Book List:94 titles
  • April, 1840. Benjamin January knows no black person in their right mind would willingly go to the Republic of Texas but when his former pupil Selina Bellinger is kidnapped and enslaved, he has no choice. Once there he is saved from being hanged by Va...


  • Vampire Don Simon Ysido has been captured and held aboard a ship heading to the US to act as a slave, and Dr Lydia Asher must stop it . . . at any cost.March, 1917. The goal of every government involved in the Great War has been achieved: industriali...


  • A novelette of 16,000 words, sequel to Hambly’s Darwath series. The wizards at the distant Keep of Black Rock have disappeared. Warrior woman Gil Patterson, the wizard Ingold Inglorion, and Ingold’s pupil Rudy Solis set out to learn what happened...


  • A novelette of 15,000 words, sequel to Hambly’s Sun Wolf and Starhawk novels. Former barbarian mercenary Sun Wolf re-visits the ruined fortress of the Wizard-King, hoping to find the books of magic that the dead sorcerer hoarded. He finds, instead,...


  • Everyone at the family wedding was hoping someone would murder the bride … The intriguing new Benjamin January mystery. “Don’t go to Cold Bayou, brother … Nuthin’ good waiting for you there.” New Orleans, 1839. Despite his misgivi...


  • A novelette of 15,000 words, sequel to Hambly's Dragonsbane (Winterlands) series. When a gnome wizard is murdered, the other gnome mages, fearing the killer was a demon, send for human witch Jenny Waynest. Unfortunately, Jenny is away. Her non-wizard...


  • A novelette of 13,000 words in the Antryg Windrose series. Exiled wizard Antryg Windrose and his computer tech partner Joanna Sheraton lend a hand in making a low-budget martial-arts movie. But while filming in the Mojave Desert, it becomes obvious t...


  • Benjamin January investigates the murder of a mysterious Englishman in this absorbing New Orleans-set mystery. When British spymaster Sir John Oldmixton offers Benjamin January a hundred dollars to find the murderer of an Englishman whose body has...


  • A novelette of 15,000 words, sequel to Hambly’s Darwath series. The builders of the ancient Keep of Dare communicated with other Keeps via a transporter – whose instruction manual unfortunately did not survive the centuries. Thus, Archmage Ingold...






  • A novelette of 10,000 words. When the lovely Mira visits the hermitage of the local wizard, the former barbarian mercenary Sun Wolf, to beg his help in rescuing her sweetheart from a traveling mage, Sun Wolf suspects that this is a trap set for him. ...


  • During the carnage of World War One, James Asher joins forces with the vampires of Europe to counter an even deadlier threat. The vampires call them The Others. Neither living nor dead, the revenants are mindless and unstoppable and in the carnage...


  • Benjamin January investigates the murder of a ‘conductor’ of the Underground Railway, helping slaves to freedom. Benjamin January is called up to Vicksburg, deep in cotton-plantation country, to help a wounded “conductor” of the Undergroun...


  • A novelette of 15,000 words. It is April of 1924. Colossus Films (of the novel Bride of the Rat-God) is shooting in Reno, because their male star, Tor Westlake, is getting his fifth divorce in order to marry Chrysanda (Christine) Flamande, the studio...


  • A novelette of 12,000 words in the Benjamin January Free Man of Color historical mystery series. All of New Orleans is agog over Professor Tixall’s telescope, which can reportedly see life on the Moon. Rose Janvier is convinced that it’s a hoax, ...


  • A novelette of 15,000 words, sequel to the Windrose Chronicles by Barbara Hambly. When the head of a Los Angeles criminal gang seeks out exiled wizard Antryg Windrose for some wizardly advice about his love-life, Antryg suspects trouble. He's right: ...


  • A novelette of 12,000 words, sequel to Hambly's Winterlands (Dragonsbane) series. When a visiting wizard calls at Alyn Hold with the news that the region is about to be attacked by a horrible monster, John Aversin, Dragonsbane and Thane of the Winter...


  • "Simon. Something frightful has happened to Jamie. Please come..." When James Asher is found unconscious in the cemetery of the Church of St. Clare Pieds-Nus with multiple puncture-wounds in his throat and arms, his wife, Lydia, knows of only one...


