THE THIRD NOVEL IN THE HIGHLY ACCLAIMED BOOKS OF BABEL SERIES, SET IN A LABYRINTHINE WORLD OF MENACE AND WONDER.'It is not merely a 5* book, it's a masterpiece' Mark Lawrence'A vibrant, wholly original, and expertly crafted novel that transcends genre fantasy. It is an instant literary classic' Fantasy Book ReviewThomas Senlin and his crew have been separated following the orders of the mysterious..
Zeii s-au trezit si a inceput noua era a distrugerii. Zidul timpului s-a prabusit, lasand zeii sa isi satisfaca posta de violenta. Putini stiu despre evadarea lor pe taramul muritorilor - si acesti cativa lupta impotriva maleficului mag Husk, ce care vrea puterea. Ei lupta si cu propriile lor probleme...
A new anthology of Chinese short-fiction by award winning author Ken Liu.Here are sixteen short stories from China's groundbreaking SFF writers, edited and translated by award-winning author Ken Liu.In Hugo award-winner Liu Cixin's 'Moonlight', a man is contacted by three future versions of himself, each trying to save their world from destruction. Hao Jingfang's 'The New Year Train' sees 1,500 pa..
Best-known for his seminal sf novel NEUROMANCER, William Gibson is also a master of short fiction. Tautly-written and suspenseful, BURNING CHROME collects 10 of his best short stories with a preface from Bruce Sterling, co-Cyberpunk and editor of the seminal anthology MIRRORSHADES. These brilliant, high-resolution stories show Gibson's characters and intensely-realized worlds at his absolute best...
A seminal collection of forgotten classics, many published in Michael Moorcock's influential New Worlds.
The Caltraps of Time is David I. Masson's only published book of fiction, a collection of short stories, most of which made their first appearance in New Worlds SF during the 1960s under the legendary editorship of Michael Moorcock.
An apocalyptic battle at the edge of the unknown, the ..
Paris. Strazile sunt pline de intrigi, dueluri, spioni si aventuri. Cerul e plin de dragoni. Iar oamenii cardinalului Richelieu, numiti Sabiile Cardinalului, ar putea fi convinsi sa isi riste viata si sa fie facuti bucati. Dar, cu razboiul care se apropie, vietile lor sunt intr-o primejdie mai mare decat isi pot inchipui. O amenintare straveche, teribila, se inalta din Spania.... Roman nominaliz..
Bine ati venit in Parisul anului 1633 cand taramul e amenintat de dragoni. Franta e amenintata de o societate secreta cunoscuta drept Black Claw. Adeptii ei vor lovi din umbra, iar lovitura lor va fi nu numai teribila, ci si mortala. Pentru aparare, cardinalul Richelieu i-a chemat pe oamenii lui de incredere - Cardinal's Blades, condusi de capitanul La Fargue. Au mai salvat Franta si cardinalul ..
The epic conclusion of Pierre Pevel's superb swashbuckling adventure! The swashbuckling adventure, perfect for fans of THE THREE MUSKETEERS continues! This is Paris. This is 1633. This is a world under attack from dragons. Cardinal Richelieu is on his guard against the greatest danger he, or France, has faced. A secret society known as the Black Claw is plotting in the shadows. They have already..
In the second book of the Carve the Mark duology, globally bestselling Divergent author Veronica Roth reveals how Cyra and Akos fulfill their fates. The Fates Divide is a richly imagined tale of hope and resilience told in four stunning perspectives.
The lives of Cyra Noavek and Akos Kereseth are ruled by their fates, spoken by the oracles at their births. The fates, once determined, are inesca..
The Eleven Domains were forged in blood a thousand years ago. And old wounds are about to be reopened.
Bramble is impetuous, with a talent for attracting trouble, and she finds it when an accident brands her a criminal. But she can expect no mercy. Her dark colouring marks her as a Traveller, one of the despised original people of the domains. And the local gods are warning her to flee ...
A brilliant space opera from one of the great stylists of SF.
John Truck was to outward appearances just another lowlife spaceship captain. But he was also the last of the Centaurans - or at least, half of him was - which meant that he was the only person who could operate the Centauri Device, a sentient bomb which might hold the key to settling a vicious space war.
