Together for the first time in one volume--all four novels in the dark science fiction epic, the Morgaine Cycle. The gates were relics of a lost era, a linked network of portals that the ruthless Qual empire used to span Time and Space. The Science Buereau has come to believe that sometime, somewh...
Foreigner - 15
At last--Cajeiri has his young guests from the starship, three young folk entranced by weather and trees and creatures with minds of their own. It's all he dreamed of... But now safety is foremost: Cajeiri's grandfather has been assassinated, hostile Assassins Guild invaded Great-uncle's house, an...
Foreigner - 14
It's coming up on Cajeiri's birthday. The boy has been promised he can have the young human children he knew from his voyage sent down from the space station for a two week stay. But there's far a darker business going on in the background--a major split compromising the Assassins' Guild, which ...
Foreigner - 13
In the wake of civil war, Bren Cameron, the brilliant human diplomat of the alien atevi civilization, has left the capital and sought refuge at his country estate, Najida. But now he is trapped inside Najida-which has been surrounded by enemies- with the powerful grandmother of his ally, Tabiniaiji...
Foreigner - 12
The civil war among the alien atevi has ended. Tabini-aiji, powerful ruler of the Western Association, along with Cajeiri his son and heir, and his human paidhi, Bren Cameron, have returned to the Bujavid, their seat of power. But factions that remain loyal to the opposition are still present, a...
Foreigner - 11
The civil war among the alien Atevi has ended. Tabini-aiji, powerful ruler of the Western Association, along with Cajeiri, his son and heir, has returned to the Bujavid, his seat of power. But factions that remain loyal to the opposition are still present, and the danger these rebels pose is far fr...
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First in a brand-new Foreigner trilogy from Hugo Award winning author C. J. Cherryh. Cajeiri is the young son of the powerful leader of the Western Association?and he has become a target for forces bent on destroying his father?s rule. For Cajeiri is the first ateva youth to have lived in a huma...
Alliance-Union - 9
The direct sequel to the Hugo Award- winning novel Cyteen, Regenesis continues the story of Ariane Emory PR, the genetic clone of one of the greatest scientists humanity has ever produced, and of her search for the murderer of her progenitor?the original Ariane Emory. Murder, politics, deception, a...
This omnibus edition of two novels set in C.J. Cherryh's most renowned universe--the Union-Alliance Universe--marks the first time these books have been available in more than a decade. Merchanter's Luck is an unforgettable story of two spacers who accomplish something amazing together that neither...
Foreigner - 9
THE PRODIGY In the aftermath of civil war, the world of the atevi is still perilously unstable. Tabini-aiji, powerful ruler of the Western Association, along with his son and heir, and his human paidhi, Bren Cameron, have returned to their seat of power. The usurper, Murini, has escaped to the l...
Fortress - 4
Sixteen years have passed since the dramatic events of Fortress of Dragons, and Cefwyn, king at last, must rebuild his devastated kingdom. The embattled ruler is aided by his powerful friend Tristen Sihhe and two surprising allies in a struggle he must win: his two young sons. Elfwyn Aswydd, the ba...
Foreigner - 8
THE HUMAN TARGET Exhausted from a two-year rescue mission in space, the crew of the starship Phoenix return home to find disaster: civil war has broken out, the powerful Western Association has been overthrown, and Tabini-aiji, its forceful leader, is missing and may be dead. In a desperate m...
Foreigner - 7
THEIR WORLD AT WAR It has been two years since the starship Phoenix left Alpha Station on a rescue mission to a faraway sector of space where over four thousand human spacers were under attack by a hostile alien race. Now, exhausted from their journey, with resources strained by four thousand...
Barbarian Hordes vs. Sheer, Cold Reason Technology vs. Sorcery The Empire of Sabis is falling, besieged and overwhelmed by the army and hostile wizards of a more powerful empire. Still, it is not too late for a small group of philosopher-scientists to reverse the tide if they can convince the r...
