Matador Books In Publication Order
- The Man Who Never Missed (1985)
- Matadora (1986)
- The Machiavelli Interface (1986)
- The Omega Cage (With: Michael Reaves) (1988)
- The 97th Step (1989)
- The Albino Knife (1991)
- Black Steel (1992)
- Brother Death (1992)
- The Musashi Flex (2005)
Matador Books In Chronological Order
- The Musashi Flex (2005)
- The Omega Cage (With: Michael Reaves) (1988)
- The 97th Step (1989)
- The Man Who Never Missed (1985)
- Matadora (1986)
- The Machiavelli Interface (1986)
- The Albino Knife (1991)
- Black Steel (1992)
- Brother Death (1992)
Cutter’s Wars Books In Publication Order
- The Ramal Extraction (2012)
- The Vastalimi Gambit (2013)
- The Tejano Conflict (2014)
Net Force Books In Publication Order
- Net Force (With: Tom Clancy,Steve Pieczenik) (1998)
- Hidden Agendas (With: Tom Clancy,Steve Pieczenik) (1998)
- Night Moves (With: Tom Clancy,Steve Pieczenik) (1999)
- Breaking Point (With: Tom Clancy,Steve Pieczenik) (2000)
- Point of Impact (With: Tom Clancy,Steve Pieczenik) (2001)
- CyberNation (With: Tom Clancy,Steve Pieczenik) (2001)
- State of War (With: Tom Clancy,Larry Segriff,Steve Pieczenik) (2003)
- Changing of the Guard (With: Tom Clancy,Larry Segriff,Steve Pieczenik) (2003)
- Springboard (With: Tom Clancy,Larry Segriff,Steve Pieczenik) (2005)
- The Archimedes Effect (With: Tom Clancy,Larry Segriff,Steve Pieczenik) (2006)
- Dark Web (By:Tom Clancy,Steve Pieczenik,Jerome Preisler) (2019)
- Eye of the Drone (By:Jerome Preisler) (2020)
- Attack Protocol (By:Jerome Preisler) (2020)
- Threat Point (By:Jerome Preisler) (2021)
Stellar Ranger Books In Publication Order
- Stellar Ranger (1994)
- Lone Star (1995)
Venture Silk Books In Publication Order
- Spindoc (1994)
- The Forever Drug (1995)
Adventures of Conan Books In Publication Order
- Conan the Valorous (By:John Maddox Roberts) (1985)
- Conan The Raider (By:Leonard Carpenter) (1986)
- Conan the Fearless (1986)
- Conan The Renegade (By:Leonard Carpenter) (1986)
- Conan the Champion (By:John Maddox Roberts) (1987)
- Conan the Defiant (1987)
- Conan The Marauder (By:John Maddox Roberts) (1988)
- Conan the Warlord (By:Leonard Carpenter) (1988)
- Conan the Valiant (By:Roland J. Green) (1988)
- Conan the Great (By:Leonard Carpenter) (1989)
- Conan The Hero (By:Leonard Carpenter) (1989)
- Conan the Bold (By:John Maddox Roberts) (1989)
- Conan the Indomitable (1989)
- Conan The Free Lance (1990)
- Conan the Formidable (1990)
- Conan the Guardian (By:Roland J. Green) (1991)
- Conan the Outcast (By:Leonard Carpenter) (1991)
- Conan the Rogue (By:John Maddox Roberts) (1991)
- Conan the Relentless (By:Roland J. Green) (1992)
- Conan The Savage (By:Leonard Carpenter) (1992)
- Conan and the Treasure of Python (By:John Maddox Roberts) (1993)
- Conan of the Red Brotherhood (By:Leonard Carpenter) (1993)
- Conan and the Gods of the Mountain (By:Roland J. Green) (1993)
- Conan and the Manhunters (By:John Maddox Roberts) (1994)
- Conan The Hunter (By:) (1994)
- Conan Scourge of Bloody Coast (By:Leonard Carpenter) (1994)
- Conan at the Demon’s Gate (By:Roland J. Green) (1994)
- Conan and the Amazon (By:John Maddox Roberts) (1995)
- Conan The Gladiator (By:Leonard Carpenter) (1995)
- Conan and the Mists of Doom (By:Roland J. Green) (1995)
- Conan and the Emerald Lotus (By:) (1995)
- Conan and the Shaman’s Curse (By:) (1996)
- Conan Lord of the Black River (By:Leonard Carpenter) (1996)
- Conan and the Death Lord of Thanza (By:Roland J. Green) (1997)
- Conan and the Grim Grey God (By:) (1997)
Aliens (Bantam Books) Books In Publication Order
- Earth Hive (1992)
- Nightmare Asylum (1993)
- The Female War (1993)
- Genocide (By:David Bischoff) (1993)
- Alien Harvest (1994)
- Rogue (1995)
- The Labyrinth (By:S.D. Perry) (1996)
- Music Of The Spears (By:Yvonne Navarro) (1996)
- Berserker (1998)
- Alien: The Cold Forge (By:Alex White) (2018)
Aliens Vs. Predator Books In Publication Order
- Prey (1994)
- Hunter’s Planet (By:David Bischoff) (1994)
- War (By:S.D. Perry) (1999)
Indiana Jones: Prequels Books In Publication Order
- Indiana Jones and the Sky Pirates (By:Martin Caidin) (1993)
- Indiana Jones and the White Witch (By:Martin Caidin) (1994)
- Indiana Jones and the Philosopher’s Stone (By:) (1995)
- Indiana Jones and the Dinosaur Eggs (By:) (1996)
- Indiana Jones and the Hollow Earth (By:) (1997)
- Indiana Jones and the Secret of the Sphinx (By:) (1999)
- Indiana Jones and the Army of the Dead (2009)
Men In Black Books In Publication Order
- Men In Black (1997)
- Men in Black: The Grazer Conspiracy (By:Dean Wesley Smith) (2000)
- Men in Black II (By:Esther M. Friesner) (2002)
Psi-Force Books In Publication Order
- Psi-Force#2 (0)
- Psi-Force#1 (0)
Star Risk Books In Publication Order
- Star Risk Ltd. (By:Chris Bunch) (2002)
- The Scoundrel Worlds (By:Chris Bunch) (2003)
- The Doublecross Program (By:Chris Bunch) (2004)
- The Dog From Hell (By:Chris Bunch) (2005)
- The Gangster Conspiracy (2007)
Time Machine Books In Publication Order
- Search for Dinosaurs (By:David Bischoff) (1984)
- Civil War Secret Agent (1984)
- Sword of the Samurai (By:Michael Reaves) (1984)
- Sword of the Samurai (With: Michael Reaves) (1984)
- The Rings of Saturn (By:Arthur Byron Cover) (1985)
- American Revolutionary (By:Arthur Byron Cover) (1985)
- Search for the Nile (By:Robert W. Walker) (1986)
- Blade of the Guillotine (By:Arthur Byron Cover) (1986)
- Last of the Dinosaurs (By:Peter Lerangis) (1988)
- World War II Code Breaker (By:Peter Lerangis) (1989)
Titan A.E. Books In Publication Order
- Titan A.E. (2000)
Standalone Novels In Publication Order
- The Tularemia Gambit (1981)
- Hellstar (With: Michael Reaves) (1984)
- Dome (With: Michael Reaves) (1987)
- The Hero Curse (1990)
- The Mask (1994)
- The Trinity Vector (1996)
- Leonard Nimoy’s Primortals (1997)
- The Digital Effect (1997)
- Time Was (With: Gary A. Braunbeck) (1998)
- Windowpane (2001)
- Immune Response (2006)
- Master Of Pamor (2009)
- Bristlecone (2010)
- Champion of the Dead (2010)
- Curse the Darkness (2010)
- The Chronicles of Eilandia: The Dreadnaught (2011)
Short Stories/Novellas In Publication Order
- Jolly Roger (2011)
- Tigers in the Rain (2012)
- Thong the Barbarian Meets the Cycle Sluts of Saturn (2012)
Collections In Publication Order
- Gatekeeper in Hell (2011)
Aliens Collections In Publication Order
- The Complete Aliens Omnibus: Volume One (2015)
- The Complete Aliens Omnibus: Volume Two (By:Robert Sheckley,David Bischoff) (2016)
- The Complete Aliens Omnibus: Volume Three (By:Sandy Schofield) (2016)
- Aliens: Bug Hunt (By:Heather Graham,Jonathan Maberry,Mike Resnick,David Farland,Rachel Caine,James A. Moore,Dan Abnett,Christopher Golden,Scott Sigler,Yvonne Navarro,Ray Garton,Tim Lebbon,Paul Kupperberg,Keith R.A. DeCandido,,Weston Ochse,Larry Correia,Matt Forbeck) (2017)
- The Complete Aliens Omnibus: Volume Four (By:Yvonne Navarro,S.D. Perry) (2017)
- The Complete Aliens Omnibus: Volume Five (By:Michael Jan Friedman,Diane Carey) (2017)
- The Complete Aliens Omnibus: Volume Six (By:John Shirley,Diane Carey) (2018)
- The Complete Aliens Omnibus: Volume Seven (By:B.K. Evenson) (2018)
Medstar Books In Publication Order
- Jedi Healer (2004)
- Battle Surgeons (2004)
- Star Wars Medstar (2020)
Predator Books In Publication Order
- Forever Midnight (By:John Shirley) (2006)
