The battle for the crown has begun, but which of the three sisters will prevail?With the unforgettable events of the Quickening behind them and the Ascension Year underway, all bets are off. Katharine, once the weak and feeble sister, is stronger than ever before. Arsinoe, after discovering the truth about her powers, must figure out how to make her secret talent work in her favour without anyone ..
The long path to the throne has just begun for Aelin Galathynius. As the kingdoms of Erilea fracture around her, enemies must become allies if Aelin is to keep those she loves from falling to the dark forces poised to claim her world. With war looming on all horizons, the only chance for salvation lies in a desperate quest that may mark the end of everything Aelin holds dear. Will Aelin succeed ..
Traditional swords & sorcery fantasy with an authentic middle-eastern spin. The Crescent Moon Kingdoms, land of djenn and ghuls, holy warriors and heretics, Khalifs and killers, is at boiling point. A power struggle between the iron-fisted Khalif and the mysterious master thief known as the Falcon Prince is reaching its climax. In the midst of this brewing rebellion, a series of brutal super..
One of the most important, and most moving, timeslip texts yet composed' THE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF FANTASY. Si Morley is bored with his job as a commercial illustrator and his social life doesn't seem to be going anywhere. So, when he is approached by an affable ex-football star and told that he is just what the government is looking for to take part in a top-secret programme, he doesn't hesitate for ..
An original collection of stories from the SFWA GRAND MASTER AWARD-winning author - the first original SF Masterwork!
This new collection of stories from the multi-award-winning author of DOOMSDAY BOOK and TO SAY NOTHING OF THE DOG contains:
A Letter from the Clearys
At the Rialto
Death on the Nile
The Soul Selects Her own Society
Even the Queen
The Winds of Ma..
The classic time-travel novella in SF Masterwork format.
A Victorian scientist develops a time machine and travels to the year 802,171 AD. There he finds the meek, child-like Eloi who live in fear of the underground-dwelling Morlocks. When his time machine goes missing, the Traveller faces a fight to enter the Morlocks' domain and return to his own time.
THE TIME MACHINE remains one of the..
An idea that predates both THE TRUMAN SHOW and THE MATRIX from one of SF's greats.
Ragle Gumm is an ordinary man leading an ordinary life, except that he makes his living by entering a newspaper contest every day - and winning, every day.
But he gradually begins to suspect that his life - indeed his whole world - is an illusion, constructed around him for the express purpose of keeping him..
Dark and romantic YA fantasy for fans of Sarah J Maas - about the siren with a taste for royal blood and the prince who has sworn to destroy her.
Princess Lira is siren royalty and the most lethal of them all.
With the hearts of seventeen princes in her collection, she is revered across the sea. Until a twist of fate forces her to kill one of her own. To punish her daughter, the Sea Queen ..
A HUGO AWARD-winning time travel novel from the SFWA grandmaster.
Ned Henry is a time-travelling historian who specialises in the mid-20th century - currently engaged in researching the bombed-out Coventry Cathedral. He's also made so many drops into the past that he's suffering from a dangerously advanced case of 'time-lag'.
Unfortunately for Ned, an emergency dash to Victorian England is..
A fascinating and compelling novel of alien life by the NEBULA AWARD-winning author of ANCIENT OF DAYS.
In a clearing of the great forest of the planet Bosk Veld, a strange, ape-like species of alien, the Asadi, act out their almost-incomprehensible rituals, rainbow eyes flashing, spinning like pinwheels.
Egon Chaney, in his anthropological study, 'Death and Designation Among the Asadi' ha..
Cartea intai din trilogia Trinity. Aventura continua cu Revenge si se incheie cu Destiny. In folclorul din Talinor e o poveste intunecata despre tradare si distrugere, povestea lui Orlac, un simtitor care aproape a distrus intreg taramul. Acum toti simtitorii sunt temuti si, odata descoperiti, supusi torturii ca sa isi piarda puterea. Dar intr-un sat, departe de cetatea regegului, traieste un ta..
Sookie Stackhouse ar vrea sa invete sa treaca peste tradarea lui Bill, iubitul ei vampir, si sa se obisnuiasca cu noua ei relatie cu Quinn cel sexy, dar in loc de asta se pomeneste ca participa la un summit al vampirilor, unde e folosita ca un fel de aparat Geiger uman pentru Sophie-Anne Leclerq, regina vampirilor din Louisiana. Dar puterile reginei au fost serios deteriorate de uraganul Katrina..
