|01.||BattleTech: 25 Years of Art & Fiction is the ultimate chronicle of the BattleTech/MechWarrior universe. With 304 pages that are brimming with hundreds of color and B&W illustrations that span BattleTech's 25-year legacy. Additionally, the book contains:
An 8-page, detailed treatise on the evolution of the BattleTech/MechWarrior computer games and... [click here for more]|
|02.||MEAN STREETS? YOU HAVE NO IDEA…
The Sixth World is a dangerous place, and nowhere is that more obvious than in Seattle, the so-called Emerald City. Surrounding its neon-drenched heart is kilometer after kilometer of Sprawl, where millions of people scratch out a living among hazardous, slowly decaying neighborhoods and even more dangerous neighbors.
Sprawl Stories... [click here for more]|
|03.||THREE COMPLETE SHADOWRUN NOVELS IN ONE VOLUME!
The year is 2050. The power of magic and the creatures it brings have returned to the earth, and many of the ancient races have re-emerged. Elves, Orks, Mages, and lethal Dragons find a home in a world where technology and human flesh have melded into deadly urban predators. And the multinational megacorporations hoard the only thing... [click here for more]|
|04.||This is a compilation of the entire Clan Novel Saga. Vivid writing and a gripping plot' -- Jonathan Fesmire, SF Site
The Vampire Clan Novel series broke all records for World of Darkness fiction when, throughout 1999 and 2000, it told an epic story through cross-cutting novels and carefully time-stamped chapters. Now, the entire epic is represented in four beautiful trade-format volumes. The Clan... [click here for more]|
|05.||Palym thought she and her best friend Xiao were on an adventure. They had left their rural home in search of something greater, but neither could have anticipated the monster's attack their first day in the city. Before she knew it, Palym was swept into a world beyond her wildest imagination, the world of the Sidereal Exalted and Yu-Shan.
Where will the road of this Chosen of Journeys take her? And... [click here for more]|
|06.||THE TAROT HAS AWAKENED…
…And nothing will ever be the same again.
The Tarot, a mystical divination deck of cards, has appeared in the Sixth World as a powerful artifact. It works its will on anyone who finds one of its magical cards, from runners surviving on the street to corp executives battling in the boardroom. And not just people’s lives will be changed, for the Awakened... [click here for more]|
|07.||’MECHS AT THE READY…
Betrayed by his own House and stripped of his rank, exiled Mechwarrior Justin Allard is given one last chance to save his honor—by risking his life in the gladiatorial arenas of Solaris VII. But his newest Game World opponent—more skilled at 'Mech-to-'Mech combat than any other rival—raises the stakes even higher. It's Philip... [click here for more]|
|08.||THE GAUNTLET IS THROWN…
Hanse Davion and Melissa Steiner have united two Great Houses of the Inner Sphere in a marriage that upsets the balance of power among the stars. Though some hope this may bring an end to centuries of war, Maximilian Liao of the Capellan Confederation has enlisted the aid of two highly placed Davion traitors to destroy Hanse Davion and the Federated... [click here for more]|
|09.||THE FINAL ENGAGEMENT…
The minions of Maximilian Liao are about to deliver a crippling blow to the forces of Prince Hanse Davion—discovering a way to use Hanse’s own technology against him.
Half a galaxy away, assassins stalk Hanse's wife, Melissa Steiner, and her mother, Archon Katrina Steiner, in the passageways of their own palace.
Invasion... [click here for more]|
|10.||Discover Deadly Doses to Kill Off Characters
The readers of your crime and mystery stories should be trying to figure out "whodunit"—not wondering why your facts don't make sense. If you want to kill off characters with something poisonous, you need to know how a villain would gain access to such a poison, how it would be administered, and what the effects on the victim would be. Book... [click here for more]|
|11.||A Writer's Guide to Creating Extraterrestrial Life-Forms
"There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy." - Hamlet, William Shakespeare
Stanley Schmidt guides you toward a better understanding of our universe to create beings who will live in your science fiction.
Aliens and Alien Societies explains... [click here for more]|
|12.||In the City of Lies, whom do you think you can trust?
Bayushi Yojiro is known as the “only honest Scorpion” in the samurai clan
infamous for its liars, schemers, and secrets. As an Emerald Magistrate, his duty is to uphold the Emperor’s laws and ensure justice is done. As a Scorpion, his duty is to loyally serve the interests of his clan—even if that means... [click here for more]|
|13.||Something stirs within Cliffside Shrine...
