankind's genetic make-up. In only a few generations this plague will have wiped us off the face of the planet... teams of scientists, geneticists and programmers race to find a cure, our only hope lies in a... desperate gamble... ''
James Sallis A Few Last Words Macmillan 1970 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and corners, and page edges lightly browned and with a few specks of foxing else Fine book in slightly creased and scratched Dust Jacket with a 10mm tear at the top edge of the rear panel Signed and Personalised To Graham (Hall) £40.00 ''Sensitively, insightfully, James Sallis takes up a number of themes from the range and variety of speculative fiction - each part discrete, yet unified with all others in a wide-ranging, free-form composition... surreal, comic, moving - or filled with the excitement of pure adventure... '' Very scarce.
Jessica Amanda Salmonson Anthony Shriek or Lovers from a Darker Realm Dell 1992 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Fine Uncorrected Proof. £10.00 ''Buried in the world of his own imagination, painter Anthony Shriek finds his dormant emotions awakened by the arrival of a bizarre and alluring woman.''
R. A. Salvatore The Dame Tor 2009 First Edition First Printing Slightly rubbed at top of spine else Fine Uncorrected Proof With Publisher's News Sheet £5.00 ''Bransen Garibond, the highwayman... is joined by his comrades... and his road becomes a quest to put right over wrong, a quest for truth... '' Book 3 in the Saga of the First King
Brandon Sanderson Calamity Gollancz 2016 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £15.00 ''When Calamity lit up the sky, the Epics were born. David's fate has been tied to their villainy ever since... Steelheart killed his father. Firefight stole his heart. And now Regalia has turned his closest ally into a dangerous enemy... And David is just about crazy enough to face down the most powerful High Epic of all to get his friend back. Or die trying.'' A Reckoners Novel
Brandon Sanderson Calamity Gollancz 2016 First Edition in the UK Second Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''When Calamity lit up the sky, the Epics were born. David's fate has been tied to their villainy ever since... Steelheat killed his father. Firefight stole his heart. And now Regalia has turned his closest ally into a dangerous enemy... And David is just about crazy enough to face down the most powerful High Epic of all to get his friend back. Or die trying.'' A Reckoners Novel
Brandon Sanderson Shadows of Self Gollancz 2015 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed and creased Dust Jacket £10.00 ''... An invitation to the criminal elite of Elendel... to an auction... becomes a death sentence for all involved when an unknown assailant slaughters everyone in attendance. Waxillium Ladrian investigates and is shocked to discover the perpetrator may be a kandra calling herself Bleeder... gone rogue... ''
Brandon Sanderson The Bands of Mourning Gollancz 2016 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and two page corner tips creased else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket £10.00 ''... the mythical metalminds owned by the Lord Ruler, said to grant anyone who wears them the powers that the Lord Ruler had at his command... now a kandra researcher has... images that seem to depict the Bands... Waxillium... is recruited... to investigate... And faces his most terrifying challenge yet.''
Brandon Sanderson Words of Radiance Book Two of The Stormlight Archive Gollancz 2014 First Edition in the UK First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine and top page edges very lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £30.00 ''.. Roshar, a world both alien and magical... shared by humans and the enigmatic Parshendi, with whom they are at war... ''
C. J. Sansom Dominion Mantle 2012 First Edition First Printing Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a touch of wear at the tips of the folds. £7.50 ''... 1952. Twelve years have passed since Churchill lost to the appeasers and Britain surrendered to Nazi Germany after Dunkirk. As the long German war against Russia rages on in the east, the British people find themselves under dark authoritarian rule... Defiance, though, is growing... ''
Pamela Sargent The Shore Of Women Chatto & Windus 1987 First Edition in the UK First Printing Spine slightly creased, covers slightly worn - Very Good Uncorrected Proof £3.00 ''... a love story, set in the future... the nuclear holocaust has left women in charge of the world, living in walled cities of tremendous scientific sophistication; men, now considered incapable of responsible government, roam the great wilderness outside in nomadic bands... ''
Stanley C. Sargent The Taint Of Lovecraft Mythos Books 2002 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Lightly rubbed at the base of the spine and lower front corner else Fine book £20.00 Introduction; Author's Preface & Acknowledgements; Stories: Their Love of Craft; All Things Come; Live Bait; The Insider; The Black Brat of Dunwich; An End To Worry; Nyarlatophis, A Fable of Ancient Egypt; Double Screecher; 9 Poems and Two Non-Fiction Articles: Lovecraft and 'The Evil Dead'; Howard Phillips Whateley, An Observation
Robert J. Sawyer Rolllback Tor 2007 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and top page edges slightly bumped and marked else Fine book in slightly creased and rubbed Dust Jacket £7.50 ''Dr. Sarah Halifax decoded the first-ever radio transmission received from aliens... a second message is received... Sarah, now eighty-seven... a rollback... experimental rejuvenation procedure... She accepts on the condition that Don, her husband, gets a rollback too... but... the rollback fails for Sarah... ''
Elizabeth Ann Scarborough Last Refuge Bantam 1992 First Edition First Printing Crease at lower corner of front cover else Fine Uncorrected Proof. £7.50 ''... begins a generation after the events in Nothing Sacred... ''
Elizabeth Ann Scarborough Nothing Sacred Doubleday 1991 First Edition First Printing Fine Uncorrected Proof. £7.50 Clute - ''The protagonist... is... a woman haunted by the distress of the world, this time a century hence, who discovers that the prison camp in Tibet to which she is sent is in fact Shangri-La, and that the Buddhist doctrine of reincarnation is not simply a belief.. ''
James H. Schmitz The Demon Breed Macdonald 1969 First UK & Trade Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly worn Dust Jacket £25.00 ''... the Parahuans had come out of space... They had captured Ticos Cay, the only man who knew they were there, until Nile Etland came looking for him... she was faced with two problems: to rescue Ticos... and to stay alive long enough to get a message to the rest of the population... ''
Lawrence M. Schoen Buffalogenesis Tales of the Amazing Conroy #2 SRM 2006 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Spine slightly rubbed else Fine A5 centre-stapled booklet £5.00 ''... interstellar bon vivant, and hypnotist extraordinaire, has taken a break from a life of itinerant mesmerism to return to Earth with a smuggled Buffalo Dog, an alien animal worth at least ten million bucks. Better still, she's pregnant... if he can just survive the two thousand degree birth process, a dream-tracking assassin... and a corporate lawyer... ''
David J. Schow The Kill Riff Tor 1988 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket £4.00 ''Lucas dreams it every night... the glittering rockshow... an insane mob storms the stage... his beloved daughter, dying trampled beneath the frenzied fans... he cradles revenge to his breast. His ultimate target: Whip Hand's lead singer. Neither man is what he seems... In their confrontation, there will be no winner.'' This author's first novel.
Karl Schroeder Permanence Tor 2002 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £10.00 ''Young Rue Cassels of the Cyber Compact - a civilisation based around remote brown dwarf stars - is running from her bullying brother, who has threatened to sell her into slavery. Fleeing in a shuttle spacecraft... she spots a distant, approaching object, and stakes a legal claim to... an abandoned Cycler starship... ''
Karl Schroeder Queen of Candesce Virga Book Two Tor 2007 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £10.00 ''... Venera finds herself plunging through the air between the artificial continents of Virga, far from home and her husband, who may or may not be alive... ''
Karl Schroeder Ventus Tor 2000 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and lower front corner else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''... the terraformed planet Ventus... Jordan Mason has visions... desperate to find the meaning and source... enough to risk calling down the powerful Winds that destroy technology... an epic journey across a fascinating planet with two big mysteries... ''
Melissa Scott Point Of Dreams Tor 2001 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine and upper front corner and base of spine slightly bumped and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''... another fantastical adventure set in the oddly familiar, yet magically different world of City-State Astreiant, where murder and magic threaten the royal city and a wild blend of theatre, mystery and investigation, necromancy and astromancy, politics and swordplay, makes for a lively and entertaining second visit to an already well-loved world... ''
Melissa Scott Point Of Hopes Tor 1995 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and two top page edges with a short tear each else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''... astrologers and necromancers are the pundits and powerbrokers of the Kingdom... The royal city of Astreiant... is bracing itself for an influx of people, money and trouble that invariably accompanies the Midsummer Fair... this year the number of missing children is far larger than usual... ''
Melissa Scott The Jazz Tor 1995 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket £7.50 ''In the not too distant future the Internet is filled with Jazz: intentional misinformation and bewildering disinformation. there are even virtual Web sites devoted entirely to satirical and entertaining lies. Tin Lizzy, a young woman techie with a criminal past, is a theatrical Web sites designer... ''
Luke Scull Dead Man's Steel Head of Zeus 2016 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and a few top page corner tips bruised else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Publisher's Promotion Sheet £15.00 ''The Age Of Ruin is near complete: in the far north the Nameless stirs beneath the Spine Mountains and its demons push ever southwards; from the west the Fade have returned, vowing to purge the realm of humankind; and an ancient weapon, forged in the Godswar, has once again been unleashed to ravage the land... ''
Luke Scull The Grim Company Head of Zeus 2013 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine and tips of upper corners else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £15.00 ''... Perhaps the wild magic of the dead gods has corrupted Dorminia's Magelord, as it has the earth itself. Perhaps Salazar's desperate lust for power has finally quenched his last spark of humanity... Still, pockets of resistance remain... when two formidable Highlanders save the life of a young rebel, it proves the foundation for an unlikely fellowship... ''
Luke Scull The Grim Company Roc 2013 First Edition in the US First Printing Bruised at top of spine and tips of upper corners else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £10.00 ''The gods are dead. The Magelord Salazar and his magically enhanced troops crush any dissent they find in the minds of the populace... Demons and abominations plague the Highlands. The world id desperately in need of heroes, but what it gets instead are a ragbag band of old warriors, a crippled Halfmage, two orphans, and an oddly capable manservant... ''
Alice Sebold The Lovely Bones Little Brown 2002 First Edition First Printing (First State Dust Jacket) Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £20.00 ''''... Susie Salmon... is...in heaven... she tells us, in the fresh and spirited voice of a fourteen-year-old-girl,. a tale that is both haunting and full of hope. In the weeks following her death, Susie watches life continue without her - her school friends trading rumours about her disappearance... her killer trying to cover his tracks... ''
Andy Secombe The Last House In The Galaxy Tor/Pan Macmillan 2006 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Top spine corner adjacent to rear cover slightly eroded, light front cover crease and edges slightly rubbed - Very Good Uncorrected Proof £5.00 ''Across the aching wastes of space a terrible war is raging. The Gologons, long relegated to being the garbage disposers of the Galaxy, have finally rebelled... the United Planets Federation... needs to find a safe place where they can... plan a counter-attack... Hambleton Hall is ideally situated
Will Self Grey Area and other stories Bloomsbury 1994 First Edition First Printing - Issued Without Dust Jacket Spine creased during production and lightly rubbed, front cover creased, top corners lightly rubbed, one page top edge lightly creased and page edges lightly browned else Fine Uncorrected Proof. £7.50 Nine short stories: Between the Conceits; The Indian Mutiny; A Short History of the English Novel; Incubus or The Impossibility of Self-Determination as the Desire; Scale; Chest; Grey Area; Inclusion ®; The End of the Relationship
Angela Shackleton-Hill Greensight Allen & Unwin 1984 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in rubbed Dust Jacket with the lower edge of the rear panel lightly worn £4.00 ''Arich Astienyr... he should devote his life to the nurturing... A mindsalvor was an unprecedented and heaven-sent blessing... where, even twenty millennia after its uttering, a Word of Trauma inhabited everything... few were able to find their own relief in lore and Eld and wizardry... being a total empath brings... a self-knowledge that threatens his... will and sanity... ''
Samantha Shannon The Bone Season Bloomsbury 2013 First Edition First Printing Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Publisher's Promotional Sheet £10.00 ''The year is 2059. Nineteen-year-old Paige Mahoney is working for the criminal underworld of Scion London... Her job: to scout for information by breaking into people's minds... Paige is a dreamwalker, a clairvoyant... Attacked, drugged and kidnapped, Paige is transported to.. a city... controlled by a powerful, otherworldly race called the Rephaim... ''
William Shatner Tek Money Ace/Putnam 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly marked and browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... a seemingly deranged man, muttering to himself about nightmare visions that torment him, comes looking for Jake - and then dies suddenly... the dead man is Peter Traynor, a Tek addict... Traynor has literally died of fear... ''
William Shatner Tek Power Ace/Putnam 1994 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... President Warren Brookmeyer has a problem with Tek: while he insists he only uses the drug for an occasional 'lift, others in his administration have convinced him that the Americal people would not respond well if they were to learn that their President is a Tek user. reluctantly, Brookmeyer has agreed... to allow an android simulation to replace him... ''
William Shatner Tek Secret Ace/Putnam 1993 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and lower front corner bruised and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... Jake Cardigan is back... hired to look into the disappearance of beautiful heiress Alicia Bower... daughter of the world's wealthiest robotics industrialist... Book Five in the series.
William Shatner Tekwar Bantam 1990 First Edition in the UK First Printing Fine book in Dust Jacket with one 45mm closed tear to bottom of rear panel. £4.00 Clute - ''set in a 22nd-century Los Angeles where crime is rife, and where a wise-mouth robot resignedly helps a lanky protagonist solve a mystery - WS acknowledges the assistance of Ron Goulart, who is otherwise uncredited as co-author.''
Bob Shaw Cosmic Kaleidoscope Gollancz 1976 First Edition First Printing Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 Includes: Skirmish On A Summer Morning; Unreasonable Facsimile; A Full Member Of The Club; The Silent Partners; The Giaconda Caper; An Uncomic Book Horror Story; The Brink; Waltz Of The Bodysnatchers and A Little Night Flying
Bob Shaw Terminal Velocity Gollancz 1991 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, corners bruised and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in slightly torn Dust Jacket, with the yellow background part faded and a little wear at the tops of the folds £5.00 ''The invention of a cheap and easy to use anti-gravity harness revolutionises society. Airborne delinquents and criminals are practically impossible to control - and can be lethal.'' Expanded from his 1978 novel Vertigo.
Bob Shaw The Shadow Of Heaven Gollancz 1991 First Edition in Hardback First Printing & Thus Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket, with the spine panel background lightly faded. £5.00 ''Heaven is a giant anti-gravity floating disc... But to the people crammed into... the choking claustrophobia that is now Earth, the vast shape in the sky means space, air and freedom... But... rebellion fomenting on Heaven... holds more dangers than anyone knows...''
Robert Sheckley Dimension Of Miracles Gollancz 1969 First Edition in the UK & First Hardback First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and lower front corner and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in Dust Jacket, with a small chip at the lower edge of the front panel and some bookworm attention to the spine panel and the price removed. £30.00 '''... Carmody, is an ordinary fellow who goes home from the office and is confronted with a cosmic Messenger. He has won a prize in the Intergalactic Sweepstakes and is enchanted off to Galactic Centre... ''
Robert Sheckley The Robert Sheckley Omnibus Gollancz 1973 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a crease running the length of the rear flap. £30.00 ''... twelve of Sheckley's stories which present a spectrum of his best writing. In addition to the stories, the volume contains Sheckley's famous novel, Immortality Inc., about a man involved in a car crash who wakes to find himself in the 22nd century - and in a new body... ingenious, sardonic, intelligent and entertaining... ''
Charles Sheffield Science Fiction Special 41 Sight of Proteus The Web Between The Worlds Sidgwick & Jackson 1982? First Combined Edition First Printing - Issued Without Dust Jacket Slight spine creasing, pages browned, and a few ?oil? splashes on title page - Very Good to Near Fine book in slightly rubbed laminated boards £7.50 ''his first novel, describes in ultimately optimistic terms the wide-ranging effects of machine-driven shapechanging technologies...'' with ''... his second novel, famously posited a sky-hook space elevator at almost exactly the same time as Arthur C. Clarke presented an astonishingly similar space elevator... '' - Clute
Charles Sheffield The Billion Dollar Boy A Jupiter Novel Tor 1997 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''... Shelby... is one of the richest young men of the twenty-second century... a careless mistake strands him on a mining colony... twenty-seven light years from Earth. Stuck among the miners for at least six months… Shelby must learn to survive... - and to fend for himself. His new life is full of surprises and dangers… ... '' In the same universe as Higher Education
Charles Sheffield The Cyborg From Earth A Jupiter Novel Tor 1998 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a tiny (ca. 2 mm) tear at the top of the rear fold. £7.50 ''Heir to a powerful dynasty, Jefferson Kopal has never lived up to his family's expectation... Jeff should serve with distinction in the deep space navy... but... Jeff blows the entrance exam... why is he tapped by the navy for an urgent mission... to deal with the threat of rebellious cyborgs... what's really going on... '' Fourth book in the series
Charles Sheffield The Ganymede Club Tor 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly worn Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... returns to the Solar System of... Cold as Ice... the years immediately following the Great War... Lola Belman was a refugee... Now she has a good practice as a Haldane, a therapist who can enter into her patients' dreams... there is a reason why her patient has... dreams of events he cannot remember... ''
Charles Sheffield The Spheres of Heaven Baen 2001 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in Dust Jacket, with a hint of wear at the corners. £7.50 ''Spacer Chan Dalton is torn between two masters. The pacifistic aliens who hold Earth under Quarantine want him to find out why their starships have been disappearing... ''
Charles Sheffield Transcendence Book Three of The Heritage Universe Gollancz 1992 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with the spine panel yellow background lightly faded and a couple of tiny scratches on that panel £5.00 ''It is five million years since the enigmatic race known as the Builders disappeared from the Galaxy, but the artifacts they left behind have baffled scientists since their first discovery... The Zardalu were thought... extinct... The most vicious species in galactic history... an expedition... to find the remnants... and destroy them before they can start breeding...''
Mary Shelley (Also as Author of 'Frankenstein') Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus Great Writers Library 1987 - Issued Without Dust Jacket Fine book with decorated boards, as issued. £4.00 ''... I started from my sleep with horror; a cold dew covered my forehead, my teeth chattered, and every limb became convulsed: when, by the dim and yellow light of the moon, as it forced its way through the window shutters, I beheld the wretch - the miserable monster whom I had created... ''
David Sherman Starfist Lazarus Rising Del Rey 2003 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £4.00 ''... In their fiercest combat yet, the hard-charging Marines of 34th Fleet Initial Strike Team... have finally won their battle against a full-scale alien invasion of planet Kingdom, But victory over these savage enemies comes at a terrible price... ''
Will Shetterly Dogland Tor 1997 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''Luke Nix and his family... have come to... Florida, to open a new tourist attraction: Dogland, where every breed of dog... will be on display... It is 1959... Christopher remembers for us the strange events surrounding Digger's birth. How a woman with real leaves growing out of her bark-like hair came to tend his mother... ''
Will Shetterly The Gospel of the Knife Tor 2007 First Edition Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a shortish crease in the front flap £7.50 ''When Chris Nix was four years old, his family was nearly destroyed... now fourteen... He barely remembers the events at Dogland and has completely forgotten the powerful beings who cam to his aid... a mysterious benefactor wants to send Chris to an exclusive private school... '' Sequel to Dogland
Lewis Shiner Slam Doubleday 1990 First Edition First Printing Slightly rubbed at the base of the spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... Dave, paroled after six months' hard time for tax evasion, has just landed the worlds' greatest job... A rich old lady has left her fortune to her twenty-three cats. As their caretaker, Dave is to receive a salary, expenses, and the use of her luxury beach house. Almost immediately things start to go wrong. The old woman's money is the focus of a power struggle between a cast of bizarre characters... '' Not S.F.
Sharon Shinn Angel-Seeker Ace 2004 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 ''... returns once more to the planet of Samaria, where men and angels live under the watchful eye of the god Jovah... '' Follows Archangel...
Sharon Shinn Mystic and Rider Ace 2005 First Edition First Printing Bumped at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £10.00 ''Clouds of unrest are darkening the land of Gillengaria. In the southern region, ill feeling toward magic and those who use it has risen to a dangerous level, though King Baryn has ordered that such men and women are to be tolerated. Whispers abound that he issued the decree because his new young wife is herself a mystic... ''
Neal Shusterman Thief Of Souls Book Two of the Star Shards Trilogy Tor 1999 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''... the survivors... confront a more insidious but equally terrifying foe: The Bringer. Imprisoned for thousands of years by the ancient gods... he breaks free and invades the world... only one power exists that can stop him... ''
Susan Shwartz The Grail Of Hearts Tor 1992 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and lower front corner, small cloth tear at base of spine and top page edges foxed/marked else Fine book in slightly worn and torn Dust Jacket £4.00 ''... The woman Kundry has been many things in her long life... It is from the very shadow of the Cross that Kundry began herb fateful journey, for her laughter at the Crucifixion has condemned her to wander the Earth... till her soul is cleansed and her sin washed clean... ''
Robert Silverberg (Also as Ivar Jorgenson; Calvin M. Knox; David Osborne & Robert Randall) Hot Sky At Midnight Bantam 1994 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges slightly marked else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket £7.50 ''At Samurai Industries, Paul Carpenter studies his computer monitors to predict the movement of toxic clouds drifting across the Pacific. If he's wrong, a sudden shift of wind can kill thousands. Nick Rhodes, a research scientist... seeks better ways for humans to adapt to Earth's hostile environment... ''
Robert Silverberg Lord Prestimion A novel in the Majipoor Cycle Voyager 1999 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like, unpriced, Dust Jacket £4.00 ''Prince Prestimion has at last become Coronal Lord Prestimion... first act... is to summon a vast magical spell that obliterates across the land all memory of the civil war... But a scar so vivid on the face of the land is not so readily wiped out. Mass psychosis threatens... a plague of madness sweeps the land... ''
Robert Silverberg The Mountains Of Majipoor Macmillan 1995 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £4.00 ''Five centuries after the troubles Prince Harpirias... is to lead a mission beyond the mountain range known as the Nine Sisters to negotiate with the barbarians for the party's release. They have no inkling of Majipoor's vastness and expect to treaty with the Coronel himself... ''
Robert Silverberg The Mountains Of Majipoor Bantam 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''... For young Prince Harpirias, the journey into the frozen tundra of the remote borderlands of Majipoor might well have been a death sentence... a mission that could represent suicide or salvation... ''
Robert Silverberg To The Land Of The Living Gollancz 1989 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Publisher's Review Slip £4.00 Clute -. ''... an afterlife fantasy in which the dead are reborn into an Earth-like venue from which, after recycling their lives interminably, they tend to wish to escape... '' Incorporates his 1987 Hugo Award Novella-winning story 'Gilgamesh in the Outback'
Clifford D. Simak The Fellowship Of The Talisman Sidgwick & Jackson 1980 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with the price removed £5.00 ''... a strange fellowship: a brawny man-at-arms; a banshee; a hermit; Ghost... turncoat demon... goblin, and a witch.. the Dark Ages never ended. There had been no Renaissance... Duncan Standish had been sent on a dangerous mission... through a land where the monstrous servants of the Evil held sway... ''
Clifford D. Simak The Visitors Sidgwick & Jackson 1981 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine, page edges no longer quite parallel and page edges lightly age-darkened and slightly marked else Fine book in lightly creased Dust Jacket £4.00 ''It looked like a big black box - perhaps fifty feet high, two hundred long... had scooped him up... then let him go... He knew that the visitor was a living, intelligent creature. Then more... descended...''
