Mercedes Lackey


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    General Fiction

    Dec-2015

    In March 1987, Mercedes Lackey, a young author from Oklahoma, published her first novel, " Arrows of the Queen." No one could have envisioned that this modest book about a magical land called Valdemar would be the beginning of a fantasy masterwork se...

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    Epic Fantasy

    Oct-2015

    Herald Spy - 2

    Mags was a Herald of Valdemar. But he had once lived the brutal life of a child slave. When he was Chosen by his Companion Dallen, his young life was saved, and he slowly adjusted to being well fed, educated, and treasured as a trainee in the Herald'...

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    Action Adventure

    Sep-2015

    They came after the Diseray. Some were terrors ripped from our collective imaginations, remnants of every mythology across the world. And some were like nothing anyone had ever dreamed up, even in their worst nightmares. Monsters. Long ago, the barri...

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    Fantasy

    Jun-2015

    Elemental Masters - 12

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    Fantasy

    Dec-2014

    In March 1987, Mercedes Lackey, a young author from Oklahoma, published her first novel, Arrows of the Queen. No one could have envisioned that this modest book about a magical land called Valdemar would be the beginning of a fantasy masterwork serie...

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    Space Opera

    Dec-2014

    The Secret World Chronicles - 4

    Destroying the Thulian North American Headquarters has not made life easier for ECHO, or the world. The Thulians continue their attacks, first in unpredictable incursions, then with another all-out assault on ECHO, orchestrated against ECHO headquart...

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    Epic Fantasy

    Oct-2014

    Herald Spy - 1

    Mags was once an enslaved orphan living a harsh life in the mines, until the King's Own Herald discovered his talent and trained him as a spy. Now a Herald in his own right, at the newly established Heralds' Collegium, Mags has found a supportive fam...

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    Contemporary Romance

    Aug-2014

    NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Mercedes Lackey is magical in a world with fractured fairytales that lead to Happily Ever Afters…THE SLEEPING BEAUTYIn the land of The Five Hundred Kingdoms, avoiding Tradition takes wits, luck and a lot of determi...

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    Fantasy

    Jun-2014

    Elemental Masters - 11

    Rosamund is an Earth Master in the Schwarzwald, the ancient Black Forest of Germany. Since the age of ten, she has lived with her teacher, the Hunt Master and Earth Magician of the Schwarzwald Foresters, a man she calls "Papa." Her adoptive Papa resc...

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    Fantasy

    Apr-2014

    Includes a brand-new story featuring Sookie Stackhouse and Manfred Bernardo ALL-NEW TALES OF UNUSUAL ATHLETICS BY JAN BURKE * DANA CAMERON * ADAM-TROY CASTRO * BRENDAN DuBOIS * CHARLAINE HARRIS * TONI L. P. KELNER * CAITLIN KITTREDGE * WILLIAM KENT ...

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    Science Fiction

    Jan-2014

    The Secret World Chronicles - 3

    From New York Times best-seller and science fiction and fantasy mistress of adventure Mercedes Lackey, Book #3 in a new pulse-pounding saga of modern-day humans with superpowers. The metaheroes deal with supervillain Verdegris, who seeks to destroy ...

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    Fantasy

    Dec-2013

    Elemental Masters - 10

    In March 1987, Mercedes Lackey, a young author from Oklahoma, published her first novel, Arrows of the Queen. No one could have envisioned that this modest book would be the beginning of a fantasy career that would span decades and more than a hundre...

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    Fantasy

    Oct-2013

    The Collegium Chronicles - 5

    Mags returns to the Collegium, but there are mixed feelings--his included--about him actually remaining there. No one doubts that he is and should be a Herald, but he is afraid that his mere presence is going to incite more danger right in the heart ...

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    Fantasy

    Jun-2013

    Elemental Masters - 9

    The new novel in Mercedes Lackey’s bestselling series of an alternative Edwardian Britain, where magic is real -- and Elemental Masters are in control. Lionel Hawkins is a magician whose act is only partially sleight of hand. The rest is real ma...

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    Fantasy

    Dec-2012

    Elemental Masters - 8

    Among Mercedes Lackey’s many novels, few are as critically acclaimed and beloved as those about the Elemental Masters. The novels in this series are loosely based on classic fairy tales, and take place in a fantasy version of turn-of-the-century Lo...