- Flesh and Blood (By:Robert Greenberger,Michael Jan Friedman) (2007)
- South China Sea (By:Jeff VanderMeer) (2008)
- Turnabout (2008)
Isaac Asimov’s Anthology Books In Publication Order
- Isaac Asimov’s Space of Her Own (By:Connie Willis,Ursula K. Le Guin,Pat Cadigan,Joan D. Vinge,Tanith Lee,Pamela Sargent,,Mary Gentle) (1983)
- Isaac Asimov’s Aliens & Outworlders (With: Isaac Asimov,,Larry Niven,Lisa Tuttle,Garry Douglas Kilworth,Jack C. Haldeman II,Barry N. Malzberg,William F. Wu,Bob Shaw,Kate Wilhelm,,,,Madeleine E. Robins) (1983)
- Isaac Asimov’s Fantasy! (By:) (1985)
- Isaac Asimov’s Fantasy! (By:Connie Willis,George R.R. Martin,Ron Goulart,John Kessel,George Alec Effinger,Robert Thurston,Tanith Lee,Lucius Shepard) (1989)
- Isaac Asimov’s Aliens (By:Isaac Asimov) (1991)
- Isaac Asimov’s Robots (By:Isaac Asimov) (1991)
- Isaac Asimov’s SF-Lite (By:Isaac Asimov) (1993)
- Isaac Asimov’s War (By:Isaac Asimov) (1993)
- Isaac Asimov’s Cyberdreams (By:Isaac Asimov) (1994)
- Isaac Asimov’s Skin Deep (By:Isaac Asimov) (1995)
- Isaac Asimov’s Ghosts (By:Isaac Asimov) (1995)
- Isaac Asimov’s Christmas (By:Isaac Asimov) (1997)
- Isaac Asimov’s Camelot (By:Isaac Asimov) (1998)
- Isaac Asimov’s Detectives (By:Isaac Asimov) (1998)
- Isaac Asimov’s Valentines (By:Isaac Asimov) (1999)
- Isaac Asimov’s Werewolves (By:Isaac Asimov) (1999)
- Isaac Asimov’s Solar System (By:Gardner R. Dozois) (1999)
- Isaac Asimov’s Utopias (By:Isaac Asimov) (2000)
- Isaac Asimov’s Father Day (By:Isaac Asimov) (2001)
- Isaac Asimov’s Halloween (By:Isaac Asimov) (2001)
Star Wars Legends Books In Publication Order
- Star Wars Episode #04: A New Hope Novelization (1976)
- Tales from the Mos Eisley Cantina (1995)
- Tales from the Empire (1997)
- Tales from the New Republic (1999)
- The Approaching Storm (2002)
- The Dangerous Games (2002)
- A Forest Apart (2003)
- Tatooine Ghost (2003)
- Jango Fett vs. the Razor Eaters (2003)
- Legacy of the Jedi (2003)
- The Ruins of Dantooine (2003)
- Outbound Flight (2006)
- Star Wars (2007)
- Death Star (2007)
- Star Wars: Death Star (2007)
- The Life and Legend of Obi-Wan Kenobi (2008)
- A New Hope: The Life of Luke Skywalker (2009)
- Star Wars A New Hope: The LIfe of Luke Skywalker (2009)
- Crisis on Coruscant , #4) (2010)
- Crosscurrent (2010)
- Fire Ring Race (2010)
- Shinbone Showdown (2010)
- Choices of One (2011)
- Shadow Games (2011)
- Riptide (2011)
- Knight Errant (2011)
- Winner Lose All (2012)
- Scourge (2012)
- The Wrath of Darth Maul (2012)
- Scoundrels (2013)
- The Last Jedi (2013)
- Kenobi (2013)
- Crucible (2013)
Anthologies In Publication Order
- Isaac Asimov’s Aliens & Outworlders (1983)
- Fiction River: Fantasy Adrift (2014)
- You Really Liked That?: Stories from Pulphouse Fiction Magazine (2019)
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Once a ruthless soldier, Emile Khadaji has disappeared from the Confederation with a secret plan to destroy it all in the name of freedom.
She’s one of the best martial artists in the universe. One of the finest bodyguards alive. And she’s back.
Master Khadaji and the Matadors are determined to bring down Marcus Wall and the Galactic Confederation. But Wall has plans of his own and will do whatever it takes to remain in power.
The story of Emile Khadaji’s mentor, who lived a life of desolation and thievery before training as a warrior by the Siblings of the Shroud learning lethal skills that would some day forge a legend and conquer an empire.
The ruling elite summons Bork, strongman of the Matadors, to save them from a secret brotherhood armed with the powers of an alien civilization.
The Musashi Flex: it’s not just a game. In the early twenty third century, under the Galactic Confederation, one of very few ways to rise above your caste is to become a player in the extreme martial arts game known as The Musashi Flex. Now, three people will enter its violent culture. Lazlo Mourn is ready to hang up his blades when his moves suddenly evolve toward a form of fighting unlike any the galaxy has ever seen. Journalist Cayne Sola is determined to get the big story on the games, and not even the most blood hungry Flex fighter will stop her. Billionaire Ellis Mtumbo Shaw has everything money can buy except fame on the Flex fields of combat, but an untested drug may put that within his reach. Their fates will entwine and be decided in the bloody arena of the Flex. And if they survive, their story will become legend. STEVE PERRY is an American television writer and science fiction author. He has written books in the Star Wars, Alien, and Conan universes, as well as for Tom Clancy’s ‘Net Force’ series. He is a practitioner of the Indonesian martial art of Pentjak Silat, which inspired him to create the fictional martial arts Sumito and Teras Kasi featured in the Matador series for which he is best known. He lives in the Pacific Northwest.
In the year 2010, computers are the new superpowers. Those who control them, control the world. To enforce the New Laws, Congress creates the ultimate computer security agency within the FBI: Net ForceWhen the director of Net Force is assassinated, Deputy Director Alex Michaels is thrust into one of the most powerful and dangerous positions in the world. At the same time, cyber terrorists sabotage mainframe computers across the country, causing famine, chaos, and death. Now Michaels and his team must find out who is responsible and what they have to gain. But there is another problem. If they assassinated one Net Force director, what will stop them from assassinating another?A powerful examination of America’s defense and intelligence systems of the future, Tom Clancy’s Net Forceis the creation of Tom Clancy and Steve Pieczenik, inspiring this novel as well as the explosive ABC Television miniseries.
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In the year 2010, computers are the new superpower. Those who control them control the world. To enforce the New Laws, Congress creates the ultimate computer security agency with the FBI: the Net Force.
Instructions on how to make a bomb…
a list of every U.S. spy in the Euro Asian theater…
Someone with access to classified information is posting it on the Internet and it’s costing lives. Net Force Commander Alex Michaels is in the hot seat. Now, before a hostile Senate committee, he must justify the very existence of the Net Force.
Meanwhile, a virus is unleashed that throws the federal financial systems into chaos. And the Net Force operatives must hunt the wily hacker through the twists and turns of cyberspace down a path that leads them dangerously close to home…
From the 1 bestselling author Tom Clancy comes a new exciting installment in the Net Force series In the year 2010, computers are the new superpowers. Those who control them control the world. To enforce the Net Laws, Congress creates the ultimate computer security agency within the FBI: the Net Force. A Union Jack appearing on computer screens all over the world is just a harbinger of the danger to come. As cyberspace is thrown into chaos, several computer experts suffer strokes while hunting the deadly hacker in virtual reality. One of them is the Net Force’s own Jay Gridley. And now the Net Force operatives must track down a man capable of cracking every computer code in the world…
and pitting nation against nation.