Dan Simmons Endymion Headline 1996 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, one page lower corner creased and page edges browned and no longer quite parallel else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £5.00 ''... The daughter of Brawne Lamia and the cybrid John Keats, eleven-year-old Aenea... is in grave danger. The powerful Pax military... thinks that... Aenea may well be... a threat to the Church... and then there's the unpredictable entity called the Shrike, which, it's thought, could control the fate of all mankind... ''
Dan Simmons Fires Of Eden Putnam 1994 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and top page edges else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket £10.00 ''... Real estate mogul Byron Trumbo is the owner of the Mauna Pele, a deluxe Hawaiian resort... instead of making money... guests keep disappearing... Giant beasts capable of human speech are spotted, visitors turn up dead and dismembered, and volcanic eruptions fill the sky with smoke and flame... ''
Dan Simmons Hardcase St. Martin's Minotaur 2001 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''Joe Kurtz has been wronged one too many times. So when he takes out the drug-dealing thug who killed his girl-friend, the ex P. I. gets to cool his heels... As the story twists and turns, and the body count rises, Kurtz no longer knows who he can trust... '' A Thriller.
Dan Simmons Lovedeath Warner 1993 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and a few top page edges a little bumped else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 With foreword and notes by the author. Entropy's Bed at Midnight; Dying in Bangkok; Sleeping With Teeth Women; Flashback; The Great Lover
Dan Simmons Lovedeath Five Tales of Love and Death Headline 1993 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like, slightly creased, Dust Jacket £6.00 ''... Showing perfect mastery of his craft, Dan Simmons explores his themes of love and death in five novellas of intense power and imagination... destined to garner further acclaim for an author already regarded as one of the most exciting talents in the field.''
Dan Simmons Phases Of Gravity Headline 1990 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges a little browned else Fine book in slightly worn Dust Jacket £7.50 ''Richard Baedecker once walked on the moon but... His quest for higher meaning begins when he meets a mysterious young woman who leads him on a journey to the 'places of power' in his own past... ''
Dan Simmons Prayers To Broken Stones Headline 1992 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges browned else Fine book in slightly worn Dust Jacket £5.00 Introduction by Harlan Ellison - each story introduced by the author: The River Styx Runs Uphill; Eyes I Dear Not Meet In Dreams; Vanni Fucci Is Alive And Well And Living In Hell; Vexed To Nightmare By A Rocking Cradle; Remembering Siri; Metastasis; The Offering; E-Ticket To 'Namland; Iverson's Pits; Shave And A Haircut, Two Bites; The Death Of The Centaur; Two Minutes Forty-Five Seconds and Carrion Comfort
Dan Simmons The Hollow Man Headline 1992 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges a little browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with dark blue of spine panel faded to mid-blue £3.00 ''All his life, Jeremy Bremen has been cursed with the unwanted ability to read minds... For years his wife Gail has served as a shield between Jeremy and the world's neurobabble... But now Gail is dying and Jeremy comes face to face with the horror of his own omniscience... ''
Dan Simmons The Hollow Man Bantam 1992 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''Jeremy Bremen has a secret. All his life he has been cursed with the unwanted ability to read minds... For years his wife, Gail, has served as a shield between Jeremy and the intrusive thoughts of those around him... But now Gail is dying... and Jeremy comes face-to-face with the horror of his own omniscience... ''
Dan Simmons The Rise Of Endymion Bantam 1997 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a tiny (ca. 1.5 mm) split at the top of the spine panel. £15.00 ''The final chapter of this magnificent saga begins with two momentous events: the death and resurrection of Pope Julius XIV and the coming-of-age of the new messiah... Her name is Aenea... ''
Wm. Mark Simmons Dead On My Feet Baen 2003 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and page edges a little marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''A year ago Chris... was completely human - then a blood transfusion from the Lord of the Undead changed everything. Now he is a hunted man... So far he's dodged undead assassins, werewolves, a 6,000-year-old Egyptian necromancer, and Vlad Dracula himself. But now he's really got problems... '' Humorous Fantasy.
Alison Sinclair Blueheart Millennium 1996 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in Near Fine Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... The adaptive humans who have colonised the planet, covered in the main by ocean, are at the limit of their usefulness and the debate on the desirability of further terraforming is becoming heated. The discovery of a corpse deep beneath the sea is nothing unusual ... this is the catalyst for a tragedy of global proportions... ''
Alison Sinclair Cavalcade Millennium 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £4.00 ''Just as the aliens promised, a ship has landed and taken away those who took up their invitation to a new life, a better brighter future. But when the pioneers awake aboard the alien vessel there is no welcoming committee... something... is decommissioning anything electronic... someone is going to have to find a way to communicate with the being or beings that has taken them prisoner... ''
Clive Sinclair Augustus Rex Andre Deutsch 1992 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Original Drawings by Yosl Bergner £5.00 ''All the reputable sources inform us that August Strindberg, the great Swedish playwright, died on 14 May 1912. But there is one dissenting voice: Beelzebub. Lord of the Flies. If Beelzebub is to be believed, Strindberg did not die but sold his soul in the nick of time. Raised from the grave in 1961, he was thereafter led into temptation.. ''
Iain Sinclair Dining On Stones (or, The Middle Ground) Hamish Hamilton 2004 First Edition First Printing A few page edges slightly creased and page edges lightly marked else Fine Uncorrected Proof. £10.00 ''Andrew Norton, poet, visionary and hack, is looking for a new project; some untried quest to absorb him. Handed a mysterious package - a much-hoped-for clue that must be deciphered - Norton quits his old stomping ground of Hackney and sets out along the A13 to divine the boundaries of his search... ''
Curt Siodmak Donovan's Brain Barrie & Jenkins 1971 Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in lightly creased and browned, price-clipped, Dust Jacket, with a short tear at the upper tip of the front fold £10.00 ''... my name is Dr. Patrick Cory - and I am about to be destroyed by the immense power of a brain which I have, with my own hands, made immortal... ''
Denys S. Sissons The Interlopers United Writers 2005 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket £5.00 ''Strange vibrations and an eerie light in the sky wake Mike Hunt one night... Further bizarre nocturnal occurrences are witnessed at an old kirk... with the suspicion being that the phenomena are by-products of visits by interlopers from either the spirit world or some other space/time continuum... ''
Michael Slade (Jay Clarke, also with John Banks, Lee Clarke, Rebecca Clarke, and Richard Covell) Headhunter W. H. Allen 1984 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges slightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £20.00 ''The Headhunter is loose on the streets of Vancouver. The Headhunter's victims are everywhere - floating in the Fraser River, buried in a shallow grave, tacked to an Indian totem pole on the University of British Columbia campus. All women. All headless... a mystery to defy the imagination, tension enough to snap you in two and a climax as shocking as it is unexpected.''
Michael Slade (Jay Clarke, also with John Banks, Lee Clarke, Rebecca Clarke, and Richard Covell) Zombie Hodder & Stoughton 1996 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped and worn at top and slightly bumped at base of spine, board fore-edges rubbed and page edges lightly browned and marked - Very Good book in slightly creased, unpriced, Dust Jacket £7.50 ''A murderous battle against overwhelming odds in Africa over a hundred years ago and a crazed killer on a mission of primal vengeance today... bloody age-old rituals of unspeakable mutilation and their grisly echoes in a series of atrocities... ''
John Sladek Roderick Or The Education Of A Young Machine Granada 1980 First Edition First Printing Bruised and slightly faded at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in Dust Jacket with orange spine lettering uniformly faded to yellow £10.00 ''Roderick is a robot who learns... Adopted by friendly small-town folks, Roderick is brought up a s a 'real' boy - or that's the idea... '' Very funny.
John Sladek The Lunatics Of Terra Gollancz 1984 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket £20.00 ''... a devastating and hilarious look at the future of our society... '' 18 stories - scarce.
John Sladek The Muller-Fokker Effect Hutchinson 1970 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and top page edges a little marked and foxed else Fine book in slightly marked Dust Jacket with a 14mm tear at base of front fold and creases in both flaps £15.00 ''... Appeal to Serious critics: Enumeration is the theme of this immensely powerful, compellingly striated Pythagoras of a novel, in which a hubristic man calls into question the dictatorship of all his gods... ''
Joan Slonczewski The Children Star Tor 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, a little light spine creasing, and yellow paper covers and page edges lightly marked else Fine Uncorrected Proof. £5.00 ''... return to the universe of A Door Into Ocean and Daughter of Elysium... not all is as it seems on Prokaryon... The entire planet's ecosystem is... too structured to have been formed by the randomness of nature... plans to Terraform Prokaryon... huge profits.. research for native intelligent life becomes a frantic race against time... ''
Joan Slonczewski The Children Star Tor 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £10.00 ''... return to the universe of A Door Into Ocean and Daughter of Elysium... not all is as it seems on Prokaryon... The entire planet's ecosystem is... too structured to have been formed by the randomness of nature... plans to Terraform Prokaryon... huge profits.. research for native intelligent life becomes a frantic race against time... ''
Anna Smaill The Chimes Sceptre 2015 Second Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''A boy stands by the roadside on his way to London, alone in the rain. No memories, beyond what he can hold in his hands at any given moment. No directions, as written words have long since been forbidden. No parents - just a melody that tugs at him, a thread to follow, A song that says if he can just get to the capital, he may find some answers ... ''
A. C. H. Smith Labyrinth A Novel Virgin 1986 First Edition in the UK First Printing (Paper) Covers lightly creased & slightly worn & page edges lightly browned - Very Good Book £50.00 Based on the movie produced by Jim Henson. Very uncommon.
A. J. Smith The Black Guard Head of Zeus 2013 First Edition First Printing Short tear at the base of the spine else Fine Uncorrected Proof. With Publisher's Press Release £10.00 ''... The city of Ro Canarn burns. With their father's blood fresh upon the headsman's sword, Lord Bromvy and Lady Bronwyn, the last scions of the house of Canarn, face fugitive exile or death. By royal decree, their noble line is now reviled, named Black Guard and struck from past and future histories.. '' First of the Chronicles of the Long War
A. J. Smith The Red Prince Head of Zeus 2015 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Publisher's Press Release £10.00 ''... Now, Alexander Tiris, the Red Prince, can only brood upon the downfall of his people, cut off from his own city by the mercenary army of the Seven Sisters. Until the arrival of the one man who can wield the sisters' power... All that was dead will rise. All that now lives will fall... '' Third of the Chronicles of the Long War
Clark Ashton Smith (Also as Clerigo Herrero) Lost Worlds Spearman 1971 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in slightly worn, internally browned and marked Dust Jacket, with the top mm or so at the top of the spine panel a little eroded. £20.00 HYPERBOREA: The Tale of Satampra Zeiros, The Door To Saturn, The Seven Geases, The Coming of the White Worm; ATLANTIS: The Last Incantation, A Voyage to Sfanomoe, The Death of Malygris; AVEROIGNE: The Holiness of Azedarac, The Beast of Averoigne and 14 more tales from Zothique, Xiccarph and Others
Cordwainer Smith (Also as Felix C. Forrest; Paul Myron Anthony Linebarger & Carmichael Smith) Space Lords Sidgwick & Jackson 1969 First Edition in the UK & First Hardback First Printing Bumped at top and bruised at base of spine, one page lower corner creased and page edges a little browned - Very Good Book £5.00 ''Stories of the far future which paint a picture - weird, beautiful, and terrifying - of the strangest universe ever imagined... '' Mother Hittun's Littul Kittons; The Dead Lady of Clown Town; Drunkboat; The Ballad of Lost C'Mell and A Planet Named Shayol
Craig Smith A Quick Word With A Rock and Roll Late Starter Rue Bella 2003 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Bruised at top of spine else Fine book Signed and Personalised by the Author on the Title Page £2.00 ''I have a gorgeous bite./The Lady Hack from the Chronicle/so informed me as I snaffled her Snapple/and took a bite from her apple./Red Max. I winked implyin/I like to dabble if something's happening/but the nuances were lost on her... '' 44 page poem.
Edward E. Smith Lord Tedric Baronet1978 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Corners slightly rubbed, covers slightly curled, upper rear corner creased and page edges a little marked and rubbed - Very Good book £4.00 ''Tedric, member of the select Imperial Corps of the One Hundred, is sent on a mission to the planet Evron Eleven to help put down a riot... There are... forces threatening the safety of the Empire... '' First book of the series, expanded by Gordon Eklund from the original story published in Universe Science Fiction in 1954.
Edward E. Smith Skylark Of Valeron Fantasy Press 1949 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine, lower board edges and top corners, reviews pasted on front end papers and page edges and end papers foxed and age-darkened - Good book in slightly dust-soiled, worn and torn Dust Jacket. Signed and Inscribed by the Author on the front free end paper (not personalised) £25.00 ''This is the third and final story of the Skylark series... ''
L. Neil Smith Bretta Martyn Tor 1997 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''Bretta... is ejected from a spaceship by her father's old nemesis... left for dead, adrift in space. But resourceful Bretta finds haven on a strange world of escaped slaves. Determined to seek justice and have her revenge, Bretta blazers a new chapter in the interstellar piracy of her father... ''
L. Neil Smith Bretta Martyn Tor 1997 First Edition First Printing Corners slightly rubbed else Fine Uncorrected Proof £4.00 ''Bretta... is ejected from a spaceship by her father's old nemesis... left for dead, adrift in space. But resourceful Bretta finds haven on a strange world of scaped slaves. Determined to seek justice and have her revenge, Bretta blazers a new chapter in the interstellar piracy of her father... ''
Michael Marshall Smith (Also as Michael Marshall) One of Us HarperCollins 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in lightly creased Dust Jacket with a small fingernail puncture over the front gutter Signed by the Author on the Title Page £7.50 ''Hap Thompson - ex-criminal, ex-barman and ex-husband - has fallen on his feet at last. After years of scuffling in the shadows of crime, he's finally found something he can do better than anyone else. And it's legal. Almost... ''
Virginia Driving Hawk Sneve The Trickster and The Troll University of Nebraska Press 1997 First Edition First Printing ? Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''The friendship and adventures of Iktomi and Troll, the trickster figure from Lakota legend and the well-known character from Norse mythology, are the subject of this imaginative, marvelously spun tale. The gentle, lumbering Troll meets Ikomi... The vain, opportunistic trickster soon discovers that he has lost his people... ''
S. P. Somtow (Also as Somtow Sucharitkul) Darker Angels Gollancz 1997 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... At the heart of the tale is the houngan Old Joseph, a voodoo priest who has given up one eye in exchange for ultimate knowledge and who has dared to raise the dead from the battlefields of the Civil War. From the college rooms of the young Lord Byron to the slave auctions of Haiti, from revival meetings to dark rituals of resurrection...''
S. P. Somtow (Also as Somtow Sucharitkul) Darker Angels Tor 1998 First Edition in the US First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... At the center of the tale is the houngan Old Joseph, the one-eyed voodoo priest who dares to raise the dead from the battlefields of the Civil War. Into his circle of power, over the course of eighty tumultuous years, comes an unforgettable cast of characters...''
S. P. Somtow Jasmine Nights Hamish Hamilton 1994 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine Uncorrected Proof in creased Proof Dust Jacket £5.00 ''Here is a strange, beautiful, funny story of a twelve-year-old Thai boy called Mr Little Frog. The year is 1963... Little Frog refuses to accept that he is Thai... speaks only English, eats only English food, and secretly calls himself Justin... he keeps the company of his books and his pet chameleon until he meets Virgil, a black American boy. Together they embark on a year of magic and discoveries... ''
S. P. Somtow Tagging The Moon: Fairy Tales From L A Night Shade 2000 First Edition First Printing Bumped at top and bruised at base of spine and top edge of front board and top page edges a little marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... The loss of innocence. The seduction of death. The tragedy of desperate obsession... these are the things men and women are made of... ten extraordinary stories set in the surreal urban nightmare known as Los Angeles... ''
S. P. Somtow (Also as Somtow Sucharitkul) Vanitas Escape From Vampire Junction Gollancz 1995 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... Timmy Valentine... relinquished his vampiric immortality and transferred his archetypal essence to young Angel Todd, sending him out into the dark forest of the soul. Now Timmy Valentine is an ordinary twelve-year-old boy, awakened from a two-thousand-year-old nightmare.. but there is something missing...''
Craig Spector To Bury The Dead Stealth 2001 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and a few page corners creased else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... As a firefighter and paramedic, Paul Kelly is a man defined by action... a devoted husband and father... And then the unthinkable happens... A shocking crime... Consumed by grief, pushed to the brink of madness and moral outrage... how far would you go... ''
Sally Spedding Wringland Macmillan 2001 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''Abbie Parker is just starting her new job as sales negotiator for a prestige housing development in sinister and vaporous Black Fen - rumoured to be the most haunted corner of England... a chilling and disturbing sortie into that twilight world that hovers between reality and nightmare.'' Her first novel.
William Browning Spencer Zod Wallop St. Martin's Press 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a tear at the top of the spine adjacent to the rear panel. £7.50 ''... 'Gotta get moving,' Rock said. A couple of hundred million years went by... That's how Zod Wallop starts... Raymond Story read Zod Wallop while he was a patient at Harwood Psychiatric. Now the book means everything to him... he... is now journeying to Harry Gainesborough's house with his young wife... in tow... Zod Wallop is actually happening... ''
Nancy Springer Chains Of Gold Macdonald 1987 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''Among the lakes and islands of Catena's magical land rests the Sacred Isle. There the Lady Cerilla... is betrothed to Arlen; betrothed and doomed. For Arlen is the chosen Winterking of the Sacred Isle - his fate, to marry, enjoy the love of his bride for but a single night, and then to die, a sacrifice to the island's jealous goddess... ''
Nancy Springer Larque On The Wing AvoNova/Morrow 1994 First Edition First Printing Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket £7.50 ''Guitar-shaped, forty-year-old wife, mother and successful crafter of home decoration products Larque Harootunian is going through a very messy mid-life crisis... embarrassing habit of producing temporary doubles... of people and their inner aspects from out of thin air. But... ''
Nancy Springer The Hex Witch Of Seldom Baen 1988 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine else Fine book in slightly browned and rubbed Dust Jacket £5.00 ''The King, the Sorceress, the Trickster, the Virgin, the Priest... in full they form the Circle of Twelve... whose powers are manifest in us all... those who have the Sight, like young Bobbi Yandro, can speak with them at will... her own budding powers are beyond control... events sweep her into the very hands of the Twelve... ''
Nancy Springer The White Hart Richard Drew 1984 First Trade Hardback Edition First Printing (Bound in red leatherette) Page edges a little marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''Long ago, so long ago that the enchantment of the Beginning was yet on it, there was a little land called Isle... Vast oceans peopled by Sylkies encircled the land even as the thick-woven Forest surrounded each village... '' First in The Book Of The Isle Trilogy.
Steven Spruill The Imperator Plot Doubleday 1983 First Edition First Printing (Code N28 on P. 186) Page edges slightly browned/marked and review slip glued to front free end paper else Fine book in slightly marked Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... a series of assassination attempts on the Imperator of the Terran Empire... his body is totally destroyed - but his head and brain are kept working... Elias Kane... direct the investigation... something more than a duty when Kane's fiancee dies, and its conclusion is more complex and disturbing than he, or anyone, imagined.'' Second in the Elias Kane trilogy.
Jon Sprunk Shadow's Lure Gollancz 2011 First Edition First Printing (Trade Paper) Fine Book £3.00 ''In Othir he was... An assassin beyond compare... But Caim left that life behind when he helped an empress claim her throne. Now, searching for the truth behind the murder of his parents... Caim finds himself in a land in thrall to the Shadow... ''
Francis Spufford Red Plenty Faber 2010 First Edition Fourth Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with the backing paper at the lower edge of the front panel a little worn and torn. £3.00 ''Once upon a time in the Soviet Union... the twentieth-century magic called 'the planned economy'... was going to gush forth an abundance of good things... And... in the heady years of the late 1950s, the magic seemed to be working... about the scientists who did their genuine brilliant best... a comedy of ideas, and a novel about the cost of ideas.'' Marginal S.F.
Brian Stableford (Also as Brian Craig) Chimera's Cradle Legend 1997 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened/browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket £4.00 Third Volume of The Book of Genesys ''Andris Myrasol, Princess Lucretia and their companions are now widely spread across the face of the world. yet they all struggle towards the area known as Chimera's Cradle, facing ridiculous odds in order to solve the mysteries that lead to their journey... ''
Brian Stableford Salamander's Fire The Second Book Of Genesys Legend 1996 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned and age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''The world is crumbling, literally and metaphorically. Had humanity retained their ancient lore they would understand these changes but in this - as in so much - the truth is lost behind a cloud of legend and myth... '' Sequel to Serpent's Blood.
