Book List:60 titles
  • Anne McCaffrey's cookbook, featuring real (you can cook them) recipes created by science fiction and fantasy writers such as Harlan Ellison, Ursula K. Le Guin, Avram Davidson and of course Anne McCaffrey herself. Mixed in with the recipes are stories...


  • For more than thirty years, Pern has conjured visions of brave men and women mounted upon the backs of dragons. As anyone knows who has been touched by the storytelling magic of Anne McCaffrey, to read of the exotic world of Pern is to inhabit it—a...


  • Stranded on an uninhabited planet by alien overlords, Kris Bjornsen and her fellow slaves would surely have died--without the help of the exiled alien Zainal. Not only did they survive on the world they named Botany, they eventually drove their enemi...


  • It is a time of hope and regret, of endings and beginnings. The Red Star, that celestial curse whose eccentric orbit was responsible for Thread, has been shifted to a harmless orbit, and the current Threadfall will be the last. Technological marvels ...



  • For an overpopulated Earth, there is only one place to look for relief: straight up. With the completion of the Padrugoi Space Station, humanity has at last achieved its first large-scale permanent presence in space. But there are those who want Padr...


  • For generations, the descendants of the powerful telepath known as The Rowan have used their talents to benefit humanity. As human civilization reached out to colonize the stars, the family led Earth to ally itself with the peaceful alien Mrdini. Tog...


  • On Vega III, Lady Nimisha Boynton-Rondymense loves the challenging world of her father, Lord Tionel, owner and principal starship designer of the famous Rondymense Ship Yards. Precociously gifted, Nimisha becomes his secret assistant--and, in the aft...


  • Young Tizra and her twin brother Tracell find their world abruptly changed when their father is unexpectedly called to fight in a war which promises to last much longer than the usual three-day skirmish. Their mother--the village healer--enlists her ...






    • 1998
    • / Science Fiction
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    In Freedom's Landing, a brutal invasion enslaved thousands of humans--and forced them to colonize a new planet. In Freedom's Choice, human Kris Bjornsen and her comrades found new hope for a rebellion. Now the true battle is approaching. Confronti...


  • In a time when the deadly scourge Thread has not fallen on Pern for centuries -- and many dare to hope that Thread will never fall again--a boy is born to Harper Hall. A musical prodigy who has the ability to speak with the dragons, he is called Robi...


  • Finally... She's written The Book on Dragons.Anne McCaffrey is as renowned for her knowledge of dragons as she is for her New York Times bestselling novels. In this beautifully designed hardcover, McCaffrey focuses her attention on the fantastical cr...


  • To escape extermination by their Heavyworld colleagues, Kai, Varian and their companions sought refuge in the suspended animation of cryogenic sleep. Now time has elapsed - how much is hard to tell, but at least two generations - and the survivors em...


  • It's been two hundred years since the deadly Thread fell like rain upon Pern, devouring everything in its path. No one alive remembers that first horrific onslaught and no one believes in its return--except for the dragonriders. For two centuries the...


    • 1997
    • / Science Fiction
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    In Freedom's Landing, beloved author Anne McCaffrey created a new world that human slaves were forced to colonize. In time, this new world became more than a home--it became something to Fight for. But now Kris Bjornsen and her comrades have found...


  • GENE WOLFE • PETER BEAGLE • ANNE McCAFFREY • ALAN DEAN FOSTER • MARION ZIMMER BRADLEY • ELIZABETH ANN SCARBOROUGH • CHARLES DE LINT Welcome to an interstellar concert beyond your wildest imagining, as you rocket to distant worlds in twen...


  • in Space Opera

    Twenty original science fiction tales based on the theme of music--by such authors as Marion Zimmer Bradley, Charles de Lint, and Gene Wolfe--include the story of a singer whose ear for music helps her fight crime. Original....


  • A best-selling fantasist presents the tale of Jamas Tighe, an embattled young king with a foolish heart, and his right-hand cat, Niffy, an extraordinary feline who tries to save Jamas from his circle of enemies. Reprint....


  • Lord Artos later to rule as the legendary King Arthur knew he could defeat the Saxon invaders if only he could find a race of horses swift and strong enough to carry warriors in full regalia fast and far. And so he set out for the Continent, in searc...


  • CRYSTAL SINGERYoung and beautiful, Killashandra Ree was a trained musician with no prospects . . . until she heard of the mysterious Heptite Guild on the planet Ballybran, where the fabled Black Crystal was found. For those qualified, the Guild was s...