Shiba Tsukune wasn’t supposed to become the Champion of the Phoenix Clan, but their ancient sword chose her. Trained as a samurai warrior, she was to be the bodyguard of Isawa Tadaka, a powerful shugenja—and the man she loved. Although her new duties have drawn them apart, she refuses to stand by and watch as Tadaka falls to... [click here for more]|
|14.||Originally published almost twenty years ago, the Rose of the Prophet Trilogy has been collected and restored with a new introduction by the authors!
The world of Sularin is ruled by twenty gods, different in aspect but equal in power. But a war rages in the heavens, one that will affect the gods, the mortals, the immortal beings who serve them both. It is a tale of romance and magic,... [click here for more]|
|15.||In an age when it is not proper for a woman to be a soldier, three bright, savvy, and well-trained female warriors must hide who they are when they accept the burden of protecting and helping their queen (Anne). But once you meet these three musketeers, you’ll realize proper was never a concern.
Aimi met and fell in love with Jacques Marlette when the oils trader visited her birthplace of Japan.... [click here for more]|
|16.||THE DECADE OF THE 1950s: while many places in the world are still recovering from the horrors of the Second World War, it is a good time for America. The economy and industry are roaring, the middle class is exploding, and everyone can own their own home. The nation is filled with pride after a hard-won victory. The future never seemed brighter, and yet...
...never before have we faced a global... [click here for more]|
|17.||Eochaid Lenahr is dying...
... having given everything to protect one of Scarn’s most dangerous artifacts. But how did the young son of a Venirian farmer ever come to be fighting on the side of the enemy, the nation of Vesh?
Meet the brave, driven Veshian vigilants who stand between a recovering nation and the poisoned, half-mad wilds of Ghelspad. Learn the story behind the Scarred Lands’... [click here for more]|
|18.||An Ancient Text Revealed and Re-Examined
The story of Longinus is not a secret story, although some would hide it. But neither is it an open story. It requires study. It requires respect. To some it is the final source of wisdom, freedom, survival. To others it is an evil book, the source of all oppression. No matter what viewpoint you hold, the fact remains that the Testament of Longinus cannot... [click here for more]|
|19.||Rose is a young sorcerer with problems. She's turning into a dragon, she's falling in love with a ghost, and she REALLY needs to get her hands on a dagger that is buried in the mud, 500 miles from nowhere, under 2000 fathoms of ocean. Fiddler's Rose is a love story, an epic quest, and a conversation. It proves that love does not need to be graphic to engage your heart, and horror does not... [click here for more]|
|20.||For the first time, the Book of Nod has been restored with new files that perfectly replicate the first edition, but cleaned up so that the text can all be read, and many previously-lost details of the art are finally able to be discerned.
Legends of the Undead
The first vampires remember their first nights, but do not speak of them. Others... [click here for more]|
|21.||Horror and Wonder at the Ends of the Earth
". . . They rose grimly into the western sky; allowing us to distinguish various bare, bleak, blackish summits, and to catch the curious sense of fantasy which they inspired as seen . . . against the provocative background of iridescent ice-dust clouds. In the whole spectacle there was a persistent, pervasive hint of stupendous secrecy and potential... [click here for more]|
|22.||Lao Tzu said, “A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.” But the journey of imagination begins with a single idea—one that can shape entire worlds, if you so choose. And no one knows that better than bestselling fantasy author Richard C. White, who brings his expertise for world building to this reference guide for writers interested in crafting their own storytelling... [click here for more]|
|23.||The Essential Elements for Building a World
Roleplaying games and fantasy fiction are filled with rich and fascinating worlds: the Forgotten Realms, Glorantha, Narnia, R'lyeh, Middle-Earth, Barsoom, and so many more. It took startling leaps of imagination as well as careful thought and planning to create places like these: places that readers and players want to come back to again and again.
Now,... [click here for more]|
|24.||SOME SECRETS CAN KILL YOU...
Kazuma Tetsu is a technomancer—one of the rare people who can manipulate the Matrix without technology, using only the power of their mind. But he’s on a more personal mission—he’s searching for his missing sister, Hitori. Following her trail leads him into a tangled web of corp execs, mercenaries, and double-crossing rogues—usually just another... [click here for more]|
|25.||A Practical Reference for Using Firearms and Knives in Fiction
When it comes to writing weapons, most authors shoot from the hip--and miss. The Writer's Guide to Weapons will help you hit your target every time.
Firearms and knives have starring roles in a wide range of genres--crime, thriller, war, mystery, Western, and more. Unfortunately, many depictions of... [click here for more]|
|26.||Lovecraftian cosmic terror meets modern-day conspiracy in 18 tales of horror and personal apocalypse:
"The Color of Dust" by Laurel Halbany.
"PAPERCLIP" by Kenneth Hite.
"A Spider With Barbed-Wire Legs" by Davide Mana.
