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Ember From the Sun
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Ember From the Sun

By Canter, Mark

Delacorte Press, 1996-09-01. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. light edge wear to boards and jacket; When a modern forsenic scientist discovers a pregnant Neanderthal, preserved for centuries in arctic ice, he implants the tiny embryo in a surrogate mother and Ember Ozette, a Neanderthal infant, is born. Raised among the Quanoot Indians in Washington state, Ember's otherness is a source of great shame and confusion to her--until she seeks out a band of mysterious golden-skinned people--the last of her race--who are fleeing genocide.

$2.24

Her Fearful Symmetry: A Novel
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Her Fearful Symmetry: A Novel

By Niffenegger, Audrey

New York: Scribner, 2009-09-29. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. light edge wear; Julia and Valentina Poole are semi-normal American twenty-year-olds with seemingly little interest in college or finding jobs. Their attachment to one another is intense. One morning the mailman delivers a thick envelope to their house in the suburbs of Chicago. From a London solicitor, the enclosed letter informs Valentina and Julia that their English aunt Elspeth Noblin, whom they never knew, has died of cancer and left them her London apartment. There are two conditions to this inheritance: that they live in it for a year before they sell it and that their parents not enter it. Julia and Valentina are twins. So were the estranged Elspeth and Edie, their mother.The girls move to Elspeth's flat, which borders the vast and ornate Highgate Cemetery, where Christina Rossetti, George Eliot, Radclyffe Hall, Stella Gibbons and Karl Marx are buried. Julia and Valentina come to know the living residents of their building. There is Martin, a brilliant and charming crossword-puzzle setter suffering from crippling obsessive compulsive disorder; Marijke, Martin's devoted but trapped wife; and Robert, Elspeth's elusive lover, a scholar of the cemetery. As the girls become embroiled in the fraying lives of their aunt's neighbors, they also discover that much is still alive in Highgate, including - perhaps - their aunt.

$2.99

The Dark Wing
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The Dark Wing

By Hunt, Walter H

New York: Tor Books, 2001-12-14. First Edition. Hardcover. Good/Good. edge wear to boards and jacket; ex-library with usual markings; The zor is just one of the alien races that humanity encounters when it travels to the stars, and from the very first meeting it has been all-out war. For many years the conflicts have been sporadic, usually ending with an Earth concession and a treaty. But the zor does not respect mankind and has no any intention of honoring the agreements. When the zor decide to mount a surprise attack against human colonies, the normally self-absorbed government of Earth realizes that something must be done before it is too late. A controversial scholar by the name of Marais is brought in. A nonmilitary man, he has spent his entire life studying the zor and claims to have a plan to deal with them once and for all. With so few options remaining, Marais is put in charge of the battlefleet. Earth just wants the threat neutralized and would be happy with a stalemate, but Marais has other ideas. He believes himself to be the mythic Dark Wing, destined to exterminate the zor. . .

$2.24

The Infinite Kingdoms
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The Infinite Kingdoms

By Rutherford, Michael

Philadelphia: Owlswick Press, 1991-01-01. First Printing - First Thus. Paperback. Very Good. light edge wear; This collection contains: The Tale and Its Master; Wager of Dreams; and Knights of Darkness, Knights of Light.

$2.99

Roger Zelazny's Visual Guide to Castle Amber
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Roger Zelazny's Visual Guide to Castle Amber

By Zelazny, Roger; Randall, Neil

New York: Avon Books, 1988-10-01. Reissue. Trade Paperback. Good. edge wear, cover crease; Enter - The tour of Castle Amber is about to begin-with vivid illustrations, detailed floor plans, cutaway drawings, and page after page of never-before-revealed information. Explore - See it all, from the throne room to the treasury, the dungeons to the dining halls, the libtary, laboratory, private apartments, and secret chambers. Exult - Learn more about Amber's culture, myths, and military. Discover new facts about the royal family. Travel to the Courts of Chaos. And, at last, see for yourself what the Trump cards actually look like.

$2.99

The Space Eagle: Operation Doomsday
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The Space Eagle: Operation Doomsday

By Pearl, Jack

Racine, WI: Whitman Publishing, 1967. Hardcover. Good/No Jacket. Kohn, Arnie. heavy edge wear to boards, corners bumped, small piece of spine cover missing on lower rear edge;

$1.49

The Crock of Gold
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The Crock of Gold

By Stephens, James

New York: Collier Books, 1967. Trade Paperback. Good. spine creases, edge wear, cover crease, light soiling, some underlining; 'In the centre of the pine wood called Coilla Doraca there lived not long ago two Philosophers. They were wiser than anything else in the world except the Salmon who lies in the pool of Glyn Cagny into which the nuts of knowledge fall from the hazel bush on its bank. He, of course, is the most profound of living creatures, but the two Philosophers are next to him in wisdom . . . ' The Crock of Gold is widely acknowledged as one of the greatest novels in the Irish comic tradition. Fantasy, satire and delicious humour propel the magical narrative through a world peopled by policemen, philosophers, tinkers and leprechauns. Yet, the intent of it all is serious. Or is it? Delve into this mystical fairytale world and rediscover a classic by a great author of the past.

