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  • Tanith Lee wrote hundreds of short stories in her lifetime, many of which appeared only in small press magazines and anthologies, and other rare publications. A great many of these pieces have remained uncollected, unseen by a wider readership. Strin...


  • Tenebrae sum. I am the darkness. Darkness, I...Rachaela's daughter Ruth is dead - and now she has a new child with her Scarabae lover Althene. Anna is no ordinary girl. She matures with preternatural speed and Rachaela can't dispel the feeling that h...


  • Now available in a redesigned edition, these classic fantasy novellas from master fantasist Lee relay the tales of brave adventurers whose lives are forever changed by the strange relics they encounter. The Chalice: Kachil the brigand, Feluce the...


  • “Tanith’s work is lush and rich with beauty, darkness, and sensuality. More than almost anyone else whom I have ever read, Tanith’s work sounds like it was meant to be read aloud, perhaps while huddled around a fire in the dark forest or in the...


  • Aged fourteen, the narrator, in an unnamed French city, finds an old book in a second-hand shop. It’s a slender volume, but remarkably well persevered; the narrator wonders who could have allowed such an exquisite artefact to end up amid piles of u...


  • Tanith Lee is one of the finest writers to ever grace the field of speculative fiction. The author of around 100 novels and several hundred short stories, she wrote two episodes of the iconic TV series Blake’s 7, was the first woman to win the Brit...


  • “A story by Tanith Lee unveils a voice alone, a true Scheherazade, someone with a distinctive vision of the world and who explored that world, or those worlds to be accurate, with a highly perceptive and mindful set of eyes.”From the introduction...


  • A vampiric Snow White whose pious stepmother is her only salvation.... A supernatural Cinderella who strikes at midnight, leaving behind a prince mad with desire.... A sleeping beauty never meant to be woken... In her World Fantasy Award-nom...


  • There is no such thing as an inanimate object... And how could that be? Because, simply, everything is formed from matter, and basically, at root, the matter that makes up everything in the physical world - the Universe - is of the same substance. Wh...






  • An epic fantasy adventure of wild creatures, enchanted landscapes, and noble destinies In a land of unending winter, the High Magus Thryfe travels with haste to the city of Ruk Kar to warn Vuldir, King Accessorate, of a growing force of envy and ...


  • The progeny of both god and mortal endures ceaseless war in a frozen hell in the second volume of the Lionwolf scrolls Lionwolf awakes on an unfamiliar shore under a cold blue sun, with no memories save the sensation of being in the deadly womb of...


  • The Lionwolf scrolls conclude in this epic fantasy adventure set in a snowbound world where redemption and revenge collide The powerful mage Thryfe gropes through the steel-white snows that have covered the huddles of ruins, abandoned villages, and c...


  • In a city imbued with dark fantasy and gothic horror, an ancient curse transforms the lives of all it touches The city known by three names—Paradys, Paradise, and Paradis—conceals many strange stories. In the second volume of the Secret Books of ...


  • Cover copy: Life, death, love, and truth: major themes that frequently appear in Grandmaster Tanith Lee's fiction, are all represented in "Dancing Through the Fire," one of the last collections she put together before her untimely death. The stories ...


  • The sea... restless, eerie, all-powerful and mysterious - occasionally she reveals her secrets. Legenda Maris comprises eleven tales of the ocean and her denizens, including two that are original to this collection - 'Leviathan' and 'Land's End, The ...


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    Contained between sunfall and dawn of a single night, Tanith Lee’s 'Death of the Day' sets out to investigate not only a string of bizarre deaths, but the facades behind which men and women exist. An intriguing detective novel, darkly lit and omi...


  • In this new collection, which contains most of the ghost stories of Tanith Lee – including 4 new tales original to this volume – Lee slips freely through the full gamut of Fantasy, SF, Horror, Historical, Parallel and Contemporary genres. The the...


  • Twenty-four of the most exciting voices in genre fiction bring you the world and the stars, each in their own individual way. Stories that explore the vast grandeur of the universe, worlds close to us, worlds far in the distance. Alternate Earths, co...


