Book List in Order: 22 titles

  • As author and illustrator, Keith Roberts did more than most to define the look of UK science fiction magazines in the 1960s. In addition to his BFSA Award wins, he was nominated for the Hugo, Nebula and Arthur C. Clarke Awards. He is perhaps best kno...


  • Most people think witches are old and ugly - but ANITA isn't. ANITA doesn't cackle and hiss as she works dark curses, either. Oh, she casts witch's spells and incantations, but not the usual kind. ANITA's main interest is boys, just like any other ...


  • Kaeti and her companions inhabit a strange world; a 'theatre of the mind' where the unexpected is commonplace, where ghosts, vampires and even the odd goddess may be encountered at any turn. It is a tribute to the author's skill that Kaeti's world se...


  • Ladies from Hell contains five long stories. "The Shack at Great Cross Halt" describes a Britain dominated by motorways, juggernauts and a tyranny, in which the unfortunates of society eke out a miserable existence scavenging items that fall off lorr...


  • Welcome to a haunted world; the world of Keith Roberts' powerful and unique imagination. These stories show Roberts' fascination for the curious and unclassifiable; and as ever, his mastery of character and detail. 'Susan' introduces the reader to a ...


  • A garage owner is called on to repair an Unidentified Flying Object; the seductive rhythmic pulse emanating from beyond a continental shelf village mysteriously beckons the younger submarine generation; a small town cinema projectionist screens 3-D r...


  • Inspired by the Provisional Irish Republican Army assassination attempt on British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher and her Government, Grand Hotel, Brighton England 1984. Seen through the eyes of an embittered former British policeman, against the b...


  • The Roman Empire in its death-throes provides the background for this superb historical novel that recreates the experiences of one man trying to cope with his changing world. The time is an age of violence and disintegration, when the old values of ...


  • One of the author's major works of science fiction, created by assembling a striking sequence of novelettes into a coherent whole. An impressive work second only, perhaps, to "Pavane." It is the eve of twentieth-century man's final conflict. But Stan...







  • Kaeti branches out, moves farther from her beloved London. In the process she makes a whole range of new, intriguing friends; and lands herself in some scrapes startling even by her standards. The shadows she sprays on the pavement of a Thames Valley...



  • 1588: Queen Elizabeth is felled by an assassin''s bullet. Within the week, the Spanish Armada had set sail, and its victory changed the course of history. 1968: England is still dominated by the Church of Rome. There are no telephones, no television...



  • Winner of the BSFA Award for best novel, 1987 Meet Grinne: blue-stocking seductress, darling of the media, painfully human yet mysterious as her great namesake, the proud girl-goddess who plunged all Ireland into war and shadow......


  • Keith Robert''s The Lordly Ones offers a wide variety of sf and fantasy (and even a ghost story). The title story is a vision of near-future Britain collapsing in social disorder told from the viewpoint of a slow-witted lavatory attendant. Another ta...


  • The Realm of Kiteworld has survived nuclear catastrophe and is governed by a feudal and militant religious oligarchy - the Church Variant.In the outer Badlands, real or imagined Demons are kept at bay by flying defensive structures of giant interlock...


  • Raised, tested, trained and indoctrinated in the Blocks, Molly Zero is being groomed for the governing Elite. Rebelling against her fate, she flees. An innocent searching for truth, Molly finds the world outside the Blocks alien and frightening. H...


  • ''We reap and we thresh; grain for half the world. We are the Grain Kings raised of old.''They call them the Grain Kings. Gigantic mechanical monarchs of the wheat-bearing plains that were once the frozen Alaskan wastes. Whole eco-systems in themselv...






  • Trade paperback reprint edition. Collection of three novellas by British science fiction writer Keith Roberts (1935-2000). Includes: The Inner Wheel (1965); The Death of Libby Maynard (1970); The Everything Man (1970)....


  • America and Russian both explode huge H-bombs simultaneously. The tests go wrong, cracking the seabed, rupturing continents and engulfing cities. The Thames flattens into a flood plain, London is drowned. Now comes cosmic retribution - giant wasps, ...


  • in The Eternal City

    Collecting tales of Roman glory and decadence written by science fiction authors, this melding of past and future themes includes stories by Poul Anderson, Gordon R. Dickson, David Drake, and Robert E. Howard...