Brian Stableford (Also as Brian Craig) The Angel Of Pain Simon & Schuster 1991 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 ''... It is twenty-one years since David Lydyard returned to England... The strange visions which have afflicted him since he was bitten by a snake in Egypt have been nourished by the constant pain of a crippling disease... now the visions are becoming more urgent and more extravagant... David must undertake the strangest voyage in human history... to discover the truth of what the fallen angels really are... ''
Brian Stableford The Cassandra Complex Tor 2001 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... Set earlier in the same 'future history' as Inherit The Earth, Architects of Emortality and The Fountains of Youth... the independent story of events crucial to the creation of the universe in which the others take place... ''
Brian Stableford The Empire Of Fear Simon & Schuster 1988 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in slightly worn Dust Jacket with a short split at the top of the rear fold. £4.00 ''... a magnificent epic of alternative history, which spans three centuries... set in a brilliantly imagined world ruled by a powerful aristocracy of vampires; long-lived, extraordinarily handsome humans who are immune to pain but must drink the blood of their common subjects... ''
Brian Stableford Year Zero Sarob Press 2000 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket £10.00 ''What will the new millennium bring? Alien abductions. Demons and the Immortal 'Dead'. The Devil setting up a 'Hell' on earth and the Apocalypse. And more, much more... Here are the fantastic adventures of Molly and her friends... A captivating and adult science fiction novel... ''
Brian Stableford Young Blood Simon & Schuster 1992 First Edition First Printing Page edges lightly browned else Fine book in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket £7.50 ''A vampire... comes out of the shadowy borderlands of existence in response to the unvoiced desires of philosophy student Anne Charet. By choosing to see him she gives him substance; after feeding him, she too begins to hunger for blood... ''
Robert Stallman The Beast Trilogy Kinnell 1989-90 First Edition in Hardback First Printings (3 Volumes) Bruised at top &/or base of spines, volume 2 page edges a little browned, else Fine copies in like Dust Jacket £12.50 ''... the powerful fantasy trilogy... the story of the strange and mysterious creature locked within the body of a young man in the rural mid-West of the 1930's... '' Quite a 'realistic' look at some problems associated with animal shape-changers - Great fun.
Mary Stanton The Heavenly Horse From the Outermost West New English Library 1989 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 slightly creased, unpriced, Dust Jacket with a small (3mm) tear at top of rear fold £20.00 ''..is the Dancer, a shining Appaloosa stallion, first of all horses in the Army of One Hundred and Five and guardian of the Courts of the Outermost West? Anor the executioner, monstrous and fanged, is the servant of the Dark Horse... and if he can, he will destroy the Dancer... '' Apparently scarce hardback copy of Stanton's fable of the eternal battle between good and evil.
Olaf Stapledon Odd John A Story Between Jest and Earnest Methuen 1935 First Edition (Paper) (?Fourth State 2/- NET on spine) Spine paper creased and torn, covers a little worn and age-darkened, first few pages foxed and top page edges darkened and slightly foxed - ?Good? book £25.00 Clute - ''the individual Superman appears... After founding an Island community purged of normal humans, and creating a Utopia there, he and his fellow "supernormals", who comprise an early version of the Pariah Elite, finally achieve something akin to the wisdom of the Eighteenth Men; a spiritual gain which costs them their lives... ''
Christopher Stasheff A Wizard In Mind Tor 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''... the first volume in a rousing new series featuring Rod's renegade son Marcus, a hero every bit as brave, though twice as headstrong, as his famous father... young Magnus sets out to sew anarchy across the stars and prove himself a greater liberator than his sire ever was... ''
Allen Steele Coyote Ace 2002 First Edition Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and lower corners else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Publisher's Promotional Sheet with critical notes £7.50 ''... The crime of the century begins without a hitch. On July 5, 2070, as it's about to be launched, the starship Alabama is hijacked -- by her captain and crew. In defiance of the repressive government of the United Republic of Earth, they replace her handpicked passengers with political dissidents... These become Earth's first pioneers in the exploration of space... ''
Allen Steele Rude Astronauts Legend 1993 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, a few page edges slightly creased and page edges browned else Fine book in Dust Jacket, with a short tear at the top of the front fold and a little wear at the base of the folds. £4.00 ''... his first short story collection... you will find old friends from the novels... You will also find half-a-dozen non-fiction pieces, which will make you think as much as the fictions. But above all, you'll find the true sense-of-wonder which makes Allen Steele a writer to read and be astounded by... ''
Adam Stemple Singer Of Souls Tor 2005 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''Leaving his life of petty crime and drug abuse behind, young Douglas flees from Minneapolis... when a mysterious but alluring young girl offers him drugs... What follows isn't what he expects... Douglas can see, in all their beauty and terrifying cruelty, the fey folk... Worse, they can see him... ''
Neal Stephenson Anathem Atlantic 2008 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top & base of spine, short, fine biro line on lower page edges & a few page corners slightly bumped else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket £5.00 ''Fraa Erasmas is a young avout living in the Concent of Saunt Edhar, a sanctuary for mathematicians, scientists and philosophers, protected from the corrupting influences of the outside world... Now, in celebration of the... rite of Alpert, Raz and his colleagues prepare to venture beyond the concent's gates... ''
Neal Stephenson The Baroque Cycle Heinemann 2003/2004 First Edition/ First Edition in the UK First Printing (Vol. 1 & 2 1st, Vol. 3 1st UK) Slightly bumped at top and base of spines, Vol. 1 pages no longer parallel, Vol. 2 top page edges a little marked and Vol. 3 a few page corner tips creased else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jackets. £30.00 ''... The story of Daniel Waterhouse. fearless thinker and conflicted Puritan, pursuing knowledge in the company of the greatest minds of Baroque-era Europe, in a chaotic world where reason wars with the bloody ambitions of the mighty... ''
Neal Stephenson The Confusion Vol. II Of The Baroque Cycle Heinemann 2004 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top & base of spine & page edges browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''It is the late 1600s on the high seas. A group of Barbary galley slaves plot... an enormous cache of Spanish gold... a daring scheme... they succeed - leaving behind some very unhappy men... Meanwhile... ''
Neal Stephenson The System Of The World Heinemann 2004 First Edition in the UK First Printing Page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''The year is 1714. Daniel Waterhouse has returned to England, where he joins forces with his friend Isaac Newton to hunt down a shadowy group attempting to blow up Natural Philosophers with 'Infernal Devices'... a long-simmering dispute between Newton and... Leibnitz comes to a head... '' Conclusion to the Baroque Cycle.
Bruce Sterling Crystal Express Arkham House 1989 First Edition First Printing Page edges lightly foxed else Fine Book in slightly worn Dust Jacket £10.00 Shaper/Mechanist: Swarm; Spider Rose; Cicada Queen; Sunken Gardens; Twenty Evocations; Green Days in Brunei; Spook; The Beautiful and the Sublime; Fantast Stories: Telliamed; The Little Magic Shop; Flowers of Edo; Dinner in Audoghast
Bruce Sterling Crystal Express Arkham House 1989 First Edition First Printing Fine book in like Dust Jacket £20.00 Shaper/Mechanist: Swarm; Spider Rose; Cicada Queen; Sunken Gardens; Twenty Evocations; Green Days in Brunei; Spook; The Beautiful and the Sublime; Fantast Stories: Telliamed; The Little Magic Shop; Flowers of Edo; Dinner in Audoghast
Bruce Sterling Holy Fire Millennium 1996 First Edition First Printing With the author's name misspelled as 'Stirling' on the title page. Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in Near Fine Dust Jacket With Publisher's Promotion Sheet £3.00 ''Mia Ziemann, 93 years old, with decades of living before her... the body and mind of a thirty year old, but she's seen it all and done it all... what next?... In Prague, Mia confronts not only her boredom, her fear of entropy, but a whole new philosophy that challenges her very sense of self. Pleasure, creativity, joie-de-vivre - with 'holy fire' in your blood, anything is possible.''
Bruce Sterling Schismatrix Arbor House 1985 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £30.00 Clute - ''a 1-vol future history of the interplanetary expansion and transformation of the human race, he exchanges the fantastic exorbitance of his earlier work for a hard-edged and highly detailed realism closely informed by scientific speculation and extrapolation''
Caroline Stevermer When The King Comes Home Tor 2000 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in Dust Jacket a little creased along the lower edge of the rear panel. £7.50 ''Good King Julian of Aravis has been dead for two hundred years, but his kingdom still misses him. The current occupant of the throne is old and witless... the true ruler... is the powerful Prince Bishop... When the King comes home, all wishes will be granted... all dreams will be made real... ''
Ian Stewart Heaven Warner 2000 First Edition First Printing Fine book in Fine Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... Across the vast cosmos, a diverse array of creatures must band together to defeat the galaxy's deadliest and most destructive force... ''
Mary Stewart The Wicked Day Hodder & Stoughton 1983 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, top page edge blue stain lightly faded and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed and unpriced, Dust Jacket £4.00 ''... tells the story of Mordred, Arthur's bastard son by incest with his half-sister Morgause, witch-queen of Lothian and Orkney... the doom of her hated half-brother... ''
Sean Stewart Firecracker Weidenfeld & Nicolson 2005 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''William 'Dead' Kennedy has problems. He's haunted by family, by dead people with unfinished business... He's a 32-year-old Texan still in love with his ex-wife... just lost his job... air-conditioning is broken... been dreaming about ghost roads... Will's cousin calls... about a dead girl haunting his garage... seems like an easy way for Will to make a thousand dollars... ''
Sean Stewart Mockingbird Ace 1998 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''... Tony Beauchamp never liked her mother's world of magic and visions and six strange gods that took over her body at will. So when her mother died, Tony and her sister Candy thought it meant a new beginning, a life free of magic... ''
Sean Stewart The Night Watch Ace 1997 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped and rubbed at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a touch of shelf-wear at the base of the spine panel. £5.00 ''It is now 2074. Magic has been in the world for as long as anyone can remember - and has taken over. Children are sacrificed to gods and ghosts. Man-made machines have conquered the inner cities And people who enter the forests are never seen again.'' Set in the world of Resurrection Man
S. M. Stirling A Meeting At Corvallis Roc 2006 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top & base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Signed by the Author on the Title Page £7.50 ''In the tenth year of the change, the survivors in western Oregon have learned to live in a world without technology. The city-state of Corvallis has preserved its university, and trade flourishes... they have held the Lord Protector... the warlord of Portland - at bay... '' Third in The Change series
S. M. Stirling The Peshawar Lancers Roc 2002 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and upper corners and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £15.00 ''In the mid-1870s, a violent spray of comets hit Earth, decimating cities, erasing shorelines, and changing the world's climate forever... Instead of advancing technologically, humanity had to piece itself back together... Now, in the twenty-first century, boats still run on steam, messages arrive by telegraph... the British Empire... capital in Delhi... controls much of the world... ''
S. M. Stirling The Sword of the Lady A Novel of the Change Roc 2009 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and upper rear corner bruised, onew page corner damp-crinkled and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''Rudi Mackensie has journeyed long and far across the land that was once the United States of America, seeking the shore where the sun rises, hoping to find the source of the world-altering event that has come to be known as the Change. Finally his goal is at hand... ''
S. M. Stirling The Tears of the Sun A Novel of the Change Roc 2011 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and top edge of rear board and top rear corner bruised else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £10.00 ''Rudi Mackensie has traveled from the land where the sun sets to the land where it rises and back. He has found his weapon - the Sword crafted for him before he was born... with his final destiny awaiting him. He must face and defeat the forces of the Church Universal and Triumphant. Everything... depends on the outcome... ''
John E. Stith Manhattan Transfer Tor 1993 First Edition First Printing Spine panel very lightly faded else Fine Uncorrected Proof. £5.00 ''When Manhattan - and everyone on it - is kidnapped into space by some unknown alien force, the humans trapped on the island are faced with a baffling (and terrifying) enigma. A new artificial dawn reveals that the city is encased in a bubble - resting on a vast plain, surrounded by dozens of other bubbles containing a multitude of alien cultures... ''
Dacre Stoker Dracula The Un-Dead Dutton 2009 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top & base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''Twenty-five years have passed since the band of heroes destroyed Dracula at his castle in Transylvania... ''
Dave Stone Doctor Who Novellas Citadel Of Dreams Telos Publications 2002 First Edition First Printing - Issued Without Dust Jacket Fine book £10.00 ''... It is time, now, child. After all these years, you are sufficiently grown and rested. Time to take your place. Make the City yours. Time to wake up and be born... ''
J. Michael Straczynski Othersyde Headline 1991 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top of spine, a couple of page corners creased & page edges slightly browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with a small nick at the base of the spine & a spot of wear at the top o the front fold £5.00 ''... It's every teenager's dream - 'Happy Birthday, kid - now pack your bags, we're moving to California!' Chris Martino is heading for Los Angeles from the backwoods of New Jersey, to a new home, a new life and a new school, 'California Dreamin', of sun sea, sand and beautiful girls. But at Lennox High the dream turns to nightmare... ''
Peter Straub A Dark Matter Orion 2010 First Edition in the UK First Printing Corners slightly rubbed else Fine Uncorrected Proof £7.50 ''The charismatic and cunning Spenser Mallon is a campus guru in the 1960s, attracting the devotion and demanding sexual favors of his young acolytes. After he invites his most fervent followers to attend a secret ritual in a local meadow, the only thing that remains is a gruesomely dismembered body-and the shattered souls of all who were present. Years later... ''
Peter Straub Mr. X Random House 1999 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket £7.50 '',,, Ned Dunstan's birthday is fast approaching, and every year on this date, Ned experiences a paralysing seizure in which he is forced to witness scenes of ruthless slaughter perpetrated by a mysterious and malevolent figure... Mr. X... he is shadowed by an identical twin brother who can pass through doors and otherwise defy the laws of nature... ''
Peter Straub The Buffalo Hunter Cemetery Dance 2012 First Separate Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £10.00 ''... chronicles the fixations of a 35-year-old man who numbs his fear of women in some very unusual ways... '' 155 pages
Peter Straub The Throat HarperCollins 1993 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine, a number of page corners creased and page edges browned, slightly foxed and lightly marked Very Good book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket With Publisher's Review Slip £5.00 ''Writer Tim Underhill thought he had left behind Millhaven and the ghastly Blue Rose murders... until he received a call for help from John... His wife had been attacked and left for dead... The search for the truth takes him down a path strewn with dusty secrets and shocking revelations... to the day... when he witnessed the killing of his... sister... ''
Victoria Strauss The Burning Land Eos 2004 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''After long years of oppression, the rightful rulers of Arsace have finally reclaimed the holy city of Baushpar and the First Temple of the God. At last, the desecrated temples can be rebuilt and the people's suffering redressed. But tensions between the secular and sacred worlds abound... ''
Craig Strete (Also as Sovereign Falconer) Dreams That Burn In The Night Doubleday 1982 First Edition First Printing (No Code) Slightly bumped at top and at base of spine, faint blue marks in gutter of front and rear end papers 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 28 stories with titles like: Secrets of the White-Head Hawk; Dancing the Dead Safe into their Beads; Love Life of the Leglorn; Last Wish Fulfilment and Testament; Into Every Rain a Little Life Must Fall; Closely Watched Urinals; We Are the People Our Parents Warned Us About...
Whitley Strieber Confirmation The Hard Evidence of Aliens Among Us Simon & Schuster 1998 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top of spine, a couple of page corners creased and page edges a little browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... he had an apparent close encounter in 1985... what he's needed is physical proof... how he got it and what it is... five implants surgically removed under controlled and documented conditions from the bodies of people who have reported contact with aliens... ''
Whitley Strieber The Forbidden Zone New English Library 1993 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top & base of spine, corners bruised & page edges browned else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket £5.00 ''Every small town has a special place like the mound. Lovers go there to woo, families picnic in summer, children sled in winter. For the community of Oscola, the mound has never been dangerous - until now... something beyond cunning or imagining... that appears undeniably evil is hiding beneath the mound... ''
Whitley Strieber Transformation The Breakthrough Morrow 1988 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with a short scrape on the edge of the rear fold and the spine panel background slightly faded. £4.00 ''... Do the visitors represent a force that has been with mankind throughout history? Has it played an absolutely central role in altering human culture? Has a conscious force emerged from the unknown as the single most powerful instrument of change in history... a journey from the secret depths of the mind to the secret depths of the universe... ''
Charles Stross Neptune's Brood A Space Opera Orbit 2013 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and upper front corner bruised else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £10.00 ''Krina Alizond is a metahuman in a universe where the last natural human became extinct five thousand years ago... When her sister goes missing she embarks on a daring voyage... to find her... made more perilous by... an assassin on Krina's tail... 'privateers' chasing her sister.. one of the biggest financial scams in the known universe''
Charles Stross Singularity Sky Ace 2003 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 £20.00 ''... the discovery of faster-than-light travel and the creation of the Eschaton, an artificial intelligence that achieved independent sentience. Four hundred years later... the New Republic... want no part of the Eschaton... are attacked by an information plague that calls itself The Festival... the colony slips into revolutionary turmoil... ''
Charles Stross The Clan Corporate Book Three of The Merchant Princes Tor 2006 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed and creased Dust Jacket Signed by the Author on the Title Page £5.00 ''Miriam Beckstein has gotten in touch with her roots and they have nearly strangled her. A young, hip, business journalist in Boston, she discovered that her family comes from an alternate reality, that she is very well-connected, and that her family is a lot too much like the mafia for comfort... ''
Charles Stross The Hidden Family Book Two of the Merchant Princes Tor 2005 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bumped at base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in Dust Jacket, a little worn and eroded at the upper tips of the folds and with a short split in the upper tip of the rear one £5.00 ''The six families of the Clan rule the kingdom of Gruinmarkt from behind the scenes, a mixture of nobility and criminal conspirators whose power to walk between their world and ours makes them rich in both. Braids of family loyalty and intermarriage provide a fragile guarantee of peace, but... ''
Charles Stross The Rhesus Chart Ace 2014 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and faint rub mark to top p-age edges else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Signed by the Author on the Title Page £20.00 ''... Traders employed by a merchant bank in London are showing signs of infection - an array of unusual symptoms such as super-strength and speed, an uncanny talent for mind control, an extreme allergic reaction to sunlight, and an unquenchable thirst for blood... Bob digs... to uncover a blood-curdling conspiracy... '' Fifth book in The Laundry Files
Arkady Strugatsky Hard to be a God Eyre Methuen 1975 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, free end papers a little browned, top page edges marked and badly foxed and lower page edges marked - Good? book in Dust Jacket with a ca. 3mm tear at the top of the front fold and a touch of foxing on the external edge of the rear fold. With )Publisher's Review Slip £20.00 ''Blending science fiction with social criticism, this imaginative work has been acclaimed by Russian critics as the best utopian novel of Soviet literature.''
Theodore Sturgeon (Also as Frederick R. Ewing & Ellery Queen) Thunder and Roses stories of Science-Fiction and Fantasy Michael Joseph 1957 First Edition Thus First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine, rear board a little rubbed. free end papers foxed and lightly browned, page edges lightly foxed and browned - Good book £7.50 Edited by Grof Conklin. Includes '... And My Fear Is Great... ', not in A Way Home and Mewhu's Jet; Minority Report; The Hurkle is a Happy Beast; Thunder and Roses; Bulkhead; Tiny and the Monster and A Way Home, which are...
M. Suddain (Matt Suddain) Theatre of the Gods Cape 2013 First Edition First Printing Page edges bumped and small tear at frront cover edge - Good Uncorrected Proof. With Publisher's Press Release £5.00 ''... being the story of M. Francisco Fabrigas: explorer, physicist, transmariner. Who travelled beyond the borders of his universe, was shipwrecked there... and returned... ''
Steph Swainston Above the Snowline Gollancz 2010 First Edition First Printing (Trade Paper) Light pressure mark to spine edge of rear cover else Fine book With Publisher's Press Release £5.00 ''Aiwan exiles are building a settlement in the Darkling mountains, where the Rhydanne hunt. Their clash of interests soon leads to bloodshed... a Rhydanne huntress... appeals to the immortal Circle for justice. The Emperor sends Jant... ''
Steph Swainston No Present Like Time Gollancz 2005 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Publisher's Press Release £7.50 ''It has been five years since the Insects last swarmed in the Fourlands. Their insatiable hunger left countless dead and the land devastated... Jant... thinks his wife may be having an affair with the world's strongest man, and an inhabited island has been discovered three months' sail... which is obviously impossible... ''
Steph Swainston No Present Like Time Gollancz 2005 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with Forbidden Planet 'Signed' sticker on the front panel . Signed by the Author on the Title Page £7.50 ''It has been five years since the Insects last swarmed in the Fourlands. Their insatiable hunger left countless dead and the land devastated... Jant... thinks his wife may be having an affair with the world's strongest man, and an inhabited island has been discovered three months' sail... which is obviously impossible... ''
Steph Swainston The Year Of Our War Gollancz 2004 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a little wear near the top of the front fold. £4.00 ''Jant is the Messenger. one of The Circle, a cadre of fifty immortals who serve the Emperor. He is the only immortal, indeed the only man alive, who can fly. The Emperor is seeking to protect mankind from the hordes of giant insects who have plagued the land for centuries... ''
Steph Swainston The Year Of Our War Gollancz 2004 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine and lower spine corner slightly rubbed else Fine Uncorrected Proof. £7.50 ''All mortals dream, it seems, of joining the Castle Circle. Always pushing for immortality. Always seeking to stop the spin of the wheel of fortune, as it rips through their hands, leaving splinters. How splendid it would be to be eternal. and safe. But at the same time it is daunting to join such a fellowship. ''
Thomas Burnett Swann Queens Walk In The Dusk Heritage Press 1977 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed plastic Dust Jacket - as issued. Illustrated by Jeff Jones including 8 tipped-in colour plates £15.00 ''... the story of Dido, Queen of Carthage, of Aeneas, of Ascanius, and... forms the early portion of a trilogy... the later adventures of Aeneas and Ascanius... Green Phoenix... The third part... The Lady of the Bees, is a novelization of 'Where is the Bird of Fire?'... ''
Michael Swanwick Jack Faust Avon 1997 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with the silver cover lettering tarnished (as usual) Signed by the Author on the Title Page £12.50 ''... unlike the classic Mephistopheles, the seductive demon who approaches... Johannes Faust is not the devil as we know him, but rather a representative of a mysterious race that seeks nothing less than the extermination of the hated human animal... so begins Faust's transition from madman to saviour... as he accelerates human progress at blinding speed... ''
Michael Swanwick Moon Dogs NESFA 2000 First Edition First Printing Limited State (No 428/815) Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Jacket design by Rick Berry £20.00 Introduction by Gardner Dozois; Author Profile; Seven stories, one play, six essays and two speeches, including collaborations with Jack Dann and Gardner Dozois, two ''posthumous collaborations'' with Avram Davidson, Editor's Acknowledgements & Colophon.
