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Dementia

Те, кто нас читают, будут удивлены. Потому что это фанфик. Самый натуральный фанфик, сама до сих пор не верю, что это написала. Фанфик к Petshop of Horrors, замечательной манге, в которую я влюбилась раз и навсегда.

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DOOM: По колено в крови

Когда первые люди высадились на Фобосе, эти ворота уже были там... Тяжелые, неподатливые, выглядевшие совершенно чуждыми для землян, они в течение двадцати лет оставались лишь безмолвным памятником, надежно хранящим тайны своих создателей. Но наступил день, и ворота ожили... Капрал морской пехоты Флинн Таггарт, личный номер 888 — 23-9912, был одним из лучших бойцов двадцатого века. Судьба забросила его на Марс, а вернее сказать, в ад, и ему не оставалось ничего другого, как драться, защищая человечество.

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DOOM: Ад на Земле

Они были созданиями, подобными фантастическим порождениям бездны ада, — демоны, зомби, огнедышащие чудовища, слишком похожие на кошмарный бред, чтобы существовать в реальности. И тем не менее они были реальностью. Капрал Флинн Таггарт, столкнувшийся с неисчислимыми полчищами пришельцев. Как оказалось, это было только началом. Пока Таггарт противостоял нашествию вдали от родной планеты, пришельцы обосновались на самой Земле, которой теперь предстоит превратиться в поле боя. Враги должны быть уничтожены, и сделать это может только «Флай Тагг» и горстка его соратников. Однако...

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Автор: Anderson Poul William
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Dysfunkcja rzeczywistości: Ekspansja

Zamieszkaną galaktykę ogarnęła dziwaczna i straszna inwazja, po części horda, po części epidemia i po części koszmar. A po części proroctwo. Potop istot zdolnych opętać umysły, dokonywać mutacji ciał, przekształcać materię i energię, drwić tak z nauki, jak i z wiary. Najeźdźcy nie są jednak obcymi. Dysfunkcja rzeczywistości otworzyła bramę wiodącą poza śmierć. I napływają przez nią potępieńcy, by podbić czas i przestrzeń…

Автор: Hamilton Peter F
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Автор: Клиомена
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Автор: Zellmann William
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Do 335 "Pfeil" Самый быстрый поршневой истребитель

Если бы проводился конкурс на самый необычный самолет, созданный в годы 2-й Мировой войны, Dormer Do 335 «Pfeil» имел бы все шансы занять одно из призовых мест.

Автор: Иванов C B
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Death Wish

Compared with a spaceship in distress, going to hell in a handbasket is roomy and slow!

Автор: Sheckley Robert
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Death Wish

Compared with a spaceship in distress, going to hell in a handbasket is roomy and slow!

Автор: Sheckley Robert
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Dziedziczka Morza i Ognia

Druga część światowego bestsellera „Mistrz Zagadek z Hed”, jednej z najpiękniejszych opowieści fantasy wszechczasów. Od zniknięcia Mistrza Zagadek Morgana, który wybrał się do Góry Erlenstar upłynął rok i zaczynają krążyć pogłoski o jego śmierci. Księżniczka Raederle wyrusza w pełną niebezpieczeństw podróż, pragnąc poznać los ukochanego. W końcu, po wielu perypetiach i mrożących krew w żyłach przygodach dociera do podnóża Góry. Tu poznaje mroczną prawdę, kryjącą się za zniknięciem Morgana i zawraca, szukając pomocy… której udzielić może jedynie zastęp umarłych władców pod wodzą ściętego przed wiekami króla Farra.

Автор: McKillip Patricia A
Серия: Mistrz Zagadek
 
Автор: Zimmer Stephen
Серия: Fires in Eden
 
Автор: Tenn William
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Автор: Brown Frederic
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Dark Terrors 5: The Gollancz Book of Horror

Once again, multi-award-winning editors Stephen Jones and David Sutton take you on a terrifying journey into the dark heart of modern horror fiction.

Firmly established as the world's premier horror anthology series, this latest volume is twice the size, presenting almost a quarter of a million words of new fiction by some of the hottest names and most talented newcomers in the field. Contributors to Dark Terrors 5 include Peter Straub, Poppy Z. Brite, Ramsey Campbell, Mick Garris — Stephen King's director of choice — Gwyneth Jones, Michael Marshall Smith, Kim Newman, Gahan Wilson, Christopher Fowler and many, many more.

Серия: Dark Terrors
 
Dark Terrors 5: The Gollancz Book of Horror

Once again, multi-award-winning editors Stephen Jones and David Sutton take you on a terrifying journey into the dark heart of modern horror fiction.

Firmly established as the world's premier horror anthology series, this latest volume is twice the size, presenting almost a quarter of a million words of new fiction by some of the hottest names and most talented newcomers in the field. Contributors to Dark Terrors 5 include Peter Straub, Poppy Z. Brite, Ramsey Campbell, Mick Garris — Stephen King's director of choice — Gwyneth Jones, Michael Marshall Smith, Kim Newman, Gahan Wilson, Christopher Fowler and many, many more.

Серия: Dark Terrors
 
Dark Terrors 5: The Gollancz Book of Horror

Once again, multi-award-winning editors Stephen Jones and David Sutton take you on a terrifying journey into the dark heart of modern horror fiction.

Firmly established as the world's premier horror anthology series, this latest volume is twice the size, presenting almost a quarter of a million words of new fiction by some of the hottest names and most talented newcomers in the field. Contributors to Dark Terrors 5 include Peter Straub, Poppy Z. Brite, Ramsey Campbell, Mick Garris — Stephen King's director of choice — Gwyneth Jones, Michael Marshall Smith, Kim Newman, Gahan Wilson, Christopher Fowler and many, many more.

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Автор: Duncan J N
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Скачивание и чтение запрещены Rights Holder: Kensington Publishing
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Dworzec Perdido

Metropolia Nowe Crobuzon to centralny punkt świata Bas-Lag. Ludzie, mutanty i niezwykłe obce rasy żyją tu obok siebie, w ponurym labiryncie walących się domów i wysokich kominów, w widłach rzek niosących tony zanieczyszczeń, pośród fabryk i hut pracujących dzień i noc. Od ponad tysiąca lat Parlament z pomocą brutalnej milicji sprawuje kontrolę nad społecznością robotników i artystów, szpiegów i żołnierzy, uczonych i magików, a także włóczęgów i prostytutek.

Lecz oto w Nowym Crobuzon pojawia się kaleki przybysz z mieszkiem pełnym złota i zleceniem, którego niepodobna wykonać. Za jego sprawą, choć bez jego udziału, miasto dostaje się w szpony niepojętego terroru, a losy milionów obywateli zależą od garstki renegatów…

To mocna, buzująca energią i pomysłami powieść, dowód świeżej wyobraźni, która nie uznaje ograniczeń ni autorytetów. Kogo znużyły powtarzane w nieskończoność schematy fantasy tolkienowskiej i tęskni do światów naprawdę innych, niepodobnych do niczego, co zna, powinien odwiedzić Nowe Crobuzon Chiny Mievillea – tędy prowadzi droga do fantastyki XXI wieku. Jacek Dukaj

Автор: Mieville China
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Dhampir

Magiere has earned a reputation as the most formidable vampire slayer in the land. Villagers far and wide welcome her with both awe and disdain, grateful to her for ridding their towns of the undead menace, but finding themselves made poorer for their salvation. Magiere has always known she’s dealing with simple folk who only wish to have their superstitions silenced, and she’s never seen anything wrong with exploiting them for profit.

Now, tired of the game, Magiere and her partner, the half-elf Leesil, are ready to hang up their weapons and settle down in a place they can finally call home. But their newfound peace will not last. For Magiere has come to the attention of a trio of powerful and dangerous vampires who recognize her true identity-and who fear the birthright that flows through her veins. And they will stop at nothing to keep Magiere from fulfilling her destiny…

Автор: Hendee Barb, Hendee J C
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Desperation

Desperation is the story of several people traveling along the desolate Highway 50 in Nevada who all get abducted by Collie Entragian, the deputy of the fictional mining town of Desperation. Entragian uses various pretexts for his abductions, from an arrest for drug possession to “rescuing” a family from a nonexistent gunman.

Автор: Кинг Стивен
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DĀRDU AIZAS NOSLĒPUMS

Aleksandrs ŠAĻIMOVS

DĀRDU AIZAS NOSLĒPUMS

Aleksandrs Šaļimovs Александр Иванович Шалимов *1917. gada 12. aprīlī Tambovā; † 1991. gada 4.februārī Sanktpēterburgā) bija padomju krievu ģeologs un zinātniskās fantastikas autors.

Piedalījies ģeoloģiskās ekspedīcijās Centrālāzijā, Galējos Ziemeļos, Kaukāzā, Krimā, piedalījies vairāku atradņu atklāšanā. Piedalījies Otrajā pasaules karā Polijas padomju spēku sastāvā. Apbalvots ar divām medaļām "Par kaujas nopelniem".

Lasījis lekcijas Ļeņingradas Kalnu (Горном) institūtā, Polijā un Orientas universitātē Kubā. Ģeoloģijas un mineroloģijas zinātņu kandidāts. Vairāk kā simts dažādu zinātnisko publikāciju. Bija PSRS Rakstnieku Savienības biedrs.

Pirmā publikācija par Ļeņingradas jaunatni laikrakstā "Maiņa" 1956. gadā.

Pirmā zinātniskās fantastikas publikācija, stāsts «Ночь у мазара» 1959. gadā.

Aleksandrs Šaļimovs zinātniskās fantastikas literatūrā izvērš arī antiutopijas žanru stāstā "Pievienošana vairākumam" (Приобщение к большинству), kas iznāk 1975. gadā. Autors ir viens no retajiem, kas 80. gados PSRS pievēršas apcerējumiem par pasauli pēc kodolkara savā stāstā "Mūris" (Стена) (1982). Stāstā varoņiem piedzīvo dramatisku sižeta pagriezienu,uzzinot, ka kodolkarš nav skāris visu pasauli, bet tikai ierobežotu teritoriju.

Автор: IMOVS Aleksandrs
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DIEVU EDIENS

 DIEVU EDIENS

Herberts Velss

IZDEVNIECĪBA «ZINĀTNE» RĪGA 1976

No angļu valodas tulkojušas R. KOKA un R. RUNCE V. VISOCKA zīmējumi

Izdota saskaņa ar Latvijas PSR Zinātņu akadēmijas Redakciju un izdevniecību padomes lēmumu

 šai izdevumā publicētais Velsa romāns «Dievu ēdiens» tāpat ir spilgts sociāli filozofiskās fantastikas paraugs. Divu zi­nātnieku sintezētā brīnišķīgā barība, kas veicina visu dzīvo or­ganismu pastiprinātu augšanu (mūsu dienās tādas vielas dēvē par augšanas stimulatoriem), pārvērš kādu pussimtu jauniešu milžos. Jaunie milži pārspēj parastos ļautiņus garīgajā attīstībā tikpat stipri kā fiziskajā. Simbolika te ir skaidra. Jaunajos milžos iemie­soti cilvēces veselīgie, augošie, progresīvie spēki, cilvēces cēlās jūtas un gaišais prāts, kas cenšas atbrīvoties no gara tumsības, sīkmanības un sociālās netaisnības žņaugiem. Un gluži dabiski, starp šīm abām pasaulēm — jauno, augošo un veco, iznīcībai nolemto — notiek sadursme.

Šai sakarā, šķiet, nebūs lieki atzīmēt kādu daudzkārt novē­rotu literārās daiļrades procesa īpatnību. Herberts Velss, kā zi­nāms, bija fabiānis. Un fabiāņu biedrība apvienoja tos angļu sociālistus, galvenokārt no inteliģences aprindām, kuri par vis­lietderīgāko uzskatīja nogaidīšanas taktiku. Šie cilvēki noliedza revolucionāras rīcības nepieciešamību. Viņi ticēja, ka sociālismu var sasniegt, pārliecinot un audzinot cilvēkus, propagandējot sociālisma idejas un apvienojot to piekritējus. Taču, par spīti šai būtībā reformistiskajai pozīcijai, Velss savos romānos — gan «Dievu ēdienā», gan arī citos — rāda, ka antagonistisko šķiru pretrunas neizbēgami pāraug bruņotos konfliktos. Acīmredzot mākslas spēks, tās iekšējā loģika ir tik neatvairāmi, ka ved jeb­kuru īstu mākslinieku daudz tuvāk dzīves patiesībai, nekā viņš saskaņā ar savu politisko pārliecību ir gribējis iet.

Herberts Velss ir atstājis bagātu literāro mantojumu, kas dziļi ietekmējis un, jādomā, ietekmēs vēl ne vienu vien lasītāju paaudzi. Un tas šķiet gluži dabiski, jo Velss ir ne vien domā­tājs, kam dziļi rūp cilvēces likteņi, bet arī brīnišķīgs stāstītājs — spraiga sižeta meistars, kura stāstos un romānos sastopam gan traģiskus konfliktus, gan humoristiskas situācijas, gan reljefi vei­dotus raksturus, gan neaizmirstamas monumentālas ainavas.

Pēckara gados latviešu valodā jau izdoti Velsa romāni «Laika mašīna», «Neredzamais cilvēks», «Doktora Moro sala», «Pasauļu karš» un «Kad gulošais mostas». Tagad tiem piebiedrojas «Pirmie cilvēki uz Mēness» un «Dievu ēdiens». Gribas cerēt, ka šī grāmata vēl vairāk pastiprinās mūsu lasītāju interesi par izcilā angļu fantasta spilgtajiem, aizraujošajiem sacerējumiem.

A. LĪDUMS

Автор: Velss Herberts
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DIVAS SFINKSAS

V. Ročestere

DIVAS SFINKSAS

ROMĀNS

Rīga «Vieda»

LATVIJAS EKOLOĢISKĀS IZGLĪTĪBAS APGADS

Автор: estere
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DIVU OKEĀNU NOSLĒPUMS

DIVU OKEĀNU NOSLĒPUMS Grigorijs ADAMOVS

Latvijas valsts izdevniecība RĪgĀ 1958

Адамов Григорий Борисович ТАЙНА ДВУХ ОКЕАНОВ

Москва Детгиз 1955

Художник О. Урбан Латвийское государственное издательство

На латышском языке

Tulkojis Emils S u d m a l i s Mākslinieks O. Urbāns

Romāns veltīts padomju zinātnes un technikas brīnuma — zem­ūdenes «Pionieris» — braucienam pāri diviem okeāniem. So zem­ūdeni padomju valdība sūta no Ļeņingradas uz Vladivostoku mūsu Tālo Austrumu robežu aizsardzības nostiprināšanai pret japaņu imperiālistiem — tolaik galveno agresivo spēku Klusajā okeānā.

Ilgi un neparasti rūpīgi rakstnieks strādāja pie sava jaunā sacerējuma. Sai laikā rakstnieka kabinetā sakrājās biezas burtnīcas ar tūkstošiem izrakstu par techniku, fiziku, ķīmiju un jūras bioloģiju, mapju kaudzes ar avīžu un žurnālu izgriezumiem par padomju un aizrobežu zinātnieku darbu un jaunākajiem atklājumiem, simtiem grāmatu — vesela bibliotēka, sākot ar bieziem zinātniskiem darbiem līdz «Zemūdens darbinieka sarkanflotieša rokas grāmatai» un «Ūdenslīdēju dienesta noteikumiem».

Rakstnieka apvāršņi paplašinājušies. Lasītāja acu priekšā vairs nav šaura pazemes eja, bet viss bezgalīgais Okeāns, nevis četri drosminieki, bet vesels padomju cilvēku kolektivs; pret viņiem saceļas ne vien aklie dabas spēki, bet ari niknais un viltīgais ienaidnieks.

Автор: ADAMOVS Grigorijs
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DURVIS SIENĀ

HERBERTS VELSS,. angļu rakstnieks

DURVIS SIENĀ

Автор: Velss Herberts
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DŽUNGĻU BRIESMOŅI

ELGOTS LENDZS, amerikāņu rakstnieks

DŽUNGĻU BRIESMOŅI

Автор: LENDZS ELGOTS
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DZIEDOŠAIS PULKSTENTIŅS

DZIEDOŠAIS PULKSTENTIŅS

AIZEKS AZIMOVS, amerikāņu rakstnieks

Автор: AZIMOVS AIZEKS
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DZIĻAIS MĪNUSS

DZIĻAIS MĪNUSS

V.MIHAILOVS

Автор: VMIHAILOVS
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Dievu Pilsētas meklejumos-Seno cilvēku traģiskais vēstījums

Ernsts Muldašovs

Dievu Pilsētas meklejumos

Seno cilvēku traģiskais vēstījums

Seno civilizāciju traģiskā vēstījuma simbols- 6666 m augstais svētais Kailasa kalns 6666 - apokalipses zīme 9999-Zemes bojāejas zīme Sfinksa skatās uz Dievu Pilsētu Piramīdu un seno monumentu sistēma - cilvēces glābēja no pasaules gala

AVOTS2004

No krievu valodas tulkojusi Indra ANDERSONE Mākslinieks Uldis BALTUTIS Uz vāka Normunda ZELČĀNA fotogrāfija

Muldašovs E.

Seno civilizāciju traģiskais vēstījums. 1. grāmata. Dievu Pil­sētas meklējumos. - R.: Avots, 2004, 623. Ipp., il.

E. Muldašova jaunajā, ceturtās - Tibetas zinātniskās ekspedīcijas pārstei­dzošo un nozimīgo rezultātu analizei veltitajā grāmatā aizraujošā valodā stāstits par dziļi zinātniskām globālām filozofiskām problēmām, kas ir ļoti nozīmīgas mūsdienu civilizācijas izdzīvošanai un garīgai atdzimšanai.

E. Muldašovs, 2004 © 1. Andersone, 2004 © Cl. Baltutis, 2004

© N. Zelčāns, 2004

ERNSTS MULDAŠOVS

Ernsts Muldašovs ir medicīnas zinātņu doktors, profesors, Krievijas Veselības aizsardzības ministrijas Acu un plastiskās ķirurģijas centra direktors (Jfā, augstākās kategorijas ķirurgs, Krievijas nopelniem bagātais ārsts, apbalvots ar medaļu «Par izciliem nopelniem veselības aizsardzībā», Luisvilas universitātes (ASV) goda konsul­tants, Amerikas Oftalmoloģijas akadēmi­jas starptautiskais goda loceklis, diplomēts Meksikas oftalmologs, Starptautiskās Zinātņu akadēmijas loceklis, sporta meis­tars tūrismā, trīskārtējs PSRS čempions.

Ernsts Muldašovs ir ievērojams krievu zinātnieks ar pasaules slavu. Medicīnā viņš ir ieviesis pilnīgi jaunu virzienu - reģeneratīvo ķirurģiju, t. i., ķirurģiju, kas saistīta ar cilvēku audu «audzēšanu». Viņš pirmais pasaulē ir veiksmīgi izdarījis acs transplantāciju. Pašlaik zinātnieks strādā pie klonējošās ķirurģijas, t. i., cenšas reģenerativi radīt atsevišķus orgānus.

Viņš ir izstrādājis vairāk nekā 90 jaunu acu un plastisko operāciju, izstrādājis un ieviesis praksē 60 alloplantu veidus. Publicējis aptuveni 300 zinātnisku darbu krievu un ārzemju presē, saņēmis 56 patentus Krievijā, ASV un citās pasaules valstis. Katru gadu viņš veic 600 līdz 800 sarežģītu operāciju.

E. Muldašovs atzīst, ka līdz šim vēl nav izpratis sava galvenā izgudrojuma - biomateriāla alloplanta būtību, kas stimulē cilvēka audu reģenerāciju. Tā kā alloplants ir veidots no mirušu cilvēku audiem un satur sevi dziļus dabiskus mehānismus sakarā ar cilvēka miesas veidošanu, pētijumu gaitā E. Muldašovs kontaktējas ne tikai ar dažādu nozaru zinātniekiem (fiziķiem, molekulāriem biologiem u. c.), bet izmanto ari reliģiju pamatus un ezoteriskās zināšanas.

Tieši tādēļ viņš ir organizējis 4 zinātniskas ekspedīcijas uz Himalajiem un Tibetu, kas viņam deva daudz noderīga reģeneratīvās ķirurģijas izpratnei. So ekspedīciju laikā tika izdariti ari sensacionāli atklājumi filozofijā un vēsturē. Pirmās ekspedīcijas rezultātus E. Muldašovs aprakstījis grāmatā «No kā mēs esam cēlušies», kas vairākkārt izdota atkārtoti un tulkota daudzās pasaules va­lodās.

E. Muldašova jaunā grāmata «Dievu Pilsētas meklējumos» uzrakstīta aizrau­jošā valodā, bet savā būtībā ir dziļi zinātniska un stāsta par globālām filo­zofiskām problēmām.

R. Nigmatuļins medicīnas zinātņu doktors, Krievijas Dabaszinātņu akadēmijas akadēmiķis

I GRĀMATA

Seno civilizāciju traģiskais vēstījums

1.  nodaļa. Sfinksa raugās uz Dievu Pilsētu 21

2.   nodaļa. Leģenda par Dievu Pilsētu 50

3.  nodaļa. Mūks Aruns 86

4.   nodaļa. Piramīdu un senatnes monumentu sistēma 106

5.   nodala. Seno cilvēku

traģiskais vēstījums 140

6.   nodaļa. 6666 - apokalipses zīme. 9999 - Zemes bojāejas zīme 307

7.  nodala. Malacis, Tana! 361

8.  nodaļa. Pasaules piramīdu un seno monumentu sistēma izglāba mūs no pasaules gala, bet… 386

9.   nodaļa. Piramīdas saīsina cilvēku dzīves ilgumu 529

10.  nodaļa. Kalns domā 587

11.  nodaļa. Kas tad mūs gaida Dievu Pilsētā? 620

Автор: OVS ERNSTS
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Dievu Pilsētas meklējumos-Harati zelta plāksnes

Ernsts Muldašovs

Dievu Pilsētas meklējumos-Harati zelta plāksnes

Grāmatas autors - pasaulslavens zinātnieks oftalmologs Ernsts Muldašovs turpina stāstījumu par piedzīvoto Tibetā, uz kurieni ekspedīcija dodas leģendārās Dievu Pilsētas meklējumos. Pēc senas leģendas, Dievu Pilsētā zem "Lasošā Cilvēka" statujas glabājas lemūriešu atstātās zelta plāksnes, kurās iegravētas seno civilizāciju maģiskās formulas. Lasītāji uzzinās par piedzīvoto noslē­pumainajā Harati alā, Dēmonu ezerā, tiks iepazīstināti ar Šambalas priekšvēst­nešiem.

Piedzīvojumi turpinās…

AVOTS  2005

E. Muldašovs Harati zelta plāksnes

No krievu valodas tulkojusi Indra ANDERSONE Mākslinieks Uldis BALTUTIS Uz vāka Normunda ZELČĀNA fotogrāfija

© E. Muldašovs, 2005 © I. Andersone, 2005 © U. Ba It utis, 2005 © N. Zelčāns, 2005

ERNSTS MULDAŠOVS

Ernsts Muldašovs ir medicīnas zinātņu doktors, profesors, Krievijas Veselības aizsardzības ministrijas Acu un plastiskās ķirurģijas centra direktors (Jfā, augstākās kategorijas ķirurgs, Krievijas nopelniem bagātais ārsts, apbalvots ar medaļu «Par izciliem nopelniem veselības aizsardzībā», Luisvilas universitātes (ASV) goda konsul­tants, Amerikas Oftalmoloģijas akadēmi­jas starptautiskais goda loceklis, diplomēts Meksikas oftalmologs, Starptautiskās Zinātņu akadēmijas loceklis, sporta meis­tars tūrismā, trīskārtējs PSRS čempions.

Ernsts Muldašovs ir ievērojams krievu zinātnieks ar pasaules slavu. Medicīnā viņš ir ieviesis pilnīgi jaunu virzienu - reģeneratīvo ķirurģiju, t. i., ķirurģiju, kas saistīta ar cilvēku audu «audzēšanu». Viņš pirmais pasaulē ir veiksmīgi izdarījis acs transplantāciju. Pašlaik zinātnieks strādā pie klonējošās ķirurģijas, t. i., cenšas reģeneratīvi radīt atsevišķus orgānus.

Viņš ir izstrādājis vairāk nekā 90 jaunu acu un plastisko operāciju, izstrādājis un ieviesis praksē 60 alloplantu veidus. Publicējis aptuveni 300 zinātnisku darbu krievu un ārzemju presē, saņēmis 56 patentus Krievijā, ASV un citās pasaules valstis. Katru gadu viņš veic 600 līdz 800 sarežģītu operāciju.

E. Muldašovs atzīst, ka līdz šim vēl nav izpratis sava galvenā izgudrojuma - biomateriāla alloplanta būtību, kas stimulē cilvēka audu reģenerāciju. Tā kā alloplants ir veidots no mirušu cilvēku audiem un satur sevi dziļus dabiskus mehānismus sakarā ar cilvēka miesas veidošanu, pētījumu gaitā E. Muldašovs kontaktējas ne tikai ar dažādu nozaru zinātniekiem (fiziķiem, molekulāriem biologiem u. c.), bet izmanto arī reliģiju pamatus un ezoteriskās zināšanas.

Tieši tādēļ viņš ir organizējis 4 zinātniskas ekspedīcijas uz Himalajiem un Tibetu, kas viņam deva daudz noderīga reģeneratīvās ķirurģijas izpratnei. Šo ekspedīciju laikā tika izdarīti arī sensacionāli atklājumi filozofijā un vēsturē. Pirmās ekspedīcijas rezultātus E. Muldašovs aprakstījis grāmatā «No kā mēs esam cēlušies», kas vairākkārt izdota atkārtoti un tulkota daudzās pasaules va­lodās.

E. Muldašova jaunā grāmata «Dievu Pilsētas meklējumos» uzrakstīta aizrau­jošā valodā, bet savā būtībā ir dziļi zinātniska un stāsta par globālām filo­zofiskām problēmām.

R. Nigmatuļins medicīnas zinātņu doktors, Krievijas Dabaszinātņu akadēmijas akadēmiķis

Автор: OVS ERNSTS
Серия:
 
Dievu Pilsētas meklejumos - Šambalas skāvienos

Ernsts Muldašovs

Dievu Pilsētas meklejumos - Šambalas skāvienos

AVOTS 2006

E. Muldašovs Šambalas skāvienos

No krievu valodas tulkojusi Indra ANDERSONE Mākslinieks Uldis BALTGTIS Uz vāka Normunda ZELČANA fotogrāfija

 E. Muldašovs, 2006 © I. Andersone, 2006 © U. Baltutis, 2006 © N. Zelčāns, 2006

ERMSTS MULDAŠOVS

Ernsts Muldašovs ir medicīnas zi­nātņu doktors, profesors, Krievijas Vese­lības aizsardzības ministrijas Acu un plastiskās ķirurģijas centra direktors, Krievijas nopelniem bagātais ārsts, apbalvots ar medaļu «Par izciliem nopel­niem veselības aizsardzībā», augstākās kategorijas ķirurgs, Luisvilas univer­sitātes (ASV) goda konsultants, Ame­rikas Oftalmoloģijas akadēmijas locek­lis, diplomēts Meksikas oftalmologs, sporta meistars tūrismā, trīskārtējs PSRS čempions.

Ernsts Muldašovs ir ievērojams krie­vu zinātnieks ar pasaules slavu. Medicīnā viņš ir ieviesis pilnīgi jaunu virzienu - reģeneratīvo ķirurģiju, t.i., ķirurģiju, kas saistīta ar cilvēku audu «audzēšanu». Viņš pirmais pasaulē ir veiksmīgi izdarījis acs transplantāciju. Pašlaik zinātnieks strādā pie klonējošās ķirurģijas, t.i., cenšas reģeneratīvi radīt atsevišķus orgānus.

