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The crew of the Solar Queen finds a derelict space ship. Its provenance is mysterious and questions may prove fatal.
Four boys from different races and nationalities are drawn together by a potent magic that hurtles them into worlds populated by heroes and dragons Sig, Artie, Kim, and Ras go to the same school but have nothing in common--except for the urge to explore an abandoned house in the neighborhood. Who knows what treasures they'll unearth? In one of the rooms is a dusty old box with four pictures of dragons on top, containing pieces of a jigsaw puzzle all jumbled together. But they glitter like jewels and lead each boy back to an enchanted time. Sig becomes a Viking warrior who must slay a dragon who had once been a man and now guards a cursed treasure. Ras is a Nubian prince sold into captivity; he can only escape by killing a deadly Egyptian serpent. As Artos, named for Caesar, High King of Britain, Artie lives under the yoke of Saxon tyranny, waging war to defend King Arthur and the Pendragon flag. Now a sword bearer and page in the imperial palaces of the great Chinese emperor, Kim must follow the path of the slumbering dragon. Against a backdrop of myth and fantasy, acclaimed author Andre Norton weaves an enthralling tale of friendship, faith, loyalty, and heroism. Dragon Magic is the 4th book in the Magic Sequence, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order.
There were women, slender, with thick green hair waving back and forth, their skin shining brown, wearing scant leaves. There were others, humanoid in appearance, some beautiful, some grotesque...
Four friends, one being an oversized cat, work to save their land from war. One of their enemies is a powerful sorcerer.
This is a new novel in a series begun by Norton almost half a century ago. In that series, there was commerce between eras and therefore a need to police those transactions.
1st book in the Halfblood series.
The powerful magic of ruthless Elvenlord masters has for centuries rules the world. Even Shana, the legendary Elvenbane prophesied to deliver the oppressed into freedom, is helpless before such power. She and her ragtag band of outcasts, half-blood wizards, escaped human slaves, and free-thinking dragons have gained only a token victory against the mighty lords.<P><P> Only the long-forgotten Iron People, a band of human nomads, have escaped the tyranny of the reigning wizards. How have they survived through the centuries?<P> As the winds of change sweep the world, and as tensions seething beneath the surface of Elven society threaten to break into open revolt. Shana meets the ancient tribe. Could an age-old secret free Shana and her people...or will its discovery call down their doom.
In a world in which elven nobles hold the power of life or death over their human slaves, an elvenlord turns traitor to elvenkind.
Telepathy and magical powers are all apart of this book, which belongs to the Forerunner series.
Two novellas--Mary H. Schaub's "Exile," in which a disfigured witch struggles to regain her powers, and P. M. Griffin's "Falcon Hope," in which two unlikely allies try to save their peoples from extinction--are accompanied by "The Chronicler," by series creator Andre Norton.
A boy's encounter with powerful tribal magic transforms him into his spirit animal--and lands him in the middle of a war between humans and beasts with supernatural powers When his father is called to active duty in Vietnam, Cory Alder leaves Florida to live with his adopted Native American uncle, Jasper. Jasper's Idaho ranch is like a foreign country. Cory is afraid of the cougars, bears, and wolves; he doesn't like the big mountains and doubts he'll ever be able to ride a wild horse. Then he meets an old Nez Perce Medicine Man called Black Elk, who catapults Cory into an alternate universe where animals live in tribes, hunt, and go on the warpath. Transformed into a beaver called Yellow Shell, he learns to speak their language and discovers that they all fear the legendary Changer, who plots to reshape the creatures of both the human and animal realms and use them for his own nefarious ends. With two worlds hanging in the balance, Cory must rely on courage and instinct to defeat this cunning enemy and be restored to his human form. Is he strong enough to stand up to the Changer and overcome his own fear of the unknown? Fur Magic is the 2nd book in the Magic Sequence, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order.
Few authors have achieved such renown as World Fantasy Life Achievement honoree and Grand Master by the Science Fiction Writers of America, Andre Norton. With the love of readers and the praise of critics, Norton's books have sold millions of copies worldwide.<P> Book eight of the Witch Word - Estcarp series. <P> Come. Step through an ancient arch in the Scottish highlands - and into a world beyond all earthly possibilities...<P> Where fearsome creatures abound and witches rule supreme. Where a sparkling jewel carries a strange and awesome power. Where the terrifying forces of the Dark ravage the countryside.<P> And where a young Earth woman named Kelsie McBlair holds the key to Witch World's future. Trapped in a bizarre web of science and sorcery, she alone can pierce the savage heart of evil...by confronting the lord of the Dark himself!
The first three legendary Witch World novels from one of the most popular sci-fi authors of our time.
Varta, the last priestess of Asti, lives alone with Lur, a telepath of the lizardfolk, in Asti's isolated mountain retreat. Decadent Memphir has long since drifted away from the austere paths of Asti, and now the barbarians of Klem are sacking the city, and the smoke of its burning drifts up to the temple.