Michael Swanwick Tales Of Old Earth Tachyon Publications 2000 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £10.00 Introduction by Bruce Sterling, and nineteen stories, including the Hugo-Award-winning short story The Very Pulse Of The Machine
Michael Swanwick Tales Of Old Earth Tachyon Publications 2000 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and page edges slightly marked else Fine book in Fine Dust Jacket Signed by the Author on the Title Page £20.00 Introduction by Bruce Sterling, and nineteen stories, including the Hugo-Award-winning short story The Very Pulse Of The Machine
Michael Swanwick The Iron Dragon's Daughter Millennium 1993 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped and rubbed at top and base of spine, lower corners bruised and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like, lightly creased, Dust Jacket With Publisher's Review slip, promotional letter, slip submitting to Arthur Clarke Award and card to reviewer £7.50 ''A dragon is sent through the Dream Gate to raid the lower world and harvest mortal children... Thus the life of Jane, changeling child, is shaped. Enslaved in a workhouse that manufactures iron dragons, terrorising engines of war, one day Jane finds a grimoire holding the secrets of dragon sentience. So she escapes with a dragon... ''
Bryan Talbot The Tale of One Bad Rat Book One Book Two and Book Three Dark Horse Books 1994 (Paper) Near Fine Comics £5.00 Introduction by Neil Gaiman. First three of four parts - Graphic Novel dealing with child abuse, Beatrix Potter's work and the many changes in England since she was working ...
Judith Tarr Lord of the Two Lands Tor 1993 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and lower page edges lightly marked/stained else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''In 336 b.c., Egypt lay under the yoke of Persia... A great warrior and general... determined to challenge the might of the Persian Empire... called Alexander... they sent Meriamon... daughter of Pharaoh... to find Alexander, and persuade him to... come south... ''
Judith Tarr The Golden Horn The Hound and the Falcon Trilogy Volume II Bantam 1986 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top & base of spine & top page edges a little foxed else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... elf-born Alfred has left the monastic sanctuary of St. Ruan's and, with his spirited partner, Thea, turned eastward to Constantinople... War is raging throughout the Empire and its capital, the richest prize in the 13th-century world, is rife with intrigue, and surrounded by hostile armies intent on plundering its treasures... ''
Judith Tarr The Isle of Glass The Hound And The Falcon Trilogy Volume I Bantam 1986 First Edition in the UK First Printing Lower corners bruised, one signature slightly differentially browned else Fine book in like, unpriced, Dust Jacket £5.00 ''...in 12th-century England... Alfred grows up a devoted monk, determined to ignore his extraordinary beauty, his uncanny agelessness. his healing powers and his ability to read another's mind. But worldly events intrude... ''
Judith Tarr Tides Of Darkness Tor 2002 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and with a small cloth tear at the base else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''A wild, spoiled princeling... Indaros... is handsome, arrogant, a seducer and tavern crawler... But... also a mage, unruly, untrained and unbound by the constraints that block other workers of magic... brought to judgement before Lady Merian... sees a power that far exceeds any that she has ever known, and a burning passion... '' Sixth book in the Avaryan sequence
Laini Taylor Lips Touch Three Times Hodder & Stoughton 2013 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine and one page top corner tip creased else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Illustrations by Jim Di Bartolo £5.00 Goblin Fruit - ''In Victorian times, goblins offered sumptuous fruits in exchange for maidens' souls... '' Spicy Curses Such As These - ''a demon and the ambassador to Hell tussle over the soul of a beautiful English girl in India... '' Hatchling - ''six days before Esme's fourteenth birthday, her left eye turns from brown to blue... What does the beautiful, fanged man want... ''
Roger Taylor Farnor Headline 1992 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 short surface split at the top of the rear fold £5.00 ''Life is good for Farnor... for everybody in the valley... Until... Men come from the south, haunted and pursued. And something else... silent and awful... an ancient corruption... Farnor... is pursued into the Great Forest... gradually learn the extent of his own power. And the truly terrifying nature of the forces he must face... ''
Roger Taylor The Return Of The Sword The Last Chronicle of Hawklan Headline 1999 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine & page edges a little browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £10.00 ''The dark lord Sumeral is dead - His mortal body destroyed and his will scattered... somewhere, Sumeral is whole again and struggling to return... other, even darker threads are being drawn together... More terrible than Sumeral. More terrifying by far... ''
Roger Taylor Whistler Headline 1994 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine. spine leant and page edges a little browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... one fateful day, ominous clouds gather over Canol Madreth, and - mysteriously affected by whatever brought them - the impetuous Brother Cassraw is transformed into a fiery religious demagogue. The stability of the whole of Gyronlandt and beyond is suddenly threatened by his strange compulsive power... ''
William Tenn Time In Advance Gollancz 1963 First Edition in the UK & First Hardback First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and top corners, ? rust? stain at spine end of top page edges, faint trace of label removal from front board, black line across lower page edges, previous owner's name on each front end paper and a few ink spots on rear end papers - probable Boots Library book in quite badly torn, creased and eroded ?fair? Dust Jacket £10.00 Firewater; Time In Advance; The Sickness and Winthrop Was Stubborn - Excellent!
Emma Tennant The Last Of The Country House Murders Cape 1974 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base and bruised at top of spine, top edge of boards slightly faded, top corner of front free end paper removed and page edges lightly browned - Very Good book in like, slightly rubbed, price-clipped Dust Jacket with the spine panel pink lettering slightly faded and sticker 'ghost' on the front flap. £5.00 ''In England after the Revolution, the 'Last Of The Country House Murders' is planned - by the Government... Jules Tanner, aesthete and survivor of the old regime is to be decked out as a tourist attraction, and Haines... has the task of selecting possible murderers... But nothing is quite as Haines fears or hopes... ''
Sheri S. Tepper A Plague Of Angels Harper Collins 1994 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped and rubbed at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in lightly creased and rubbed Dust Jacket With Publisher's Review Slip £5.00 ''... Olly has grown up as an Orphan in a hovel... Together with a host of champions human and otherwise she will fight the evil witch controlling the androids. But in doing so she will unlock terrible secrets about humanity's place in the cosmos. Secrets kept by Angels. Angels whose intentions everyone will learn to fear.'' Despite appearances, Science Fiction.
Sheri S. Tepper Beauty HarperCollins 1992 First Edition in the UK First Printing & Thus Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, page edges marked and a few slightly bumped (one with a ca. 1mm edge tear) else Fine book in lightly creased Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''... Drawing on a wellspring of much-loved fairy tales, Beauty is a powerful and moving novel of love and loss, hope and despair, magic and nature... when her wicked aunt's curse is fulfilled... Beauty is able to sidestep the tragedy, and... finds herself transported to the world of the future... Here her adventures begin... '' The author's preferred text.
Sheri S. Tepper Beauty Doubleday 1991 First Edition First Printing Fine Uncorrected Proof. £4.00 ''During the last few years we've all been made increasingly aware of the destruction of habitat that's been going on... It sometimes seems to me that all beauty is dying... And that makes me think of Sleeping Beauty and wonder if she, Beauty that is, might not be a metaphor for what is happening to the world at large: perfect Beauty born, Beauty cursed with death... ''
Sheri S. Tepper Raising The Stones Grafton 1991 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges slightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Publisher's Review Slip £7.50 ''When human settlers arrive on Hobbs Land the native intelligent species, the Owlbrit, were already almost extinct... It seemed the natural thing to do for the settlers to maintain the last Owlbrit temple, with the strange statue that was its god. And when that god 'died' - disintegrating overnight... ''
Sheri S. Tepper Shadow's End Bantam 1994 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Slightly bumped at top of spine and page edges no longer quite parallel and a little marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £4.00 ''The fragrant, sun-checkered canyon lands of the planet Dinadh seem to be a peaceful backwater of the universe... except for one thing. A century ago, a mysterious force wiped out human life on all surrounding worlds, leaving Dinadh untouched. Every team sent to investigate vanished. Every attempt to contact survivors met with deafening silence. Now the unknown force is back... ''
Sheri S. Tepper Shadow's End HarperCollins 1994 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges a little browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... Dinadh, the strangest and most secretive of all inhabited worlds... Astounding insights, extraordinary aliens and colossal dangers... ''
Sheri S. Tepper Sideshow HarperCollins 1993 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, cloth over gutter edge of front board slightly split (manufacturing fault) and page edges a little browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''Humanity fled to Elsewhere, at the far end of an attenuated galaxy arm, one thousand years ago to escape enslavement by the Hobbs Land... gods - actually a benign symbiote... prohibited the asking of the Great Question: What is the ultimate destiny of man?... ''
Sheri S. Tepper Sideshow Bantam 1992 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges a little marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with the front flap plastic lamination slightly browned. £5.00 ''On the planet of Elsewhere... a mysterious force has arisen... one-time hallucinations of religious rituals have taken on real shape... Enforcer Fringe Owldark has been sent with a small crew to investigate... the arrival of Hobbs Land gods... ''
Sheri S. Tepper The Fresco Gollancz 2001 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''The bizarre events that have been occurring across the United States - unexplained oddities tracked by Air Defense, mysterious disappearances, shocking deaths - seem to have no bearing on Benita... 's life... until the softly spoken thirty-six-year-old bookstore manages is approached by a pair of aliens asking her to transmit their message of peace... ''
Walter Tevis The Steps Of The Sun Doubleday 1983 First Edition First Printing (Code Y 37 on P. 251) Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in slightly worn and creased Dust Jacket £7.50 ''... It is the year 2063 and all energy sources have been depleted or declared unsafe. An ice age has begun, China's world dominance is growing, and America is sliding into impotence. Benson... embarks on a highly publicised search for an extraterrestrial fuel supply... ''
Diana Thornley Echoes Of Issel Tor 1996 First Edition Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £4.00 ''... Tristan, the hero of Ganwold's Child, is now a young soldier... and his military training is progressing, when a new crisis occurs... The alien masuki slavers are about to attack... and only Tristan... knows the planetary defences... '' The second volume in The Saga Of The Unified Worlds series
Lavie Tidhar Osama PS Publishing 2011 First Edition First Printing Trade Issue - Issued Without Dust Jacket Bruised at base of spine else Fine book. £20.00 ''Joe, a private detective, is hired... to find the obscure author of pulp fiction novels featuring one Osama bin Laden: Vigilante... who is he, really, and how much of the books is fiction? Joe... is not ready for the truths he'll find... ''
Patrick Tilley Star Wartz Tales of Adventure from the Rimworld Orbit 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in Dust Jacket with a touch of wear to the top edge of the spine panel With Publisher's Advertising Sheet £5.00 ''Struggling freelance journalist Andrew Webber... is offered a lunch appointment... he is understandably perturbed to discover that the venue has changed. By several zillion miles. Miraculously transported to the Rimworld... promising untold wealth and excitement... ''
Mark Timlin Quick Before They Catch Us No Exit Press 1999 First Edition First Printing Limited State Signed by the Author (No. 5/100) Slightly bumped at top & base of spine & page edges a little browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Signed on Limited, Numbered Label affixed to front free end paper £10.00 ''Family trouble! Growing old quietly was never an option for Nick Sharman. When he takes on a job for a prosperous Manchester businessman, looking for his runaway daughter, he should perhaps have known better. But he finds himself in a race against time to save the girl... ''
J. R. R. Tolkien Beowulf A Translation and Commentary together with Sellic Spell HarperCollins 2015 First Edition in Paperback First Printing A few lower page corners bruised else Fine Book With Publisher's promotion sheet £5.00 ''... This edition is twofold, for there exists an illuminating commentary on the text of the poem by the translator himself, in the written form of a series of lectures... a substantial selection has been made, to form also a commentary on the translation in this book... ''
J. R. R. Tolkien The Lord Of The Rings BBC 1987 (Audio Tapes) Apparently Fine Tapes with Map, Biographical Note and Cast List in Box with lid gold inlay tarnished £7.50 Thirteen tapes: The Shadow of the Past; The Black Riders; The Knife in the Dark; The Ring Goes South; The Mirror of Galadriel; The Breaking of the Fellowship; The King of the Golden Hall; The Voice of Sauron; The Two Towers; The Choices of Master Samwise; The Battle of Pelennor Fields; Mount Doom & The Grey Havens
J. R. R. Tolkien The Silmarillion Allen & Unwin 1977 First Edition First Printing First State Printed by William Clowes - No price on DJ Top 1mm of spine and blue top page stain a little faded, previous owner's bookplate on front free end paper and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly creased and rubbed Dust Jacket, with a touch of wear at the base of the spine. £10.00 ''... not a romance, not a fairy story, not a fictitious history contrived for its own sake. It is a work of unparalleled and sustained imagination, a sombre vision in the mode of myth and legend of the conflict between the desire to dominate the world and other wills and the creative power that proceeds from the development of... inner talents...'' The scarce 1st State 'Export Edition'
J. R. R. Tolkien The Silmarillion Allen & Unwin 1977 Second Printing Bruised at top of spine and page edges lightly browned else Near Fine book in slightly rubbed and creased Dust Jacket, with a short tear at the top edge of the rear panel £5.00 ''... the story of the First Age in Tolkien's world, the ancient drama to which characters in The Lord of the Rings look back, and in whose events some of them, such as Elrond and Galadriel took part... the history of the rebellion of Feanor and his kindred against the Gods... and their war, hopeless despite all their heroism, against the great Enemy...''
J. R. R. Tolkien The Silmarillion Allen & Unwin 1977 First Edition First Printing Printed by Billings and Sons £4.95 Bruised at top and base of spine, bottom page edges lightly foxed and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with the red spine lettering faded £10.00 ''... the story of the First Age in Tolkien's world, the ancient drama to which characters in The Lord of the Rings look back, and in whose events some of them, such as Elrond and Galadriel took part... the history of the rebellion of Feanor and his kindred against the Gods... and their war, hopeless despite all their heroism, against the great Enemy...''
Nicholai Tolstoy The Coming Of The King Bantam 1989 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges slightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with red on spine panel faded. £5.00 ''... takes us into the world of Merlin, into the bright daylight and the deep shadows of Britain in what we call the Dark Ages. It is a world of warriors in love with slaughter and death, but also of poets and druids, a world of savage cruelty but also of intense natural beauty, of laughter and proud boasting, but also of magic and mysticism... ''
Peter Tremayne (Peter Beresford Ellis) Raven Of Destiny Methuen 1984 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges browned else Fine book in slightly worn Dust Jacket £7.50 ''It began with a hag's curse... Bran Mac Morgor, Celtic war champion... came to break the sacred battle code... marked by the raven's claw... banished from Ireland... a quest; for love, for a sense of purpose, and for some answer to the unjust destiny... meeting warriors and witches, kings and slaves, druids and priestesses... ''
Peter Tremayne (Peter Beresford Ellis) The Fires of Lan-Kern Bailey Bros. 1980 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... more than drama, romance and mysticism, it offers a deep philosophical approach to life and contains many telling parables of our own times... based firmly in the fantastic - and often misinterpreted - world of Celtic mythology... persuasive and thought-provoking product of a keen imagination.'' First of the trilogy.
Daniel Trusoni Angelology Penguin/Michael Joseph2010 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and bumped at base of spine, slight spine lean and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, lightly rubbed along the lower edge £4.00 ''When Sister Evangeline finds mysterious correspondence between Mother Innocenta of the Saint Rose Convent and legendary philanthropist Abigail Rockerfeller, it confirms that angels walked among us - and their descendants, the cruel Nephilim, still do... hunting for artefacts... that will ultimately allow them to enslave mankind... ''
Thomas Tryon (Also as Tom Tryon) The Night of the Moonbow Hodder & Stoughton 1990 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and top rear corner else Fine book in Fine Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... back to 1938... an idyllic landscape, a sunlit world that evokes the halcyon days of childhood... to be overtaken by the darkness that lies beneath its surface... We are held spellbound in the shadow of a blossoming terror... and as the novel rushes to its stunning climax... Leo becomes the unwitting catalyst and prime actor in an explosion of evil.''
Wilson Tucker Ice And Iron Gollancz 1975 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top of spine and previous owner's name and date on front free end paper else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... a few hundred years ahead... the world is entering a new phase of Pleistocene glaciation. Strange artifacts... and even corpses have been floating down... none of these things is of the then day and age... when 'Seventeen'... is picked up... the body turns out to be alive... ''
Frederick Turner A Double Shadow Sidgwick & Jackson 1979 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and salightly bumped at base of spine and top page edges foxed else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket £4.00 Clute - ''... set on a far-future terraformed Mars, it depicts in dying-Earth flavours the conflicts of two characters who represent deeply contrasting classes of evolved humans; their strife leads them to transcend their volatile human condition.''
Frederick Turner A Double Shadow Berkley Putnam 1978 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, boards a little bowed and edges a little rubbed and small bump to lower page edges - Very Good book in torn and tape-repaired Dust Jacket £5.00 Clute - ''... set on a far-future terraformed Mars, it depicts in dying-Earth flavours the conflicts of two characters who represent deeply contrasting classes of evolved humans; their strife leads them to transcend their volatile human condition... ''
George Turner The Destiny Makers Morrow 1993 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket £7.50 ''In the era of 'the big squeeze' - when an environmentally ravaged Earth groans beneath the weight of twelve billion people - two men control the destiny of humankind. One was recently senile... the other is going insane...'' His last book.
George Turner The Sea And Summer Faber 1987 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine, adhesive show-through at front end paper gutter and page edges browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket £10.00 ''In the twenty-first century poor nations sink in accumulated debt... Industry embraces automation to cut costs, so unemployment rises... Population rises inexorably... And over the planet the Greenhouse Effect makes chaos of weather and food production... set in drowning Melbourne... totally real people in a totally convincing setting... ''
George Turner Vaneglory Faber 1981 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £3.00 ''... Beloved Son was the first volume in what is now recognised as one of the outstanding science fiction achievements of the past decade. Vaneglory is its successor; and, though completely self-contained, it develops with gripping imaginative brilliance the characters and situations already established in Beloved Son.''