Viņš ir izstrādājis aptuveni 100 jaunu operāciju, izstrādājis un ieviesis praksē 83 biomateriāla alloplanta veidus, publicējis vairāk nekā 300 zināt­nisku darbu, saņēmis 56 patentus Krievijā un daudzās citās pasaules val­stis. Ar lekcijām un operācijām uzstājies vairāk nekā 40 pasaules valstis. Katru gadu veic 600 līdz 800 sarežģītu operāciju.

E. Muldašovs atzīst, ka līdz šim vēl nav izpratis sava galvenā izgudroju­ma - biomateriāla alloplanta būtību, kas stimulē cilvēka audu reģenerāciju. Tā kā alloplants ir veidots no mirušu cilvēku audiem un satur sevī dziļus dabiskus mehānismus sakarā ar cilvēka miesas veidošanu, E. Muldašovs kontaktējas ne tikai ar dažādu nozaru zinātniekiem (fiziķiem, molekulāriem biologiem u. c.), bet izmanto arī pasaules reliģiju pamatus un ezoteriskās zināšanas.

Tieši tādēļ viņš ir organizējis 5 zinātniskas ekspedīcijas uz Himalajiem, Tibetu un Ēģipti, kas viņam deva daudz noderīga reģenerativās ķirurģijas izpratnei. Šo ekspedīciju laikā tika izdarīti ari sensacionāli atklājumi filozofi­jā un vēsturē. Pirmās ekspedīcijas rezultātus E. Muldašovs aprakstījis grā­matā «No kā mēs esam cēlušies?», kas vairākkārt izdota atkārtoti un tulko­ta daudzās pasaules valodās.

E. Muldašova jaunā grāmata «Dievu Pilsētas meklējumos» uzrakstīta aizraujošā valodā, bet savā būtībā ir dziļi zinātniska un stāsta par globālām filozofiskām problēmām.

R. Nigmatuļins medicīnas zinātņu doktors, Krieuijas Dabaszinātņu akadēmijas profesors

III GRĀMATA

Šambalas skāvienos

Autora priekšvārds

1.  nodaļa. Pirmās Dievu Pilsētas piramīdas

2.   nodaļa. Lasošais Cilvēks

3.   nodaļa. Zvans

4.   nodaļa. Kāds tad ir Kailass?

5.   nodaļa. Mazais Kailass - Santamani akmens glabātava

6.   nodala. Kas cēla Dievu Pilsētu?

7.   nodala. Bibliotēka klintīs

8.  nodaļa. Laimīgā Akmens Nams. Galvenais Laika Spogulis

9.  nodaļa. Vārti uz Šambalu

10.   nodaļa. Akmens lāzers

11.   nodaļa. Kailasa kosmiskais spogulis

12.   nodaļa. Pilis bez logiem un durvīm

13.   nodaļa. Dievu Pilsētas akmens spoguļi

14.   nodaļa. Kailasa melnā puse

15.   nodaļa. Nāves Ielejā

16.   nodaļa. Ūdens Sirds

17.   nodaļa. Milarepas ala

18.   nodaļa. Piramīdas, piramidas, piramidas

19.   nodaļa. Šambalas tornis

20.   nodaļa. Clz Izsalkušā Velna vietu

21.   nodaļa. Mājup Epilogs

Автор: OVS ERNSTS
Серия:
 
Death Trance

There's nothing to fear in the world of men. It is only on the edge of the world of spirits that real fear begins.


Respectable businessman Randloph Clare, president of one of Tennessee's largest companies, is challenging the bureaucratic Cottonseed Association with lower prices and greater efficiency. But his commonsense approach is given a sharp jolt when arsonists destroy one of his Memphis plants. But then even greater tragedy strikes: his wife and children are savagely and brutally murdered…

Desperate to make sense of such mindless violence, he contacts an Indonesian priest who claims he can help Randolph enter the world of the dead. But, the priest warns, terrifying demons are hungry for those who dare make the voyage. Not only do they crave Randolph's life, but they are eager to condemn the souls of his family to a hell of perpetual agony beyond all human imagination…

Автор: Masterton Graham
Серия:
 
Das geteilte ich

Titel des amerikanischen Originals:

Store of Infinity.

Автор: Sheckley Robert
Серия:
 
Dark Harvest

Halloween, 1963. They call him the October Boy, or Ol' Hacksaw Face, or Sawtooth Jack. Whatever the name, everybody in this small Midwestern town knows who he is. How he rises from the cornfields every Halloween, a butcher knife in his hand, and makes his way toward town, where gangs of teenage boys eagerly await their chance to confront the legendary nightmare. Both the hunter and the hunted, the October Boy is the prize in an annual rite of life and death.

Pete McCormick knows that killing the October Boy is his one chance to escape a dead-end future in this one-horse town. He's willing to risk everything, including his life, to be a winner for once. But before the night is over, Pete will look into the saw-toothed face of horror-and discover the terrifying true secret of the October Boy. .


Winner of the Stoker Award and named one of the 100 Best Novels of 2006 by Publishers Weekly, Dark Harvest is a powerhouse thrill-ride with all the resonance of Shirley Jackson's "The Lottery."

Автор: Partridge Norman
Серия:
 
Der Cartoonist

Scott Bowman und zwei seiner Freunde werden in einen schrecklichen Unfall verwickelt. Ein Mädchen stirbt, doch da es keine Zeugen gibt, begraben sie die Tote und schwören, niemals wieder ein Wort über das Unglück zu verlieren. Sechzehn Jahre später: Aus Scott ist inzwischen ein respektierter, erfolgreicher Psychologe geworden. Doch die Vergangenheit holt ihn ein – in der harmlosen Gestalt eines alten, verrückten Zeichners, der in die Psychiatrie eingewiesen wird. Der Kranke scheint alles über den Arzt und den Tod des Mädchens zu wissen, denn seine schonungslosen Zeichnungen offenbaren das Unglück. Aber der Schrecken beginnt erst: Scott findet weitere Bilder des Patienten, Visionen voller Blut und Tot – und sie treten wirklich ein! Kann der Cartoonist in die Zukunft sehen? Formt er vielleicht die Zukunft? Als der monströse Wahnsinn des Cartoonisten sogar nach seiner Familie greift, handelt Scott ...

Автор: Costello Sean
Серия:
 
Debt of Bones

As the armies of Panis Rahl spread across the land, a young woman from a beleaguered town begs a boon from First Wizard Zedd, ignorant of the consequences of her request. This revised version of a novella that first appeared in the fantasy anthology Legends illuminates the period in history before the events of Goodkind’s Sword of Truth series. The conflict between love and duty forms a central theme in this brief and touching tale of people caught up in events they cannot fully control.

Автор: Goodkind Terry
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Dawn of Flame

In an America where civilization has collapsed, a young man sets out to see the world — and to fight the rising power of an empire.

Автор: Weinbaum Stanley G
Серия:
 
Dark Mondays

Kage Baker, celebrated creator of the Company novels and the standout collection Mother Aegypt now brings together pirates, primates, eldritch horrors, maritime ghosts, and much more in Dark Mondays. This captivating new collection of fantastic short fiction is sure to cement her reputation as one of the most original storytellers working in the fantasy and speculative fiction genres today.

Whether spinning tales of the mysterious young woman and the dreadful pirate captain Henry Morgan in the original novella “The Maid on the Shore,” the tiny California beach community assaulted by Lovecraftian terrors in “Calamari Curls,” or the girl menaced by a haunting photograph and a trio of aspiring vampires at the heart of “Portrait, With Flames,” Kage Baker distinguishes herself throughout Dark Mondays as a storyteller extraordinaire, crafting intricately-woven plots, compelling characters, and captivating settings filled with convincing detail.

As likely to shock and surprise as it is to fill you with a sense of weird wonder and delight, Dark Mondays will entrance you with its inventive prose, astound you with its action, and seduce you with its style.

Автор: Baker Kage
Серия:
 
Dark Mondays

Kage Baker, celebrated creator of the Company novels and the standout collection Mother Aegypt now brings together pirates, primates, eldritch horrors, maritime ghosts, and much more in Dark Mondays. This captivating new collection of fantastic short fiction is sure to cement her reputation as one of the most original storytellers working in the fantasy and speculative fiction genres today.

Whether spinning tales of the mysterious young woman and the dreadful pirate captain Henry Morgan in the original novella “The Maid on the Shore,” the tiny California beach community assaulted by Lovecraftian terrors in “Calamari Curls,” or the girl menaced by a haunting photograph and a trio of aspiring vampires at the heart of “Portrait, With Flames,” Kage Baker distinguishes herself throughout Dark Mondays as a storyteller extraordinaire, crafting intricately-woven plots, compelling characters, and captivating settings filled with convincing detail.

As likely to shock and surprise as it is to fill you with a sense of weird wonder and delight, Dark Mondays will entrance you with its inventive prose, astound you with its action, and seduce you with its style.

Автор: Baker Kage
Серия:
 
Deeper

The Tunnels adventure is far from over for Will Burrows. In his quest to find his father, Will is plunged even deeper underground. And as if things weren't bad enough already, he stumbles across a Styx plot with terrible implications for the world aboe. And a sister who isn't finished yet…

Серия: Tunnels
 
Date with Death

Overkill

The heat's on. Bodies are strewn acrosss the Sunbelt. Who they are and where they came from is shrouded in mystery. The casualties are still mounting when Remo and Chiun come to cool things off - unprepared for the discoveries that await them there, like the impregnable mountain fortress where 242 beautiful senoritas are being imprisoned. And the insidious plot that has them earmarked as gifts for America's most powerful men. And the blackmail that's sure to follow..

Rescue operations begin at once, with Remo's job-and life-on the line, as he and his mentor tackle a new Old West that's wilder than the shootout at the O.K. Corral!


Серия: The Destroyer
 
Dark Horse

An ordinary California political campaign turns into a thriller when someone begins killing off the candidates, and it is up to Remo and Chiun to stop him.


Серия: The Destroyer
 
Dark Benediction

Walter M. Miller Jr. is best remembered as the author of A Canticle for Leibowitz, universally recognized as one of the greatest novels of modern SF. But as well as writing that deeply felt and eloquent book, he produced many shorter works of fiction of stunning originality and power. His profound interest in religion and his innate literary gifts combined perfectly in the production of such works as ‘The Darfsteller’, for which he won a Hugo in 1955, ‘Conditionally Human’, ‘I, Dreamer’ and ‘The Big Hunger’, all of which are included in this brilliant and essential collection.

Автор: Miller Walter Michael
 
Автор: ORourke Tim
Серия: Kiera Hudson 2
 
Автор: ORourke Tim
Серия: Kiera Hudson 2
 
Deus ex machina

Роберт Картер однажды сильно порезался во время бритья. Неожиданно он обнаружил, что в ране виднеются какие-то провода, а вместо крови из него течет машинное масло. Так кто же он такой?

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Dayhunter

A new day dawns blood red

A master of fire, Mira is the last hope for the world. For centuries she has secretly enforced the history-altering edicts of the Triad. Now she and her unlikely ally—the human vampire hunter, Danaus—have come to Venice, home of the nightwalker rulers. But there is no safety in the ancient city, for the threat of conflict is in the wind . . . with unholy alliances and earth-shattering betrayals taking hideous form in the shadows.

Banished for eons beyond the world's boundaries, the malevolent naturi prepare to feed once again upon a vulnerable earth—and treachery is opening wide the portal that will enable their dread re-emergence. The great battle that has always been Mira's destiny is looming, and she must remain powerful in the face of a shocking revelation: that Danaus, the only creature she dares to trust, is something more than the man he claims to be . . .

Автор: Drake Jocelynn
Серия:
 
Dawnbreaker

The dawn brings new terror for the creatures of the night . . .

Those of her race fear Mira for the lethal fire she bends to her will — a power unique among nightwalkers, both a gift . . . and a curse.

The naturi despise Mira for what she is — as they prepare the final sacrifice that will destroy the barriers between the worlds. And once the naturi are unchained, blood, chaos, and horror will reign supreme on Earth.

Mira can trust only Danaus, the more-than-mortal vampire slayer, though he is sworn to destroy her kind. And now, as the day approaches when titanic forces will duel under cover of darkness, destiny draws them toward an apocalyptic confrontation at Machu Picchu. But all is not lost, for a wild card has been dealt to them: a rogue enemy princess who can change the balance of power and turn the dread tide.

Автор: Drake Jocelynn
Серия: Dark Days
 
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Dzika energia

Świat, w którym energię życiową dla jego mieszkańców władze Miasta rozprowadzają przewodami. Codziennie o północy podczas "godziny energii" obywatel – jeżeli zapracował – otrzymuje dawkę na następny dzień. Bohaterka powieści pracuje jako taki piksel w ogromnych "widowiskach energii". Wśród mieszkańców Miasta krąży legenda o Zakładzie, w którym każdy pławi się w energii i wszystkim żyje się jak w raju. Dziewczyna-piksel postanawia odszukać Zakład. Niestety, prawda okazuje się nieco inna… Fascynująca, pełna emocjonujących przygód powieść duetu pisarskiego Diaczenków. "Dzika energia" stała się w Rosji i na Ukrainie zaczynem projektu, w który zainwestowano już miliony dolarów. Projekt obejmuje teledyski, widowiska muzyczno taneczne, lansowanie nowej mody i komiksy. Diaczenkowie prowadzą rozmowy z filmowcami na Zachodzie. Rosja i Ukraina dały się porwać nurtowi dzikiej energii – czy w Polsce stanie się podobnie?

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Devil's Bargain

Jazz Callender — don't ever call her Jasmine is an ex-cop with a goal: opening her own private detective agency and proving her former partner is innocent of murder. Too bad no one will lend her the money. Until a sexy lawyer with the devil's own grin appears with an offer she can't refuse. $100,000. A savvy new partner. And an agreement to make any case arriving via red envelope a top priority. But if Jazz accepts, there's no turning back. Because once she opens that envelope, all hell's gonna break loose.

Автор: Caine Rachel
Серия: Red Letter Days
 
Drapieznosc naszego wieku

Arkadij i Borys Strugaccy napisali Drapieżność naszego wieku w 1963 roku. Ich pisarstwo wywarło wpływ na cały nurt science-fiction oraz wielu późniejszych twórców. Książki wpisane do kanonu charakteryzują się błyskotliwością pomysłu oraz ponadczasowym znaczeniem, wyróżniającym się przesłaniem, oryginalnością tez i przemyśleń oraz trafną futurologią.

Серия:
 
Dead Matter

Shaking up the spirits of Manhattan

The spirit populace of Manhattan doesn't appreciate its well-deserved RIP being disturbed, and Department of Extraordinary Affairs Agent Simon Canderous is sent in to do damage control. Meanwhile, his vacationing partner, Connor Christos, is in a sorry state, and he tells Simon that each night he's being haunted by visions of his long-lost brother at his window. Simon is worried that his partner may be going crazy-or worse, maybe he's not…

Автор: Strout Anton
Серия:
 
Автор: Silverberg Robert
Серия:
 
Dead to Me

Welcome to the Department of Extraordinary Affairs Other Division--New York's answer to the underfunded world of paranormal investigation. It’s a job caught up in red tape, memos, and office politics, but its becoming par for the course for recent recruit Simon Canderous. After a life of petty crime and twenty four years of watching his power of psychometry—the ability to divine information solely by touching an object—destroy any chance of a real relationship, he’s joined the forces of Good hoping to gain some control. But when the mysterious ghost of a recently dead woman shows up at the Lovecraft Café, he and his mentor must figure out how she fits into a nefarious plot involving the cultists rights movement, a large wooden fish, and the forces of Darkness crushing on him.

Автор: Strout Anton
Серия: Simon Canderous
 
Dead to Me

Welcome to the Department of Extraordinary Affairs Other Division--New York's answer to the underfunded world of paranormal investigation. It’s a job caught up in red tape, memos, and office politics, but its becoming par for the course for recent recruit Simon Canderous. After a life of petty crime and twenty four years of watching his power of psychometry—the ability to divine information solely by touching an object—destroy any chance of a real relationship, he’s joined the forces of Good hoping to gain some control. But when the mysterious ghost of a recently dead woman shows up at the Lovecraft Café, he and his mentor must figure out how she fits into a nefarious plot involving the cultists rights movement, a large wooden fish, and the forces of Darkness crushing on him.

Автор: Strout Anton
Серия: Simon Canderous
 
Deader Still

It's hard to defeat evil on a budget. Just ask Simon Canderous.

It's been 737 days since the Department of Extraordinary Affairs' last vampire incursion, but that streak appears to have ended when a boat full of dead lawyers is found in the Hudson River. Using the power of psychometry—the ability to divine the history of an object by touching it—agent Simon Canderous discovers that the booze cruise was crashed by something that sucked all the blood out of the litigators. Now, his workday may never end—until his life does.

Автор: Strout Anton
Серия: Simon Canderous
 
Dead in the Family

After enduring torture and the loss of loved ones during the brief but deadly Faery War, Sookie Stackhouse is hurt and she's angry. Just about the only bright spot in her life is the love she thinks she feels for vampire Eric Northman. But he's under scrutiny by the new Vampire King because of their relationship. And as the political implications of the Shifters coming out are beginning to be felt, Sookie's connection to the Shreveport pack draws her into the debate. Worst of all, though the door to Faery has been closed, there are still some Fae on the human side-and one of them is angry at Sookie. Very, very angry…

Автор: Harris Charlaine
Серия: Sookie Stackhouse
 
Dead in the Family

After enduring torture and the loss of loved ones during the brief but deadly Faery War, Sookie Stackhouse is hurt and she's angry. Just about the only bright spot in her life is the love she thinks she feels for vampire Eric Northman. But he's under scrutiny by the new Vampire King because of their relationship. And as the political implications of the Shifters coming out are beginning to be felt, Sookie's connection to the Shreveport pack draws her into the debate. Worst of all, though the door to Faery has been closed, there are still some Fae on the human side-and one of them is angry at Sookie. Very, very angry…

Автор: Harris Charlaine
Серия: Sookie Stackhouse
 
Автор: Chiang Ted
Серия:
 
Dead Sea

From Tim Curran, the author of Hive, comes Dead Sea.

THE SEA NEVER GIVES UP HER DEAD

Take a journey into a place unknown to humanity. A space between spaces. When the Mara Corday, an aged freighter, enters the Graveyard of the Atlantic, nightmares become real. The crew finds themselves trapped in a realm where time doesn’t exist and unimaginable horrors dwell. Lost in a becalmed sea, in a netherworld where evil manifests itself in hideous forms, the survivors of the Mara Corday have an eternity to find a way out — if they aren’t killed first by the creature stalking them.

Автор: Curran Tim
Серия:
 
Der Wüstenplanet

Herzog Leto Atreides erhält vom Imperator Arrakis zum Lehen, den Wüstenplaneten, eine schreckliche Welt, in der nur die Stärksten überleben können. Aber gleichzeitig ist Arrakis die wertvollste Welt der Galaxis, denn nur in ihren Dünenfeldern ist das Melange zu finden, eine Droge, die den Menschen die Gabe verleiht, in die Zukunft zu blicken. Als der Herzog Arrakis betritt, ist er so gut wie tot. Seine mächtigen Gegner haben längst alles vorbereitet, um die Familie Atreides auszurotten. Doch seinem Sohn gelingt es, in die Wüste zu entkommen und bei den Premen unterzutauchen. Er wird der Anführer, und sie nennen ihn Muad'dib. Er sammelt die Wüstenbeduinen um sich zu einem gnadenlosen Rachefeldzug.

Автор: Herbert Frank
Серия: Dune (de)
 
Автор: Marquitz Tim
Серия: Blood war
 
Darkness

Villejeune, Florida. A secluded little town at the edge of a vast, eerie swamp. Far from prying eyes. Far from the laws of civilization. Here folks live by their own rules — dark rites of altars and infants, candles and blood.


Years ago the Andersons left town with a dream. Now they are back. To live out a nightmare. Something has been waiting for them. Something unspeakably evil. It feeds on the young and the innocent. And soon it will draw their teenage daughter into its unholy embrace….

Автор: Saul John
Серия:
 
Dzieci Diuny

Po dziewięciu latach, odkąd Paul Muad’Dib zgodnie ze zwyczajem odszedł na pustynię, na Diunę powraca jego matka, lady Jessika. Plotka głosi, że ponownie została członkinią zakonu żeńskiego Bene Gesserit i ma jakieś szczególne plany w stosunku do swoich wnucząt: Leto i Ganimy – osieroconych przez Paula i Chani spadkobierców Imperium… Arraksis w coraz mniejszym stopniu przypomina planetę sprzed zapoczątkowania Ekologicznej Transformacji Diuny — niekończące się obszary pustyni coraz częściej ustępują wielkim połaciom zieleni…

Od pewnego czasu w mieście Arrakin pojawia się starzec zwany Kaznodzieją i wygłasza dziwne przemowy do wciąż tłumnie przybywających na Diunę pielgrzymów. Kim jest? Czy tylko na wpół szalonym mistykiem, czy może kimś więcej?

Автор: Herbert Frank
Серия: Diuna
 
Автор: Leinster Murray
Серия:
 
Die Mars-Chroniken

Titel der amerikanischen Originalausgabe THE MARTIAN CHRONICLES


Deutsche Übersetzungen von Thomas Schluck und Wolfgang Jeschke

Автор: Bradbury Ray
Серия:
 
Das Ultimatum

Die fremdartigen Wesen, mit denen Colonel Devall zu tun hatte, waren verhältnismäßig primitive Geschöpfe, deren Kultur noch von Riten und Tabus beherrscht wurde. Es kann aber auch geschehen, daß Terraner in der Sternenwelt Fremden begegnen, die wesentlich komplizierter geschaffen sind — Fremde, die eine ganz unirdische Überzeugungskraft besitzen…

Автор: Silverberg Robert
Серия:
 
Das Urteil der Fremden

Es wird Welten geben, die von unterentwickelten Wesen bewohnt werden. Diese primitiven Wesen werden ihre eigenen Gesetze haben und sie angesichts der Besucher von der Erde zäh verteidigen. Das Ergebnis werden Gewissenskonflikte sein, in die die Angehörigen des zukünftigen Friedenskorps gestürzt werden. Schwankend zwischen der ethischen Struktur ihrer eigenen Welt und dem Wunsch, fremde Sitten zu respektieren, werden sie sich oft vor schwerwiegende Entscheidungen gestellt sehen…

Автор: Silverberg Robert
Серия:
 
Der alte Mann

In sehr naher Zukunft, wenn die Raumfliegerei zu einer Routineangelegenheit wie unsere heutige gewerbsmäßige Fliegerei geworden ist, wird eine Art von Raumpiloten in Erscheinung treten, um sich der schwierigsten Aufgabe der Welt zu widmen, John Glenn, Juri Gagarin und unsere anderen Raumpiloten saßen noch untätig in einer Kapsel, die sich auf einer festgelegten Umlaufbahn bewegte. Die Raketenpiloten von morgen haben es schwerer. Sie werden an den Kontrollgeräten von Schiffen sitzen, die riesige Entfernungen mit unvorstellbaren Geschwindigkeiten auf verzwickten Flugbahnen durchqueren. Um diese Schiffe zu steuern, wird man auf ganz besonders getestete und ausgebildete Piloten zurückgreifen müssen, und diese Männer werden sich ganz besonderen Problemen gegenübersehen…

Автор: Silverberg Robert
Серия:
 
Die Erbschaft des Todes

Einige der Welten der Milchstraße werden überhaupt nicht von lebenden Wesen bewohnt sein. Wenn die Menschen sie erreichen, werden sie nur die Zeichen vergangener Zivilisationen finden – die Pompejis und Chichén Itzas anderer Planeten. Mit solchen Welten werden sich weder die Zoologen, Diplomaten und Militärs befassen, sondern nur die Archäologen. Und bei ihren Grabungen werden sie vielleicht auf Dinge stoßen, die von größter Bedeutung für die Welten lebender Wesen sind…

Автор: Silverberg Robert
Серия:
 
Die Herausforderung

Vielleicht gibt es Planeten, die von menschenähnlichen Wesen bewohnt werden. Mag ihre Haut auch von seltsamer Farbe sein, mag ihre Biologie uns fremd und ihr Aussehen ungewöhnlich sein, so ist es doch möglich, daß ihr Verstand in bemerkenswert menschlicher Weise arbeitet. Daraus können sich Komplikationen für Erdenbewohner ergeben, die sich unter die Fremden mischen und sich plötzlich in heikle Probleme verstrickt sehen…

Автор: Silverberg Robert
Серия:
 
Die Welt der Adaptierten

Eine der vorhergehenden Stories befaßte sich mit der Frage, wie Menschen Planeten kolonisieren könnten, die ihnen physisch nicht die von der Erde gewohnten Lebensbedingungen bieten. Ein möglicher Vorschlag ging dahin, daß es notwendig werden könnte, die Menschen den neuen Welten anzupassen, und nicht umgekehrt.

Gehen wir mit diesem Vorschlag einen Schritt weiter. In ferner Zukunft, wenn die Menschen sich den Welten des Universums angepaßt haben, kann es immer noch vorkommen, daß ein Mensch sich ohne diese Anpassung auf einer Welt findet, auf die er nicht gehört. Was wird dann aus ihm werden, welches Schicksal erwartet ihn dann…?

Автор: Silverberg Robert
Серия:
 
Dove non splende il sole

Vincitore di vari premi Hugo e Nebula e finalista molte altre volte, Gardner Dozois si è ormai conquistato una solida reputazione come autore di ottimi racconti e romanzi brevi. Ci sembra infatti che, pur se autore di un buon romanzo su una storia d’amore tra un umano e un’aliena come Strangers (1978), la sua dimensione migliore rimanga quella della «short story», come indica anche quest’agghiacciante visione di una guerra futura tra bianchi e neri.

Автор: Dozois Gardner
Серия:
 
Dark Terrors 3: The Gollancz Book of Horror

The award-winning team of Jones and Sutton once again push the boundaries of fear in this new collection of horror and dark fantasy. Drawing from both sides of the Atlantic, Dark Terrors 3 features stories by some of the genres' biggest names as well as their rising stars, including Ray Bradbury, Poppy Z. Brite, Pat Cadigan, Ramsey Campbell, Christopher Fowler, Neil Gaiman, Julian Rathbone, Mark Timlin, and Michael Marshall Smith. An anthology that will take you to the furthest reaches of your imagination — and beyond.


British Fantasy Award winner 1998, World Fantasy Award nominee 1998.

Серия: Dark Terrors
 
De Magiër van Macindaw

Will is benoemd als Grijze Jager en aangesteld in een klein gebied om daar de zaken van de koning te behartigen. Al gauw wordt hij echter opgeroepen om een geheimzinnige zaak in het noorden van het rijk te gaan onderzoeken. Er zouden daar duistere krachten aan het werk zijn, die een bedreiging vormen voor de stabiliteit. Als reizende muzikant trekt hij naar het kasteel van Macindaw. Hij stelt er veel vreemde zaken vast. Hij wordt echter herkend en dat brengt ook zijn goeie vriendin Alyss in gevaar. Hoe kan hij dit oplossen?


Dit is al het vijfde boek uit de reeks van ‘De Grijze Jager’. Will is nu vijf jaar ouder en volwaardig lid van deze groep bijzondere beschermers van het rijk.