"Le Pain Maudit" by Jeff C. Carter.
"Cracks in the Door" by Jason Mical.
"Ganzfeld Gate" by Cody Goodfellow.
"Utopia"... [click here for more]|
|27.||DURING THE DECADES since H.P. Lovecraft first wrote of the Cthulhu Mythos, many authors have crossed his themes into other genres, enhancing his original vision with stories taking place in the distant past, in the far-flung future, and in myriad places in-between.
Cyberpunk tales are written in dark, gritty, film-noir styles. Their protagonists live and die at the bottom echelon of an electronic... [click here for more]|
|28.||Got Questions About RPG Design? Wolfgang Baur, Monte Cook, Ed Greenwood, Michael Stackpole, and other industry veterans have the answers you asked for...and the advice you need!
Get ready to create great new adventures, monsters and magic for your RPG campaign! The Complete Kobold Guide to Game Design offers 240 pages of in-depth essays on what makes RPGs tick. Get... [click here for more]|
|29.||In this invaluable guide, thriller master Michael Newton shows you how to develop compelling plots and intriguing characters that grab readers from page 1 and won't let them go.
You'll learn how to craft heroes and villains that are both believable and original and ground them in situations that push them to the limits of physical, emotional, and mental endurance. You'll also find details that will... [click here for more]|
|30.||16 LOVECRAFTIAN TALES FROM AN UNFORGETTABLE JOURNEY
Trains embody the promise and peril of technological advance. They unlock opportunities for wealth and travel, but also create incredible chaos—uprooting populations and blighting landscapes. Work on or around the rails leads to unwelcome discoveries and, in light of the Mythos, dire implications in the spread of the rail system as a whole.... [click here for more]|
|31.||Terror Tales of the Toad God
Amid the unremitting vigilance of his warders, Knygathin Zhaum came forward, fixing upon me the intent but inexpressive gaze of his lidless, ochre-yellow eyes, in which a face-to-face scrutiny could discern no pupils. He knelt down beside the block, presenting his mottled nape without a tremor. As I looked upon him with a calculating eye, and made ready for the lethal... [click here for more]|
|32.||IN THE 31ST CENTURY, LIFE IS CHEAP…
A Draconis Combine warrior struggles with immoral orders in the First Succession War. A House Davion MechWarrior participates in a risky heist as part of Operation Guerrero. A history buff battles the Word of Blake during the Liberation of Terra. What do these MechWarriors have in common? Each one pilots the same BattleMech, a survivor... [click here for more]|
|33.||The Garou’s ancient struggle against the corruption of the world continues on, year after year, blow after blow. The names of the fallen outnumber the living. Their enemies are legion: vile subsidiaries of Pentex, Inc.; mutated Black Spiral Dancers; creatures warped beyond imagination by the taint of the Wyrm; and even, tragically, their own pride, long-held vendettas, and explosive rage.
They... [click here for more]|
|34.|| A Best-Selling Saga Returns
Vivid writing and a gripping plot -- Jonathan Fesmire, SF Site
The Vampire Clan Novel series broke all records for World of Darkness fiction when, throughout 1999 and 2000, it told an epic story through cross-cutting novels and carefully time-stamped chapters. Now, the entire epic is represented in four beautiful trade-format volumes. The... [click here for more]|
The Sixth World is a dangerous place, with deadly hazards lurking around every corner. Everywhere shadowrunners go, from the top of the world to the deepest, darkest Sprawl neighborhood, someone’s always looking to make their rep by taking you down. World of Shadows is the second anthology of original Shadowrun short stories, each one showcasing some of the most far-flung,... [click here for more]|
|36.||Featuring the complete Swords Without Master roleplaying game!
Issue three of Worlds Without Master, an adventure fiction and gaming ezine featuring sword & sorcery short fiction and games from Epidiah Ravachol and many others.
In this issue:
"A Slaying in Smoke," a story of cults and fashion, by Epidiah Ravachol.
"In Taruve: the Merchant Train," another tale of Jakko... [click here for more]|
|37.||Histories of the Elder Magi, Episodes of Eibon of Mhu Thulan, Papyrus of the Dark Wisdom, Psalms of the Silent, and the Eibonic Rituals
Tales of lore tell of the Book of Eibon, a tome so ancient that it was originally written in the Hyperborean language of Tsath-Yo, long before Atlantis was born from the sea. It goes by dozens of names and predates even the Necronomicon... [click here for more]|
|38.||Selected Stories and Essays Concerning the Blasphemous Tome of the Mad Arab
Although skeptics claim that the Necronomicon is a fantastic tome created by H. P. Lovecraft, true seekers into the esoteric mysteries of the world know the truth: the Necronomicon is the blasphemous tome of forbidden knowledge written by the mad Arab, Abdul Alhazred. Even today, after attempts... [click here for more]|
|39.||Not all patients can be cured—or want to be.
