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THE MOON OF THREE RINGS- It was the time of the Moon of the Three Rings when the Free Trader ship Lydis landed on the world of Yiktor, a planet the Combine was seeking to control for the power the Three Rings would bring them. The life of a Free Trader was all junior crew member Krip Vorlund knew, but when he visited a beast show on Yiktor he was strangely attracted to the owner of the show animals, a delicate and mysterious woman named Maelen. Soon Vorlund was caught up in a vicious struggle by powerful opponents of the fate of a planet-and learned the nature of Maelen's sorcery when he found his mind trapped in the body of a wolflike creature. Krip would again inhabit a human body-though not his own-and on a second planet he and the crew of the Lydis would be caught in a battle of Ancient powers and nameless evil. Only Maelen the Moon Singer could save them with her superhuman powers-if she didn't bring death and destruction instead. . . . [Publisher's Note: Moonsinger was originally published in parts as Moon of Three Rings and Exiles of the Stars, its sequel. This is the first time the complete saga has been published in one volume.]
In the aftermath of interplanetary war, a disfigured and dispossessed loner is given a chance at a new life--but it comes at a steep cost Disfigured in the wars that destroyed his planet, Nik Kolherne lives a shadow existence in the sprawling refugee ghetto of the Dipple. He wears a mask to cover his scars and dreams about another country under an unfettered blue sky and a warm sun. But a chance encounter gives him the opportunity for a new face--and a new life. All he has to do is impersonate a young boy's fantasy hero. So what if Nik is now allied with the Thieves' Guild, a subversive outlaw group that seeks their prey on loosely held frontier worlds? A kid all alone in the world could use an ally. His mission is to lure Vandy Naudhin i'Akrama, the young son of a powerful warlord, from his high-security villa and deliver him to the Guild so they can access critical information locked in his brain. But when Nik and Vandy are shipped off to Dis, a burned-out wasteland of a planet, Nik realizes he's a pawn in a spiraling web of political intrigue and intergalactic evil that threatens both their lives.
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.Lorrie discovers a strange and fascinating secret! Did a witch live in the eight-sided house? Was it haunted? There were lots of scary stories about the strange house--but none could match the secret Lorrie uncovered. One day, she climbed the high iron gate and escaped into the garden to save a kitten from some cruel boys--and met the mysterious lady of the house. The woman let Lorrie explore all the odd-shaped rooms. In one of them was a rocking horse and a large, eight-sided dollhouse--an exact miniature of the big house. The dollhouse was beautifully furnished and seemed so ready--as if someone lived there! It drew Lorrie back into exciting adventures that she had to face with courage and daring!This adventure should not be missed by fantasy lovers!
In the triumphant conclusion to the three-book series Witch World: The Turning, when the Witches of Estcarp combined their powers to prevent the invasion of Karsten, the world was plunged into chaos. Now the survivors struggle to defeat the invaders and rebuild their shattered lives.
A young girl called Charis Nordholm is sold as a slave to a trader who wishes to do business with the Wyverns. But Wyverns who rule the planet Warlock finds her not only in contact with these strange beings but also involved in a mysterious internecine struggle she does not understand.
Tam-sin knew dreams; she had been able to summon and dismiss them at her own will; they and the people in them had been but toys with which she could play at desire. Until she had dreamed for Lord Starrex and plunged them both into such a venture as she could not control. Somehow she had brought them here, to new identities, new adventures, and doubtless, new dangers. But there was Kas, who had striven to put an end to both in two times, two worlds, and who must also have been wrenched with them into this, though not in her company? She was to find out, and the doing was to bring her into the alien laws and unmapped lands of yet a third world, and eventually a fourth and a fifth. . . .
Exotic gems and valuable oils were the lures that drew the space trader Solar Queen to the new planet Sargol, and also called forth his most ruthless competitor.
Genetic regression aboard the Solar Queen means trouble for two planets.
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.Michael Karl's dreams for the future do not include becoming the monarch of an obscure Ruritanian kingdom, but he soon discovers he has no say in the matter. He, the result of a misalliance between a Morvanian Prince and an American girl, is now the sole heir to the throne; however, not all of his future subjects are welcoming. On his way to his capital, Michael Karl is captured and threatened by a rebel leader known as the Werewolf, apparently because he is one! Escaping Michael lands on the doorstep of an American journalist in the guise of a distressed fellow citizen resolutely concealing his royal identity. All Michael wants is to go home to America, but even incognito he can't help but get caught up in the political turmoil of his ancestral land and begins to wonder if maybe the Werewolf doesn't have a point after all.
Do you like war games. Can you believe playing pieces might come alive? Adventure is the keynote offered in this scientific fantasy where the imaginary becomes real. In Quag Keep, six road companions travel under a wizard's geas to encounter and destroy unknown evil; but rather than a stereotypical fantasy novel Quag Keep has a certain twist. They are characters in a role-playing game. But what happens when the character and the players who play them come to conflict?