M. John Harrison's clas..
Agentul Tanner Mirabel porneste prin spatiu in urmatirea ucigasului Argent Reivich si ajunge pe neospitaliera planeta Yellowstone,in Chasm City - orasul condamnatilor. "Un maestru cantaret al operei spatiale" (The Times)
A wonderully exciting debut fantasy that recalls both Philip Pullman and Scott Lynch.
The Chathrand - The Great Ship, The Wind-Palace, His Supremacy's First Fancy - is the last of her kind - built 600 years ago she dwarves all the ships around her. The secrets of her construction are long lost. She was the pride of the Empire. The natural choice for the great diplomatic voyage to seal the pea..
The sequel to THE RED WOLF CONSPIRACY takes the Chathrand across the terrors of uncharted oceans and deeper into an age-old conspiracy.
THE RATS AND THE RULING SEA begins where THE RED WOLF CONSPIRACY ended; Thasha's wedding is hours away. It is a wedding that will both fulfil the promise of a mad god's return and see her murdered. Pazel has thwarted the sorcerer who would bring back the god ..
The continuing saga of the great ship Chathrand - not since Robin Hobb has fantasy taken to the waves in such high style.
The latest novel in Robert V.S. Redick's stunning and original fantasy epic is a taut race against time that takes the Chathrand across the seas in a desperate bid to stop the sorcerer Arunis unleashing the Swarm of Night.
From the mysterious River of Shadows to the Inf..
'Angela Carter meets Derek Jarman's Jubilee in a Max Ernst landscape. Excellent' Time Out
In a semi-tropical London, surrounded by paddy-fields, the people feed off the sun like plants, the young are raised in Child Gardens and educated by viruses, and the Consensus oversees the country, 'treating' non-conformism. Information, culture, law and politics are biological functions.
But Milena ..
Amber is the one real world, casting infinite reflections of itself -- Shadow worlds, that can be manipulated by those of royal Amberite blood. But the royal family is torn apart by jealousies and suspicion; the disappearance of the Patriach Oberon has intensified the internal conflict by leaving the throne apparently up for grabs. In a hospital on the Shadow Earth, a young man is recovering fro..
One of the very best must-read SF novels of all time.
James Blish's galaxy-spanning masterwork, originally published in four volumes, explores a future in which two crucial discoveries - antigravity devices which enable whole cities to be lifted from the Earth to become giant spaceships, and longevity drugs which enable their inhabitants to live for thousands of years - lead to the establishm..
Entertainment Weekly's 27 Female Authors Who Rule Sci-Fi and Fantasy Right Now All the Birds in the Sky ― Winner of the 2017 Nebula Award for Best Novel, Finalist for the 2017 Hugo Award for Best Novel“If you control our sleep, then you can own our dreams… And from there, it’s easy to control our entire lives.”January is a dying planet – divided between a permanently frozen darkness on one side, a..
Vreme de o mie de ani, oamenii din Alera au fost uniti datorita legaturii lor speciale cu Furiile - elementele esentiale ale pamantului, aerului, focului, apei si metalului. Dar acum lumea lor se schimba. Departe in Valea Calderon, tanarul Tavi se lupta cu lipsa lui de indemanare in folosirea furiilor: furia vantului nu il ajuta sa zboare, furia focului nu ii aprinde lampa. Si cum cel mai feroce..
De secole, elementele esentiale au protejat Alera de invazii, dar cel mai mare pericol pare tot mai aproape de casa… Tavi lupta cu o deceptie primejdioasa. Incearca sa mentina iluzia ca e student in vreme ce se antreneaza in secret pentru a deveni unul din spionii Prinului Lord. SI, pentru ca inca nu a invatat cum sa manipuleze elementele, e inca vulnerabil...
Primul Lord Gaius Sextus trebuie sa tina piept unei rebeliuni care ar putea distruge delicatul echilibru al puterilor din Alera, rebeliune instigata de marele Lord Kalare care a luat si ostatici-cheie. Cursor Amara a primit misiunea dificila de a-I salva. Dar Kalare face inimaginabulul: se uneste cu Canim, salbaticul dusman al taramului lor.
