Blood and Honor
Once again Simon Green has given us another of his long line of very entertaining stories. This one concerns a down on his luck actor who agrees to become through magic of course to be stand in for ailing Prince Viktor. The actor,Jordan soon regrets his decision as he enters the sinister Castle Midnight where the real battle the terrifying unreal and he must match wits with Viktor's evil brothers, Lewis and insane sorcerer Dominic and their various... Blue Moon Rising
Prince Rupert is sent on a quest to prove his worth by slaying a dragon. It dosn't go well, he was supposed to ride off into the sunset and rid the kingdom of an unwanted second son. Instead he returns bringing with him the hungry dragon and a princess with a wicked left hook.
While he's been gone the kingdom has gone from bad to worse and the blue moon is rising heralding the return of the demon king. Rupert's ridiculed at court, despised by his o... Deathstalker
Owen Deathstalker was the leader of the Deathstalker family, which had a distinguished history serving the vast, human-dominated Empire. But he eschewed the paranoid world of Imperial aristocrats to live as a peaceful historian. Then, out of the Blue, the Empress Lionstone "outlaws" him and next thing he knows, his own security detail is hunting him to collect the bounty on his head. While on the run, he meets up with a female outlaw Hazel d'Ark, who ... Deathstalker Coda
Roc, Feb 2004, 23.95, 384 pp.
When King Douglas made Lewis Deathstalker his Champion, he earned the enmity of Paragon Finn who drove a wedge between the Emperor and his Champion. Eventually Lewis fled for his life and Finn became Emperor while Douglas hid in the Rookery, the worst part of the city. The former ruler is building up a rebel force to take Finn down.
Meanwhile Lewis is on Haden with his girlfriend and two other alli...
Roc, Jan 2003, 23.95, 480 pp.
Three generations ago, Owen Deathstalker destroyed the Empress Lionstone and by that one feat alone, assured his place in history. He disappeared and nobody knows if he still is alive, but all the planets in the New Empire venerate his memory. At the time that King William passes the crown to his son Douglass, the empire was at its zenith, a golden age where peace was the norm and prejudices for the... Deathstalker Return
Roc, Jan 2003, 23.95, 480 pp.
The second Empire was bright and good, with human, AI, esper and alien living together in harmony. On the empire's capital world, King Douglas appointed Lewis Deathstalker as the King's Champion much to the dismay of Finn Durandal who expected the appointment. Finn managed to trump up charges against Lewis and become the King's Champion but Deathstalker escaped along with Douglas's fiancée.
They ... Drinking Midnight Wine
Simon R. Green
Roc, Feb 2002, 14.60, 304 pp.
Toby Dexter is an ordinary man living an average life in Bradford-on-Avon clerking at a bookstore. He commutes daily by train to Bath where he sees a woman he considers most beautiful but he is too shy to strike up a conversation or let alone ask her out. One day when they both get off the train at Bradford-on-Avon, it is raining and the woman opens up a door that wasn't there a mo... Nightingale's Lament
Ace, may 2004, 6.50, 256 pp.
The Nightside occupies the same space but in another dimension as London does. To travel there one must know the correct portals. John Taylor lived in Nightside all his life until it was discovered that his mother was not human. She disappeared shortly thereafter and his father died a few months later. John had no protection from the Others who wanted him dead. He went to London and became a priv... Something From the Nightside
Ace, June 2003, 6.50, 240 pp.
It's a place where the sun doesn't shine, a locale where past, present and future converge at times. It is where one' darkest dreams and desires are met, a place not of this earth but connected to it so that people travel to and from it. John Taylor lived his entire life in the Nightside, abandoned by his father when he discovered the woman he married wasn't human. John has a gift of being able to ...
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