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The President’s Vampire

The Ultimate Secret. The Ultimate Agent. Nathaniel Cade returns.
For 140 years, Nathaniel Cade has been the President’s Vampire, sworn by a blood oath to protect the President and America from their supernatural enemies. Cade’s existence is the most closely guarded of White House secrets: a superhuman covert agent who is the last line of defense against nightmare scenarios that ordinary citizens can only dream of.
When a new outbreak of an ancient evil – one that Cade has seen before – comes to light, he and his human handler, Zach Barrows, must track down its source. To ‘protect and serve’ often means settling old scores and confronting new betrayals . . . as only a century-old predator can.

The Planet Buyer

Rod McBan from planet Norstrilia, source of immortality drug Stroon, buys Old Earth. There, Underpeople are slave humanoids genetically designed from animals. On Earth, Rod joins C’Mell and Underpeople to bring back freedom. Second half of “Norstrilia”.

The Pilgrims of Rayne

When Bobby Pendragon first arrives on the tropical world of Ibara, he finds paradise. There is beauty all around and the people of Ibara are blissfully happy. It’s not long before Bobby discovers, however, that they are also blissfully…oblivious.
The leaders of Ibara are keeping a devastating secret from their people, one that gives Saint Dane all the opportunity he needs to launch his final assault on Halla.
While Bobby struggles to learn the truth in time to thwart Saint Dane, Courtney Chetwynde desperately searches for Mark Diamond. On the heels of a shocking tragedy, Mark has disappeared. Worse, he seems to be under Saint Dane’s influence. It’s up to Courtney to find Mark and stop him from making a grave mistake that could change the future of all existence.

The People: No Different Flesh

A novel expanded from a short story (different from book 1 Pilgrimage which was a push of short stories connected by new material) of the alien PEOPLE and earthlings with gifts similar to those of the People — who might be lost PEOPLE!
The “People” stories inclulded in this book:
No Different Flesh (1965)
Deluge (1963)
Angels Unawares (1966)
Troubling of the Waters (1966)
Return (1961)
Shadow on the Moon (1962)
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The Peacekeepers

When four ancient cities are destroyed in a nuclear exchange, a force known as the Peacekeepers comes into being, charged with preventing any nation from attacking another with nuclear weapons. However, their power is soon challenged by a renegade terrorist with six nuclear bombs.
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### From Library Journal
Cole Alexander’s search for the international renegade who murdered his family forms the core of this fast-paced chronicle of a very special group of elite soldiers. Satellite warfare, guerrilla action and undercover operations highlight this action-packed adventure by the author of The Kinsman Saga . Recommended where military sf is popular. JC
Copyright 1988 Reed Business Information, Inc.
### Review
”[An] action-packed adventure.” — *Library Journal*
”[Bova is] the science fiction author who will have the greatest effect on the world.” –Ray Bradbury, praise for the author
”Bova gets better and better, combining plausible science with increasingly complex fiction.” — *Los Angeles Daily News* , praise for the author

The Paradox Men

Introduction by Brian Aldiss The Paradox Men is a science-fiction classic of its kind — a full-blooded adventure story of derring-do and distressed damsels, set after the Third Great War when North and South America are united into one country: Imperial America. A slave state run by a small noble elite who flaunt their wealth by using, and abusing, the one commodity that only the rich can have: human labor. But working underground, persecuted by the police, is an organization dedicated to the overthrow of government and the existing way of life and the establishment of freedom. The Society of Thieves was the only organization that flouted authority in America Imperial: they robbed the rich to buy freedom for the slaves. They were well equipped and trained for their job and had friends and informers in high places ready to reveal where the wealth of the nobles was hidden. And Alar was the best Thief of them all — for he had senses not found in ordinary men, senses that accurately warned him when danger was near. But Alar had amnesia and did not know his true identity though sometimes he sensed that there was a purpose in his actions that was not entirely his own volition. When Keiris, wife of the Imperial Chancellor saw him, she sensed that he was something special and helped him to elude pursuit even though it put her own life in danger. And in trips to the Moon and even the Sun itself, Alar begins to see what part he is destined to play in the struggle for men’s freedom.

