Book List in Order: 11 titles

  • Hwarhath Stories: Transgressive Tales by Aliens collects a dozen Hwarhath tales with commentary by their translator. As the translator notes, "Humanity has encountered only one other species able to travel among the stars. This species, who call them...


  • The Sword Smith tells the tale of Limper, a master sword smith running from an oppressive boss-king who forced him to make junk, and Nargri, his young dragon companion. Written in the early 1970s, and published in 1978 by Condor, The Sword Smith is a...


  • Secreted away in Iceland's meadows and mountain crags dwell the Hidden Folk--magical beings from the age of the Vikings. In this new collection, Eleanor Arnason has crafted five original tales both fantastical and contemporary, where ordinary folk cr...


  • One thing you can say for sure about Big Mamas and Big Poppas: their lives are never dull. The quirky, nearly omnipotent members of the colorful tribe of Big Mamas and Big Poppas rove the Universe, able to leap vast expanses of time and space in a si...


  • In this witty romp of a planetary romance, Arnason's recurring character Lydia Duluth joins a motley crew of intergalactic travelers to explore the long-lost homeworld of the Atch, who have a mysterious history they'd like to keep buried on the plane...


  • Shaggy herds of mammoths still roam the Great Plains—to the delight of President Thomas Jefferson—in this imaginative alternative history in which the beasts thunder over the grasslands as living symbols of the oncoming struggle between the Nat...


  • As Ursula K. Le Guin writes in her new introduction: “Having recently brought their own competitive, feud-ridden society into a fragile balance of peace, the Hwarhath have been facing an unexpected problem: the lack of enemies. Given the apparently...



  • Earthborn Lixia, a vistor from her damaged planet, and Nia, a primitive outcast, exiled for committing a transgression unheard of in her society, unite by circumstance and travel together across a perilous continent. Reprint....






  • WASH-DAY MIRACLE... On Monday morning Esperance was doing her wash in Minneapolis. That night she was naked, wading in blood, battling a slimy-feathered monster in a bone-cold palace corridor. And enjoying it. By Tuesday Esperance was back i...


  • To the Resurrection Station, Arnason?s second novel (written in the 1970s), was first published in 1986. On a planet far from our Earth, it begins a Gothic tale: a moldering mansion full of secrets, a creaking retainer, a disturbing master of the hou...