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Ancestor's World: A Novel of StarBridge

by A. C. Crispin T. Jackson King

On the planet Na-Dina, in Ancestor's Valley, the tombs of forty-one dynasties have lain undisturbed for six thousand years. But the visitors from the stars have brought with them progress, threatening the Valley and its treasures. The human archeologist Gordon Mitchell and his team from Star Bridge labor to salvage whatever is possible from the burial sites. Some of the Na-Dina welcome them. Some resent their presence and the delay they represent. Still, Mitchell intends to fully explore the wonders of the Valley. Then one of the team is brutally murdered. To investigate his death, Cooperative League of Systems Ambassador-At-Large Mahree Burroughs arrives, determined to find the killer at whatever cost. What she finds during her search will change her life, the lives of the Na-Dina, and the lives of every being in the CLS forever . . .

East Coast Crisis (V #2)

by A. C. Crispin Howard Weinstein

The afternoon began as usual on that crisp mid-October day. Major leaguer Pete Forsythe fielded baseballs at Yankee Stadium. Mayor Daniel O'Connor dedicated the new reptile building at the Bronx Zoo. U.S. President William Brent Morrow, following his doctor's orders, napped contentedly. CBS news anchorwoman Denise Daltrey prepared for an afternoon tennis match. United Nations diplomat Lauren Stewart visited with her father in his Harlem home. Until they sensed its presence... felt the vibrations rattling the earth beneath them ... heard the strange hum intensifying into a loud throbbing that emanated from everywhere at once... saw it, the glimmering massive round vessel drifting above them. They came from another planet, along with others, in spaceships that were miles long, hovering over cities throughout the world. And life for the entire human race would never be the same.

The Eyes of the Beholders (Star Trek)

by A. C. Crispin

Captain Picard and his crew investigate the mystery of disappeared spaceships and discover an eerie graveyard having a powerful Artifact which threatens insanity and death to all abroad the Starship Enterprise.

Hutt Gambit (Star Wars: Han Solo Trilogy, #2)

by A. C. Crispin

Han Solo has been kicked out of the Imperial army, acquired a Wookiee sidekick, and must help save Nar Shadda.

The Paradise Snare (Star Wars: Han Solo Trilogy, #1)

by A. C. Crispin

Han Solo's journey from destitute abandoned orphan to Imperial Academy cadet.

Rebel Dawn (Star Wars: Han Solo Trilogy, #3)

by A. C. Crispin

The events leading up to Han Solo's role in the original Star Wars movie.

Sand and Stars

by A. C. Crispin Diane Duane

Vulcan: linchpin member of the United Federation of Planets. Home to a civilization dedicated too'thia,the ruling ethic of pure logic. But it was not always so; thousands of years before, Vulcans were a violent, warlike race, with tempers surpassed only by the planet's hot, arid sands. The philosopher Surak would show his people another way, teach them to reject their emotions and embrace logic and knowledge. The Vulcans would evolve and prosper, eventually exploring the stars and attaining further enlightenment as they encountered other cultures. In the twenty-third century, Commander Spock, Captain Kirk, and theU. S. S. Enterpriseare summoned to Vulcan when its people consider seceding from the Federation and returning to their isolationist ways. Vulcan's savage history becomes fully revealed as Spock, his father Sarek, and Kirk work to preserve the planet's future from anti-Terran factions with hidden agendas. The crisis is twofold for the half-human Spock -- should Vulcan secede, he will be required to resign from Starfleet and return home, or forever sever ties with his homeworld. Years later, a decades-old plot to destroy the Federation from within forces Ambassador Sarek from the bedside of his dying wife, Amanda. The ambassador's decision widens the long-standing rift between himself and Spock at a time when they must pool their resources together. While theEnterprisecrew contends with Romulans, Klingons, and the mysterious Freelans, Sarek's only comfort comes from reading Amanda's journals, which reveal more about his human spouse, his son, and himself than he ever realized.

Sarek

by A. C. Crispin

The novel begins after the events of STAR TREK VI: THE UNDISCOVERED COUNTRY. Spock's mother, Amanda Grayson, is dying and Spock returns to the planet Vulcan where he and Sarek enjoy a rare moment of rapprochement. But just as his wife's illness grows worse, duty calls Sarek away--once again sowing the seeds of conflict between father and son. Yet soon Sarek and Spock must put aside their differences and work together to foil a far-reaching plot to destroy the Federation--a plot that Sarek has seen in the making for nearly his entire career. The epic story will take the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise to the heart of the Klingon Empire where Captain Kirk's last surviving relative has become a pawn in the battle to divide the Federation... and conquer it. With Sarek's help, the crew of the Starship Enterprise learns that all is not as it seems. Before they can prevent the Federation's destruction, they must see the face of their hidden enemy--an enemy more insidious and more dangerous than any they have faced before...