Dupa o lupta crancena, Tavi of Calderon a incheiat pana la urma o alianta cu cei mai vechi dusmani ai Alerei, salbaticii Canim, pe care trebuie acum sa ii escorteze pe lungul lor drum pe mare spre casa. Inumanul Vord si-a petrecut ultimii trei ani devastand pamanturile Canim...
The aging First Lord of Alera has fallen in battle. Yet his people must continue to resist an invading inhuman army. Desperate Alerans even pledge fealty to the Vord Queen to survive, turning the incredible power of Aleran furies back on their own people. And despite all efforts, the Alerans are being ground into dust and pushed to the farthest reaches of their own realm. However, Tavi has retur..
The first volume of the Coldfire Trilogy - an extraordinary feat of storytelling and imagination on a grand scale
Over a millennium ago, Erna, a seismically active yet beautiful world was settled by colonists from far-distant Earth. But the seemingly habitable planet was fraught with perils no one could have foretold, and the colonists found themselves caught in a desperate battle for surviva..
Set in the near future, over three hundred years before Pandora's Star and Judas Unchained, Peter F. Hamilton's Misspent Youth is a gripping introduction to the world of the Commonwealth Saga.
Jeff Baker is granted the gift of eternal youth. However, it's not all it seems . . .
It is 2040 and, after decades of research, we can finally rejuvenate a human being. At seventy-eight years old, Jeff B..
Cu speranta unei vieti mai bune, cinci veterani colonizeaza o insula abandonata. Iau cu ei tot ce le-ar trebui.: hrana, haine, unelte, arme, chiar si nevestele. Dar cand o descoperire neasteptata le zdruncina visul, incep sa inteleaga ca au adus cu ei mai mult decat era necesar. Se pare ca unul din ei a ascuns de ceilalti un secret teribil. Si cand adevarul incepe sa iasa la iveala, e clar ca ra..
The definitive collection of Conan stories, featuring the most distinctive and well known fantasy hero of all time
Conan the Cimmerian: he rose from boy-thief and mercenary to become king of Aquilonia. Neither supernatural fiends nor demonic sorcery could oppose the barbarian warrior as he wielded his mighty sword and dispatched his enemies to a bloody doom on the battlefields of the legendar..
Now on the acclaimed SF Masterworks list, D.G. Compton's extraordinary novel is a forgotten classic of British SF that exposed the pitfalls of voyeuristic entertainment decades before the likes of THE TRUMAN SHOW.
A few years in the future, medical science has advanced to the point where it is practically unheard of for people to die of any cause except old-age. The few exceptions provide the..
The first in the exhilarating British Fantasy Award-nominated Copper Cat Trilogy. Epic fantasy for fans of Robin Hobb and Jay Kristoff's Nevernight series.'A fast-paced and original new voice in heroic fantasy' Adrian Tchaikovsky , author of Children of TimeThere are some tall stories about the caverns beneath the Citadel - about magic and mages and monsters and gods.Wydrin of Crosshaven has heard..
A typically unsettling tale of different realities from a master of the genre
Yielding to a compulsion he can't explain, Ted Barton interrupts his vacation in order to visit the town of his birth, Millgate, Virginia. But upon entering the sleepy, isolated little hamlet, Ted is distraught to find that the place bears no resemblance to the one he left behind - and never did. He also discovers t..
Ancient Gods begin to stir and demand resurrection...A naked and crazy holy man leads a young warrior into the realm of the dead...In fear for his life, a young member of an evil race flees his home...An uneasy peace has settled upon Jillan's remote corner of the Empire, but he cannot return to his previous simple life. Tricked into a bargain with the manipulative God of Mayhem, he is forced to ..
An omnibus volume containing satire at its sharpest and most colourful by one of the genre's best-loved writers
Enter a decaying far, far future society, a time when anything and everything is possible, where words like 'conscience' and 'morality' are meaningless, and where heartfelt love blossoms mysteriously between Mrs Amelia Underwood, an unwilling time traveller, and Jherek Carnelian, a ..