Gene Wars - 2
From C.J. Cherryh, one of science fiction′s greatest writers and a 3-time Hugo Award "Best Novel" winner, comes the exciting and long-awaited follow-up to Hammerfall, the second novel of the Gene Wars, now in mass market. In the second volume of "The Gene Wars," C. J. Cherryh further explores...
Now, two of C.J. Cherryh's long-unavailable early classics are together in one omnibus edition. Brothers of Earth and Hunter of Worlds chronicle the survival of solitary humans among hostile, predatory aliens on the fringes of human-explored space-and represent Cherryh's early best....
Foreigner - 6
CLOSE ENCOUNTERS It has been nearly ten years since the starship Phoenix returned to the abandoned station orbiting the world of the alien atevi. This station, called Alpha, had been deserted for centuries following a rift between a faction of the station's inhabitants and the spacers' autocrati...
Celebrate 30 years of DAW Science Fiction Tad Williams € Brian Aldiss € Frederik Pohl € C.S. Friedman € C.J. Cherryh € Kate Elliot € Timothy Zahn Julie E. Czerneda € and other bestselling stars......
Foreigner - 5
THE POLITICS OF SPACE It has been over two centuries since the starship Phoenix disappeared into space, leaving a colony of humans to fend for themselves on the world of the alien atevi. Since then humans have lived in exile using a single diplomat, the paidhi, to trade bits of advanced technol...
Gene Wars - 1
Marak has suffered the madness his entire life. He is a prince and warrior, strong and shrewd and expert in the ways of the desert covering his planet. In the service of his father, he has dedicated his life to overthrowing the Ila, the mysterious eternal dictator of his world. For years he has suc...
Long out of print, these three acclaimed novels are among Cherryh's personal favourites. The Court of Camelot lives again in 'Port Eternity'. Invisible alien life inhabits the planet Freedom in 'Wave Without a Shore'. Finally, in 'Voyager in Night', a human space crew's collision with an alien ship...
C. J. Cherryh's upcoming new science fiction novel Hammerfall (Avon Eos, 7/01), is the perfect opportunity to revisit this author's strong backlist, including the latest book, Devil to the Belt (Warner, 12/00). Ranging from Earth to the asteroids and beyond, the acclaimed novels first published as ...
Fortress - 4
THE WALLS BETWEEN THE WORLDS ARE DOWN, A NEW UNFOLDING HAS BEGUN.. . It started long ago, as a war between the shadowy Immortals that persists today, as the wizard Mauryl's Shaping confronts the Shadows summoned from Chaos. Tristen is that Shaping. Both more and less than human, he successfully ...
Foreigner - 4
Over three years have passed since the reappearance of the starship "Phoenix," which two centuries before left an isolated colony of humans on the world of the volatile "atevi." Since that time, humans have lived in exile on the island of Mospheira; but the unexpected return of the "Phoenix "has sh...
Fortress - 3
"I DREAMED OF OWL. THAT MEANS WIZARDRY IS NEAR." Tristen is a weapon in an ancient war between wizardry and sorcery. He is a summoning and a shaping, brought to life by a wizard. And his sword is a weapon as well. Its keen blade, marked Illusion on one side and Truth on the other, once helped Tr...
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CHILD OF WIZARDRY Tristen is both more and less than a man. A summoning, a shaping, he was brought to life by a wizard, to serve a king yet to be crowned. Now the wizard is dead. And young Cefwyn is king. Cefwyn has a dream: a united Ylesuin, and a peace this land has never known. Cefwyn n...
Journey to a transitional time in the world, as the dawn of mortal man brings about the downfall of elven magic. But there remains one final place untouched by human hands?the small forest of Ealdwood, in which dwells Arafel the Sidhe, who has more love of the earth than any of her kind. This is a ...
Alliance-Union - 7
One of science fiction's most accomplished authors, C.J. Cherryh returns to the universe of her bestselling, Hugo Award-winning classics, Downbelow Station and Cyteen, with a thrilling, critically acclaimed new Merchanter novel of a starship-dwelling family struggling with legacies of the war that ...
A lethal mountain blizzard leads to a holocaust of madness and murder, but young rider Danny Fisher and the alien nighthorse Cloud must, protect a snowbound village beset by fear and greed. For the telepathic predators of the Wild, emotions are weapons, delusions can kill ...and humans are the most...
