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The Wind After Time

BLAST FROM THE PAST Ten years had passed since mankind had won the Great War. The dreaded Al’ar, loathsome aliens who killed by mere sight or touch, had been vanquished. Now they were gone. forgotten. and humanity was free to expand throughout the galaxy. But one man remembered. Joshua Wolfe had been a hero of the Great War. He had lived with the Al’ar, first as a friend and then as a prisoner. He knew their ways. knew their disciplines, knew how to kill as they killed. And Joshua Wolfe was the only man who knew that the conflict was not over. Before the Great War, in a time of friendship, the Al’ar had given him a name: Shadow Warrior. Now he would fulfill its lethal promise…

The Wild Dead

“ *The Wild Dead* is a tightly plotted mind-thrill . . . This is the feminist dystopian mystery series you didn’t know you needed.” — Meg Elison, Philip K. Dick Award–winning author of *The Road to Nowhere series*
**Mysteries and murder abound in the sequel to the Philip K. Dick Award–winning *Bannerless***
A century after environmental and economic collapse, the people of the Coast Road have rebuilt their own sort of civilization, striving not to make the mistakes their ancestors did. They strictly ration and manage resources, including the ability to have children. Enid of Haven is an investigator, who with her new partner, Teeg, is called on to mediate a dispute over an old building in a far-flung settlement at the edge of Coast Road territory. The investigators’ decision seems straightforward — and then the body of a young woman turns up in the nearby marshland. Almost more shocking than that, she’s not from the Coast Road, but from one of the outsider camps belonging to the nomads and wild folk who live outside the Coast Road communities. Now one of them is dead, and Enid wants to find out who killed her, even as Teeg argues that the murder isn’t their problem. In a dystopian future of isolated communities, can our moral sense survive the worst hard times?
“An intriguing mystery made compelling by its post-apocalyptic setting . . . Another great read from Vaughn.” — S. M. Stirling, *New York Times* best-selling author of *The Sky-Blue Wolves* and *Dies the Fire*
**A Mariner Original
A John Joseph Adams Book**

The Widow’s House

THE RISE OF THE DRAGON AND THE FALL OF KINGSLord Regent Geder Palliako’s war has led his nation and the priests of the spider goddess to victory after victory. No power has withstood him, except for the heart of the one woman he desires. As the violence builds and the cracks in his rule begin to show, he will risk everything to gain her love or else her destruction.Clara Kalliam, the loyal traitor, is torn between the woman she once was and the woman she has become. With her sons on all sides of the conflict, her house cannot stand, but there is a power in choosing when and how to fall.And in Porte Oliva, banker Cithrin bel Sarcour and Captain Marcus Wester learn the terrible truth that links this war to the fall of the dragons millennia before, and that to save the world, Cithrin must conquer it.The Dagger and the CoinThe Dragon’s PathThe King’s Blood The Tyrant’s LawThe Widow’s HouseThe Spider’s WarWriting as James S. A. Corey (with Ty Franck)The Expanse (soon to be a major SyFy Channel television series)Leviathan WakesCaliban’s WarAbaddon’s GateCibola BurnNemesis Games

The Werewolf Principle

**His body hosting a pair of strange alien presences, an amnesiac space traveler returns home to an unrecognizable Earth**
Many centuries in the future, a two-hundred-year-old man is discovered hibernating in a space capsule orbiting a distant star. Transported back to his home planet, Andrew Blake awakens to an Earth he does not recognize—a world of flying cars and sentient floating houses—with no memory whatsoever of his history or purpose. But he has not returned alone. The last survivor of a radical experiment abandoned more than a century earlier, Blake was genetically altered to be able to adapt to extreme alien environments, and now he can sense other presences inhabiting his mind and body. One is a biological computer of astonishing power; the other is a powerful creature akin to a large wolf. And Blake is definitely *not* the one in control. With his sanity hanging in the balance, Blake’s only option is to set out in frantic pursuit of his past, the truth, his destiny—and quite possibly the fate of humankind.
A bravura demonstration of unparalleled imagination, intelligence, and heart, *The Werewolf Principle* addresses weighty issues of genetic manipulation that are as relevant today as when the novel first appeared in print. One of the all-time best and brightest in speculative fiction, Grand Master Clifford D. Simak offers a moving, stunning, witty, and thought-provoking exploration of what it means to be human.