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    Fantasy

    Oct-2012

    The Collegium Chronicles - 4

    Mags, a young Herald trainee in Haven, the capital city of Valdemar, has very rare talents. Recognising this, the King's Own Herald trains Mags as a spy, tasking him with uncovering the secrets of a mysterious new enemy who has taken an interest in M...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2012

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    Fantasy

    Jun-2012

    Elemental Masters - 7

    In Edwardian Britain, magic is real. And Masters of the Elements control Fire, Water, Air, and Earth... Mari Prothero has lived all her life with her father, Daffyd, in a tiny fishing village on the coast of Wales. Though Daffyd takes his boat out...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-2012

    Excalibur came to Michael, told him he was King Arthur reborn, and showed him all the good he could do in the world. It is said that those who don't remember history are doomed to repeat it. What about those who do remember? This story originally app...

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    Fantasy

    Apr-2012

    THE WITCHES OF KARRES ARE BACK—AND NOW THERE'S ALSO A WIZARD!It just wasn't fair! Captain Pausert had foiled the deadliest of space pirates and eliminated the threat of the Worm World, yet his troubles kept piling up.Sent on a secret mission to sto...

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    Science Fiction

    Feb-2012

    The Secret World Chronicles - 2

    After an Earth-scarring apocalyptic battle, the meta-humans have turned back a massive invasion of super-science powered Nazi war machines -- and at least driven whoever is in ultimate control of them to pause and regroup. Now meta-hero organizations...

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    Fantasy

    Dec-2011

    In March 1987, a young author from Oklahoma published her first novel, Arrows of the Queen. This modest book about a magical land called Valdemar was the beginning of a fantasy masterwork series that would span decades and include more than two dozen...

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    Paranormal Romance

    Oct-2011

    A Tale of the Five Hundred Kingdoms - 8

    The eldest daughter is often doomed in fairy tales. But Bella -- Isabella Beauchamps, daughter of a wealthy merchant -- vows to escape the usual pitfalls. Anxious to avoid the Traditional path, Bella dons a red cloak and ventures into the forbidd...

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    Fantasy

    Oct-2011

    The Collegium Chronicles - 3

    In Mercedes Lackey's classic coming-of-age story, the orphan Magpie pursues his quest for his parent's identity with burning urgency-while also discovering another hidden talent and being trained by the King's Own Herald as an undercover agent for Va...

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    Fantasy

    Jun-2011

    Elemental Masters - 6

    Richard Whitestone is an Elemental Earth Master. Blaming himself for the death of his beloved wife in childbirth, he has sworn never to set eyes on his daughter, Suzanne. But when he finally sees her, a dark plan takes shape in his twisted mind-to us...

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    Science Fiction

    Mar-2011

    The Secret World Chronicles - 1

    The world had become used to the metahumans -- people sometimes perfectly ordinary,but sometimes quite extraordinary in appearance -- who mostly worked with their governments as high-powered peace officers, fighting crime, and sometimes fighting rogu...

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    Fantasy

    Dec-2010

    This collection contains 16 original stories set in Lackey's bestselling Valdemar universe ("Arrows of the Queen"), written by such fantasy luminaries as Tanya Huff, Mickey Zucker Reichert, and Judith Tarr. Includes a new Valdemar novella by Lackey....

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    General Fiction

    Nov-2010

    Martis - 1

    When Martis first met her new bodyguard, she thought she'd be the one protecting him. He was young, small, and didn't even wear armor. But when they rode out together on a dangerous mission, she discovered that he had skills she never would have susp...

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    Urban Fantasy

    Nov-2010

    A Diana Tregarde Investigation - 4

    New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Mercedes Lackey presents three exciting short urban fantasy novels featuring three resourceful heroines and three different takes on the modern world and on magics both modern and ancient. Arcanum 10...

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    Fantasy

    Oct-2010

    The Collegium Chronicles - 2

    Magpie is a thirteen-year-old orphan chosen by one of the magical Companion horses of Valdemar and taken to the capital city, Haven, to be trained as a Herald. Like all Heralds, Magpie learns that he has a hidden Gift-the Gift of telepathy. But l...