George Turner Yesterday's Men Faber 1983 First Edition First Printing Slightly rubbed at top and base of spine and top corners a little slightly bumped else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... third in a series of novels concerning the reconstructed world of the twenty-first century. On Earth the aims of the Ethical Culture... are under fire from thinking men, and an extraordinary experiment is designed to examine the real natures of the despised ancestors who had ruined the world with violence and greed... recreate the New Guinea wartime conditions... and sit back to observe human nature in the raw... ''
Harry Turtledove (Also as Dan Chernenko, Erik Iverson & H. N. Turteltaub) A World of Difference Hodder & Stoughton 1998 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... Humankind's first close encounter with extraterrestrials would be history in the making, and the two teams were schooled in diplomacy as well as in science. But nothing prepared them for alien war - especially when the Americans and the Soviets found themselves on opposite sides... ''
Harry Turtledove Advance And Retreat Baen2002 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''When Avram became King of Detina, he declared he intended to liberate the blond serfs... This noble assertion immediately plunged the kingdom into a civil war... the North had better and more powerful wizards... the tide turned... the war is far from over... ''
Harry Turtledove (Also as Dan Chernenko, Erik Iverson & H. N. Turteltaub) American Empire Blood And Iron Hodder & Stoughton 2001 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top of spine & page edges browned else Fine book in Dust Jacket with a short (3mm) tear at the head of the spine. £4.00 ''... As the 1920's begin... the seeds of a new conflict have already been sown, The United States, led by Theodore Roosevelt, swings wildly towards socialism. in Canada - now a US colony - nationalist terrorists strike against the new American oppressors. But it is in the Confederacy... where fascism begins to spread... ''
Harry Turtledove American Empire Blood And Iron Ballantine 2001 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''Twice in the last century, brutal war erupted between the United States and the Confederacy... after a generation of relative peace, The Great war exploded... the C.S.A. backed the Allies, while the U.S. found its own ally in Imperial Germany... The Great war has ended, and an uneasy peace reigns... ''
Harry Turtledove End of the Beginning New American Library 2005 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and lower front corner slightly bumped else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... A puppet king sits on Hawaii's throne... American POW's, malnourished and weak, are enslaved as hard laborers until death takes them... the strain is starting to take its toll on the Japanese... across the United States... the military is marshalling its forces... '' Sequel to Days of Infamy
Harry Turtledove How Few Remain Hodder & Stoughton 1998 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''... an epic of the Second American Civil War... A generation after the South won... America writhes once more in the bloody throes of battle... along with France, Britain enters the fray on the side of the South... ''
Harry Turtledove (Also as Dan Chernenko, Erik Iverson & H. N. Turteltaub) How Few Remain Del Rey 1998 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed and lightly creased Dust Jacket £7.50 ''... an epic of the second Civil War... A generation after the South won... America writhed once more in the bloody throes of battle... Along with France, England entered the fray on the side of the South... ''
Harry Turtledove In High Places Crosstime Traffic - Book Three Tor 2006 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and at top edge of front board else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''In the twenty-first-century Kingdom of Versailles, the roads are terrible and Paris is a dirty little town. Serfdom and slavery are both common... Khadija is really Annette Klein from twenty-first-century California, and her whole family are secret agents of Crosstime Traffic... ''
Harry Turtledove Out Of The Darkness Tor 2004 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''... As the Derlavaian War rages into its last and greatest battles, allied nations manouver for position... the forces of Algarve, Unkerlant, and their allies must clash a final time, countering army with army and battle magic with ever more powerful battle magic... '' Last of the 'Darkness Series'
Harry Turtledove Settling Accounts Del Rey 2004-6 All Are First Edition First Printing (Three Volumes) Bruised at top or base of spines else Fine copies in like Dust Jacket £20.00 ''... the story of a North American continent, separated into two bitterly opposed nations... on the verge of exploding once again... ''
Harry Turtledove Settling Accounts: Return Engagement Hodder & Stoughton 2004 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top & base of spine & page edges browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, slightly eroded at the base of the rear fold. £4.00 ''... if the South had won the American Civil War... the consequences... from that initial victory... through the Great War... And now... the Confederacy rises again to smite its enemies... ''
Harry Turtledove The Great War: American Front Hodder & Stoughton 1999 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine, a few page corner tips bruised & page edges browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £4.00 ''How few remain set the stage... the Deep South won the Civil War and the two sides still stare unblinkingly across the borders of their divided country. Now 1914 has arrived... The Confederacy has sided with... France and Britain, while the United States has thrown in... with the upstart Germany... ''
Harry Turtledove The Great War: Breakthroughs Del Rey 1999 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''Is it the war to end all wars - or war without end?... an apocalyptic turning point. Victory is at hand... ''
Harry Turtledove The Great War: Walk In Hell Hodder & Stoughton 2000 First Edition in the UK Slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a spot of wear at the base of the rear fold. £5.00 ''It is 1915, the Great War is intensifying, and the time of darkness has come... ''
Harry Turtledove The Guns of the South UK (S.F.B.C.) 1997 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges differentially browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''... January 1864: General Robert E. Lee faces defeat. The Army of Northern Virginia is ragged and ill-equipped. Gettysburg has broken the back of the Confederacy and decimated its manpower. Then Andries Rhoodie, a time-travelling South African... approaches Lee with... a strange new rifle called the AK-47... ''
Harry Turtledove World War - The Series Hodder & Stoughton 1994-6 All are First Edition in the UK First Printing (Four Volumes) Slightly bumped at top and/or base of spines and page edges a little browned else Fine copies in like Dust Jacket £25.00 ''The Second World War as you've never seen it fought before... Alien beings even worse than the Nazis were loose on the Earth... the nations of the world had been forced into an uneasy alliance... and hitherto unthinkable tactics were brought into action against the common enemy... ''
Kathy Tyers Star Wars The New Jedi Order Balance Point Century 2000 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... continues the epic struggle between good and evil as the New Republic, led by the battered but still unbroken Jedi, braces for the next onslaught of its merciless alien foe... ''
A. E. Van Vogt Supermind Sidgwick & Jackson 1978 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Top page edges lightly marked else Fine Book in Dust Jacket with spine lettering faded from orange to yellow, the top 2mm of laminate at the head of the spine a little wrinkled and Publisher's £4.50 sticker on the front flap With Publisher's Review Slip £50.00 Research Alpha sought the answer to the ultimate intelligence... the reason for humanity's very existence... found answers they never expected. What they found ultimately lead to... Point Omega - when man becomes one with totality!'' Scarce
A. E. Van Vogt Triad Three Complete Science Fiction Novels Simon & Schuster (S.F.B.C.) 1959 First Combined Edition First Printing First State with Code A13 on P. 528 Slightly bumped and worn at top and base of spine, previous owner's bookplate on front free end paper and page edges lightly age-darkened and slightly marked else Fine book in torn and worn, tape repaired, spine darkened, slightly creased Dust Jacket. £10.00 ''... three classics of modern science fiction... a genuine collector's item - a must for every reader... '' with Jommy Cross 'corrected' to Jimmy Cross on the jacket!
Jack Vance (Also as Peter Held; John Holbrook Vance, Alan Wade and, sometimes, Ellery Queen) Lurulu Tor 2004 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine, front board lightly marked and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like, lightly rubbed and creased, Dust Jacket £7.50 ''... Lurulu is something different, and far more elusive. It cannot be precisely defined, but seems to come when yearnings are being gratified - not necessarily from the fact, which is too close to an inert tranquillity. It seems that there is an active component of lurulu, which can be fragile... '' Sequel to ‘Ports Of Call’.
Jack Vance Monsters In Orbit Dobson 1977 First Edition in the UK & First Hardback First Printing Page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine Book in slightly marked Dust Jacket £50.00 ''Though still quite young , Jean Parlier had already had an active interplanetary life. Wanted on her native world, she had escaped to Earth on wits and courage. A very pretty girl, she had a very unusual type of personal vitality which captivated men. But her aim was not a man, but first getting her hands on a million dollars... ''
Jeff VanderMeer Veniss Underground Tor 2003 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly worn at top of spine, corners a little rubbed and a few page corner tips creased else Fine Uncorrected Proof. £4.00 ''On a far-future Earth where vast deserts... surround walled city-states, the mysterious Quinn manipulates biological engineering to create semi-sentient species for use as both toys and manual labour... Nicholas pays Quinn a visit, he... will discover just how dangerous it is to know Quinn... '' His first novel.
John Varley Science Fiction Special 42 Titan John Varley Tin Woodman Dennis R. Bailey and David F. Bischoff Sidgwick & Jackson 1982? First Combined Edition First Printing - Issued Without Dust Jacket Bruised at top and base of spine and lower corners Tin Woodsman's pages browned, & top page edges foxed - Very Good book in slightly faded laminated boards £4.00 The first book of the Gaean trilogy 1979 Nebula and 1980 Hugo nominee with ''... a complex adventure involving a telepathic human, a living alien starship, a convincingly psychopathic villain, and a galactic chase... '' - Clute
Elizabeth Vaughan Warprize Gollancz 2007 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''Xylara is a Daughter of Xy, brought up to do her duty to her country... Lyra's... incompetent half-brother... is on the throne... But the once-great kingdom... is falling to the Warlord... the Warlord has claimed tribute... Xylara... his Warprize... ''
Marian Veevers Bloodlines Gollancz 1996 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £4.00 ''Three women, separated by time but drawn together across the years by one nightmare, a curse so strong that it threatens kings and babes alike... ''
Joan Vinge Eyes of Amber and Other Stories Macdonald 1981 First Edition in Hardback Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed, creased and worn Dust Jacket £10.00 Introduction by Ben Bova; Eyes of Amber; To Bell the Cat; View from a Height; Media Man; The Crystal Ship and Tin Soldier
Joan Vinge Fireship and Mother and Child Sidgwick & Jackson 1981 First UK & Trade Hardback Edition Lower corners bruised, top page edges lightly age-darkened and one pin-head-sized spot on lower page edges else Fine book in Dust Jacket, a little rubbed along the lower edge, and flaps browned. With Publisher's Review Slip £10.00 ''Two outstanding novellas... Fireship... it was meant to enhance a secret agent's abilities to penetrate and computer... but... made Earth too hot for him... Mother and Child... The Neane were the masters of their world, their power supported by the living Gods who walked among them... But suddenly... ''
Joan Vinge The Outcasts Of Heaven Belt Sidgwick & Jackson 1981 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and top front corner, and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket £10.00 ''... They came from the distant planet called Morningside on a desperate quest for aid from Heaven Belt... the fabulous asteroid system that was, so legend said, as rich as old Earth... '' Scarce.
Vernor Vinge A Fire Upon The Deep Millennium 1992 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bumped and slightly torn at top of spine, covers lightly creased and top page edges lightly speckled - Very Good Uncorrected Proof. £10.00 ''A space saga of awesome conception, and a riveting novel of conflict, love, loss and survival... ''
Vernor Vinge Marooned In Realtime Bluejay 1986 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped and rubbed at top of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £15.00 Clute - ''Sequel to The Peace War (1984)... is similarly acute in its presentation of technologies... though its use once again of protagonists with seemingly paranormal powers tends to reduce any sense of novelty. The intricately plotted progress of various characters from near to far future, via an inventively deployed stasis-field technology, is narratively arousing... ''
Vernor Vinge Marooned In Realtime Bluejay 1986 First Edition First Printing Slightly rubbed at top of spine, top page edges a little grubby, lower page edges marked - Very Good to Near Fine Uncorrected Proof in slightly browned, creased and worn proof Dust Jacket with a couple of short tears. £15.00 Clute - ''Sequel to The Peace War (1984)... is similarly acute in its presentation of technologies... though its use once again of protagonists with seemingly paranormal powers tends to reduce any sense of novelty. The intricately plotted progress of various characters from near to far future, via an inventively deployed stasis-field technology, is narratively arousing... ''
Vernor Vinge Rainbows End Tor 2006 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''Robert Gu is a recovering Alzheimer's patient... He was a world-renowned poet... he has no choice but to learn how to cope with the new information age in which the virtual and the real are a seamless continuum... he unwittingly becomes part of a wide-ranging conspiracy to use technology as a tool for world domination... ''
Paul Voermans And Disregards The Rest Gollancz 1992 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £3.00 ''Australian writer... extraordinary achievement, treating the themes of alien contact, time and alternate realities with verve and freshness... '' His first book
Paul Voermans And Disregards The Rest Gollancz 1992 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges a little marked and bumped else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket Signed and Warmly Personalised by the Author on the Title Page £10.00 ''Australian writer... extraordinary achievement, treating the themes of alien contact, time and alternate realities with verve and freshness... '' His first book
Paul Voermans The Weird Colonial Boy Gollancz 1993 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine, end papers lightly browned and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £4.00 ''... Nigel finds a way of following the fish... He's still in Australia. It's still 1978. but who is this English King Rupert at war with the European Community?... There are prison camps and public executions... Understanding it all could mean the death sentence for... Nigel... ''
William T. Vollmann Thirteen Stories and Thirteen Epitaphs Andre Deutsch 1990 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, lower corners bruised, a few pasge lower corners lightly creased and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £10.00 ''... history and myth are fused by prose as eerily beautiful as an Arctic landscape... ''
Paula Volsky Illusion Gollancz 1991 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges foxed else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket £4.00 ''... the Exalted rule supreme, exercising absolute control over the peasants on their lands. But the magical powers of the Exalted have been fading for generations... and... revolt is in the air as seditionists fulminate against the tyranny, greed and corruption... ''
Paula Volsky The Grand Ellipse Bantam 2000 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''In the modern, civilized republic of Vonahr, a land blessed with gaslight, steam engines, and indoor plumbing, the need for magic seems a thing of the past. But soon the Vonahrish will find that magic is their only hope - for an unstoppable evil is on the march... ''
Kurt Von Trojan Mars in Scorpio Wakefield Press 1990 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Lower page edges slightly marked else Fine book £4.00 ''The air shimmers over baking hills and the bush is tinder dry. From the stereo thunders the voice of Adolph Hitler... he saw Vienna burning, limbs stuck in trees, the muzzle flashes of submachine guns. Later, in Australia, he stood immobile while mental hospital attendants lifted screaming patients from their beds by the balls... ''
Elisabeth Vonarburg Blood Out of a Stone Nanopress 2009 First Edition First Printing - Issued Without Dust Jacket Fine Book with (simulated?) leather binding £20.00 Introduction by Ursula K. Le Guin; The Poligloti; Eon; The Museum of Impermanence; To Die, a Little; Pas de deux; The Beginning of the Circle; Blood Out of a Stone and With Open Eyes
Kurt Vonnegut, Jr. Bagombo Snuff Box: Uncollected Short Fiction Putnam 1999 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine and lower corners else Fine book in like, slightly creased, Dust Jacket £7.50 Preface by Peter Reed; Introduction; Twenty-Four stories and Coda to My Career as a Writer for Periodicals.
Jonathan Waite Passionate and Confused Jottings from Smallship One Self Published 2011 (Paper) (Print on Demand?) Fine Book £10.00 ''... a very careful selection of the best bits and bobs from my blog... here are some of the posts that moved people, amused people, or simply started arguments... ''
Jonathan Waite Three Windows Selected Mediumish Stories Self Published 2009 (Print on Demand?) Fine Book £10.00 Introduction; The Sallow Man - At a country house weekend... an eerie call reaches out... ; The Shop - A humdrum shop in an ordinary mall sells goods that are out of this world; Loose Threads: A Tale of the Truesingers - in the far future, the fate of a planet may hang on the music of a three-girl group...
Jonathan Waite Two Magicians Self Published 2009 (Paper) (Print on Demand? No ISBN) Fine Book £10.00 ''When Mordecai... Court Magus... woke up that morning, he had no special plans... If he had known that within a matter of hours he would be... bereft of his magic... caught up in a palace revolution... on the run from a murderous master criminal... saddled with a skinny, smelly, unreliable apprentice... ''
Howard Waldrop Night Of The Cooters More Neat Stories Ursus/Ziesing 1990 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Illustrated by Terry Lee, Janet Aulisio, Don Maitz, Karen Barnes, Roger Stine, Arnie Fenner, Jim Fanning and Ken Keller £12.50 Introduction by Chad Oliver; Night Of The Cooters; French Scenes; The Passing of the Western; The Adventure of the Grinder's Whistle; Thirty Minutes Over Broadway!; The Annotated Jetboy; Hoover's Men; Do Ya, Do Ya, Wanna Dance?; Wild, Wild Horses and Fin de Cycle
Ian Wallace The World Asunder Dobson 1978 First Edition in the UK & First Hardback First Printing Bruised at top of spine, previous owner's details on fixed free end paper and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like, internally lightly foxed and edge-worn Dust Jacket with the price removed and Publisher's £5.95 price sticker on flap. £5.00 ''... a conflict between time epochs, the struggle of demi-gods, the development of a super-weapon... and the creation of the strangest peace-keeping organisation ever devised. Running through it all is a moving novel of human relations... ''
Hugh Walpole Portrait Of A Man With Red Hair A Romantic Macabre Macmillan 1925 First Edition First Printing - Trade Issue Slightly bumped and slightly worn at base of spine, bruised and worn at top, and top front corner slightly bumped, page edges slightly foxed and marked Very Good to Near Fine book . £10.00 ''... I will invoke the great names of Hoffmann and Hawthorne for its God-fathers... But the word allegory is, in these days, a dangerous one, and some one will soon be showing me that we have, each one of us, his Sea-Fog, his White Tower, and that it is the fault of his own weakness if he does not fling out of the window his Red-Haired Man...''
Jo Walton Among Others Tor 2012 First Edition Second Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and a few top page edges no longer quite parallel else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £25.00 ''... the story of a young woman struggling to escape a troubled childhood, a brilliant diary of first encounters with the great novels of modern fantasy and science fiction, and a spellbinding tale of escape from ancient enchantment... ''
Paul Ware Flight Of The Mariner Hodder & Stoughton 1997 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges foxed, browned and slightly bumped - Very Good book in slightly creased Dust Jacket £5.00 ''Shushuan, world of the Vinh. Across a gulf of space and time that cannot be measured by Earth's science, the ancient, forgotten birthplace of humankind still calls to its long-lost offspring. But only a handful of those descendants, a special few in whom the race-memory still lies buried, are able - or willing - to respond... ''
Janet M. Warner The Chronicles of Mershane Canis Major to Rainby: The Carraway Connection Self Published 2011 (Paper) (Print on Demand?) Fine Book (Note: Lacks Bar-Code on rear cover) £10.00 ''He is a talented poet, a master of words, whose songs play on the hearts of his admirers with seemingly supernatural potency. But his own heart is in turmoil, enthralled by a vision of unattainable beauty... his quest to know and claim his beloved will bring him face to face with a truth he cannot handle... ''
Janet M. Warner The Chronicles of Mershane Daydar IV: The Kniva Project, Book Four: Harvest of the World Self Published 2011 (Paper) (Print on Demand?) Light spine creasing else Fine Book (Note: Lacks Bar-Code on rear cover) £7.50 ''Severin Torrent, Governor of Salak and Commander Elect of Security in the Fringes, has come to Daydar IV on a state visit, and to reclaim his pet, MERSHANE BRINGER. What he finds will shock him to his core... '' Last in the tetralogy.
Janet M. Warner The Chronicles of Mershane Daydar IV: The Kniva Project, Book One: StormChild Self Published 2009 (Paper) (Print on Demand?) One spine crease and a small split at base of spine, front cover corners lightly rubbed and short crease to top corner, a few page top corners a little creased - this copy appears to have been used for proofing, with corrections in pencil on a number of pages - near Very Good Book (Note: Lacks Bar-Code on rear cover) £7.50 ''A budding Urthan colony that hides a deadly secret plays host to a coterie of exotic visitors, the last remnant of the defeated Harket race. But they are not all they seem. Their leader... is in fact MERSHANE BRINGER, a prince of the Rhagan Empire. driven... to put right a long-forgotten wrong... ''
Janet M. Warner The Chronicles of Mershane Daydar IV: The Kniva Project, Book Three: DragonLord Self Published 2011 (Paper) (Print on Demand?) Fine Book (Note: Lacks Bar-Code on rear cover) £10.00 ''Daydar IV is under water, its Urthan colonists evacuated to an outlying orde station in the hills. Now MERSHANE BRINGER and his Circle must find a more hospitable place for them. And there are a few other little problems still to solve... ''
Janet M. Warner The Chronicles of Mershane Daydar IV: The Kniva Project, Book Two: StormLord Self Published 2011 (Paper) (Print on Demand?) Front cover corners lightly rubbed else Fine Book (Note: Lacks Bar-Code on rear cover) £10.00 ''... a deeper problem has come to light, a dangerous instability in the planet's crust, held at bay only by Kniva's ancient kephera technology. If Mer and his Circle deactivate the machines, the human colony and all its people will be lost. Meanwhile, Mer has his own problems... ''
Janet M. Warner The Chronicles of Mershane Rainby to Salak (and back): Bracelets, Bells and Dragon Dice Self Published 2009 (Paper) (Print on Demand?) Base of spine lightly rubbed else Fine Book (Note: Lacks Bar-Code on rear cover) £10.00 ''The planet RAINBY -0 where all the bigotry and prejudice of the Urthan Unity is taken to its most hideous extreme. And yet it was on Rainby that MERSHANE BRINGER encountered two men who would become his staunchest allies and closest friends... Rainby would learn to rue the day these three souls were thrown together... ''
Janet M. Warner The Chronicles of Mershane Salak to Rha: Betwixt and Between Self Published 2010 (Paper) (Print on Demand?) Fine Book (Note: Lacks Bar-Code on rear cover) £10.00 'MERSHANE BRINGER has been many things in his life - Trader, smuggler, pirate, slave. But always... the mysterious planet RHA, has called him to come home... these stories... range from Mer's earliest forays into Unity space to the eve of his departure for DAYDAR IV...
Janet M. Warner The Chronicles of Mershane Salak: Blood on Bookwalk Self Published 2010 (Paper) (Print on Demand?) Fine Book (Note: Lacks Bar-Code on rear cover) £10.00 ''... as murder erupts on peaceful Bookwalk, Mer must find and defuse a psychic time bomb which could reignite the flames of war... fist volume of the Chronicles of Mershane to appear in print... ''
Freda Warrington A Blackbird in Silver New English Library 1985 First Edition First Printing (Trade Paper) Front cover lightly creased, lightly rubbed at base of spine and page edges a little browned - Very Good to Near Fine book Signed by the Author on the Title Page £4.00 ''... From Forluin, green, half-fabled land of beauty and peace, had journeyed Estarinel, grave and strong... From the terrible Empire of Gorethria, hated and feared... rode Ashurek, once High Commander... And the third was known only as Medrian... Theirs was the Quest... to seek out and slay the great Serpent...'' Scarce - this is one of the Author's own copies.
Freda Warrington A Dance In Blood Velvet Macmillan 1994 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine - Fine book in like Dust Jacket Signed by the Author on the Title Page £150.00 ''For the love of her vampire suitor Karl, Charlotte has forsaken her human life. Her only contact with people now, is when she hunts them down to feed. Her thirst for blood repulses her but its fulfilment brings ecstasy... '' Volume Two in her Vampire Trilogy. Scarce - this is one of the Author's own copies.
Freda Warrington Dark Cathedral Signet 1996 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Edges slightly rubbed, one page corner tip creased and page edges lightly browned - Near Fine book £7.50 ''For all of their childhood, young Beth Herne and her brother Luke have lived in fear - beaten and terrorised because of their mother's religious beliefs. Until one summer... Beth discovers independence. And her descent into darkness begins... ''
Freda Warrington Darker Than The Storm New English Library 1992 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Edges very slightly rubbed and lower front corner bruised - Near Fine book Signed by the Author on the Title Page £4.00 ''Prince Ashurek... looked up amazed. the towers of Niankan-Siol soared skywards, all blue gold and glass, seemingly as light as air. Walkways, weightless and swaying, threaded between the pinacles and spires, while winged creatures and transports flitted and looped among the glittering heights... beyond the teeming city the whole land was dissolving into Chaos and darkness... ''
Freda Warrington Elfland Tor 2009 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''Rosie Fox is a daughter of the Aetherials, an ancient race from the Spiral - the innermost realm of the Otherworld - who live secretly among us... Auberon and Jessica are the warm heart of Cloudcroft and of Rosie's loving family. But on the hill lives the mysterious, aloof Lawrence Wilder, Gatekeeper to the inner realms of Elfland...''
Freda Warrington Midsummer Night Tor 2010 First Edition First Printing Corners lightly rubbed else Fine Uncorrected Proof. Signed by the Author on the Title Page £10.00 ''Decades ago, at a remote British estate where the veil between our world and the world of the Aetherials - the fair folk - is too easily breached... true Aetherials crossed into our world... Decades later... a young woman... stumbles through a portal into the Otherworld... '' Sequel to Elfland
Freda Warrington The Blood Trilogy Macmillan 1992-5 All Are First Edition First Printing (Three Volumes) Bruised at top and/or base of spines - Fine copies in like Dust Jacket Signed by the Author on the Title Pages £400.00 ''Karl... though vampire, is completely in the power of his maker, Kristian... Karl is determined to kill him - but vampires are indestructible. Madeleine Neville is eighteen: it is 1923. Her father... has filled Parkland hall with guests for her birthday... Among them is... Karl...'' The Three Volumes of her Vampire Trilogy. Scarce - these are the Author's own copies.