  • ‘The blood shone black as liquid night, as the River of the Underland. It tasted meat-thick, and salt, and sweet, familiar as wine or milk or oil. He gulped it down and down. And as he drank, every physical apparatus of his body shone within as if ...


  • 'The blood shone black as liquid night, as the River of the Underland. It tasted meat-thick, and salt, and sweet, familiar as wine or milk or oil. He gulped it down and down. And as he drank, every physical apparatus of his body shone within as if wi...


  • Night is falling, and shadows are gathering in crowds across the city, bronze and sable, flickering, or still as stone. There is always an audience here, for anything - human, beast or object - that comes close to tell its story, or betray its deadly...


  • Sometimes when people die, it comes as a great shock. Even to them…A group of the dead linger here, in the yellow dwelling on the hill – once a castle, then a stately home, now falling into ruin.These ghosts drift and mingle, and brood on their l...


  • Sometimes when people die, it comes as a great shock. Even to them... A group of the dead linger here, in the yellow dwelling on the hill - once a castle, then a stately home, now falling into ruin. These ghosts drift and mingle, and brood on their l...


  • Phantasya: An anthology of dark fantasy. This is a collection of nineteen splendid Tanith Lee tales that have been hand-picked by the author. These extraordinary journeys into Lee's hugely popular fantasy worlds span 31 years of her extraordinary wri...


  • In this new collection, which contains most of the ghost stories of Tanith Lee - including 4 new tales original to this volume - Lee slips freely through the full gamut of Fantasy, SF, Horror, Historical, Parallel and Contemporary genres. The themes ...


  • Not much is what it seems. The job can be dull, but quite demanding - it involves a lot of driving, often very long hours, an always erratic schedule. Not to mention social duties with certain important clients. The work is lucrative, however. He can...


  • In 2012 NewCon Press launched our Imaginings series with Cold Grey Stones by Tanith Lee: eleven wonderful and rich-textured stories, all previously uncollected, five of which appeared for the first time anywhere and all of which deserved to be treasu...


  • Space Is Just a Starry Night is a collection of short fiction by Tanith Lee. Its tales range across genres, as elegant as the field of stars spanning a clear dark sky. A lone survivor of plague receives a mysterious visitor; a prison planet tortures ...


  • World Fantasy Award-winning short story "The Gorgon" is the brilliant shocker that leads off this scintillating collection of Tanith Lee's tales. The other tales backing it up range from horror and the supernatural to science fiction, all from the wr...






  • Emenie lives alone. Her vocation is that of a serial killer. She can read the omens and always knows exactly who is her legitimate prey. In a ruined and collapsing world, perhaps her method is the best one. Rod, though, has a dreary life, working at ...



  • Nick Lewis certainly has no liking for his TV historian brother, Laurence. Aside from anything else Nick blames him for the death of their mother, the beautiful actress Claudia Martin. And so, is it possible the off-handedly childish trick played by ...


  • 1934... Starving to death somewhere in Europe, Anna meets Raoul.She is ready to sell herself for a meal, but he has other plans. He takes her to England, to a summer of torrential rain, and the dubious mansion of his arrogant and unsavoury relatives,...


  • A unique collection of eleven stories from Britain's foremost Mistress of the Fantastic; all are previously uncollected, two have never appeared in print before and five stories are wholly original to this collection."Tanith Lee's mast...


  • Jay has very little - except a career of taking chances. The beautiful artist Jilaine Best has everything - looks, talent and great wealth. But it seems even Jilane's perfect life is flawed. In adolescence there was the mysterious episode in France. ...


  • Don't talk to strangers. Don't even look at them. The life of Roy Phipps can be summed up in a paragraph: He's fifty, leads an uneventful, well-organised existence in the house inherited from his parents, earns a modest income writing formulaic detec...


  • The house... always growing, adding to itself, blooming, decaying, becoming reborn... But Susan doesn't live in the house of Catherine, her grandmother. Instead, she grows up in a one parent family, with her mother, the glamorous and determined Anne....