In the year 2010, computers are the new superpowers. Those who control them control the world. To enforce the Net Laws, Congress creates the ultimate computer security agency within the FBI: the Net Force. Reeling from a shattered personal life, Net Force Commander Alex Michaels is informed that top secret information from a joint Air Force Navy venture has been accessed and downloaded. The research involves an atmospheric weapon with the capability to drive half a country into madness using low frequency wave generation. Now the technology has fallen into the wrong hands and testing has begun…
A powerful examination of America’s defense and intelligence systems of the future, Tom Clancy’s Net Force TM is the creation of Tom Clancy and Steve Pieczenik. Read by Stephen Lang
In the year 2010, computers are the new superpowers. Those who control them, control the world. To enforce the Net Laws, Congress creates the ultimate computer security agency within the FBI: the Net Force. It’s the rich man’s drug of choice and it’s being sold on the internet for a thousand dollars a capsule. A potent mixture of smart drugs, psychedelics, angel dust, and steroids, it can turn a fifty year old into a raging beast of aggression and sexual desire. Now, it’s up to the Net Force to find the source of this dangerous designer drug. Before another murder. Before another rape. Before every user self destructs…
A powerful examination of America’s defense and intelligence systems of the future, Tom Clancy’s Net Force is the creation of Tom Clancy and Steve Pieczenik.
In the year 2010, computers are the new superpowers. Those who control them control the world. To enforce the Net Laws, Congress creates the ultimate computer security agency within the FBP the Net Force. When web service is disrupted across the world, a new nation makes its presence known. Terrorists from a virtual country called CyberNation have taken the web hostage. Their demands: worldwide recognition and rights for their ‘citizens.’ Though there are millions of CyberNation sympathizers, Net Force rallies its troops for an all out war on three fronts politically, physically, and electronically because dealing with terrorists is never an option…
A powerful examination of America’s defense and intelligence systems of the future, Tom Clancy’s Net ForceTM is the creation of Tom Clancy and Steve Pieczenik.
In the year 2010, computers are the new superpowers. Those who control them control the world. To enforce the Net Laws, Congress has created the ultimate computer security agency within the FBI: Net Force. Minor viruses are eating away at the Net Force computers. The e mial shut downs and flickering monitors are hardly emergencies but they’ve been keeping the tech department hopping. Same with the sudden rash of time consuming lawsuits. No one in the Net Froce has a moment to spare, which is exactly the way Mitchell Townsend Ames wants it. Because when the shadowy mastermind launches his master plan, he wants Net Force to be looking the other way…
Though the head of a major multinational corporation and a key player in world affairs Samuel Walker Cox has a past that few people know about. But that group is about to get bigger. A computer disk has fallen into the hands of the Net Force, outing the powerful American businessman as a former Russian spy. Cox is willing to see the world in ruins to protect his name. Lucky for the United States that Net Force is on the job and is about to prove that no man is above the law…
A top secret Pentagon wargame is hacked. Only Net Force has the expertise to track down the culprit, but they are tied up with other priorities. Due to shifting budget priorities, Net Force is moved onto the DoD budget. That means that as a military operation, they can now give top priority to the Pentagon’s problem. They soon make a connection between the attack and a Chinese general in Macau. But this investigation is too big for Net Force and they are forced to work with members of Cybernation, the virtual reality nation which has opposed Net Force in the past.
‘At one time, Tom Clancy was an obscure Maryland insurance broker with a passion for naval history and only a letter to the editor and a brief article on the MX missile to his credit. Years before he had been an English major at Baltimore’s Loyola College and had always dreamed of writing a novel. His first effort, The Hunt for Red October the story of a Russian submarine captain who defects to the United States sold briskly as a result of rave reviews, then catapulted onto the New York Times bestseller list after President Reagan pronounced it the perfect yarn and non put downable. Since then Clancy has established himself as an undisputed master at blending exceptional realism and authenticity, intricate plotting, and razor sharp suspense. Clancy s next novel, Red Storm Rising, took on U.S./Soviet tension by providing a realistic modern war scenario arising from a conventional Soviet attack on NATO. Other bestsellers followed: Patriot Games dealt with terrorism; Cardinal of the Kremlin focused on spies, secrets and the strategic defense initiative; Clear and Present Danger asked what if there was a real war on drugs; The Sum of All Fears centered around post Cold War attempts to rekindle U.S./Soviet animosity; Without Remorse took on the rising U.S. drug trade and Vietnam War era POW s; and Debt of Honor explored the hazards of American/Japanese economic competition, the vulnerability of America s financial system, and the dangers of military downsizing. In light of the events of September 11, 2001, Debt of Honor demonstrated once and for all Clancy s cutting edge prescience in predicting future events. The novel ends with a suicide attack against the U.S. Capitol Building by a terrorist flying a 747 out of Dulles airport. Clancy s uninterrupted string of best sellers continued with Executive Orders, which combined the threat of biological and conventional terrorism with the instability of the Persian Gulf region; Rainbow Six, which explored the dual threats posed by former Soviet intelligence operatives willing to sell themselves to the highest bidder, and genetically engineering bio weapons; and The Bear and The Dragon, which posited a limited war between China, the U.S. and Russia. Clancy s nonfiction works include Submarine, Armored Cav, Fighter Wing, Marine, and Airborne a series of guided tours of America s warfighting assets. He has also written three books in an extraordinary nonfiction series that looks deep into the art of war through the eyes of America s outstanding military commanders. Into The Storm: A Study in Command, written with armor and infantry General Fred Franks Jr., and Every Man a Tiger, written with Air Force General Chuck Horner, won unanimous praise for their detailed exploration of traditional war fighting from the ground and from the air. The third book in the Commanders series, Shadow Warriors: Inside the Special Forces, written with General Carl Stiner, former commander of the U.S. Special Operations Command, tells the story of the soldiers whose training, resourcefulness, and creativity make them capable of jobs that few other soldiers can handle, in situations where traditional arms and movement don t apply. ‘
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 Bartatua’s ambition to further his sorcerous schemes. Ishkala, haughty Princess of Sogaria, and Lakhme, seductress and spy, weave their own intrigues as the power of gods is drawn to the City of Mounds, ancient necropolis of the Hyrkanians. Every hand is turned against Conan, and he can only be Conan the Marauder
In the Ibar Mountains the necromancer Eremius is raising a demon spawned army, using in of the fabled Jewels of Kurag. Snared in the court intrigues of Aghrapur, trapped by Lord Misrak, the King’s deadly master of spies, Conan of Cimmeria must ride to comfort Ermius, accompanies against his will by the sorceress Illyanan. But Illyana herself carries the second Jewel, and whoever possesses both will gain power to challenge the gods. Plots and treachery loom at Conan’s back, but those who seek to catch him in their web do not know that they face Conan of Cimmeria, Conan the Valiant.
In the steaming jungles of Venji, Conan of Cimmeria fights in a war seemingly without end, a war against drug crazed raiders who strike without warning and vanish like smoke, a war against the implacable wizard, Mojourna. Yet his enemies are not only those he can see. The intrigues of the powerful court eunuchs reach south from Imperial Aghrapur, and the plottings of generals who would sit on the throne, and even the conjurings of his own mind, will be turned against him. Only one man could survive. Only one man could triumph. Only Conan the Hero
All Conan wants to do is make his way in peace, but the evil necromancer Katamy Rey has named him as his next victim.
A chance meeting with giants. A brush with the murderous Varg. A run in with a treacherous hedge wizard, complete with socery twisted henchmen. Conan thought he was just passing through on his way to the wicked delights of fabled Shadizar, but others have different plans, some of which might leave the young Cimmerian dead. He really did not need to attract the attentions of two women at once, and neither of them entirely human. This time he may not survive.
After a gambling dispute erupts into violence and death, Conan of Cimmeria is condemned to the hellish mine pits of Brythunia where no man has ever escaped or survived. But Conan breaks free and disappears into the wilderness, far from civilization, and into the eager arms of Songa, a forest maiden. Still the demon goddess Ninga has seized control of Brythunia and her insatiable appetite for human sacrifice threatens to devour the world. Only one man can strike at the very heart of Ninga’s religion of blood. A man who carries death in his eyes.
Fleeing the sorcerous destruction of a long lost city, Conan fights side by side with Valeria of the Red Brotherhood, that notorious and voluptuous she pirate. Pursued by deadly spies and assassins, the Cimmerian and Valeria find themselves caught squarely in the front ranks of a bloody and savage war. But greater peril lurks in the shadow of a vast and forbidding mountain, where the Spirit Speaker wage occult battle with God Men, who can read the future and summon a Living Wind that consumes the soul even as it destroys the flesh.
