Morrow, Jan 2001, 528 pp.
It was probably ordained form the day Andrew Hale was born, an event shrouded in mystery, that he would ultimately join His Majesty's Secret Service in the war against Hitler. As a child, his mother introduced Andrew to his “Godfather”, who was in the business. Andrew took to the world of espionage as few ever have. He even fooled the Soviets into recruiting him. If the perfect spy had an weaknes... Declare (Science Fiction)
Set in the early 1940s and 1960s, it is the story of a young Englishman who can see djinns and how various governments are trying to harness their powers as weapons.... Last Call
One son of an evil mystical King (who killed off Bugsy
Siegel for the throne decades earlier) escapes from
his clutches and avoids being "eaten" like Saturn's
children, but winds up losing his body to his father
years later in a very weird poker game. The lien thus
placed on his life takes a few years to come due, but
when it does, Scott Crane decides to fight it and see
if he can't, himself, become the King.... On Stranger Tides
This is a book about a man named John Chandagnac, who after the death of his father a (puppeteer in Europe) has traveled to the new world to confront an (until recently)unknown uncle who has seemed to made off with the family inheritence. On the journey he gets to know a young woman named Beth Hurwood and her father an Oxford Professor. A day from port their ship is waylaid by pirates, and with the apparent help of the professor and his assistant, the sh...
The Anubis Gates
Poor Brendan Doyle, originally summoned to accompany a time travelling expedition as an expert on Samuel Taylor Coleridge, whose lecture a group of the very cream of well-to-do of 20th century English speaking society plans to attend. He no sooner goes back in time with them than he is lost in time, in space and eventually in body - for he does not end the novel in the same physique, under the same name, or in the same century in which he begins.
Thro... The Drawing of the Dark
East and West battle with magic during the siege of Vienna in 1529. Brian Duffy is a sword for hire living in Venice. After a brawl with some locals he runs into a man named Aurelianus, who offers him a job in Vienna, a city which Duffy departed three years earlier.
The job is as a bouncer at the Zimmerman Inn, home of the world famous Herzwesten beers. Duffy agrees, partly for the money and to avoid the locals he was fighting.
As he travels to Vi...