Visiting psychologist Carolyn Fern’s newest patient is Josephine Ruggles, an heiress whose nightmares leave glyph-shaped wounds across her back. Miss Ruggles’s case is unusual, even for an institution like Arkham Sanatorium. Her case takes an even stranger turn after she claims to have met Malachi—Carolyn’s... [click here for more]|
|40.||The Taint of the Deep Ones in 13 Tales
The decadent, smugly rotting, secret-filled town of Innsmouth is a supreme creation of Howard Philips Lovecraft. It so finely mixes the carnal and the metaphysical that writers continue to take inspiration from it. New readers squirm in encountering Lovecraft's horrifying vision, then return to revel in the tale's grim wit and careful invention.... [click here for more]|
|41.||Clark Ashton Smith's Cthuhu Mythos Fiction
The Ghoul, A Rendering from the Arabic, The Hunters from Beyond, The Vaults of Abomi, The Nameless Offspring, Ubbo-Sathla, The Werewolf of Averoigne, The Eidolon of the Blind, Vulthoom, The Treader of the Dust, The Infernal Star
Clark Ashton Smith finished “The Ghoul” on November 11, 1930 and was pleased with the result. He mentioned... [click here for more]|
|42.||A distress call is coming from a Federation research base…
A crack team is assembled to take over the Liberator…
A band called the Dangerous prepare to ‘Rock the Rock Planet’…
Heroes or villains? Things are not always black and white in the dystopia ruled by the ruthless Federation. The crew of the Liberator are passionate in their... [click here for more]|
|43.||The prophecies come true as the Antediluvians rise to devour their offspring. Beckett, researcher among the undead, struggles to stave off or find meaning to Gehenna before it’s too late. His search takes him from the burning cities of southern California to the grand chantry of the sorcerous Tremere, and beyond.
... [click here for more]|
|44.||The Essential Guide to Spelling, Style, Usage, Grammar, and Punctuation
How does good writing stand out? If its purpose is to convey facts, findings, or instructions, it need be read only once for its content to be clear. If its purpose is to entertain or to provoke thought, it makes readers want to come back for more.
Revised and updated, this guide covers four essential aspects of good writing:... [click here for more]|
|45.||Enhance Your Horror, Fantasy, and Science Fiction
Monsters are more than things that go bump in the night...
Monsters are lurking in the woods, beneath the waves, and within our favorite books, films, and games--and there are good reasons why they appear so often. Monsters are manifestations of our fears and symbols of our society--not to mention they're a lot of fun--but each should... [click here for more]|
|46.||Run Your Best Campaign Yet
Whether you’re a new gamemaster or a seasoned vet looking for a new angle to shake up your game, these 19 essays by expert gamemasters help construct your campaign from the ground up—and keep your players engaged until the dramatic conclusion.
Kobold Guide to Plots & Campaigns shows how to begin a new campaign, use published adventures or loot... [click here for more]|
|47.||This compilation is the compete Predator and Prey Series. Included with this product are the following books in PDF format.
Predator and Prey - Vampire
Predator and Prey - Judge
Predator and Prey - Werewolf
Predato rand Prey - Jury
Predator and Prey - Mage
Predator and Prey - Executioner
... [click here for more]|
|48.||An alien fleet stands poised to invade Federation space. The only vessel available to hold it back is the Liberator, commanded by Roj Blake and his crew. As an intergalactic war breaks out, old enemies become allies, and friends will become separated.
And Blake will be forced to leave behind all that matters to him...
This title is published by Big Finish Productions and distributed by Untreed... [click here for more]|
|49.||A veteran of the War, Reina can’t stop fighting. Only now, she’s no longer on Mars, and she’s no longer a soldier. Scarred by her time as an Electronic Warfare Service drone operator, Reina has transformed herself into a notorious cybercriminal, and she’s turned her hatred of the Weyland Consortium into a personal crusade. Her goal? Expose the corp’s machinations and... [click here for more]|
|50.||YOU is a second person novel that puts you in the role of Leo Evans. Leo is disgruntled, middle-aged, unhappily divorced, and a cultist who has developed genuine extra senses and paranormal abilities by adhering to a set of beliefs he freely admits seem preposterous. Join him as he gets punched, kicked, and mystically enjoined to fell hatred for the person he loves most in the world. Thrill to middle-aged... [click here for more]|
|51.||Even The Book of Nod speaks of her but little. She is Lilith, the Dark Queen, the Harlot of the Damned. It was she, some whisper, who taught Caine his shadowed gifts. And it is she, the legends continue, who will rise to herald the Final Nights, the great Gehenna.Come, childer, and hear the Dark Mothers tale.