Even a sword powered by barbarian might is of little use against spirits, much less against great beings of the elder dark, but the final struggle for survival will come down ton…
Conan and the Gods of the Mountain
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 tons of gold and jewels past the city guards and escape to a place of safety, while pursued by the most efficient and dangerous band of manhunters ever assembled, led by a warrior whose skills and ferocity rival Conan himself. But great dangers lurk when Conan returns to the temple and the priests of Ahriman conspire to bring their fearsome deity back into the world…
No son of Cimmeria ever spent much time mourning what was gone forever…
but Conan has never before lost a woman such as Belit, the fierce pirate queen. So great is his grief that the mighty barbarian disappears into the wild green depths of the Black Coast. But Conan cannot hide himself from an adventure for long!Along with a fearsome band of Bamula tribesman, Conan is transported by the Demon’s Gate to the distant Pictish Wilderness, where he must lead the Bamula warriors against warring clans of savage Picts, a deadly living statue, and a powerful sorcerer bent on revenge!
When Conan puts Roganthus the Strongman out of commission in a street brawl he soon finds himself drawn in by the slender Sathilda and her pet panther as part of a travelling troupe. What starts as an innocent pastime turns into a deadly game when the circus is called to the Arena of the Stygian capital of Luxor. There they are forced to fight for their lives against exotic warriors and all manner of wild beasts. no one has yet survived the whims of the tyrannical Emperor Commodorus.
And then there are the foul sorceries of the black robed priests of the snake god Set…
One wizard is bad. Two are a disaster…
And a deadly disaster, too. For Conan, after refusing to help the evil wizard Ethram Fal, has been cursed with a spell that is slowly, inexorably squeezing the life from his mighty frame. The only person who can banish the spell besides Ethram Fal, of course is the sorceress Zelandra: a raven haired beauty who practices only white magic…
or so she says. Zelandra has offered to lift the spell from the Cimmerian, if only he will do her one small service: steal the deadly Emerald Lotus from the clutches of Ethram Fal in his impregnable desert fortress. No good can come of this, Conan thinks to himself. Once sorcery gets mixed up in it, the whole job goes to hell!Unfortunately, he’s right.
Few places are as desolate as the Thanza Mountains on the border of Nemedia and Aqilonia. few area are so remote, so dangerous, or so inaccessible…
which is why Conan chose these mountains as the perfect spot in the world for Conan to be. Unfortunately, it is the single worst spot in the world for Conan to be. Bandits and sorcerers and worse inhabit this lonely realm. Worst of all, it is the home of the Soul of Thanza. He who possesses the Soul will become the Death Lord a post unfilled for many thousands of years. If the Death Lord should come into his full power, mountains will move, seas will be pushed back, the earth itself will shiver, and dead men will rise to fight again. No army of puny humans will be able to stand against the Death lord. Only one man would even dare to try Conan the Cimmerian!
Tales there are of ancient Nithia, a city buried in the sand for countless generations. And there is a statues, it is whispered, in a building in these forbidden ruins, carved from an impossibly huge pearl: the treasure of a lifetime. This is Conan’s quest the treasure with which he can achieve anything. But others have heard the whispers that tell of the statue, this Grim Grey God: Jade, the mysterious empress of the thieves’ guild; Toj, the most deadly assassin of Hyborea; and two of the most dangerous necromancers alive. These last seek the statue not for it fortune, but for its power the power to end the reign of light and begin the rule of darkness. Only Conan dares to stand against them…
. But he is too late?
Wilks was a space marine with a near fatal flaw: he had a heart. Billie was a child, the only survivor of a far flung colony outpost. Thrown together in the last hellish night of an alien invasion, Billie and Wilks helped each other get out alive. Thirteen years later Wilks is in prison, and Billie lives in a mental institution, the nightmare memories of the massacre at Rim seared into her mind. Now the government has tapped Wilks to lead an expedition to the aliens’ home planet to bring back a live alien. But the competition on Earth to develop the aliens as a new weapons system is brutal. When Wilks’s team departs on their mission, a trained assassin trails them. And what follows is no less than guerrilla warfare on the aliens’ planet and alien conquest on Earth!
Wilks, Billie, and Bueller were the last survivors of a devastating assault on the aliens’ home planet. But once their retum to the solar system made them refugees once more, fleeing Earth and its alien infestation in a desperate attempt to stay alive. Now, in an otherwise unmanned military transport, they hurtle through space. Destination: unknown. Little do they know that the cargo they carry with them is a legacy of death that they will ultimately have to face. Nor do they know that they head toward a remote colony and military outpost. This pocket of humanity at the very edges of space is at the mercy of a general names Spears with an agenda all his own. Now Billie, Wilks, and Bueller face a new nightmare, and it is nothing they could ever have imagined: a gift of madness from an alien world, unbalanced mind, and the experiences of a mysterious pilot named Lieutenant Ellen Ripley.
Lieutenant Ellen Ripley awoke from her long journey in space with a hole in her memory and an overwhelming drive to survive. When she meets Wilks and Billie, two battered veterans in the war against the aliens. She realizes she’s found two comrades in arms and she’s ready to take up the fight. Only then does she discover the devastating secret that lurks behind her long sleep. When she, Wilks, and Billie prepare to meet the aliens head on to turn a powerful alien queen against her spawn in a battle intended to save Earth, that secret becomes her greatest weapon and her greatest liability. As the fate of Earth hangs in the balance, Ripley and Billie must come to terms with what it means to be an alien…
and what it means to be human.
Their queen is dead and the hive mind has been left to flounder on its own. On a world bereft of its only guiding force a schism is taking place: two strains of alien, formerly united by one all powerful mother, now divide their forces for a world shattering, acid drenched war. On Earth, after a generation of rebuilding in the wake of alien infestation, athletes from every corner of the world are flocking to humanity’s Goodwill Games. But some come with a dangerous new tool: a drug called Fire, distilled from the very essence of the aliens’ body chemistry. The military wants it, Pharmaceutical kingpin Daniel Grant wants it. And the only place the essential ingredient can be found is on a world convulsed by alien holocaust.
This time the humans are taking the offensive! Stan Myakovsky is a once famous scientist fallen on hard times. Now he dodges spaceship repo men and dreams of the marketability of his cybernetic ant. Then a woman named Julie Lish walks into his life. She is beautiful, mysterious, and totally amoral. She is also skilled in the arts of thievery and Oriental self defense. What’s more, she has a plan so outrageous there might be one chance in a million to pull it off. Together Stan and Julie become the most unlikely pair of pirates in the universe. With a hijacked spaceship and a crew of hardcase misfits, they’re searching for the ultimate pot of gold at the end of a bloody intergalactic rainbow: royal jelly from an alien hive. The only problem is that the fortune lies on the universe’s most godforsaken planet. And once they get their hands on it, the’ll have to fight their way past the aliens to get off the planet alive.
Welcome to the former penal colony of Charon, now an Alien hive where Professor Kleist rules, whose speciality is making people disappear. Captain Joyce Palmer and her marines are bound for Charon to stop Kleist, and only they too can stop his creation, the Rogue.
Eager to work with the famous Doctor Paul Church, who is conducting experiments on a fascinating alien species, Colonel Doctor Tony Crespi and Lieutenant Sharon McGuinnes uncover a shocking truth at the space station Innominata.
Driven to madness by his rage against the ugliness of life in Manhattan in the year 2214, a composer tries to shock the world out of its ugliness with a fiendish piece of music and an alien called Mozart.
It is called a Berserker team reckless, desperate volunteers recruited by the Company to destroy alien infestations. Based on the spaceship Nemesis, it consists of three brutal ex cons who do all the grunt work and the Berserker itself, code named MAX: an armed and armored exoskeleton powered by the living brain of what was once a human, configured into an unstoppable killing machine. When the Nemesis is sent to a massive space station, D.S. 949, the team finds an alien hive, the largest in history, with nearly a thousand hapless humans cocooned and incubated. The team mission: to destroy the aliens while leaving the terminal intact. The mission seems like suicide to the bug hunters and their small support staff. And that is perfectly fine for the Company…
which wants no witnesses left to the terrifying secret of D.S. 949.