Het eerste deel van het verhaal kabbelt heel rustig voort zonder veel spectaculaire gebeurtenissen. Pas als Will ‘undercover’ naar het noordelijke kasteel trekt, komt er meer vaart en spanning in het verhaal. De lezer heeft al snel door dat Will met een stel trucjes te maken krijgt die de goedgelovige bevolking als tovenarij bestempelen. Toch blijkt onze Jager nog niet zo bedreven, want zijn pientere vriendin Alyss trekt al veel sneller conclusies dan hij. En net dat is zijn taak.

Toch weet de auteur de lezer lang op het verkeerde been te zetten en blijkt alles toch net iéts anders in de haak te zitten dan de lezer verwachtte.

En veel meer dan in de vorige delen is dit verhaal niet af en zit de lezer te popelen om het vervolg te lezen: ‘Het beleg van Macindaw’.

Vlot lezende actieverhalen met een doodeerlijke en trouwe held in een middeleeuwse omgeving. Puur leesplezier!

Автор: Flanagan John
Серия: De Grijze Jager
 
Dhalgren

Bellona is a city at the dead center of the United States. Something has happened there… The population has fled. Madmen and criminals wander the streets. Strange portents appear in the cloud-covered sky. Into this disaster zone comes a young man — poet, lover, and adventurer — known only as the Kid. Tackling questions of race, gender, and sexuality, Dhalgren is a literary marvel and groundbreaking work of American magical realism.

Text is full. The unclosed ending sentence can be read as leading into the unopened opening sentence, turning the novel into an enigmatic circle.

Автор: Delany Samuel R
Серия:
 
Doktryna piekieł

Kiedy linie obronne w Południowych Appalachach upadły, między rozszalałymi hordami Posleenów a miękkim podbrzuszem Płaskowyżu Cumberland pozostali już tylko weterani 555-go Piechoty Mobilnej.

Zrzuceni w przełęcz Rabun Pass, mając dwa miliony Posleenów za sobą i czternaście milionów przed sobą, stoją przed jednym tylko pytaniem – co się skończy pierwsze: energia, amunicja czy żołnierze.

Ale mają jednego asa w rękawie: daleko na północy, podziurawiona w boju SheVa Dziewięć, przezwana „Bun-Bunem”, przechodzi poważny lifting. Z jej dymiących zgliszcz powstaje nowa machina wojenna, wyposażona w najnowocześniejszą broń, jaką stworzyła Ziemia, zdolna stawić czoła zarówno hordom Posleenów, jak i ich niepokonanym kosmicznym krążownikom. Zdolna zgotować obcym piekło, jakie tylko SheVa Dziewięć potrafi rozpętać.

Jeśli jednak Mike O’Neal i pozostali członkowie 555-go mają przeżyć, Bun-Bun musi skopać naprawdę dużo posleeńskich tyłków.Przygotujcie się na faszerowanie antymaterią, Posleeni.

Автор: Ringo John
Серия: Dziedzictwo Aldenata
 
Distraction

It’s the year 2044, and America has gone to hell. A disenfranchised U.S. Air Force base has turned to highway robbery in order to pay the bills. Vast chunks of the population live nomadic lives fueled by cheap transportation and even cheaper computer power. Warfare has shifted from the battlefield to the global networks, and China holds the information edge over all comers. Global warming is raising sea level, which in turn is drowning coastal cities. And the U.S. government has become nearly meaningless. This is the world that Oscar Valparaiso would have been born into, if he’d actually been born instead of being grown in vitro by black market baby dealers. Oscar’s bizarre genetic history (even he’s not sure how much of him is actually human) hasn’t prevented him from running one of the most successful senatorial races in history, getting his man elected by a whopping majority. But Oscar has put himself out of a job, since he’d only be a liability to his boss in Washington due to his problematic background. Instead, Oscar finds himself shuffled off to the Collaboratory, a Big Science pork barrel project that’s run half by corruption and half by scientific breakthroughs. At first it seems to be a lose-lose proposition for Oscar, but soon he has his “krewe” whipped into shape and ready to take control of events. Now if only he can straighten out his love life and solve a worldwide crisis that no one else knows exists.


Won Clarke Award in 200.

Nominated for Hugo, Locus, and Nebula awards in 1999.

Автор: Sterling Bruce
Серия:
 
Dubler

Rok 2100. Lorenzo Smythe, bezrobotny aktor, ma zagrać największą rolę w życiu — wcielić się w postać zaginionego na Marsie przywódcy Ziemian. Stawką jest pokój lub międzyplanetarna wojna. Lecz galaktyczna maskarada nieoczekiwanie się przedłuża, a Lorenzo może zostać uwięziony w swojej roli na zawsze...


Otrzymała nagrodę Hugo w 1956.

Автор: Heinlein Robert A
Серия:
 
Dragons Wild

A low-stakes con artist and killer poker player, Griffen “Grifter” McCandles graduated college fully expecting his wealthy family to have a job waiting for him. Instead, his mysterious uncle reveals a strange family secret: Griffen and his sister, Valerie, are actually dragons.

Unwilling to let Uncle Mal take him under his wing, so to speak, Griffen heads to New Orleans with Valerie to make a living the only way he knows how. And even the criminal underworld of the French Quarter will heat up when Griffen lands in town.

Автор: Asprin Robert
Серия: Griffen McCandles
 
Dragons Wild

A low-stakes con artist and killer poker player, Griffen “Grifter” McCandles graduated college fully expecting his wealthy family to have a job waiting for him. Instead, his mysterious uncle reveals a strange family secret: Griffen and his sister, Valerie, are actually dragons.

Unwilling to let Uncle Mal take him under his wing, so to speak, Griffen heads to New Orleans with Valerie to make a living the only way he knows how. And even the criminal underworld of the French Quarter will heat up when Griffen lands in town.

Автор: Asprin Robert
Серия: Griffen McCandles
 
Die sieben Sonnen

Nur noch eine Stadt existiert auf der Erde und ihre Bewohner leben in Luxus. Aber dennoch gibt es einen, der die Stadt verlassen will; und als es ihm gelingt, macht er eine verblüffende Entdeckung: Sie sind nicht die einzigen Überlebenden der Menschheit.

Автор: Clarke Arthur C
Серия:
 
Dziedzictwo Zła

Tarjei Lind z Ludzi Lodu złożył obietnicę swojemu dziadkowi Tengelowi, że węzełek zawierający tajemnicze medykamenty i cenne receptury – skarb rodowy – przekaże we właściwe ręce. Za najbardziej godnego dziedzica uznał Tarjei Mattiasa, młodszego brata przebiegłego Kolgrima. Kiedy Kolgrim dowiedział się o tym, zło, które skrywał w sobie, wybuchło z wielką siłą…

Автор: Sandemo Margit
Серия:
 
Demon I Panna

Po długich wędrówkach Heike Lind z Ludzi Lodu przybywa do Norwegii, aby odebrać swój spadek. Wszyscy członkowie rodziny pomarli, a majątki przejęli pozbawieni skrupułów oszuści. Heike musi je odzyskać za wszelką cenę, bowiem w Grastensholm ukryty jest magiczny skarb Ludzi Lodu… Sprawy przybiorę pomyślny obrót, dopiero gdy spotka tajemniczą istotę, która jak cień pojawia się w okolicznych lasach…

Автор: Sandemo Margit
Серия:
 
Demon Nocy

Tamlin, Demon Nocy, wysłannik Tengela Złego, szpiegował Ludzi Lodu, nawiedzał ich w koszmarach sennych, wypytywał o plany na przyszłość. Ale Tamlin nie przewidział niezwykłych zdolności młodziutkiej Vanji z Ludzi Lodu. Bo choć Demon Nocy pozostawał niewidzialny dla wszystkich innych, Vanja zobaczyła go, a nawet pokochała…

Автор: Sandemo Margit
Серия:
 
Diabelski Jar

Gunillę z Knapahult wychowywano surowo, w imieniu Pana chłoszcząc je za grzechy, których nigdy nie popełniła. Marzeniem jej ojca było wydać ją za mąż za wielkiego pana, Arva Gripa, mimo że Gunilla pokochała innego.

W parafii pojawił się jednak krewniak Arva, Heike Lind z Ludzi Lodu. Dzięki swym niezwykłym zdolnościom odkrył wkrótce, że i Arv, i Gunilla potrzebują jego pomocy. Wyczuł także śmiertelne niebezpieczeństwo, czające się w szczelinie w gęstym lesie…

Автор: Sandemo Margit
Серия:
 
Dom W Eldafjord

Eskil Lind z Ludzi Lodu w dzieciństwie usłyszał od wędrownego parobka historię o niezwykłym skarbie w Eldafjord. Od tej pory nieustannie śnił o ukrytych bogactwach i kiedy dorósł, wykorzystał pierwszą okazję, by wyprawić się na poszukiwania. Dotarł do tajemniczego Eldafjord, ale tam nie potrafił poradzić sobie ze złem i ludzką chciwością. Nie umiał też pomóc cierpiącej kobiecie z nieuleczalnie chorym synkiem.

Автор: Sandemo Margit
Серия:
 
Delenda Est (пер. М. Гилинского)

«Альтернативная история».

Фантастические допущения на тему «Что было бы, если…».

Если бы Александр Македонский не умер в столь раннем возрасте…

Если бы Наполеон не проиграл битву при Ватерлоо…

Если бы Гитлер выиграл Вторую мировую…

Издавна — один из излюбленных жанров мировой научной фантастики! Жанр, в котором творили Гарри Гаррисон и Роберт Силверберг, Пол Андерсон и Филип К. Дик, Майкл Муркок и Спрэг де Камп…

Всех великих мастеров «альтернативной истории» не перечислить.

Но произведения, вошедшие в этот сборник, по праву признаны классикой жанра!

Серия:
 
Dissolution

Book 1 of War of the Spider Queen By R. A. Salvatore.

The War of the Spider Queen begins here.

The first novel in an epic six-part series from the fertile imaginations of R.A. Salvatore and a select group of the newest, most exciting authors in the genre. Join them as they peel back the surface of the richest fantasy world ever created, to show the dark heart beneath.

 
Das Lied der fernen Erde

Die erste Version dieses Romans, eine Kurzgeschichte von 12500 Wörtern, wurde von Februar bis April 1957 geschrieben und in dem amerikanischen Magazin „IF“ (Juni 1958) und im englischen Magazin „Science Fantasy“ (Juni 1959) veröffentlicht. Einfacher findet man sie vielleicht in meinen bei Harcourt, Brace, Jovanovich erschienenen Sammlungen ‚The Other Side of the Sky‘ (1958) und ‚From the Ocean, Front the Stars‘ (1962).

1979 entwickelte ich das Thema in einem kurzen Filmentwurf, der im Magazin „Omni“ (Bd. 3, No. 12, 1980) erschienen ist. Seither wurde diese Version in der illustrierten Sammlung meiner Kurzgeschichten ‚The Sentinel‘ bei Byron Preiss/Berkley (1984) veröffentlicht, zusammen mit einer Einführung, die erklärt, wie sie entstanden ist und wie sie völlig unerwartet dazu führte, daß ‚2010: Odyssee Zwei‘ geschrieben und verfilmt wurde.

Dieser Roman, die dritte und endgültige Fassung, wurde im Mai 1983 begonnen und im Juni 1985 fertiggestellt.

Автор: Clarke Arthur C
Серия:
 
Duksnajs

Dūksnajs

NIKOLAJS GUDAŅECS

Автор: ņecs Nikolajs
Серия:
 
Dubultnieks

Dubultnieks

PAVELS CURJUMOVS

Автор: Curjumovs Pavels
Серия:
 
Down These Strange Streets

All new strange cases of death and magic in the city by some of the biggest names in urban fantasy.

 In this all-new collection of urban fantasy stories, editors George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois explore the places where mystery waits at the end of every alley and where the things that go bump in the night have something to fear...

 Includes stories by New York Times bestselling authors Charlaine Harris, Patricia Briggs, Diana Gabaldon, Simon R. Green, S. M. Stirling, and Carrie Vaughn, as well as tales by Glen Cook, Bradley Denton, M.L.N. Hanover, Conn Iggulden, Laurie R. King, Joe R. Lansdale, John Maddox Roberts, Steven Saylor, Melinda Snodgrass, and Lisa Tuttle.

Серия:
 
Dēmonu dzīres

Pēdējos gados atklātībā parādījušies zinātniski fantas­tisko stāstu krājumi «Lidojums uz Zemi» un «Ciemos Fan­tāzijas Zemē». Tie izpelnījušies lasītāju atzinību, un, lūk, sēriju «Fantastikas pasaulē» papildina jauns krājums — «Dēmonu dzīres». Tas atšķiras no saviem vecākajiem brā­ļiem ne tāpēc vien, ka vēl plašāk pārstāv cittautu auto­rus — gan angļus un amerikāņus, gan poļus un itāļus. Galvenā atšķirība — stāstu autori ir zinātnieki, kuriem literatūra nav pamatnodarbošanās. Taču, kā liecina šajos darbos atrodamā tēmu daudzveidība un vērā ņemamā risi­nājuma meistarība, šie «neprofesionāļi» neatpaliek no atzī­tiem rakstītā vārda meistariem.

Protams, detaļu analizē domas var dalīties, bet ļoti gri­bas cerēt (un mums šķiet, ka ir pamats cerēt), ka vispā­rējā vērtējumā arī lasītāji piekritīs mūsu viedoklim.

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Das Herz der Schlange

Die acht Mitglieder der Mannschaft des Raumschiffes Tellur sind auf dem Weg zu einem 300 Lichtjahre von der Erde entfernten Kohlenstoffstern, um dort die Entstehung einer Sonne zu studieren. 300 Lichtjahre, dies ist nicht nur ein weiter Weg, sondern bedeutet auch, dass die Kosmonauten erst nach 700 Jahren auf die Erde zurückkehren werden, 700 Jahre, die sie nur wenige Jahre haben altern lassen. Nicht einmal die Urenkel ihrer Freunde und Verwandten werden dann noch am Leben sein. Wie wird sie die zukünftige Erde empfangen? Trotz dieser Überlegungen haben die Kosmonauten keinen Zweifel am Sinn ihres Unternehmens.

Ihr Raumschiff, kleiner als frühere Langstreckenraumschiffe, bietet ausreichend Platz für Sport und Kunst. Hochentwickelte Technik sichert die medizinische Versorgung.

Als die Expedition zur Erde zurückkehren will, empfängt sie den Suchstrahl eines fremden Raumschiffes. In der Zeit zwischen dem ersten Funkkontakt und dem Treffen diskutiert die Mannschaft die alte amerikanische Science-Fiction-Ezählung First Contact von Murray Leinster. In ihr wird eine ähnliche Situation geschildert, doch wie anders ist der Verlauf. In der Erzählung bestimmen Misstrauen und Angst die Begegnung — die Menschen des Großen Rings dagegen träumen schon seit Generationen von den Brüdern im All. Sie haben die feste Überzeugung, dass Zivilisationen, die weit in den Kosmos fliegen, so hoch entwickelt sein müssen, dass sie keine Aggressionen kennen.

Die Raumschiffe begegnen sich und recht schnell kommt es zur Verständigung. Äußerlich gleichen die Außerirdischen Menschen. Doch ihr Organismus basiert auf Fluor, statt auf Sauerstoff. Ein direkter Kontakt ist nicht möglich, die Fremden, die schon seit langem nach gleichartigen Zivilisationen im All suchen, bleiben auch weiterhin allein. Da empfangen sie den Hilferuf eines anderen Raumschiffes. Schon scheint alles zur Abreise bereit, da hat die Biologin eine Vision. Mit wenigen Skizzen dokumentiert sie einen grandiosen Plan — die Umwandlung des Fluor-Stoffwechsels in einen Stoffwechsel auf Sauerstoffgrundlage. Ein Plan, der in tausenden Jahren die Fluormenschen in die Gemeinschaft der galaktischen Völker führen könnte.

Die Raumschiffe trennen sich, das fremde Schiff eilt dem havarierten Raumschiff zu Hilfe, während die Tellur ihren Weg zur Erde fortsetzt…

Автор: Jefremow Iwan
 
Автор: Orvels žordžs
Серия:
 
Diplomatic Immunity

He said he wasn't immortal—but nothing could kill him. Still, if the Earth was to live as a free world, he had to die.

Автор: Sheckley Robert
Серия: The People Trap
 
Автор: Waggoner Tim
Серия: Nekropolis
 
Dead Iron

Welcome to a new America that is built on blood, sweat, and gears...

 In steam age America, men, monsters, machines, and magic battle for the same scrap of earth and sky. In this chaos, bounty hunter Cedar Hunt rides, cursed by lycanthropy and carrying the guilt of his brother's death. Then he's offered hope that his brother may yet survive. All he has to do is find the Holder: a powerful device created by mad devisers—and now in the hands of an ancient Strange who was banished to walk this Earth.

 In a land shaped by magic, steam, and iron, where the only things a man can count on are his guns, gears, and grit, Cedar will have to depend on all three if he's going to save his brother and reclaim his soul once and for all...

Автор: Monk Devon
Серия: Age of Steam
 
Dead Iron

Welcome to a new America that is built on blood, sweat, and gears...

 In steam age America, men, monsters, machines, and magic battle for the same scrap of earth and sky. In this chaos, bounty hunter Cedar Hunt rides, cursed by lycanthropy and carrying the guilt of his brother's death. Then he's offered hope that his brother may yet survive. All he has to do is find the Holder: a powerful device created by mad devisers—and now in the hands of an ancient Strange who was banished to walk this Earth.

 In a land shaped by magic, steam, and iron, where the only things a man can count on are his guns, gears, and grit, Cedar will have to depend on all three if he's going to save his brother and reclaim his soul once and for all...

Автор: Monk Devon
Серия: Age of Steam
 
Die Geißel des Himmels

Die Geißel des Himmels ist ein wunderbar ironischer Abgesang auf die Psychoanalyse, ein Manifest für die Macht der Phantasie, die ebenso grenzenlos wie unbeherrschbar ist, und nicht zuletzt ein modernes Gleichnis über das unausweichliche Scheitern von Weltverbesserern aller Art, auch wenn ihre Absichten und Motive durchaus edel sein mögen.

Es ist ein geringfügiges Vergehen, weswegen George Orr sich einer Therapie unterziehen muß: Medikamentenmißbrauch. Der Patient tut alles, um seine Träume zu unterdrücken, worauf sein behandelnder Arzt, der Psychiater Dr. Haber, eine gewöhnliche psychische Störung diagnostiziert. Doch George Orrs Träume sind keine gewöhnlichen Träume, denn sie können die Realität verändern. Von dem (freilich nicht ganz uneigennützigen) Wunsch beseelt, eine bessere Welt zu erschaffen, zwingt Dr. Haber seinen anbefohlenen Schützling, eine Reihe künstlich induzierter Träume zu erleben, bis von der Welt, wie wir sie kennen, keine Spur mehr übrig ist.


Der Roman wurde mit dem Locus Award als bester Roman des Jahres 1971 ausgezeichnet.

Автор: Le Guin Ursula K
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Dragon's Oath

The first in an enthralling new mini-series of novellas from the #1 bestselling authors of the House of Night, Dragon's Oath tells the story behind the House of Night's formidable fencing instructor — the love that will transform him, and the promise that will haunt him

In early 19th century England, long before he's a professor at the Tulsa House of Night, Bryan Lankford is a troublesome yet talented human teen who thinks he can get away with anything. until his father, a wealthy nobleman, has finally had enough, and banishes him to America. When Bryan is Marked on the docks and given the choice between the London House of Night and the dragon-prowed ship to America, he chooses the Dragon — and a brand new fate.

Becoming a Fledgling may be exciting, but it opens a door to a dangerous world.... In 1830's St. Louis, the Gateway to the West, Dragon Lankford becomes a Sword Master, and soon realizes there are both frightening challenges and beautiful perks. Like Anastasia, the captivating young Professor of Spells and Rituals at the Tower Grove House of Night, who really should have nothing to do with a fledgling.

But when a dark power threatens, Dragon is caught in its focus. Though his uncanny fighting skills make him a powerful fledgling, is he strong enough to ward off evil, while protecting Anastasia as well? Will his choices save her — or destroy them all?

Автор: Cast Kristin, Cast P C
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Éden

A számításokba hiba csúszott. Nem repültek át a légkör fölött, hanem beleütköztek. A hajó akkora robajjal vágódott a levegőbe, hogy csaknem megrepedt a dobhártyájuk. Fekvőhelyükön elterülve érezték, hogy a lökéscsillapítók ütközésig csapódnak, az elülső képernyők lángba borultak és kialudtak, mert a hajó orrának feszül izzó gázpárna megolvasztotta a külső kamerákat, a fékezés későn kapcsolódott be, és elégtelen volt…

Автор: Lem Stanislaw
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Автор: Palmer Philip
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Diabelska Maskarada

Tarcza kontynentu falowała jakby stanowiła ją nie skalista równina, lecz powierzchnia wzburzonego oceanu. Jakaś potworna siła napierała od wewnątrz, rozdymając zastygłe od wieków formy geologiczne. Ruchy te miały swoje centrum, w którym upiorny taniec osiągał maksymalne natężenie. Wreszcie kamienna skorupa nie wytrzymała zmiennych naprężeń i poddała się uwalniając gigantyczny gejzer rozgrzanych do czerwoności głazów. Różnica temperatur powodowała, że w zetknięciu z lodowatą atmosferą Gelwony pękały niczym świąteczne fajerwerki.

(fragment książki)

Автор: Hemerling Marek
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Dark Integers

Our new story from Greg Egan is a stand-alone tale that follows on the events of “Luminous” (September 1995). It’s also the first story we’ve seen from Greg since “Oracle” appeared in our July 2000 issue. The author tells us, though, that “after spending a few years away from writing, trying to assist some of the asylum seekers that Australia imprisons in remote detention centers, I recently completed my seventh SF novel, Incandescence, which is due to be published by Gollancz in the UK in May 2008.” We hope that this return to writing means we’ll soon be seeing more of his brilliant fiction.

Автор: Иган Грег
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Автор: Иган Грег
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Автор: Иган Грег
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Автор: Иган Грег
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Different Kinds of Darkness

Hugo Award Winner

HOMer Award Nominee


The field of advanced mathematic imaging has taken a lethal turn in the form of the BLIT. Named after the now-deceased mathematician Vernon Berryman, the Berryman Logical Imaging Technique can create images that crash the human brain in the same way a computer crashes from a sufficiently complex query. Terrorists have killed millions using posters, graffiti—and television. Many parents have had secret biochips implanted in the optic nerves of their children to darken the world outside of their schools and homes. Now, with a mild-dose BLIT found in a copy machine, the secret student group known as the Shudder Club holds contests to see who can stare at it the longest and prove worthy of their tenet: That which does not kill us, makes us stronger.

Автор: Langford David
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Автор: McCaffrey Anne
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Автор: McCaffrey Anne
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Dragondrums

Once again Pern was in danger. The air trembled with Threadfall, and the holds seethed with rebellion. The Wily young Piemur, his singing ended by a change of voice, was given a new assignment by the Master Harper. On a bold mission to the Southern Hold, he would learn the Oldtimers’ secret and help Pern rediscover it’s lost heritage.

Автор: McCaffrey Anne
Серия: Harper Hall Trilogy
 
Dragonsinger

Menolly arrived in triumph at the Harper Hall, aboard a bronze dragon. She had run away from home and lived in a cave, outrun the dread Threadfall, impressed nine fire lizards and written songs that pleased the Masterharper of Pern. But what was her future at the hall to be? It seemed she was always late or her fire lizards under foot, and why didn’t any of the other girls like her? Now that there was nothing to keep her from her beloved music and fire lizards, could Menolly learn to live among others, realize her talent and find her rightful place in the future of Pern?

Автор: McCaffrey Anne
Серия: Harper Hall Trilogy
 
Dragonsong

Menolly, a young fisher’s daughter, had dreamed all her life of learning the Harper’s craft. When her stern father denied Menolly’s destiny, she fled Half Circle Hold just as Pern was struck again by the deadly danger of Threadfall, the killing ropes of death that fell from a nearby star. Taking shelter in a cave by the sea, Menolly made a miraculous discovery that insured her a new home among the master musicians of Pern’s Harper Hall.

Автор: McCaffrey Anne
Серия: Harper Hall Trilogy
 
Dragonquest

<p>Volume 2 of the Dragonriders of Pern, 1971</p>

Автор: McCaffrey Anne
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Dinner At Deviant's Palace

First published in 1985, this legendary and still distinctive novel may attract new fans, although the postnuclear-war theme has become somewhat dated. Technology has vanished in a barbaric, 22nd-century California run by a Sidney Greenstreet lookalike messiah, Norton Jaybush, who boasts a fancifully colossal "night club of the damned" in Venice and his own Holy City in Irvine. His young hippie followers, aka "Jaybirds," drift in a hallucinatory Philip K. Dick-style dream, while "redeemers" strive to rescue them. The serviceable plot focuses largely on the efforts of the hero, Gregorio Rivas, a musician and former redeemer who lives in "Ellay," to bring back a runaway. The film Mad Max (1980) seems to have inspired many of the images in this rundown world, such as "an old but painstakingly polished Chevrolet body mounted on a flat wooden wagon drawn by two horses." Powers has a nice knack for puns, e.g., a "hemogoblin," a balloonlike monster who sucks blood from its victims, and "fifths," paper money issued by a "Distiller of the Treasury." The antireligious tone of the book, not uncommon in science fiction of the era, is a refreshing change from much of today's blatantly proselytizing SF (see feature, "Other Worlds, Suffused with Religion," Apr. 16). At times Powers's heavy prose style can be trying, but his engaging conceptions will keep most readers turning the pages.

Автор: Powers Tim
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Dooms Day Book

Nebula Best Novel winner (1993)

Hugo Best Novel winner (1993)

For Kivrin, preparing an on-site study of one of the deadliest eras in humanity’s history was as simple as receiving inoculations against the diseases of the fourteenth century and inventing an alibi for a woman traveling alone. For her instructors in the twenty-first century, it meant painstaking calculations and careful monitoring of the rendezvous location where Kivrin would be received.

But a crisis strangely linking past and future strands Kivrin in a bygone age as her fellows try desperately to rescue her. In a time of superstition and fear, Kivrin—barely of age herself—finds she has become an unlikely angel of hope during one of history’s darkest hours.

Five years in the writing by one of science fiction’s most honored authors, “Doomsday Book” is a storytelling triumph. Connie Willis draws upon her understanding of the universalities of human nature to explore the ageless issues of evil, suffering and the indomitable will of the human spirit.

Автор: Willis Connie
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Die Quaddies von Cay Habitat

Leo Graf war genau das, was man von einem braven Ingenieur erwartet: einen Job so gut wie möglich erledigen, sonst sich um nichts kümmern, vor allem wenn’s Politik geht, gar um Firmenpolitik, strikt Klappe halten, wegsehen. Aber dann kommt er nach Cay Habitat, und was er dort sieht, bringt selbst ihn in Rage: Hunderte von hilflosen, rechtlosen Kindern, die bis zum Umfallen zum Nutzen einer raffgierigen Corporation schuften müssen. Und er entschließt sich, tausend von diesen armen Quaddies zu adoptieren. Doch damit hat er sich ein schier unlösbares Problem an den Hals gehängt: er muß diesen Kindern erst einmal beibringen, was es heißt, frei zu sein.