  • Tempting the Gods collects some of Tanith Lee's fiction from the late 80s to the present, from a variety of venues (Asimovs', Weird Tales, and Realms of Fantasy). They range in tone from the dark ("Cain") and Arthurian Legend ("The Kingdoms of the A...


  • in Songs of Love and Death

    IN this star-studded cross-genre anthology, seventeen of the greatest modern authors of fantasy, science fiction, and romance explore the borderlands of their genres with brand-new tales of ill-fated love. From zombie-infested woods in a postapocalyp...


  • Disturbed By Her Song collects the work of Esther Garber and her half-brother Judas Garbah, the mysterious family of writers that Tanith Lee has been channeling for the past few years. Possibly autobiographical, frequently erotic and darkly surreal, ...


  • Norilana Books is proud to present timeless works of dark beauty and imagination by the award-winning beloved British author Tanith Lee, via the new imprint TaLeKa, dedicated to showcasing the literary works of Tanith Lee and the art of John Kaiine. ...


  • Hunting the Shadows -- Volume 2 of The Selected Stories of Tanith Lee -- presents 10 more dark visions of the "Princess Royal of Fantasy" (The Village Voice) Included in this volume are such rare gems as "Antonius Bequeathed" and "The Persecution M...


  • In the world of the paranormal, the imagination reigns supreme. Populated by mysterious supernatural beings, mythic creatures and mortals possessing extraordinary powers, the ten enthralling fantasies in this spellbinding collection will transport yo...


  • in The Many Faces of Van Helsing

    An all-original anthology of short stories captures the diverse faces and feats of Van Helsing, the famed vampire hunter from Bram Stoker's Dracula, in works by such authors as Katherine Dunn, Elizabeth Hand, Kathe Koja, Tanith Lee, Kristine Katherin...


  • Finding married life ashore too tame for her wild spirit, pirate queen Artemesia Blastside, at the behest of the English government, uses her talents against the French and soon learns the high price of freedom. Reprint....



  • Jet and her robot dog, Otis, have been taken to their planet's film capital, Ollywood, and are soon catapulted into the unplumbed underworld that lurks below the studios and lots. Here lies the beautiful and sinister otherwhere of Indigara, which has...


  • Orson Scott Card's "In the Dragon's House" is a gothic yarn about the mysterious dragon that lives in the wiring of an old house, noticed by a young boy who shares its body in dreams and feels its true size and power. Mercedes Lackey's "Joust" tel...


  • Featuring thirteen fantasy stories by popular and critically acclaimed writers, this anthology offers a fascinating and unique roster of authors whose gripping tales run the gamut of fantasy themes and settings. Each original tale showcases heroic ac...






  • in Winter Moon

    Struggling under the curse of a dead comrade, Clirando, a warrior priestess unready to face the powers trapped within her, must face "The Heart of the Moon" to reveal what has been hidden.......


  • Featuring thirteen heroic fantasy stories by popular and critically acclaimed writers, this anthology offers a fascinating and unique roster of contributors who provide gripping tales that run the gamut of fantasy themes and settings. Providing a com...


  • Raised in a swamp by a mad witch, poor Louisa grew up with one goal in mind: to marry a wealthy man, then inherit his lands and money by whatever means it takes. And Louisa may well succeed, for she is a stunning beauty with the manners of an angel. ...


  • In her now-classic tale The Silver Metal Lover, award-winning author Tanith Lee told the spellbinding story of Jane and her forbidden love for a robot named Silver. In this stunning follow-up, the legend of their tragic romance lives on. But nothing ...


  • in The Fair Folk

    SOME ARE FAIR. SOME ARE FOUL. ALL ARE FANTASTIC... Here are six stories from some of the most famous names in fantasy, all with one common thread -- The Fair Folk. In Tanith Lee's "UOUS," a young woman with an unpleasant family is granted three...


  • Artemesia--also known as Art--spent her childhood on a pirate ship, and she's sick of practicing deportment at the Angels Academy for Young Maidens. Escaping, she sets out to find her mother's crew and breezily commands them out to sea. Fiery Art soo...