Sarek (Star Trek)

by A. C. Crispin

The novel begins after the events of Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country. Spock's mother, Amanda Grayson, is dying, and Spock returns to the planet Vulcan where he and Sarek enjoy a rare moment of rapprochement. But just as his wife's illness grows worse, duty calls Sarek away--once again sowing seeds of conflict between father and son. Yet soon, Sarek and Spock must put aside their differences and work together to foil a far-reaching plot to destroy the Federation--a plot that Sarek has seen in the making for nearly his entire career. The epic story will take the crew of the U.S.S. Enterprise to the heart of the Klingon Empire, where Captain Kirk's last surviving relative has become a pawn in a battle to divide the Federation... and conquer it. With Sarek's help, the crew of the Starship Enterprise learns that all is not as it seems. Before they can prevent the Federation's destruction, they must see the face of their hidden enemy--an enemy more insidious and more dangerous than any they have faced before...

Serpent's Gift (Starbridge #4)

by A. C. Crispin Deborah A. Marshall

Things are hectic at Starbridge with a new telepathic student, an archaeological dig, and a chemical reaction.

Shadow World (Starbridge #3)

by A. C. Crispin Jannean Elliott

Third in the Starbridge series.

Silent Dances (Starbridge #2)

by A. C. Crispin Kathleen O'Malley

Deaf since birth, Tesa is the perfect ambassador to the alien Grus, whose sonic cries can shatter human ears. But her mission is harder than it looks. The Grus are not alone on their world. They have deadly enemies, both natural and otherwise. And if Tesa is to save all life on the planet, she will have to make peace with not one alien species but -two.

Silent Songs (Starbridge #5)

by A. C. Crispin Kathleen O'Malley

The men and women of StarBridge found intelligent life -- and new friends -- across the galaxy... In the skies of Trinity, the birdlike Grus welcomed the deaf human ambassador, Tesa. In the seas of Trinity, the aquatic Singers communicated with the young telepath, Jib. But on the surface of Trinity, a different kind of life form has landed. They are amphibious beings from a distant world. And they are definitely -not- friendly...

Songsmith (Witch World: High Halleck Cycle #10)

by Andre Norton A. C. Crispin

A young singer with special powers goes on a quest to find a cure for her father's illness.

Star Trek: Signature Edition: Sand and Stars

by A. C. Crispin Diane Duane

Vulcan: linchpin member of the United Federation of Planets. Home to a civilization dedicated to o'thia, the ruling ethic of pure logic. But it was not always so; thousands of years before, Vulcans were a violent, warlike race, with tempers surpassed only by the planet's hot, arid sands. The philosopher Surak would show his people another way, teach them to reject their emotions and embrace logic and knowledge. The Vulcans would evolve and prosper, eventually exploring the stars and attaining further enlightenment as they encountered other cultures. In the twenty-third century, Commander Spock, Captain Kirk, and the U.S.S. Enterprise are summoned to Vulcan when its people consider seceding from the Federation and returning to their isolationist ways. Vulcan's savage history becomes fully revealed as Spock, his father Sarek, and Kirk work to preserve the planet's future from anti-Terran factions with hidden agendas. The crisis is twofold for the half-human Spock -- should Vulcan secede, he will be required to resign from Starfleet and return home, or forever sever ties with his homeworld. Years later, a decades-old plot to destroy the Federation from within forces Ambassador Sarek from the bedside of his dying wife, Amanda. The ambassador's decision widens the long-standing rift between himself and Spock at a time when they must pool their resources together. While the Enterprise crew contends with Romulans, Klingons, and the mysterious Freelans, Sarek's only comfort comes from reading Amanda's journals, which reveal more about his human spouse, his son, and himself than he ever realized.

Star Wars: The Han Solo Trilogy: Rebel Dawn

by A. C. Crispin

Here is the explosive conclusion of the blockbuster trilogy that chronicles the never-before-told story of the young Han Solo. Set before the Star Wars(r) movie adventures, these books chronicle the coming-of-age of the galaxy's most famous con man, smuggler, and thief.The Millennium Falcon is "the fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy." So when Han Solo wins it in a game of sabacc, he and Chewbacca become kings of the smugglers--uncatchable, unstoppable. But with the Empire clamping down, Han knows his luck can't last. Still, when an old girlfriend who is now the leader of an insurgent Rebel group offers him a shot at an incredible fortune, Han can't resist. The plan seems a sure thing. The resistance will be light and the take enormous. Han and his friends will divide it equally with the Rebels. Too bad for Han that the planet of Ylesia is far from a pushover, that the Rebels have an agenda of their own, and that smuggler friends can often turn into enemies...quicker than lightspeed.Features a bonus section following the novel that includes a primer on the Star Wars expanded universe, and over half a dozen excerpts from some of the most popular Star Wars books of the last thirty years!

Star Wars: The Han Solo Trilogy: The Hutt Gambit

by A. C. Crispin

Here is the second novel in the blockbuster new trilogy that reveals the never-before-told story of the young Han Solo. Set before the Star Wars(r) movie adventures, these books chronicle the coming-of-age of the galaxy's most famous con man, smuggler and thief.Solo is now a fugitive from the Imperial Navy. But he has made a valuable friend in a former Wookiee slave named Chewbacca, who has sworn Han a life debt. Han will need all the help he can get. For the Ylesian Hutts have dispatched the dreaded bounty hunter Boba Fett to track down the man who already outsmarted them once. But Han and Chewie find themselves in even bigger trouble when they agree to lend their services to the crime lords Jiliac and Jabba the Hutt. Suddenly the two smugglers are thrust into the middle of a battle between the might of the Empire and the treachery of their outlaw allies...a battle where even victory means death!Features a bonus section following the novel that includes a primer on the Star Wars expanded universe, and over half a dozen excerpts from some of the most popular Star Wars books of the last thirty years!