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    Fantasy

    Oct-2010

    A Tale of the Five Hundred Kingdoms - 7

    Kidnapping Persephone should have been an easy task. But in the Five Hundred Kingdoms, nothing's ever simple -- and the wrong blonde goddess is stolen by mistake, leaving Prince Leopold without his new bride. At least until he braves the realm of the...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2010

    Shipscat - 4

    Bringing cats to the planet to kill the local vermin seemed like a great idea, until they discovered the existence of a sect that revered the vermin as children of their god.This story was previously published in the anthology Werehunter, Apr 1999....

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2010

    Shipscat - 3

    When Dick White set out to discover the origins of the ship's new cat, he certainly never expected to find himself involved with the Drug Interdiction group of the Patrol.This story was originally published in the anthology Catfantastic IV, Aug 1996....

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2010

    Tarma and Kethry had managed to get stranded in a place where they couldn't find a new job. When their only way out was into the magic-infested chaos of the Pelagir Hills, Tarma was worried, but then Kethry's enchanted sword Need led them to their ne...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2010

    Shipscat - 1

    The Captain thought that their shipscat would be an asset at the trade negations, so he ordered Dick to bring her with them. Dick had warned her repeatedly not to hunt on this planet, but what cat ever does what a human tells her to?...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2010

    Vows and Honor -

    Kethry encounters Mara, an old schoolmate from White Winds--and discovers that Mara, who didn't learn much about magic at school, has discovered another source of magic, one powerful enough to kill both her and Kethry.This story was originally publis...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2010

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    General Fiction

    Jul-2010

    Herald Enna didn't want to return to her home village, didn't want to see the people who would remember her from when she was a young girl, and especially didn't want to see Bard Jordie Ambersen again. But Heralds go where they are sent, so she didn'...

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    Fantasy

    Jul-2010

    A Tale of the Five Hundred Kingdoms - 6

    Heavy is the head -- and the eyelids -- of the princess who wears the crown... In Rosamund's realm, happiness hinges on a few simple beliefs: For every princess there's a prince. The king has ultimate power. Stepmothers should never be trusted. And...

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2010

    Secret World War -

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    General Fiction

    Jun-2010

    Secret World War -

    Jeanne Blanchette started out as an airplane-mad girl and grew up to be a pilot. But a fight against Valkeyria, a German metahuman, changed her into La Faucon Blanc, France's greatest -- and strangest -- aviatrix....

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    Fantasy

    Dec-2009

    Sixteen of today's hottest fantasy authors--including Tanya Huff, Mickey Zucker Reichert, Fiona Patton, and Judith Tarr--visit Lackey's world of Valdemar, adding their own special touches. Includes a brand-new novella by Lackey....

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    Fantasy

    Oct-2009

    Gwenhwyfar - 1

    Gwenhwyfar moves in a world where gods walk among their pagan worshipers, where nebulous visions warn of future perils, and where there are two paths for a woman: the path of the Blessing or the rarer path of the Warrior. Gwenhwyfar chooses the latte...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-2009

    Quoth, the raven, was a familiar who had specialized in training odd witches for centuries. But even he was having trouble adjusting to his newest witch, which meant that the rest of the world should definitely beware. This story was originally publi...

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    in Moving Targets and Other Tales of Valdemar

    Fantasy

    Dec-2008

    Sixteen original stories set in mercedes lackey's valdemar universe Includes a new novella by Mercedes Lackey! Today's hottest fantasy authors visit Mercedes Lackey's bestselling world of Valdemar, adding their own special touches to the ancien...

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    Fantasy

    Oct-2008

    The Collegium Chronicles - 1

    THE BUILDING OF THE HERALDS' COLLEGIUM Mags had slaved at the gem mines for as long as he could remember, completely unaware of how unusual his paltry existence was -- until some strangers on huge white horses forced their way past the mine owners a...

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    Fantasy

    Jun-2008

    A Tale of the Five Hundred Kingdoms - 5

    Aleksia, Queen of the Northern Lights, is mysterious, beautiful and widely known to have a heart of ice. No one would seek her wisdom except as a last resort. But when she's falsely accused of unleashing evil on nearby villages, she realizes there's ...