  • Tanith Lee concludes her compelling Secret Books of Venus quartet with a haunting and suspenseful tale set in her brilliantly reimagined alternate Venice. Centuries into the future, the sunken city of Venus has been salvaged from beneath the sea and ...


  • in When Darkness Falls

    Artist Vivien Gray's new mysterious lover promised soul-stealing ecstasy that haunted her dreams and set her spine tingling. Now their happiness was at stake -- from the ominous evil their very love had unleashed....



  • Epic in scope and thrilling in detail, Mortal Suns is set in the corridors of power in the mythical kingdom of Akhemony, which calls up the world of Ancient Greece. Acclaimed author Tanith Lee transports her readers to an ominous yet seductive altern...


  • The struggle between the two families for space on the Isle of the Dead, the overcrowded burial ground for generations of Venetian nobility, boils over and a fourteen-year-old girl is forced to pay the ultimate price. As the years pass on, parties co...


  • Claidi, the witty diary writer who captivated readers in Wolf Tower and Wolf Star, is back to complete her trilogy and delight her loyal fans. Our intrepid heroine has finally returned home for a reunion with her fiancé, Argul. But someone has poiso...


  • in Year's Best Fantasy 3

    The door to fantastic worlds, skewed realities, and breathtaking other realms is opened wide to you once more in this third anthology of the finest short fantasy fiction to emerge over the past year, compiled by acclaimed editor David G. Hartwell. Ra...


  • The day before Claidi's wedding, she is kidnapped and taken to a mountaintop palace in the shadow of an unearthly star. Wolf Star Rise is the stuff of nightmares, with rooms that change and move for no apparent reason. The only human there is Prince ...


  • Once upon a time there was a mirror. . . . So begins this dark, unusual retelling of the story of Snow White by the writer reviewers have called "the Angela Carter of the fantasy field"a whole novel based on a beloved story, turning it into a dark ...


  • A new teen fantasy series begins with this story that sweeps readers into an epic adventure while probing truths of adolescence. Claidi is a 16-year-old orphan, forced to serve as a handmaiden to a cruel, royal family in the oppressive House. Outspok...


  • In medieval Eastern Europe, Vivia is claimed by a dark lord who weds her, seduces her, and makes her a vampire. Then Vivia's mentor abandons her and she is found by Zulgaris, a handsome prince. He marries her but he cannot cure her hunger for blood. ...


  • The undead are more alive today than ever. Immortal? Indeed! Nothing has sunk its teeth into twenty-first century popular culture as pervasively as the vampire. The fangsters have the freedom to fly across all genres and all mediums - there''s even a...


  • Abducted from her wedding to Argul, Claidi finds herself crossing an ocean to a strange land, menaced by giant flowers, mysterious animals, and the Rise. At dusk each night there is the rising of the flaming Wolf Star and the landscape becomes a-lurk...


  • Volpa, a servant girl in an alternate Italy, discovers she possesses a mysterious power over fire, an ability noticed by the Church leaders, who draft her into service as a secret weapon in their holy wars....


  • In a world dedicated to pleasure, one young rebel sets out on a forbidden quest. Published for the first time in a single volume, Tanith Lee's duet of novels set in a hedonistic Utopia are as riveting and revolutionary as they were when they first ap...


  • London, 1877. Twelve-year-old Hope Glover climbs a tree to rescue a kite but instead finds the kite pulling her into the sky, over the ocean, and into a storm! She is rescued by a small, beautiful ship--the Basset--and drawn into a magical world wher...


  • In the hedonistic atmosphere of an eighteenth-century Venice Carnival, gaiety turns deadly when Furian Furiano happens upon a mask of Apollo floating in the murky waters of the canals. The mask hides a sinister art, and Furian finds himself trapped i...


  • The young wanderer Tanaquil can mend anything that is broken--except her own heart. With the engagement of Honj to her sister, Emperess Lizra, she returns home to her sorcerous mother--and her mother's new lover, the magician Worabex. Caught up in...