Machiko Noguchi accepted the assignment of supervising the ranching colony on Ryushi as a challenge. Little did she know that not onl would she have run the colony, she’d have to defend it with her life!First the carcass of a spiderlike alien is discovered. Then a rancher’s family is massacred. Finally a creature unlike any ever seen before is brought to the colony medical center, near death. It soon becomes clear thtat not one but two strains of alien life have landed near the settlement of Prosperity Wells. One kind beetle black with shells hard as steel have been spawned as the prey in a deadly hunt. The other kind upright like humans but infinitely stronger and just as smart are the Predators. Between them are the human colonists, unarmed and vulnerable. With the entire colony at risk, Machiko Noguchi must choose between death and survival and may find her greatest ally in a Predator ready to kill her…
The best time of Machiko Naguchi’s life came in the wake of the Ryushi colony massacre. It was then that she abandoned her human heritage and ran with the Predators as a dedicated Hunter. But it was only two years before she returned to live with humanity and work for the Chigusa Corporation,Livermore Evanston is an ambitious developer who has built the ultimate hunter’s paradise: a world just beyond the reach of human regulations, populated by ferociousm genetically engineered animals. But Evanston didn’t plan on being patronized by the galaxy’s most ruthless Predators or the Aliens they brought along as prey. As his human customers fall victim to the unsceduled hunt, Evanston realizes that the Predators must be curbed, and there’s only one woman for the job. But there’s even more to this world than meets the eye, and Machiko Naguchi may only have one way out: to take complete control of the deadliest planet in known space!
First blood or last breath those are the only choices in Aliens vs. Predator: War! The Predators converge on the seed planet Bunda for the biggest bug hunt yet, each taking position to draw first blood. Machiko, a human who has been inducted into the Predator clan, is forced into a duel in order to claim her rightful place in the upcoming hunt. But when a new group of humans shows up, what began as sport becomes serious business.
As Indiana Jones and his team travel from Africa to Tibet to the American Southwest while investigating mysterious sky crafts, they discover that an evil secret organization threatens to dominate the entire world.
With the help of a mistress of Wicca, the age old religion of white witchcraft, Indy and fellow archaeologist Gale Parker risk their lives on a quest for an enormous hoard of gold.
For centuries the lust for wealth and immortality has driven men mad. Now Indiana Jones is called to London to recover an ancient alchemist’s manuscript rumored to contain the formula both for turning lead into gold and granting its owner eternal life. Certain that a missing British alchemist and an insane Renaissance scholar are involved in the theft, Indy along with the alchemist s beautiful sister travels to Rome, and straight into the hands of Mussolini s fascists. The mad scholar Sarducci has stolen the Voynich Manuscript, all right. But that s only half the story. The manuscript is really a map, leading into the desert and the most ancient and magnificent crypt in the world, where Indiana Jones will either witness an astounding miracle of alchemy or become the tomb s next inhabitant.
Fresh from a ride on a Nazi submarine, Indiana Jones is persuaded by a beautiful missionary to search for her missing father in Mongolia. Professor Angus Starbuck has discovered a dinosaur bone in the Gobi Desert. But unlike other such discoveries, this bone isn t ancient! As Indy crosses from China through a treacherous mountain pass into Outer Mongolia, he runs afoul of the region’s fiercest warlords. Meanwhile, the world s last innocent people, dwelling in a Stone Age paradise, are poised on the brink of destruction. Suddenly Indiana Jones is dueling wild dogs and bloodthirsty killers in a desperate effort to save the most historic discovery of the twentieth century: the last living triceratops!
A violent storm, a dying Arctic explorer, and a curious wooden box make Indy the target of fanatical Nazi agents. Inside the box are a slice of Icelandic stone with mythological powers and a journal hinting at the existence of an underground civilization near the top of the world. Indy and Ulla Tornaes, a beautiful Danish scientist, set out into the Arctic wastes, racing against Nazi explorers, to search for the lost city. Their quest will lead them to a massive cavern beneath the snow, portal to the legendary Ultima Thule the key to Hitler’s mad plan for world domination.
It is the most coveted of all ancient artifacts. In it is written the history and the fate of every human being. And he who owns it writes his own destiny. Now Indiana Jones follows a trail of danger, magic, and archaeological mystery through the war torn Orient, from Rangoon to the Egyptian desert, searching for the secret underground hiding place of the all powerful Omega Book. But with a beautiful woman seeking her missing magician husband, and a vengeance crazed Japanese spymaster hot on his heels, Indy is running out of time. If the Omega Book falls into the wrong hands, not only his own fate but the fate of the world will be at the mercy of a madman bent on writing humanity’s final chapter!
There’s no rest for the weary treasure hunter, but that s how Indiana Jones likes it. Fresh from spying for the Allies in the thick of World War II Germany, the globe trotting archaeologist doesn t need much persuading to join his cohort Mac McHale in searching for one of the most coveted of artifacts: the fabled black pearl known as the Heart of Darkness. But the partners in adventure are not alone on their foray into the mysterious jungles of Haiti. German and Japanese agents are in hot pursuit, determined to possess the ebony artifact and its secrets for their own sinister purposes. And shadowing them all is an infamous voodoo priest, with powers of both diabolical science and black magic at his command. On a treacherous odyssey across the Island of the Dead, where the legend of the zombi looms large, spiders, snakes, and booby traps will prove the least of Indy s challenges. And capturing the prize will be child s play compared to confronting an enemy unlike any other, whose numbers are legion and nearly impossible to kill because they re already dead…
While much of the world waits and watches the skies for signs of alien civilizations, there is a select group of men who know the truth. That alien beings are here–now–walking among us in human form. These men are members of an agency dedicated to tracking and policing the movements of these aliens–a top secret organization known only as…
Men In Black.
James Edwards is a tenacious, streetwise NYPD cop who’s recruited by Agent Kay of the Men In Black. He will step into a world where his identity will be erased, where nothing is what it seems on the surface. His first case will threaten to make Earth the battleground for two warring races…
and end humanity’s rule in a fiery apocalypse.
THE MEN IN BLACK ARE BACK TO SAVE THE PLANET FROM CERTAIN DOOM. When an unauthorized spacecraft lands smack dab in the middle of New York’s Central Park, and is found abandoned with enough antimatter weapons to turn the island of Manhattan into a new Atlantis, it s a job for Men in Black the top secret organization that monitors the activities of all extraterrestrials living on Earth. There s a new ET in town, as beautiful as she is deadly. Immediately, Agent J is assigned to the case, but in order to succeed in his mission, he must locate his old partner, Agent K, whose memory was wiped clean when he retired. For it s K, now a postal worker in Massachusetts, who holds the key: In his mind rests a powerful secret one that could save the earth, or destroy everything, if it falls into the wrong tentacles…
First in the explosive new series that goes beyond the ‘A Team’ and beyond the stars.
They’re outnumbered, outgunned, and out of luck. But the mercenaries of Star Risk, Ltd. will take on any mission no matter how dangerous provided of course, the price is right.
Skyball is popular, challenging, and violent. In other words, the greatest sport in the universe. The mercenary team of Star Risk, Ltd. has been hired to watch it…
closely. Two opposing worlds are neck and neck, and lately the game’s been a real killer. Riots, murder, a real madhouse for loyal fans. It’s up to Star Risk to keep it galaxy friendly. Good luck to them. They don’t stand a sporting chance.
The Star Risk, Ltd. team has a standing objective: ‘We’ll do anything for money.’ And when they’re hired by a political top gun to clear his assassinated father’s name, wealth beyond their wildest dreams is finally within their grasp…
if they can stay alive long enough to forge the check.
Long before man dominated the planet, Earth was visited by a scientifically advanced species. Armed with the knowledge that an impending ecological cataclysm would destroy all indigenous life, these ‘visitors’ removed the most promising specimens to save them from destruction. On new worlds, they evolved into the most advanced and deadly beings in the universe. Now, many millennia later, these creatures are coming home for an ‘alien’ reunion and to reclaim what was rightfully theirs planet Earth.
The Year is 2013, and Zac Robillard is on the run…
with five stolen I Bots. A brilliant inventor working for WorldTech Corporation, he had single handedly orchestrated the next step in robotic evolution by developing a team of fantastic cybernetic creatures; specimans which define the strength and nobility of robots with the emotional and psychological complexity of humans. But just when satisfaction seemed within reach, Zac discovers that WorldTech’s hidden agenda is to use his precious creations as killers for hire. Now Zac and the I Bots are caught in a lethal game of cat and mouse with WorldTech’s owner, Annabelle Donahoe, who pursues them with a fierce determination that borders on psychological obsession. At the heart of the story are the I Bots themselves : Pys 4, their brooding leader; the beautiful and vain Radiant, capable of manipulating all forms of energy; Itazura, the warrior jokester; Killaine, the group’s reluctant mother figure, and Stonewall, the quietest and strongest I Bot. Time Was Isaac Asimov’s I Bots, written by two of the field’s rising stars, Steve Perry and Gary A. Braunbeck, is based on a concept originated by the grand master of science fiction himself, Isaac Asimov. Asimov, the most recognized SF writer of all time, first created and then popularized our modern concept of the robot in his famous novels and short story collections. Books like Caves of Steel, The Naked Sun, and I, Robot defined the robot for generations of readers. But, in his conception of the I Bots, Asimov began to take his unique vision of the robot in a revolutionary new direction. While Asimov was not able to write the I Bots’ story himself, Perry and Braunbeck have crafted his vision into a gripping suspense filled novel.
