C.J. Cherryh


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    Space Opera

    Apr-2016

    Foreigner - 17

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    Science Fiction

    Sep-2015

    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 Bu...

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    Space Opera

    Apr-2015

    Foreigner - 16

    It’s been a year of upheaval, since Bren Cameron’s return from space -- a year when he and the aiji-dowager, one of his most powerful atevi allies, returned home from their two-year interstellar mission to find the government over­thrown and the...

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    Space Opera

    Apr-2014

    Foreigner - 15

    Civil war on the world of the atevi is finally over. And Cajeiri, son and heir of Tabini-aiji, atevi leader of the dominant Western Association, is about to celebrate his fortunate ninth birthday. Bren Cameron, brilliant human diplomat allied with Ta...

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    Space Opera

    Apr-2013

    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 majo...

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    Space Opera

    Mar-2012

    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...

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    Space Opera

    Apr-2011

    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 re...

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    Space Opera

    May-2010

    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 pr...

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    Space Opera

    May-2009

    Foreigner - 10

    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...

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    Science Fiction

    Jan-2009

    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 orig...

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    Science Fiction

    Mar-2008

    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 a...

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    Space Opera

    Feb-2007

    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...

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    Fantasy

    Nov-2006

    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 mu...

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    Space Opera

    Mar-2006

    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...

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    Space Opera

    Feb-2005

    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 ...

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    Fantasy

    Jan-2005

    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-scientis...

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    Science Fiction

    Jun-2004

    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 o...

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    Science Fiction / Fantasy

    Feb-2004

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    Science Fiction

    Sep-2003

    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-an...

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    Space Opera

    Nov-2002

    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...

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    in 30th Anniversary DAW: Science Fiction

    Science Fiction

    2002

    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......

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    Space Opera

    Nov-2001

    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 diplom...

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    Science Fiction

    Jul-2001

    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 et...

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    General Fiction

    Dec-2000

    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', ...

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    Science Fiction

    Dec-2000

    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...

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    Fantasy

    May-2000

    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...

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    Space Opera

    Nov-1999

    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; ...

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    Fantasy

    Jan-1999

    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 o...

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    Fantasy

    Jan-1998

    Fortress - 2

    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...

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    General Fiction

    Dec-1997

    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 l...

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    Space Opera

    Aug-1997

    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...

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    Science Fiction

    Sep-1996

    Rider {Finisterre} - 2

    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 weapo...

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    Space Opera

    Apr-1996

    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 alo...

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    Fantasy

    1996

    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 rain...

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    Fantasy

    Aug-1995

    Rider {Finisterre} - 1

    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 ...

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    Fantasy

    May-1995

    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 shad...

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    Space Opera

    May-1995

    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 conta...

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    Space Opera

    Sep-1994

    Alliance-Union - 6

    Cargo Chief Marie Hawkins' obsessive vendetta against Captain Austin Bowe sparks a blood feud until Marie disappears, and when her son, Tom, tries to find her, he is shanghaied by Bowe's crewmen, and learns the truth of his mother's hate....

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    Fantasy

    Jul-1994

    Avoiding other humans because of the curse placed on him, Caithe mac Sliabhan nevertheless aids a strange couple who claim to be husband and wife but look like twins to Caith and who are under the spell of a witch. ...

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    Space Opera

    Feb-1994

    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, alliance...

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    Space Opera

    Jun-1993

    Alliance-Union - 2

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    Science Fiction

    Aug-1992

    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 i...

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    Fantasy

    1992

    Yuri, the youngest prince in the kingdom of Maggiar, secretly follows an expedition comprised of the Princes Bogdan and Tamas and their men to the land over-mountain to seek an answer to their troubles. Reprint....

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    Fantasy

    Oct-1991

    The Russian Stories - 3

    Ilyana is always careful to avoid the temptations of her gift, until she began to fall in love with a ghostly spring visitor and realizes that he is an evil wizard returned from the dead to take revenge on her mother. Reprint....