The Werewolf Academy Series: Books 2-7

*This is the Boxed Set of The Werewolf Academy Series Books 2-7. Book 1 is FREE on Amazon!
**The Few Werewolves That Survived The Genocide Seek Refuge**
Werewolves are struggling to survive and there are fewer safe havens everyday. Desperate for some kind of refuge, Jaze and those who remain of his pack build an Academy to protect the children who endured the genocide.
**After Losing Everything They Must Find A Way To Survive In The New World**
Alex and Cassie arrive as orphans after losing everyone they love. The twins find themselves in a new world where they have to survive the politics and dangers of being a werewolf in a world that wants them destroyed. But outside forces have found them.
**Can Alex protect his sister? Can they survive the attacks of a man who wants them dead and will stop at nothing to see it happen?**
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The Weight of Memories

**From the author of *The Three-Body Problem* , *The Dark Forest* , and *Death’s End* comes a story about unborn memories. **
With *The Three-Body Problem* , English-speaking listeners got their first chance to experience the multiple-award-winning and bestselling *Three-Body Trilogy* by China’s most beloved science fiction author, Cixin Liu.
*The Weight of Memories* is a Original story.
At the Publisher’s request, this title is being sold without Digital Rights Management Software (DRM) applied.

The Weathermakers

After conquering everything else, the last frontier was… controlling Mother Nature! THE WEATHERMAKERS is a novel about climate change–literally. By the award-winning hard SF author of the THE EXILES TRILOGY, the Watchmen series, and the Grand Tour series.
“I want an explanation of what happened Friday night,” Rossman said.
“Simple,” Ted said. “We proved that weather control works.”
“Don’t say we,” Marrett!” Rossman snapped. “It’s you; keep your friends out of it.” Rossman shuffled through his papers. “Do you know what this is? It’s an estimate of the cost to the Department of that plane’s flight over the ocean. “And this,” he pulled out a paper, “is a formal complaint from the Air Force about unauthorized persons being involved in their highly secret laser operations. Unauthorized. That’s you, Marrett!” Rossman glowered at Ted. “And do you realize that you ruined Dr. Barneveldt’s experiment?”
“When are you going to realize,” Ted demanded, “that we proved we can change the weather! Are you going to open your eyes or stand there blocking the way?”
Rossman nearly turned purple and snapped, “Marrett, I will not have people sneaking be hind my back. And I will not tolerate insubordination. I’ll expect your resignation on my desk by the end of the day. You’re finished, Marrett. Finished!”
Ben Bova is a six-time winner of the Hugo Award and many other awards, including the John W. Campbell Memorial Award for Best Novel of the Year (2006, for Titan) and the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Arthur C. Clarke Foundation. He is the former editor of Analog and Omni magazines, and the author of over a hundred books, both fiction and non-fiction. Bova has served as president of both Science Fiction & Fantasy Writers of America, Inc. and the National Space Society. He lives in Florida.
Don’t let a little hurricane or two ruin your plans — read THE WEATHERMAKERS today!

The Watcher in the Shadows

“A fabulously imaginative historical fantasy.” – *Publishers Weekly* , starred review of *The Inquisitor’s Apprentice*
At the turn of the twentieth century, New York’s Bowery District becomes the scene of a terrible murder when the Klezmer King gets fried to a crisp by his Electric Tuxedo – on stage! The Inquisitor’s apprentice, thirteen-year-old Sacha Kessler, tries to help find the killer, but the closer he gets to solving the crime, the more it sounds as if the creature that haunted him in his first adventure is back. Worse still, his own Jewish family is in danger. Sacha has avoided learning magic until now, but as his world falls apart around him, he changes his mind.

The Warrior King

In prison, Damastes is shocked to learn that Tenedos lives. His friend, corrupted by power, faked his own death and is now building an army not only to retake Numantia, but to take over the world. Damastes is torn because he knows he’s the only person who can stop Tenedos, but he would have to break his oath of allegiance to his friend to do it. Damastes escapes and as he assembles his own army, he discovers that there are more people loyal to him than he’d thought. He realizes that he must fight Tenedos because his responsibility to protect the people of Numantia is far more important than his oath to Tenedos. Seeking out even more supporters, Damastes prepares for the worst war Numantia has ever seen.