Star Wars: The Han Solo Trilogy: The Paradise Snare

by A. C. Crispin

Here is the first book in the blockbuster trilogy that chronicles the never-before-told story of the young Han Solo. Set before the Star Wars movie adventures, these books chronicle the coming-of-age of the galaxy's most famous con man, smuggler, and thief.The first book in this exciting Han Solo series begins with a recounting of Han's late teen years and shows us how he escaped an unhappy adopted home situation to carve out an adventurous new life for himself as a pilot. Han Solo, the handsome rogue, is every girl's dream man, and every boy's hero. Features a bonus section following the novel that includes a primer on the Star Wars expanded universe, and over half a dozen excerpts from some of the most popular Star Wars books of the last thirty years!

Starbridge (Starbridge #1)

by A. C. Crispin

The crew of the Desiree was unprepared. The Simiu were unexpected ... Earth's first contact with an alien race turns to disaster when a friendly encounter erupts into inexplicable violence and the threat of interstellar war. But two young individuals--Mahree Burroughs, an ordinary woman with a gift for friendship, and Dhurrrkk', a male Simiu with boundless curiosity-- have forged a bond of understanding that bridges their many differences. Along with a reluctant Robert Gable, brilliant young ship's physician, they make an astounding journey across the stars, to seek a way to save the future of the galaxy! note: Some strong language.

Storms of Destiny

by A. C. Crispin

Disgraced outcasts, they hold the fates of empire and gods ... A dedicated priestess of Boq'urak, Thia has spent the whole of her young life in devout worship -- until she inadvertently discovers the unholy truth about the deity she serves. Cruelly thrust back into a world she does not know, she has become an exile in a land torn asunder by terror and conflict. But Thia will not be making her journey alone. An outcast warrior priest, a mysterious healer, an enslaved prince, and an embittered spy must join with her to save a realm ravaged by invasion -- and rescue the future from the terrible wrath of a demon god.

Storms of Destiny, Vol. 1: The Exiles of Boq'urain

by A. C. Crispin

A dedicated priestess of Boq'urak, Thia has spent the whole of her young life in devout worship -- until she inadvertently discovers the unholy truth about the deity she serves. Cruelly thrust back into a world she does not know, she has become an exile in a land torn asunder by terror and conflict. But Thia will not be making her journey alone. An outcast warrior priest, a mysterious healer, an enslaved prince, and an embittered spy must join with her to save a realm ravaged by invasion -- and rescue the future from the terrible wrath of a demon god.

Time for Yesterday (Star Trek, No. 39)

by A. C. Crispin

Time in the galaxy has stopped running in its normal course. That can only mean one thing, the guardian of forever is malfunctioning. To save the universe, starfleet command reunites 3 of its most legendary figures -admiral James T Kirk, Spock of Vulcan and Dr. Leonard McCoy -- and sends them on a desperate mission to contact the guardian, a journey that ultimately takes them 5000 years into the past. They must find Spock's son, Zar once again, and bring him back to their time to telepathically communicate with the guardian. But Zar is enmeshed in troubles of his own, and soon Kirk, Spock, and McCoy find themselves in a desperate struggle to save both their world and his.

V (V #1)

by A. C. Crispin

They came from outer space-tens of thousands of extraterrestrial beings-in gigantic spaceships the size of modern cities. Forced to leave a dying planet, they merely wanted a small share of the earth's natural resources in exchange for their vast knowledge of science and technology. Convincingly, they assured mankind that their mission was entirely peaceful... until the benevolent creatures began to multiply into an army of alien invaders. The horrifying reality of their peaceful mission became apparent when men, women and children-entire cities-began to vanish from the earth. As a daring TV journalist struggles to uncover the startling truth behind the alien visit to earth, a beautiful and brave young scientist fights for the survival of mankind. Gripped by a reign of terror reminiscent of Nazi Germany on a global scale, the entire human race is faced with the unavoidable possibility of extinction.

Voices of Chaos: A Novel of StarBridge

by A. C. Crispin Ru Emerson

A newly discovered planet peopled by feline beings called the Arrekhi has requested admission into the interplanetary Cooperative League of Systems. But the Arrekhi are skillful at deception and they conceal a cruel secret that could plunge the entire planet into a bloodbath.

Yesterday's Son

by A. C. Crispin

The Romulans attack the planet Gateway, where Federation scientists are studying the Guardian of Forever -- the mysterious portal to the past. The Starship Enterprise must protect the Guardian -- or destroy it. But Spock has already used the portal to journey to the past. On the planet Sarpedion, 5,000 years ago, Spock knew a beautiful, primitive woman. Now he has gone back to meet his son!

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