  • In this first volume of The Secret Books of Paradys, Lee begins the search for a demonic creature seemingly impervious to sword, conjuring, or prayer. Readers won’t want to miss number two in the series, The Book of the Beast....


  • A haunted house and a ghostly woman are the instruments that release an ancient curse upon the forgotten city of Paradys. As a savage, unholy beast prowls the city’s streets, a young student seeks to uncover the secrets that will lead to his salvat...



  • Left homeless in the wake of a series of family tragedies, sixteen-year-old Annie Ember is shipped off to serve as a scullery maid on the exotic Smolte estate, where she is introduced to a dark, decadent, and perverse world. Reprint....


  • A new tale of horror featuring the mysterious vampiric family of Scarabae follows Anna, a family member, as she and twenty other children are kidnapped and taken to a pyramid under the Southern ice by an immortal named Cain. By the author of Personal...


  • Tanaquil, a young mender, and her familiar come face-to-face with her half-sister, Lizra, who forces Tanaquil to make a perilous choice between siding with Lizra in her quest for conquest or risking her terrible anger...


  • Emerging from the burned remains of their old home, the ancient, elegant Scarabae ready themselves for a new life of seduction and feasting, until little Ruth ignites a blaze of chaos through the streets of London that threatens them all. Original....


  • In this concluding volume, a seductive nightmare unfolds in three parallel versions of the city that are connected by a labyrinth of ice whose dangers are amplified by the will and emotion of its lunatic travelers...


  • Drawn to the ominous house of Scarabae by the promise of passion, Rachaela soon finds herself a prisoner of her own desire, seduced into a dark and dangerous existence by a lover who bears her family name. Original....


  • SEASON OF THE BEAST In the streets of the sukh, Daniel Vehmund moves among snake charmers and dagger jugglers. Wanted for murder, he travels the world, lured on by a brilliant diamond and a curse, caught in the sway of every full moon.... On a ...


  • A macabre dark fantasy of enchantment, misfortune, corruption, and death The unnerving third volume of the Secret Books of Paradys begins with a fable of two doomed weddings. In The Weasel Bride, a white weasel transforms into a fair maiden under ...


  • "LIGHTNING STRIKES...." The fortune teller had spoken the words, shown her the cards that predicted she would become the focal point of great events. But now, a captive of those who had invaded her land, Ara could only wait, hoping to discover the t...


  • in Blood is Not Enough

    In this stunning new collection, GAHAN WILSON invites two hungry strangers to a beach party. One sports a grin, the other a saw... TANITH LEE invokes a dreadful demon in the mind of a love-starved woman ... JOE HALDEMAN carves a chilling verse of ter...




  • Azhriaz, daughter of the Demon Lord of Night, and her lover, Prince Chuz, Delusion's Master, escape from the underworld citadel to the land of mortal men, pursued by dread demons, servants of her father...


  • The return of a classic novella by internationally acclaimed fantasist Tanith Lee. It was big and beautiful and so black that it was like a hole in space, and it was completely impossible. Unicorns didn't belong in this world except in legends. But t...


  • In the age of demons, when the Earth was still flat, a daughter was born to a mortal beauty and Azhrarn, Demon Lord of Night. This Daughter of the Night was called Azhriaz, and she was hidden away on a mist- shrouded isle, spirit-guarded, to spend he...


  • IN DARKNESS SHE WAKES-- a beautiful young woman, forever imprisoned in the Castle of Dark. Guarded and bespelled by two old hags, can she master the secret magic to summon the champion who will set her free? INTO DARKNESS HE RIDES-- a handsome p...


  • The free humans lived underground, secretive, like rats. Above, the world was a fearsome place for them -- the open sky a terror, the night so black, and the striding machines from space so laser-flame deadly. Esther dared the open; she saw the sky;...



  • THE GORGON a brilliant shocker that leads off this scintillating new collection of Tanith Lee's tales, was the winner of the World Fantasy Award for best short story of the year. It is appropriate that it gives its title to these tales ranging from h...


  • All the magic and mystery of fabled India is woven into these marvel tales of seven strange nights. For that vast land which many have conquered and none have subdued is the home of ten thousand gods and a hundred thousand demons -- and the teeming r...