With her world facing annihilation, one of three powerful sisters must cross over into a forbidden dimension of vanished gods to confront an all-consuming terror in the continuation of the phenomenal Saga of the Trillium The three royal daughters of the Black Trillium brought a welcomed peace to Ruwenda and the World of the Three Moons by defeating the dark sorcerer Orogastus. Now it is time for Kadiya, the Seeker-Warrior, to return the powerful Three-Orbed Sword to its place of origin. But a journey that began in the wild marshlands of her devoted allies, the aboriginal Oddlings, soon leads to the domain of a race of dream catchers created by the inscrutable Vanished Ones--and to the terrible revelation of a coming plague destined to obliterate Kadiya's world. Unable to contact her sisters and complete the triumvirate, Kadiya must now act alone to prevent the Apocalypse, and follow her destined path into a timeless dimension where the Vanished Ones have taken refuge. There she will confront the most devastating horror her world has ever known. The Saga of the Trillium, created by three of the most revered writers in the realm of fantasy and science fiction, is now in the hands of the incomparable Andre Norton. With Golden Trillium, the acclaimed master continues the story she began with Julian May and Marion Zimmer Bradley, carrying the epic tale into a new dimension of magic, peril, and breathtaking self-discovery.
Few authors have achieved such renown as World Fantasy Life Achievement honoree and Science Fiction Writers of America Grand Master Andre Norton. With the love of readers and the praise of critics, Norton's books have sold millions of copies worldwide.The Waste was stirring and strange forms of the Dark, long quiet began to wake as Kerovan--whose cloven hoofs marked his kinship with the Old Ones--journeyed into the Waste on a secret mission, leaving behind the girl he loved. Joisan, however, rode after him, wearing about her neck Kerovan's gift, a small crystal globe encasing a miniature gryphon. While Kervan strove for answers to the riddles of the Dark, Joisan worked to unlock the power of the crystal gryphon. But only together could they hope to find the ancient Sleeper and defeat the forces of evil.
Few authors have achieved such renown as World Fantasy Life Achievement honoree and Science Fiction Writers of America Grand Master Andre Norton. With the love of readers and the praise of critics, Norton's books have sold millions of copies worldwide.Warlocks of other worlds--or scientists of times unknown? Craike, a man hunted in two worlds . . . Miss Rutheven, whose needles pointed to secret kingdoms . . . Dagmar, with the fatal fascination of Helen of Troy . . . Ully, whose music touched the powers before mankind . . . Tamisan, the sorceress who found herself the victim of her toy . . .These and others like them inhabit Andre Norton's world of High Sorcery, where the primeval desires and fears of man--his loving and loathing--are merged with his dreams of future knowledge and technological power. Those who have enjoyed the alchemy of Norton's other mind-bending tales should enjoy these!
Hester Lane, recently arrived in Victorian London, eagerly accepts a potentially dangerous assignment for a fashionable ladies' magazine.
For time beyond memory, the fire-eyed Keplian horses have lured riders to their death, sating the blood lust of the Dark Tower. All Witch World knows that the hunted, hated beasts serve Evil -- all except one young woman.<P>Fleeing her home after her beloved grandfather dies, the orphaned Navajo-Comanche girl Eleeri follows an ancient and magical trail to Witch World. When she discovers the Kepliana mare Tharna and her newborn colt in the hands of men eager to destroy them, Eleeri fights for their freedom.<P>Running for their lives, psychic Eleeri and telepathic Tharna bond. And in a hidden canyon, they discover the awesome truth: The Keplians were created to serve Light, and to ride with humans.
Ashe Gordon and Ross Murdock, angry about the loss of their fellow agent Travis Fox on the planet Topaz, have travelled to the planet Hawaikan, a warm ocean planet, where they intend to set up a time gate. The world is so different from what they expected that they decide on a risky experiment: travel into the past of the planet, accompanied by two mutant dolphins and a female agent of Polynesian ancenstry.
Fantasy/ Science fiction. A man begins having strange dreams of another world. He awakens in that world as a prince in the middle of intrigue. He must make a place for himself there even though he isn't who everyone thinks he is.
With their father missing in action in Vietnam, Holly and her siblings end up in a time warp as they race to free their town from a witch's curse When Holly, Judy, and Crockett Wade are sent to live with their grandparents after their father is declared MIA in Vietnam, Holly fears she'll never fit in at school. The small town of Dimsdale, Massachusetts, is nothing like Boston. Even worse, Grandma and Grandpa Wade live in an overgrown house next to the town dump, a place without electricity or running water! None of the dishes match, and Holly's grandparents are always bringing back other people's odds and ends. But an old, smelly pillow embroidered with broken circles leads to strange dreams--and a maze in the junkyard! At first, when Holly and her brother and sister walk through an opening in the maze, they don't realize they've entered another time. But they're back in colonial New England, where they meet a healer named Tamar--and suddenly Holly is caught in the crossfire between dueling witches. Forced to keep their time-traveling a secret, the three siblings race to save Tamar and their town. Lavender-Green Magic is the 5th book in the Magic Sequence, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order.
Holly and her family move to Dimsdale, an old estate in a small New England town, and soon Holly and her twin brother and sister find themselves caught up in the town's history of witchcraft. Includes a reader's guide.
Few authors have achieved such renown as World Fantasy Life Achievement honoree and Science Fiction Writers of America Grand Master Andre Norton. With the love of readers and the praise of critics, Norton's books have sold millions of copies worldwide.The Witch World . . . Far away in space and time, the Witch World has become the legendary home of all who dream and wonder of unknown worlds.Lore of the Witch World brings together in one volume all the novelettes and tales of the Witch World, including the never previously published novelette Changeling.
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