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    Fantasy

    Oct-2007

    Elemental Masters - 5

    NOT JUST YOUR AVERAGE CAT.... Ninette Dupond was a dancer with the Paris Opera Ballet. She had been very lucky -- if she had not been pretty, and a natural dancer, she could only have become what her mother had been: a washerwoman, or perhaps if she ...

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    Fantasy

    Mar-2007

    A Tale of the Five Hundred Kingdoms - 4

    In the Five Hundred Kingdoms, never believe what your eyes tell you... The seventh daughter of the Sea King, Ekaterina is more than a pampered princess--she's also the family spy. Which makes her the perfect emissary to check out interesting happeni...

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    Fantasy

    Oct-2006

    The Dragon Jousters - 4

    In the fourth and final novel of Mercedes Lackey's "Dragon Jousters" series, Kiron, the man who had once been a dragon-boy called Vetch, has united the dragon riders and managed to rid their world of both war and magical domination. But are the evil ...

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    Fantasy

    Jan-2006

    A Tale of the Five Hundred Kingdoms - 3

    When a dragon storms the castle, what should a (virgin) princess do? Why, turn to her studies, of course! But nothing practical-minded Princess Andromeda of Acadia finds gives a definitive solution. The only Traditional answer, though, is soothing t...

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    Fantasy

    Dec-2005

    In March 1987, Mercedes Lackey, a young author from Oklahoma, published her first novel, Arrows of the Queen. No one could have envisioned that this modest book about a magical land called Valdemar would be the beginning of a fantasy masterwork serie...

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    in Winter Moon

    Fantasy

    Nov-2005

    A Tale of the Five Hundred Kingdoms - 2

    In an isolated land where the lure of the "Moontide" leads to shipwrecks, a woman is torn between obeying her father or her king. When she chooses to follow a Fool, she discovers magic she'd never expected...at a price that might be too high.......

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    Fantasy

    Oct-2005

    Elemental Masters - 4

    SCHOOL OF MAGIC The letter that introduced twelve-year-old Sarah Jane Lyon-White to Isabelle Harton, who ran the Harton School in central London, seemed quite simple and straightforward. Bat it was what was not written in the letter that resonated...

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2005

    He could cope with being the man of the house after his father was killed in the War, but when the Devil decided to come after his sister, Seth knew he needed some extra help.This story was originally published in Bedlam's Edge in 2005....

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    General Fiction

    Aug-2005

    Nigel Peters spent most of his life defusing bombs, which is not a common career choice. But his reason for choosing this career was even less common, perhaps even unique. This story was first published in BEDLAM'S EDGE, Aug 2005....

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    Fantasy

    Mar-2005

    The Dragon Jousters - 3

    The Lost City of the Desert Kiron had achieved more than he had ever dreamed possible. On the back of his dragon, Avatre, he had crossed the vast desert and reached Alta, the kingdom of his birth. Once there, he had been accepted into the Jousters...

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    Fantasy

    Oct-2004

    Elemental Masters - 4

    THE EVIL OF BLOOD-FUELED MAGIC Eleanor Robinson's life had shattered when Father volunteered for the Great War, leaving her alone with a woman he had just married. Then the letter had come that told of her father's death in the trenches and though...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-2004

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    Fantasy

    Mar-2004

    The Dragon Jousters - 2

    DRAGON RIDER Vetch had done the unimaginable. He had secretly raised his own baby dragon, a crimson female he named Avatre, and when she first took flight he had been on her back. Although Avatre was new to flight, with the help of his trainer and...

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    Paranormal Romance

    Jan-2004

    A Tale of the Five Hundred Kingdoms - 1

    In the land of the Five Hundred Kingdoms, if you can't carry out your legendary role, life is no fairy tale.... Elena Klovis was supposed to be her kingdom's Cinderella--until fate left her with a completely inappropriate prince! So she set out to...

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    General Fiction

    Jan-2004

    Ring of Fire -

    Hippie Tom Stone insists on giving away his pharmaceutical products, but his beloved's father feels firmly that any prospective son-in-law must have an income. So now Tom must find a way to convince Herr Edelmann that he is worthy of Magdalena's hand...