Freda Warrington The Dark Blood of Poppies Pan 1996 First Edition in Paperback First Printing Covers slightly rubbed and page edges lightly browned else Fine book Signed by the Author on the Title Page £15.00 ''The ballerina Violete Lenoir has fallen victim to the bite of the vampire Charlotte. her fire and energy have fuelled a terrifying change and led her to a terrifying realisation; that she has become Lilith, the demon mother of all vampires... ''
Freda Warrington The Dark Blood of Poppies A Vampire Fantasy Macmillan 1995 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 £75.00 ''The sequel to A Dance In Blood Velvet; a sensual and erotic vampire novel. The ballerina Violette Lenoir has fallen victim to the bite of the vampire Charlotte. Her fire and energy have fuelled a terrifying change and leads her to a dreadful realisation; that she has become Lilith, the demon mother of all vampires... '' Volume Three in her Vampire Trilogy. Scarce - this is one of the Author's own copies.
Freda Warrington The Rainbow Gate New English Library 1990 (Paper) Slightly bumped at top of spine, with a short tear and page edges a little browned else Fine book Signed by the Author on the Title Page £5.00 ''...The land of the Chalcenians ripples with sunlight, energy and laughter; the home of the Domendrans is dark and dank... When Helen's friend Rianna begins to make exquisite dolls to sell... Helen finds herself drawn back to the strange other-world she and Rianna knew as children... they must play their part in an age-old conflict... which will save or destroy our own world.'' - one of the Author's own copies.
Freda Warrington The Rainbow Gate New English Library 1989 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and lower corners else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Signed by the Author on the Title Page £25.00 ''...The land of the Chalcenians ripples with sunlight, energy and laughter; the home of the Domendrans is dark and dank... When Helen's friend Rianna begins to make exquisite dolls to sell... Helen finds herself drawn back to the strange other-world she and Rianna knew as children... they must play their part in an age-old conflict... which will save or destroy our own world.'' - one of the Author's own copies.
Freda Warrington The Sapphire Throne Earthlight 2000 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Fine book Signed by the Author on the Title Page £10.00 ''The war appears to be over. Helananthe, granddaughter of the mad king, Garnelys, has gathered her forces and defeated the Amber Citadel of Parione and its evil Bhahdradomen advisers... but matters are not so simple... '' Scarce - this is one of the Author's own copies.
Ivor Watkins Demon Macdonald 1983 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine and page edges browned else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket £5.00 ''The rains came. And came. Half Wales lay waterlogged. In the depths of an isolated valley, a landslip - and Ancient Evil saw the light of a new day.. the Demon is awakening to claim Its own - and nothing can stand in Its way... ''
Ian Watson Warhammer 40,000 Chaos Child Boxtree 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Signed by the Author on the Title Page. £10.00 ''In the strife-tom galaxy of the 41st millennium can Inquisitor Jaq Draco, hunted by lmperial and alien enemies, learn to read the Eldar book of fate and discover the secret of the final apocalypse? Devastated by the death of his assassin-courtesan Meh'lindi, might Jaq surrender his soul to a daemon to discover the legendary place where time can reverse, so as to bring her back from the dead?... ''
David Weber A Beautiful Friendship Baen 2011 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £10.00 ''Stephanie Harrington... is a young woman determined to make discoveries, and the biggest one of all awaits her: an intelligent alien species. The forestdwelling treecats are small, cute, smart, and have a pronounced taste for celery. And they are very, very deadly when they or their friends are threatened... ''
David Weber A Mighty Fortress Tor 2010 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket £7.50 ''Young Cayleb Ahrmahk... 's won the most crushing naval victories in human history... and won the hand of beautiful young Queen Sharleyan... But... The Group of Four, the clique that controls the Church of God Awaiting... has decreed their destruction... Their mighty fleet, equipped with... new weapons, will soon be launched... ''
David Weber A Rising Thunder Baen 2012 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine else Fine book in Fine Dust Jacket £10.00 ''Cold War and hot, the Republic of Haven has been the mortal enemy of Honor Harrington's Star Kingdom since she entered the Academy... She and the Star Empire of Manticore have won that peace... but not in the way she expected... ended one war only to face another, even more terrible conflict... ''
David Weber By Heresies Distressed Tor 2009 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and four top page corners a little bumped and creased else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''The battle for the soul of the planet Safehold has begun... Empress Sharleyan faces the great challenge of her life unaware of all that task truly entails... '' Third in the Safehold Series
David Weber March To The Stars Baen 2003 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £10.00 ''Roger Ramius Sergei Alexander Chiang MacClintock has had a really bad year... A warrior prince who want to have a few choice words with ... Lady Mother, the Empress of Man. But to have them, you, your marines, and your Mardukan allies must cross a demon-haunted ocean, face a civilisation... and 'barbarians'... again battle against impossible odds... ''
David Weber March Upcountry Baen 2001 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a hint of wear at the upper tip of the rear fold £7.50 ''Roger Ramius Sergei Chiang MacClintock... was young, handsome, athletic, an excellent dresser, and third in line for the Throne of Man... so why wouldn't anyone at Court trust him?... a saboteur tried to blow up his transport... Roger found himself shipwrecked on the planet Marduc, whose jungles were full of damnbeasts, killerpillars, carnivorous plants, torrential rain... ''
David Weber Midst Toil and Tribulation Tor 2012 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket, with a tiny (ca. 1mm) tear at the top of the spine panel. £10.00 ''... the populous Republic of Siddarmark is sliding into chaos... the Church of God Awaking has engineered a rebellion against the Lord Protector... civil war stalks the nation... '' Sixth in the Safehold Series
David Weber Out of the Dark Tor 2010 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £10.00 ''The Galactic Hegemony has been around a long time... when the Hegemony Survey Force encountered a world whose so-called sentients - 'humans'... were almost as bad as the Shongairi... it seemed reasonable to use the Shongairi to neutralise them... Now Earth is conquered... more than half the human race has died... ''
David Weber Torch of Freedom Baen 2009 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a fine superficial scratch on the rear panel £7.50 ''... the slavemasters of Mesa plot against the Star Kingdom of Manticore and the newly liberated slave planet of Torch... a dangerous mission to uncover the truth concerning a wave of mysterious assassinations... Meanwhile powerful forces in the Solarian League are maneuvering against each other... '' Sequel to Crown of Slaves
David Weber War Of Honor Baen 2002 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With The Honorverse CD-ROM £5.00 ''NO ONE WANTED ANOTHER WAR... Unfortunately, what they wanted didn't matter... '' Tenth book in the series.
David Weber We Few Baen 2005 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned and slightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a fine surface cut at the base of the spine panel. £5.00 ''... Prince Roger is coming home, but home isn't what it was when he left. Traitors have murdered his brother and sister, his nieces and nephews. His mother, the Empress, is still alive, but in the hands of Roger's own biological father, who controls her through drugs and physical and psychological torture... '' Book Four in the 'March' Series
David Weber Wind Rider's Oath Baen 2004 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine, spine slightly 'dished' and top page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £10.00 ''... just what is Bahzell Bahnakson of the Horse Stealer hradani doing in the middle of the Sothoii Wind Plain? Trying to stay alive, of course. But that's not going to be easy... the huge magically-engineered horses with human-level intelligence... evil wizards, hordes of undead demons, at least two Dark Gods, assassins and... ''
Brent Weeks The Black Prism Lightbringer: Book 1 Orbit 2010 First Edition in Hardback First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, one page corner tip creased and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket. £7.50 ''Gavin Guile is the Prism, the most powerful man in the world. He is high priest and emperor, a man whose power, wit and charm are all that preserve a fragile peace. Yet Prisms never last, and Guile knows exactly how long he has left to live: five years to achieve five impossible goals. But when Guile discovers he has a son... ''
Margaret Weis Dragons Of The Fallen Sun The War of Souls Volume One Wizards of the Coast 2000 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in rubbed Dust Jacket £10.00 ''Forty years have passed since the devastating Chaos War... powerful dragons have seized control of Ansalon... Heroes of the past have gone to their well-deserved rest... new heroes take their place to continue the battle... ''
Margaret Weis Dragons Of The Lost Star The War of Souls Volume Two Wizards of the Coast 2001 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £10.00 ''... a mystical young woman named Mina has appeared out of a magical storm and overrun the land with her army of dark-armoured knights. The elven land of Silvanestri has fallen prey to their might... the great dragon overlord Beryl launches an attack against the people living under her rule... ''
Margaret Weis Rage of the Dragon Tor 2012 First Edition First Printing Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Publisher's Promotional News Sheet £7.50 ''Skylan Ivorson is the gods-chosen chief of all the Vindras clans, and he has finally been chosen as the proper leader of the people. But the gods from whom the Vindrasi draw their earth-dwelling power are besieged by a new generation of gods who are challenging them for the powers of creation... '' Third in Dragonships of Vindras series
Margaret Weis Secret of the Dragon Tor 2010 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in lightly edge-rubbed Dust Jacket £4.00 ''New gods are challenging the old high god, Torval, for rulership of the world. The only way to stop these brash interlopers lies with the five Bones of the Vekria Dragons... '' Second in Dragonships of Vindras series
Angus Wells Exile's Challenge Millennium 1996 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and corners, and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket with a short (3mm) tear at the lower edge of the front panel With Publisher's Review Slip £5.00 ''The People have found sanctuary from the wrath of the Breakers in the world beyond the arch, their gateway defended by the Grannach... But Davyd's dreams still come, dreams that speak of destruction coming to this new untainted world... ''
Angus Wells Exile's Children Millennium 1995 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges a little marked else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket £5.00 ''From beyond the Mountains of the Maker comes a threat that the People know not how to counter... All that their dreams vividly portend is battle and death... ''
Martha Wells The Gate of Gods Book Three of the Fall of Ile-Rien Eos 2005 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and lower page edges a little marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a touch of wear at the tips of the folds £4.00 ''Searching for a way to stop the dread Gardier... Tremaine Valliarde discovered a new world filled with perils and potential allies. Now aided by her mercurial, mysterious father, Nicholas, and a brave band of heroes, she fights to recover the magical city of Lodun... ''
Martha Wells The Wizard Hunters Book One of the Fall Of Ile-Rien Eos 2003 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 upper tip of the front fold £7.50 ''Ile-Rien... Once a fertile and prosperous land, it is now under attack by the Gardier, a mysterious army whose storm-black airships appear from nowhere to strike without warning. Every weapon in the arsenal of Ile-Rien's revered wizards has proved useless... And the last hope... rests within a child's plaything... ''
Mark Wernham Martin Martin's On The Other Side Cape 2008 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Slightly bumped at top of spine and light cover crease else Fine Uncorrected Proof £5.00 ''An episode of Porn Disco, the latest luxury Dermo Shower, a day's work at the Security Department and fistfuls of drugs: this is the daily life of Jensen Interceptor, 'ace' government spy... charged with the unfavourable task of infiltrating... the Martin Martinists.. What Jensen discovers will turn the world upside down, literally... ''
Robert Westall Love Match Methuen 1997 First Edition First Printing Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''Love as war, love as a game of tennis, love as worship... Making the wrong choice, falling in love at the wrong time... Loving the unattainable, love when you do not even know it is love... '' Love Match; The Concert; The Women's Hour; Claudine; Lulworth Cove; Fatty France and First Death
Scott Westerfeld The Last Days RazOr Bill 2006 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket, a littler marked on the inside (no show-through). £15.00 ''The summer is stifling and strange things are happening in New York City... A weird, black, oily substance is oozing from fire hydrants and faucets. A mysterious epidemic is turning people into raving cannibals. And the signs say that worse is coming... '' Sequel to Peeps. Scarce.
Chris Westwood The Silence Piatkus 1993 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with the price removed. £10.00 ''The past is forever closing in, however hard you try to escape it. And when it finds you - when the telephone rings and a voice you hoped never to hear again speaks your name - the silence that follows can be deadly... '' Scarce.
Django Wexler The Shadow Throne Book Two of the Shadow Campaigns Del Rey (UK) 2014 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £10.00 ''The King of Vordan is dying, nad his daughter, Raesinia, is destined to become the first Queen in centuries... But politics knows no loyalties, especially Duke Orlanko, spy-master and the most feared man in Vordan. He will bow his knee to no Queen, unless she is firmly under his influence... ''
Django Wexler The Thousand Names Book One of the Shadow Campaigns Del Rey (UK) 2013 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £7.50 '' 'Give me the Thousand Names.' The ancient voice trailed off into a fading whisper... A new sound filled the cavern. A hiss, rising from the shadows in every direction at once... echoing and re-echoing until the whole fast temple seemed top be alive. 'Kill them,' Mother's voice said, echoing louder and louder until it thundered through the hiss of the smoke. 'Kill them all.' ''
Django Wexler The Thousand Names Book One of the Shadow Campaigns Del Rey (UK) 2013 First Edition in the UK First Printing Rear cover corners a little rubbed and page edges lightly browned else Fine Uncorrected Proof. £10.00 '' 'Give me the Thousand Names.' The ancient voice trailed off into a fading whisper... A new sound filled the cavern. A hiss, rising from the shadows in every direction at once... echoing and re-echoing until the whole fast temple seemed top be alive. 'Kill them,' Mother's voice said, echoing louder and louder until it thundered through the hiss of the smoke. 'Kill them all.' ''
Robert Freeman Wexler In Springdale Town PS Publishing 2003 First Edition First Printing Limited State Signed by the Author (Paper) (No PC/500) Fine book £5.00 ''... Springdale appears to be a quiet village, unblemished by shopping mall or mega-store... some say Springdale exists only on the contoured highways of our collective imagination. Others point to references dating back to Colonial Boston, to multiple versions of a ballad telling a story of remorse and disgrace... ''
Edith Wharton To Be Read By Candlelight Two Tales of Suspense Parsimony Press 2000 First Combined Edition First Printing - Issued Without Dust Jacket Fine book £5.00 Two of Edith Wharton's haunting tales: The Triumph of Night and The Eyes. 63 page booklet bound in red. Although the second impression is relatively common the first printing is scarce.
Dennis Wheatley The White Witch of the South Seas Hutchinson 1968 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine, top corners bruised and page edges foxed else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with tape markings along the long edges £5.00 ''... Gregory Sallust... again becomes drown into perilous adventure... The Ratu is there to secure finance to recover treasure from a sunken ship... the powerful witch-doctor, Roboumo... Murder, magic, blackmail, kidnapping and ruthless fighting with hand-grenades and machine guns... Finally we meet The White Witch... ''
John Whitbourn A Dangerous Energy Gollancz 1992 First Edition First Printing Bruised and slightly rubbed and page edges lightly browned at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Signed, Dated and Inscribed by the Author on the Title Page, with a non-personalised inscription £7.50 ''England 1967: ruled by the power of the Catholic Church, as it has been since the failure of the Protestant Reformation. In this England there are steam trains, but no internal combustion engine, rifles but no electricity; heresy but no democracy. And in this England, magic works... '' This author's first book.
John Whitbourn A Dangerous Energy Gollancz 1992 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket Signed, Dated and Personalised by the Author on the Title Page £5.00 ''England 1967: ruled by the power of the Catholic Church, as it has been since the failure of the Protestant Reformation. In this England there are steam trains, but no internal combustion engine, rifles but no electricity; heresy but no democracy. And in this England, magic works... '' This author's first book.
John Whitbourn Popes And Phantoms Gollancz 1993 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and a couple of speckles on the page edges else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Signed and Personalised by the Author £7.50 ''Admiral Slove was a man of his time, but of more than one dimension... in his sixteenth century, a pirate might be followed by the corpse of his victim, walking across the ocean, until putrescence claimed it. Or an interview with the Pope might be mirrored, exactly, by one with the Devil. Reality shifts could cause a King to see his capital city shimmer into another Realm entirely...''
John Whitbourn Popes And Phantoms Gollancz 1993 First Edition First Printing Page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £4.00 ''Admiral Slove was a man of his time, but of more than one dimension... in his sixteenth century, a pirate might be followed by the corpse of his victim, walking across the ocean, until putrescence claimed it. Or an interview with the Pope might be mirrored, exactly, by one with the Devil. Reality shifts could cause a King to see his capital city shimmer into another Realm entirely...''
John Whitbourn To Build Jerusalem Gollancz 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Signed by the Author on the Title Page £7.50 ''One morning in 1995, Jonah Ransome, clothier, is going about his everyday business when he meets a beautiful demon in his storecupboard. At around the same time, the King of England with his entire court, vanishes abruptly before the astonished eyes of his public... Even in an England where the Reformation failed... such events could be described as unusual... ''
James White Dark Inferno Michael Joseph 1972 First Edition First Printing Top page edges slightly foxed else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket £30.00 ''... a detailed story of space flight which James White has made completely credible; so much so that, as the Euridice gets into trouble, the tension has all the horror and breathless suspense of actual reporterage.''
James White The Galactic Gourmet A Sector General Novel Tor 1996 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine and lower corners slightly bumped else Fine book in like, slightly creased, Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... sector general... the tale of the great Gurronsevas, a massive six-legged alien of considerable dignity... the most renowned chef in all the galactic federation... the greatest challenge of his professional life: making hospital food palatable... ''
Steve White Extremis Baen 2007 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''Once before the sentient races in the known part of the galaxy - humans, Orions, Ophiuchi and Gorm - had united to defeat alien invaders... Decades later... grown complacent... a huge fleet of ships... fleeing... when their star went nova... they plan to conquer the entire inhabited region of the galaxy - unless the old alliance... can stop them... '' A Starfire Novel.
Steve White The Prometheus Project Baen 2005 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine & lower board edges & page edges a little marked and browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... the largest disimformation operation in history, targeted at the aliens who ruled the galaxy... but someone in the Project was selling secrets to an interstellar mafia... about the real state of affairs on Earth... ''
Henry Whitehead Jumbee And Other Uncanny Tales Spearman 1974 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like, rubbed Dust Jacket £20.00 Henry S. Whitehead by R. H. Barlow; Jumbee; Cassius; Black Tancrède; The Shadows; Sweet Grass; The Black Beast; Seven Turns in a Hangman's Rope; The Tree-Man; Passing of a God; Mrs. Lorriquer; Hill Drums; The Projection of Armand Dubois; The Lips; The Fireplace;
Kit Whitfield Bareback Cape 2006 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 folds. £7.50 ''For those born feet-first, life is normal... every full moon night, you lock yourself in a secure room to fur up in peace. But for those born head-first... locked in his or her human skin... first and foremost a conscript, drafted at eighteen into DORLA, the Department for the Ongoing Regulation of Lycanthropic Activity... ''
Kit Whitfield In Great Waters Cape 2009 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Publisher's Promotional Sheet £5.00 ''... Since the ninth century, when the deepsmen invaded Venice, an uneasy alliance has held between the people of the land and the sea. That alliance was brokered by the warrior queen, Angelica, half landsman, half deepsman, the mother of the royal houses of Europe. Now, centuries later, no navy can cross the seas without allies in the ocean... ''
Leonard Wibberley Merchant of Rome A Novel Of Christ and Caesar Cassell 1974 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and boards a little worn else Near Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''On the day when Caligula, Emperor of Rome, obsessed with thoughts of his own divinity, demanded of Theophilus: 'Admit it, admit it. Am I not greater than the Nazarene?' the fate of Theophilus lay in the balance... ''
Cherry Wilder (Cherry Barbara Grimm Lockett also as Cherry Barbara Grimm) Cruel Designs Piatkus 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in slightly creased and rubbed Dust Jacket with a short (5mm) tear at the top of the rear fold. £4.00 ''... a tour du force, combining the horror of the supernatural with that of the all too real... there are horrifying echoes from the house's past and visitations from its femme fatale who will not be laid to rest until... ''
Cherry Wilder The Luck Of Brin's Five Angus & Robertson 1970 First Australian Edition First Printing Slightly bumped and rubbed at top and base of spine, lower board edges a little shelf-worn, a few page corner tips creased and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. £4.00 ''Life was peaceful on the planet of Torin. Those who lived there, the Moruia, were an ancient people, but... life seemed to go on as it always had. But one winter night... this dreamtime changed forever. The navigator of a bio-survey team from Earth crashed... ''
Kate Wilhelm A Flush Of Shadows Five Short Novels Featuring Constance Leidl And Charlie Meiklejohn St. Martin's Press 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''Over the years, Constance Leidl and Charlie Meikeljohn have investigated a wide variety of murder and arson cases... This outstanding collection assembles for the first time the shorter cases... '' Introduction; With Thimbles, With Forks, and Hope; Sister Angel; All For One; The Gorgon Field; Torch Song; About the Author
Kate Wilhelm Cambio Bay St. Martin's Press 1990 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine and page edges lightly browned and slightly marked else Fine book in worn Dust Jacket £4.00 ''Rich in mythology and in the human spirit, Cambio Bay is a warm-hearted tale of truth and power and all that we can be.''
Kate Wilhelm Sweet, Sweet Poison Hale 1991 First Edition in the UK First Printing Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 A Charlie and Constance mystery...
Kate Wilhelm The Best Defense St. Martin's Press 1994 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine & page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... the sister of 'Baby Killer' Kennerman asks for help... incompetent lawyers and a smear-campaign... are going to allow a killer to go free... A gripping, poignant, and masterful courtroom novel... '' Sequel to Death Qualified
Kate Wilhelm The Clewiston Test Farrar Straus 1976 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and lower corners and top page edges a little foxed else Fine book in slightly rubbed and creased Dust Jacket with some small clear laminate chips missing from lower edge £5.00 ''...a gifted young researcher, has isolated a blood serum that temporarily but completely suppresses pain - without... any of the side-effects of conventional anaesthetics... evidence appears that some of the test chimpanzees have become murderously psychotic...''