The Warrior Heir

Before he knew about the Roses, 16-year-old Jack lived an unremarkable life in the small Ohio town of Trinity.  Only the medicine he has to take daily and the thick scar above his heart set him apart from the other high-schoolers.  Then one day Jack skips his medicine.  Suddenly, he is stronger, fiercer, and more confident than ever before.  And it feels great—until he loses control of his own strength and nearly kills another player during soccer team tryouts.

Soon, Jack learns the startling truth about himself:  He is Weirlind; part of an underground society of magical people who live among us.  At the head of this magical society sit the feuding houses of the Red Rose and the White Rose, whose power is determined by playing The Game—a magical tournament in which each house sponsors a warrior to fight to the death.  The winning house rules the Weir.  

As if his bizarre magical heritage isn’t enough, Jack finds out that he’s not just another member of Weirlind—he’s one of the last of the warriors—at a time when both houses are scouting for a player.

### From School Library Journal
Grade 5-9–An apparently ordinary 16-year-old boy turns out to have magical powers that make him a target of a covert society of wizards, enchanters, and warriors called the Weir. Jack’s small-town world in Ohio begins to unravel when he starts to unleash unintentional bursts of wizardry. When he recovers a powerful sword from an ancestor’s grave, he begins to realize how different he really is. A battle with a wizard and some magic-laced conflicts at his high school keep the pages turning while the truth about Jack’s destiny slowly emerges. The scene switches to Great Britain, where he learns that he must participate in a duel to the death against a mysterious opponent. Many details about the Weir are initially hidden from readers, as well as from Jack, so the gradual revelations about the society are involving and often surprising. Jack makes a fairly convincing hero. He is disbelieving at first and reluctant throughout, but ultimately finds a way to utilize his new powers without sacrificing his honor or basic decency. An appealing mixture of supporting characters includes relatives with various magical abilities, a couple of nonmagical but loyal friends, and an engaging assortment of villains. Occasional plot developments are unconvincing, as when Jack’s protective aunt, an enchanter, takes him straight into the clutches of a wizard who clearly wants the young warrior in her power. For the most part, though, the teen’s unavoidable involvement in the intricate world of the Weir is suspenseful and entertaining. *–Steven Engelfried, Beaverton City Library, OR*
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### From Booklist
Gr. 8-11. Sixteen-year-old Jack forgets to take his medicine one morning, and by afternoon is filled with such strength he sends his rival, Garrett Lobeck, sailing into the net at soccer tryouts–without even touching him. Jack soon discovers he is no ordinary teen and his medicine is not what he thought it was. Since the secret insertion of a warrior stone in his chest at infancy, Jack has been dosed with a suppressant designed to hold his powers as a Warrior Heir in check until his wizard sponsor can retrieve him and prepare him to fight in a death tournament for supremacy. With the aid of an aunt, old and new friends, and a magical sword, Jack fights to retain his identity and choose his own path. The magical elements of the story aren’t adequately set up, and some necessary details seem hastily inserted, while others are left hanging. Together with loose, occasionally redundant plotting, this is a book for avid, forgiving fantasy readers–particularly those for whom an intriguing premise is enough to keep them involved. *Holly Koelling*
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The Warlock’s Last Ride

After an incredible 35-year run, the story of Rod Gallowglass – the Warlock in Spite of Himself – comes to its fantastic finale in the weird and wonderful world of Gramarye, simultaneously wrapping up the *Warlock of Gramarye* , *Warlock’s Heirs* , and *Rogue Wizard* series.
When Gwendolyn – the witch-wife of Rod Gallowglass, the Lord High Warlock of Gramarye – suddenly dies, she leaves behind a husband dangerously unhinged by grief and a land without a Protector.
So it’s the worst time for the Gallowglass’s ancient enemies – Durer and the Mocker – to return for one last bid to overthrow the monarchs of Gramarye and seize power. Stirring up a peasant revolt, manipulating politics to trigger a civil war between the Crown and the Lords, all while orchestrating a monster invasion and attempting to trying to turn the Gallowglass children against each other, Gramarye may face its greatest challenge yet.

The Warlock’s Companion

Fess, Rod Gallowglass’s faithful cybernetic stallion, has had a long life and many grand adventures. But what about the masters he served before Rod Gallowglass? What about the young, spoiled joyrider? Or the revolutionary hero? Or the crew of a pirate ship? Over the hundreds of years its been operating, the epileptic robot has served masters selfless and selfish, sensible and senseless, from frontiersmen to fugitives, prospectors to patriarchs. Now the Gallowglass children are about to hear the truth… straight from the horse’s mouth!