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    Fantasy

    Dec-2003

    VALDEMAR A decade and a half ago Mercedes Lackey published Arrows of the Queen, the story of an outcast girl whose life takes a dramatic turn when she is "Chosen" by a mysterious horselike Companion and is inducted into the ranks of an elite corp ...

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    Fantasy

    Nov-2003

    Heralds of Valdemar - 3

    QUEEN OF HEARTS Alberich was a Herald of Valdemar, but once he had been a captain in the army of Karse. It hadn't been easy for Alberich to transfer his loyalties, nor had it been easy for the court of Valdemar to accept a Karsite Herald. But Albe...

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    Paranormal Romance

    Nov-2003

    In Lady Gwynhefar's dark, lonely court, her only ally was noble Sir Elloran, a warrior willing to fight for her honor. But would her powerful spell capture his heart -- or tumble the kingdom into chaos?...

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    Fantasy

    Mar-2003

    The Dragon Jousters - 1

    THE SECRET OF THE DRAGONS Vetch was an Altan serf working the land which had once been his family's farm. Young and slight, Vetch would have died of overwork, exposure, and starvation if not for the anger which was his only real sustenance--anger ...

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    Fantasy

    Oct-2002

    Heralds of Valdemar - 2

    TRAINING THE ENEMY Alberich had spent most of his youth in the Karsite military schools training to be an officer. As the son of an impoverished mother, he had had no other career choice open to him. And Alberich had risen in the ranks with almost...

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    Fantasy

    Apr-2002

    Elemental Masters - 3

    SHADOWED BY A SPELL For seventeen years, Marina Roeswood had lived in an old, rambling farmhouse in rural Cornwall in the care of close friends of her wealthy, aristocratic parents. As the ward of bohemian artists in Victorian England, she had gro...

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    Fantasy

    Oct-2001

    Heralds of Valdemar - 1

    TO CATCH A THIEF Skif was an orphan. For as long as he could remember he had worked as a drudge in his Uncle Londer's dreary inn_: in the slums of Haven. Sleeping on a pile of rags under, the stairs, wakened before dawn to do the lowliest and filt...

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    Fantasy

    Mar-2001

    Elemental Masters - 2

    STALKED BY SORCERY Maya Witherspoon lived most of the first twenty-five years of her life in her native India. As the daughter of a prominent British physician and a Brahmin woman of the highest caste, she graduated from the University of Delhi as...

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    Fantasy

    May-2000

    A CURSE OF FIRE When Archer and Nel Chitward moved their family from a small rural village to the bustling city of Haven, it was cause for great celebration. After all, their textile skills had made them leaders among their Guilds, welcomed into ...

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    Fantasy

    Dec-1999

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    Fantasy

    Oct-1999

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    Fantasy

    May-1999

    THE SHAPESHIFTER As the only child of a powerful sorcerer, Odile Von Rothbart has studied the magical arts under her father's stern tutelage all her life. Yet she feels only fear toward him. For considering his wife's untimely death the ultimate b...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-1999

    Elemental Masters -

    When Nan and Sarah attended a séance, they discovered that the medium holding it was not the one who could communicate with ghosts. This story originally appeared in the anthology WEREHUNTER in 1999....

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    Fantasy

    Apr-1999

    FROM THE WOMAN WHO REDEFINED FANTASY In the short span of a few years, Mercedes Lackey has risen from an exciting new talent to a reigning superstar of fantasy. Last year's Fiddler Fair was a showcase of the wide scope of her talent, ranging from ...

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    Fantasy

    Apr-1998

    Vows and Honor - 3

    TARMA She was one of the Shin'a'in sword-sworn--the most elite of all warriors, and she had taken blood vengeance upon the brigands who massacred her people. KETHRY She fled her oppressive arranged marriage and became a powerful sorceress of the...

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    Fantasy

    Mar-1998

    A COMMAND PERFORMANCE BY FANTASY'S GRAND DIVA Mercedes Lackey has, in a few short years, soared to the peak of the fantasy field, and her thousands of enthusiastic readers clamor for more and more. Now comes a volume demonstrating the wide range o...