Автор: Bujold Lois McMaster
Серия: Barrayar (de)
 
Der Prinz und der Söldner

Miles Vorkosigan, Sohn des obersten militärischen Befehlshabers auf Barrayar, verkorkst sich seine Karriere beim Militär und muß für einige Zeit verschwinden. Er erhält den Geheimauftrag, die Hegen-Nabe, ein wichtiger Wurmloch-Kreuzpunkt zwischen vier Welten, auszukundschaften und die Dendarii-Söldner, die er einst als Admiral befehligte, aus dem Raumsektor verschwinden zu lassen. Doch alles ist weit komplizierter, als es sich Miles und auch die Leser träumen lassen. Verzwickte Politik vermischt mit beinahe einer Überdosis an Action geben dem Roman eine so atemberaubende Geschwindigkeit, daß man die längst verlorengeglaubte Begeisterung für Space Operas wiederfindet. Und als er schließlich den verschollen geglaubten jungen Kaiser von Barrayar rettet, ist er der Held der Stunde …

Автор: Bujold Lois McMaster
Серия: Barrayar (de)
 
Das Floss

Stellen Sie sich ein Universum vor, in dem die Schwerkraft eine Milliarde Mal stärker ist als in unserem. In dem schon der menschliche Körper eine meßbare Gravitation hat. In dem Sonnen nur ein paar Kilometer durchmessen und bereits ein Jahr nach ihrer Entstehung ausgebrannt sind. Fünfhundert Jahre nach der Havarie des Raumschiffs in diesem Universum kämpfen die Nachfahren der Besatzung ums Überleben. Sie sind in zwei Gruppen zerfallen: den Mineurs, die das eiserne Herz einer erkalteten Sonne ausschlachten, und den Wissenschaftlern, die auf dem „Floß“ leben, das sie aus den Resten des ehemaligen Raumschiffs gebaut haben. Dies ist die Geschichte des jungen Mineurs Rees, der erstaunlich begabt ist und deshalb eine Stelle als Wissenschaftsgehilfe bekommt. Er wird inne, daß ihre kleine Gesellschaft dem Untergang geweiht ist — und niemand eine Idee zu haben scheint, wie man ihn aufhalten könnte.

Автор: Baxter Stephen
Серия: Xeelee (de)
 
Автор: Le Guin Ursula K
Серия: Erdsee
 
Das Ferne Ufer

Eine große Gefahr bedroht das Leben in Erdsee: Zauber zeigen keine Wirkung mehr, die natürliche Balance zwischen Licht und Dunkelheit, Leben und Tod scheint gestört. Besorgt begibt sich Ged, mittlerweile Erzmagier von Rok, mit dem Prinzensohn Arren auf die Reise, um das dunkle Geheimnis zu lüften, das über Erdsee schwebt. Doch im Reich des Todes lauern viele Gefahren, und bald kämpfen sie ums Überleben. Gelingt es den beiden, die bevorstehende Vernichtung zu verhindern? Ursula K. Le Guins Welterfolg — als großartiges Animationsabenteuer verfilmt.

Автор: Le Guin Ursula K
Серия: Erdsee
 
Duckling Ugly

Cara is so ugly that mirrors would rather break than show her reflection. not even her own parents can deny her ugliness, and nothing can make up for the cruelty of her schoolmates. Tormented and tortured by the shallow people of Flock's Rest, Cara has a miserable life. Then she receives a shimmering note from some exotic place suggesting that there's more to her than meets the eye. Cara wonders if her destiny has something to do with her recurring dreams of beautiful green valley where the people are so accepting that her ugliness doesn't matter. Soon, Cara discovers that her valley of dreams is real. It's a place where the ugliest of ducklings can become swans. A swan, however, can have a serious taste for revenge...deadly revenge.

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Destroyermen

The dawn of the Destroyermen - an imaginative alternate history saga.

Pressed into service when World War II breaks out in the Pacific, the USS Walker - a Great-War vintage 'four-stacker' destroyer - finds itself in full retreat from pursuit by Japanese battleships. Its captain, Lieutenant Commander Matthew Patrick Reddy, knows that he and his crew are in dire straits. In desperation, he heads Walker into a squall, hoping it will give them cover - and emerges somewhere else.

Familiar landmarks appear, but the water teems with monstrous, vicious fish. And there appear to be dinosaurs grazing on the plains of Bali. Gradually Matt and his crew must accept the fact that they are in an alternate world - and they are not alone. Humans have not evolved, but two other species have. And they are at war.

With its steam power and weaponry, the Walker's very existence could alter the balance of power. And for Matt and his crew, who have the means to turn a primitive war into a genocidal Armageddon, one thing becomes clear. They must decide whose side they're on. Because whoever they choose to side with is the winner.

Автор: Anderson Taylor
Серия: Into the Storm
 
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Dead Girl Dancing

Teenager Amber Borden, who has the ability to step into someone else's body-and life-returns in this second Dead Girl novel. This time, she steps into the body of her boyfriend's college-age sister, who has an obvious drinking problem and a psycho stalker.

Автор: Singleton Linda Joy
Серия: Dead Girl
 
Dead Girl in Love

In this third book in the engaging Dead Girl series, Singleton continues to blend young adult fiction with the paranormal for an out-of-this-world story.

Автор: Singleton Linda Joy
Серия: Dead Girl
 
Автор: Shaw Bob
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Duell in der Tiefe

Aus der Reihe »Utopia-Classics«

Band 4

Frederik Pohl und Jack Williamson

Duell in der Tiefe

Abenteuer in Thetis, der Tiefsee-Metropole.


Marinia, das unter großen Opfern geschaffene Reich im Pazifik, mit seinen subozeanischen Kuppelstädten, seinen Tang-und Fischfarmen und Erzabbauanlagen, ist lebenswichtig für den Erhalt der technischen Zivilisation der Menschheit geworden. Kein Wunder daher, daß skrupellose Elemente versuchen, die Schätze der Tiefe zur Förderung ihrer machtpolitischen Ziele einzusetzen. Kadett Jim Eden - er absolviert gerade seine Ausbildung in der US-Tiefsee-Akademie - wird unversehens zum Spielball im Machtkampf von Marinia, als er daß Erbe seines Onkels antreten will. Jim gerät in einen Strudel tödlicher Ereignisse, die nur mit großer Tatkraft und einer noch größeren Portion Glück zu meistern sind.


Amerikanischer Originaltitel: UNDERSEA QUEST

Aus dem Amerikanischen übertragen von Leni Sobez

Серия: Utopia-Classics
 
Dying Inside

The novel’s main character, David Selig, is an undistinguished man living in New York City. David was born with a telepathic gift allowing him to read minds. Rather than use his ability for any greater good, however, Selig squanders his power, using it only for his own convenience. At the beginning of the novel, David earns a living by reading the minds of college students so that he can better plagiarize reports and essays on their behalf.

As the novel progresses, Selig’s power grows more and more weak, working sporadically and sometimes not at all, and Selig struggles to maintain his grip on reality as he begins to lose an ability on which he has long since grown dependent.


Nominated for Nebula Award for Best Novel in 1972.

Nominated for Hugo Award for Best Novel in 1973.

Nominated for Locus Award in 1973.

Автор: Silverberg Robert
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DOOM: Ад на Земле

Они были созданиями, подобными фантастическим порождениям бездны ада, — демоны, зомби, огнедышащие чудовища, слишком похожие на кошмарный бред, чтобы существовать в реальности. И тем не менее они были реальностью. Капрал Флинн Таггарт, столкнувшийся с неисчислимыми полчищами пришельцев. Как оказалось, это было только началом. Пока Таггарт противостоял нашествию вдали от родной планеты, пришельцы обосновались на самой Земле, которой теперь предстоит превратиться в поле боя. Враги должны быть уничтожены, и сделать это может только «Флай Тагг» и горстка его соратников. Однако…

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Death's Mistress

Dorina Basarab is a dhampir—half-human, half-vampire. Subject to uncontrollable rages, most dhampirs live very short, very violent lives. So far, Dory has managed to maintain her sanity by unleashing her anger on those demons and vampires who deserve killing.

Back home in Brooklyn after the demise of her insane uncle Dracula, Dory’s hoping her life is about to calm down. But then she gets some visitors. A friend wants Dory’s help in finding a magical Fey relic, and the gorgeous vampire, Louis-Cesare, is desperate to find his former mistress Christine.

Dory and Louis-Cesare quickly discover that the same master vampire Christine is bound to is also rumored to be in possession of the relic. But when the master vampire turns up dead, they realize that there’s more at stake than a missing mistress. Someone is killing vampire Senate members, and if Dory and Louis-Cesare can’t stop the murderer, they may be next…

Автор: Chance Karen
 
Автор: Varley John
Серия: , Gea, Gaea
 
Автор: Varley John
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Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?

“The most consistently brilliant science fiction writer in the world.”

John Brunner

The Inspiration for Bladerunner…

‘Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?’ was published in 1968. Grim and foreboding, even today it is a masterpiece ahead of its time.

By 2021, the World War had killed millions, driving entire species into extinction and sending mankind off-planet. Those who remained coveted any living creature, and for people who couldn’t afford one, companies built incredibly realistic simulacrae: horses, birds, cats, sheep…

They even built humans.

Emigrees to Mars received androids so sophisticated it was impossible to tell them from true men or women. Fearful of the havoc these artificial humans could wreak, the government banned them from Earth. But when androids didn’t want to be identified, they just blended in.

Rick Deckard was an officially sanctioned bounty hunter whose job was to find rogue androids, and to retire them. But cornered, androids tended to fight back, with deadly results.

“[Dick] sees all the sparkling and terrifying possibilities… that other authors shy away from.”

Paul Williams, “Rolling Stone”
Автор: Dick Philip Kindred
Серия: Bladerunner
 
Deus Irae

In the years following World War III, a new and powerful faith has arisen from a scorched and poisoned Earth, a faith that embraces the architect of world wide devastation. The Servants of Wrath have deified Carlton Lufteufel and re-christened him the Deus Irae. In the small community of Charlottesville, Utah, Tibor McMasters, born without arms or legs, has, through an array of prostheses, established a far-reaching reputation as an inspired painter. When the new church commissions a grand mural depicting the Deus Irae, it falls upon Tibor to make a treacherous journey to find the man, to find the god, and capture his terrible visage for posterity.

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Dr. Bloodmoney, or How We Got Along after the Bomb

“Dr. Bloodmoney” is a post-nuclear-holocaust masterpiece filled with a host of Dick’s most memorable characters: Hoppy Harrington, a deformed mutant with telekinetic powers; Walt Dangerfield, a selfless disc jockey stranded in a satellite circling the globe; Dr. Bluthgeld, the megalomaniac physicist largely responsible for the decimated state of the world; and Stuart McConchie and Bonnie Keller, two unremarkable people bent the survival of goodness in a world devastated by evil. Epic and alluring, this brilliant novel is a mesmerizing depiction of Dick’s undying hope in humanity.

Автор: Dick Philip Kindred
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Автор: Scarrow Alex
Серия: Time Riders
 
Darwinia

En el año 1912, por un motivo desconocido, Europa es reemplazada por un nuevo continente poblado por una flora y fauna completamente diferentes a las conocidas en el planeta (en una sola palabra, bizarras). Dicho suceso se le conoce desde entonces como El Milagro y el continente recibe el sugestivo nombre de Darwinia. Obviamente los hechos históricos que todos conocemos cambian y empiezan a desarrollarse de otra forma. Así, a nadie le extrañará que aparezca un inminente conflicto entre los emergentes EE.UU. y las colonias europeas de ultramar por la propiedad de las nuevas tierras vírgenes. En este contexto se desarrolla una expedición americana al nuevo mundo y en ella participa Guilford Law, un joven fotógrafo a través del cual se nos presenta Darwinia en toda su brillante extrañeza.

Robert Charles Wilson, ganador del Premio Philip K. Dick y nominado al Premio Hugo por Darwinia, es uno de los autores más prometedores, y de los que más se espera, de la nueva, de la nueva generación de escritores norteamericanos.

Автор: Wilson Robert Charles
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Doomsday Book

This new book by Hugo- and Nebula-award-winning author Connie Willis (Lincoln's Dreams) is an intelligent and satisfying blend of classic science fiction and historical reconstruction. Kivrin, a history student at Oxford in 2048, travels back in time to a 14th-century English village, despite a host of misgivings on the part of her unofficial tutor. When the technician responsible for the procedure falls prey to a 21st-century epidemic, he accidentally sends Kivrin back not to 1320 but to 1348 — right into the path of the Black Death. Unaware at first of the error, Kivrin becomes deeply involved in the life of the family that takes her in. But before long she learns the truth and comes face to face with the horrible, unending suffering of the plague that would wipe out half the population of Europe. Meanwhile, back in the future, modern science shows itself infinitely superior in its response to epidemics, but human nature evidences no similar evolution, and scapegoating is still alive and well in a campaign against "infected foreigners." This book finds villains and heroes in all ages, and love, too, which Kivrin hears in the revealing and quietly touching deathbed confession of a village priest. (Publishers Weekly)


Won Nebula Award for Best Novel in 1992

Won Hugo Award for Best Novel in 1993

Автор: Willis Connie
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Doomsday Book

This new book by Hugo- and Nebula-award-winning author Connie Willis (Lincoln's Dreams) is an intelligent and satisfying blend of classic science fiction and historical reconstruction. Kivrin, a history student at Oxford in 2048, travels back in time to a 14th-century English village, despite a host of misgivings on the part of her unofficial tutor. When the technician responsible for the procedure falls prey to a 21st-century epidemic, he accidentally sends Kivrin back not to 1320 but to 1348 — right into the path of the Black Death. Unaware at first of the error, Kivrin becomes deeply involved in the life of the family that takes her in. But before long she learns the truth and comes face to face with the horrible, unending suffering of the plague that would wipe out half the population of Europe. Meanwhile, back in the future, modern science shows itself infinitely superior in its response to epidemics, but human nature evidences no similar evolution, and scapegoating is still alive and well in a campaign against "infected foreigners." This book finds villains and heroes in all ages, and love, too, which Kivrin hears in the revealing and quietly touching deathbed confession of a village priest. (Publishers Weekly)


Won Nebula Award for Best Novel in 1992

Won Hugo Award for Best Novel in 1993

Автор: Willis Connie
Серия:
 
Darktime

Истории Петра Семилетова – истории с привычными чудесами и с чудесами из ряда вон, истории страшные и мрачные, светлые и покойные. Иногда это мистические рассказы, что поймет каждый, кто дочитает их до конца. Не только вы читаете рассказы, но и они тоже читают вас.

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Автор: Rosenfelt David
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Divided by Infinity

First published in 1998 in Starlight 2 (an anthology edited by Patrick Nielsen Hayden, Tor Books, ISBN 0-312-86184-2).

Included in Robert Charles Wilson's collection The Perseids and Other Stories published in 2000 (Tor Books, ISBN 0-312-87374-3).


Nominated for Hugo Award for Best Novelette in 1999.

Автор: Wilson Robert Charles
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Автор: Hesse Hermann
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Автор: Heinlein Robert Anson
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Downtiming the Night Side

NSA agent Ron Moosic is assigned to a nuclear power plant - a cover for a secret project sending observers back in time. When terrorists take it over and send two of their own back to change the past, Moosic is sent in pursuit. But they are all pawns in a time game to conquer the Earth.

Автор: Chalker Jack L
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Digital Plague

Avery Cates is a very rich man. He's probably the richest criminal in New York City. But right now, Avery Cates is pissed. Because everyone around him has just started to die - in a particularly gruesome way. With every moment bringing the human race closer to extinction, Cates finds himself in the role of both executioner and savior of the entire world.


PRAISE FOR THE ELECTRIC CHURC

“Bullets and black comedy.”

– SFSite.com

“Exhilarating.”

– The Guardian(UK)

“A dark future of high tech and low dreams.”

– Library Journal Review

“First-rate piece of science fiction entertainment.”

– SFSignal.com

“A gritty cyberpunk masterpiece.”

– Blogcritics.com

“Dark and evocative.”

– SFFWorld.com

“A rollicking sci-fi adventure.”

– CHUD.com

“One of the genre’s most promising newcomers.”

– Booklist

Автор: Somers Jeff
Серия: Avery Cates
 
Deathless

Koschei the Deathless is to Russian folklore what devils or wicked witches are to European culture: a menacing, evil figure; the villain of countless stories which have been passed on through story and text for generations. But Koschei has never before been seen through the eyes of Catherynne Valente, whose modernized and transformed take on the legend brings the action to modern times, spanning many of the great developments of Russian history in the twentieth century.Deathless, however, is no dry, historical tome: it lights up like fire as the young Marya Morevna transforms from a clever child of the revolution, to Koschei’s beautiful bride, to his eventual undoing. Along the way there are Stalinist house elves, magical quests, secrecy and bureaucracy, and games of lust and power. All told, Deathless is a collision of magical history and actual history, of revolution and mythology, of love and death, which will bring Russian myth back to life in a stunning new incarnation.

Автор: Valente Catherynne
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Draco Dormiens

 Трилогия (Draco Dormiens, Draco Sinister, Draco Veritas) о Драко Малфое - культовое произведение, написанное по мотивам книг Дж. К. Роулинг о мальчике-волшебнике по имени Гарри Поттер. Автор трилогии - знаменитая в фэндоме Гарри Поттера писательница - Кассандра Клэр (ее другие популярные произведения: трилогия "Смертельные орудия" и The Very Secret Diaries). Сюжет разворачивается вокруг отпрыска древнего колдовского рода Малфоев, главного противника Гарри Поттера в школе - Драко Малфоя.

Переводчик: Ольга [email protected] Редакторы: Полина [email protected], Анастасия [email protected], Елена [email protected], А.С.Соловьева Оформление. Народный перевод Гарри Поттера, 2004. Вёрстка: Ombro Народный перевод Гарри Поттера www.honeyduke.com или www.yarik.com (официальное зеркало) Электронная почта: [email protected]



 
Draco Sinister

Трилогия (Draco Dormiens, Draco Sinister, Draco Veritas) о Драко Малфое - культовое произведение, написанное по мотивам книг Дж. К. Роулинг о мальчике-волшебнике по имени Гарри Поттер.Автор трилогии - знаменитая в фэндоме Гарри Поттера писательница - Кассандра Клэр (ее другие популярные произведения: трилогия "Смертельные орудия" и The Very Secret Diaries). Сюжет разворачивается вокруг отпрыска древнего колдовского рода Малфоев, главного противника Гарри Поттера в школе - Драко Малфоя.

Оригинал: http://www.schnoogle.com/authorLinks/Cassandra_Claire/Draco_Sinister/ Переводчики: Анастасия [email protected], Фиона, Ircovа, Чу Ченг, Евгений М., Ева, Равена, Frodo Bаgins, Stasi, Dt, Ория Редакторы: Ория, Неподарок, Кай, Критик, Fire Elemental Оформление. Народный перевод Гарри Поттера, 2004. Вёрстка: Ombro www.honeyduke.com или www.yarik.com (официальное зеркало) Электронная почта: [email protected]



 
Draco Veritas

Трилогия (Draco Dormiens, Draco Sinister, Draco Veritas) о Драко Малфое - культовое произведение, написанное по мотивам книг Дж. К. Роулинг о мальчике-волшебнике по имени Гарри Поттер. Автор трилогии - знаменитая в фэндоме Гарри Поттера писательница - Кассандра Клэр (ее другие популярные произведения: трилогия "Смертельные орудия" и The Very Secret Diaries). Сюжет разворачивается вокруг отпрыска древнего колдовского рода Малфоев, главного противника Гарри Поттера в школе - Драко Малфоя


 
Dead Girls' Dance

Claire has her share of challenges. Like being a genius in a school that favors beauty over brains; homicidal girls in her dorm, and finding out that her college town is overrun with the living dead. On the up side, she has a new boyfriend with a vampire-hunting dad. But when a local fraternity throws the Dead Girls' Dance, hell is really going to break loose.

Автор: Caine Rachel
 
Divergent

In Beatrice Prior's dystopian Chicago, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue — Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent). On an appointed day of every year, all sixteen-year-olds must select the faction to which they will devote the rest of their lives. For Beatrice, the decision is between staying with her family and being who she really is — she can't have both. So she makes a choice that surprises everyone, including herself. During the highly competitive initiation that follows, Beatrice renames herself Tris and struggles to determine who her friends really are — and where, exactly, a romance with a sometimes fascinating, sometimes infuriating boy fits into the life she's chosen. But Tris also has a secret, one she's kept hidden from everyone because she's been warned it can mean death. And as she discovers a growing conflict that threatens to unravel her seemingly perfect society, she also learns that her secret might help her save those she loves. . or it might destroy her.


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Don't Tell

In Don't Tell, Lauren knows that by returning to the town where her mother drowned seven years ago, she'll be reliving one of her most haunting memories. When she arrives, she is propelled into a series of mysterious events that mimic the days leading up to her mother's death. Maybe her mother's drowning wasn't an accident after all…and maybe Lauren is next.


Серия: Dark Secrets
 
DOOM: Небо в огне

Гавайи — последний форпост цивилизации на Земле захвачен бесами, предателями, и кошмарными созданиями прямо из ада. Человечество кажется, обречено на кровавый финал. Затем Гавайи получают сообщение от союзников утверждающие, что они на нашей стороне. Наш последний шанс: установить контакт.

Единственный человек, для данной работы — капрал Флинн Таггарт, Корпус морской пехоты США — «Флай» для своих. Он вел борьбу против демонов, когда они проникли через врата на базе Фобоса. Теперь Флаю придется выполнить более сложное задание: вернуться на Фобос — и проложить себе путь через демонов, чтобы связаться с человечеством ради спасения…

Серия: DOOM
 
Автор: Anderson Poul
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Dysfunkcja rzeczywistości: Początki

Zdumiewający wszechświat edenistów — poddanych genetycznej modyfikacji ludzi połączonych telepatyczną więzią ze swymi inteligentnymi statkami i żywymi światami; wzmocnionych nanotechnologicznie międzygwiezdnych pilotów i wojowników… oraz przerażających starożytnych obcych tajemnic, które wykraczają poza ludzkie pojmowanie. Na Joshuy Calvercie, właścicielu kosmolotu „Lady Macbeth” ciąży przekleństwo fartu; na Ione Saldana, lordzie ruin, ciąży przekleństwo jej królewskiego pochodzenia; na kolonistach uwięzionych w cuchnących dżunglach świata zwanego Lalonde ciąży przekleństwo ich wiary; na całych planetach po prostu ciąży przekleństwo… Płytka danych pochodząca od dawno wymarłego gatunku Laymilów jest jedynym kluczem do zagadki nie znanego nauce zjawiska, inwazji, o jakiej nie słyszała historia. Laymile zwali je „dysfunkcją rzeczywistości”. Ale równie dobrze mogli je nazwać piekłem.

Автор: Hamilton Peter F
Серия: Świt nocy
 
Daybreak—2250 A.D.

Two centuries after an atomic war on earth, a silver-haired mutant sets out on a dangerous search for a lost city of the ruined civilization.

Автор: Norton Andre
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Dead Island

Welcome to Banoi

A tropical island paradise where you can leave the world behind.

Welcome to the Royal Palms Resort

Offering its guests from around the world the ultimate in luxury and relaxation.

Welcome to the place where your dream holiday is about to become your worst nightmare…

Suddenly, and without warning, a terrifying plague breaks out on Banoi. Resort guests, hotel staff, islanders are infected overnight…and transformed into the ravening, flesh-craving living dead.

For those few who, for some reason, are immune to this apocalypse it becomes a race against time. To survive, to get off the island and warn the world before it’s too late. But first they must escape the clutches of the zombie hordes…

Welcome to Dead Island

A paradise to die for…

Автор: Morris Mark
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Deep dawn

Поклонники Сергея Лукьяненко!

Эта книга для Вас!

Вы хотите снова оказаться в мире “Лабиринта отражений” и “Фальшивых зеркал”? Тогда не пропустите сборник “Дип-склероз”!

Это — НЕ ПОДРАЖАНИЕ.

Это —НЕ ПАРОДИЯ.

Это — нечто, имеющее в сети Интернет название “фанфик”. Произведения, написанные ПО МОТИВАМ “Лабиринта отражений” и “Фальшивых зеркал”. Возможно ли улучшить или дополнить мир Диптауна? Или — просто весело посмеяться над его обитателями? Или — рассказать о нем свои собственные истории, снова прогуляться по его виртуальным улицам, поглядеть на происходящее в нем глазами ДРУГИХ персонажей? Судя по всему — ВОЗМОЖНО!

 
Deathwish

In a nightmarish New York City, life is there for the taking...

Half-human Cal Leandros and his brother Niko are hired by the vampire Seamus to find out who has been following him—until Seamus turns up dead (or un-undead). Worse still is the return of Cal's nightmarish family, the Auphe. The last time Cal and Niko faced them, they were almost wiped out. Now, the Auphe want revenge. But first, they'll destroy everything Cal holds dear...

Автор: Thurman Rob
Серия: Cal and Niko
 
Dates From Hell

She thought her date was out of this world.

Actually, he was not of this world . . .


We've all been on bad dates, nightmare dates, dreadful experiences that turned out to be uniquely memorable in the very worst way. But at least our partners for these detestable evenings were more or less . . . human!

Now Kim Harrison, Lynsay Sands, Kelley Armstrong, and Lori Handeland — four of the very best writers currently exploring the dangerous seduction of the supernatural — offer up dating disasters (and unexpected delights) of a completely different sort: dark, wicked, paranormally sensual assignations with werewolves, demon lovers, and the romantically challenged undead. Sexy, witty, chilling, and altogether remarkable, here is proof positive that some love matches are made someplace other than heaven.

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Dates From Hell

She thought her date was out of this world.

Actually, he was not of this world . . .


We've all been on bad dates, nightmare dates, dreadful experiences that turned out to be uniquely memorable in the very worst way. But at least our partners for these detestable evenings were more or less . . . human!

Now Kim Harrison, Lynsay Sands, Kelley Armstrong, and Lori Handeland — four of the very best writers currently exploring the dangerous seduction of the supernatural — offer up dating disasters (and unexpected delights) of a completely different sort: dark, wicked, paranormally sensual assignations with werewolves, demon lovers, and the romantically challenged undead. Sexy, witty, chilling, and altogether remarkable, here is proof positive that some love matches are made someplace other than heaven.

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Dalekie szlaki

Trafiamy oto na Ziemię dalekiej przyszłości. Nie wiemy dokładnie, który to rok, lecz „czytając między wierszami” przypuszczam, że akcja rozgrywa się w okolicach przełomu trzeciego i czwartego tysiąclecia. Ludzie osiągnęli technologiczne szczyty. Na Ziemi kontrolują pogodę, w kosmosie, dzięki silnikom wykorzystującym tzw. efekt Taniewa, poruszają się z prędkością wielokrotnie przewyższającą szybkość światła. Krótkodystansowa komunikacja odbywa się za pośrednictwem fal mózgowych, a na obiekty fizyczne wpływać można dzięki swobodnie generowanym polom siłowym. Uporano się ze wszystkimi wielkimi plagami ludzkości, takimi jak katastrofy naturalne, głód, choroby… I nie, nie ma żadnego „ale”. Homo sapiens osiągnął ostateczną formę dobrobytu oraz szczęścia na Ziemi i zajął się zaawansowaną eksploracją Wszechświata. Nawiązano kontakt z wieloma inteligentnymi rasami, ale żadna z nich nie dorównuje poziomem zaawansowania technicznego człowiekowi. Wygląda więc na to, że ludziom przypadła rola przodowników kosmosu. Do czasu… Na arenie międzygwiezdnych zdarzeń pojawiają się potężni i zagadkowi Galaktowie oraz złowrodzy Niszczyciele. Bohaterowie wyruszają na sztuczną planetę Orę, gdzie odbyć ma się wielka konferencja z udziałem wszystkich zjednoczonych pod przewodnictwem człowieka inteligentnych gatunków. Jej uczestnicy zadecydują, jakie kroki należy podjąć w związku z odkryciem nowych ras i na jakich zasadach spróbować nawiązać z nimi kontakt.