The Other Foot

Martin had all the comforts that Earth could provide. As a top-flight newspaper reporter he travelled, met beautiful girls, had enough money and plenty of fun.
The one day he visited the biped recently captured on Brecht’s Planet and kept as a curiosity in the zoo. Suddenly the earth trembled, the world went black…and when he awoke he was inside the cage, scrabbling against the bars with three-fingered, scaly green hands…
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Two creatures, two vastly different worlds – bound together by a fatal tie
A scientific experiment went wrong and Martin Naumchik – newspaper reporter, cosmopolite, dashing adventurer – found himself inhabiting the body of a scaly green biped from Brecht’s Planet, kept as a curiosity in a zoo cage.
The biped inherited Martin’s body, his girlfriends, his reputation, his freedom – but not his knowledge of the world. Even the question of how to get food was baffling.
The first problem was one of simple survival of two creatures trapped in alien worlds. The second problem was more difficult: how to reverse the process of transformation and shed these hated identities.

The Oracle

First of a compelling trilogy, full of action, betrayals and mystery, drawing on the rituals of the ancient Greeks and Egyptians.In the distant land of deserts and islands, the servants of the god rule the land, his wishes conveyed through the Oracle and interpreted by the High Priestess. Mirany is the new Bearer, afraid of her perilous duties for the god in the rituals of the Oracle, and fearful of her secret questioning … Does the god truly exist? The priestess is corrupt and in secret partnership with the General, ruler, since the God-on-Earth, the Archon, has no real power – chosen as a child, his face always masked, never seen by outsiders. Should any national tragedy occur, he is also the sacrifice. When the old Archon dies, his spirit migrates into a child, and there are several candidates for succession. But Mirany begins to experience the real visions of the god, discovers which child is the rightful heir, and that the General and High Priestess intend to choose another child and seize power. With only a tomb-robbing scribe and a mad musician for allies, Mirany begins her quest – knowing that, if she is betrayed, her fate will be to be walled up alive in the Archon’s tomb …

The Onion Girl

**2017 Aurora Awards Best of Decade Finalist**
In novel after novel, and story after story, Charles de Lint has brought an entire imaginary North American city to vivid life. Newford: where magic lights dark streets; where myths walk clothed in modern shapes; where a broad cast of extraordinary and affecting people work to keep the whole world turning.
At the center of all the entwined lives in Newford stands a young artist named Jilly Coppercorn, with her tangled hair, her paint-splattered jeans, a smile perpetually on her lips–Jilly, whose paintings capture the hidden beings that dwell in the city’s shadows. Now, at last, de Lint tells Jilly’s own story…for behind the painter’s fey charm lies a dark secret and a past she’s labored to forget. And that past is coming to claim her now.
“I’m the onion girl,” Jilly Coppercorn says. “Pull back the layers of my life, and you won’t find anything at the core. Just a broken child. A hollow girl.” She’s very, very good at running. But life has just forced Jilly to stop.
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The Nimble Man

They are beings of myth and legend. They possess powers beyond imagining. They are our only hope . . . The Menagerie
Behind the facade of a stately Boston brownstone, humanity’s last defenses are being marshaled. Called to action by the enigmatic, brilliant man known only as Mr. Doyle, they hail from all planes of existence and are born from an array of supernatural and otherworldly backgrounds and bloodlines. But as the group struggles to come to terms with their shadowy pasts, personal demons, and conflicting loyalties, their greatest challenge awaits them.
Together, they will confront the minions of utter darkness, who have already begun their quest to resurrect the most malevolent of the fallen angels–whose wrath against mankind knows no bounds . . .
The Nimble Man.
Without giving anything away, let’s just say regular readers and Buffy the Vampire Slayer/Angel fans will certainly enjoy the characters of The Menagerie.

The Nightmare Garden

Everything Aoife thought she knew about the world was a lie. There is no Necrovirus. And Aoife isn’t going to succomb to madness because of a latent strain—she will lose her faculties because she is allergic to iron. Aoife isn’t human. She is a changeling—half human and half from the land of Thorn. And time is running out for her.
When Aoife destroyed the Lovecraft engine she released the monsters from the Thorn Lands into the Iron Lands and now she must find a way to seal the gates and reverse the destruction she’s ravaged on the world that’s about to poison her.
*From the Hardcover edition.*