Foreigner - 3
THE RACE FOR SPACE Six months have passed since the reappearance of the starship Phoenix -- six months during which the alien atevi have striven to reconfigure their fledgling space program in a breakneck bid to take their place in the heavens alongside humans. But the return of the Phoenix has ...
Lives were at stake on the far side of the world; and no other person on Earth except Superman stood a chance of helping those people if that dam went. Four more dams were downriver. That whole region, rocked by earthquakes and deluged by spring rains, was in imminent danger.In this exciting novel,...
A forgotten colony lost on a planet of wild beauty and unimaginable danger. A people held together by a renegade band of outcast heroes, called to their destinies by alien dreams. A world of Riders and Nighthorses, their minds linked together on the knife-edge of an abyss--for even a single Nightho...
Fortress - 1
IT WAS A SHADOW AGE AND SHADOW PLACE Deep in an abandoned, shattered castle, an old man of the Old Magic muttered almost forgotten words. His purpose--to create out of the insubstance of the air, from a shimmering of light and a fluttering of shadows, that most wondrous of spells, a Shaping. A S...
Foreigner - 2
The first book in C.J.Cherryh's eponymous series, "Foreigner," begins an epic tale of the survivors of a lost spacecraft who crash-land on a planet inhabited by a hostile, sentient alien race. From its beginnings as a human-alien story of first contact, the Foreigner series has become a true scienc...
Foreigner - 1
It had been nearly five centuries since the starship Phoenix, lost in space and desperately searching for the nearest G5 star, had encountered the planet of the atevi. On this alien world, law was kept by the use of registered assassination, alliances were defined by individual loyalties not geogra...
Chanur - 5
Hilfy Chanur, once a member of her aunt's crew on Pride of Chanur, is now captain of her own vessel, Chanur's Legacy. It should have been the ideal existence for Hilfy, her fondest dream fulfilled, but instead the youong captain's increasingly hard-pressed to take care of her ship...
When a barvarian horde led by the young Jegrai invades the lands guarded by the Order, disaster seems inevitable. But scientist-mage Felaras discovers the truth behind the invasion--Jegrai's people aren't raiders but refugees, in search of sanctuary from powerful enemies!...
Alliance-Union - 1
Two asteroid miners find a dead, drifting ship--but its pilot, Paul Dekker, is alive, insane from shock, and screaming... screaming dues to a mystery that no one wants solved ... WHAT IS MAMA HIDING? Paul Dekker, a kid with a dream, wakes to a nightmare His ship is stolen, his future destroye...
Cardinal Boregy's murder has proven a catalyst for dangerous new political games among the Great Houses. As intrigues begin CO unwind, the death toll slowly mounts, shifting control in many of the Houses. To some this seems the perfect opportunity to dispose of Mondragon, and, framed for a murder h...
A PERILOUS LOVE In the folk-tales of pre-Christian Russia, the most dangerous ghost of all was the Rusalka, a murdered girl still seeking to exist by drawing the energy of life from all nearby living things. Once Pyetr Kochevikov had mocked belief in magic, as he rioted through life with the young...
Alliance-Union - 8
The spying, brainwashing, training tapes, and coercion run amok at Reseune, the city-sized laboratory on Cyteen where almost-human azi are grown and trained. Warped young scientist Justin and his azi, Grant, depend on each other for support. Little Ari Emory depends on her own azi: nursemaid Nellie...
ALAS FOR CHIYADEN It is a country of myths and demons, dragons and magic, a land long ruled by the spirits of wind and water. Alas, its human sphere is not so benignly governed. The old Emperor has died, and the heir is weak and timid. Vicious Lord Ghita reigns from the Phoenix Throne, and once-...
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The Hugo Award-winning SF saga is now available in one complete trade paperback edition, containing Cyteen: The Betrayal, The Rebirth and The Vindication. "A psychological novel, a murder mystery and an examination of power on a grand scale, encompassing light years and outsize lifetimes."--Locus....