$1.49

Carpe Corpus
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Carpe Corpus

By Caine, Rachel

New York: Signet, 2009-01-02. Mass Market Paperback. Good. spine creasing, edge wear; In the small college town of Morganville, an underground resistance to evil vampire Bishop is brewing, and in order to contain it, Bishop must go to even greater lengths. He vows to obliterate the town and all its inhabitants--the living and the undead.

$1.12

Fusion Fire
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Fusion Fire

By Tyers, Kathy

New York: Spectra, 1988-10-01. Mass Market Paperback. Good. spine creasing, edge wear, spine taped; Exiled for disobedience, Lady Firebird escaped the terrible fate of her birth as an expendable Wastling and fought heroically to save her adopted world from destruction. Now bonded with her former enemy, the Sentinel Brennen Caldwell, she finds herself the bearer of an ancient and evil prophecy.

$1.00

Damiano
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Damiano

By Macavoy, R.A

New York: Bantam, 1984-04-01. Mass Market Paperback. Good. spine creasing, edge wear; Set against the turbulent backdrop of the Italian Renaissance, this alternate history takes place in a world where real faith-based magic exists. Our hero is Damiano Dalstrego. He is a wizard's son, an alchemist, and the heir to dark magics. But he is also an innocent, a young scholar and musician befriended by the Archangel Raphael, who instructs him in the lute. To save his beloved city from war, Damiano leaves his cloistered life and sets out on a pilgrimage, seeking the aid of the powerful sorceress Saara as he must walk the narrow path between light and shadow, accompanied only by his talking dog. But his road is filled with betrayal, disillusionment, and death, and Damiano is forced to confront his dark heritage, unleashing the hellish force of his awesome powers to protect those he loves

$2.24

Hades' Daughter (The Troy Game #1)
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Hades' Daughter (The Troy Game #1)

By Douglass, Sara

New York: Tor Books, 2003-09-15. Mass Market Paperback. Good. spine creasing, edge wear; Ancient Greece is a place where mortals are the playthings of the gods but at the core of each mortal city-state is a Labyrinth, where the mortals can shape the heavens to their own design. When Theseus comes away from the Labyrinth with the prize of freedom and his beloved Ariadne, the Mistress of the Labyrinth, his future seems assured. But she bears him only a daughter and when he casts her aside for this, the world seems to change. From that day forward, the Labyrinths decay, and power fades from the city-states.A hundred years pass, Troy falls, the Trojans scatter. Then Brutus, the warrior-king of Troy, receives a vision of distant shores where he can rebuild the ancient kingdom. He will move heaven and earth to reach his destiny. But in the mists is a woman of power, a descendant of Ariadne, who has her own reasons for luring Brutus to this lush land. Her heart is filled with a generations-old hatred, and her vengeance on him will not be thwarted.If Brutus makes the journey successfully, it will be the next step in the Game of the Labyrinth, and the beginning of a complicated contest of wills that will last for centuries...

$1.49

A Clockwork Orange
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A Clockwork Orange

By Burgess, Anthony

New York: W. W. Norton & Co, 1963. Book Club. Hardcover. Very Good/Fair. light edge wear to boards, corners lightly bumped, slight soiling; jacket is heavily soiled, chipped, torn, tattered at edges.. present but only moderately so. A vicious fifteen-year-old "droog" is the central character of this 1963 classic, whose stark terror was captured in Stanley Kubrick's magnificent film of the same title.In Anthony Burgess's nightmare vision of the future, where criminals take over after dark, the story is told by the central character, Alex, who talks in a brutal invented slang that brilliantly renders his and his friends' social pathology. A Clockwork Orange is a frightening fable about good and evil, and the meaning of human freedom. When the state undertakes to reform Alex—to "redeem" him—the novel asks, "At what cost?

$3.74

The Winter Oak
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The Winter Oak

By Hetley, James A

New York: Ace, 2004-01-01. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. slight edge wear; Maureen Pierce has embraced her magical heritage. But before she can settle down with her new love--Pendragon warrior Brian Albion--she must face the sorceress she believed was vanquished forever.

