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A Night in the Lonesome October
In 19th century London a group of magically-gifted people, along with their animal familiars, see a possible gate for the Elder Gods to re-enter this world. Some seek to open the gate while others seek to close it. Snuff, the familiar of the urbane murderer Jack, observes the proceedings and tries to see how the final events will occur....
Blood of Amber
Sorcerer Merlin, son of Corwin, has been kidnapped and left alone in a cavern of blue stone that prevents him from using his magical abilities. He eventually breaks free, and pursues his ex-girlfriend Julia's killer. Luke, Merlin's former friend and the man who trapped him in the blue caverns, is involved in Julia's death and the repeated attempts on Merlin's life in some way, but the specifics are unknown. Merlin is in a very special position, as he...
Doorways in the Sand
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Eye of Cat
When William Blackhorse Singer is called on by the government to protect a alien diplomat from a member of his species, he goes to release a shapeshifter known as Cat, whom he captured years before and put in a zoo, to help. The creature agrees to kill the alien threatening the diplomat, however in return he wants to kill Singer, who put him in the zoo years before. Singer agrees because he doesn't really want to live. Cat, sensing his resolution, giv...

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Isle of the Dead
Francis Sandow is the only man who was born as long ago as the 20th century. His body is kept young by scientific methods and has allowed him to amass huge amounts of riches. But when he visits a Pei'an planet and is controlled by one of the Pei'an gods he unwittingly incites a pei'an who had coveted that god to seek revenge. The Pei'an calls Francis to one of the planets that Francis himself had created for a showdown of the two gods who controlled e...
Lord of Light
Eos, May 2004, 12.95, 304 pp. ISBN: 0060567236 Humanity defeats the native “energy” beings who populated the orb and establishes a colony on the planet with a Hindu like societal order. Using advanced technology, the crew of the ship transfers their minds into a new body when theirs is near death. They also develop other advances that enable them to form a group with god-like powers. Beneath them are the colonists and even further below in thi...
Nine Princes In Amber
Corwin wakes up in the hospital on 20th century Earth and does not remember who he is or what he is. He only knows he was kept in the hospital drugged and that he healed impossibly fast. He fights his way out of the hospital and finds his sister in order to find out about himself....
Sign of the Unicorn
This is *the* book of the series of five. Much of the action is intense and characters reveal more here. War and treachery has come to Amber. King Eric is dead, but Corwin is distrusted by his siblings and yet must protect the throne. Little is as it seems--as everyone has some reason to be less than helpful to Corwin. Corwin begins to find his obsession with the throne is a two-edged sword that may cost him his life, as it has his brother's. And t...
The Courts of Chaos
This is the last book in the first group of Amber groups featuring Corwin, King of Amber. Corwin, with the help of his father, Oberon, and his father, Dworkin, try to repair the pattern of power, while Corwin's brother Brand, allied with the monsters of the Courts of Chaos, try to destroy the pattern and conquer Amber....
The Great Book of Amber
Nine Princes Of Amber: Suffering from amnesia, Corwin eventually learns that he is a Prince of some place known as Amber. ///// The Guns Of Avalon: Enter A key player...Ganelon. After a grand battle, Corwin thinks he's got the means of exacting revenge upon Eric and gaining the throne of Amber. ///// Sign of The Unicorn: Caine, one of the Princes of Amber, is found dead. Corwin confronts his youngest brother, Random about an earlier strange meeting...

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The Guns of Avalon
Corwin fights to retake the thrown from his brother Eric. He goes to Avalon first to gather some special gunpowder which will work in Amber, and along the way undertakes a sidequest to rid Lorraine of monsters from the black road....
The Hand of Oberon
The Amber series really gets cooking in this book, where it's revealed that Corwin's brother, Brand, is behind the effort to destroy Amber. Corwin must get help from his family (including an unexpected family member) to stop Brand, using the Jewel and the pattern....
This Immortal
Centuries old Conrad, who used to be a rebel leader fighting the Vegans from taking over Earth after a nuclear war, is hired to guide a Vegan travel writer on a "tour" of Earth and protect him from assassination. Along for the ride are several of Conrad's past unsavory acquaintances....
Trumps of Doom
Wow...This a great series with a number of books taking us through a myriad of plots and intrigue. A short but good read definatlry a must for fantasy enthusists...


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