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Book 4 of the Demon Accords. Chris and Tanya have been assigned as Coven Rovers, troubleshooters for the supernatural world. Their missions will take them across country from city to wilderness as... More > they tackle rogue vampires, witch families and monsters from the darkest Native American folklore. When they are called to the most important vampire political event in over 300 years, they discover that mixing Chris's volatile nature with ancient vampires is a deadly mistake.< Less
The Queen’s Blade V: Master of the Dance
Captured and condemned, the Queen’s Blade is forced to face his fate and fight a deadly duel with a Master of the Dance to survive. More treacherous Cotti princes must die and the... More > Regent’s life is in danger. Blade’s legendary skills are tested to the extreme and his web of lies and deceit is challenged, but nothing touches the frozen heart and icy mind of a killer whose heart died long ago.< Less
New Ceres Nights
New Ceres, a planet in the outer colonies, embraced the Age of Enlightenment nearly two hundred years ago and refused to let go. Refugees and opportunists come to New Ceres in search of new lives,... More > escaping the conflict of the interstellar war that has already devastated Earth.
New Ceres Nights presents thirteen exciting stories of rebellion, debauchery, decadence, subterfuge and murder, set against the backdrop of powdered wigs, coffee houses, balls and duels.
Debutante Dirk Flinthart
The Widow’s Seven Candles Thoraiya Dyer
Code Duello J.C. Hay
Murder in Laochan Aliette de Bodard
Tontine Mary Kaaron Warren
Fair Trade Stephen Dedman
A Troublesome Day for Jacky Midnight Matthew Farrer
Prosperine When It Sizzles Tansy Rayner Roberts
Candle to the Devil Sue Isle
Blessed Are The Dead That The Rain Falls Upon Martin Livings
The Sharp Shooter Sylvia Kelso
Smuggler’s Moon Lee Battersby
The Piece of Ice in Miss Windermere’s Heart Angela Slatter< Less
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Jim Gordon believes he's an average teenager, until an encounter with a vampire sends him to a camp of sorcerers, on a quest, and finally into a deadly magical duel. What's the reason? Jim Gordon... More > isn't an average kid. He's a SORCERER!< Less
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It's 1773. Career diplomat Benjamin Hackett returns to York and the shocking news his estranged elder brother, has not only killed his friend in a duel but become engaged to the woman he had hoped to... More > marry. To learn more about the suspect duel, Benjamin reluctantly attends a weekend house party to celebrate his brother’s engagement. House guests get more than they bargained for when a lady’s maid is murdered, the bride-to-be attacked, and a guest is shot dead. Benjamin uncovers a connection between these sinister acts and his brother's duel. He must also confront a cruel twist of fate that explains why his brother loathes him and will go to any lengths to discredit him in Polite Society.< Less
A story about an unresolved estate due to conflicting wills, a daughter thought to be dead as an infant but still living, dueling lawyers, and love. Dickens was trained in the Law and he was... More > concerned about the difficulty involved in trying to settle an estate. Much of this book is concerned about how trying to settle this estate messes up the lives of the people that should have been enriched.< Less
Wilkie Collins's collection of fourteen short stories:
-Mrs Zant and the Ghost
Experiencing a vision of her dead husband.
-Miss Morris and the Stranger
Becoming a governess.
-Mr Cosway and the... More > Landlady
Hearing that your future wife has died.
-Mr Medhurst and the Princess
Caught up in a minor political intrigue.
-Mr Lismore and the Widow
Being in financial difficulties.
-Miss Jeromette and the Clergyman
Falling in love with a Frenchwoman.
-Miss Mina and the Groom
Marrying a groom.
-Mr Lepel and the Housekeeper
A play of their future.
-Mr Captain and the Nymph
The Fortuna is blown off course in the South Pacific..
-Mr Marmaduke and the Minister
Falling in love with a minister's daughter.
-Mr Percy and the Prophet
Frenchman scratching a living by fortune-telling.
-Miss Bertha and the Yankee
An illegal duel fight.
-Miss Dulane and My Lord
Making a marriage of convenience.
-Mr Policeman and the Cook
Confession describes a murder case.< Less
The New York Times bestselling author of Firestorm, Iris Johansen, returns with a psychological thriller so terrifying, so relentlessly paced, it won’t leave you time to catch your breath... More > before the next shock comes. A forensic sculptor is locked in a deadly duel with a serial killer determined to destroy her—one life at a time.
Eve Duncan’s job is to put a face on the faceless victims of violent crimes. She must pit her skills against his in a showdown where the stakes are life itself—and where the unbearable cost of failure will make Eve’s own murder seem like a mercy killing.< Less
MARS: The Roleplaying Game of Planetary Romance (hardcover)
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Adamant Entertainment's long-awaited roleplaying game of planetary romance! Mars -a n ancient, dying, but not yet dead world, a world where a vast canal network reaches from pole to pole, bringing... More > water and life to vast and fantastic cities. A world where albino apes run a vast empire in the last surviving jungle, a world where warrior tribes of Green Martians raid the outlying cities of the canal dwellers, a world where, in places dark and quiet and forgotten beneath the surface, ancient and terrible intellects plan dark and dire deeds. It is a world of sky-corsairs, of duels with blade and blaster, of vile plots, fantastic inventions, daring rescues, arena battles, and spectacular stunts. It is a world where ancient cities can be discovered and their lost treasures plundered, a world where a trek across the dry sea bottoms can yield amazing discoveries, where terrible monsters roam the rocky wastes. It is the Mars of pulp fiction and Saturday morning serials. It is now yours.< Less
Ruff! Guide to Space Opera
The Ruff! Guide to Space Opera is a comprehensive guide to large scale and romantic outer space adventures in all media. Movies, television, games, animation, comics, role-playing games, books,... More > stories, computer games and more. Let Ruff help you develop your fascination with fast spaceships roaming the deep void, sword swinging raygun duels on other planets, aliens and the conflicts of Galactic Empires. From the planetary romances of Edgar Rice Burroughs and Leigh Brackett, past Larry Niven and Joe Haldeman to the brilliant New Space Opera of Iain Banks, Alastair Reynolds and Neal Asher. Find visual feasts from Flash Gordon and Buck Rogers via Blake's 7, Dune, Babylon 5, Cowboy Bebop, Dead Space and Farscape to Star Trek, Star Wars and Avatar and beyond. Discover groundbreaking comics from DC, Marvel and others like the Omega Men, Dreadstar and Starslayer along with old favourites. Ruff will not let you put a paw wrong in your quests through hyperspace and ancient Martian landscapes.< Less