  • A Sherlock Holmes novelette of 10,000 words, set in the universe of H.P. Lovecraft's Cthulhu mythos, narrated by Dr. Watson. Holmes and Watson start out investigating the mysterious behavior of the inhabitants of the sinister Depewatch Priory...


  • A Sherlock Holmes fantasy novelette of 9,000 words - narrated by Mrs. Watson - As a child, Mary Watson had an imaginary friend: Peter Pan. When Peter is blamed for the disappearance of a nobleman’s young heir, Mrs. Watson, now all grown up, discove...


  • short story, 7,300 wordsA Sherlock Holmes short story of 7,300 words, narrated by Dr. Watson. Holmes and Watson are in San Francisco, and find themselves defending a Chinese magician accused of kidnapping a little girl. Someone obviously intends for ...


  • A novelette of 14,000 words - Sequel to Hambly's Windrose novels. An inter-dimensional transport corporation has run a trans-dimensional corridor through Los Angeles, and is powering it by draining the psychic energy of the population in its path, dr...


  • A Sherlock Holmes novelette of 9,000 words (originally written for a Holmes anthology) - narrated by Mrs. Watson. While Holmes deals with what seems to be a straightforward missing-wife case, Watson's wife Mary puzzles over strange non-crimes in the ...


  • A novelette of 11,500 words. As Princess Tinomiel's wedding to a charming prince approaches, she falls prey to what her parents are pretty sure is a curse: she falls asleep constantly, and sleeps for longer and longer. They hire former mercenary capt...


  • A novelette of 13,000 words in the Benjamin January Free Man of Color historical mystery series. Benjamin is out of town again, and his wife Rose attends a party with her obnoxious mother-in-law, at a plantation owned by a free colored relative. When...


  • A short story about free man of color Benjamin January (of the Free Man of Color historical mystery series). In pre-Civil-War New Orleans, musician Benjamin January is tasked by his obnoxious mother to find the missing daughter of one of the city's f...


  • A novelette of 14,000 words. In his quest for a wizard to teach him to use his powers, former mercenary captain Sun Wolf thinks he may have finally found one. Unfortunately, it looks like that one has summoned a dragon to destroy an innocent town - a...


  • A novelette of 15,000 words. The Personal Paradise Secure Community Corporation specializes in producing tiny enclave universes as vacation homes for the rich and famous. Unfortunately, something goes wrong with their Void technology and all these en...


  • A novelette of 14,000 words - A Las Vegas hotel is haunted by a trans-dimensional being which has started killing the hotel's guests. Exiled wizard Antryg Windrose and his partner, computer programmer Joanna Sheraton, are hired to investigate, and di...


  • A novelette of 10,000 words - The Keep of Dare is an enclosed fortress: no one knows all its secrets and corners. When people start disappearing, the Archmage Ingold Inglorion and his two Californian companions - warrior Gil Patterson and novice wiza...






  • A novelette of 12,000 words, in the universe of Hambly's Dragonsbane (Winterlands) series. John Aversin, Dragonsbane and Thane of the Winterlands, and his partner the witch Jenny Waynest, are hired by a dragon to rescue a princess... who had original...


  • A novelette of 15,000 words; a sequel to Hambly's Dragonsbane (Winterlands) series. Everyone knows that when the faerie-folk of the marshes kidnap a human child, they replace it with a changeling, a shadow-baby. When John Aversin, Dragonsbane and Tha...


  • A vampire novelette of 9,000 words. The evil vampire Lord Napier Sandridge seeks to flee the vengeful sister of his most recent victim. He chooses to travel to America aboard the safest and most luxurious vessel he can find: the RMS Titanic. Since va...


  • Short story of 5,000 words, sequel to Hambly's Benjamin January New Orleans murder mystery series. It's astonishing enough to everyone who knows New Orleans saloon-keeper Kentucky Williams that she owns a Bible... but someone is willing to do murder ...


  • A short story of 8,699 words, in the Benjamin January Free Man of Color series. Rose Janvier, Benjamin's wife, is left at home in pre-Civil-War New Orleans when Benjamin goes off to solve a crime in another city. When the high-living brother of one o...


  • A novelette of 14,000 words, sequel to Hambly's Darwath series. The teleporter is due to open between the Keep of Dare and an unknown Keep, lost for three thousand years - and Archmage Ingold Inglorion is snowed in fifty miles away and unable to be t...