Lord Bahl a murit si in locul lui a venit tanarul cu ochi albi. La mai putin de un an de cand a fost scos din obscuritate si saracie, charismaticul nou Lord of the Farlan se pomeneste nepregatit in fata atentatului la viata lui, a amenintarii razboiului si rebeliunii...
A treia carte din ciclul The Twilight Reign. Scree a fost rasa de pe fata pamantului printr-o brutala demonstratie de forta. Si totusi, pana sa se stinga ultimele focuri care mistuiau cetatea, lupta se incinge din nou si insis Zeii se implica. In vreme ce natiunea e divizata de fanatism, iar noii preoti militanti urla dupa sange, Isak se pomeneste bantuit de propriile lui actiuni in Scree si de vi..
Lord Isak e mort. Ostile si intregul trib Farlan sunt in neoranduiala. Farlan se retrage, Kastan Styrax jeleste moartea propriului fiu, asa incat regele Emin preia initiativa… cat inca mai poate si cat inca teribilul razboi secret caruia i-a dedicat viata se apropie de un final teribil. Ruhe e raspunsul la toate problemeleTaramului... 'it's obvious Lloyd has a vision of exactly where his..
Glen Runciter is dead. Or is he? Someone died in the explosion orchestrated by his business rivals, but even as his funeral is scheduled, his mourning employees are receiving bewildering messages from their boss. And the world around them is warping and regressing in ways which suggest that their own time is running out. If it hasn't already.
Zanna si Deeba patrund printr-o intrare secreta in minunata lume a UnLondrei. Aici se regasesc toate lucrurile stricate si pierdute, dar si unele peroane, ca de pilda Brokkenbroll, seful umbrelelor stricate, si Hemi, baiatul pe jumatate fantoma. UnLondra e un loc primejdios unde cuvintele sunt vii si unde colcaie jungla dincolo de usa unei case normale, girafe carnivore bantuie strazile si norul..
The Arthur C. Clarke Award-winning novel joins the SF Masterworks list.
In an America where the miraculous is par for the course, where magic and myths are as real as shopping malls and television game shows, Jennifer Mazdan listens to the modern storytellers recite the tales of the Founders.
But when strange things start to happen and Jennie becomes pregnant - from a dream - she enters a ..
The second volume of collected short stories by multiple award-winner Ursula K. Le Guin, selected by the author herself.
THE UNREAL AND THE REAL is a two-volume collection of stories, selected by Ursula Le Guin herself, and spans the spectrum of fiction from realism through magical realism, satire, science fiction, surrealism and fantasy.
Volume Two, OUTER SPACE, INNER LANDS, showcases Le ..
Classic science fiction from the master
It began with a blinding light, a divine revelation from a mysterious intelligence that called itself VALIS. And with that, the fabric of reality was ripped open and laid bare so that anything seemed possible, but nothing seemed quite right.
Part science fiction, part theological detective story in which God plays both the missing person and the perp..
In Viriconium, the young men whistle to one another all night long as they go about their deadly games. If you wake suddenly, you might hear footsteps running, or an urgent sigh. After a minute or two, the whistles move away in the direction of the Tinmarket or the Margarethestrasse. The next day, some lordling is discovered in the gutter with his throat cut. Who can tell fantasy from reality, m..
The first adventure in this exciting trilogy.
The Dreaming Void is the first novel in Peter F. Hamilton's epic Void Trilogy, set in the world of the Commonwealth Saga.
The Void: a sealed universe, billions of years old. Alive, its expansion is barely contained. Now it wants to make contact.
Inigo channels mysterious dreams of an unlikely hero, a simpler life and a hope for a brighter fu..
The second book in Peter F. Hamilton's bestselling Void Trilogy
Following on from The Dreaming Void, The Temporal Void by Peter F. Hamilton is the second book in the incredibly successful Void Trilogy.
Humanity is in turmoil as a fanatical cult, inspired by projected dreams from the Void, prepares to journey beyond its boundaries - no matter what they will unleash in doing so . . .
In the second century AD, a Greek nobleman is travelling and living abroad in Germany while carrying on an affair with a military man's wife. When discovered, he takes an emergency business trip to save his life and packs amongst his belongings certain items that lead the people he encounters to think him a Norse God, a fortuitous point of view which he does little to dispel. Forced to keep up t..