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    Fantasy

    Dec-1997

    Bardic Voices - 4

    A FINE FEATHERED FIEND A magical maniac is loose in Alanda. The victims are always women, always lower-class, and the weapon is always a three-sided stiletto, most often found among Church regalia. But the killers are never churchmen, and they alw...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-1997

    Elemental Masters -

    When Nan and Sarah attended a séance, they discovered that the medium holding it was not the one who could communicate with ghosts. This story originally appeared in the anthology WEREHUNTER in 1999....

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    Fantasy

    May-1997

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    Science Fiction / Fantasy

    Jan-1997

    Mercedes Lackey's very first novel, ARROWS OF THE QUEEN, introduced readers to the magical land of Valdemar. In this ancient realm, beset by war and internal conflicts, justice is dispensed by an elite force--the legendary Heralds. These unusual men ...

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    Fantasy

    Dec-1996

    Inspired by a classic fairy tale, Firebird is a marvelous coming-of-age fantasy novel with a most unusual setting: medieval Russia before the Tsars. Ilya is the son of a boyar, a Russian prince. The boyar's majestic cherry orchard is visited at mi...

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    Fantasy

    Oct-1996

    Mage Storms - 3

    ANCIENT MAGIC As mysterious, magical onslaughts ravage Valdemar and the kingdoms of the West, the western allies have traveled far to locate the ruins of the Tower of Urtho, Mage of Silence, and excavate his legendary Vault, hidden stronghold of s...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-1996

    Political correctness can be carried too far—you can give everyone equal rights, but that's a very different thing from making everyone equal. This story was first published in SISTERS IN FANTASY 2, Apr 1996....

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    Fantasy

    Feb-1996

    THE HOUR OF CHOOSING IS AT HAND.... In "Lammas Night" a young weaver of spells is persuaded to bide a while in a small village, to make-their village spells and keep the Dark at bay. As part of their persuasion, the villagers have given her the hous...

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    Fantasy

    Oct-1995

    Elemental Masters - 1

    Beauty Meets Best in San Francisco... Heiress Rosalind Hawkins was a thoroughly modern medieval scholar, her road through life well planned and already embarked upon: by breaking new ground in the Groves of Academe she would show the world that br...

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    Fantasy

    Sep-1995

    Mage Storms - 2

    The Dire Threat of War with the powerful, sorcerous, Eastern Empire has forced the kingdom of Valdemar into an uneasy coalition with its traditional enemy, the neighboring kingdom of Karse. But now, mysterious mage-storms are wreaking havoc on bo...

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    Fantasy

    Jan-1995

    Bardic Voices - 3

    LET THE KING BE KING! Why is the High King of the Human kingdoms not doing his job--and thereby allowing the Church to fill the power vacuum in the human lands of Alanda? This is a matter of some concern to Nightingale and her friends: the Church ...

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    General Fiction

    Oct-1994

    Are we saved by faith or by good works? And if, as Saint Paul said, we have been saved through faith, does anything else matter? As long as we repent our sins, God will forgive us--won't he?This story originally appeared in the anthology DEALS WITH T...

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    Fantasy

    Aug-1994

    Novel of the Serrated Edge -

    There are mages out there. And some of them are kind of cute. Like Tannim, for instance, a young human mage with a predeliction for hot rock, fast cars and dangerous women. Now he thinks he's found Ms. Right, but there are three tiny little proble...

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    Fantasy

    Aug-1994

    Mage Storms - 1

    Karse and Valdemar have long been enemy kingdoms their peoples filled with mutual prejudice and mistrust. Only the vile deeds perpetrated on both kingdoms by Ancar of Hardorn, and the subsequent emergence of the armies of the Eastern Empire in the wa...

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    General Fiction

    Apr-1994

    A Diana Tregarde Investigation -

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    in Snows of Darkover

    Fantasy

    Apr-1994

    Noted authors--such as Mercedes Lackey, Marion Zimmer Bradley, Diana Paxson, and others--return to Darkover, the planet of the Bloody Sun where a wall of ice separates man from the snowy wasteland. Original....

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    Fantasy

    Mar-1994

    Jennifer Talideer is Osage and Cherokee, granddaughter of a powerful Medicine Man. She walks a difficult path: contrary to tribal custom, she is learning a warrior's magics. A freelance private investigator, Jennifer spends hours tracking down stolen...