  • A novelette of 16,000 words. Computer programmer Joanna Sheraton's hippie mother asks the help of her daughter's partner - exiled wizard Antryg Windrose - in getting rid of a spectre which seems to be haunting the New Age Consciousness-Raising Center...



  • Sequel to Hambly's Windrose Series. Exiled wizard Antryg Windrose and his partner, computer programmer Joanna Sheraton, discover that a trans-dimensional monster is hiding somewhere in the vicinity of Los Angeles. They track it down to the no...


  • Benjamin January is forced to travel to Haiti to seek his family’s lost treasure, in order to save everything he holds dear When Jefferson Vitrack -- the white half-brother of Benjamin January’s wife -- turns up on January’s doorstep in the ...


  • When James Asher and his wife Lydia's baby daughter Miranda is kidnapped by the Master Vampire of London, the stakes are high: blindly follow the Master Vampire's instructions, keep out of the way of the human networks that serves the vampires, destr...


  • Benjamin January’s search for a missing man takes him into a dark world filled with grave robbers and slave stealers. New Orleans, 1838. When Benjamin January suddenly finds that his services playing piano at extravagant balls held by the city’s...


  • James Asher finds himself once more in alliance with vampire Don Simon Ysidro, as their investigations takes them to far-off Peking . . . October, 1912. James Asher, his wife Lydia, and the old occultist and vampire-hunter Dr Solomon Karlebach ha...


  • In the third and final installment of the Anne Steelyard series, A Thousand Waters, we find Anne still traveling across the desert with the help of Lady Hester s caravan and her friends. As Anne continues her search for the elusive City of Miyah, she...


  • RAN AWAY. So began a score of advertisements every week in the New Orleans newspapers, advertising for slaves who'd fled their masters. But the Turk, Hseyin Pasha, posted no such advertisement when his two lovely concubines disappeared. And when a w...


  • Abishag Shaw is seeking vengeance for his brother's murder -- and Benjamin January is seeking money after his bank crashes. Far beyond the frontier, in the depths of the Rocky Mountains, both are to be found at the great Rendezvous of the Mountain ...


  • It's 1911. War is coming, and according to one of the vampires of St. Petersburg, the Kaiser is trying to recruit vampires. James Asher, Oxford don and formerly on His Majesty's Secret Service, is forced to team up again with his vampire partner Don ...


  • New Orleans, 1836. When free black musician and surgeon Benjamin January attends the funeral of a friend, an accident tips the dead man out of his coffin " only to reveal an unexpected inhabitant. Just one person recognises the corpse of the white ...


  • “Lester Higata knew his life was about to end when he walked out on the lanai behind his house in Makiki and saw his long-dead father sitting in a lawn chair near the little greenhouse where Lester kept his orchids.” Thus begins Barbara Hamby’s...


  • Those who loved Cold Mountain or Geraldine Brooks's March will embrace and long remember this spellbinding novel of two remarkable women torn apart by conflict, sustained by literature and art, united by friendship and hope. As brother turns again...






  • MARTHA WASHINGTON, ABIGAIL ADAMS, DOLLEY MADISON, AND SALLY HEMINGS: four exceptional women who prevailed over the dangers and hardships of a time like no other, as the men they loved fought for a young country's freedom. In this brilliantly imagined...


  • An imaginative novel that puts a fresh and frightening new spin on Bram Stoker's Dracula. The servant Renfield was the most enigmatic character to stalk in the shadows of Dracula. Now he takes center stage in an ingenious re-imagining of Bram Sto...


  • Returning to the wondrous world of Sisters of the Raven, Barbara Hambly presents a suspenseful and adventurous new novel. Now the survival of the Yellow City depends on a fledgling group of women who must develop their own magic abilities-before the ...


  • As a girl growing up in Kentucky, she lived a sheltered, privileged life filled with picnics and plantation balls. Vivacious, impulsive, and intoxicated by politics, she is a Todd of Lexington, an aristocratic family whose ancestors defeated the Brit...


  • in Night's Edge

    Maddie Laveau worries about her young roommate,Tessa, when she stays late to practice ballet in the old Glendower Building...and when Tessa goes missing, Maddie enlists mysterious tenant Phil Anderson to help. But is Phil the white knight she needs, ...