Earth was one of hundreds of worlds on alternate timelines, each more wondrous than the last, all available to the non-natives of those other-Earths who could break the barriers between timelines.
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.What is the magic of the Red Hart Inn, an exquisite model of an old English inn, that triggers three strange and exciting adventures back into earlier centuries for its two owners?Chris Fitton and his new stepsister Nan Mallory, both lonely and unhappy, must test their courage through three tumultuous periods of English history in this skillfully written time-warp fantasy. What they learn about themselves and each other enables them to live more fully in their own time.
Launches Captain Jellico and the crew of the Solar Queen on their most treacherous expedition yet.
Almost half a century ago, renowned science fiction and fantasy author Andre Norton introduced apprentice cargo master Dane Thorson in Sargasso of Space, in the first of the star-spanning tales of the Solar Queen seriesDane signed on with the independent cargo ship Solar Queen looking for a career in off-world trade. In Sargasso of Space, the Solar Queen free traders win exclusive rights to trade with the planet Limbo, but the crew arrives to find most of the planet's surface charred, with little sign of life. They find a valley with life, but others may still lurk. Worse yet, a strange force threatens to cripple the Queen. They must solve the planet's mysteries if they hope to escape not only with tradable goods, but their lives.
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.In Scarface, Andre Norton tells the story of a swashbuckling adventure with a pirate crew on the Spanish Main!The boy Scarface watched the lights of Tortuga dim as the Naughty Lass stood out for the open sea. The Spanish Main promised rich prizes for Captain Cheap and his pirate crew. And this time Cheap had set his sights high--for no less a prey than Sir Robert Scarlett, his lifelong enemy, and Her Majesty's fleet at Bridgetown. His plan was daring. Muskets roared and swords flashed as redcoats and pirates fought savagely. The fate of Bridgetown hung in the balance--and with it the secret of Scarface's true identity.
There is a malevolence lurking within the castle's walls, inspiring brazen treacheries and usurpations... and a foul abduction as unthinkable as it is unexpected. Something horribly strange and forbidden has struck at the dawn of a new day of corruption and terror. And a young girl finds the heightened sense that has been her fortune now drawing her inextricably down into a maelstrom of evil. Now a great quest is in Willadene's future: a journey to a place of darkness; of tainted covenants and ancient battles of blood and sacrifice when monsters warred with heroes. For the extraordinary power that has molded her destiny is propelling her toward shocking self-knowledge and an impossible rescue in a realm of shadows, secrets, and devastated hope where the invincible lord of abominations reigns.
Witch World: The Turning Omnibus: The Key of the Keplian (#4), The Magestone (#5), and The Warding of Witch World (#6).
The Dales have been devastated by war. Lorcan, keep holder's son, and Meive, the new wise woman of the bees, have lost everything and every one. Together, they attempt to rebuild. Bandits threaten.
When Fredericka's employer at the bookstore, Miss Hartwell, and then the store's other clerk are murdered, the amateur sleuth must struggle with the tight-lipped residents of the town in order to solve the crime.
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.Snow Shadow is a romantic spellbinder of forgotten love and terror reawakened.Being able to step back into the past seemed a wonderful stroke of luck for Erica Jansen. Northanger Abbey was like another world. And her introduction to the family there had come from a charming man, Preston Donner. She felt very fortunate indeed.But from the moment she became a guest at the Abbey, she felt like a prisoner. First there were the arguments she couldn't avoid . . . then the murders she could not ignore . . . and then the man who stepped out of her own buried past to entwine her in a terror from which she saw no escape . . .
A young singer with special powers goes on a quest to find a cure for her father's illness.
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. Their fates were bound by their mother's white magic--though darkness and battle strove to drive them apart . . .It was in the year of the Fire Troll that the sea-raiders struck at High Hallack and, promise-bound, its sons rose to the defense of their Dale. But there stood among their number a youth whom the Dalesmen had merely fostered: Elyn, born of Estcarp, whose birthright was the wisdom of the Wise. But Elyn of Estcarp was still young and, though a warrior impatient for battle, his unscarred sword had learnt little of the dark treacheries of war. In his most desperate hour of danger, Elyn's stoutest weapon would prove his brave witch-sister Elys. Together, witch and warrior would face perils beyond the laws of our everyday stars!
This is one of the finest novels in Norton's bestselling Witch World saga--replete with magic and super-science imagery--the novel with which DAW Books launched its own top-selling line of science fiction and fantasy 15 years ago.
The adventures of a young cavalry recruit stationed in Santa Fe in 1859 as he faces the dangers and hardships of Apache country.
Astra already harbored an earth colony, descended from refugees from the Terra of a previous century. These men and women and, their allies, the native merpeople faced destruction at the hands of the former master race of their planet, Astra. Two youths on their voyage of adulthood discover the former rulers of Astra gathering ancient weaponry and encounter a newly planeted Terran explorer ship seemingly allied with these deadly enemies. Together, the two voyagers and one Terran explorer change the course of their world's future.
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