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    in Catfantastic III

    Fantasy

    Feb-1994

    THE SECRET WORLD OF CATS is about to be revealed in this all-new collection of tales about those mysterious felines who rule the animal and human kingdoms. Whether they are intently stalking their prey, making humans cater to their every whim, or co...

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    Fantasy

    Oct-1993

    Bardic Voices - 2

    SOMETHING IS ROTTEN IN THE STATE OF GRADFORD After the affairs recounted in The Lark and The Wren, Robin, a gypsy lass and bard, and Kestrel, semi-fugitive heir to a throne he does not want, have married their fortunes together and travel the open...

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    General Fiction

    Sep-1993

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    General Fiction

    Sep-1993

    Just because Bachman's World was back-of-beyond of nowhere, and even the most conservative of military planners thought their insistence on having an on-planet defense force to be paranoid in the extreme, that did not negate their right to have it. T...

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    Fantasy

    Aug-1993

    Mage Winds - 3

    VALDEMAR is once again in peril, threatened by Ancar of Hardorn, who has long sought to seize control of the kingdom by any means at his command. Yet this time Ancar may well achieve his goal, for by harnessing the power of Mornelithe Falconsbone...

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    General Fiction

    Jul-1993

    Believing in animal rights is one thing, but before you act on those beliefs, you had better do some really careful research. This story originally appeared in the anthology DINOSAUR FANTASTIC, Jul 1993....

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    General Fiction

    Jun-1993

    Vows and Honor -

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    Fantasy

    Oct-1992

    Mage Winds - 2

    DARK MAGIC With Voldemar in dire peril--threatened by the malevolent spellcraft of Ancor of Hardorn--Princess Elspeth, Herald and heir to the throne, has come to the Vale of the Toyledros Clan to seek Mage training among the magical Hawkbrother A...

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    General Fiction

    May-1992

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    General Fiction

    Apr-1992

    Vows and Honor -

    The Guild Master was ill, his rival's workplace was a noxious slum, and his apprentice's father had twenty dead horses. Tarma knew that something was seriously wrong; now all she had to do was convince her partners Kethry and Warrl and then figure ou...

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    General Fiction

    Feb-1992

    The Last Herald -Mage....................................A spellbinding fantasy set in an age when Herald-Mages guarded Valdemar from dark magic..............Alienated from his family , unsuited to life as a warrior or landholder , Vanyel is entruste...

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    Dec-1991

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    Dec-1991

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    Oct-1991

    A Diana Tregarde Investigation - 3

    Teenage passion meets centuries-old magic...Prom Night's going to be Hell! It should have been a relaxing visit with an old friend, a chance to check out the strange occult vibrations around Tulsa's Jenks High. Di hadn't expected to find a male...

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    Oct-1991

    Mage Winds - 1

    HIGH MAGIC had been lost to Voldemor centuries ago when the lost Herald-Mage gave his life to save the kingdom from destruction by dark sorceries. Yet now the realm is at risk again. And Elspeth, Herald and heir to the throne, must take up the ch...

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    Sep-1991

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    Feb-1991

    BY SWORD, SORCERY, AND HONOR BOUND -- Granddaughter of the sorceress Kethry, daughter of a noble house, Kerowyn had been forced to run the family keep since her mother's untimely death. Yet now at last her brother wag preparing to wed, and when ...

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    Nov-1990

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    Diana Tregarde and her partner Andre reluctantly attend a romance writers' convention and discover that the most unlikely people can cast spells. And a spell cast by someone who has no idea what she's doing can be extremely dangerous......

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    Sep-1990

    A pragmatic engineer discovers that just because something looks like a cardboard box doesn't mean that it is one. This story was first published in Marion Zimmer Bradley’s Fantasy Magazine #9, Sep 1990...

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    Aug-1990

    A Diana Tregarde Investigation - 2

    The Gypsy boy had asked for Di's help--called on her for magical assistance--and she could not refuse, especially after he was slain practically on her doorstep. But the vampire Di finds cradling the body isn't the killer--he's the Gypsies' protec...

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    Jul-1990

    Last Herald-Mage Series - 3

    VALDEMAR -- the once-peaceful kingdom protected by the magic of its Herald-Mages--is now beseiged on all fronts. The king lies near death, the neighboring land of Karse wages a relentless war against Valdemar, and the forces led by a master of dark ...