  • When Meanne, a princess of the realm, runs away from her father's castle and an unwanted suitor, little does she realize the hardships and difficulties that lie ahead of her. Loneliness is the worst part — until she finds a fellow refugee, a boy n...


  • Kristin Bjornsen lived a normal life, right up until the day the Catteni ships floated into view above Denver. As human slaves were herded into the maw of a massive vessel, Kristin realized her normal life was over, and her fight for freedom was just...


  • When the first humans came to settle the planet Pern, they did not come alone: intelligence-enhanced dolphins also crossed the stars to colonize the oceans of the new planet while their human partners settled the vast continents. But then disaster st...


  • Anne McCaffrey's dragons are the stuff of which SF/fantasy legends are made. All of her dragon books have been national bestsellers. "The Girl Who Heard Dragons "is a feast for McCaffrey fans and for all readers a big, satisfying compilation of her f...


  • Telepathy is the Lyon family birthright. And now all of them must combine their individual powers to combat the Hivers--a relentless race that has slaughtered entire populations in its search for a new home......


  • TIME TRAVEL Travel back to the earliest days of Pernese history in this first-ever Dragonriders of Pern short-story collection! Join the original survey team as they explore Pern and decide to recommend it for colonization. Share the terror ...




  • CRYSTAL'S PRICE When Killashandra Ree joined the mysterious Heptite Guild, she knew that she would be forever changed. Crystal singing brought ecstasy and pain, near-eternal life...and gradual loss of memory. But Killashandra had a lot of painf...






    • 1992
    • / Science Fiction
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    New York Times bestselling fantasy author Anne McCaffrey “interweaves an engrossing romance with a coming-of-age story”(Publishers Weekly) in this novel in the Tower and Hive series.Damia is the daughter of Prime Talents The Rowan and Jeff Raven....


  • “When McCaffrey's beloved dragons roar and their riders soar on the beasts' mighty backs . . . fans of Pern will likely be enthralled.”—Publishers WeeklyFor generations, the dragonriders had dedicated their lives to fighting Thread, the dreaded...


  • Earth has reached its darkest moment. In subterranean warrens, the poor eke out precarious lives where jobs are scarce and children are sold for labor -- while on the surface, a privileged few enjoy lives of luxury. As the population surges and unres...


  • A classic sci-fi novel from the beloved author of the Dragonriders of Pern® series   She was a restoree, kidnapped. Torn from Earth by a bizarre and nameless black force, Sara had no idea where she was or why she was in a beautiful new body. Contr...


    • 1990
    • / Science Fiction
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    Even as a child, the Rowan was one of the strongest Talents ever born. Telepaths across the world had heard her mental distress calls when her family's home was suddenly destroyed....Years later, she became a Prime Talent, blessed with a special powe...


  • ALL HOLDS BARRED As long as the people of Pern could remember, the Holds had protected them from Thread, the deadly silver strands that fell from the sky. In exchange for sanctuary in the huge stone fortresses, the people tithed to their Lord Hold...


  • The beautiful planet Pern seemed a paradise to s new colonists--until unimaginable terror turned it into hell Suddenly deadly spores were falling like silver threads from the sky, devouring everything--and everyone--in their path. It began to look as...


  • AMIDST THE GRANDEUR OF THE EMERALD COUNTRYSIDE, A MAGNIFICENT STORY UNFOLDS.... They are the Carradvnes, who for over 200 years have bred and trained horses of the finest caliber on Cornanagh--a land so beautiful it inspires the soul. But all i...


  • A DEADLY EPIDEMIC WAS SWEEPING ACROSS PERN! Everyone, holder and dragonrider alike, pitched in to help--except Nerilka's father, who refused to share Fort Hold's bounty with the other Holds. So, ashamed of her family and determined to do her part,...


  • Ashamed of her illegitimate birth, Mirelle Martin, a dutiful wife and mother, meets the warm, accepting concert pianist James Howell and emerges from her heartache to discover her talent as a sculptress and become her own woman...


  • Dana Jane Lovell, a successful author and lecturer, is traveling on a lecture stint in the States. Things look bad when she is snowbound in Denver, but then she meets a traveling gentleman, Dan Lowell, who charms her. For three days they share time, ...


    • 1985
    • / Science Fiction
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    A Crystal Singer novel—a captivating blend of adventure, intrigue and romance.Killashandra Ree's life was one of catastrophic changes. She had joined the Heptite Guild to become a crystal singer, get rich, and forget her past. And at first everythi...