Another thrilling read from the queen of YA smoulder, Becca Fitzpatrick. If you enjoyed Hush, Hush, you'll love Dangerous Lies. . .Stella Gordon's life is a lie.She does not belong in Thunder Basin, Nebraska. As the key witness in a murder trial, Stella is under witness protection, living a life she doesn't want.No one can know who she really is. Not even Chet Falconer, her hot, enigmatic neighbou..
One of the most influential anthologies of all time returns to print, as relevant now as when it was first published.
Anthologies seldom make history, but Dangerous Visions is a grand exception. Harlan Ellison's 1967 collection of science fiction stories set an almost impossibly high standard, as more than a half dozen of its stories won major awards - not surprising with a contributors list ..
The unsettling dreams begin for small-town reporter Will Barbee not long after he first meets the mysterious and beautiful April Bell. They are vivid, powerful and deeply disturbing nightmares in which he commits atrocious acts. And, one by one, his friends are meeting violent deaths. It is clear to Barbee that he is embroiled in something far beyond human understanding, something unspeakably ev..
A strange and compelling tale of alien warfare from the WORLD FANTASY AWARD-wining author of LITTLE, BIG.
For many generations the Just have been at war with the Protectors. In their strange world, supported by a huge pillar poised in the vast and mysterious Deep, ritual bloodshed and sorcery have obsessed the inhabitants since the beginning of time.
Half human, half machine, sexless and h..
In the year 2301, guns are only museum pieces and benign telepaths sweep the minds of the populace to detect crimes before they happen. In 2301 murder is virtually impossible, but one man is about to change that ...
Ben Reich, a psychopathic business magnate, has devised the ultimate scheme to eliminate the competition and destroy the order of his society. The Demolished Man is a masterpiece ..
A trecut un ceas de la rugaciune, dar n-a venit inca ora banilor. Istambul, Regina Oraselor, se trezeste cu un tipat. Explozia trece aproape neobservata in huruitul orasului care se trezeste. Un apartament se prabuseste. Apoi tacere. In adormitul district Eskikoy din Istambul se afla casa de dervis a lui Adam Dede. Vreme de sase zile intr-un Istambul incins, sase vieti impletesc o poveste de afa..
After World War III, the Servants of Wrath cult deified the mysterious Carlton Lufteufel, creator of the doomsday weapon that wiped out much of humanity. But to worship the man, they need an image of him as a god, and no one has ever seen him. So the high priests send a limbless master painter named Tibor McMasters into the wilderness on a mission to find Lufteufel and capture his likeness. Unfo..
A counter-culture classic and a classic of SF - a young man arrives in a near future US and writes a book that may be DHALGREN.
A young man arrives in the anarchic city of Bellona, in a near future USA. This world has two moons but could otherwise be our own.
The man, known only as 'the Kid', begins to write a novel called Dhalgren that begins where it ends.
Dhalgren is about the possib..
'A visionary steam-powered heavy metal fantasy. Gibson and Sterling create a high-Victorian virtual reality of extraordinary richness and detail' Ridley Scott, creator of ALIEN
The computer age has arrived a century ahead of time with Charles Babbage's perfection of his Analytical Engine. The Industrial Revolution, supercharged by the development of steam-driven cybernetic Engines, is in full..
This is the story of Jekub, the Dragon in the Hill with great big teeth and a great loud voice.
(Well, that’s according to the nomes, but they are only four inches tall.)
When humans threaten their new home in the quarry, the natural thing would be to run and hide. But the nomes have got the wild idea that they should fight back. After all, everyone knows that nomes are faster and smarter ..
The Principle of Simultaneity is a scientific breakthrough which will revolutionize interstellar civilization by making possible instantaneous communication. It is the life work of Shevek, a brilliant physicist from the arid anarchist world of Anarres.
But Shevek's work is being stifled by jealous colleagues, so he travels to Anarres's sister-planet Urras, hoping to find more liberty and tole..
Philip K. Dick's classic SF novel, which was adapted as the film BLADE RUNNER.
World War Terminus had left the Earth devastated. Through its ruins, bounty hunter Rick Deckard stalked, in search of the renegade replicants who were his prey. When he wasn't 'retiring' them with his laser weapon, he dreamed of owning a live animal - the ultimate status symbol in a world all but bereft of animal l..