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    Science Fiction

    Sep-1991

    Sword of Knowledge - 3

    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 ...

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    Science Fiction

    Aug-1991

    Merovingen Nights - 7

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    Space Opera

    May-1991

    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 ...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-1991

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    Science Fiction

    Nov-1990

    Merovingen Nights - 6

    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...

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    Fantasy

    Oct-1989

    The Russian Stories - 1

    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 i...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-1989

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    Science Fiction

    Sep-1989

    Merovingen Nights - 5

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    Space Opera

    Apr-1989

    Alliance-Union - 8

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    Space Opera

    Mar-1989

    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 A...

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    Science Fiction

    Sep-1988

    Merovingen Nights - 4

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    Fantasy

    Jul-1988

    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 Lor...

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    Space Opera

    May-1988

    Alliance-Union - 8

    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, encompas...

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    Science Fiction

    May-1988

    Merovingen Nights - 3

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    Science Fiction

    Jan-1988

    Morgaine Saga - 4

    Morgaine must meet her greatest challenge--Gault, who is both human and alien, and also seeks control of the world and its Gate. She will meet the true Gatemaster--a mysterious lord with power as great, or greater, than her own....

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    Science Fiction

    Jan-1988

    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...

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    Science Fiction

    Jan-1988

    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 mi...

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    Science Fiction

    Jan-1988

    Morgaine Saga - 2

    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...

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    Science Fiction

    Oct-1987

    Merovingen Nights - 2

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    Fantasy

    Jul-1987

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    Science Fiction

    Apr-1987

    Merovingen Nights - 1

    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 redis...

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    Fantasy

    Feb-1987

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    Science Fiction

    1987

    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...

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    in The Blood of Ten Chiefs

    Fantasy

    Dec-1986

    The Wolfriders lived for ten thousand years on the World of Two Moons, before Cutter, Blood of Ten Chiefs, was born to lead them to freedom. A lot can happen in ten thousand years.......

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    in Rebels in Hell

    Fantasy

    Jul-1986

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    in Rebels in Hell

    Fantasy

    Jul-1986

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    Science Fiction

    May-1986

    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 -- a...

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    Fantasy

    Apr-1986

    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 th...

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    Space Opera

    Feb-1986

    Alliance-Union - 5

    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'...

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    Science Fiction

    1986

    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 a...

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    Science Fiction

    1986

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    Science Fiction

    Oct-1985

    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 fig...

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    Science Fiction

    1985

    Merovingen Nights - 2

    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...

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    in The Eternal City

    Fantasy

    1985

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    General Fiction

    Jan-1985

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    Science Fiction

    Jan-1985

    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-nomina...

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    Science Fiction

    Sep-1984

    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 myste...

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    Science Fiction

    Apr-1984

    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 Stati...

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    Fantasy

    Aug-1983

    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 Lad...

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    Fantasy

    Mar-1983

    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 --...

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    Space Opera

    1983

    Alliance-Union -

    "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...

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    Science Fiction

    Oct-1982

    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 ab...

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    Space Opera

    Jul-1982

    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 starsh...

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    Science Fiction

    Jan-1982

    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 ...

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    Science Fiction

    May-1981

    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 ...

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    Space Opera

    Feb-1981

    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 jum...

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    Space Opera

    Aug-1980

    Alliance-Union - 12

    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, al...

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    Science Fiction

    Sep-1979

    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 ...

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    Space Opera

    Apr-1979

    Alliance-Union - 10

    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, th...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-1979

    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, Ste...

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    Space Opera

    Aug-1978

    Alliance-Union - 11

    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: huma...

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    Space Opera

    1978

    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 enem...

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    Space Opera

    Aug-1977

    Alliance-Union - 14

    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 emot...

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    Space Opera

    Oct-1976

    Alliance-Union - 13

    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 ...

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