Book List in Order:42 titles

  • in Down These Strange Streets

    All new strange cases of death and magic in the city by some of the biggest names in urban fantasy. In this all-new collection of urban fantasy stories, editors George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois explore the places where mystery waits at the end o...


  • Readers looking for a crafty and entertaining journey to the past won't be disappointed. --Publishers Weekly on SPQR XI: Under Vesuvius Caius Julius Caesar, now Dictator of Rome, has decided to revise the Roman calendar, which has become out of sync ...


  • Decius Caecilius Metellus, this year's magistrate for cases involving foreigners, is living the good life in southern Italy, happy to be away from Rome, a city suffering war jitters over Caesar's impending actions. He thinks he is merely visiting one...


  • Things are going well for Decius Caecilius Metellus. He is Praetor Peregrinus, which means he has to judge a case or two, but those cases are outside of the City. His cases will be those dealing with foreigners, and all of Italy is his province. His ...


  • Being under suspicion of murder did not hamper my freedom. This is because Romans are civilized people and don't clap suspects into prison like barbarians do. It would take an order of a lawfully convened court even to place me under house arrest. ...


  • Roberts continues the story of Hannibal's Children (2002), in which Hannibal conquered Rome, and the banished Romans retreated to the Danube, conquered those living along it, and built a Rome in exile. In this book, Rome has reconquered Italy and is ...


  • As I walked back through the City, my mood was moderately elevated. This appointment did not displease me nearly as much as I pretended. Like most Romans I abhorred the very thought of sea duty, but this was one of the rare occasions when I was looki...


  • HE WOULD RISE UP AS SAVIOR OF THE STATE, BUT DECIUS CAECILIUS Metellus the Younger already has a lot on his mind. In the year of his aedileship, Decius is expected to stage elaborate and expensive games out of his own pocket. Along with his duties of...


  • Decius Caecilius Metellus is happy. The weather is beautiful and he is standing for office (literally; standing, in the Roman Forum soliciting votes) with a sure chance of winning. And Caesar's ongoing dreary war is far off in Gaul. Decius is confide...






  • WHAT IF THE PAST HAD BEEN DIFFERENT? 215 B.C. The Third Punic War has left Rome defeated and in ruins. Under the leadership of the legendary Hannibal, the troops of Carthage are prepared to slaughter their enemies. But Hannibal gives them a choice: ...


  • LIKE SO MANY YOUNG MEN IN LATER GENERATIONS, Roman playboy/detective Decius Caecilius Metellus the Younger is faced with the necessity of serving in his country's armed forces. Since a dangerous enemy has become powerful in the politics of Rome, Deci...


  • EVERY CULTURE HAS ITS WILD ENTERTAINMENT, but the Roman Saturnalia is looked upon as the granddaddy of them all. John Maddox Robert’s vivid fictional account of the annual event takes place in the first-century Rome is a historically correct pictur...


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    Roaming the hills of Brythunia Conan comes face to face with a legend--Achilea, once Queen of a tribe of savage women, is a consummate warrior, as fierce as she is beautiful. Together they set out to uncover the riches of the long-lost Janagar, a mig...


  • in Crime Through Time II

    A GOOD MYSTERY IS TIMELESS Crime Through Time was the remarkable first collection. Now, bestselling mystery authors Miriam Grace Monfredo and Sharan Newman present Crime Through Time II -- featuring even more never-before-published historical myster...


  • Haakon, an ex-naval captain, and master criminal Rama, a genetic cross between woman and cat, lead a team of misfits into the Cingulum, one of the last star systems to hold out against the Bahadur's tyranny...


  • To Mughal, planet of opulence, go Haakon, Rama and the rest of the crew of Eurynome. Caught between the government of Mughal, the planet's underworld, and rebels plotting revolution, Haakon and Rama must seek out the top secret project, Precious Pear...



  • Since shamus Gabe Treloar can't say no to his boss, he drops his caseload in Knoxville and takes off after doting Randall (Kit) Carson's daughter Sibyl, who seems to have traded grad school--despite her all-American credentials--for the dubious compa...


  • Private eye Gabe Treloar's second caper is even more complicated and dangerous than his first. Talk about ghosts: He's off booze, his wife Rose is dead, and he's an ex-LAPD cop with no desire to return to Los Angeles. But Vietnam buddy Mitch Queen in...


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    Who killed Ambassador Bloodarrow? When the Lord of Tarsis finds himself with a politically volatile murder on his hands, he turns to the three most expendable inhabitants of the city of a solution. A mercenary, a poet-assassin, and a thief might n...