  • in Bloodsuckers: The Vampire Archives Volume 1

    The Vampire Archives is the scariest, hungriest, undeadliest collection of vampire stories ever assembled. Dark, stormy, and delicious, once you're in its clutches there's no escape. From the first to last bite, it's a bloody good read. Featuring:...


  • The lowland girl seemed to contain fire. Her hair stirred, flickered, gushed upward, blowing flame in a wind that did not blow. A tower of light shot up the sky, beginning where the girl stood. For half a second there was only light, then it took fo...


  • In a parallel world, in a Renaissance Italy just a little bit different from that we know, a dashing young man named Romulan met a lovely young lady named Iuletta. But between their romance stood the hatred of their feuding families -- and a witchcra...


  • BLACK AS INK How would it be if Snow White were the real villain and the "wicked queen" just a sadly maligned innocent? What if awakening the Sleeping Beauty should be the mistake of a lifetime -- of several lifetimes? What if the famous folk tales...



  • He seemed utterly natural and perfectly human. He had total coordination and beautiful grace. He was handsome: eyes like two russet stars, eyelashes and hair dark cinnamon. Skin pale silver. He was a robot, and he could do everything a man could d...


  • When the world was flat and the gods had not yet restructured the universe, the cities and hopes of mankind hung upon the whims of the immortal lords of all diabolical powers. For these, such as Azhrarn, Night's Master, and Uhlume, Death's Master,...


  • Even in today's world there are corners where past evils still cast their terror-haunted shadows. When the young man, Christian, came to his inheritance -- a once grand mansion in just such a remote corner of France, he knew only that there was some ...



  • The planet did not rotate. On one side eternal day, the sun shining down hotly from the center of the heavens. On the opposite side eternal night, the stars glowing cold in the black and airless sky. Yet the planet had been colonized. In ages past...


  • Kill the dead? How can you slay that which is already slain? Yet...sometimes the dead refuse to stay quiet. For there are times when the dead have a duty that must be fulfilled. There are times when those must walk who defy God and Nature to do so; ...


  • DRACULA? A mere figment of superstition, a thing that could not exist. SABELLA? A very real person, an enticing girl of flesh and warmth -- who detested the sunlight, who required the blood of young men to feed upon, who was all that Dracula was sa...


  • The world called Indigo turned upside down for Magdala Cled one unexpected morning. From being that world's only genetic misfit, the shunned outcast of an otherwise ideal society, she became the focus of attention for mighty forces. Once they had ...


  • In those days the world was flat and demons dwelled beneath who walked among the cities and kingdoms of the surface with powers and mischiefs to please themselves. Among those demons there were two who were mighty above all others. One was Azhrarn...


  • In those days the Earth was not a sphere and the demons dwelled in vast magical caverns beneath its surface. Wondrous cities dotted the land and strange peoples and fabulous beasts prowled the deserts and jungles of the world. Supreme among those...


  • He called himself by the name of the father he had never known, Vazkor, king of a forgotten land. In his veins were mingled the blood of that regal warrior and that of his witch mother, the silver-masked, snowy-haired survivor of the hated Old Race. ...


  • I saw her, hanging in the sky like a flake of the moon. A woman, her face masked by a black shireen, her body by a black shift, but her white arms spread, and her white, white, bone-white hair blowing all around her like a flame composed of smoke. Re...


  • The author of the unforgettable BIRTHGRAVE, of the panoramic outworld of THE STORM LORD, and of the future folk of DON'T BITE THE SUN, now presents us with something different -- and yet equally enthralling in its color and fantasy and high adventure...


  • Four-BEE was an utopian city. If you didn't mind being taken care of all your long long life, having a wild time as a "jang" teen-ager, able to do anything you wanted from killing yourself innumerable times, changing bodies, changing sex, and raising...


  • THE STORM LORD is a big novel of an unknown planet and of the conflict of empires and peoples on that world. It is the story of a priestess raped and slain, of a baby born of a king and hidden among strangers, and of how that child, grown to manhood,...