Embraces Her Children for the Final Nights
A Book of Nod-style tome of vampire myths... [click here for more]|
|52.||Tales from the First Days
When the first Garou howled the tales of their bravery into the night skies, it was begun. It was carefully preserved by the wisest Galliards throughout time, who added the stories of the greatest Garou. It has grown into more than a book, but into a collection of epics that preserves the history of the Garou Nation itself. It is the Silver Record.
Tales of the Last Heroes
Two... [click here for more]|
|53.||Kobolds Work a Little Magic
The popular and wildly useful Kobold Guide series tackles the biggest subject in fantasy: Magic!
What makes a fantasy fantastic? Magic, of course! Whether it’s unearthly beasts, scheming sorcerers, legendary swords or locales that defy logic and physics, a compelling fantasy story needs magical elements. The tricky part is that in order for the story to... [click here for more]|
|54.||The Complete Mythos Fiction of Lin Carter (including the episodic novel "The Terror Out of Time")
The late Lin Carter was the driving force behind the famous Ballantine Adult Fantasy Series of the 1970's. He was also a prolific writer and anthologist of horror and fantasy with over eighty titles to his credit, including Lovecraft: A Look at the Cthulhu Mythos.
Carter's tales of mythos... [click here for more]|
|55.||13 Tales of Horror Defining Hastur, the King in Yellow, Yuggoth, and the Dread City of Carcosa
SECOND EDITION The stories in this book evoke a tracery of evil rarely rivaled in horror writing. They represent the entire evolving trajectory of such concepts as Hastur, the King in Yellow, Carcosa, the Yellow Sign, the Black Stone, Yuggoth, and the Lake of Hali. A succession... [click here for more]|
|56.||The Wind Walker of the Icy Wastes
"The stars had been blotted out . . . the great cloud which had obscured the sky looked curiously like the outline of a great man. And . . . where the top of the 'cloud' must have been, where the head of the thing should have been, there were two gleaming stars, visible despite the shadow, two gleaming stars, burning bright — like eyes!" ... [click here for more]|
|57.||LOST SECRETS ARE THE DEADLIEST SECRETS OF ALL...
Shadowrunner Katar Hawke knows the score on the streets. Every job is to be executed swiftly and simply—no muss, no fuss, and with as little help as possible. But when an extraction of a seemingly ordinary grad student from a Central American dig goes south in a big way, Hawke has to keep them both alive while he figures out what he’s stumbled... [click here for more]|
|58.||The prophecies come true as the Antediluvians rise to devour their offspring. Beckett, researcher among the undead, struggles to stave off or find meaning to Gehenna before it’s too late. His search takes him from the burning cities of southern California to the grand chantry of the sorcerous Tremere, and beyond.
This product includes the complete Time of Judgment Triology. Included are the... [click here for more]|
|59.||Inspiration & Exercises to Help You Craft a Writing Life Alongside Your Career Don't Let the Daily Grind Drain Your Creative Energy! You can work full time and still have a productive writing life. Many writers waste time waiting for the day they can fi nally quit their day jobs and live the so-called writing dream. Don't wait. You can do both--and your writing will be the better for... [click here for more]|
|60.||They gather in darkness, sharing ancient and arcane knowledge as they manipulate the very matter of reality itself. Spells and conjuration; legerdemain and prestidigitation – these are the mistresses and masters of the esoteric arts. From the otherworldly visions of Conan Doyle’s father in Audrey Niffenegger’s ‘The Wrong Fairy’ to the diabolical political machinations... [click here for more]|
|61.||Experience the horrors of a haunted New England city in the 1920s! Set in the Lovecraftian universe of our bestselling Arkham Horror board game, the Arkham novels transport you into a world torn apart by tough times and the awakening Ancient Ones! Follow iconic characters such as Jacqueline Fine and Oliver Grayson as they strive to not only understand the mysterious events happening through... [click here for more]|
|62.||Experience the horrors of a haunted New England city in the 1920s! Set in the Lovecraftian universe of our bestselling Arkham Horror board game, the Arkham novels transport you into a world torn apart by tough times and the awakening Ancient Ones! Follow iconic characters such as Jacqueline Fine and Oliver Grayson as they strive to not only understand the mysterious events happening through... [click here for more]|
|63.||The graveyard is cold and still. Bright moonlight deepens the shadows. The silence is disturbed by a throaty moan. Breaking through the soft, recently packed earth, a claw extends, sharp and grasping. A sickly sweet stench rises with the corpse. Desperate hunger is etched on it cadaverous face - a hunger for your blood!