Kate Wilhelm The Dark Door Gollancz 1990 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at base of spine and top rear corner and page edges no longer quite parallel else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with the orange spine background faded to yellow (as usual) With Publisher's Review Slip £5.00 ''Charlie Meiklejohn and Constance Leidl... return... to probe a mystery whose origins lie beyond the Earth... A series of arson attacks... a series of outbreaks of sudden, murderous insanity, each one centred on a remote, deserted building... ''
Kate Wilhelm Welcome, Chaos Houghton Mifflin 1983 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, creased at the base of the spine £7.50 ''What wools happen to the precarious balance of terror if scientists could extend life for centuries? If one power bloc had biological protection against radiation... Whose thumb would press the button first?... ''
Nancy Willard Sister Water Knopf 1993 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... Jessie Woolman first saw the angel of death when she was a girl. That was before she married Henry... Now Henry is gone... and Jessie's two grown daughters... wondering how best to care for their mother... Into their lives... come the mysterious creatures of the river... that joins the worlds of the living and the dead... '' Sequel to Things Invisible to See.
Elizabeth Willey A Sorcerer And A Gentleman Tor 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and top page edges slightly dusty else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''... Once there was only the land of Phesaotois, with a cold and baneful Stone at its magical heart. Much later came the land of Pheyarcer, younger and hotter, with its Well of Fire inextricably bound up with its ruler, the great Panurgus. Then Panurgus died, touching off a bitter struggle between his sons... ''
Elizabeth Willey The Well-Favored Man Tor 1993 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £10.00 ''... Argylle, where the ruling family... brilliant, flighty, civilised... nearly-immortal warriors and magicians... young Prince Gwydion's been stuck with ruling... Strange things keep turning up. A plague of monsters... a ravenous Great Dragon... Gwydion's long-lost... quite unexpected... sister... high-tech aliens... ''
Billy Dee Williams PSI/Net Tor 1999 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''Former Air Force Major Trent Calloway... marriage ruined in the aftermath of his psychic spying... was drugged during his remote-viewing sessions years ago... ever-increasing side effects in him and the other government psychic spies... their psychic abilities are still expanding at frightening rates... ''
Conrad Williams Nearly People PS Publishing 2001 First Edition First Printing Limited State Signed by the Author (No. 63/300) Bruised at top spine else Fine book in slightly worn Dust Jacket £7.50 Introduction by Michael Marshall Smith and signed by both. ''... Howling Mile. A city of the future. Barred from surrounding areas in the aftermath of a deadly toxic spill, its citizens are a crushed, hateful breed, slowly imploding in a vicious cycle of violence and cannibalism... Yet within this black arena, hope has come... ''
Liz Williams Precious Dragon A Detective Inspector Chen novel Night Shade 2007 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''Detective Inspector Chen and Zhu Izrh are given a major assignment to escort an emissary from Heaven on a diplomatic mission to Hell. Zhu tries to dodge his demonic family's overtures, but ends up embroiled in hell's political intrigues. At the same time, a young boy born to ghostly parents in Hell is being chased by Hell's most dangerous creatures... ''
Mazarkis Williams The Tower Broken Tower and Knife, Book Three Jo Fletcher 2013 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and of spine and three page tips creased else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''Months have passed... the God's wounds fester... Sarmin is powerless to stop the damage spreading... High Mage Gownan strives to save Nooria... by passing into the realm of fire to broker a deal with the efreet... Yrkmir marches ever closer... Time is running out... ''
Mazarkis Williams The Tower Broken Tower and Knife, Book Three Jo Fletcher 2013 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top of spine and once on top edge of front board else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Publisher's Press Release £7.50 ''Months have passed... the God's wounds fester... Sarmin is powerless to stop the damage spreading... High Mage Gownan strives to save Nooria... by passing into the realm of fire to broker a deal with the efreet... Yrkmir marches ever closer... Time is running out... ''
Michael Williams Allamanda Hodder 1997 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine, a few page corner tips creased and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in slightly creased and rubbed Dust Jacket £5.00 ''Pursued by a power more terrifying than any magic they can summon, the Hawken family flees to somber Allamanda to find a way to recapture their besieged home ... Leading the refugees is Garrick... too young for the awesome responsibility... '' Sequel to Arcady.
Nigel Williams Black Magic Hutchinson 1988 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket Illustrations by Julek Heller £7.50 '''Once upon a time... ' a father starts to tell his children a story. It concerns a black magician whom nobody likes, and his plot to do something vile to his popular brother... not only does the story itself, almost against its teller's will, take on a resonance he never expected, but his whole life and marriage come under its sway... '' A Hutchinson Novella
Sean Williams The Blood Debt Books of the Cataclysm Two Pyr 2006 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in Dust Jacket lightly rubbed at the tips of the folds £7.50 ''One millennium after the death of Seth Castillo... Sal Hrvati and Shilly... are conscripted into a hunt for... a Homunculus with a mission... and a past that stretches back to the Cataclysm... Meanwhile, in a remote city on the edge of two worlds, where blood has power and water is more precious than freedom... '' Sequel to The Crooked Letter
Tad Williams Caliban's Hour Legend 1994 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like, lightly creased Dust Jacket With Publisher's Review Request £3.00 ''Caliban is a monster... But what drove him to evil?... One night, twenty years after Prospero and his daughter Miranda sailed away from their island, a dark visitor arrives in Miranda's room - Caliban. Threatening to kill her in revenge for her father's ill-treatment, he tells her the magical and terrible things which led him to his villainy... ''
Tad Williams Otherland Legend/Orbit 1996-2001 All are First Edition in the UK First Printing (Four Volumes) Volume 3 pages browned, all volumes slightly bumped/bruised at top/base of spines else Fine books in slightly creased and rubbed Dust Jacket £15.00 ''... takes us to our own near future when a global conspiracy at the highest levels threatens to sacrifice our Earth for the promise of a far more exclusive place - Otherland, a universe where any fantasy can be made real, but which is ruled by Earth's wealthiest and most ruthless power-brokers, The Grail Brotherhood... '' Note: Postage charged at cost
Tad Williams Otherland Volume Four Sea Of Silver Light Daw 2001 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly creased and rubbed Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... Otherland... created and controlled by... the world's most powerful and ruthless individuals... when... a small band of adventurers... penetrate the veil of secrecy... they found themselves trapped... Their only hope for survival... was to make their way through the Otherland network to the terrifying void... ''
Tad Williams Otherland Volume Four Sea Of Silver Light Orbit 2001 First Edition in the UK Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket Signed by the Author on the Title Page £10.00 ''... Otherland is owned and controlled by a secret cartel... when a small band of adventurers penetrated Otherland's defences the Brotherhood moved swiftly to destroy them... they surv9ived - just. But now... ''
Tad Williams Otherland Volume One City Of Golden Shadow Daw 1997 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and spine slightly 'dished' else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... home to the wildest dreams and darkest nightmares... The best minds of two generations have labored to build it... it is claiming the Earth's most valuable resource - its children... unusual times call for unusual champions...''
Tad Williams Otherland Volume One City of Golden Shadow Legend 1996 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 £3.00 ''... takes us to our own near future when a global conspiracy at the highest levels threatens to sacrifice our Earth for the promise of a far more exclusive place - Otherland, a universe where any fantasy can be made real, but which is ruled by Earth's wealthiest and most ruthless power-brokers, The Grail Brotherhood... ''
Tad Williams Otherland Volume Two River of Blue Fire Orbit 1998 First Edition in the UK First Printing Page edges lightly age-darkened/browned else Fine Book in lightly creased Dust Jacket with Signed By The Author sticker on the front panel Signed by the Author on the Title Page £7.50 ''... a small band of adventurers has penetrated the secrecy that surrounds Otherland and has broken into the amazing worlds within worlds it contains. But now they are trapped, unable to escape back to their flesh-and-blood bodies in the real world. And as dangers and circumstances split their party into small scattered groups... ''
Tad Williams Otherland Volume Two River of Blue Fire Daw 1998 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... a private, multi-dimensional universe built over two generations... a small band of adventurers have penetrated the veil of secrecy... trapped... ''
Tad Williams Shadowmarch Volume One Daw 2004 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... a vast tale of magic, intrigue, terror, sacrifice, and war... For generations the misty Shadowline has marked the boundary between the lands of men and the lost northern lands that are the lair of their inhuman enemies, the ageless Qar... ''
Tad Williams The War Of The Flowers Orbit 2003 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £4.00 ''In the great city, in a dimly lit office... two deadly creatures meet. A dark bargain is struck... The child must die... In our own world, a young man, Theo, discovers a manuscript... a strange fairy tale of fantastic creatures and a journey to a magical realm... written as a diary... ''
Walter Jon Williams Implied Spaces Night Shade Books 2008 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''When mankind's every need is serviced by artificial intelligence, and death itself is only a minor inconvenience, what does it mean to be human? Aristide a semi-retired computer scientist turned swordsman, is a scholar of the implied spaces, seeking meaning... in a universe where reality itself has been sculpted and designed by superhuman machine intelligence... ''
Walter Jon Williams The Boolean Gate Subterranean 2012 First Edition First Printing Limited State Signed by the Author (No. PC/500) Slightly marked at base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Additionally Personalised by the Author £20.00 ''Mark Twain was one of the greatest minds of his time... Nicola Tesla was an unworldly genius... an innocent friendship... another, stranger intelligence that may be coming into being... Has Tesla somehow opened the gateway to a profoundly alien intelligence... ''
Chet Williamson Dreamthorp Dark Harvest 1989 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine, small (? manufacturing?) tear in the gutter of the front end papers and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Illustrated by Bob Eggleton £10.00 ''... a charming Pennsylvania Chautauqua set deep in the woods. A perfect haven from the pressures of urban life. But before long... enmeshed in a nightmare, a dark dream of cruel torture and savage death
Chet Williamson Reign Dark Harvest 1990 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly worn Dust Jacket Illustrated by John & Laura Lakey £5.00 ''For a quarter of a century, Denis Hamilton's reign as Emperor of the theatre... romantic hero of the musical, A Private Empire... fame. awards and wealth... the Emperor... lurks in the halls, cellars, and catwalks... violent and terrible acts... Dennis must stop the Emperor before... a reign of blood... steals his friends, his lover... his soul.''
Michael Z. Williamson The Weapon Baen 2005 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and across the top edges of both boards and a few page corners lightly creased else Fine book in edgeworn Dust Jacket with a short tear at the lower edge of the rear panel. £4.00 ''Kenneth Chinran... lived in deep cover for year... Then the Earth forces attacked his home system... as a result of his attacks, billions died... Then the secret police discovered his identity. With his daughter... he was on the run... Chinran is a warrior in his soul... he won't go down without a fight that his pursuers... will never forget.''
Philip G. Williamson Dinbig Of Khimmur Grafton 1991 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''... the first novel in one of the most exciting and ambitious fantasy saga-series of the decade... a world of the imagination presented in rich and convincing detail, populated by characters who display fascinating magical powers but who always remain entirely credible in their actions and relationships... ''
Philip G. Williamson Enchantment's Edge Hodder & Stoughton 1996-8 All Are First Edition First Printing (Three Volumes) Bruised at top and/or base of spines and page edges slightly browned else Fine copies in Fine Dust Jacket - Vol. 3 priced. £20.00 ''... an outstanding work of high fantasy... a tense, intricately woven saga of conflict, mystery, magic and betrayal set in an exotic land where the fabulous and the unexpected are the norm and anything is possible... ''
Bill Willingham Peter & Max A Fables Novel Vertigo 2009 First Edition First Printing ? (Note: No edition information on Copyright Page) Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket Illustrated by Steve Lialoha £7.50 ''... in the heart of The Black Forest, Peter Piper and his older brother Max encounter ominous forces that will change them both... an epic tale of sibling rivalry, magic, music and revenge that spans medieval times to the present day... '' With The Price of a Happy Ending - an 8 page bonus story
Connie Willis Crosstalk Gollancz2016 First Edition First Printing (Trade Paper) Small mark at top front cover corner, one page edge with a short tear and page edges lightly marked else Fine Uncorrected Proof. With Publisher's Press Release £10.00 ''Briddey is a high-powered exec in the mobile phone industry, overseeing new products... she works with her wonderful partner, Trent. They've been together for six magical weeks... and now... An EDD. A procedure which will let them sense each other's feelings... Only Apple are poised to deliver an amazing new product... ''
Connie Willis Passage Bantam 2001 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £10.00 ''... the electrifying story of a psychologist who has devoted her life to tracking death. But when she volunteers for a research project that simulates the near-death experience, she will either solve life's greatest mystery - or fall victim to its greatest terror... ''
Colin Wilson Spider World The Delta Grafton 1987 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and faint evidence of plate removal from front free end paper else Fine book in like, unpriced, Dust Jacket with the spine panel background very slightly faded £10.00 ''... the human. Niall... must build on his tenuous position with the reluctant but dependable help of the Bombadier beetles and... must organise his forces towards the domination of the giant spiders... ''
F. Paul Wilson (Also as Colin Andrews and Mary Elizabeth Murphy with Mary Wilson) Black Wind Tor 1988 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and corners and and page edges lightly age-darkened - Very Good to Near Fine book in like Dust Jacket Signed by the Author on the Title Page £5.00 ''... Hirohito's victory has been prophesied; to achieve it, Hiroki must work to discover once again the terrible secret of the Black Wind... ''
F. Paul Wilson Mirage Warner 1996 First Edition in the US First Printing Slightly bumped at top & base of spine, felt pen remainder mark on lower page edges & page edges slightly marked else Fine book in slightly rubbed & creased Dust Jacket Signed by the Author on the Title Page £4.00 '' ... a unique medical thriller that takes us into the haunted mind of a coma victim, uncovers the deepest repressions of the subconscious and reveals a frightening new world where memories can be created, altered, and even destroyed... ''
F. Paul Wilson Reprisal New English Library 1991 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised and lightly rubbed at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed and creased, unpriced, Dust Jacket £7.50 ''... the Adversary twenty years later, in a nightmarish tale of violence, eroticism and fear... Drawn into the net of corruption and malignity are... Lisl... in love and only slightly disturbed by ... a sadomasochistic sex life... Ev, recovering alcoholic... and Veilleur, the Adversary's age-old foe... the apocalyptic battle between good and evil.''
G. Willow Wilson Alif the Unseen Corvus 2012 First Edition in the UK First Printing Covers a little rubbed, rear cover near upper corner with many fine superficial scratches, a few page edges bumped and page edges lightly marked - Very Good Uncorrected Proof. £5.00 ''Set in a brilliantly realised and very contemporary Middle East... includes a Djinn called Vikram the Vampire, a wonderfully admirable and adorable old imam, the Islamist girl next door, a peculiarly liberal princeling from the Emirate's ruling family and an American convert to Islam... a page-turning thriller... funny and fascinating... ''
Robert Charles Wilson Darwinia Tor 1998 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, a couple of page top edges no longer parallel (bookmark) and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... a very different twentieth century, haunted, wonderful and strange. In 1912 history was changed by the Miracle, when the old world of Europe was replaced by Darwinia, a strange land of nightmarish jungle and antediluvian monsters... young Guildford Law travels... on a mission of discovery... ''
Steve Wilson The Lost Traveller A Motorcycle Grail Quest Epic and Science Fiction Western Macmillan 1976 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and top corners and prelim pages slightly creased else Fine book in slightly worn Dust Jacket £10.00 ''Tracts of America have been laid waste by nuclear devastation. On the West Coast, the state known as the Fief preserves a precarious civilisation... and on the fringes... the Hell's Angels, proud and violent, live out their perpetual outlaw existence. When the Fief needs three riders, it is three Angels who are sent eastwards on their machines to find the man... whose skill will bring life to the Dead Lands... ''
Stanley Winchester (John Christopher) Men With Knives W. H. Allen 1968 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped and top few mm faded at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and page edges a little age-darkened else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket slightly marked on the inside (no show-through) with the top tip of the rear flap partly missing (manufacturing fault?) and top of the rear fold slightly eroded £7.50 Medical thriller written by Sam Youd, better known as John Christopher and only recently revealed to have written four books under the name of Stanley Winchester. This is the second. ''... a group of surgeons in a Dublin clinic, held in check by a newly appointed Surgical Director, a man whose temperament and views soon clash with their own conservatism... ''
David Wingrove Chung Kuo Book One The Middle Kingdom New English Library 1989 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine and a couple of signatures differentially browned (as usual) else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with the price removed. £5.00 ''... now at the turn of the twenty-second century,... the Empire of the Han has encompasses all of the world. War, famine and political instability are things of the past. The Council of Seven - Han lords each more powerful than the greatest of the ancient Emperors - rule... with absolute authority, their boast that they have ended Change and stopped the Great Wheel turning... ''
David Wingrove Chung Kuo Book Seven Days Of Bitter Strength New English Library 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges a little browned else Fine book in slightly creased Dust Jacket, with a small split at top of the front fold £25.00 ''Armageddon has come and gone. From the ruins of City Europe a healthier, less autocratic society has arisen: a little China on the Rhine. Yet this fledgling state is fragile... ''
David Wingrove Chung Kuo Book Six White Moon, Red Dragon New English Library 1994 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges a little browned and no longer quite parallel else Fine book in lightly creased Dust Jacket £7.50 ''America has fallen, Mars is a ruin and in Africa a brutal war has devastated a prosperous continent. Chung Kuo, once an unchanged and unchanging world where seven emperors ruled an obedient forty billion, is now in dangerous turmoil, its solitary ruler, Li Yuan, increasingly powerless to act... '' Scarce.
David Wingrove Son of Heaven Chung Kuo Book 1 Corvus 2011 First Edition Thus First Printing Slightly rubbed at top and base of spine, lower front and upper rear corners else Fine Uncorrected Proof. £7.50 The first of a 20 book completely revised sequence, set in 2065, and the reawakened economic power-house of China
Paul Witcover Everland and Other Stories PS 2009 First Edition First Printing Cover edges rubbed/worn and spine cross-creased twice and page edges slightly marked - Good Uncorrected Proof. £5.00 ''... Fusing elements of science fiction, fantasy, horror and fairy tales... Everland collects twelve of his best stories... including the Nebula Award finalist 'Left of the Dial'... five appearing here for the first time...
Paul Witcover The Emperor of All Things Bantam 2013 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine and small bump at top edge of front board else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £10.00 ''1758. The Age of Enlightenment... England is embroiled in a war that stretches from her North American colonies to Europe and beyond... Daniel Quare... tasked with seeking... a pocket watch rumoured to possess properties that have more to do with magic than with any known science... a French spy who will stop at nothing... ''
Allen Wold The Planet Masters Sidgwick & Jackson 1979 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and corners and page edges age-darkened and marked - Good book in similarly slightly bumped Dust Jacket £5.00 ''Larson McCade... has come to the decadent planet of Seltique, culturally isolated from the rest of the galaxy after its bid for political mastery two thousand years ago... he is... looking for The Book of Aradka, a non-human artefact that could make him a wealthy man for the rest of his life and the only way he can find it is to divulge the secrets of the Planet Masters.''
Gene Wolfe Exodus From The Long Sun Tor 1996 First Edition in the US First Printing Surface paper tear across base of spine, upper cover corner rubbed and first few page corners a little curled, lower rear cover corner lightly creased and covers lightly rubbed and marked - Very Good Uncorrected Proof. £7.50 ''Patera Silk, who has received enlightenment from a god, has risen from a humble priest to ruler of his city-state. Revolution and war have broken out, and the mysterious gods have intervened in human affairs in ways that make them appear much like a dysfunctional family as immortals. An unknowable crisis has been building... ''
Gene Wolfe Free Live Free Ziesing 1984 First Edition First Printing Limited State Signed by the Author (No. 361/750) Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket. Additionally signed by the illustrators Carl Lundgren, Rick DeMarco and Rich Schindler £30.00 '' 'Free Live Free,' said the newspaper ad, and the out-of-work detective Jim Stubb, the occultist Madame Serpentina, the salesman Ozzie Barnes, and the overweight prostitute Candy Garth are brought together to live for a time in Free's old house... Free drops mysterious hints of his exile from his homeland, and of the lost key to his return... ''
Gene Wolfe Free Live Free Gollancz 1985 First Edition in the UK First Printing & Thus Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a hint of wear at the upper tip of the rear fold £5.00 ''... four ill-assorted characters living free of charge in a run-down rooming house in a part of Chicago... owned by the mysterious Ben Free. The four set out to trace him... partly because they are sure he has some great hidden or lost wealth, connected with a mysterious place he once lived in called the High Country.''
Gene Wolfe Lake Of The Long Sun Tor 1994 First Edition First Printing Upper front corner slightly bumped and small faint mark on rear cover else Fine Uncorrected Proof. £10.00 ''... Patera Silk... has made a pact with the wealthy, corrupt Blood... so he has embarked on a quest which reveals to him the hidden secrets of his world: a huge spaceship illuminated by the artificial long sun... ''
Gene Wolfe Lake Of The Long Sun The Second Volume of The Book Of The Long Sun Hodder & Stoughton 1994 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and corners and page edges a little browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £10.00 ''... Patera Silk... has made a pact with the wealthy, sinister Blood... so Silk has embarked on a quest which begins to reveal to him the hidden secrets of his world... ''
Gene Wolfe Nightside The Long Sun New English Library 1993 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and discrete ''THIS BOOK WAS WAREHOUSE DAMAGED... '' on rear fixed end paper else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 First volume of The Book of the Long Sun, set on board the Generation Starship sent from Urth to colonise a distant planet.
Gene Wolfe Peace Tor 1995 A hint of rubbing at top and base of spine else Fine Uncorrected Proof. £10.00 Clute - ''... may be his finest. Intricately told through nests of interconnecting stories, none, significantly, is ever concluded and seemingly from the viewpoint of a man in late middle age reflecting with some amiability on his life in a small town somewhere in the US Midwest, it is in fact a posthumous fantasy whose implications are complexly appalling... ''
Gene Wolfe Shadow & Claw Orb 1994 First Combined Edition First Printing (Paper) A couple of corners lightly rubbed, a couple of signatures differentially lightly browned, one page corner tip and part of a page edge slightly creased - Very Good to Near Fine Uncorrected Proof. £5.00 ''... one of the finest works of science fiction ever written... ''
Gene Wolfe Soldier Of Arete New English Library 1990 First Edition in the UK First Printing Lower rear corner bruised and top page edges a little dusty else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''... ancient Greece... Xerxes, the Great King, prepares for conquest... Latro's mind has been injured. Each day, he forgets all that has ever happened to him. Only by reading the scroll in which his companions make him write each day's event does he know anything of his past: who are his friends, his enemies, his lovers, his betrayers...''