A New York Times Bestselling Author At first glance, Flint McClelland looks just like any other scruffy street performer. But the clear notes coming from his gleaming flute evoke emotions and memories in his audience like nothing else can. If his listeners didn’t know any better they would swear it’s magic. If Flint heard this, he would just smile and nod, because it is magic. And as he wanders the nation, searching for something that America lost a long time ago, he gathers a group of special people, who are drawn into his quest to restore a lost spirit of America. 20021201
A New York Times Bestselling Author In the deep woods of the Pacific Northwest, things aren’t quite what they seem…
Physician’s Assistant Rick Scales has a quiet practice at the end of the road, near the Makah Indian Reservation, in Neah Bay, Washington. But amidst the Douglas fir along Puget Sound, Scales has come across a problem: his patients aren’t dying the way they should. When a local resident is murdered and others vanish, Scales realizes he needs to figure out what is going on before he winds up dead or disappeared himself. With the help of the Makah police chief, Jasmine Hughes, he sets out to unravel the mystery. The pair themselves heading down a dangerous road they never would have imagined in their wildest dreams…
Steve Perry’s original novelization of Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire spent ten weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List. He did the novelization for the summer blockbuster movie Men in Black, and his collaborative novels for Tom Clancy’s Net Force series have also been bestsellers. He and his wife live in Oregon. 20021201
While the Clone Wars wreak havoc throughout the galaxy, the situation on the far world of Drongar is desperate, as Republic forces engage in a fierce fight with the Separatists…
The threatened enemy offensive begins as the Separatists employ legions of droids into their attack. Even with reinforcements, the flesh and blood of the Republic forces are just no match for battle droids durasteel. Nowhere is this point more painfully clear than in the steaming Jasserak jungle, where the doctors and nurses of a small med unit face an impossible situation. As the dead and wounded start to pile up, surgeons Jos Vandar and Kornell Uli Divini know that time is running out.
Even the Jedi abilities of Padawan Barriss Offee have been stretched to the limit. Ahead lies a test for Barriss that could very well lead to her death and that of countless others. For the conflict is growing and for this obscure mobile med unit, there’s only one resolution. Shocking, bold, unprecedented, it s the only option Jos and his colleagues really have. The unthinkable has become the inevitable. Whether it kills them or not remains to be seen.
As Civil War between the Republic and the Separatists rages across the galaxy, nowhere is the fighting more fierce than on the swamp world of Drongar, where a beleaguered mobile hospital unit wages a never ending war of its own…
A surgeon who covers his despair with wise cracks; another who faces death and misery head on, venting his emotions through beautiful music…
A nurse with her heart in her work and her eye on a doctor…
A Jedi Padawan on a healing mission without her Master…
These are the core members of a tiny med unit serving the jungle world of Drongar, where battle is waged over the control of a priceless native plant, and an endless line of medlifters brings in the wounded and dying mostly clone troopers, but also soldiers of all species. While the healers work desperately to save lives, others plot secretly to profit from the war either by dealing on the black market or by manipulating the events of the war itself. In the end, though, all will face individual tests, and only those of compassionate hearts and staunch spirits can hope to survive to fight another day.
The year is 2117 A.D. Humanity has seized the stars, using reverse engineered alien technology to explore the far reaches of space. For a hundred years, the Predators, sadistic extraterrestrial hunters, have been a dim memory. For a hundred years, we’ve been safe. That ends now. Cast in daylight for years at a time, the almost eternally lit jungle planet known as Midnight is the home to more than a thousand colonists, explorers building a haven on a new world. But the settlers aren’t alone. The Predators have been on this planet all along. When the ravenous creatures attack an arriving spacecraft and capture the settlers as both slaves and prey for their hunt, terraforming the planet takes a back seat to a new fight for survival.
In 1987, the first Predator movie was released, garnering an Oscar, huge audiences and an instantly loyal fan base. Five years later came the first of the best selling Predator novels. What accounted for the success of the series? It combined seemingly disparate genres science fiction, action and horror with unforgettable characters for a fresh experience. In this novel by New York Times bestsellers, Michael Friedman and frequent writing partner Robert Greenberger, humans have all but destroyed the earth, creating an opportunity for unscrupulous moneymakers to take advantage of the destruction. One family, the Ciejek clan, have made their fortune exploiting Earth’s misfortunes. But with power comes corruption. The members of the Ciejek clan are at each other’s throats, enlisting the help of the fearsome Predators to settle the score. When the Predators arrive, however, the brutality they unleash is far beyond what the Ciejek family could have imagined.
On a remote South China Sea island, a deadly hunt is underway…
but not the kind of expedition the participants expected. In this remote, jungle covered island somewhere between Thailand and Indonesia some of the most exotic animals in the world have been gathered as the prizes in a challenge of human against nature. The hunters come from all walks of life. Each has come to the island for personal reasons, some secret, some deadly. But when the encampment’s owner, ex Khmer Rouge Colonel Rath Preap, finds the fences cut and his security men missing, it’s clear that the game has turned. And as the hunters battle for survival, they discover there is another creature out for blood…
an adversary that has faced death on a thousand worlds a Predator with an unstoppable lust for conquest!
Deep in the Alaskan forest, ranger Sloan comes across the torn and bloody carcasses of Grizzly bears. Searching a human cause for the massacres, he discovers a team of poachers hunkered within the Alaska wilderness, waiting for the chance to score a big kill. He also finds evidence of the most fearsome killers in the universe: the Predators.
Uncover a unique collection of mysterious science fiction that goes beyond the mean streets and hard boiled hideouts of traditional tales of dead eye dicks that are out of this world! From the files of Isaac Asimov’s Science FIction Magazine stories from Gregg Egan, Lisa Goldstein, Isaac Asimov, John Varley, Kate Wilhelm, and Nancy Kress.
Acclaimed science fiction writers present their own provocative visions of what an ideal world is really like…
From the award winning pages of Asimov’s Science Fiction today’s most creative minds explore the fierce, fragile bond between fathers and their children.
A lavish pop up book brings readers to the hip hop Mos Eisley Cantina on the planet Tatooine, where bounty hunters, scam artists, fugitives, and spies gather together, and a final spread features lights, gunfire, and cantina music.
Culled from the pages of the Star Wars Adventure Journal, one of the most popular Star Wars magazines in the field today, comes this exciting new short story collection. Here are stories from such award winning and New York Times bestselling authors as Timothy Zahn, Michael A. Stackpole and Kathy Tyers as well as exciting newcomers, including Erin Endom, Laurie Burns, and Patricia A. Jackson. From the desperate flight of a civilian mail courier carrying vital Rebel intelligence through an Imperial blockade, to a suicidal commando raid on an impregnable Imperial prison, to a Corellian smuggler mysteriously hired by an actor turned Jedi Knight turned Imperial assassin for one final transformation, these tales capture all the high adventure, imaginative genius, and nonstop action that are the hallmarks of the Star Wars saga. What’s more, the centerpiece of this magnificent collection is the short novel Side Trip, the first ever collaboration between Timothy Zahn and Michael A. Stackpole, in which a freighter smuggling arms for the Rebels is commandeered by an Imperial Star Destroyer led by a mysterious helmeted figure who claims to be the notorious bounty hunter Jodo Kast. It is all part of a devious plan that includes Hal and Corran Horn, who are working undercover to nail the infamous Corellian warlord Zekka Thyne. But one slip up can get them all killed. Collected for the first time, Star Warsr: Tales from the Empire is one book no fan will want to be without.r, TM and c 1997 Lucasfilm Ltd. All rights reserved. Used under authorization.