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    Jun-1990

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    Mar-1990

    Varzil the Good has put an end to the laran wars, and peace has come to the land--unless you're planning to combine the Sisterhood of the Sword and the Priestesses of Avarra and establish the first Guildhouse for the Free Amazons. Tayksa n'ha Elayna ...

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    Jan-1990

    Last Herald-Mage Series - 2

    THE WILD MAGIC is taking its toll on the land. Many Heralds and Herald-Mages have died fighting to preserve the peace. Even Vanyel, the most powerful of the Herald-Mages is almost at the end of his strength, in need of a respite from the dual threat...

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    Dec-1989

    In this alternate version of reality, Isadora Duncan gave up dancing for auto racing, changing the lives--and deaths--of those she came in contact with. This story was originally published in the anthology Alternate Heroes, 1989....

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    Nov-1989

    A Diana Tregarde Investigation -

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    Jun-1989

    Last Herald-Mage Series - 1

    MAGE-CRAFT Though Vanyel has been born with near-legendary abilities to work both Herald and Mage magic, he wants no part of such things. Nor does he seek a warrior's path, wishing instead to become a Bard. Yet such talent as his if left untrained m...

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    Mar-1989

    Chali's clan came to the town in peace, to trade. Clan Skaht of the Horseclans came to raid, but was deterred by the peace-banners. Then the son of the local king decided to promote himself, by patricide and regicide, and everything changed. This st...

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    Urban Fantasy

    Feb-1989

    A Diana Tregarde Investigation - 1

    Something ancient and incredibly powerful is stalking Dallas. First it attacked cattle, now it's going after people: men, women, even children-dozens at a time. And it leaves behind an aura of supernatural evil. Detective Mark Valdez feels that ev...

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    Jan-1989

    Vows and Honor - 2

    SUNHAWK'S QUEST When Idra, leader of the crack mercenaries known as the Sunhawks failed to return fro a journey to her home kingdom of Rethwellan, Tarma and Kethry, warrior and mage, set out in search of their vanished leader. Sisters sword and sp...

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    Aug-1988

    Vows and Honor -

    Lady Myria was accused of the murder of her husband. She called for trial by combat and named no champion, trusting the gods to send a champion to fight and prove her innocence. The gods sent two: Tarma to fight for her, and Kethry to prove her innoc...

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    Jul-1988

    Vows and Honor - 1

    THE SWORDSWOMAN She was Tarma. Boni to the Clan of the Hawk of the nomadic Shin'a'in people she saw her entire clan slain by brigands. Vowing blood revenge upon the murderers, she became one of the sword-sworn, the most elite of all warriors. And tr...

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    May-1988

    Martis - 2

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    Jan-1988

    Heralds of Valdemar - 6

    VALDEMAR'S PERIL! With Elspeth, the heir to the throne of Valdemar, come of marriageable age, Talia, the Queen's Own Herald returns to court to find Queen and heir beset by diplomatic intrigue as various forces vie for control of Elspeth's future. ...

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    Sep-1987

    Heralds of Valdemar - 5

    HERALD'S CHALLENGE! Talia could scarcely believe that she had finally earned the rank of full Herald. Yet though this seemed like the fulfillment of all her dreams, it also meant she would face trials far greater than those she had previously surviv...

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    Jul-1987

    Vows and Honor -

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    Mar-1987

    Heralds of Valdemar - 4

    A KINGDOM IMPERILED! Chosen by the Companion Rolan, a mystical horse-like being with powers beyond imagining, Talia, once a runaway, has now become a trainee Herald, destined to become one of the Queen's own elite guard. For Talia has certain awaken...

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    Jan-1987

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    Jul-1986

    Vows and Honor -

    Tarma was the sole survivor of her clan, bound on a fatal quest for vengeance, when she encountered the sorceress Kethry. Could the two of them do together what neither could do alone?This story was originally published in the anthology Sword and Sor...

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    It takes a lot of courage to be a Free Amazon, but does that mean you absolutely must be a swordswoman?This story was originally published in the Darkover anthology FREE AMAZONS OF DARKOVER, December 1985....

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