Trade Paperback. Joseph Shallit's last novel, written in 1954, it's one of his best. In the mold of Jim Thompson's THE KILLER INSIDE ME, Shallit's tale of crooked narc, Cliff Hardie, will scare the... More > hell out of you.< Less
A super-city is at war with itself – and NARC is in the crossfire. In the colony of Aurora, the city of Thule is rife with Angel. Tactical has accumulated vast evidence on a syndicate, Scorpio.... More > Col. Janssen just buried the officers who attempted to investigate — NARC's time has come. Young Marcus Brand has been in cryogen since early in the war. Now 80, his senator father is eager for Harry to perform his healing miracles on Marc. The tank must be shipped to NARC's labs, but it's tampered with and Jarrat and Stone realize the truth. Someone tried to murder Marc — to guard ancient secrets that doom Scorpio? The investigation takes Jarrat and Stone into cities where the street is a warzone ... but the seeds of rot lie far away, in surprising places. Meet this world, these heroes, at www.melkeegan.com.< Less
The Athena is in the Zeus system, and NARC takes on the most hazardous assignment in its history. Zeus is controlled by Equinox Industries. The city of Elysium is on the brink of corporate war...... More > Angel war has already begun. But Angel, Equinox and the gas giant Zeus are locked in a deadly embrace ... and soon all of NARC is involved. Elysium is at war with itself; at the conflict’s heart is Equinox, controlling industry, politics - and the Angel trade? Hard evidence is elusive. The hunt takes Jarrat and Stone across the Zeus system, into battlefield engagements ... a supersonic dogfight ... a brute-force slugging-match in the docking bays of Eos ... and the showdown between NARC and Equinox. When hightech fails, courage, quick wits and keen empathy might still win through. Jarrat and Stone share the rank of captain, command of the Athena, and the bonding which was their very survival. Read 10% of the novel online at www.melkeegan.com.
Now in its FOURTH edition, here's the cult classic overture to the NARC series – complete, unabridged, uncut: 25,000+ words longer than the 1991 GMP and 2000 Millivres issues. Nominated for the... More > 1992 SF Hall of Fame... DreamCraft is proud to issue the first NARC volume just as it was written, without ommission. MK personally performed the '04 revision, updating technicalities, restoring all 'lost' material. The classic is back, as you never saw it before! The '08 edition wears a fine new jacket. Meet this world, these heroes, at www.melkeegan.com. "Unputdownable. Keegan has taken the two dimensional Marvel/DC comic strip and made it flesh ... and what flesh!" — HIM.< Less
Downtime becomes an explosive excursion into an industrial hell-zone. With Scorpio shut down, Kevin Jarrat and Jerry Stone are on furlough, headed for a resort in Rethan’s tropics. But when the... More > clipper detours to the halfway station of Sheckley for repairs, the vacation dissolves into unexpected, unpredictable hazard. Stone is fascinated to see the 'gas can with lights' where Jarrat spent his youth, but the tour turns deadly when they run into Scorpio escapees who recognize Jarrat, and the NARC captains find themselves on a flight right into Hades. Cut off from the carrier, backup and weapons, they’re surviving on their wits; furough looks like an impossible fantasy. A Pocket-size NARC page-turner, falling between SCORPIO and APHELION, from the award-winning author of Scorpio, Hellgate and Fortunes of War. Meet us online: < Less
All roads lead to the homeworlds, to the timeless cities of ancient worlds — dark, corrupt. For the outsider — stranger, colonial, mutoid — it's alien and dangerous. For the... More > 'Earther' headed back after many years, it's not what you expected, nor where you want to be. Chicago, Marsport, Sequoia ... the skycities of the Jupiter system are the new worlds on the old high frontier, new battlefields were Death wears the same old face. Aerosports, Angelwar — politics gone mad — the launch of a supercarrier — the death of a friend. Nothing is as it seems; enemies and allies trade places. Trust only those you know, believe only what you see. This volume repeats the dazzling form of SCORPIO. Jarrat and Stone are back with a vengeance in a pivotal novel taking the Athena to the heart of humanity’s old home. It’s a thrill-a-page ride, rich with action, intrigue and sensuality, set against a background of real worlds. Read SEVEN chapters online: www.melkeegan.com.< Less
TOP SECRET EMERGENCY TELEGRAPH - To: Authorized Personnel Only; Location: National Aeronautics Research Consortium (N.A.R.C.)Labs. From: Doctor Robert J. Guttenberg, N.A.R.C. Director. Attention, all... More > personnel: Your help is desperately needed in relaying this message to anyone who will listen. One week ago, N.A.R.C. labs received an unearthly signal, emanating from the far side of the moon.
The renowned Harvard graduate Dr. Sing Ann Howell can barely hold our computer together. Effective immediately, by Presidential order, a 24-hour work rotation is in effect. Project Blue Star, America's nuclear rocket, is being pulled from its ashes. Pilot training will be provided by Captain Tom Dangerfield in an effort to beat the Soviet response.
Addendum: Over eleven hours ago, Tom Dangerfield and I encountered a woman of distinction who claims to be Anna Urisa, captain of the Guild scout ship from the planet Arseina, broadcasting the distress signal that we are now receiving.< Less
Brighton, Sussex, 1866. The forever composed and stunning
Eleanor May Hoxborough, a 21 year old art historian, is
desperate to find her father's killer. Her quest takes her past
the farthest... More > horizons of her imagination and beaches her
at the mercy of a man she was never supposed to meet—and
certainly never supposed to fall into bed with...
Portland, Maine, 2006. The eternal pessimist and undercover
NARC agent, Nic Rian, is about to light a cigarette in celebration
of his last drug bust... until a shipwrecked, gorgeous and
possibly crazy blonde comes crashing into his life.
From the moment he sees her he wants her in his bed—but
can he let her into his heart—and can they stand the test
The HMS Carousel... Lola LaFontaine< Less
From this angle, he could see more skin than was good for his health. Her breath quickened as she became aware of his lusty stare. Anxious? Or maybe she was feeling what he was feeling... the... More > heat.
Brighton, Sussex, 1866. The forever composed and stunning Eleanor Hoxborough, a 21 year old art historian, is desperate to find her father’s killer. Her quest takes her past the farthest horizons of her imagination and beaches her at the mercy of a man she was never supposed to meet—and certainly never supposed to fall into bed with.
Portland, Maine, 2006. The eternal pessimist and undercover NARC agent, Nic Rian, is about to light a cigarette in celebration of his last drug bust... until a shipwrecked, gorgeous and possibly crazy blonde goddess comes crashing into his life. From the moment he sees her he wants her in his bed—but can he let her into his heart... and can they stand the test of time...
The HMS Carousel...
Lola LaFontaine< Less
L’entrebescar est l’art de l’entrelacement, de l’enchevêtrement. Pour un garçon des vignes, les voies de l’Amour et de l’Épée ne cessent... More > de tisser des liens mystérieux et complexes entre eux. L’élan des mots et de la musique résonne-t-il en son cœur de Chantre, qu’aussitôt lui répondent l’appel du courage et de la noblesse de la Chevalerie. Une damoiselle s’éprend-elle de lui, qu’il est plongé ensuite au cœur d’un affrontement entre Duchés du royaume de Narc. On le surnomme Arson. Le vin et le destrier. Le Tome Violet des Chroniques de Sohn imbrique les affaires du royaume de Narc à celles de Sohn tout entier. Pour le meilleur et pour le pire.< Less