Four Cassettes, 6 hrs. abridgedRead byIn the years since the events of Star Wars: The Phantom Menace, the Republic has continued to crumble, and more and more, the Jedi are needed to help the galactic government maintain order. As Star Wars: Episode II opens, Obi Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker have just returned from a mission on a world called Ansion. Written by beloved Star Wars veteran Alan Dean Foster, and starring a new character from the upcoming movie, The Approaching Storm tells the story of that daring mission. The Republic is decaying, even under the leadership of Supreme Chancellor Palpatine, who was elected to save the galaxy from collapsing under the forces of discontent. On the tiny but strategic planet of Ansion, a powerful faction is on the verge of joining the growing secessionist movement. The urban dwellers wish to expand into the prairies outside their cities the ancestral territory of the fierce, independent Ansion nomads. If their demands are not met, they will secede an act that could jump start a chain reaction of withdrawal and rebellion by other worlds of the Republic. At the Chancellor’s request, the Jedi Council sends two Jedi Knights, Obi Wan Kenobi and Luminara Unduli, to resolve the conflict and negotiate with the elusive nomads. Undaunted, Obi Wan and Luminara, along with their Padawans Anakin Skywalker and Barriss Offee, set out across the wilderness. Many perils lie waiting to trap them. The Jedi will have to fulfill near impossible tasks, befriend wary strangers, and influence two great armies to complete their quest, stalked all the while by an enemy sworn to see the negotiations collapse and the mission fail…
Another thrilling adventure featuring Anakin Skywalker and Obi Wan facing off against the tempting dark side. Anakin Skywalker is a model Jedi student…
but there’s a restlessness that lurks underneath. Can his Master, Obi Wan Kenobi, rein him in?
Han Solo and Leia Organa take center stage, and stunning revelations from the past play a critical role in shaping the future, as the New York Times bestselling author of Star Wars: The New Jedi Order: Star by Star now turns to a crucial chapter in the classic Star Wars saga. The deaths of Darth Vader and Emperor Palpatine, and victory at the Battle of Endor by no means spelled the end of the Empire. In the aftermath, the New Republic has faced a constant struggle to survive and grow. And now a new threat looms: a masterpiece of Alderaanian art lost in transit after the planet’s destruction has resurfaced on the black market. Offered at auction, it will command a handsome price…
but its greatest value lies in the vital secret it conceals the key to a code used to communicate with New Republic agents deep undercover within the Empire. Discovery of the key by Imperial forces would spell certain disaster. The only option is recovery and Han, Leia, Chewbacca, and C 3PO have been dispatched to Tatooine to infiltrate the auction. But trouble is waiting when they arrive: an Imperial Star Destroyer is orbiting Tatooine on the lookout for Rebels; a mysterious stranger at the auction seems to recognize Leia; and an Imperial officer s aggressive bidding for the Alderaanian painting could foil the Solos mission. When a dispute erupts into violence, and the painting vanishes in the chaos, Han and Leia are thrust into a desperate race to reclaim it before Imperial troops or a band of unsavory treasure peddlers get there first. Dangerous as the chase is, for Leia it leads into especially dark territory. Already haunted by the specter of her infamous father, and fearful that his evil may infect future generations, she has suffered a disturbing Force vision of Luke turning to the dark side. As she battles beside Han against marauding TIE fighters, encroaching stormtroopers, and Tatooine s savage Tusken Raiders, Leia s struggle with the warring emotions inside her culminates in the discovery of an extraordinary link to the past. And as long buried secrets and truths at last emerge, she faces a moment of reckoning that will forever alter her destiny…
and that of the New Republic. From the Hardcover edition.
Count Dooku has discovered a conspiracy that he wants stopped. He knows just the bounty hunter to stop it. Jango Fett.
Four generations of Jedi come together in this must have Star Wars special edition, an all new story featuring Yoda, Obi Wan, Qui Gon, and the evil Count Dooku…
before he turns bad.4 Masters. 4 Apprentices. Yoda and Dooku. Dooku and Qui Gon. Qui Gon and Obi Wan the focus of the best selling Jedi Apprentice series. Obi Wan and Anakin featured in the best selling Jedi Quest series. One enemy. A Jedi student with a dark streak at the beginning of the book, he becomes a powerful and potentially dangerous planetary leader whose help Obi Wan and Anakin will need in the Clone Wars.
Enter the explosive universe of
STAR WARS GALAXIES:
AN EMPIRE DIVIDED!
It is a time of great turmoil. The oppressive Empire is close to seizing complete control of the galaxy. The ragtag guerrilla army of the Rebel Alliance fights on, striking wherever it can, but now something has come to light that could spell certain doom. Hidden in the Jedi ruins of Dantooine is a Holocron containing a list of high level Rebel sympathizers. If that list were to fall into the hands of Darth Vader, the Rebel Alliance would lose its most valued support and possibly the war itself.
As an Imperial bio engineer who frequently visits other worlds, Dusque Mistflier is the perfect cover for a Rebel who needs to travel far and wide without arousing suspicion. And so she agrees to help Rebel spy Finn Darktrin in his quest to recover the crucial Holocron. Despite help from Han, Luke, and Leia, the mission is fraught with peril. And as their journey takes them into the fiery belly of the beast that is galactic civil war, Dusque and Finn will learn that the hardest part of all is figuring out whose side you re on and how far you re willing to go to win…
It began as the ultimate voyage of discovery only to become the stuff of lost Republic legend…
and a dark chapter in Jedi history. Now, at last, acclaimed author Timothy Zahn returns to tell the whole extraordinary story of the remarkable and doomed Outbound Flight Project.
The Clone Wars have yet to erupt when Jedi Master Jorus C baoth petitions the Senate for support of a singularly ambitious undertaking. Six Jedi Masters, twelve Jedi Knights, and fifty thousand men, women, and children will embark aboard a gargantuan vessel, equipped for years of travel on a mission to contact intelligent life and colonize undiscovered worlds beyond the known galaxy. The government bureaucracy threatens to scuttle the expedition before it can even start until Master C baoth foils a murderous conspiracy plot, winning him the political capital he needs to set in motion the dream of Outbound Flight.
Or so it would seem. For unknown to the famed Jedi Master, the successful launch of the mission is secretly being orchestrated by an unlikely ally: the evil Sith Lord, Darth Sidious, who has his own reasons for wanting Outbound Flight to move forward…
and, ultimately, to fail.
Yet Darth Sidious is not the mission’s most dangerous challenge. Once underway, the starship crosses paths at the edge of Unknown Space with the forces of the alien Chiss Ascendancy and the brilliant mastermind best known as Thrawn. Even Jedi Knight Obi Wan Kenobi, aboard Outbound Flight with his young Padawan student, Anakin Skywalker, cannot help avert disaster. Thus what begins as a peaceful Jedi mission is violently transformed into an all out war for survival against staggering odds and the most diabolical of adversaries.
Timothy Zahn s unique mix of espionage, political gamesmanship, and deadly interstellar combat breathes electrifying life into a Star Wars legend.
Never before has the incendiary mix of action, politics, and intrigue that has become Timothy Zahn’s trademark, been mmore evident that in this new Star Wars epic. On the heels of the stunning events chronicled in Star Wars: A New Hope, the newly minted heroes of the Rebellion-fledgling Jedi Luke Skywalker, smuggler turned reluctant freedom-fighter Han Solo, and Princess Leia Organa, a bold leader with a world to avenge-must face the harsh realities of the cataclysmic conflict into which they have so bravely plunged. From this point forward, legends will grow, treachery will abound, and lives will be irrevocably altered, in the long, hard fight to counter the fist of tyranny and restore hope to a galaxy too long in darkness.
The destruction of the Death Star by the Rebel Alliance was a decisive blow against the Empire, but Palpatine and his monstrous enforcer, Darth Vader, are no less of a threat. The brutal extermination of Alderaan not only demonstrated the magnitude of their murderous power, but served as a chilling testament to their resolve to crush the Rebel uprising. Standing against them, Skywalker, Solo, and the Princess remain uncertain opponents. Luke is gifted and brave, but unschooled in the power he possesses. Han has doubts about waging someone else’s war-and his contentiousness is one more burden for Leia to bear as she struggles to help keep the Rebellion alive. The three have been sent to mediate a dispute between Rebel Alliance factions in Shelsha Sector-agitating matters by forcing Han to deal not only with pirates, but with his more dreaded enemy, politics. At the same time, Mara Jade-all of eighteen and years away from her fateful meeting with Luke-is serving her evil master, Palpatine, well in her role as the Emperor’s Hand: tracking suspected treachery in the Empire to what may be high places-while trying to stay out of Darth Vader’s way.
But the Rebels will prove to be only one of the Empire’s concerns. For Imperial Stormtrooper Daric LaRone, his faith in the Empire shaken by the wanton destruction of Alderaan, will commit a sudden and violent act of defiance, and take four other enforcers with him, in a desperate bid to elude their masters’ wrath.