Автор: Sniegow Siergiej
 
Durys į vasarą

Amerikiečių rašytojo fantasto romanas apie inžinierių išradėją, kuris savo priešų užmigdomas šaltuoju miegu. Pabudęs po trisdešimties metų, jis randa būdą grįžti atgal, tačiau praeityje nepasilieka, nes ateitis visada gražesnė.

Автор: Heinlein Robert A
Серия: Zenitas
 
Djinn Rummy

In an aspirin bottle, nobody can hear you scream. Outside, however, things are somewhat different. And when Kayaguchiya Integrated Circuits III (Kiss, to his friends), a Force Twelve genie with an attitude, is released after fourteen years of living with two dozen white tablets, there’s bound to be trouble…

Автор: Holt Tom
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Автор: Crichton Michael
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Dracula

Tales of vampires have long haunted folklore and literature, but none has had the same impact as Bram Stoker's 'Dracula'. Since the book's publication in the late 19th century, the blood-sucking Count has been seized on as the ultimate vampire, encountered by children of all ages in innumerable books, films, and television shows.

Автор: Stoker Bram
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Dokonalá Prázdnota

Dokonalá prázdnota jsou recenze nenapsaných knih a předmluvy k nim.

Автор: Lem łav
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Daemon

Daemon is an ambitious novel, which sets out not only to entertain, which it surely does, but also to challenge the reader to consider social issues as broad as the implications of living in a technologically advanced world and whether democracy can survive in such a world.

The storyline portrays one possible world consequent to the development of the technological innovations that we currently live with and the reality that the author, Suarez, imagines will evolve, and it is chilling and tense (on www.thedaemon.com the reader can find evidence that the seemingly incredible advances Suarez proposes could in fact become real). Daemon is filled with multiple scenes involving power displays by the Daemon's allies resulting in complete loss of control by its enemies, violence with new and innovative weaponry, explosions, car crashes, blood, guts, and limbs-cut-off galore.

As far as computer complexity, Daemon will satisfy any computer geek's thirst. I was thankful for Pete Sebeck, the detective in the book whose average-person understanding of computers necessitates an occasional explanation about what is going on. I came away from the novel with a new understanding, respect, and fear of computer capability.

In the end, Suarez invites the reader to enter the "second age of reason," to think about where recent and imminent advances in computer technology are taking us and whether we want to go there. For me, it is this "thinking" aspect of the novel which makes it a particularly fun, satisfying, and significant read.

Автор: Suarez Daniel
Серия: Daemon
 
Darwin's Radio

Is evolution a gradual process, as Darwin believed, or can change occur suddenly, in an incredibly brief time span, as has been suggested by Stephen J. Gould and others? Greg Bear takes on one of the hottest topics in science today in this riveting, near-future thriller. Discredited anthropologist Mitch Rafelson has made an astonishing discovery in a recently uncovered ice cave in the Alps. At he mummified remains of a Neanderthal couple and their newborn, strangely abnormal child. Kaye Lang, a molecular biologist specializing in retroviruses, has unearthed chilling evidence that so-called junk DNA may have a previously unguessed-at purpose in the scheme of life. Christopher Dicken, a virus hunter at the National Center for Infectious Diseases in Atlanta, is hot in pursuit of a mysterious illness, dubbed Herod’s flu, which seems to strike only expectant mothers and their fetuses. Gradually, as the three scientists pool their results, it becomes clear that Homo sapiens is about to face its greatest crisis, a challenge that has slept within our genes since before the dawn of humankind. Bear is one of the modern masters of hard SF, and this story marks a return to the kind of cutting-edge speculation that made his Blood Music one of the genre’s all-time classics. Centered on well-developed, highly believable figures who are working scientists and full-fledged human beings, this fine novel is sure to please anyone who appreciates literate, state-of-the-art SF.


Won Nebula Award for Best Novel in 2000.

Nominated for Hugo, Locus and Campbell awards in 2000.

Автор: Bear Greg
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Demon Hunts

Seattle police detective Joanne Walker started the year mostly dead, and she's ending it trying not to be consumed by evil. Literally.

She's proven she can handle the gods and the walking dead. But a cannibalistic serial killer? That's more than even she bargained for. What's worse, the brutal demon can only be tracked one way. If Joanne is to stop its campaign of terror, she'll have to hunt it where it lives: the Lower World, a shamanistic plane of magic and spirits.

Trouble is, Joanne's skills are no match for the dangers she's about to face—and her on-the-job training could prove fatal to the people she's sworn to protect..

Автор: Murphy CE
Серия: The Walker Papers
 
Daemons Are Forever

The Drood family is all that stands between Humanity and all the forces of darkness. They were supposed to protect the world, but ended up ruling it. Eddie Drood discovered the lies at the heart of his family, and brought them down. For his sins, they put him in charge: to run the family, and to redeem it. Eddie feels the need to prove to the world that the Drood family is as strong as it ever was. So he decides to wipe out one of Humanity's greatest enemies, the soul eaters known as the Loathly Ones. But once started on this venture, he discovers that the Loathly Ones are just the forerunners of something far worse; the Many-Angled Ones, the Hungry Gods, descending from a higher dimension to consume every living thing in this world. Eddie Drood has got his work cut out for him . . .

Автор: Green Simon R
Серия: Secret histories
 
Dangerous Games

In Melbourne's urban underworld, there's a nightclub for every fantasy and desire. But for Riley Jenson, one such club has become an obsession. Riley, a rare hybrid of vampire and werewolf, hasn't come in pursuit of pleasure but of an unknown killer who's been using the steamy nightspot as his hunting grounds.

Leave it to Riley to find the only ticket into the heavily guarded club: Jin, a deliciously hot-bodied bartender who might just provide the key to unmasking a killer unlike any other in the Directorate's experience. Taunted by a former colleague turned rogue, distracted by an ex-lover's attentions, Riley follows Jin into a realm of pleasure she could never have imagined. And as danger and passion ignite, a shocking mystery begins to unravel—one where Riley herself becomes the ultimate object of desire...

Автор: Arthur Keri
Серия: Riley Jenson Guardian
 
Автор: Butcher Jim
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Die Nacht der lebenden Toten



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Die Nacht der lebenden Toten


Автор: Руссо Джон
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Автор: Herbert Frank
Серия: WorShip
 
Автор: Herbert Frank
Серия: WorShip
 
Dance With A Vampire

There's a new vampire in town. His name is Valentine Maxwell. Goth-girl Raven knows this latest intruder can only mean trouble—he's the younger sibling of two vampires she fought to drive out of Dullsville. But when her brother, Billy, befriends this dangerous tween night prowler, the stakes are suddenly higher. Though torn by the excitement of every teen girl's fantasy—attending the prom with her boyfriend—Raven must do everything she can to protect Billy. Valentine's appearance may pose even further threats. Could he somehow know Raven's innermost feelings about becoming immortal for her true love, Alexander?


Серия: Vampire Kisses
 
Divine Beginnings

Something isn't right at Guardian Castle, and Aine can't figure out what. As Healer, she's supposed to be making things better, but there's a darkness that can't be brightened. And then Aine finds an injured Fomorian-winged, dark, blood-thirsty and inherently evil. Or is he? Because there's something about Tegan that Aine can't resist…and once they've shared blood, Aine realizes that everything she's always believed is going to be cast aside…

Автор: Cast P C
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Автор: Watt-Evans Lawrence
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Danse Macabre

The fourteenth book in the New York Times bestselling Anita Blake, Vampire Hunter series: sharp, sassy, sexy and bloody good fun.

Серия: Anita Blake
 
Defiance

Now that sixteen-year-old Dru's worst fears have come true and Sergej has kidnapped her best friend Graves, she'll have to go on a suicidal rescue mission to bring him back in one piece.

That is, if she can put all of Christophe's training to good use, defeat her mother's traitor, Anna, once and for all, and manage to survive another day...

Автор: St Crow Lili
Серия: Strange Angels
 
Автор: Komuda Jacek
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Автор: Anderson Taylor
Серия: Destroyermen
 
DELFĪNU SALA

DELFĪNU SALA

A.Klarks

IZDEVNIECĪBA «ZINĀTNE»

RĪGA 1969

Arturs Klarks ir slavens gan ar sa­viem populāri zinātniskajiem darbiem, gan ar zinātniski fantastiskajiem stās­tiem un grāmatām par zemūdens pētnie­cību. «Delfīnu salā» šie trīs žanri veik­smīgi saliedēti, veidojot aizraujošu pie­dzīvojumu stāstu, kura darbība risinās 21. gadsimtā.

Piedzīvojumi sākas ar to, ka Džonijs, aizbēdzis no mājām un paslēpies uz starpkontinentu lidojošā kuģa, cieš avā­riju Klusā okeāna dienvidu daļā. Viņš paglābjas uz plosta, un šajā šķietami bezcerīgajā situācijā grupa delfīnu aiz­dzen viņu uz kādu Lielā Barjeru rifa salu — delfīnu pētniecības centru.

Pētniecības darbu vadītājs profesors Kezens, tāpat kā Džonijs, ir neizprat­nē — kas gan pamudinājis delfīnus veikt šo glābšanas operāciju? Profe­sors pierunā Džoniju palikt salā un piedalīties šis miklas atrisināšanā.

Автор: KLARKS ARTURS
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Der Amphibienmensch

In der Geschichte „Der Amphibienmensch“ werden mittels einer Operation einem Jugendlichen, später namens Ichthyander, Kiemen eingesetzt, zusätzlich zu seinen Lungen. Er ist somit in der Lage viele Stunden unter Wasser zu bleiben. Der ausführende Wissenschaftler hat die Rolle des Freundes inne. Doch Geschäftemacher wollen seine Fähigkeiten benutzen um noch mehr Fische zu fangen, Ichthyander soll die Fische anlocken, immer länger unter Wasser bleiben. Doch dies schadet seinen Lungen. Schließlich zerbricht Ichthyander an der neuen geschäfte-treibenden Welt.

(DDR, KOMPASS, Band 319, Verlag Das Neue Leben Berlin).

Автор: Beljajew Alexander
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Автор: Bradley Marion Marion
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Автор: Cook Glen
Серия: The Black Company
 
Автор: Cook Glen
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Dragonhaven

Jake Mendoza lives at the Makepeace Institute of Integrated Dragon Studies in Smokehill National Park. Smokehill is home to about two hundred of the few remaining draco australiensis, which is extinct in the wild. Keeping a preserve for dragons is controversial: detractors say dragons are extremely dangerous and unjustifiably expensive to keep and should be destroyed. Environmentalists and friends say there are no records of them eating humans and they are a unique example of specialist evolution and must be protected. But they are up to eighty feet long and breathe fire.

On his first overnight solo trek, Jake finds a dragon — a dragon dying next to the human she killed. Jake realizes this news could destroy Smokehill — even though the dead man is clearly a poacher who had attacked the dragon first, that fact will be lost in the outcry against dragons.

But then Jake is struck by something more urgent — he sees that the dragon has just given birth, and one of the babies is still alive. What he decides to do will determine not only their futures, but the future of Smokehill itself.

Автор: McKinley Robin
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Duma Key

Six months after a crane crushes his pickup truck and his body, self-made millionaire Edgar Freemantle launches into a new life. His wife asked for a divorce after he stabbed her with a plastic knife and tried to strangle her one-handed (he lost his arm and for a time his rational brain in the accident). He divides his wealth into four equal parts for his wife, his two daughters and himself and leaves Minnesota for Duma Key, a stunningly beautiful, eerily remote stretch of the Florida coast where he has rented a house. All of the land on Duma Key, and the few houses, are owned by Elizabeth Eastlake, an octogenarian whose tragic and mysterious past unfolds perilously. When Edgar begins to paint, his formidable talent seems to come from someplace outside him, and the paintings, many of them, have a power that cannot be controlled.

Soon the ghosts of Elizabeth’s childhood return, and the damage of which they are capable is truly terrifying.

Like Lisey’s Story, this is a novel about the tenacity of love and the perils of creativity. Its supernatural elements will have King fans reeling.

Автор: King Stephen
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Discord's Apple

When Evie Walker goes home to spend time with her dying father, she discovers that his creaky old house in Hope's Fort, Colorado, is not the only legacy she stands to inherit. Hidden behind the old basement door is a secret and magical storeroom, a place where wondrous treasures from myth and legend are kept safe until they are needed again. The magic of the storeroom prevents access to any who are not intended to use the items. But just because it has never been done does not mean it cannot be done.

And there are certainly those who will give anything to find a way in.

Evie must guard the storeroom against ancient and malicious forces, protecting the past and the future even as the present unravels around them. Old heroes and notorious villains alike will rise to fight on her side or to undermine her most desperate gambits. At stake is the fate of the world, and the prevention of nothing less than the apocalypse.

Автор: Vaughn Carrie
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Druga Fundacja

Po latach umacniania władzy Muł postanawia odkryć wreszcie położenie Drugiej Fundacji i rozprawić się ze swoim największym wrogiem. Generał Pritcher wpada jednak w pułapkę i wciąga w nią również mutanta. Druga Fundacja triumfuje, lecz nie na długo. O jej istnieniu dowiadują się konspiratorzy z Pierwszej Fundacji i decydują się walczyć o suwerenność. Na przeszkodzie stają im jednak nie tylko mentaliści, lecz także następca Muła — Stettin. Rozpoczyna się krwawa wojna…

Автор: Asimov Isaac
Серия: Fundacja
 
Dark and Stormy Knights

Elrod's second urban fantasy anthology is not quite as good as 2009's Mean Streets, though the one author both volumes share, Jim Butcher, does his usual top-notch job with the Dresden Files tie-in "Even Hand," a dramatic character study of Chicago crime boss John Marcone and his little-known but powerful drive to protect small children at any cost. Equally as good is Carrie Vaughn's taut and suspenseful "God's Creatures," in which a hunter searches for a werewolf among the residents of a Catholic reform school. Rachel Caine's "Even a Rabbit Will Bite," in which a dragon slayer is rendered redundant by the near extinction of her quarry, is unexpectedly poignant. Six less memorable stories round out the volume.

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Drzwi do lata

Dan Davis, młody zdolny inżynier automatyk, projektuje rewelacyjne modele robotów. Wraz z narzeczoną Bellą i wspólnikiem Milesem snuje wielkie plany na przyszłość.

Niestety, Dan zna się na maszynach, ale nie na ludziach. Belle i Miles w podstępny sposób oszukują go i pozbawiają prawa do patentów. Rozczarowany życiem Dan Davis decyduje się na zamrożenie w komorze hibernacyjnej na trzydzieści lat.

Po obudzeniu doznaje szoku, powoli jednak zaczyna przystosowywać się do nowego świata. Nie pojmuje tylko jednego. Większość nowoczesnych automatów jest autorstwa... Dana Davisa.

Tę zagadkę można by wyjaśnić cofnięciem się Dana w przeszłość. Ale przecież podróże w czasie nawet w dwudziestym pierwszym wieku wydają się niemożliwe…

Автор: Heinlein Robert A
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Death Check

The big brains behind the business usually have many pots boiling on their stove, or running their think engines as the case may be. But when the business motto of the Brewster forum, "Pursuing Research Into Original Thought", leads them to some eccentric affairs that throw them far enough off track, Remo Williams enlists the help of his Master Chiun to solve a harrowing crime.

Серия: The Destroyer
 
Dr Quake

Forber isn't a mad scientist, he's a tectonic technician with a touch for terror who goes by the name "Dr. Quake". California's touchy San Andreas Fault is in danger of being professionally provoked. But it's not Dr. Quake's fault, for someone has split with his earthquake machine. If this dastardly deviant doesn't get a million dollars in cold hard cash he is going to shake down Southern California for a whole lot more. Luckily, shakedowns and natural disasters are just what the doctor ordered for Remo Williams, Korean death master Chiun's trained killing machine, because when it comes to finding weapons of mass destruction, it takes one to find one. After our Destroyer sifts through the blackmail and terror it's the pompous perpetrator who won't be left standing.

Серия: The Destroyer
 
Death Therapy

Brilliant and dazzlingly beautiful Dr. Lithia Forrester is masterminding an undercover agency that is stealing America's top secrets. The group is infiltrating the highest echelons of the U.S. government and planning to sell the information at an international auction, where every country's ante is a billion in gold - control of the USA going to the highest bidder. What the small army doesn't know is they are subjects of Dr. Forrester's mind control experiments. They are doing themselves in, while the lovely doctor reaps the rewards. That is, until Remo and Chiun crush the plot and save the country - then both buyer and selling may be going . . . going . . . gone!

Серия: The Destroyer
 
Deadly Seeds

James Orayo Fielding is a multimillionaire. He hates people. Considers them little more than bugs . . . to be controlled or eradicated. Fielding also has a new way to solve the famine that is escalating in many overpopulated countries. It is a secret grain treatment that matures seeds in just one month. News of this spectacular process sweeps across the world. Starving nations of India, Asia, Africa, and South America literally ransom their treasures to be given the formula for this key to survival. Ecologists and world leaders are proclaiming Fielding as a hero to mankind. All this adulation merely bugs the wily old man. He'll do as he pleases, when he damn well chooses to do so, and harvest all the profits himself. Foreign agents attempt to steal the formula. Even the Mafia attempts to get into the picture. Naturally, CURE is also involved. Is it really possible to feed the world at discount prices? Why would a millionaire delay the chance to make billions of dollars? Remo and Chiun discover a triple-cross so sinister that even they are impressed, and decide that the world is worth saving after all. For a bowl of rice with a side order of raw bean sprouts to go.

Серия: The Destroyer
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Death's Excellent Vacation

The editors of Wolfsbane and Mistletoe and Many Bloody Returns deliver a new collection—including a never-before-published Sookie Stackhouse story.

New York Times bestselling authors Charlaine Harris, Katie MacAlister, Jeaniene Frost—plus Lilith Saintcrow, Jeff Abbott, and more—send postcards from the edge of the paranormal world to fans who devoured Wolfsbane and Mistletoe and Many Bloody Returns.

With an all-new Sookie Stackhouse story and twelve other original tales, editors Charlaine Harris and Toni L. P. Kelner bring together a stellar collection of tour guides who offer vacations that are frightening, funny, and touching for the fanged, the furry, the demonic, and the grotesque. Learn why it really can be an endless summer—for immortals.

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Dangerous Games

The Olympics promise to be a rare relaxation in the tensions between the States and Russia, until a racial purist decides to punish America's multi-racial track-and-field team. The Americans, Russians, and Germans are confident that they can stop this racial terrorism until a bomb explodes in the super-secure Olympic village, killing two Russian security guards just before the torch is lit. As the threats come racing in, CURE's agents Remo and Chiun put on their running shoes.and join the U.S.'s Olympic team. Enlisting the aid of a beautiful and flexible Indian gymnast, Remo and Chiun race to track down the terrorists who vow to permanently disqualify America's track-and-field squad. But when the terrorists turn on Remo and Chiun, it's a sprint to the finish for CURE's agents to keep the Olympic torch aflame.

Серия: The Destroyer
 
Dying Space

When a garbageman in California is found skinned alive, Remo and Chiun figure it's a dirty business. When the same man starts showing up in the company of a tipsy lady scientist, they know something's really rotten. But finding out the new face belongs to an old foe - a deadly enemy they killed themselves - they know trouble's heading right for their laps, and they've got to move fast to keep from landing down in the dumps . . . for good. Hot on a trail littered with peril, Remo and Chiun head for Moscow where the KGB, the scientist, and the once-dead enemy of Sinanju teach them just who's going to bury whom? As they waste away in a Soviet prison, America's future is coming to a head - a warhead. And with Remo and Chiun incarcerated, the U.S. is going to be incinerated . . . unless, somehow, the odds shift to give the good guys a fighting chance . . .

Серия: The Destroyer
 
Автор: Buroker Lindsay
Серия: Emperor's edge
 
Автор: Reynolds Mack
Серия: United Planets
 
Druha olaneta smrti

Temnotou problesklo nějaké světlo — třepetavé světlo, které se k nim přibližovalo. Jason nemohl ze sebe vypravit ani hlásku, slyšel, jak Mikah volá o pomoc. Světlo se přiblížilo — byla to vlastně jakási pochodeň, kterou někdo držel nad hlavou. Když se pochodeň dostatečně přiblížila, Mikah se vztyčil na nohy.

Z reality se stal zlý sen. Pochodeň nedržel člověk, ale nějaká hrozná bytost s ostře řezaným obličejem, která praštila Mikaha kyjem tak silně, že ten beze slova klesl k zemi, a pak se otočila k Jasonovi.

Jason neměl na boj dost síly, i když se všemožně snažil, aby se postavil na nohy. Prsty zarýval do zmrzlého písku, ale zvednout se mu nepodařilo — a při posledním pokusu klesl vyčerpaně tváří k zemi…

Автор: Harrison Harry
Серия:
 
Druha planeta smrti

Temnotou problesklo nějaké světlo — třepetavé světlo, které se k nim přibližovalo. Jason nemohl ze sebe vypravit ani hlásku, slyšel, jak Mikah volá o pomoc. Světlo se přiblížilo — byla to vlastně jakási pochodeň, kterou někdo držel nad hlavou. Když se pochodeň dostatečně přiblížila, Mikah se vztyčil na nohy.

Z reality se stal zlý sen. Pochodeň nedržel člověk, ale nějaká hrozná bytost s ostře řezaným obličejem, která praštila Mikaha kyjem tak silně, že ten beze slova klesl k zemi, a pak se otočila k Jasonovi.

Jason neměl na boj dost síly, i když se všemožně snažil, aby se postavil na nohy. Prsty zarýval do zmrzlého písku, ale zvednout se mu nepodařilo — a při posledním pokusu klesl vyčerpaně tváří k zemi…

Автор: Harrison Harry
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Dragons of Autumn Twilight

Creatures of legend, the dragons have returned to Krynn. Now, the darkness of war threatens to engulf the land. Then hope appears — a blue crystal staff in the hands of a beautiful bar barian woman. The promise of this hope forces a group of long-time friends into the unlikely roles of heroes: Tanis Half-Elven, their leader, a skilled warrior who detests fighting and is tormented by love for two women; Sturm Brightblade, Knight of Solamnia, driven to restore the honor of the knighthood; Raistlin Majere, the powerful and unsettling magic-user, whose hourglass-shaped eyes conceal dark mysteries; Caramon, Raistlin's twin, a genial giant both loved and feared by his brother; Flint Fireforge, the gruff old dwarven fighter, almost a father to them all; and Tasselhoff Burrfoot, a kender, the nuisance race of Krynn, immune to fear and followed by trouble wherever he goes.

 
Dorsai!

Throughout humanity's Fourteen Worlds, no group is as feared and respected as the Dorsai. The ultimate warriors, they are known for their deadly rages, and ferocious independence… and unbending honor. No one man rules the Dorsai, but their mastery of the arts of war has made them the most valuable mercenaries in the human universe.

“Dorsai!” is the saga of Donal Graeme, the uniquely talented Dorsai, with powers beyond those of ordinary men. Once he ventures to the stars, the world of the Dorsai will be changed forever.


The novel was originally published in serialized form in Astounding Science Fiction, starting in May, 1959. A shorter, revised version was published in paperback by Ace in 1960 under the title The Genetic General. A re-edited and expanded version of the novel was published under its original serialized title, Dorsai!, by DAW in 1976. This version of the novel was reissued as one half of an omnibus edition, Dorsai Spirit by Tor in 2002, The other novel contained in Dorsai Spirit is The Spirit of Dorsai (originally published 1979).


Nominated for Hugo Award for Best Novel in 1960.

Автор: Dickson Gordon R
Серия: Childe Cycle
 
Dorsai!

Throughout humanity's Fourteen Worlds, no group is as feared and respected as the Dorsai. The ultimate warriors, they are known for their deadly rages, and ferocious independence… and unbending honor. No one man rules the Dorsai, but their mastery of the arts of war has made them the most valuable mercenaries in the human universe.

“Dorsai!” is the saga of Donal Graeme, the uniquely talented Dorsai, with powers beyond those of ordinary men. Once he ventures to the stars, the world of the Dorsai will be changed forever.


The novel was originally published in serialized form in Astounding Science Fiction, starting in May, 1959. A shorter, revised version was published in paperback by Ace in 1960 under the title The Genetic General. A re-edited and expanded version of the novel was published under its original serialized title, Dorsai!, by DAW in 1976. This version of the novel was reissued as one half of an omnibus edition, Dorsai Spirit by Tor in 2002, The other novel contained in Dorsai Spirit is The Spirit of Dorsai (originally published 1979).


Nominated for Hugo Award for Best Novel in 1960.

Автор: Dickson Gordon R
Серия: Childe Cycle
 
Dark Universe

The survivors live underground, as far from the Original World as possible and protected from the ultimate evil, Radiation. Then terrible monsters, who bring with them a screaming silence, are seen and people start to disappear. One young man realises he must question the nature of Darkness itself.


Nominated for Hugo Award for Best Novel in 1962.

Автор: Galouye David F
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Dracula in Love

Karen Essex turns on the heat in this transporting and darkly haunting new tale of love and possession that puts forth the question: What if everything you knew about Dracula… was wrong?

From the shadowy banks of the River Thames to the wild and windswept coast of Yorkshire, the quintessential Victorian virgin Mina Murray vividly recounts in the pages of her private diary the intimate details of what transpired between her and Count Dracula – the joys and terrors of a passionate affair and her rebellion against a force of evil that has pursued her through time.

Mina's version of this timeless gothic vampire tale is a visceral journey into the dimly lit bedrooms, mist-filled cemeteries, and locked asylum chambers where she led a secret life, far from the chaste and polite lifestyle the defenders of her purity, and even her fiancé, Jonathan Harker, expected of her.

Bram Stoker's classic novel was only one side of the story. Now, for the first time, Dracula's eternal muse reveals all. What she has to say is more sensual, more devious, and more enthralling than ever imagined. The result is a scintillating gothic novel that reinvents the tragic heroine Mina as a modern woman tortured by desire.

Автор: Essex Karen
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Delenda est

«El Tiempo no es rígido; el hombre tiene libre albedrío. Si usted fracasa, la Historia cambiará», afirma un personaje de este libro. Pocos escritores han sabido sacar más provecho del viaje en el tiempo que Poul Anderson. Escritor versatil y dotado de sólidos fundamentos científicos y reconocido amor a la historia, el norteamericano de origen escandinavo urdió una serie de historias cuyo nexo es una policía temporal encargada de velar por la Historia, con mayúscula.

Автор: Anderson Poul
 
Dominic Flandry – Spion im All

Dominic Flandry, ein Fähnrich im Dienst der terranischen Flotte, wird zur Schlüsselfigur im Ringen der beiden kosmischen Großmächte Terra und Merseia.

Der junge Flandry erhält eine Information aus dem Geheimarchiv Merseias zugespielt. Er enträtselt die Botschaft und erfährt, daß ein Planet, auf dem zwei verschiedenartige Völker beheimatet sind, von der Vernichtung bedroht ist — und daß die terranische Flotte in eine Falle gelockt werden soll. Während Freund und Feind Flandry durch das All hetzen, handelt der Fähnrich auf eigene Faust, um das Unheil abzuwenden.

Poul Anderson hat bereits mehrere Flandry-Romane geschrieben — sie erschienen in TERRA oder in der Reihe der TERRA-Sonderbände — hier legt der bekannte SF-Autor aus den USA sein neuestes Werk vor, das den Beginn der Karriere des „Spions im All“ zum Inhalt hat.

Автор: Anderson Poul
Серия: Dominic Flandry
 
De planeet Barrayar

Cordelia Naismith, de legendarische bevelvoerster in de Betaanse Expeditie Macht, paste eigenlijk in geen enkel hokje. Toen ze trouwde met een bevelhebber van de verslagen planeet Barrayar was ze van plan voortaan een rustig leven te leiden en kleine Vor-prinsen op te voeden, met af en toe een officiële verplichting als vrouwe Vorkosigan. Maar het liep anders. Aral Vorkosigan bleek een zeer vooraanstaande Vor-heerser, die toen de keizer stierf de last van de heerschappij wel moest opnemen. En Cordelia had geen andere keus dan haar man te steunen. Geen van beiden realiseerde zich welke rol Cordelia en haar ongeboren zoon zouden gaan spelen in de bloedige geschiedenis van Barrayar.