Morgaine Saga - 3
There was a star Gate in Azeroth marked by alien fires that Morgaine must seal. But Morgaine and Vanye have brought devastation to the peaceful land. For the hordes of Shiuan were on their heels, determined to conquer a new land for themselves and to avenge their lost planet....
Morgaine Saga - 1
Scattered about the galaxy were the time-space, gates of a vanished alien race. Long before the rise of the native civilizations, they had terrorized a hundred worlds--not from villainy but from folly. Now the task was to destroy their potency for mischief. This is the story of one such Gate....
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The world of Shiuan was doomed. Rising waters and shattering earthquakes had sealed its fate. The only escape routes were the Gates. And just as this knowledge dawned on the desperate tribes and cities there appeared the woman Morgaine--whose mission was to seal Shiuan's Gates....
Merovin, the world that C.J. Cherryh built, a low-tech, inhospitable planet where the human survivors of a colony nearly destroyed by an enigmatic alien race still dwell, salvaging what they can, while awaiting the return of the alien menace or rediscovery by the Terrans who abandoned them in that ...
Chanur - 4
A FIRST CONTACT UNLIKE ANY OTHER When those strange entities called "humans" sent their first exploration ship into Compact space, the delicate power balances of the seven races of the Compact were catastrophically disrupted. And by giving shelter to Tully, the only human survivor of his mission...
IMAGES OUT OF TIME AND SPACE -- The terrifying, prophetic vision of a not-too-distant future here on Earth...An ever-changing journey through Gates in time with countless beginnings but only one End....A world where man and machine define life -- and death -- in contrary terms... A realm where ma...
Out of the underworld and into your heart! Rumor has it that there is a way out of Hell, through tunnels. Of course the rumors could he disinformation direct from the Father of Lies; all the Heroes of Hell who have assembled for the adventure know that. Though they do not know what hideous dangers ...
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Bet Yeager's shady past remains a carefully guarded secret aboard the Union spaceship Loki until an encounter with Mazian pirates forces her to reveal her intimate knowledge of their methods. Set in the same universe as Cyteen ( LJ 5/15/88), Cherryh's latest novel captures the acute sense of claust...
Chanur - 3
Chanur's Revenge. Kif power. Hani Pride... When the kif seized Hilfy and Tully, hani and human crew of the Pride of Chanur, they issued a challenge Pyanfar, captain of Pride, couldn't ignore, a challenge that was to take Pyanfar and her shipmates to Mkks station and into a deadl...
They named him Thorn. They told him he was of their people, although he was so different. He was ugly in their eyes, strange, sleek-skinned instead of furred, clawless, different. Yet he was of their power class: judge-warriors, the elite, the fighters, the defenders. Thorn knew that his diff...
MEROVINGEN C.J. Cherryh's fantastic city of canals, where the wealthy and powerful dwell in the highest towers, and the boaters, beggars, spies, and thieves lurk on the highly polluted interlacing waterways below.... MEROVINGEN where gutsy young canaler Altair Jones earns her livelihood on the...
Chanur - 2
Pyanfar Chanur thought she had seen the last of Tully, the lone human who had so disrupted the peace of Meetpoint Station and gained the Chanur clan the enmity of half a dozen races as well as their own. But in this striking sequel to the Hugo-nominated PRIDE OF CHANUR, Tully is back, bringing with...
Freedom was an isolated planet, off the spaceways track and rarely visited by commercial spacers. It wasn't that Freedom was inhospitable as planets go. The problem was that outsiders--tourists and traders--claimed the streets were crowded with mysterious characters in blue robes and with members o...
Two voyages, two ships. One had been en route for over a hundred thousand years, was the size of an asteroid, and its place of launching beyond the trace of any man-made telescope. Its crew was an enigma. The other ship had been out of Endeavor Station just a few months, was a tiny ore-prospector w...
Arafel - 2
They said that Ciaran Cuilean was fey -- that he had the touch of the Sidhe on him, and on his lands. And it was true. Elvish blood ran in his veins, and he had been to that other world -- that parallel and magical land of Eald, where Arafel, the Lady of Trees, held dominion. But what should ha...