Buffy: Alright, I get it. You're evil. Do we have to chat... [click here for more]|
|64.||By day, London is the greatest metropolis of the 19th century. By night, it is the hunting ground of monsters older than the empire itself. Above it all lurks Prince Mithras, Methuselah of Clan Ventrue and godhead of a cult infecting vampire and mortal alike.
This product includes all three books in the Victorian Age Vampire Trilogy:
Book 1 - A Morbid Initiation
Book 2 - The Madness of Priests
Book... [click here for more]|
|65.||Stories About the God of a Thousand Forms
The Mighty Messenger of the Outer Gods, Nyarlathotep has also been known to deliver tidings from the Great Old Ones. He is the only Outer God who chooses to personify his presence on our planet. A god of a thousand forms, he comes to Earth to mock, wreak havoc, and to spur on humanity's self-destructive urges. This volume of stories and poetry illustrates... [click here for more]|
|66.||Mega-City One, 2101 AD. Psi-Judge Cassandra Anderson’s second year on the streets as a full-Eagle Judge.
There’s trouble brewing in the Eee-Zee Rest; biker gangs, kidnappings and riots are all pretty standard in Mega-City One, but the block is off-limits – the owner’s just too clean to investigate.
Seconded to another division, Anderson gets suspicious: something’s... [click here for more]|
|67.||This is exactly what it says on the tin: a list of 108 solutions to the Fermi Paradox. Never again will you wonder where your setting's aliens are, or why Earth apparently has been contacted yet.
Inside, your interstellar explorers will find that...
...there is no one out there, because the evolution of sapient life cannot occur without the presence of "diversification pumps" like regular meteor... [click here for more]|
|68.||The young nobleman Kalen Avanir, accompanied by his cousin Jad, journeys from his war-torn homeland of Rhakhaan in the north to the canal city of Sel-kai across the sea. On his journey, he discovers a mysterious artifact with strange powers: an amulet with a phoenix symbol, the emblem of his kingdom. Soon, forces for good and evil are drawn to him… and to the amulet. While seeking to understand... [click here for more]|
|69.||Early Tales of the Cthulhu Mythos by the Author of Psycho
“H.P. Lovecraft — like his creation, Cthulhu — never truly died. He and his influence live on, in the work of so many of us who were his friends and acolytes. Today we have reason for rejoycing in the widespread revival of his canon. . . . If a volume such as this has any justification for its existence, it’s... [click here for more]|
|70.||For Ezra Payne and the Stealthy Tiger mercenaries, professionalism is everything. Hired to assist in the bitter, bloody fighting on the planet Hall, they quickly earn a decisive victory for their employer. They settle afterward in for a needed period of rebuilding, and a few months’ peace before moving on to the next contract.
But their respite does not last. More mercenaries, hired by the... [click here for more]|
|71.||THE TRUE FATE OF A CLAN…
Every member of modern Clan society knows of the Not-Named Clan, the Clan that was erased from history for perpetrating acts of heresy against the Way of the Clans. But what truly happened to Clan Wolverine?
Long before the Clans invaded the Inner Sphere in 3049, their ancestors escaped the brutal Succession Wars by braving uncharted space and forming a new society,... [click here for more]|
|72.||A DARK MOON RISES OVER THE SLEEPY STREETS OF ARKHAM Jenny Barnes never guessed that she would be returning to America so soon, or under such circumstances. Arkham, Massachusetts, is a far cry from Paris, but when her sister’s regular correspondence became increasingly deranged before stopping entirely, Jenny could not shake the feeling that something terrible had happened to her. As Jenny... [click here for more]|
|73.||WHAT SECRETS HAVE BEEN DROWNED IN DEVIL REEF?
Silas Marsh has always felt called to the sea. As a young lad, he left his family in fear-shadowed Innsmouth and made a name for himself sailing the seven seas. But after the death of his parents, the sea’s call has only grown stronger. Silas has dreams—nightmares—of pointed teeth grinning, webbed hands reaching, and eyes glowing in... [click here for more]|
|74.||I am a true Jade Falcon …
The leader of Clan Jade Falcon, Khan Malvina Hazen, is known throughout human-occupied space as a merciless tyrant hell bent on shattering and reforging the entire Inner Sphere in her own bloodthirsty image. The next target for her scorched-earth, take-no-prisoners Mongol Doctrine is the Lyran Commonwealth world of Coventry: a persistent... [click here for more]|
|75.||They are seldom seen, but their deeds are often marveled at. They live in legend to serve the land. They are the mysterious runechildren, favored by some greater power to receive a distinctive runic tattoo—and magical gifts to work great wonders. Runechildren blaze a brilliant path in a world where good and evil are never clear, guiding it to a destiny not even they always understand.