Автор: M Lois McMaster
Серия: Barrayar (nl)
 
Dr.Сокол

Странные и необъяснимые события во Франции, Японии, Бразилии, Африке были только прологом глобального заговора. Его руководитель, таинственный Главный, получил самый реальный за всю историю человечества шанс стать владыкой мира. Инспирированный им повсеместный отказ электроники парализовал города и страны. Все, кто стоял на его пути, подлежали безжалостному уничтожению. Противостоять Главному и его агентам в службах безопасности ведущих стран мира могли лишь такие, как Александр Барков, в прошлом – простой инженер, а ныне – человек и биокомп в одном лице, короче говоря – "Сокол".

Серия: Сокол
 
Das Mädchen von Atlantis

Nach ihrer geglückten Flucht von der Vergessenen Insel sind Mike, Ben, Chris, André und Juan mit der Nautilus, dem berühmten Unterseeboot Kapitän Nemos, im Atlantik unterwegs. Ein sonderbares Licht läßt sie tief unter die Meeresoberfläche tauchen, wo sie eine erstaunliche Entdeckung machen: In einer Metallkuppel liegt ein schlafendes Mädchen, bewacht von einem schwarzen Kater. Wer hat diesen gigantischen Bau unter Wasser errichtet, und wer ist dieses Mädchen, das offensichtlich seit langer Zeit hier eingeschlossen ist? Mike und seine Freunde sind nicht die einzigen, die dieses Rätsel zu lösen versuchen. KapitänWinterfeld, der nach wie vor in den Besitz ihres Unterseebootes gelangen und damit die Herrschaft über die Welt an sich reißen will, jagt hinter ihnen her. Es kommt zu einem Kampf auf dem offenen Meer, der für die Jungen verloren scheint - da erhalten sie unerwartete Hilfe von dem Kater, der über magische Kräfte verfügt. Er kann sie retten und enthüllt ihnen das Geheimnis um das Mädchen von Atlantis.

In der Reihe »Kapitän Nemos Kinder«: Die Vergessene Insel Das MädchenvonAtlantis Weitere Bände in Vorbereitung

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Die Herren der Tiefe

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Das Tal der Giganten

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Das Meeresfeuer

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Die schwarze Bruderschaft

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Die grauen Wächter

Die Mannschaft der NAUTILUS hat seit ihrem letzten Abenteuer ein Mitglied mehr: Argos, Serenas Vater. Er ist auf der Suche nach seinen Kameraden, die mit ihm den Untergang von Atlantis überlebt haben und nun in einem Wrack am Meeresgrund liegen. Gemeinsam mit Serena und mit der NAUTILUS will er die Insel verlassen. Mike und seine Freunde entdecken sein Vorhaben. Als sie ihn davon abbringen wollen, geraten sie in Lebensgefahr. Zwei seltsame Wesen, halb Hai und halb Mensch, retten sie und die NAUTILUS kehrt zur Insel zurück. Argos gelingt es, Trautman, Singh, Mike und seinen Freunden telepathisch seinen Willen aufzuzwingen. So kann der Atlanter das U-Boot ungehindert dazu benutzen, um nach seinen Kameraden zu suchen. Es gelingt ihm, sie mit Hilfe von Mike und den anderen zu bergen und an Land zu bringen. Dort erscheinen plötzlich die Haifischwesen wieder und Argos wird gezwungen, seine wahre Identität preiszugeben.

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Die Stadt der Verlorenen

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Die Insel der Vulkane

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Die Stadt unter dem Eis

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Die steinerne Pest

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Der blaue Planet

Carlos Rasch gehört zu den Pionieren der utopischen Literatur der DDR. Der vorliegende Roman erschien zuerst 1963 und war seine zweite literarische Arbeit.

Das Zusammentreffen von außerirdischen Intelligenzwesen einer für uns in nebelhafter Ferne liegenden Zukunft mit Sklaven, Beamten, Priestern und Herrschern der altorientalischen Klassengesellschaft bietet reizvolle Möglichkeiten, Moralvorstellungen einer versunkenen und einer künftigen Zeit einander gegenüberzustellen. Trotz des historischen Abgrunds, der die Vertreter beider Sozialformationen trennt, bleibt im Schmelztiegel des Gedankenexperiments das zurück, was Menschen aller Entwicklungsstufen miteinander verbindet: aus Mitgefühl erwachsendes Vertrauen.

Автор: Rasch Carlos
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Dans l'oeil du cyclone

Enquêtes paranormales

Consultations & Conseils. Prix attractifs.

Pas de philtres d’amour ou autres pièges à gogos !


Harry Dresden est le meilleur. Techniquement, c’est même le seul dans sa « catégorie » : c’est un magicien, un vrai. Aussi, lorsque la police de Chicago se trouve devant un cas qui dépasse ses compétences, c’est vers lui qu’elle se tourne. Car notre monde de tous les jours regorge en fait de choses étranges et magiques — dont la plupart ne s’entendent pas très bien avec les humains. C’est là qu’Harry entre en scène.

Автор: Butcher Jim
 
Diablo: Demonsbane

Since the beginning of time, the angelic hosts of the High Heavens and the demonic hordes of the Burning Hells have been locked in a struggle for the fate of all creation. That struggle has now come to the mortal realm…and neither Man nor Demon nor Angel will be left unscathed…. What was to have been a victorious last stand against the demonic invasion of Entsteig has instead become a massacre. Only Siggard remains, a warrior unable to remember the final hours of the battle, driven by the carnage he experienced and the void in his mind to avenge those slain by the army of darkness. As he hunts the demon lord who butchered everything dear to him, Siggard also pieces together the truth of that terrible battle…and finds that his nightmare is only just beginning. An original tale of swords, sorcery, and timeless struggle based on the bestselling, award-winning M-rated electronic game from Blizzard Entertainment. Intended for mature readers.

Автор: Marks Robert B
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Dead Witch Walking

Your death is going to be a pleasure for both of us, Rachel Mariana Morgan. Such a twisted way to diein pleasure."

The air blurred before me, and I staggered as I realized the thing had changed again, now into a tall, sophisticated young man dressed in a formal frock and coat. Was it a vamp? A really old vampire?

"Perhaps you're afraid of pain?" the vision of an elegant man said, its accent now proper enough for even Professor Henry Higgins. Grinning, it picked me up and threw me across the room.

My back hit the cabinet with enough force to knock the air from me. The clatter of my knife on the floor was loud as my fingers lost their grip. Struggling to breathe, I slid down the broken cabinet and was helpless as the thing lifted me by my dress front.

"What are you?" I rasped.

It smiled. "Whatever scares you."

"A fun-fair ride through a fascinating version of our world."

Charlaine Harris

"It isn't easy to write a protagonist who blends qualities of Anita Blake and Stephanie Plum, but Kim Harrison carries it off with style."

Jim Butcher

Серия: Hollows
 
Dust girl

Callie LeRoux has lived all her life in small town Kansas. She thinks she knows all there is to know about herself and her mother. But with the coming of the biggest dust storm in history, Callie finds out there is much more to her family, her history and the world outside Slow Run than she ever guessed. Secrets and magics plunge Callie into danger with only her own nerve and the hobo boy Jack Holland to help, and Jack has his own secrets that might destroy them both…

Автор: Zettel Sarah
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Автор: Clement Hal
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Daughter of Ancients

Gerick was stolen away as a child by the evil Lords of Zhev, who sought to make him one of them. Years later, he seeks refuge in a strange, sunless land of outcasts—but he still fears the dark power of the Lords' dying curse and returns to Avonar only when he is forced to by tragic family business.

In Avonar, Gerick is asked to investigate a woman who stumbled out of the desert—the ancient king DArnath's own daughter, held captive by the Lords of Zhev'Na for a thousand years…or so she claims. Gerick's tormented past with Zhev'Na proves vital as he attempts to discover whether this mysterious woman is truly free of their evil taint.

But as he comes to know the charismatic D'Sanya, Gerick believes he has at last found a woman who can understand him and what he suffered at the hands of the Lords. Entangled in bonds of love, family, and secrecy, Gerick attempts to unravel the mysteries of ancient kings, ancient evil—and the dreadful truth of his own destiny.

Автор: Berg Carol
 
Автор: Murphy C E
Серия: Walker Papers
 
Dune Messiah

Introducing a true publishing event—an all-new recording of Frank Herbert’s “astonishing science fiction phenomenon.”

Beginning with Dune and culminating with the masterwork Chapterouse Dune, Audio Renaissance brings a new generation to the classic, epic series that is a landmark of science fiction

Автор: Herbert Frank
Серия: , Dune Chronicles, Dune
 
Dune Messiah

Introducing a true publishing event—an all-new recording of Frank Herbert’s “astonishing science fiction phenomenon.”

Beginning with Dune and culminating with the masterwork Chapterouse Dune, Audio Renaissance brings a new generation to the classic, epic series that is a landmark of science fiction

Автор: Herbert Frank
Серия: , Dune Chronicles, Dune
 
Dune Messiah

Introducing a true publishing event—an all-new recording of Frank Herbert’s “astonishing science fiction phenomenon.”

Beginning with Dune and culminating with the masterwork Chapterouse Dune, Audio Renaissance brings a new generation to the classic, epic series that is a landmark of science fiction

Автор: Herbert Frank
Серия: , Dune Chronicles, Dune
 
Der Unbesiegbare

Das Raumschiff „Der Unbesiegbare“ trifft nach langer Reise auf einem fremden Planeten ein, um dort den Verbleib seines verschollenen Schwesterschiffes „Kondor“ zu untersuchen.

Am Anfang sieht der Planet noch friedlich und unbewohnt aus, und die Mannschaftsmitglieder spekulieren, was wohl mit dem Schwesterschiff passiert ist — bis es aufgefunden wird und sich herausstellt, dass die Besatzung ohne Kampf an einem vollständigen Gedächtnisverlust zugrundegegangen ist.

Mit der Zeit wird der Verursacher des Unglücks gefunden: Eine unbekannte Alienspezies. Es handelt sich dabei um Heerscharen kleiner metallischer Roboter-Fliegen, die sich je nach Bedrohung zu Einheiten variabler Größe zusammenschließen und mittels enorm starker magnetischer Felder Gehirne und Rechenanlagen so belasten können, dass diese funktionsunfähig werden, was sich beim Menschen als vollständiger Gedächtnisverlust darstellt.

Der Unbesiegbare ist ein Raumschiff mit wissenschaftlicher Abteilung an Bord, in der fast alle Disziplinen vertreten sind — nach umfangreichen, insbesondere geologischen Nachforschungen und vielen Spekulationen scheint die plausibelste Theorie zu sein, dass die Flugroboter im Rahmen einer „toten Evolution“ entstanden sind. Die Maschinen stammen selbst nicht von dem Planeten, sondern wurden „eingeschleppt“ und haben sich weiterentwickelt, wobei sich die unendlich flexiblen Mikrosysteme gegenüber allen anderen Arten, inklusive der lokalen Fauna und Flora, durchgesetzt haben.

Als sich herausstellt, dass eine Kommunikation mit dieser „Nekrosphäre“, wie die Wissenschaftler die Roboter-Fliegen-Zivilisation taufen, nicht möglich ist, steht der Kommandant des Unbesiegbaren vor einer schweren Entscheidung: Nach Angriffen auf verschiedene Expeditionen auf dem Planeten werden nach einem schweren Gefecht und einer fast gescheiterten Rettungsexpedition immer noch Besatzungsmitglieder vermisst. Kann er noch einen Rettungsversuch riskieren?

Автор: Lem Stanislaw
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Discovery

The suburbs of Denver were no place to stay during a zombie outbreak, even worse the nuclear fallout was making the place downright uninhabitable. Max and his companions needed to get out of town fast, before they joined the ranks of the living dead or the just good old fashioned dead. This is book two in the Zombie Chronicles Trilogy, not a stand alone novel.

Автор: Clodi Mark
Серия: The Zombie Chronicles
 
Die letzte Generation

Die letzte Generation (engl. Childhood’s End) ist ein Science-Fiction-Roman von Arthur C. Clarke aus dem Jahr 1953. Er thematisiert das Auftreten einer außerirdischen Rasse und das damit verbundene Aussterben der Menschheit  auf ihrer jetzigen Existenzebene. Anders als in ähnlichen Werken geht hier die Menschheit nicht durch Krieg und Zerstörung zugrunde, sondern durch die Wandlung der Kinder aller Menschen in eine andere Daseinsform und die folgende, selbst gewählte Kinderlosigkeit der Erwachsenen…

Автор: Clarke Arthur C
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Das Olschieferskelett. Eine Zeitreise

Die Grube Messel bei Darmstadt ist eine der bedeutendsten Fossilienfundstätten. Jedes Jahr reisen Paläontologen aus allen Teilen der Erde hierher, um im Ölschiefer nach Spuren der untergegangenen Welt des Eozäns zu forschen.

Dr. Helmut Axt ist als Leiter dieser Grube durchaus an Überraschungen gewöhnt, doch als ein menschliches Skelett - ein menschliches Skelett mit Zahnkronen und Armbanduhr - aus dem 50 Millionen Jahre alten Ölschiefer geborgen wird, steht Axt am Rande eines Zusammenbruchs. Er versteht seine Wissenschaft nicht mehr, als zwischen tertiären Krokodilen, Fledermäusen und Käfern das Fossil eines Menschen auftaucht. Axt macht sich - gemeinsam mit uns Lesern - auf ins vorgeschichtliche Erdzeitalter, um am Ende an Leib und Seele unbeschadet wieder in die Gegenwart zurückzufinden, im Gegensatz zu jenem Unglücklichen, den man fossiliert im Ölschiefergestein von Messel gefunden hat.

Wer glaubt, Evolution sei mit Darwin erledigt und als Thema ein alter Hut, täuscht sich ganz gewaltig. Immer wieder sorgen neue Entdeckungen für Aufsehen und Spannung. Bernhard Kegel erzählt in seinem Roman die phantastische Geschichte eines unmöglichen Skeletts und bringt seinen Leser dabei elegant auf den neuesten Stand evolutionärer Erkenntnissse.

BERNHARD KEGEL, Jahrgang 1953, ist promovierter Biologe und lebt in Berlin. Als Käferspezialist führt er für den Senat für die Stadtentwicklung und Umweltschutz Feldforschungen durch. 1993 erschien sein erster Roman Wenzels Pilz. Darüber hinaus ist Bernhard Kegel auch Musiker und veröffentlichte mehrere CDs.

Автор: Kegel Bernhard
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Devil May Cry: Новелла. Том 1

Тони, человек обладающий экстраординарной силой, которому никогда не сидится на месте, и у которого всегда чешутся руки, при этом Тони всегда выходит сухим из воды. Он случайно встречается с Гильвером, странным мечником, опутанным бинтами с ног до головы, и его жизнь идет коту под хвост. Тони проваливается в мрачный другой мир, отделенный от всех и вся, он озадачен вопросами, кто загнал его в этот угол? И кому черт возьми это все нужно?

Эта первая повесть в серии, связана с миром популярнейшей игры Devil May Cry. Она подводит события к началу первой игры.

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Devil May Cry: Новелла. Том 1

Тони, человек обладающий экстраординарной силой, которому никогда не сидится на месте, и у которого всегда чешутся руки, при этом Тони всегда выходит сухим из воды. Он случайно встречается с Гильвером, странным мечником, опутанным бинтами с ног до головы, и его жизнь идет коту под хвост. Тони проваливается в мрачный другой мир, отделенный от всех и вся, он озадачен вопросами, кто загнал его в этот угол? И кому черт возьми это все нужно?

Эта первая повесть в серии, связана с миром популярнейшей игры Devil May Cry. Она подводит события к началу первой игры.

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Darth Bane: Path of Destruction

Since childhood, Dessel has known only the abuse of his hateful father and the dangerous, soul-crushing labor of a cortosis miner. Deep in the tunnels of the desolate planet Apatros, endlessly excavating the rare mineral valued throughout the galaxy, Dessel dreams of the day he can escape — a day he fears may never come. But when a high-stakes card game ends in deadly violence, Dessel suddenly finds himself a wanted man.


On the run from vengeful Republic forces, Dessel vanishes into the ranks of the Sith army, and ships out to join the bloody war against the Republic and its Jedi champions. There, Dessel’s brutality, cunning, and exceptional command of the Force swiftly win him renown as a warrior. But in the eyes of his watchful masters, he is destined for a far greater role in the ultimate Sith plan for the galaxy — if he can prove himself truly worthy.


As an acolyte in the Sith academy, studying the secrets and skills of the dark side at the feet of its greatest masters, Dessel embraces his new Sith identity: Bane. However the true test is yet to come. In order to gain acceptance into the Brotherhood of Darkness one must fully surrender to the dark side through a trial by fire that Bane, for all his unquenchable fury and lust for power, may not be strong enough to endure…especially since deception, treachery, and murder run rampant among the Sith disciples, and utter ruthlessness alone is the key to survival. Only by defying the most sacred traditions, rejecting all he has been taught, and drawing upon the long-forgotten wisdom of the very first Sith can Bane hope to triumph — and forge from the ashes of that which he must destroy a new era of absolute dark power.

Автор: Karpyshyn Drew
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Dead until Dark

Sookie Stackhouse is just a small-time cocktail waitress in small-town Louisiana. Until the vampire of her dreams walks into her life-and one of her coworkers checks out...

Maybe having a vampire for a boyfriend isn't such a bright idea.

A fun, fast, funny, and wonderfully intriguing blend of vampire and mystery that's hard to put down, and should not be missed. (Susan Sizemore)

 
Darth Maul: Saboteur

On the distant planet Dorvalla, precious ore is mined by two competing companies: InterGalactic Ore and Lommite Limited. Neither rival suspects that they are central to a sinister plot masterminded by Darth Sidious, Lord of the Sith, himself.


Dispatched by Sidious on his very first solo mission, Darth Maul infiltrates Lommite Limited. There, his unique gifts of deception and subterfuge will set off an explosive chain of events that could destroy both companies, leaving them ripe for takeover by the Trade Federation. But a vengeful Lommite Limited Manager with his own thirst for retaliation against InterGal could blow Maul's cover — and all of Sidious's fiendishly laid plans…

Автор: Luceno James
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Dark Haven

The kingdom of Margolan lies in ruin. Martris Drayke, the new king, must rebuild his country in the aftermath of battle, while a new war looms on the horizon. Meanwhile Jonmarc Vahanian is now the Lord of Dark Haven, and there is defiance from the vampires of the Vayash Moru at the prospect of a mortal leader. But can he earn their trust, and at what cost?

Автор: Martin Gail Z
 
Davy

The novel is set in the Northeastern United States some centuries after an atomic war ended high-technology civilization. The novel follows its title character, Davy (who grew up a ward of the state and thus has no last name) as he grows to manhood in a pseudo-medieval society dominated by a Church that actively suppresses technology, banning “anything that may contain atoms.” Davy begins as an indentured servant in an inn, but escapes, and most of the novel is concerned with his adventures. The book is written as though Davy himself were writing his memoirs, with footnotes by people who knew him.


Nominated for Hugo Award for Best Novel in 1965.

Автор: Pangborn Edgar
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Dragon Bones

Most everyone thinks Ward of Hurog is a simple-minded fool — and that's just fine by him. But few people know that his foolishness is (very convincigly) feighed. And that it's all that's saved him from death at the hands of his abusive father, whos always seen Ward as a bitter rival for power.

When his father dies, Ward becomes the new lord of Hurog… until a nobleman declares that he is too dim-witted to rule. Ward knows he cannot play the fool any longer. To regain his kingdom, he must prove himslef worthy — and quickly.

Riding into a war that's heating up on the border, Ward is dure he's on the fast track to glory. But soon his mission takes a deadly serious turn. For he has seen a pile of magical dragon bones hidden deep beneath Hurog Keep. The bones can be dangerous in the wrong hands, and Ward is certain his enemies will stop at nothing to possesss them…

Автор: Briggs Patricia
Серия: Hurog
 
Dragon Blood

Ward, ruler of Hurog, is striving to restore his lands and people to prosperity, wanting nothing more than a quiet life. But when an old friend, escaping from High King Jakoven's torturers, seeks refuge in his keep, Ward can no longer ignore the growing rebellion against the tyrannical High King. He realizes that he cannot stand aside — he must join with the rebels.

However, Jakoven has a secret weapon with which he intends to crush the rebellion: farsonsbane, a magical artifact that has destroyed entire cities. But first, Jakoven needs blood to awaken it. Dragon's blood. The very blood that courses through Ward's veins…

Автор: Briggs Patricia
Серия: Hurog
 
DOOM: По колено в крови

Когда первые люди высадились на Фобосе, эти ворота уже были там... Тяжелые, неподатливые, выглядевшие совершенно чуждыми для землян, они в течение двадцати лет оставались лишь безмолвным памятником, надежно хранящим тайны своих создателей. Но наступил день, и ворота ожили... Капрал морской пехоты Флинн Таггарт, личный номер 888 — 23-9912, был одним из лучших бойцов двадцатого века. Судьба забросила его на Марс, а вернее сказать, в ад, и ему не оставалось ничего другого, как драться, защищая человечество.

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DOOM: Ад на Земле

Они были созданиями, подобными фантастическим порождениям бездны ада, – демоны, зомби, огнедышащие чудовища, слишком похожие на кошмарный бред, чтобы существовать в реальности. И тем не менее они были реальностью. Капрал Флинн Таггарт, столкнувшийся с неисчислимыми полчищами пришельцев. Как оказалось, это было только началом. Пока Таггарт противостоял нашествию вдали от родной планеты, пришельцы обосновались на самой Земле, которой теперь предстоит превратиться в поле боя. Враги должны быть уничтожены, и сделать это может только «Флай Тагг» и горстка его соратников. Однако…

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Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom

A novel by Cory Doctorow:

Jules is a young man barely a century old. He's lived long enough to see the cure for death and the end of scarcity, to learn ten languages and compose three symphonies...and to realize his boyhood dream of taking up residence in Disney World.

Disney World! The greatest artistic achievement of the long-ago twentieth century. Now in the care of a network of volunteer "ad-hocs" who keep the classic attractions running as they always have, enhanced with only the smallest high-tech touches.

Now, though, it seems the "ad hocs" are under attack. A new group has taken over the Hall of the Presidents and is replacing its venerable audioanimatronics with new, immersive direct-to-brain interfaces that give guests the illusion of being Washington, Lincoln, and all the others. For Jules, this is an attack on the artistic purity of Disney World itself. Worse: it appears this new group has had Jules killed. This upsets him. (It's only his fourth death and revival, after all.) Now it's war: war for the soul of the Magic Kingdom, a war of ever-shifting reputations, technical wizardry, and entirely unpredictable outcomes.

Bursting with cutting-edge speculation and human insight, Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom reads like Neal Stephenson meets Nick Hornby: a coming-of-age romantic comedy and a kick-butt cybernetic tour de force.

Автор: Doctorow Cory
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Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom

A novel by Cory Doctorow:

Jules is a young man barely a century old. He's lived long enough to see the cure for death and the end of scarcity, to learn ten languages and compose three symphonies...and to realize his boyhood dream of taking up residence in Disney World.

Disney World! The greatest artistic achievement of the long-ago twentieth century. Now in the care of a network of volunteer "ad-hocs" who keep the classic attractions running as they always have, enhanced with only the smallest high-tech touches.

Now, though, it seems the "ad hocs" are under attack. A new group has taken over the Hall of the Presidents and is replacing its venerable audioanimatronics with new, immersive direct-to-brain interfaces that give guests the illusion of being Washington, Lincoln, and all the others. For Jules, this is an attack on the artistic purity of Disney World itself. Worse: it appears this new group has had Jules killed. This upsets him. (It's only his fourth death and revival, after all.) Now it's war: war for the soul of the Magic Kingdom, a war of ever-shifting reputations, technical wizardry, and entirely unpredictable outcomes.

Bursting with cutting-edge speculation and human insight, Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom reads like Neal Stephenson meets Nick Hornby: a coming-of-age romantic comedy and a kick-butt cybernetic tour de force.

Автор: Doctorow Cory
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Автор: Le Guin Ursula
Серия: Hainish Cycle (ro)
 
Domnei

Джеймс Брэч Кейбелл (1879-1958 гг.) – писатель, незаслуженно забытый в наши дни, однако в свое время считавшийся одним из ведущих мастеров американской «литературной легенды» первой половины XX в.

Кейбелл создал немало произведений, однако наибольшую известность ему принесла масштабная и изысканная фэнтези-сага «Сказание о Мануэле»!

 
Dark Reunion

As a psychic, Bonnie has dreams of Elena in the Other world. But the dreams quickly turn frightening, which then causes the death of one of their friends. A source of power has infiltrated Fells Church, putting its inhabitants in danger. Not knowing what to do, Meredith, Matt, and Bonnie use a summoning spell to call for Stefan and Damon — but whose side is Damon on? This novel greatly expands Bonnie and Meredith as characters.



Серия: The Vampire Diaries
 
Death Mask

Death Mask by prolific horror novelist Graham Masterton is a blood-bath thriller about an ugly, evil killer who appears out of thin air to bludgeon people, usually in elevators of all places. What makes the killer uncharacteristically scary is that he's untraceable and non-existent when the police are looking for him. He's nearly a ghost.


Meanwhile at her home, a young artist named Molly discovers she can paint pictures that come to life. Relying on help from her tarot-card reading mother-in-law Sissy, her husband Trevor, and a couple of fearless detectives, everyone puts their heads together to stop the crazy madman from striking over and over again.  

Автор: Masterton Graham
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Descendant

A supernatural thriller from the master of suspense.

Californian James Falcon's compelling Romanian mother told him so many folk stories that by the time he reaches college in 1943, he is something of an expert on the strigoi, the legendary, undying vampires who infested the most isolated forests of Wallachia. Mostly as a joke, he writes a term paper on the strigoi. But the joke turns serious when US counterintelligence approach him to recruit his expertise. James hunts down strigoi murderers in war-ravaged Europe, Nazi assassins hired to run down run down the French and Belgian resistance in exchange for Transylvanian independence, although the principal one, the terrible Dorin Duca, continues to elude him.

In the Cold War, he must fight once more, as Duca goes on the rampage, spreading his strigoi infection all across London, England. With Jill, a police dog handler of great beauty and resilience, James is assigned to Britain's MI6 to go on the hunt again. But even after the threat is driven away, James will still uncover more secrets about the immortal predators secrets that come ever closer to home…

Автор: Masterton Graham
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Die bosen Geschichten der schwarzen Witwer

Isaac Asimov, einer der berühmtesten Sience Fiction- Schriftsteller der Welt, hat auch eine Anzahl von hervorragenden, intelligenten Kriminalgeschichten geschrieben. Acht davon enthält dieser vom Autor zusammengestellte Band.


Die „Schwarzen Witwer" sind keine Bösewichte, sondern ehrbare Herren, die sich einmal im Monat zu einem gemütlichen Beisammensein zusammenfinden. Dieses Treffen zeichnet sich durch zwei Besonderheiten aus. Erstens darf - und das ist eigentlich der Sinn dieser Veranstaltung - keine Frau an diesem Essen teilnehmen. Zweitens wird bei dieser Zusammenkunft jedesmal eine geheimnisvolle Angelegenheit aufgeklärt, beispielsweise die Geschichfe des Mannes, der immer die Wahrheit sagte, oder warum ein Faulpelz seine Frau ermordete. Obwohl die Schwarzen Witwer mit der größten Begeisterung versuchen, jeden Fall zu losen, sind sie jedoch immer wieder auf die Hilfe ihres Kellners Henry angewiesen, der wie ein zweiter Sherfock Holmes oder Hercule Poirot jedes noch so tiefsinnige Geheimnis entschleiert.