  • HIDE 'N SLEEP Kai and Varian spent forty years in coldsleep, hiding from the mutineers who had taken over the planet Ireta. But when they woke, the mutineers were still around--and had sired two generations of ornery descendants! Worse yet, sp...


    • 1983
    • / Science Fiction
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    In The CoELura, Anne- McCaffrey brings the same sense of passion and excitement mat has won the hearts of the readers of the Pern series-t6 a different tale of the Federated Sentient Planets, the universe of Killashandra and Crystal Line. The Lady C...


    • 1983
    • / Science Fiction
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    PANIC ON PERN An air of pleasant anticipation hung so thickly over the Halls, Holds and Weyrs of Fern that it had affected even the businesslike ways of Moreta, the Weyrwoman of Fort Weyr, where her dragon, Queen Orlith, would soon clutch. Then...


  • THE LURE OF CRYSTAL Her name was Killashandra Ree; and after ten grueling years of musical training she was young, beautiful--and still without prospects. Then she heard of the mysterious Heptite Guild on the planet Ballybran, where the fabled ...


  • PIEMUR--DREAMER OF FIRE LIZARDS, APPRENTICE OF DRUMS Once again Pern was in danger. The air trembled with rumors of deadly Threadfall. And, from within, there was another peril. The restless Oldtimers, who once battled the shimmering Thread, were...


  • STRANDED ON A STRANGE WORLD THE MISSION The Exploratory and Evaluation Corps of the Federated Sentient Planets had sent ARCT-10, with its mixed crew of shipbred and planet bound technicians, to Ireta to catalogue fauna and flora and search for n...


  • A FANTASY OF A TIME WHEN... Never had there been as close a bonding as the one that existed between the daring and adventurous young Lord Jaxom and his extraordinary white dragon, Ruth. Pure white and incredibly agile,Ruth was a dragon of many tal...






    • 1978
    • / Romantic Suspense
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    ALONE WITH FEAR Carla Murdock had learned what is was to be alone, growing up on different army post. But now her loneliness was new and terrible -- for her officer father had met a mysterious death on a foreign battlefield, and Carla was sent to ...


  • A SPLENDID SELECTION OF STORIES FROM THE LADY WHO TAUGHT DRAGONS TO FLY AND ROCKETS TO SING... LADY IN THE TOWER The Rowan was one of a select group of telepaths--a complete Prime, one of only five. Then one day, another Prime appeared mysterious...


  • Menolly--Mistress of Fire Lizards, Apprentice of Harper Hall Menolly arrived in triumph at the Harper Hall, aboard a bronze dragon. She had run away from home and lived in a cave, outrun the dread Threadfall, impressed nine fire lizards and writte...


  • Menolly -- Mistress of Music, Ward of Fire Lizards Every two hundred years or so, shimmering threads fall, raining black ruin on Fern. The great dragons of Fern hurl themselves through the beleaguered skies, flaming tongues of fire to destroy dea...


  • THEY WERE EXTRAORDINARY WOMEN Who Read Minds, Healed Bodies, Diverted Disasters, Foretold the Future -- And Became Pariahs in Their Own Land MOLLY ... was a nurse, whose hands could heal far better than the most modern medical treatments. CHARITY ....


  • DRAGON FIRE Another Turn, and the deadly silver Threads began falling again. So the bold dragonriders took to the air once more and their magnificent flying dragons swirled and swooped, belching flames that destroyed the shimmering strands before ...


  • HELVA HAD BEEN BORN HUMAN ... but only her brain had been saved--saved to be schooled, programmed and implanted in the sleek, titanium body of an intergalactic scout ship. But first she had to choose a human partner--male or female--to share her e...


  • THE DESTINY OF DOONA After the first human contact with the Siwannese, that entire race committed mass suicide. So the Terran government made a law -- no further contact would be allowed with sentient creatures anywhere in the galaxy. Theref...


  • To the nobles who live in Benden Weyr, Lessa is nothing but a ragged kitchen girl. For most of her life she has survived by serving those who betrayed her father and took over his lands. Now the time has come for Lessa to shed her disguise -- and tak...


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    Irene Teasey came to Ireland to claim an unexpected interitance from an aunt she had never met . . . a legacy of land, a sprawling house, cottages with tenants, and even a horse . . . more than she had dared hope for. Enough to make her independent o...


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    A young girl in a tightening circle of terror -- and a lover's dangerous embrace Girl in the Middle Ever since lovely young Nialla Dunn's father had been murdered, someone had been trying to destroy Nialla as well. Not only the girl, but the t...