The thirteen... [click here for more]|
|76.||The Red Death, a powerful vampire thousands of years old, has made a blood bargain with the monstrous fire creatures from another dimension. With their aid and the support of the Order of Dreadful Night, he plots to rule the world as Master of the Undead.
The only two people who can stop the Red Death are the Dire McCann and Alicia Varney. To do this they must find the one vampire who knows the key... [click here for more]|
|77.||A wide-ranging and friendly journey through H.P. Lovecraft’s tales of cosmic terror and wonder, the Tour de Lovecraft is the ideal companion to the work of the twentieth century’s greatest American horrorist.
Kenneth Hite has spent decades reading and re-reading Lovecraft and his heirs, slipping through their forests of verbiage to discover the solid literary ground beneath. With... [click here for more]|
|78.||Writing Fiction Step by Stepgives you more than 200 exercises that will sharpen your writing skills while helping you develop complete short stories, even novels.
In this sequel to his very popular Fiction Writer's Workshop, Whiting Award-winning author Josip Novakovich shows you that writing fiction is about making connections–between character and plot, setting and conflict,... [click here for more]|
|79.||When an old friend of Blake’s – believed to have been murdered five years earlier by the Federation – is discovered alive in a labour camp on Sigma Minor, the rebels decide to mount a daring rescue attempt. But the talented cybernetic engineer Blake once knew is a shadow of his former self. His memory has been wiped, his family are prisoners of the Federation, and his name is inextricably... [click here for more]|
|80.||The Coldest Shadows
Arcano-archaeologist Elijah knows that digging into the past can be its own reward—or peril. When he’s hired to find an ancient map purported to lead to a mysterious location at the bottom of the world, his professional curiosity is more than roused. But his quest to simply get his hands on the map is more dangerous than he expected—even for a shadow runner.
He... [click here for more]|
|81.||TWENTY-THREE TWISTED FAIRY TALES
Fairy tales are fantastical tales in which anything—absolutely anything—can happen. Most fairy tales don’t involve fairies. Some have morals, some don’t. Some are for kids, some aren’t. The oldest were told by adults to adults.
Fairy tales are populated by the weird and the bizarre. Elves and dragons, bridge trolls and deep-sea mermaids,... [click here for more]|
|82.||‘We will be risking our lives for a consignment of criminals,’ Avon objected.
‘I don’t see anything wrong with that,’ said Jenna.
‘There’s a chance of picking up some new recruits, too,’ Gan added.
They looked at him and he smiled, jabbing a finger at the transport ship on the view screen. ‘We were in their place,... [click here for more]|
|83.||Apex is proud to present the first book in Grand Master Award winner Brian Keene's long-awaited new series, a loving ode to lost world classics like Burroughs's PELLUCIDAR, Howard's ALMURIC, and Lansdale's THE DRIVE-IN, but with a thoroughly modern twist that only Brian Keene could conceive.
When modern-day occultist Aaron Pace discovers the secrets of inter-dimensional travel via a mystical pathway... [click here for more]|
|84.||In the Age of Sorrows heroes were chosen by the gods to stand or fall as champions of Creation. Whether they narrowly escaped death, struck a death-bargain with the goddess of sharks, or faced hellish aberrations, their heroic deeds ring throughout the ages.
Tales from the Age of Sorrows gathers a dozen tales about the Solar Exalted, Chosen of the Unconquered Sun, and their mighty foes.
Stories... [click here for more]|
|85.||Powerful, intelligent, ruthless... Servalan as a child, learning early about power and how to get it... Avon as a young man, finding ways to beat the system... Two sides of a coin, two lives on a collision course...
The events on the Liberator are only a part of their story. Now it’s time to find out how it started – and how it ends. Lucifer: Genesis is a compelling and vivid... [click here for more]|
|86.||Many years have passed since the death of his companions on Gauda Prime, but Avon is still very much on the minds – and a thorn in the sides – of those in power. On the run in a stolen spaceship, Avon has world leaders, warlords, aliens, bandits and hitmen on his trail, all hoping to seize control of the super computer Orac, and to be rid of Avon once and for all. But those who underestimate... [click here for more]|
|87.||BRAND NEW STORIES OF THE CLASSIC TV SERIES!
Jonathan Blum and Kate Orman are best known for their co-written Doctor Who novels, including Fallen Gods, which won the 2003 Aurealis Award for best Australian science fiction novel. They live in Sydney.
Mediasphere is set between the TV episodes "Powerplay" and "Volcano."