Titel der amerikanischen Originalausgabe TALES OF THE BLACK WIDOWERS

Deutsche Übersetzung von Willi Thaler

Автор: Asimov Isaac
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Divergence

In the aftermath of the “summertide” that nearly destroyed twin planets of Opal and Quake, a few humans and aliens representing various civilized worlds confront the remnants of an ancient technology and discover a threat to life as they know it. Excitement builds rapidly in this fast-paced sequel to Summertide. Recommended for large libraries.

Автор: Sheffield Charles
Серия: Heritage Universe
 
Автор: Stirling S M
Серия: Dies the Fire
 
Das Erbe von Winterfell

Verfall bedroht die Sieben Königreiche. Joffrey, der Sohn der dunklen Königin Cersei, tritt nach dem Tod von Robert Baratheon dessen Nachfolge an. Das Adelsgeschlecht der Königin Cersei, die Lannister, verteidigen Joffreys Herrschaft. Doch auch der finstere Stannis und der charismatische Renly Baratheon, die beiden Brüder Roberts, erheben Anspruch auf die Krone. Und Robb Stark, König im Norden, will sich für den Tod seines Vaters rächen und seine Schwester vom Hofe Joffreys befreien. Unterdessen züchtet Daenerys, die im Exil lebende letzte Thronerbin, drei Drachen heran, und schmiedet Pläne, in ihre Heimat zurückzukehren. Gleichzeitig erleidet die Nachtwache, die mit der Verteidigung des Reiches gegen die Gefahren nördlich der Mauer betraut wurde, hohe Verluste, während die barbarischen Kräfte immer mehr Stärke gewinnen und grässliche Kreaturen im Verwunschenen Wald umherstreifen…

Deutsch von Jörn Ingwersen.


 
Der Thron der Sieben Königreiche

Die Zeiten sind aus den Fugen geraten. Der Sommer des Friedens und der Fülle, der zehn Jahre währte, neigt sich dem Ende zu, und der harte, kalte Winter hält Einzug wie ein grimmiges Tier. Die zwei großen Anführer, Lord Eddard Stark und Robert Baratheon, die lange Jahre den Frieden aufrechterhielten, sind tot — Opfer königlichen Verrats. Von der alten Zitadelle Dragonstone bis hin zu den rauhen Küsten Winterfells herrscht Chaos, denn die Anwärter auf den Eisernen Thron der Sieben Königreiche bereiten sich darauf vor, ihre Ansprüche mit Krieg und Aufruhr durchzusetzen. Joffrey, der grausame Sohn von Königin Cersei, besteigt den Thron, auf dem vor ihm Robert Baratheon saß. Dessen Brüder, Stannis und Renly Baratheon, erheben ebenfalls ihre Ansprüche. Robb Stark, der zum König des Nordens ausgerufen wurde, will den Mord an seinem Vater rächen. Während sechs verschiedene Clans um die Macht im geteilten Land streiten, erscheint ein verhängnisvolles Omen am Himmel — ein Komet in den Farben von Blut und Feuer. Und auf einem fernen Kontinent riskiert eine vertriebene Königin alles, um die Krone, die rechtmäßig ihr zusteht, zurückzuerobern…

 
Die Herren von Winterfell

Die letzen Tage des Sommers sind gekommen. Eddard Stark, Herrscher im Norden des Reiches von Robert Baratheon, weiß, daß der nächste Winter Jahrzehnte dauern wird. Als der engste Vertraute des Königs stirbt, soll Eddard dessen Nachfolger werden. Er folgt dem Ruf an den Königshof, während sich sein Sohn Jon den Kriegern der Nachtwache an der Grenze des Nordens anschließt.

Doch um den Schattenthron des schwachen Robert scharen sich Intriganten und feige Meuchler. Eddard sieht sich plötzlich von mächtigen Feinden umzingelt, während seine vielköpfige Familie in alle Winde verstreut wird. Die Zukunft des gesamten Reiches steht auf dem Spiel…

 
Автор: Parker K J
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Dreamwalk

TV Series Placement: Summer 2001 – Post-Season 2You can run, but you can't hide.Night after night Kyle is haunted by nightmares of Alex's death. He begs Isabel to help by dreamwalking him and removing the images from his mind. Isabel knows that's not how her powers work, but Kyle is relentless and she finally agrees. The disturbing images she encounters in Kyle's subconscious are almost too much to bear, but when she tries to exit his mind, she finds herself trapped in a maze of guilt -- while back in the conscious world, Kyle is unable to wake her. Meanwhile Liz invites Max to babysit with her. She wants to give him a chance to train for the day when he finds his own son. But watching this troubled child turns out to be not just another day in the park, and before they know it, Liz and Max are in way over their heads….

Автор: Ruoitis Paul
Серия: Roswell’’
 
Dark Descendant

From the acclaimed author of the Morgan Kingsley, Exorcist books comes the gripping first novel in a new series about a private eye who discovers, to her surprise, that she's an immortal huntress.

Nikki Glass can track down any man. But when her latest client turns out to be a true descendant of Hades, Nikki now discovers she can't die. . . . Crazy as it sounds, Nikki's manhunting skills are literally god-given. She's a living, breathing descendant of Artemis who has stepped right into a trap set by the children of the gods. Nikki's new 'friends' include a descendant of Eros, who uses sex as a weapon; a descendant of Loki, whose tricks are no laughing matter; and a half-mad descendant of Kali who thinks she's a spy. But most powerful of all are the Olympians, a rival clan of immortals seeking to destroy all Descendants who refuse to bow down to them. In the eternal battle of good god/bad god, Nikki would make a divine weapon. But if they think she'll surrender without a fight, the gods must be crazy. . . .

Автор: Black Jenna
Серия: Descendants
 
Dancer of Gor

Doreen Williamson appeared to be a quiet shy librarian, but in the dark of the library, after hours, she would practice, semi-nude, her secret studies in belly-dancing. Until, one fateful night, the slavers from Gor kidnapped her.

On that barbarically splendid counter-Earth, Doreen drew a high price as a dancer in taverns, in slave collar and ankle bells. Until each of her owners became aware that their prize dancer was the target of power forces---that in the tense climate of the ongoing war between Ar and Cos, two mighty empires, Doreen was too dangerous to keep.

DANCER OF GOR is a John Norman bonus novel---an erotic fever-pitched novel of an alien world where men were all-powerful and women were living jewels of desire.

Автор: Norman John
 
Dancer of Gor

Doreen Williamson appeared to be a quiet shy librarian, but in the dark of the library, after hours, she would practice, semi-nude, her secret studies in belly-dancing. Until, one fateful night, the slavers from Gor kidnapped her.

On that barbarically splendid counter-Earth, Doreen drew a high price as a dancer in taverns, in slave collar and ankle bells. Until each of her owners became aware that their prize dancer was the target of power forces---that in the tense climate of the ongoing war between Ar and Cos, two mighty empires, Doreen was too dangerous to keep.

DANCER OF GOR is a John Norman bonus novel---an erotic fever-pitched novel of an alien world where men were all-powerful and women were living jewels of desire.

Автор: Norman John
 
Dead Reckoning

With her knack for being in trouble's way, Sookie witnesses the firebombing of Merlotte's, the bar where she works. Since Sam Merlotte is now known to be two-natured, suspicion falls immediately on the anti-shifters in the area. Sookie suspects otherwise, but her attention is divided when she realizes that her lover Eric Northman and his "child" Pam are plotting to kill the vampire who is now their master. Gradually, Sookie is drawn into the plot-which is much more complicated than she knows...

 
Delirium

Before scientists found the cure, people thought love was a good thing. They didn’t understand that once love — the deliria — blooms in your blood, there is no escaping its hold. Things are different now. Scientists are able to eradicate love, and the governments demands that all citizens receive the cure upon turning eighteen. Lena Holoway has always looked forward to the day when she’ll be cured. A life without love is a life without pain: safe, measured, predictable, and happy. But with ninety-five days left until her treatment, Lena does the unthinkable: She falls in love.

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Автор: Strand Jeff
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Автор: Swanwick Michael
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Diuna

Arrakis, zwana Diuną, to jedyne we wszechświecie źródło melanżu — substancji przedłużającej życie, umożliwiającej odbywanie podróży kosmicznych i przewidywanie przyszłości. Z rozkazu Padyszacha Imperatora Szaddama IV rządzący Diuną Harkonnenowie opuszczają planetę, swe największe źródło dochodów. Diunę otrzymują w lenno Atrydzi, ich zaciekli wrogowie. Zwycięstwo księcia Leto Atrydy jest jednak pozorne — przejęcie planety ukartowano. W odpowiedzi na atak połączonych sił Imperium i Harkonnenów dziedzic rodu Atrydów, Paul —końcowe ogniwo planu eugenicznego Bene Gesserit — staje na czele rdzennych mieszkańców Diuny i wyciąga rękę po imperialny tron.


Nagroda Nebula 1965.

Nagroda Hugo 1966.

Автор: Herbert Frank
Серия: Diuna
 
Автор: Karpyshyn Drew
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Devil's Business

Pete Caldecott did everything she could to save Jack from Hell, even reigning in the dark machinations of the Morrigan to help bring him home. Still, Black London has not welcomed Jack back with open arms. . . So when a friend in Los Angeles asks for help tracking a sorcerous serial killer, Pete and Jack decide a change of scenery couldn't hurt. . .

But the shadow side of the City of Angels turns out to be more treacherous than they ever imagined. Together, Pete and Jack must navigate a landscape teeming with hostile magic-users — and fight an unknown enemy. When their investigation leads to a confrontation with the demon Belial, Jack learns that he wasn't the only thing to escape from Hell. Now it's up to him and Pete to track and eliminate an evil older than the Black itself — before it turns L.A. into Hell on Earth. And destroys life as they know it back at home.

Автор: Kittredge Caitlin
Серия: Black London
 
Delenda Est

Гензерих, вождь вандалов, плывет в Рим. Он не подозревает, что среди его окружения – предатель, собирающийся отвести корабль в бухту, где Императрица сможет покончить с угрозой. Коварный план удался бы, если не помощь легендарного Ганнибала...

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Delenda Est

Гензерих, вождь вандалов, плывет в Рим. Он не подозревает, что среди его окружения – предатель, собирающийся отвести корабль в бухту, где Императрица сможет покончить с угрозой. Коварный план удался бы, если не помощь легендарного Ганнибала...

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Der Untergang des abendlandesmenschen

В новой антологии собраны тридцать пять классических и современных историй о вампирах, принадлежащих перу таких известных авторов, как Клайв Баркер, Роберт Блох, Нил Гейман, Тацит Ли, Ким Ньюмен, Кристофер Фаулер, Брайан Ламли и других.

Загадочные, жестокие, аристократичные, сексуальные, бесстрастные, как сама смерть, и способные па самую жгучую страсть, – вампиры уже не первое столетие остаются притягательной и модной темой мировой литературы и кинематографа.

Исторгнутые извечной тьмой или порожденные человеческими суевериями; исчадия зла или жертвы рокового недуга; звероподобные кровопийцы или утонченные ценители алого вина жизни – вампиры обязательно завладеют если не вашей кровью, то неотступным вниманием.

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Dime Store Magic

Forget nude-dancing Wiccans, forget Samantha from 'Bewitched', forget the cackling green hag in the Wizard of Oz. Real witches are nothing, NOTHING like this. For years, real witches have hidden their powers, afraid of being persecuted. They have integrated so well into the community, you could have a witch living right next door, and never know about it. Take Paige, for instance. Just an ordinary twentysomething, runs her own website design company, worries about her weight, wonders if she'll ever find a boyfriend. Okay, so she has an adopted daughter, Savannah, who wants to raise her mother from the dead. And who is being stalked by a telekinetic demon and a renegade sorceror. But other than that – really ordinary life. That is, until the neighbours find out who she is, and all hell breaks loose. Literally. Breathtakingly thrilling, hip and funny, this new novel is another page-turning triumph from an author who is going from strength to strength.

Автор: Armstrong Kelley
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Dziedziczki

Ukazał się kolejny, długo przez wszystkich oczekiwany tom przygód Stanisławy Kruszewskiej, pełnej zapału bohaterki znanej z „Kuzynek” i „Księżniczki”. Tym razem niepokorna szlachcianka postara się odzyskać siedzibę swojego rodu i doprowadzić ją do dawnej świetności.

Zmęczona tempem miejskiego życia i absurdami codzienności ucieka na wieś, aby znaleźć spokój w miejscu, które kiedyś było dla niej wszystkim. Okazuje się, że problemem długowieczności są wspomnienia lokacji i wydarzeń mających miejsce setki lat temu. Czy uda się na nowo przywrócić Kruszwice do życia, takie jakie zapamiętała je w młodości?

Choć Stanisława to rodowita polska szlachcianka, jest przede wszystkim młodą, wyzwoloną kobietą z charakterem. Oczarowała zapewne wielu Czytelników. Wydana siłą za mąż, powraca po latach, aby dokonać krwawej zemsty na małżonku, który sprzedał ją w niewolę. Wyklęta za swój czyn musi uciekać. W czasie podróży poznaje mistrza alchemii Michała Sędziwoja – legndarnego odkrywcę kamienia filozoficznego, czyli czerwonej tynktury. Od tego momentu zaczyna się jej pełne przygód życie. Jego szlak wiedzie przez egzotyczne zakątki świata i ważne historyczne wydarzenia, których, ze względu na działanie tajemniczej substancji, może być naocznym świadkiem. Wszystko po to, aby na początku XXI wieku powrócić do kraju i zacząć wszystko od nowa.

Razem ze Stanisławą pojawiają się jej starzy znajomi. Odnaleziona kuzynka Katarzyna – specjalistka od komputerów i była agentka Centralnego Biura Śledczego. Mistrz Sędziwój – wieczny naukowiec i sławny alchemik oraz księżniczka Monika – młodziutka dziwczyna „zarażona” wampiryzmem, ostatnia przedstwaicielka potężnego bałkańskiego rodu.

Poza przyjaciółmi na scenę wkraczają także odwieczni wrogowie. Bractwo Drugiej Drogi, tajemnicza organizacja od lat poszukująca za wszelką cenę dostępu do bogactwa i długowieczności. Od wieków jej kolejni członkowie starają się wykraść sekret, tak skrzętnie skrywany przez głównych bohaterów. Jednak nie są oni jedyną przeszkodą na drodze kuzynek. Będzie nią także głupota bezmyślnych urzędników i wszechobecne „bezprawie” w kraju prawa, czyli jednym słowem nasza polska rzeczywistość, okraszona odrobiną humoru i doprawiona szczyptą tajemiczości.

Tak bardzo „wyjątkowa” grupa przyjaciół musi natrafiać na różne niezwykłości i jest to chyba jeden z podstawowych atutów książki. Autor bardzo zręcznie wykorzystuje w fabule stare legendy, omijając na szczęście szerokim łukiem skomercjalizowane już przez Hollywood historyjki. Mamy tu więc wiele nawiązań do historii Polski i ludowych wierzeń, sprytnie odniesionych do przedstawionych w książce wydarzeń.

Wystarczy tylko przejść się po Krakowie kuzynek, aby obok wszechobecnych turystów i zatłoczonych skrzyżowań odnaleźć zapomniane uliczki starego miasta czy maleńkie sklepiki pełne starych zakurzonych książek, skrywających niejedną tajemnicę. Teraźniejszość przenika się z przeszłością, gdy tuż obok komputera na ścianie wisi kolekcja staropolskiej broni, a damasceńska szabla i magia są używane równie często co nowoczesny pistolet.

Całość napisana jest lekkim choć rzeczowym językiem, bez zbędnych przejaskrawień oraz literackiej megalomanii. Okazuje się, że niebanalne pomysły oraz przenikające się rzeczywistość i literacka fikcja oparta na staropolskich wierzeniach to bardzo udany mariaż. I chyba nie będę zbytnio oryginalny, kiedy zapytam: „Kiedy kolejny tom?”.

Автор: Pilipiuk Andrzej
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Destiny's Forge-A Man-Kzin War Novel

For fifty thousand years the Kzinti Patriarchy thrived on battle fought for conquest. Against all odds the humans stopped them, and for five wars kept on stopping them. With its violent expansion checked internal strains have built up within the Patriarchy, and now they threaten to tear it apart. When the ambitious Kchula-Tzaatz makes a bid for ultimate power the established order comes tumbling down, and the flames of war burn hot in Destiny's Forge. Hammered on that Forge are; Major Quacy Tskombe, battle hardened warrior turned diplomat. His life is duty, his mission takes him to the Citadel of the Patriarch in a last ditch effort to avert war. When it all falls apart he's forced to choose between love and loyalty, with the fate of humanity hanging in the balance. Captain Ayla Cherenkova, starship commander. As talented as she is beautiful, her hatred of the Kzinti has driven her to the top. Her space combat genius is unmatched, but when she's trapped alone in the jungles of Kzinhome her survival will depend on a whole new skillset. Pouncer, First-Son-of-Meerz-Rritt, heir apparent to the galaxy's most powerful empire, now a nameless fugitive with the collapse of his father's dynasty. Survival demands escape, but honor demands vengeance, and the price of his Name will be paid in the blood of worlds.

Paul Chafe presents a masterpiece in the grand tradition of epic science fiction. No fan of Larry Niven's best-selling Known Space series can miss Destiny's Forge.

Автор: Chafe Paul
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Das Erbe der Phaetonen

Menschlicher Forschergeist sind keine Grenzen gesetzt. Kurz vor dem Jahre 2000 sind Mond und Mars bereits bezwungen.

Die Venus dagegen, der Schwesterplanet der Erde, hütet hinter einer dichten Wolkenhülle auch vor den stärksten irdischen Teleskopen ihre Geheimnisse.

Deshalb startet die "SSSR-KS 3“, ein sowjetisches Raumschiff, mit zwölf Wissenschaftlern an Bord in Richtung Venus. Die Landung gelingt, doch heftige Gewitter und sintflutartige Regen erschweren die Erkundung des Planeten.

Alle bewegt die Frage: Gibt es hier vernunftbegabte Wesen? Sollen es die aufrecht gehenden schildkrötenartigen Geschöpfe sein, die dreien der Kosmonauten zum Verhängnis werden?

Phantasiereich und glaubhaft gestaltet der Autor die Begegnung des Erdenmenschen mit Bewohnern einer anderen Welt und mit der ans Wunderbare grenzende Technik eines fremden Raumschiffs, das vor Jahrtausenden auf der Venus niedergegangen ist.

Автор: Martynow Georgi
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Dydeetown World

Welcome to the future…

Where the cream of humanity has left for the outworlds, leaving the rest behind…

Where genetically redesigned T. rexes have supplanted pit bulls…

Where population control measures have created an underclass of Urchins, unlicensed children who have no rights — not even the right to exist…

Where wireheads with chips in their brains live vicariously through the downloaded experiences of others…

Where the UN has been turned into a brothel known as Dydeetown, peopled by clones of famous personalities from history and entertainment…

Where a Dydeetown clone of Jean Harlow asks a down-and-out private eye named Sig Dreyer to find her missing lover.

Though Sig loathes the idea of working for a clone, Harlow-c is paying in gold, and that's hard to turn down. Just a missing-person case… should be simple enough.

But neither realizes that Sig's investigation will tip the first domino in a cascade of events that will turn their world upside down.

DYDEETOWN WORLD whips the classic tropes of noir fiction and far-future cyberpunk into a relentlessly paced novel about freedom, friendship, and self-esteem. Beneath its hardboiled voice, its seamy settings, and violent events, are people trying to make a human connection…and changing the world in the process.

Автор: Wilson F Paul
Серия: LaNague Federation
 
Dragonflight

Volume 1 of the Dragonriders of Pern

Автор: McCaffrey Anne
 
Darkest Mercy

The Summer King is missing; the Dark Court is bleeding; and a stranger walks the streets of Huntsdale, his presence signifying the deaths of powerful fey.

Aislinn tends to the Summer Court, searching for her absent king and yearning for Seth. Torn between his new queen and his old love, Keenan works from afar to strengthen his court against the coming war. Donia longs for fiery passion even as she coolly readies the Winter Court for battle. And Seth, sworn brother of the Dark King and heir to the High Queen, is about to make a mistake that could cost his life.

Love, despair, and betrayal ignite the Faery Courts, and in the final conflict, some will win . . . and some will lose everything.

The thrilling conclusion to Melissa Marr's New York Times bestselling Wicked Lovely series will leave readers breathless.

Автор: Marr Melissa
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Dead Waters

Simon Canderous, of the Department of Extraordinary Affairs, is used to fighting vampires and zombies. But the strange murder of a professor has everyone stumped. And it's making some people crazy. Literally.

Автор: Strout Anton
Серия: Simon Canderous
 
Dimensioni proibite

Potrebbe capitare a ognuno di noi: fare un passo falso, inciampare in quello che sembrava un sasso (ma non lo era), scivolare oltre una soglia invisibile o molto ben nascosta e trovarci in un mondo sconosciuto, completamente diverso dal nostro. Ci sono porte che si spalancano fra le dimensioni, e alcune — come si accorgerà il protagonista di questo romanzo — sono dimensioni proibite. Ma se dall’altra parte incontrassimo un personaggio straordinario, una donna dotata di poteri stupefacenti, un essere di cui non possiamo più fare a meno? Ci mettererrimo alla ricerca di lei a ogni costo, rischieremmo la vita per trovarla e scoprire il suo segreto. Ma cosa ci aspetterebbe alla fine dell’awentura? È pericoloso scherzare con i mondi altrui: non si sa mai quello che può succedere…

Автор: Wolfe Gene
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Die Duellmaschine

Im Sternenreich der Menschheit hat man eine friedliche Lösung für alle Konflikte gefunden: die Duell-Maschine. Die Menschen lassen ihre Gehirne mit der Maschine verbinden und werden in eine Scheinwelt versetzt, in der sie ihren Gegnern im offenen Zweikampf entgegentreten. Gekämpft wird bis zum Tod eines der Duellanten, aber dieser Tod findet nur in der Illusion der Kämpfenden statt. Sie können die Maschine anschließend unversehrt und von ihren Aggressionen befreit verlassen. Bis ein unheimlicher Fremder auftaucht, dessen Gegner wirklich sterben — für immer…

Ben Bova machte sich als Herausgeber des amerikanischen SF-Magazins ANALOG einen Namen. Für diese Tätigkeit wurde er mehrere Jahre hintereinander als bester Herausgeber mit dem HUGO AWARD ausgezeichnet. Seine Romane beweisen, daß er auch als Autor zu den Meistern seines Genres gehört.

Автор: Bova Ben
Серия: Sternenwache
 
Duellomacchina

Una preziosa invenzione terapeutica un congegno psico-elettronico mediante il quale ci si può combattere fino alla morte, ma senza morire; uno strumento di civiltà, di progresso, di pace, che permette lo sfogo regolato degli istinti aggressivi dell’uomo. Questo è la duellomacchina, nelle intenzioni del suo ideatore. Ogni interferenza, manomissione o sabotaggio è impossibile. Tutto è stato previsto perche i duellanti non possano in alcun modo danneggiarsi, quali che siano le armi che hanno scelto, l’odio che li anima. Eppure, a un certo punto, dalle cabine della duellomacchina cominciano a uscire dei veri cadaveri…

Автор: Bova Ben
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Автор: Bryan J L
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Автор: Waggoner Tim
Серия: Necropolis
 
Dinoshift

Anyone tampering with the past had better try Real Hard to anticipate all possible consequences. Some, of course, are harder than others... .

Автор: Clarke J Brian
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Defenders of the Frontier

Soldiers in every age have learned that the military’s unofficial motto is “Hurry up and wait.” But suppose all you ever did was wait? And wait. And wait…

Автор: Silverberg Robert
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Автор: Zindell David
Серия: EA Cycle
 
De strijd der koningen

Sinds de dood van koning Robert worden de opvolgingstwisten om de IJzeren Troon steeds feller voort. Zo schuwt Roberts oudste broer geen middel om zijn aanspraken te bekrachtigen, van zwarte magie tot broedermoord. Vooralsnog zonder resultaat. Duidelijk is dat koningin Cersei alles op alles zal zetten om te heersen tot Roberts zoon volwassen is. Een hele opgave. Want terwijl de vijand oprukt naar de hoofdstad, heeft Cersei haar handen vol aan de vele hofintriges. Daarbij is niet duidelijk wat de geslepen en altijd manipulerende kobold Tyrion Lannister precies in zijn schuld voert. De Noordlanden, waar als vanouds de Starks heersen, hebben intussen eigenmachtig een koning benoemd, Robb Stark. Met zijn legers trekt hij op tegen de perfide Lannisters om de moord op zijn vader te wreken. Maar daarbij blijft zijn erfgoed vrijwel onverdedigd achter, open voor een verrassingsaanval…

Автор: Martin George RR
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Dzienny Patrol

Na odwieczną walkę Dobra i Zła, Ciemności i Światła patrzymy tym razem oczami pracowników Dziennego Patrolu. Codzienna patrolowa rutyna zostaje zakłócona nagłym wezwaniem do typowegom zdawałoby się, zadania – Jaśni wykryli i przechwycili kobietę zajmującą się magią i czarami bez licencji. Dzienny Patrol za wszelką cenę musi odbić nielicencjonowaną Ciemną. W czasie trudnej, wyczerpującej akcji wiedźma Alicja Dominikowa traci moc, a na regenerację utraconych sił trzeba wiele czasu. Ku ogromnemu zaskoczeniu Alicji były kochanek i jednocześnie szej Dziennego Patrolu w trosce o jak najszybszą rekonwalescencję wysyła ją do Arteku, obozu młodzieżowego, w którym może odzyskać utracone siły. W Arteku wypoczywa przystojny chłopak Igor, Alicja zaczyna się nim interesować i wkrótce wakacyjna przygoda przeradza się w miłość, uczucie dotąd jej nieznane. Igor nie wie, kim jest Alicja, ona zaś nie zdaje sobie sprawy, że Igor nie jest zwykłym śmiertelnikiem… Dramat, jaki rozegra się tego lata, to zaledwie jeden z elementów skomplikowanej układanki, pierwszy etap wielkiej rozgrywki o bardzo wysoka stawkę.

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Автор: Bledsoe Alex
 
Die Schaukel des Eremiten

Die Handlung dieser sieben phantastischen Geschichten spielt in Gegenwart und Zukunft, auf der Erde und im Weltraum.

Die Helden sind ein kleines Mädchen, das aus dem Kosmos auf die Erde kommt, um das allergrößte Haus zu suchen;

eine Zeitungsverkäuferin, die die Zukunft nicht nur voraussehen, sondern auch beeinflussen kann;

ein Architekt, der eine undankbare Stadt verlassen will und es dennoch nicht vermag;

ein Schriftsteller, dessen Geschichten gegen seinen Willen von anderen geschrieben werden;

ein Mann, dem sich eine Parallelwelt auftut, in der er glücklicher wäre und die tödlich für ihn ist, und die Besatzung eines Raumschiffes, die auf einem fernen Planeten geheimnisvolle Maschinen unirdischer Herkunft vorfindet und sich mit unerklärlichen, gespenstischen Vorgängen konfrontiert sieht.

Автор: Kolupajew Viktor
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De Foundation en Aarde

Golan Trevize, raadsman van de Eerste Foundation, krijgt opdracht het ontstaan en de ontwikkeling van het Galactische Imperium te bestuderen. Daarvoor gaat hij op zoek naar Aarde, de plaats waar eonen geleden de mensheid ontstond.