Each of these fateful actions, whether sanctioned, secret, or scandalous, will expose brutality and corruption, spur upheavals destined to shake the Empire to its core, and shape momentous events yet to come.
THAT S NO MOON. Obi Wan KenobiThe Death Star‘s name says it all, with bone chilling accuracy. It is a virtual world unto itself equipped with uncanny power for a singularly brutal purpose: to obliterate entire planets in the blink of an eye. Its annihilation of the planet Alderaan, at the merciless command of Grand Moff Tarkin, lives in infamy. And its own ultimate destruction, at the hands of Luke Skywalker, is the stuff of legend. But what is the whole story, and who are the players, behind the creation of this world killing satellite of doom?The near extermination of the Jedi order cleared the way for Palpatine power hungry Senator and Sith Lord to seize control of the Republic, declare himself Emperor, and usher in a fearsome, totalitarian regime. But even with the dreaded Darth Vader enforcing Palpatine s sinister will, the threat of rebellion still looms. And the Emperor knows that only abject fear and the ability to punish dissent with devastating consequences can ensure his unchallenged control of the galaxy. Enter ambitious and ruthless government official Wilhuff Tarkin, architect of the Emperor s terrifying dream come true. From inception to completion, construction of the unprecedented Death Star is awash in the intrigues, hidden agendas, unexpected revelations, and daring gambits of those involved on every level. The brightest minds and boldest egos, the most ambitious and corrupt, the desperate and the devious, all have a stake in the Death Star and its potential to control the fate of the galaxy. Soldiers and slaves, loyalists and Rebels, spies and avengers, the innocent and the evil all their paths and fates will cross and intertwine as the Death Star moves from its maiden voyage to its final showdown. And a shadowy chapter of Star Wars history is stunningly illuminated in a thrilling, unforgettable adventure. From the Hardcover edition.
THAT S NO MOON. Obi Wan KenobiThe Death Star’s name says it all, with bone chilling accuracy. It is a virtual world unto itself equipped with uncanny power for a singularly brutal purpose: to obliterate entire planets in the blink of an eye. Its annihilation of the planet Alderaan, at the merciless command of Grand Moff Tarkin, lives in infamy. And its own ultimate destruction, at the hands of Luke Skywalker, is the stuff of legend. But what is the whole story, and who are the players, behind the creation of this world killing satellite of doom?The near extermination of the Jedi order cleared the way for Palpatine power hungry Senator and Sith Lord to seize control of the Republic, declare himself Emperor, and usher in a fearsome, totalitarian regime. But even with the dreaded Darth Vader enforcing Palpatine s sinister will, the threat of rebellion still looms. And the Emperor knows that only abject fear and the ability to punish dissent with devastating consequences can ensure his unchallenged control of the galaxy. Enter ambitious and ruthless government official Wilhuff Tarkin, architect of the Emperor s terrifying dream come true. From inception to completion, construction of the unprecedented Death Star is awash in the intrigues, hidden agendas, unexpected revelations, and daring gambits of those involved on every level. The brightest minds and boldest egos, the most ambitious and corrupt, the desperate and the devious, all have a stake in the Death Star and its potential to control the fate of the galaxy. Soldiers and slaves, loyalists and Rebels, spies and avengers, the innocent and the evil all their paths and fates will cross and intertwine as the Death Star moves from its maiden voyage to its final showdown. And a shadowy chapter of Star Wars history is stunningly illuminated in a thrilling, unforgettable adventure. From the Hardcover edition.
Hermit. Mentor. General. Jedi. Overlooked as a Padawan, he was to become one of the most revered Masters of all. Sworn to serve the Galactic Republic and the Jedi Order, his own apprentice would bring about their destruction. Powerless to retrieve Darth Vader from the dark side, he would train the only one who could. NYT bestselling author Ryder Windham brings together Obi Wan’s full life story, from his first meeting with Anakin Skywalker to his final meeting with Darth Vader and beyond.
The complete biography of a celebrated character.
An ancient Sith ship hurtles into the future carrying a lethal cargo that could forever destroy Luke Skywalker’s hopes for peace. The Civil War is almost over when Jedi Knight Jaden Korr experiences a Force vision so intense he must act. Enlisting two salvage jocks and their ship, Jaden sets out into space. Someone or something appears to be in distress. But what Jaden and his crew find confounds them. A five thousand year old dreadnaught bringing with it a full force of Sith and one lone Jedi has inadvertently catapulted eons from the past into the present. The ship s weapons may not be cutting edge, but its cargo, a special ore that makes those who use the dark side nearly invincible, is unsurpassed. The ancient Jedi on board is determined to destroy the Sith. But for Jaden, even more is at stake: for his vision has led him to uncover a potentially indestructible threat to everything the Jedi Order stands for.
Before they met with Luke and Obi Wan Kenobi on Tatooine, the closest Han Solo and Chewbacca came to galactic politics was a few choice maneuvers around Imperial blockades. Instead, their life was spent rambling through the Outer Rim, flying fast, and taking quick jobs to get from place to place along with a few close calls along the way! This new series follows Han and Chewie throughout this time in fully illustrated, easy to read lighthearted adventures, created especially with young readers in mind.
Before Luke met Obi Wan Kenobi on Tatooine, the closest thing Han Solo and Chewbacca came to galactic politics was a few choice maneuvers around imperial blockades. Instead their lives were spent rambling through the Outer Rim, flying fast, and taking quick jobs to get from place to place with a few close calls along the way. This new series follows Han and Chewie thoughout time in fully illustrated, easy to read, lighthearted adventures, created especially with young readers in mind.
From 1 New York Times bestselling author Timothy Zahn comes a brand new Star Wars adventure, set in the time between A New Hope and The Empire Strikes Back and featuring the young Luke Skywalker, Han Solo, Princess Leia Organa, and the beloved Mara Jade. The fate of the Rebellion rests on Luke Skywalker’s next move. But have the rebels entered a safe harbor or a death trap?Eight months after the Battle of Yavin, the Rebellion is in desperate need of a new base. So when Governor Ferrouz of Candoras Sector proposes an alliance, offering the Rebels sanctuary in return for protection against the alien warlord Nuso Esva, Luke, Leia, Han, and Chewie are sent to evaluate the deal. Mara Jade, the Emperor s Hand, is also heading for Candoras, along with the five renegade stormtroopers known as the Hand of Judgment. Their mission: to punish Ferrouz s treason and smash the Rebels for good. But in this treacherous game of betrayals within betrayals, a wild card is waiting to be played. Don t miss the new novella by Timothy Zahn, Crisis of Faith, featured in the 20th anniversary edition of Star Wars: Heir to the Empire
SOME GAMES ARE PLAYED FOR LIFE OR DEATH. Javul Charn is the most famous pop star in the galaxy and the runaway bride of a violent lieutenant in Black Sun, the crime syndicate commanded by Prince Xizor. Or so Javul says. Soon after Dash Rendar, broke and desperate, agrees to be Javul’s bodyguard, he realizes that openness is not her strong suit and that murder is stalking her tour. Between the discovery of dead bodies in a cargo hold and an attack by an unidentified warship, Dash and co pilot Eaden Vrill desperately try to understand who is terrorizing Javul s tour and why. When Han Solo suddenly joins Javul s road show, the stakes are raised even higher. Now Dash, who has a history with Han and an even worse history with Prince Xizor, follows his instincts, his discoveries, and Javul herself straight into a world that may be too dangerous to survive.
An original adventure featuring Jedi Kerra Holt star of the hot new Dark Horse Knight Errant comic series A thousand years before Luke Skywalker, a generation before Darth Bane, in a galaxy far, far away…
The Republic is in crisis. The Sith roam unchecked, vying with one another to dominate the galaxy. But one lone Jedi, Kerra Holt, is determined to take down the Dark Lords. Her enemies are strange and many: Lord Daiman, who imagines himself the creator of the universe; Lord Odion, who intends to be its destroyer; the curious siblings Quillan and Dromika; the enigmatic Arkadia. So many warring Sith weaving a patchwork of brutality with only Kerra Holt to defend the innocents caught underfoot. Sensing a sinister pattern in the chaos, Kerra embarks on a journey that will take her into fierce battles against even fiercer enemies. With one against so many, her only chance of success lies with forging alliances among those who serve her enemies including a mysterious Sith spy and a clever mercenary general. But will they be her adversaries or her salvation? Includes a special, full color excerpt from the Dark Horse comic Star Wars: Knight Errant
The most anticipated Star Wars biography yet!One of the most feared villains of all time. One of the most iconic characters of the Star Wars saga. One incredible story. Features new, never before told secrets about Darth Maul!