Arafel - 1
It was that transitional time of the world, when man first brought the clang of iron and the reek of smoke to the lands which before had echoed with inhuman voices. In that dawn of man and death of magic there yet remained one last untouched place -- the small forest of Ealdwood -- which kept a tim...
"Set in the same future as #f r Inning Downbelow Station, but fully self-contain , i5`is a story on the classic theme of human underestimation of the alien. The 40,000 colonists on Gehenna are abandoned for political reasons. When the re-supply ships fail to arrive, the colony begins to collapse. B...
Their names were Lancelot, Elaine, Percivale, Gawain, Modred, Lynette and Vivien, but they were not characters from legend: They were made people, clone servants designed to suit the fancy of their opulent owner, the Lady Dela Kim. And they worked aboard the Maid, an anachronistic fantasy of a spac...
Alliance-Union - 4
His name was Sandor and he was the owner and entire crew of a tramp star-freighter that flew the Union planets under false papers and fake names. Her name was Allison and she was a proud but junior member of the powerful family whose mighty starship. Dublin Again, was the true queen of the space...
Chanur - 1
No one at Meetpoint Station had ever seen a creature like the Outsider. Naked-hided, blunt-toothed and blunt-fingered,Tully was the sole surviving member of his company--a communicative, spacefaring species hitherto unknown--and he was a prisoner of his discoverer/captors the sadistic, treacherous ...
Men had gone to the stars; they had trod the soil of distant planets and settled their colonies; yet the homeworld of Earth remained. It was legend; it was a place of nostalgia for mankind's lost youth; it was always there. For every son or daughter who had departed for the stars, there were those ...
Alliance-Union - 3
Pell's Star occupied the central spot in the coming conflict between Earth's tired stellar empire id the tough onslaught of its rebellious colonies. Whoever controlled Pell's Downbelow station held the key to Earth's defensive perimeter -- or the jumping off point for a Terrestrial offensive to reg...
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The constellation of Hydrus, known as the Serpent, is compact and obscure as seen from Earth's sky. Even in the great era of interstellar colonization it remained obscure. For it was under strict quarantine harboring an intelligent race, powerful, alien and inhuman. Yet there were human colonies...
After a hundred pioneer years the colony on Hestia seemed to be nearing its end. Its holdings on that green and fertile planet were still limited to a single river in one valley. Everywhere else hostile fauna hedged them in. A dam could break the deadlock, and they needed an engineer to construc...
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Sten Duncan had saved the lives of the last two of humanity's deadliest enemies, during the takeover of their planet Kesrith. Sten therefore felt responsible for them and for their future -- if any. For though the two mri were brother and sister, they represented different power-castes of their an...
Sten Duncan had saved the lives of the last warrior and the last priestess-queen of mankind's enemies, the mri. He had come to understand their ways and to value their code of honor. When they planned their escape and he was ordered to trap them, Sten fled into space with them instead. Far across t...
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This is the story of three people: Sten Duncan, a soldier of humanity; Niun, last warrior of the mri, humanity's enemies; Melein, priestess-queen of the final fallen mri stronghold. This is the story of two mighty species fighting for a galaxy: humanity driving out from Earth, and the enigmatic re...
Alliance-Union - 9
They were the mri-tall, secretive, bound by honor and the rigid dictates of their society. For aeons this golden-skinned, golden-eyed race had provided the universe mercenary soldiers of almost unimaginable ability. But now the mri have faced an enemy unlike any other-an enemy whose only way of war...
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The iduve were the most advanced spacefaring race in the galaxy. They travelled where they pleased in giant city-sized vessels, engrossed with their own affairs. The iduve were humanoids--with a difference: they were predators incapable of human emotions. Aiela was a world-survey officer who fo...
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SHE WAS PRIESTESS-RULER .. . in a world of humanoid aliens. Yet she was as human as he was, though their star-nations had been bitter enemies for two thousand years. "Welcome to my world, Kurt Morgan," she said. "We seem to be humanity's orphans in this limb of no-where. Kta t'Elas came and beg...