Look over there. Do you see Dayna... [click here for more]|
|88.||BOOK OF THE KINDRED is the sourcebook for VAMPIRE: THE MASQUERADE, created by Mark Rein-Hagen, co producer of TV's KINDRED: THE EMBRACED.
It tells the tale of the Kindred from the legends of ancient times to the harsh realities of modern nights. It investigates mysteries and reveals secrets that... [click here for more]|
|89.||Prepare yourself for for a shocking journey into the depths of immortal evil.
The living dead have walked among us for centuries. Their feuds firing humanity's bloodiest wars. Now learn the secrets of the most powerful vampires, and the origins of their ancient hatred.
Who's Who Among Vampires: Children of the Inquisition is set in the world of Vampire: the Masquerade. ... [click here for more]|
|90.||SwitchFlipped is a fast-paced, gritty urban fantasy novel set in the cracks behind what we think of as reality.
The love of Jasper's life has been a missing person for the last five years, so he's completely dumb-founded when she wakes him up in the middle of the night and drags him to bed. Twenty-four wild hours later she's gone again, as suddenly as she appeared, without so much as a hint... [click here for more]|
|91.||Your Journey begins Into the Long Dark Night
Welcome to ‘Into the Long Dark Night’, the first adventure module for the Falling Stars Roleplaying and Tactical Game.
This book will introduce you, the players, to the world of Falling Stars and lead you through a narrative story that is shaped and driven by the players. The story that is outlined herein is just... [click here for more]|
|92.||With its fiery breath, scaly armour, and baleful, malevolent stare, the dragon became the ultimate symbol of evil and corruption in European folklore and mythology.
Often serving as a stand-in for Satan, or the power of evil gods, dragons spread death and hopelessness throughout the land. Only heroes of uncommon valour, courageousness, and purity could hope to battle these monsters and emerge victorious.... [click here for more]|
|93.||From his court at Camelot, King Arthur ruled over a unified Britain in a mythical age of peace and prosperity. His glory, however, would be short-lived. For even as he drew the sword from the stone, a doom settled over Arthur that would see his kingdom fall to betrayal and war.
In this book, Daniel Mersey retells the great stories of Arthur, from his winning of Excalibur and his marriage to Guinevere,... [click here for more]|
|94.||We are like you. We live in your cities, we laugh at your jokes, we share your good times and your bad ones. We meet you in clubs and back alleys, at glamorous parties and dive bars. We need you, to sate our endless hunger. We are your Kindred.
They are the smoke and the darkness, things that could have been you or us, creatures of hunger that humanity stole the night from. They are the Strix.
This... [click here for more]|
|95.||Create Convincing Characters That Readers—and Editors—Can't Resist!
It's the question that eternally plagues all good writers: How can you describe the thoughts and feelings of characters who have backgrounds or psychological aberrations with which you have no personal experience?
How can you describe the feelings of a drug addict if you've never been one? How can you write about being... [click here for more]|
|96.||A full-throated battle cry. The clash of swords.
The smells of smoke, mud and blood. Combat!
At the heart of every adventure lies conflict, whether it’s between a cursed knight and a half-elf prince at swordspoint, a troupe of adventurers facing down an ogre, or the armies of two great nations clashing for ultimate power.
Between these covers, 20 master game designers and storytellers... [click here for more]|
|97.||How to Create a Lasting and Productive Writing Practice
Practice. Polish. Persist.
Your writing journey can take you many places: hiking through steep mountains, traversing unknown territory, hurdling both roadblocks and rejections. Even the siren song of fame and fortune can distract you from your true purpose: to express yourself in an authentic and meaningful way, and to share... [click here for more]|
|98.||More than three hundred years have passed since the fall of the Atlan Alliance, and the people of Aetaltis have finally brought order to their fractured world. Fledgling nations have grown into powerful kingdoms, thriving merchant states have re-established old trade routes, and the priests of the Enaros have rebuilt their great temples. But in this time of hope, the shadow of an ancient... [click here for more]|
|99.||Essential Techniques for Identifying and Solving Manuscript Problems
Take your story to the next level of excellence!
You've completed the first draft of your novel--now what? Chances are, it's not perfect...at least not yet. In order to increase your chances of getting a literary agent, selling your manuscript to a publisher, or garnering an audience for your self-published work, you need targeted,... [click here for more]|
|100.||We dream, and we tell stories. We dream of love and the sort of person who might complete us. We dream of horror and wake breathless. We dream of magic, of flying through the air, or breathing underwater. We dream of fantastic vistas and amazing monsters.
We dream, and then we wake, and we tell stories. Our dreams create the Kithain, the changelings. Our stories are sustenance. ... [click here for more]|