Travel out along the galaxy's Perseid Arm. Branch off to follow the ten thousand stars of Mircea's Wisp. Eventually you will come to the Purple Rose System - three stars, Lorca, Sing and Syrene, that seem about to drift away into the void. Three planets circle Syrene. On one, Cadwal, there is Life. Long ago the Naturalist Society of Earth ... [more]
A number one bestseller from the award-winning master of the literary and historical thriller genre: Robert Harris. A gripping, thrilling explosion into Russia's mysterious history... When historian Fluke Kelso learns of the existence of a secret notebook belonging to Josef Stalin he is determined to track it down, whatever the consequence ... [more]
The trouble started when Howard Sykes came home from school and found the "goon" sitting in the kitchen. He said he'd been sent by Archer. But who was Archer? It had to do with the 2,000 words that Howard's author father had failed to deliver. It soon became clear not only that Archer wanted those words, but that his wizard siblings, Hatha ... [more]
The first volume of a fantasy trilogy. Sam Joyce and his daughter Chrissa have both been transported back in time. Only they can save the 20th century world from the dark powers that will bring holocaust and plague.
Earth's last hope? The Arc, a being of immense power, trapped within a continuum too small, fights for its freedom. Its monumental struggle will touch a few select individuals on Earth - and in doing so, change their lives forever. The Arc may also be the last hope for humanity's survival. Author's Note: The volumes of this series can each ... [more]
Johnny Parent was driven by a furious anger - anger against the cocky aliens from out space and anger against the company which had hire him to build the space drive which would lift the quarantine against Earth. It was a tough problem - made tougher by the company's double-dealing. And Johnny didn't relish the thought of cracking it with ... [more]
When the Iraq war began, conservationist Lawrence Anthony could think of only one thing: the fate of the Baghdad Zoo, located in the city center and caught in the war's crossfire. Once Anthony entered Baghdad he discovered that full-scale combat and uncontrolled looting had killed nearly all the animals of the zoo. But not all of them. U.S ... [more]
All Klingons revere the Day of Honor, their most sacred holiday, but the true nature of honor can be a matter worth fighting over.... Dispatched on a secret mission to investigate the raids, Commander Worf of Deep Space Nine and the crew of the Defiant find themselves trapped on a an alien world threatened by global cataclysm -- trapped al ... [more]
From the point of view of 2050, you're history Theological warfare. Elvis on an epic time-travel journey - the Presliad. Buddhavision - a network bigger than God (and more powerful, too). Nasty nuclear leftovers. Naughty sex habits. Dalai Dan (the 153rd reincarnation of the Lama of that ilk) and Barry, the talkative Time Sprout. Even with ... [more]
After a year of magical combat, the world is in ruins, and the few surviving wizards, including two stranded Californians, must take to the offensive Since the Dark Ones returned, the world has been laid to waste. The land’s wizards have been slaughtered, its cities destroyed, and its people scattered in terror, and few have witnessed more ... [more]
When Adam Eddington, a gifted marine biology student, makes the acquaintance of blond and beautiful Kali Cutter at Kennedy International Airport on his way to Portugal to spend the summer working for the renowned scientist Dr. O’Keefe, he has no idea that this seemingly chance meeting will set into motion a chain of events he will be unabl ... [more]
It is 700 years after the age of destruction and London is just a forest. Britain is no longer an independent state but a primitive outpost of the Euro-African Federation. All is not well at the settlement near Avebury. The native Britons do not like the new Britons who have 'come home' from Euro-Africa, dancing a bizarre, twenty-two-man c ... [more]
Superbly illustrated and clearly written Neuroanatomical Basis of Clinical Neurology bridges the gap between the twin disciplines of neuroanatomy and neurology, aiding the understanding of neurologic disorders by investigating their anatomic basis. The extensive coverage of the peripheral and central nervous systems in the context of neuro ... [more]
Twelve-year-old Artemis is a millionaire, a genius, and - above all - a criminal mastermind. But Artemis doesn't know what he's taken on when he kidnaps a fairy, Captain Holly Short of the LEPrecon Unit. These aren't the fairies of the bedtime stories - they're dangerous!
The evil pixie Opal Koboi has spent the last year in a self-induced coma, plotting her revenge on all those who foiled her attempt to destroy the LEPrecon fairy police. And Artemis Fowl is at the top of her list. After his last run-in with the fairies, Artemis had his mind wiped of his memories of the world belowground. But they have not f ... [more]
Here is a beautifully haunting tale of one of Western civilization's best-loved sagas, the story of King Arthur, Britain's greatest monarch. Filled with the joy and sorrow of Celtic life, Lawhead's trilogy takes us to ancient Britain, where history and myth come together. (Good News)
The year is 1199, the place the Welsh Marches. Young Arthur de Caldicot is given a shining stone in which his legendary namesake is revealed. In 100 short chapters that brilliantly evoke life in a medieval manor, stories of the boy King Arthur begin to echo and anticipate the secrets and mysteries that emerge in his own life. ¿¿ as bright ... [more]
From cabinets of curiosities to assemblages of found objects and imitations of museum displays, artists have often turned their attention to the ideas and systems traditionally embodied in the museum display, archiving, classification, storage, curatorship which they have then appropriated, mimicked and reinterpreted in their own work. Cit ... [more]
This science fiction-suspense tale begins "in the English village where Alan Fraser had lived all his life. The shopkeepers, the folks next door, the village constable, the delivery man--they were all his friends...and then came the girl, the mysterious stranger, and chaos and danger." Publisher's note.
The terrible war between the Earth Federation and the Herculean Empire has been over for three centuries. The Herculeans had been over for three centuries. The Herculeans had been defeated, their planet reduced to a burnt-out cinder, the few surviving remnants of their people living in a religious commune on Myraa's World, half a galaxy aw ... [more]
In the twilight of his career, Kirk follows a mysterious young woman who offers him the ultimate temptation--a chance to recapture his youth.
The Paratwa are back, wreaking wholesale slaughter, destroying everything in their path without rhyme or reason. And as the body count grows, it looks like the question isn't whether or not the Paratwa will succeed in decimating the last vestiges of mankind--but when. Martin's Press.