  • Nineteenth-century New Orleans is a blazing hotbed of scorching politics and personal vendettas. And it's into this fire that Benjamin January falls when he is hired to follow Oliver Weems, a bank official who has absconded with $100,000 in gold and ...


  • Mexico City in 1835 is a lawless place, teeming with bandits and beggars. Here Benjamin January and his new bride Rose Vitrac pray they'll find Hannibal Sefton alive--and not already at the end of a hangman's rope. Sefton stands accused of poisoning ...


  • The Yellow City is in crisis. Men have always possessed the magic that sustains civilization, from healing the sick to calling the rains to keeping the mice from the granaries. Now the rains are weeks late, the wells are drying up, and the Sun Mages ...


  • The novels of New York Times bestselling author Barbara Hambly have broken new ground in the realm of fantasy. With a sweeping cast of characters whose powers are both awesome and heartachingly limited, the Dragon series is built around the touching ...


  • It's July 1835 and the relentless heat has slowed New Orleans to a standstill. When a once beautiful society mistress is found slashed to death in the city's most lawless quarter, there are few to care. But one is Benjamin January, who still recalls ...


  • In February 1835, the cold New Orleans streets are alight with masked Mardi Gras revelers as the American Theater's impresario, Lorenzo Belaggio, brings a magnificent yet controversial operatic version of Othello to town. But it's pitch-black in the ...


  • Penetrating the murkiest corners of glittering New Orleans society, Benjamin January brought murderers to justice in A Free Man of Color, Fever Season, and Graveyard Dust. Now, in Barbara Hambly's haunting new novel, he risks his life in a violent pl...


  • Once the most powerful mage in the land, Jenny Waynest is now a broken woman. After being possessed and corrupted by the demon Amayon, she lost everything she holds dear--even the trust of her husband. Yet Lord John Aversin has torments of his own: m...


  • It is St. John's Eve in the summer of 1834 when Benjamin January--Creole physician and music teacher--is shattered by the news that his sister has been arrested for murder. The Guards have only a shadow of a case against her. But Olympe--mystical and...


  • Lord John Aversin--with the help of his mageborn wife, Jenny Waynest--has fought and defeated two dragons, earning the title of Dragonsbane. But there are creatures more terrifying than dragons. Demonspawn from a dark dimension have learned to drink ...


  • The summer of 1833 has been one of brazen heat and brutal pestilence, as the city is stalked by Bronze John--the popular name for the deadly yellow fever epidemic that tests the healing skills of doctor and voodoo alike. Even as Benjamin January tend...


  • Chaos reigned in the Eastern Lands: as the fearsome Alketch army mounted siege, the young Prince Tir was snatched from the heart of Dare's Keep. Behind the terror was the depraved, hook-handed General Vair na-Chandros. He had learned that the royal c...


  • in Did You Say Chicks?!

    Those Chicks in Chainmail are baaaack -- and They Are Not Amused! A Brief Word from the Characters: We seem to have a Failure to Communicate here. Hey, it's okay with us that Chicks in Chainmail was so popular, and reached #3 on the Locus bestsell...


  • A lush and haunting novel of a city steeped in decadent pleasures ... and of a man, proud and defiant, caught in a web of murder and betrayal. It is 1833. In the midst of Mardi Gras, Benjamin January, a Creole physician and music teacher, is playi...


  • New York Times bestselling author Barbara Hambly returns to the Star Wars universe to tell a breathtaking tale of a mysterious world where the battle between the New Republic and the Empire takes a shocking new twist.... Nam Chorios is a barren back...


  • Five years after defeating the Dark Ones, the embattled inhabitants o f the once-great Keep of Dare faced a yet more deadly foe. An icy cold force was spreading across the northlands, spawning strange creatures that killed everything in their grisly ...


  • Down through the deathless centuries, the vampires had drunk human blood for sustenance and for sport. They preyed where they willed, for no mortal humans could resist their unclean powers. But now came the ultimate perversion, the unthinkable: someo...


  • Princess Leia, Han Solo, and Chewbacca set out on a mission vital to the survival of the fragile New Republic. They are searching for the long-lost children of the Jedi on the frozen world of Belsavis, from whose dark crypts no one has returned alive...


  • HOLLYWOOD, 1923: Gin, gems, and life in the fast lane...Chrysanda Flamande was the sultriest vamp of the silver screen. She had everything--fawning friends, glittering parties, exotic diversions, and baubles to spare. Then an elderly Chinese g...