  • Gabe Treloar is a burnt-out California cop on his way east to start over as a private investigator, but his trip is temporarily sidetracked and he ends up in his hometown of Monticello, Ohio, a self-proclaimed "typical American town." Mentally and ph...


  • Treasure beyond imagining waited in the temple of Ahriman, a god so evil and terrifying that even the despicable priests of Set aided in his banishment. None dared to steal the treasure--until Conan the Cimmerian came to Shapur. Now he must smuggle t...


  • Long ago, in the Days of Evil, men warred with weapons of wizardry, weapons that even wounded the moon. The world has changed, but the hearts of men have not. Long ago, in the Days of Evil, men warred with weapons of wizardry, weapons that even wou...


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    In the fabled lands far beyond the Vilayet Sea, Conan of Cimmeria faces his most deadly challenge. The warlord Bartatua plans to unite the Hyrkanian tribes and sweep across the world in conquest, while the Turanian wizard Khondemir plots to use Barta...


  • WHEN ROMAN JUNIOR SENATOR DECIUS CAECILIUS Metellus the Younger has a chance to join a diplomatic mission to Alexandria, he welcomes the opportunity to temporarily elude his enemies in the Eternal City … even though it means leaving his beloved Rom...


  • "CAESAR'S WIFE MUST BE ABOVE SUSPICION!" So decrees Caius Julius Caesar himself Rome's pontifex maximus, guardian of religious procedure. But scandal rocks the Imperial City when a sacred women's rite presided over by Caesar's spouse, Pompeia, is ...


  • The world has changed. Once there were animals called 'bull' and 'bear' -- now men ride horned cabos. But the hearts of men have not changed. Ansa, son of King Hael, wanted only to see new lands when he rode south. Then he met Fyanna, a Canyoner w...






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    Everyone in the corrupt city of Sicas wants the priceless treasure Conan of Cimmeria has come there to find. Beautiful women who offer smiles, kisses--and maybe a knife in the back. A priest who may be closer to his goddess than he thinks. Noble lord...


  • Long ago, so legend says, the world was destroyed, and everything changed. Once there were animals called bull, and bear; now men ride horned cabos, and avoid the deadly long-neck. Now there are new nations, new empires, for the hearts of men have ch...


  • WE WHO ARE ABOUT TO DIE... It was a summer of glorious, triumph for the mighty Roman Republic. Her invincible legions had brought all foreign enemies to their knees. But in Rome, there was no peace. The fetid streets ran with the blood of murdered...


  • Long ago, in the Days of Evil, men warred with weapons of wizardry, weapons that could strike around the world, weapons that even wounded the moon. So it is said. Now things are changed. Only the names of constellations remain from the ancient days, ...


  • FOR THE SENATE AND PEOPLE OF ROME... They were evil times for the great Republic of Crassus and Pompey-- when vicious gangs ruled the streets, routinely preying on plebeian and patrician alike. So the garroting of a lowly ex-slave and the disembow...


  • They changed his name, wiped his memory clean, and replaced his hand with a thing of polished steel. But the man called Slate will stop at nothing to regain his past and the woman whose face he almost remembers. Who or what is Slate? The giant corpor...


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    It began with murder most foul, and an oath of revenge to the knife, until the last murdering dog was dead. The oath sent a youth named Conan out of the hills of Cimmeria on an odyssey of fate. With the beautiful Kalya, sleek and as deadly as hims...


  • Rescued by the crew of the freighter, Space Angel, Kiril, a street urchin, must use her telepathic powers to prevent the ship from being used as a pawn in an insane attempt to start an intergalactic war...


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    NEXT IN THE CONAN SERIES. THIS TIME CONAN THE CIMMERIAN IS STRANDED IN THE FURTHEST NORTHERN REACHES OF BRYTHUNIA AND HE PLEDGES HIMSELF AS THE CHAMPION OF THE HAUGHTY, BEAUTIFUL QUEEN ALCUINA. THE MIGHTY BARBARIAN IS ENMESHED IN A WAR WITH TWO KINGS...


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    In his native Cimmeria, Conan discovers foreign sorcerers defiling the most sacred place in the land as they struggle for the power to command the very gods. As ancient blood-enemies of his people invade, Conan must unite the ever-feuding clans to fa...



  • In 1450 A.D. Treeland is home to the glorious Vikings, but it is also a land of many other peoples: Christian Norsemen, Spanish Muslims, Norwegian pagans, and Skraelings, the original inhabitants of America One man, cast from his homeland for kins...


  • SHIP'S BOY For Kelly, it was an impossible dream come true when he shipped out on the Space Angel. Ship's boy was the most menial job aboard, but it was excitement enough just to be in space. Things became more exciting than even Kelly wanted w...