$5.99

Ascendancy of Blood
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Ascendancy of Blood

By Foster, Eugie

Massena, NY: Scrybe Press, 2004. Paperback. Near Fine/Near Fine. 24 pp. In a magic forest where deep shadows pulse across the surfaces of lace-veined leaves, and night blooms ripple in shades of swirling indigo, there is an enchanted castle. Courtiers, pages, cooks, and stable boys slumber as still as death, and a golden princess languishes in her rose-strewn bower, waiting for her prince charming.But the princess sleeps with a black wood stake through her heart, and her petal-soft lips conceal a pair of razor fangs. Is the prince her savior or her ill-fated prey, lured to sinister purpose by a night fiend ruling a castle of the damned?This is not the fairy tale you remember.

$3.74

The Amethyst Road
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The Amethyst Road

By Spiegler, Louise

New York: Clarion Books, 2005-09-12. First Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine/Near Fine. In a society similar to ours in some ways and very different in others, 16-year-old Serena and her older sister, Willow, struggle to get by in a tough, crime-infested urban neighborhood. By birth they are half Yulang, half Gorgio, but are accepted by neither race. The sisters get no help from the Yulang, because Willow s child was born out of wedlock and the family has been declared outcast. The Gorgios are even worse, trying to take the child away. A run-in with social services, aptly nicknamed the Cruelty, launches Serena on a journey that is at once an escape and a quest to reunite her family. With the help of a boy named Shem, who is on a quest of his own, Serena travels deep into the mountains, where precious gems are mined, and across barren plains, where white-clad Trident Riders are terrorizing anyone who is not Gorgio. Along the way, Serena finds the answers she seeksand some she didn t even know she was looking for. The dynamics of racism and resistance are central themes of this modern adventure. Employing a mixture of gritty reality and richly drawn magical elements, this unique tale of selfdiscovery will captivate readers of contemporary fiction as well as fantasy fans.

$2.99

Across the Wall: A Tale of the Abhorsen and Other Stories
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Across the Wall: A Tale of the Abhorsen and Other Stories

By Nix, Garth

New York: HarperTeen, 2005-07-05. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. light edge wear to boards and jacket; Across the Wall brings together an electic mix of Garth Nix’s writing spanning several years, beginning with the novella set in the Old Kingdom, “Nicholas Sayre and the Creature in the Case,” winner of two Aurealis Awards.The collection also includes two tales inspired by Arthurian legend, a war story, a western, a traditional tale with a twist and a hilarious choose-your-own-adventure spoof. The volume is introduced by the author himself and, even better, so is each story—giving context, anecdotes and a glimpse into the exceptional mind of Garth Nix.

$5.99

Into The Fire (The Detainee Series #2)
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Into The Fire (The Detainee Series #2)

By Liney, Peter

New York: Jo Fletcher Books, 2016-02-09. Mass Market Paperback. Good. spine creasing, edge wear; Having escaped the Island--a wasteland that housed those no longer able to contribute to society--Clancy thought his fight was over. But they have returned to the mainland to find that it is not the haven they anticipated. With the punishment satellites that kept them on the Island gone, hell has been unleashed. Clancy is about to discover that his work is far from over. The fires of hell don't burn much hotter than this.

$1.12

Doomsday Book
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Doomsday Book

By Willis, Connie

New York: Spectra, 1992-06-01. Paperback. Good. edge wear, some moisture swelling to edges of last 1/4 of book. For nearly a decade, Willis has dazzled readers with her short fiction. Her first story collection, Fire Watch, was a New York Times Notable Book. Now she delivers a magnificent story set in the 14th and 21st centuries which confronts the problems of evil and suffering while exploring the issues of responsibility and human limitations

$1.00

Axis
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Axis

By Wilson, Robert Charles

New York: Tor Books, 2007-09-18. Book Club. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. light edge wear to boards and jacket; In the sequel to the Hugo Award-winning "Spin," Wilson takes readers to the "world next door"--the planet engineered by the mysterious Hypotheticals to support human life. But as humans colonize this new world they, predictably, fiercely exploiting its resources.

$1.49

Mortal Love: A Novel
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Mortal Love: A Novel

By Hand, Elizabeth

New York: William Morrow, 2004-06-29. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. light edge wear; Lush, thrilling, and erotically charged, a triumph of suspense and dazzling imagination, Elizabeth Hand's Mortal Love is an extraordinary work that spans more than a century, uniting genius past and present with strange, tensile strands of inspiration, obsession, and lust.

$7.49

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