Gene Wolfe Soldier Of The Mist Gollancz 1986 First Edition in the UK First Printing Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''...the fantastic historical world of Greece in the year 479 (B.C.), when the Gods still walked the Earth...Latro, is a mercenary soldier... and has suffered a head wound... he no longer remembers who he is or where he is from... can now see and converse with all the invisible beings - gods and goddesses, ghosts and demons and werewolves...''
Gene Wolfe The Knight Book One of The Wizard Knight Tor 2004 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''A young man in his teens is transported from our world to a magical realm that contains seven levels of reality. Very quickly transformed by magic into a grown man of heroic proportions, he takes the name Able and set out on a quest to find the sword that has been promised to him... ''
Jack Womack Ambient Unwin Hyman 1988 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and lower front corner else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''Twenty-first century New York. It's a nightmare... Seamus O'Malley is a bodyguard and assassin in the outrageously powerful Dryco organisation, and he's in deep trouble... Falling in love with his employer's mistress... Getting caught up in the Dryden family's crazy, lethal rivalries... Agreeing to murder the Old Man... ''
Jack Womack Elvissey HarperCollins 1993 First Edition in Hardback & the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and top page edges a little browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket, with a little wear at the bottom of the front fold. £5.00 ''... Iz is on a mission from the future... 2033... must travel into 1954... to bring Elvis home to his adoring millions... At the Presley home Elvis - nineteen, acned, backward, never recorded - stands over the blood-spattered body of his ma with a gun in his hand.''
Jack Womack Heathern Unwin Hyman 1990 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''The world economy has gone into mega-crash... but... miracles are happening. A Messiah seems to have risen from the people and is healing the sick, teaching the children, raising the dead...''
Bridget Wood (Also as Frances Gordon & Sarah Rayne) Rebel Angel Headline 1993 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, first few page lower corner tips creased and page edges browned else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket, with a couple of tears and creasing at the top edge of the rear panel, and the spine panel a little faded. £5.00 ''Like his ancestors Cormac of the wolves and the High Queen Grainne... Nuada of the silver arm - has been ousted from Tara, ancient seat of the High Kings of Ireland, but surprisingly he is less than anxious to win it back... ''
N. Lee Wood Faraday's Orphans Gollancz 1996 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and small bump to lower edge of front board and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £4.00 ''Succeeding where all man's efforts have failed, the Earth has created its own, massive eco-holocaust through a geo-magnetic reversal of the poles. The face of the planet has been changed irrevocably; civilisation, where it survives at all, does so in high-tech domed cities, islands of plenty in the wilderness...''
Clive Woodall One For Sorrow Two For Joy Ziji/Duckworths 2003 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Fine book Signed by the Author on the Title Page £5.00 ''Welcome to Birddom - a land where magpies rule. Dark forces are at work. An evil intelligence is masterminding their inexorable rise. Dominance has been achieved by systematic genocide and slaughter... Birddom needs a hero. a bird to fight the darkness, and bring light back to the land. But what can one bird do, in the face of such evil?''
Chris Wooding The Skein Of Lament Gollancz 2004 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges slightly, differentially, browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 Book Two of the Braided Path ''The hold of the Weavers on Saramyr's ruling families is growing tighter. And all the while the blight that they have brought to the land grips ever more harshly... ''
Chris Wooding The Weavers Of Saramyr Gollancz 2003 First Edition First Printing Cover lettering lightly rubbed else Fine Uncorrected Proof. Signed by the Author & With Publisher's advertising sheets and Bio/Bibliography £7.50 Book one of The Braided Path - ''... the story of an empire that rules over a land being overwhelmed by evil... that comes from within the empire's centre, a sect of magicians close to the throne intent on killing and child born with magic powers. But now the empress has given birth to such a child and revolution is brewing... ''
Persia Wooley Queen of the Summer Stars Poseidon Press 1990 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket with two small tears With Publisher's Review slip £7.50 ''... a wonderfully personal view of King Arthur's Round Table, as seen through the eyes of his tomboy wife... Deftly blending historical fact and Arthurian romance... vividly captures the scope and drama of the legend... ''
John C. Wright Fugitives Of Chaos Tor 2006 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket with a couple of short creases in the font flap £7.50 ''... The five have made sinister discoveries about themselves... Each power comes from a different paradigm or view of the inexplicable universe - and they should not be able to coexist.. '' Book 2 of The Chronicles of Chaos.
Ronald Wright A Scientific Romance Anchor 1997 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Slightly bumped at base and lightly rubbed at top of spine and page edges browned - Very Good to Near Fine book £7.50 ''It is... 1999... David Lambert, jilted lover, lapsed archaeologist and reluctant curator of a museum specialising in Victorian machinery, receives startling information about the return of H. G. Wells's time machine... he investigates and propels himself deep into the next millennium... ''
Janny Wurts Curse Of The Mistwraith Volume 1 The Wars Of Light And Shadow ROC 1994 First Edition in the US First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and felt pen remainder line across lower page edges else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''It began with a Mistwraith that smothered all the world in fog and dampness, and followed with a war that upended order and overthrew the rule of the High Kings. After five long centuries... Only the words of a drunken seer offer hope that the Mistwraith might be defeated... ''
Janny Wurts Peril's Gate The Wars of Light And Shadow Volume 6 Third Book of the Alliance of Light Voyager 2001 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, a few page corners slightly bumped, a couple of small, faint marks on the edge of the front free end paper and page edges age-darkened else Fine book in slightly edge-rubbed Dust Jacket £5.00 ''On the world of Athera, two half brothers gifted of Light and Shadow defeated the Mistwraith. Its revenge left them cursed to life-long enmity... Lysaer and his Alliance of Light have raised new forces and touched on the lore of blood magecraft to bring down Arithon, Master of Shadow... ''
Janny Wurts Shadowfane Grafton 1990 First Edition in the UK & First Hardback First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine and page edges lightly marked else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... Ivainson Jaric, heir to Firelord's legacy, must assume the powers that destroyed his father. If he survives, if he can free the Stormwarden from a prison of ice, then wind and water, fire and earth, will once more stand united against Lord Scait and his demon hordes... '' Book 3 of the Cycle of Fire. First Printings are quite scarce.
Janny Wurts That Way Lies Camelot HarperCollins 1994 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, one page top corner creased and page edges lightly browned and slightly marked else Fine book in slightly worn Dust Jacket £4.00 ''... collection of interconnected stories that illustrate the skill and versatility of a wonderfully gifted writer... through time and space, to alternate worlds and the near future...
Janny Wurts To Ride Hell's Chasm Voyager 2002 First Edition First Printing Page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £15.00 ''When Princess Anja fails to appear at her betrothal banquet, the tiny, peaceful kingdom of Sessalie is plunged into intrigue... Two warriors are charged with recovering the distraught king's beloved daughter. Taskin, Commander of the Royal Guard... and Mykkael, the rough-hewn newcomer who has won the post of Captain of the Garrison - a scarred veteran... ''
Jonathan Wylie (Julia & Mark J. A. Smith.) Other Lands Little, Brown 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... Even after a terrible road accident leaves Michael in a deep coma, he still somehow manages to call to her... But if Zoe is to understand his messages and break into his world, then she must risk everything. And she has to embark on a strange and dangerous journey - into another land and another life... ''
John Wyndham (Also as John Beynon & Johnson Harris) The Day Of The Triffids Michael Joseph 1951 First Edition in the UK & Thus First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, covers very slightly faded and page edges browned and slightly marked - Very Good Book £120.00 ''When a day that you happen to know is Wednesday starts off by sounding like Sunday, there is something seriously wrong somewhere... ''
John Wyndham The Midwich Cuckoos Michael Joseph 1957 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, spine lettering dulled, lower rear corner tip bumped and cracked/torn, front end paper gutter torn and page edges and end papers browned Good to Very Good book £30.00 ''One of the luckiest accidents in my wife's life is that she happened to marry a man who was born on the 26th of September. But for that, we should both of us undoubtedly been at home in Midwich on the night of the 26th-27th, with consequences which, I have never ceased to be thankful,. she was spared... ''
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro An Embarrassment of Riches A Novel of the Count Saint-Germain Tor 2011 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Publisher's Promotional News Sheet £10.00 ''It is the middle of the thirteenth century... Rakoczy Ferancsi - as the vampire Count Saint-Germain is known... is sent by King Bela to make jewels for the rulers and their nobles. Rakoczy's people are held... Saint-Germain must take care lest they suffer because of his missteps in the dance of politics... ''
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro Cautionary Tales Sidgwick & Jackson 1980 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in slightly browned Dust Jacket With Publisher's Review Slip £5.00 Collects thirteen stories with an introduction by the author: contains: Everything that Begins with an M; Frog Pond; Ul Bel Di; Lammas Night; Into My Own; Disturb Not My Slumbering Fair; The Meaning of the Word; The Generalissimo's Butterfly; Allies; Dead in Irons; Swan Song; The Fellini Beggar; An Indulgence.
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro Commedia Della Morte A Novel of the Count Saint-Germain Tor 2012 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £10.00 ''... Saint-Germain, who is residing in Italy, learns that Madelaine has been arrested by France's Revolutionary Tribunal and is soon to lose her head. The vampire vows to rescue her... ''
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro Night Pilgrims A Novel of the Count Saint-Germain Tor 2013 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £10.00 ''... Saint-Germain... joins the pilgrim caravan led by Sieur Horenbaud, who seeks to cleanse his soul after slaughtering innocents in battle during the Crusades... Margarethe... seeks to restore the health of her husband by praying at Christianity's holiest sites... Rakosczy suspects there is more... than meets the eye... ''
Chelsea Quinn Yarbro Time Of The Fourth Horseman Sidgwick & Jackson 1980 First Edition in the UK First Printing Page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with Publisher's £5.95 sticker on the front flap With Publisher's Review Slip £4.00 ''From the first sight of the boy, something felt wrong... he had the symptoms of an infectious disease... modern medical science... had wiped out all of the deadly diseases... a secret government programme to start a 'moderate epidemic' to thin out the population a bit... ''
Jane Yolen A Sending Of Dragons Julia MacRae 1987 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine, top page edges a little foxed and page edges a little browned and marked - Very Good book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket £4.00 ''Jakkin and Akki, now possessing a strange kinship with dragonkind, are forced into exile in the wild mountain country of the planet Austar... Why is the dragon they meet mindless with fear... a compelling finale to the Dragon Trilogy... also a fantasy adventure which is complete in itself.''
Jane Yolen Dragon's Blood Julia MacRae 1983 First Edition in the UK First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, light spine crease and top page edges lightly foxed else Fine book in slightly rubbed Dust Jacket a little worn at the top of the front fold and a fingernail puncture in the front panel gutter. £5.00 ''Life on the planet Austar IV, does not have much to offer a boy such as Jakkin, bound in service in the great dragon barns... the only way to become a free man is to train a dragon to fight in the gaming pits... Jakkin had no dragon... and theft in the dragon barns carries a terrible price... ''
Samuel Youd (John Christopher) The Summers At Accorn Longmans 1963 First Edition Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, number '19' written in pen on top page edges and page edges lightly browned and faintly marked - Good book £7.50 ''Set in the English countryside, this novel deals with... the plight of a family who, having always lived in a large country house, find themselves unable to face the harsh economic facts of the twentieth century... how the Summers family find happiness and strength for the future... '' Very scarce non-SF novel.
Janine Ellen Young The Bridge Earthlight 2000 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Lower rear corner slightly creased else Fine Uncorrected Proof £2.00 ''When the Ring aliens first thought to contact other worlds, they gave no consideration to the fact that other species might be constructed differently from themselves. Deep-space dwellers, more like large and complex bundles of genetic information than physical entities, they sent their probes off into the night hoping to build a bridge between their dark and beautiful society and others... ''
Jim Young Armed Memory Tor 1995 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket Signed and Personalised by the Author on the Title Page £7.50 ''... America is caught on a cusp between social breakthrough and total breakdown. Sanity cops try to stem the chaos as a revolution in genetic engineering offers anyone the chance to change shape at will... The Hammerheads are the most dangerous creatures who have ever lived, with the brilliant cunning of human criminals... and insatiable hunger of killer sharks... ''
Jim Young Armed Memory Tor 1995 First Edition First Printing A couple of light cover creases else Fine Uncorrected Proof £4.00 ''... America is caught on a cusp between social breakthrough and total breakdown. Sanity cops try to stem the chaos as a revolution in genetic engineering offers anyone the chance to change shape at will... The Hammerheads are the most dangerous creatures who have ever lived, with the brilliant cunning of human criminals... and insatiable hunger of killer sharks... ''
Jim Young Armed Memory Tor 1995 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top & base of spine else Fine copy in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... America is caught on a cusp between social breakthrough and total breakdown. Sanity cops try to stem the chaos as a revolution in genetic engineering offers anyone the chance to change shape at will... The Hammerheads are the most dangerous creatures who have ever lived, with the brilliant cunning of human criminals... and insatiable hunger of killer sharks... ''
Charles Yu How To Live Safely in a Science Fictional Universe Corvus 2010 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''In one minute Charles Yu is going to murder himself. Again. Charles is a time machine repairman... 39 different versions of himself in alternative universes... when he meets a version of his future self, he shoots him in the stomach... he's now stuck in a time loop... All he has... is the book his future self was trying to give him... ''
Timothy Zahn Blackcollar Baen Books 2006 First Hardback & Combined Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges a little browned else Fine book in like, slightly rubbed, Dust Jacket with two short tears at the top of the front fold £7.50 ''Allen Caine was too young to remember when the Earth had not been a conquered planet... but he knew of the legendary blackcollars, guerrilla warriors trained to the limit of human speed and skill, then turned into nearly superhuman combatants by use of the now-lost backlash drug... ''
Timothy Zahn Conquerors' Heritage Bantam 1995 First Edition First Printing (Paper) Spine panel very slightly faded else Fine Uncorrected Proof. £4.00 ''Without warning, a brilliant flash of light came from across the landing field... 'Cover!' Thrr-mezaz snapped as the sharp crack of the explosion slapped across them. He leapt into the partial cover of the Human-Conqueror aircraft. Crouching... he peered out past the aircraft's beak... '' Middle book of the Conqueror Trilogy
Timothy Zahn Manta's Gift Tor 2002 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... Jakob Faraday is exploring the Jovian atmosphere when large unknown animals attack his probe ship... he's almost captured by the animals, the Qanska. Two decades later, Faraday's mission is to forge a relationship with the Qanska... Unfortunately, Earth's Five Hundred, the money behind the operation, have an ulterior motive, but so do the Qanska... ''
Timothy Zahn Night Train to Rigel Tor 2005 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and slightly bumped at base of spine and fore-edge of front board bruised else Fine book in like Dust Jacket, with a hint of wear at the top tip of the rear fold. £4.00 ''... a man comes to deliver a message to former government agent Frank Compton - then falls dead at his feet... a summons from the Spiders - enigmatic aliens that are part organic and part machine - who run the Quadrail... transportation system that connects civilisations throughout the galaxy... someone is preparing to attack the entire network... ''
Timothy Zahn Odd Girl Out Tor 2008 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''Frank Compton's life has been nonstop trouble since he and Bayta... started working for the mysterious alien Spiders that run the intragalactic Quadrail. He's like an old-time railroad detective, but these trains traverse the galaxy, and... he's up against the Madhri... And it wants to control everyone in the Galaxy... ''
Timothy Zahn Star Wars Survivor's Quest Century 2004 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Bruised at top and base of spine, rear free end paper creased and top page edges a little marked else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''... After fifty years, the remains of Outbound Flight - a pioneering Jedi expedition viciously destroyed by Thrawn - have been found... the fiercely honor-bound aliens... wish to hand over the remnants of the doomed mission to the New Republic... the Skywalkers... find all they stand for... brutally challenged... ''
Timothy Zahn The Third Lynx Tor 2007 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £5.00 ''It's not the first time former government agent Frank Compton has had a friend die within moments of meeting him. It's just that they usually have the decency to do it somewhere quiet and out of the way.. '' Sequel to Night Train to Rigel
Roger Zelazny The Courts Of Chaos Doubleday 1979 First Edition First Printing (With I33 on P. 182 = Aug. '78) Slightly bumped 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. £10.00 ''... will clear up a number of mysteries... ''
Roger Zelazny The Courts Of Chaos Faber 1980 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges foxed and browned else Fine book in Dust Jacket with a pin-hole in the spine panel £10.00 ''... The King of Amber has disappeared; the powerful but eccentric wizard who may have had a hand in the disappearance isn't telling where or how... ''
Roger Zelazny The Hand Of Oberon Faber 1978 First Edition in the UK First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges a little marked else Fine book in price-clipped Dust Jacket with new price overprinted on flap £7.50 ''... Family blood has been spilled on the magic pattern that created Amber, throwing the whole kingdom into chaos as it inevitably begins to disintegrate... ''
Sarah Zettel A Sorcerer's Treason Book One of the Isavalta Trilogy Voyager 2002 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Top front and lower rear corners a little rubbed/curled and page edges a little marked - Very Good Uncorrected Proof. £4.00 ''Bridget Lederle, a lighthouse-keeper... at the end of the nineteenth century... ostracised by the local community... rescues a tattooed foreigner... this stranger tells... that he is from another world... in which she is a great magical force... Only she can save the Dowager Empress... ''
Sarah Zettel A Sorcerer's Treason Book One of the Isavalta Trilogy Voyager 2002 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, board edges a little rubbed and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £4.00 ''Bridget Lederle, a lighthouse-keeper... at the end of the nineteenth century... ostracised by the local community... rescues a tattooed foreigner... this stranger tells... that he is from another world... in which she is a great magical force... Only she can save the Dowager Empress... ''
Sarah Zettel Playing God Warner 1998 First Edition First Printing - Issued Simultaneously Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in Dust Jacket, with a long-ish superficial scratch on the rear panel at the upper tips of the folds a little rubbed. £5.00 ''Bioverse Inc. executive Dr. Lynn Nussbaumer has been handed the project of her career and the challenge of a lifetime: to save an entire planet... a viral weapon that mutated into a universal plague... Evacuate... to vast orbital enclaves for decades... feuds and vendettas... a deadly ploy... internment camps... a new war erupts... ''
Sarah Zettel Sword Of The Deceiver A Novel Of Isavalta Tor 2007 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £10.00 ''For five hundred years... Hastinapura has flourished, ruling the world of Isavalta... Princess Natharie of Sindhu... the empire demands... she is the only one who can satisfy the emperor's wishes... plots threaten to pit Natharie's homeland against Hastinapura in a disastrous war... ''
Marc Scott Zicree Magic Time Ghostlands Eos 2008 First Edition First Printing Bruised at base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''The epic climax of the Magic Time saga... quest across the changed face of America, where machines no longer run and magic holds sway... the Source of the Change that overthrew the world... in the depths of the Ghostlands... ''
Stephan Zielinski Bad Magic Tor 2004 First Edition First Printing Slightly bumped at top and base of spine, small paper tear near top of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''Magic is real. Strange forces and uncanny creatures abound. Cosmic evil is loose in the world... along with transcendental evil, primordial evil, simmering evil... In San Francisco a motley group... have banded together to fight evil. They're an uncanny mix of alchemists, thaumaturges, necromancers... working their wildly different magics... ''
David Zindell The Broken God Book One of A Requiem for Homo Sapiens HarperCollins 1993 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top of spine and page edges lightly browned else Fine book in like Dust Jacket With Publisher's review slip £15.00 ''... set in Neverness, legendary City of Light... into its maze of colour-coded streets of ice a wild boy stumbles, starving, frostbitten and grieving... Danlo the Wild, a messenger from the deep past of man... alone of his tribe has survived a plague... his mind shaped by primitive man, brings to Neverness a single long-lost memory that will challenge them all... ''
David Zindell The Ea Cycle Voyager 2001-5 All are First Edition First Printing (Three Volumes) Bruised/slightly bumped at top and/or base of spines else Fine copies in like Dust Jacket Book One Signed by the Author on the Title Page £35.00 ''On the island continent of Ea it is late in the Age of the Dragons. It is a dark time of chaos. war, and the dashed dreams of long-lost ages. Once again Morjin, the fallen angel, is seeking the Lightstone. With it he will eventually find a way to free Angra Mainyu, the Lord of Lies, the dark archangel imprisoned for a million years... ''
David Zindell The Lightstone Book One of the Ea Cycle Voyager 2001 First Edition First Printing Bruised at top and base of spine else Fine book in like Dust Jacket £7.50 ''On the island continent of Ea it is late in the Age of the Dragons. It is a dark time of chaos. war, and the dashed dreams of long-lost ages. Once again Morjin, the fallen angel, is seeking the Lightstone. With it he will eventually find a way to free Angra Mainyu, the Lord of Lies, the dark archangel imprisoned for a million years... ''
Marcus Zusak The Book Thief Bodley Head 2007 First Edition in the UK First Printing ('Young Adult' design Dust Jacket) Bruised at top and base of spine and page edges lightly age-darkened else Fine book in lightly rubbed Dust Jacket, with a little wear at the corners. £20.00 ''... 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier... By her brother's graveside, Liesel Meminger's life is changed when she picks up a single object from the snow... The Gravedigger's Handbook... her first act of book thievery... Narrated by Death... a story about the power of words and the ability of books to feed the soul... ''
Marcus Zusak The Book Thief Doubleday 2007 First Edition in the UK First Printing ('Adult' design card cover) Front corners slightly rubbed and curled, one page top corner creased and page edges slightly rubbed and marked - Very Good to Near Fine Uncorrected Proof. £30.00 ''... 1939. Nazi Germany. The country is holding its breath. Death has never been busier... Liesel, a nine-year-old girl, is living with a foster family... Her parents have been taken away to a concentration camp. Liesel steals books... This novel is narrated by Death... I visit the Book Thief three times... ''

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