The classic SF novel rejoins the Masterwork list in an affordable hardback format, with an exciting new cover design and a new introduction by Adam Roberts.
'No one would have believed in the last years of the nineteenth century that this world was being watched keenly and closely by intelligences greater than man's...'
So begins H. G. Wells' classic novel in which Martian lifeforms take o..
Ruling from the island of Acacia, the emperor of the Known World has inherited an apparent peace and prosperity won by his ancestors generations ago. He's an intelligent man, a widower who dotes on his four children and it is this devotion that obliges him to hide a terrible secret from them: that their prosperity rests on the dark realities of trafficking in drugs and human lives. A man of inte..
Warbreaker is the story of two sisters, who happen to be princesses, the God King one of them has to marry, a lesser god, and an immortal trying to undo the mistakes he made hundreds of years ago. Theirs is a world in which those who die in glory return as gods to live confined to a pantheon in Hallandren's capital city. A world transformed by BioChromatic magic, a power based on an essence know..
WAS is the story of Dorothy. Orphaned as a child in the 1870s, she goes to live in Kansas with her Aunty Em and Uncle Henry. They face drought and poverty. They face each other. Alone, abused, Dorothy meets an itinerant actor called Frank and inspires a masterpiece. From the settling of the West and the heyday of the Hollwywood studios to the glittering megalopolis of modern Los Angeles, WAS is ..
The fifth and final part of the complete collected stories shows Philip K. Dick at the very height of his outstanding powers. The twenty-five tales were written between 1963 and 1981, just a few months before he died, and include two stories which have been turned into box office smashes - the title story, filmed as Total Recall, and The Little Black Box, which grew into his masterpiece Blade Ru..
The third volume in the sweeping epic fantasy series The Well of Echoes.
The Node has failed, rendering humanity's battle clankers and the Aachim's constructs useless. With the battle lost, hordes of alien Lyrinx are swarming from the tar pits of Snizort, intending to fall upon the survivors and destroy them to the last man. Tiaan, crippled and unable to walk, is held prisoner by the vengeful..
The magnificent final volume of the hugely popular Well of Echoes series.
All resistance has been crushed. In a few minutes of overwhelming violence the Council's air-dreadnought fleet has destroyed Fiz Gorgo's defences. Xervish Flydd, Irisis and their allies have been condemned to die in a brutal aerial spectacle designed to reinforce Chief Scrutator Ghorr's power and majesty.
Nish is the..
Life in Emond's Field has been pretty boring for Rand Al'Thor and his friends until a strange young woman arrives in their village. Moraine is an Aes Sedai, a magician with the ability to wield the One Power, and she brings warnings of a terrible evil awakening in the world. That very night, the village is attacked by bloodthirsty Trollocs - a fearsome tribe of beast-men thought to be no more th..
The second book in Robert Jordan's internationally bestselling epic fantasy series, THE WHEEL OF TIME. The Forsaken are loose, the Horn of Valere has been found and the Dead are rising from their dreamless sleep. The Prophecies are being fulfilled - but Rand al Thor, the shepherd the Aes Sedai have proclaimed as the Dragon Reborn, desperately seeks to escape his destiny. Rand cannot run forever...
The third book in Robert Jordan's internationally bestselling epic fantasy series, THE WHEEL OF TIME, now reissued with a stunning new cover design.
The Land is One with the Dragon - and the Dragon is One with the Land
The Shadow lies across the Pattern of the Age, and the Dark One has turned all his power against the prison that binds him. If it fails he will escape and nothing will stan..
The fourth book in Robert Jordan's internationally bestselling epic fantasy series, THE WHEEL OF TIME, now reissued with a stunning new cover design.
The Stone of Tear, invulnerable fortress of legend, has fallen. The Children of the Dragon have risen to the call of prophecy and march to the aid of the Light. Callandor, the Sword That Is Not a Sword, is held by Rand al Thor, the man proclaime..
The fifth novel in the Wheel of Time series - one of the most influential and popular fantasy epics ever published.
The bonds and wards that hold the Great Lord of the Dark are slowly failing, but still his fragile prison holds. The Forsaken, immortal servants of the shadow, weave their snares and tighten their grip upon the realms of men, sure in the knowledge that their master will soon bre..
The sixth novel in the Wheel of Time series - one of the most influential and popular fantasy epics ever published.