  • The crew of the Nautilus, a battered Starship of mysterious origin, is beamed aboard the Starship Enterprise. The group claims they are freedom fighters from the future working to save the Federation from the Consilium--a group of corrupt power-seeke...


  • SISTERSONG Kyra was a journeyman wizard, readying for her final testing before the Council. But it was no mere case of nerves that had started twisting her magic. Something sinister was weaving portents of doom into even the simplest of her spells...


  • The Citadel of Wizards was under siege. Deep in the Vaults beneath the walled city, Gates into inhuman realities were opening and closing without warning. Monsters emerged from other dimensions; and ancient, malign magics came to life under the influ...


  • The two wizards, Jaldis and Rhion, had dared the dread Dark Well to answer the desperate call of a world without magic. Jaldis had not survived the dreadful Void. Now Rhion was alone in a world he could not imagine -- the world of Germany in 1940.The...


  • THE WELL BETWEEN THE WORLDS When Rhion the banker's son met the Master Wizard Jaldis, Jaldis said, "Come." Rhion came, leaving everything behind to answer the call in his blood. And through long years of drudgery and persecution, he had no regrets...


  • Elcidar Beta Three--a tranquil, undisturbed planet strategically located between the Federation and the Kiingon Empire. Home to the Midgwins, a race of people who throughout all time have lived in peace with their planet, and themselves. But now, tim...


  • A terrible plague of avarice, a life-threatening disaster, and the shocking secrets of Father's past cast dangerous shadows underground... and even Above--where the mysterious Vincent and the beautiful Catherine confront perils that will test the lim...


  • THE MASTER WIZARD Ever since he first learned he had the power of magic, Sun Wolf and his beloved Starhawk had been searching for a master wizard to teach him the full skills needed for its use. But true wizards were rare since the time of the evi...


  • Kidnapped and injured, a young woman awakens in a hidden world. Catherine meets Vincent and her life is changed forever....


  • STALKER BY DAYLIGHT Location: London Time: The period of Sherlock Holmes Subject: Vampires The vampires had been living in London since the time of Elizabeth I, but now they were being ruthlessly murdered by someone who ripped their coffins ope...


  • Ambition of the Dark Mage It was impossible, Joanna knew. When she betrayed her lover Antryg Windrose to the Council, he had been sentenced to death. Then she had believed his brain was possessed by the Dark Mage Suraklin, though now she knew tha...



  • A Prevalence Of Demons Once, it was said, Wenshar had been a city of witches, summoning and controlling demons for their evil magic. Wenshar had been destroyed, and the witches were supposedly no more. But in nearby Tandieras, Kaletha claimed to h...


  • In her latest novel, The Silent Tower, Barbara Hambly has written a complex tale of dark magic, mystery and deadly danger involving a woman computer programmer who struggles to help a condemned wizard save--or perhaps destroy?--two worlds......


  • THE MAN WHO SLEW A DRAGON When the Black Dragon seized the Deep of Ylferdun, young Gareth braved the far Winterlands to find John Aversin, Dragonsbane--the only living man ever to slay a dragon. In return for the promise of the King to send help t...


  • The Enterprise is on a peaceful mission at Starbase 12 when a bizarre cosmic phenomenon causes a Klingon ship to suddenly vanish--with Spock aboard for the ride. Spock's last message from the Klingon ship is cryptic and frightening. The Klingons are ...


  • Swords Against TheWizard The City of Mandrigyn was conquered and its men enslaved in the foul mines of the evil Wizard King, Altiokis. Now the women of the city; led by Sheera Galernas, had come to hire the mercenary an ally of Captain Sun Wolf. B...


  • Outside the great stone Keep of Renweth, the night was the province of the Dark Ones--monstrous creatures that had swarmed out of their eldritch underground caverns to destroy humanity. Inside, where the pitiful remains of the oncegreat Realm of D...



  • The City of Illusions Three thousand years before, the monstrous Dark had sprung from loathsome underground lairs to destroy most of humanity. Now they were again ravening and ruining in their blood-hunger. Only a few thousand people had managed t...


  • Spawn Of Darkness Night after night, Gil found herself dreaming of an impossible city where alien horrors swarmed from underground lairs of darkness to destroy mankind and all the works of men. But when the wizard Ingold Inglorion crossed the Void...