Rand al'Thor, the Dragon Reborn, strives to bind the nations of the world to his will, to forge the alliances that will fight the advance of the Shadow and to ready the forces of Light for the Last Battle.
But there are other powers that seek to command the war against the Da..
The seventh book in Robert Jordan's internationally bestselling epic fantasy series, THE WHEEL OF TIME, now reissued with a stunning new cover design. The war for humanity's survival has begun. Rand al' Thor, the Dragon Reborn, has escaped the snares of the White Tower and the first of the rebel Aes Sedai have sworn to follow him. Attacked by the servants of the Dark, threatened by the invading ..
The eighth book in Robert Jordan's internationally bestselling epic fantasy series, THE WHEEL OF TIME, now reissued with a stunning new cover design.
Rand al'Thor, the Dragon Reborn, has conquered the city of Illian, struck down Sammael the Forsaken and shattered the armies of the invading Seanchan. Nynaeve, Aviendha and Elayne have broken the Dark One's hold on the world's weather and are po..
Rand is on the run with Min, but his destination is a mystery to Cadsuane. Mazrim Taim, leader of the Black Tower, is revealed to be a liar, but his purpose remains shrouded in secrecy. Perrin is hunting desperately for Faile, now a prisoner of Sevanna's sept. With Elyas Machera, Berelain, the Prophet, and a very mixed army of disparate forces, he is moving through country rife with bandits and ..
The tenth novel in the Wheel of Time series - one of the most influential and popular fantasy epics ever published.
Fleeing from Ebou Dar with the kidnapped Daughter of the Nine Moons, Mat Cauthon learns that he can neither keep her nor let her go, for both the Shadow and the might of the Seanchan empire are now in deadly pursuit.
At Tar Valon, Egwene al'Vere lays siege to the White Tower...
As the very fabric of reality wears thin all portents indicate that Tarmon Gai'don, the Last Battle, is imminent - and Rand al'Thor must ready himself to confront the Dark One. But Rand must first negotiate a truce with the Seanchan armies, as their forces increasingly sap his strength. Perrin has made his own desperate truce with the Seanchan - he would deal with the Dark One himself to save hi..
The twelth novel in the Wheel of Time series - one of the most influential and popular fantasy epics ever published.
Tarmon Gai'don, the Last Battle, looms. And mankind is not ready.
Rand al'Thor struggles to unite a fractured network of kingdoms and alliances in preparation for the Last Battle, as his allies watch in terror the shadow that seems to be growing within the heart of the Drago..
The thirteenth novel in the Wheel of Time series - one of the most influential and popular fantasy epics ever published.
The Last Battle has started. The seals on the Dark One's prison are crumbling. The Pattern itself is unravelling, and the armies of the Shadow have begun to spill out of the Blight.
Perrin Aybara is haunted by spectres from his past. To prevail, he must find a way to mas..
The final novel in the Wheel of Time series - one of the most influential and popular fantasy epics ever published.
'And it came to pass in those days, as it had come before and would come again, that the Dark lay heavy on the land and weighed down the hearts of men, and the green things failed, and hope died.' - Charal Drianaan te Calamon, The Cycle of the Dragon.
In the Field of Merrilor..
'If all SF was as finely crafted as WHERE LATE THE SWEET BIRDS SANG, we'd have great cause to rejoice' VECTOR
The Sumner family can read the signs: the droughts and floods, the blighted crops, the shortages, the rampant diseases and plagues, and, above all, the increasing sterility all point to one thing. Their isolated farm in the Appalachian Mountains gives them the ideal place to survive t..
Inocenta in cele lumesti, o ingenuia cand vine vorba despre pop si moda, Aleasa lui Dumnezeu dintr-un mic insa hotarat cult religios din Stirlingshire, Isis Whit nu e o adolescenta obisnuita. Cand vara ei, Morag (oaspete de onoare la Festivalul Luskentyrian al Iubirii, tinut o data la patru ani) dispare dupa ce renunta la credinta ei, Isis e trimisa sa aduca inapoi apostata. Dar drumul spre Babi..
30 years after the world changed, the victims of the gene-altering 'Wild Cards' virus face a new nightmare. The place is New York City, home of Aces High - the glamourous lounge for superheroes, high atop the Empire State Building - and Jokertown, the squalid residence of the city's deformed underclass. The victims of the Wild Card Virus are no longer new and strange, but neither are they accept..