Maar Aarde schijnt op onverklaarbare wijze uit het Melkwegstelsel verdwenen te zijn en zelfs in de bibliotheken is geen enkele verwijzing meer terug te vinden. Heeft de tijd zijn werk gedaan of zijn hier andere krachten bezig geweest? Golan en zijn metgezellen moeten zien te achterhalen wie Aarde zo nonchalant heeft ‘zoek gemaakt’ en waarom.

Автор: Asimov Isaac
Серия: Foundation (nl)
 
Die Farben der Magie

Der Magier Rincewind packt nicht oft etwas an, aber wenn er es tut, dann geht es schief. Während seiner Ausbildung an der Unsichtbaren Universität wirft er verbotener Weise einen Blick in das magische Buch Oktav — und wird prompt von einem Zauberspruch befallen. Dieser ist so mächtig, daß er keine weiteren Sprüche neben sich duldet. Rincewind muß die Universität verlassen und tut sich mit Zweiblum zusammen, dem ersten Touristen auf der Scheibenwelt. Gemeinsam begegnen sie Drachen, Wassertrollen und intelligenten Holztruhen. Und als sie an die Grenze der Scheibenwelt gelangen, ist Rincewind natürlich der erste, der über den Rand fällt ...

»Die Farben der Magie« ist der Auftakt zu Pratchetts legendärem Zyklus, der die humorvolle Fantasy-Literatur wie kein anderer geprägt hat

Автор: Pratchett Terry
Серия: Scheibenwelt
 
Das Licht der Phantasie

Dies ist die Geschichte der Scheibenwelt, die von einer Schildkröte getragen wird und die sich auf Kollisionskurs befindet: einem Roten Stern entgegen. Die Sprüche des Zauberbuchs Octavo könnten die Katastrophe verhindern; doch ausgerechnet der tumbe Magier Rincewind hat den wichtigsten Spruch im Kopf. Während die Kol egen ihn aufzuspüren versuchen, macht sich Rincewind in Begleitung des Touristen Twoflower und dessen laufendem Koffer aus dem Staub.

Da stiehlt ein verrückt gewordener Magier das Buch Octavo und ist drauf und dran, die Scheibenwelt dem Untergang preiszugeben. Rincewind muß sich entscheiden…


Die Originalausgabe erschien unter dem Titel »The Light Phantastic«.

Автор: Pratchett Terry
Серия: Scheibenwelt
 
Das Regenbogen-Schwert

Prinz Rupert wird ausgeschickt, um in den Wäldern einen Dra­chen zu erlegen. Nicht so sehr, damit er sich bewährt, als um ihn loszuwerden, denn es kann nur einen Thronerben geben und Prinz Rupert ist nun einmal der Zweitgeborene. Doch als der Prinz und sein melancholisches, sprechendes Einhorn tatsächlich auf einen Drachen treffen, entpuppt sich dieser als alt, müde und Schmetterlingssammler. Darüber hinaus tyrannisiert den kamp­fesmüden Drachen eine schlagkräftige Prinzessin, die vor ihrem Bräutigam ausgerissen ist.

Als das Königreich von einer immer stärker werdenden Dunklen Macht bedroht wird, ist Prinz Rupert plötzlich der Einzige, der sich der drohenden Gefahr entgegenstellen kann. Gemeinsam mit seinem Einhorn, der Prinzessin und dem Drachen bricht er auf, das größte Abenteuer seines Lebens zu bestehen…

Автор: Green Simon R
Серия: Dämonen-Reihe
 
Das dunkle Fort

Im Finsterholz nahe der Grenze herrscht stets das Dunkel der Nacht. Ein mächtiges Fort bewacht diesen unheimlichen Teil des Waldes, doch seit einiger Zeit ist der Kontakt abgerissen. Der Ranger Duncan MacNeil wird zusammen mit drei Gefährten ausgesandt, um das Schicksal des Forts und seiner Bewohner zu klären. Die Gruppe findet das Gebäude völlig verlassen vor, und alles deutet auf ein schreckliches Verbrechen hin. Bald stellt sich heraus, dass tief unter dem Fort etwas Unvorstellbares lauert. Und als auch noch Gesetzlose in das Gebäude eindringen, um einen angeblichen Goldschatz zu bergen, schlagen die Mächte der Finsternis zu, und die Ranger müssen sich mit den Verbrechern verbünden. Einer nach dem anderen fällt den Angriffen der Untoten und Trolle zum Opfer, bis Duncan dem mächtigsten aller Dämonen selbst gegenübertreten muss… Der düstere Geniestreich des erfolgreichen Autors von »Das Regenbogen-Schwert«.

Автор: Green Simon R
Серия: Dämonen-Reihe
 
Der Eiserne Thron

Im Jahre des Herrn 22--: Mit eiserner Faust regiert Ihre Majestät Kaiserin Löwenstein XIV. das galaktische Imperium.

Plebejer und Adel leiden gleichermaßen unter ihrer Knute.

Owen Todtsteltzer, Lord von Virimonde, Letzter einer Linie berühmter Krieger, versucht sich der Aufmerksamkeit und den Launen der Herrscherin zu entziehen – und fällt gerade dadurch in Ungnade. Unversehens wird, ein Kopfgeld auf Owen ausgesetzt, und er muß zur zwielichtigen Nebelwelt fliehen, wo er eine Truppe ungleicher Verbündeter um sich schart. Ihr Ziel: den Eisernen Thron zu stürzen…

Автор: Green Simon R
Серия: Owen Todtsteltzer
 
Die Rebellion

hohes Kopfgeld ist auf Owen Todtsteltzer ausgesetzt, und so hat er keine andere Wahl, als sich dem Schicksal zu stellen, das ihm bestimmt ist. Er ergreift Schwert und Strahlenwaffe und nimmt den Kampf gegen Kaiserin Löwenstein XIV auf.

Eine höchst seltsame Streitmacht hat er um sich versammelt den legendären Helden Jakob Ohnesorg, die schone Piratin Hazel, den ursprünglichen Todtsteltzer, der man schon lange nicht mehr unter den Lebenden glaubte, und die nicht-humanoiden Hadenmänner, die niemand zu durchschauen vermag.

Die Augen aller Unterdrückten sind auf Owen gerichtet. Die Galaxie wartet auf die Befreiung vom Joch den Tyrannei…

Автор: Green Simon R
Серия: Owen Todtsteltzer
 
Duisters linkerhand

Автор: Le Guin Ursula K
Серия: Hainish Cyclus (nl)
 
Deux Ex. Эффект Икара

"Deus Ех" — культовая компьютерная игра в жанре кибер-панк. Захватывающая новеллизация долгожданного приквела! Впервые на русском языке!

2027 год. Технологии физической модификации быстро совершенствуются, до появления нанокибернетики остается несколько лет, и новая эра в развитии человечества уже близка. Люди, снабженные сверхсовременными имплантами, получили небывалые возможности, однако не всем по душе этот стремительный взлет: могущественное тайное общество готово пойти на все, чтобы сохранить контроль над человечеством.

Агент Секретной службы США Анна Келсо, в ходе выполнения задания потерявшая близкого друга, хочет найти и наказать виновных, но, пытаясь восстановить справедливость, неожиданно сама попадает под удар. В то же время бывший офицер британского спецназа Бен Саксон, чудом выживший после провала секретной операции, вступает в ряды боевой группы, деятельность которой со временем начинает вызывать у него множество вопросов. Стремясь разобраться в сложившейся ситуации, Келсо и Саксон вмешиваются в дела опасной организации, которая ревностно оберегает свои тайны и ведет жестокую игру, ставкой в которой является судьба человечества.

Серия:
 
Day of the Minotaur

It is the Dawn of Time. Dryads, Centaurs, and winged Thriae still dwell in the world of Men, practicing their ancient rites in the seclusion of the Country of the Beasts. But when the allure of the Dryads ensnares the King, two half-Beast children are brought into the Land of Men. In the glittering palace of Knossos they grow to youthful beauty—and then become the dread Achaeans, and it is the Day of the Minotaur.

Автор: Swann Thomas Burnett
Серия: Minotaur Trilogy
 
Dead and Gone

Except for Sookie Stackhouse, folks in Bon Temps, Louisiana, know little about vamps—and nothing about weres.

Until now. The weres and shifters have finally decided to reveal their existence to the ordinary world. At first all goes well. Then the mutilated body of a were-panther is found near the bar where Sookie works—and she feels compelled to discover who, human or otherwise, did it.

But there’s a far greater danger threatening Bon Temps. A race of unhuman beings—older, more powerful, and more secretive than vampires or werewolves—is preparing for war. And Sookie finds herself an all-too human pawn in their battle.

 
Die letzte Diagnose

ORBIT HOSPITAL ist ein Klinikum im All, das allen raumfahrenden Lebensformen der Galaxis medizinische Hilfe leistet. Es nimmt alle Geschöpfe auf, ob sie ein Dutzend Gliedmaßen haben oder gar keine, ob sie sich von Radioaktivität ernähren oder Wasser atmen – von anderen exotischen Gewohnheiten und Bedürfnissen ganz zu schweigen. Es ist ein ökologisches Tollhaus und ein organisatorischer Irrwitz, aber es ist für alle da und es funktioniert. Es ist im wahrsten Sinne des Wortes – lebensnotwendig.

Автор: White James
Серия:
 
Dust of Dreams

On the Letherii continent the exiled Malazan army commanded by Adjunct Tavore begins its march into the eastern Wastelands, to fight for an unknown cause against an enemy it has never seen. The fate awaiting the Bonehunters is one no soldier can prepare for, and one no mortal soul can withstand – the foe is uncertainty and the only weapon worth wielding is stubborn courage. In war everyone loses, and this brutal truth can be found in the eyes of every soldier in every world. Destinies are never simple. Truths are neither clear nor sharp. "The Tales of the Malazan Book of the Fallen" are drawing to a close in a distant place, beneath indifferent skies, as the last great army of the Malazan Empire seeks a final battle in the name of redemption. Final questions remain to be answered: can one's deeds be heroic when no one is there to see it? Can that which is unwitnessed forever change the world? The answers await the Bonehunters, beyond the Wastelands.

Автор: Erikson Steven
 
Dreamsnake

An award-winning novel set in the post-apocalyptic future follows a young woman who travels the earth healing the sick with the help of her alien companion, the dreamsnake, pursued by two implacable followers. Nuclear war, biotechnology, alternate sex patterns, and other-worldly tribalism put in appearances.

Won Nebula Award for Best Novel in 1978.

Won Hugo Award for Best Novel in 1979.

Won Locus Award for Best Novel in 1979.

Автор: McIntyre Vonda N
Серия:
 
Darker Angels

Jayn – Heller must enter the world of voodoo in order to take on a body-switching serial killer in this sequel to Unclean Spirits.

Автор: Hanover M L N
Серия:
 
Destined for an Early Grave

Her deadly dreams leave her in grave danger

Since half-vampire Cat Crawfield and her undead lover Bones met six years ago, they've fought against the rogue undead, battled a vengeful Master vampire, and pledged their devotion with a blood bond. Now it's time for a vacation. But their hopes for a perfect Paris holiday are dashed when Cat awakes one night in terror. She's having visions of a vampire named Gregor who's more powerful than Bones and has ties to her past that even Cat herself didn't know about.

Gregor believes Cat is his and he won't stop until he has her. As the battle begins between the vamp who haunts her nightmares and the one who holds her heart, only Cat can break Gregor's hold over her. She'll need all the power she can summon in order to bring down the baddest bloodsucker she's ever faced... even if getting that power will result in an early grave.

Автор: Frost Jeaniene
Серия: Night Huntress
 
Das Schlangenschwert

Als Tikki seine Eltern verliert, hält ihn nichts mehr auf seinem verstrahlten Planeten. Deshalb heuert er auf einem Raumtransporter an. Auf Neu-Kuweit scheint alles besser. Tikki findet wieder so etwas wie Heimat und einen Freund. Doch dann wird er unversehens in einen Staatsstreich hineingezogen: Die undurchsichtige Inna Snow will die Alleinherrschaft über das Imperium an sich reißen. Dafür kämpft sie mit allen Mitteln und manipuliert die Gehirne der Bewohner von Neu-Kuweit. Einige wenige, darunter auch Tikki, sind dem Hypnose-Anschlag Inna Snows entgangen. Sie gehen in den Untergrund, um den Gegenschlag vorzubereiten. Angeführt werden sie von den Sternenrittern, den erbittertsten Gegnern Snows. Sie haben Tikki für eine ganz besondere Aufgabe ausgewählt: Er soll sich direkt ins feindliche Lager wagen und Inna Snow ausspionieren. Hilfe erwarten kann Tikki nur von seinem Schlangenschwert: einer mächtigen, lebendigen Waffe, die sich ihren Träger selbst aussucht — für immer.

Автор: Lukianenko Sergej
Серия:
 
Dr. Сокол

Странные и необъяснимые события во Франции, Японии, Бразилии, Африке были только прологом глобального заговора. Его руководитель, таинственный Главный, получил самый реальный за всю историю человечества шанс стать владыкой мира. Инспирированный им повсеместный отказ электроники парализовал города и страны. Все, кто стоял на его пути, подлежали безжалостному уничтожению. Противостоять Главному и его агентам в службах безопасности ведущих стран мира могли лишь такие, как Александр Барков, в прошлом — простой инженер, а ныне — человек и биокомп в одном лице, короче говоря — «Сокол».

Серия: Сокол
 
Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

What do a dead cat, a computer whiz-kid, an Electric Monk who believes the world is pink, quantum mechanics, a Chronologist over 200 years old, Samuel Taylor Coleridge (poet), and pizza have in common?

Apparently, not much: until Dirk Gently, self-styled private investigator, sets out to prove the fundamental interconnectedness of all things by solving a mysterious murder, assisting a mysterious professor, unravelling a mysterious mystery, and eating a lot of pizza - not to mention saving the entire human race from extinction along the way (at no extra charge).

To find out more, read this book (better still, buy it and then read it) - or contact Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency.

Автор: Adams Douglas
Серия:
 
Downpour

Harper Blaine is on the mend, but evil never rests-in the latest novel from the national bestselling author of Labyrinth.

 After being shot in the back and dying—again—Greywalker Harper Blaine's only respite from the chaos is her work. But while conducting a pre-trial investigation in the Olympic Peninsula, she sees a ghostly car accident whose victim insists that he was murdered and that the nearby community of Sunset Lakes is to blame.

 Harper soon learns that the icy waters of the lake hide a terrible power, and a host of hellish beings under the thrall of a sinister cabal that will use the darkest of arts to achieve their fiendish ends...

Автор: Richardson Kat
Серия: Graywalker
 
Der unsterbliche Alchemyst

San Francisco 2007. Am helllichten Tag, in Nick Flemings Buchhandlung, trauen Sophie und Josh kaum ihren Augen Ein Unbekannter attackiert den Buchladenbesitzer Fleming mit purer Magie - und entkommt mit einem alten Buch. Was die Zwillinge nun erfahren, ist unfassbar Nick Fleming ist kein Geringerer als der berühmte Alchemyst Nicholas Flamel, geboren vor über 670 Jahren. In einem alten Zauberbuch, dem legendären Codex, entdeckte er das Geheimnis ewigen Lebens. Und genau dieses Buch hat der Fremde gestohlen. Die Mächte des Bösen versuchen schon seit Jahrhunderten, den Codex in ihre Gewalt zu bringen - denn mit ihm allein könnten sie die Herrschaft über die Welt zurückgewinnen. 


Nicholas Flamel, Josh und Sophie haben genau einen Monat Zeit, um das Zauberbuch zurückzuholen. Ein atemberaubender Wettlauf gegen die Zeit beginnt! - Der fulminante Auftakt der packen Fantasy-Saga - Rasant wie ein Kinofilm und unglaublich spann - Nicholas Flamel bekannt aus "Harry Potter" und "Sakrileg"



Автор: Скотт Майкл
 
Deadly Genes

HOLD THE PICKLE

Meet the Boss Camelus-Whitus, affectionately known as BBQ to the genetic engineers at Boston Bio, Brainchild of the beautiful but sociopathic Dr. Judith White, this homely, sad-eyed creature is a bio-masterpiece of gene splicing, and billed as the world's most promising new food source.

A bungled kidnapping of the BBQ by animal rights activists results in the unfortunate discovery that these slow, silly-looking creatures might actually be bloodthirsty killers.


Vicious man-eaters or docile darlings? Chiun wants one for a pet and Remo's getting real bad vibes about the sinister secrets behind the whole BBQ thing, especially he's been selected as the prime stud material in a madwoman's brilliant plot to send the human race out to lunch...permanently.


Серия: The Destroyer
 
Disloyal Opposition

PEACE, LOVE AND DESTRUCTION.

JUST ANOTHER DAY IN SUNNY CALIFORNIA

Barkley, California, has always been a counterculture kind of a place, but now, its local historical society has decided they've had enough of Washington's politically incorrect ways.  They are seceding from the union...and they've hire an ex-KGB general with a supersecret particle beam weapon to blow up anything that moves so they can live in harmony and nonviolence.

The news of some weird - the term being relative - scene happening in Barkley gives Dr. Smith an excuse to dispatch Remo and Chiun, who have been hanging around CURE headquarters far too long.  Ironically, from across the former Iron Curtain, another secret specter is hunting the Russian mad dog as well - someone Remo believes to be dead. The first great war of the 21st century promises to be a wild scene for all, including Smith, who just received a special gift from an ex-president: an assistant director for CURE.


Серия: The Destroyer
 
Автор: Lebbon Tim
Серия: Noreela
 
Автор: Lebbon Tim
Серия: Noreela
 
Drżące Serce

Kari odebrano wszelkie możliwości godnego życia. Los poskąpił jej urody i skazał na bycie złą. Gdy jednak w głębi Gór Czarnych spotyka przystojnego Armasa, dostrzega maleńki promyk nadziei na bodaj trochę szczęścia w życiu. Ale czy młodzieniec wysokiego rodu naprawdę zainteresuje się godną pożałowania istotą…

Автор: Sandemo Margit
Серия:
 
Dom Hańby

Po dramatycznych wydarzeniach w Norwegii i na Islandii Móri wraz z rodziną wraca do Austrii. Wszyscy mają nadzieję, że podróż będzie spokojna. Nie biorą jednak pod uwagę złych braci zakonnych i nie wiedzą o istnieniu francuskiej czarownicy Marie-Christine. A już w ogóle nie przyszłoby nikomu do głowy, że zostaną wplątani w tragiczne sprawy całkiem obcej im rodziny, że staną się świadkami zazdrości, wiarołomstwa, a nawet morderstw. Czeka ich po drodze wiele ponurych przygód…

Автор: Sandemo Margit
Серия:
 
Droga Na Zachód

Dwunastoletniemu Dolgowi udaje się wyrwać ojca, islandzkiego czarnoksiężnika Móriego, ze szponów śmierci. Nadszedł czas, by pośpieszyć na ratunek Tiril, matce Dolga, a żonie Móriego, uprowadzonej przez rycerzy Zakonu Świętego Słońca.

Ojciec i syn wyruszają na zachód, ku Pirenejom, gdzie – jak widzieli ostatnio – więziono Tiril. Nie przypuszczają, że zły kardynał von Graben już zastawił pułapkę…

Автор: Sandemo Margit
Серия:
 
Dragon Haven

Centuries had passed since dragons last roamed the war-torn world of the Rain Wild River. But as peace once again settled upon the land, a lost generation of sea serpents—ancient, half-starved, and weary—returned to cocoon, certain that they would be reborn as the beautiful and powerful dragons of legend. But their arduous journey exacted a heavy toll, and the proud serpents emerged as sickly, half-formed beasts, unable to fly or hunt . . . or thrive. For years now they have been trapped on a swampy riverbank between forest and river, hungry and barely alive, reliant on humans to provide for them.

With their survival at stake, fifteen dragons—among them the wise golden Mercor, the haughty and dazzling silver-blue queen Sintara, and the delicate copper beauty Relpda—have set off on a dangerous trek into the unknown, up the Rain Wild River, in hopes of rediscovering the ancient Elderling city of Kelsingra, the lost haven for dragons and Elderlings alike. The dragons are accompanied by a disparate group of human keepers, rejects from Rain Wild society. They, too, yearn to find Kelsingra and create a home of their own, one in which they may make their own rules and decide their own fate. But is Kelsingra real or merely a fragment of a glorified past buried deep in the dragons’ shared memories? No map exists to guide them, and the noble creatures find their ancient recollections of little use in a land changed by generations of flooding and seismic chaos.

As the dragons, the humans—including the strong and defiant Rain Wild girl Thymara; the wealthy dragon scholar and Trader’s wife, Alise; and her companion, the urbane Sedric—and their magical supply barge, captained by the gruff Leftrin, forge their way ever deeper into uncharted wilderness, human and beast alike discover they are changing in mysterious and dangerous ways. While the bonds between them solidify, starvation, flashfloods, and predators will imperil them all. But dragons and humans soon learn that the most savage threats come from within their own company . . . and not all of them may survive.

Автор: Hobb Robin
 
Dreams of Steel

There were only five candidates now. The idol had moved. Its raised foot had fallen, crushing one of the heads. Its other foot had risen. The body of the man who had been two to my left lay beneath it. His head, held by the hair, dangled from one of the idol’s hands. Before the lights had gone out that hand had clutched a bunch of bones. Another hand that had clutched a sword still did so, but now that blade glistened. There was blood on the idol’s lips and chin and fangs. Its eyes gleamed.

How had they managed it? Was there some mechanical engine inside the idol? Had the priest and his assistant done the murder? They would have had to move fast.

The priests seemed startled, too.

Автор: Cook Glen Charles
Серия: The Black Company
 
Deus ex homine

Ниже представлена яркая, насыщенная, очень динамичная история, которая проносит читателя над сингулярностью Винджа в мир, где повсюду поджидают таинственные опасности и еще более таинственные союзники.

 
Domovoi

Ryan Ceres is a real-estate developer, whose single passion--his love--is renovating derelict buildings and turning them into pristine, gleaming shops, offices, and apartments. The long-abandoned Windsor Machine Works seems like just the project for Ryan, or it would be if it were in a better part of town, but he feels compelled to take it on nonetheless. All seems well, until he comes across the ugly, misshapen, drunken squatter, Winnie, in one the rooms. Because she is not simply a squatter, she is the Domovoi, the spirit of the building, and she doesn't want to change.

M. K. Hobson is a fabulous writer; her prose is beautiful and focused, and she gracefully brings alive her subjects. This is a story to read again and again, not just to appreciate the subtleties of the story, but simply to delight in Hobson's craft. This is undoubtedly the strongest story in this month's F&SF.

Patrick Samphire

Автор: Hobson M K
Серия:
 
Dom Upiorów

Elisabet Paladin była osobą zdecydowaną i nie ulegała ciągłym opowieściom matki o znakomitych rodzinach ani jej marzeniom o bogatym mężu dla córki. Bo tak naprawdę to żaden mężczyzna nie zdołał wzbudzić zainteresowania dziewczyny – dopóki nie spotkała Vemunda Tarka. Kiedy jednak Vemund przyszedł rozmawiać z jej rodzicami o małżeństwie, to nie dla siebie prosił o rękę Elisabet lecz dla swego młodszego brata.

Автор: Sandemo Margit
Серия:
 
Droga W Ciemnościach

Na rozległych hiszpańskich mokradłach Las Marismas mieszkał w starym zamku kompozytor amator, który eksperymentował z muzyką dodekafoniczną. Nigdy nie doprowadził swego "dzieła" do końca, lecz już kilka tonów, zapisanych i odegranych na flecie, wystarczyło, by Tengel Zły ocknął się na swoim posłaniu… Ludzie Lodu w największym pośpiechu wysłali Vetlego, jednego z najmłodszych członków rodu, by zniszczył nuty, zanim dojdzie do katastrofy. Tengel miał jednak potężnych pomocników. Najstraszniejszy z nich już wyruszył w drogę, żeby zatrzymać Vetlego…

Автор: Sandemo Margit
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Автор: Simak Clifford D
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Автор: Saxon Andrew
Серия: Annihilation
 
De splinter in gods oog

Gedurende het Tweede Imperium van het grote Aardse ruimterijk wordt plotseling een ruimteschip van onbekende herkomst ontdekt dat, aan de koers te zien, afkomstig is uit de richting van ‘Murchisons Oog’. Dit betekent het allereerste contact met ‘buitenaardsen’. Murchisons Oog is de enige ster in de Kolenzaknevel die op grote afstand nog te zien is. Het is een grote, rode ster, met in een hoek een klein wit lichtend puntje, dat De Splinter in Gods Oog wordt genoemd.

Een kleine expiditie van twee schepen wordt derwaarts gestuurd en men maakt al snel contact met de vreemde Splinterbeschaving. Door gesprekken en bezichtigingen probeert de expeditie zich een betrouwbaar beeld te vormen van dit volk. maar waarom houden de vreemdelingen een aantal zaken uit alle macht verborgen? En wat is de betekenis van de vreemde Fyunch(klik)s, die de expiditieleden overal volgen? Eén ding is overduidelijk: de Splinters hopen binnenkort de mogelijkheid tot emigratie te verwerven. En dat is voor het Imperium onder deze omstandigheden een bijzonder moeilijke beslissing…

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Darkness Box

Ursula K. Le Guin is one of the finest contemporary fantasy writers, winner of many awards (the Hugo, the Nebula, the National Book Award among others) and author of many popular books, including the contemporary classic, the Earthsea trilogy, second only to Tolkien's famous «Ring» trilogy in renown. Here is a less familiar piece, a fantasy story about light and dark, life and war and magic, filled with omens of impending doom. It is sharply and cleanly written, like a fine blade honed and polished, cold steel. It's a story about death.

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Автор: Asimov Isaac
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Автор: Wyatt James
Серия: Draconic prophesies
 
Dragons deal

As head dragon and owner of a successful gambling operation in New Orleans, Griffen McCandles has a lot on his plate. Especially since the Krewe of Fafnir–a society of dragons–has asked him to be the king of their Mardi Gras parade. Being the king is a huge honor, and despite the extra responsibilities, Griffen can't resist the Krewe's offer to lead the biggest party of the year.


But not everyone is happy with Griffen's new leadership status. A group of powerful dragons is out to bankrupt his business, from the inside out. And when a young dragon in Griffen's employ is murdered, it becomes clear that certain dragons will stop at nothing to dethrone the new king...

Серия: Griffen McCandles
 
Dear Devil

From Robert Silverberg’s “Earthmen and Strangers” anthology, 1966:


Eric Frank Russell is a towering Englishman whose first science-fiction stories were published in 1937. In the decades since then he has written dozens of notable short stones and such classic novels as Sinister Barrier and Three to Conquer. Cheerfully irreverent in person, Russell as a writer is usually breezy and hard-boiled, a teller of tough, fast-paced tales. He has dealt often and excellently with the theme of Earthman versus Alien, generally against a backdrop of an intergalactic war, and his sly spies were performing slick tricks long before James Bond first saw print.

But there is nothing breezy, hard-boiled, tough, military, or sly about Dear Devil. Seldom has a being from another world been portrayed in science fiction with such warmth and compassion. Readers are grateful to Eric Frank Russell for his lively stories of action and adventure, but they will cherish him forever for the unique and wonderful Martian “devil” of this unforgettable story.

Автор: Russel Eric Frank
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Автор: Turtledove Harry
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Автор: Barclay James
Серия: Legends of the Raven
 
Demon Apocalypse

Fire! It's all around me, fierce, intense, out of control. I feel the hair on my arms singe and know I have only seconds before I burst into flames. Total panic. There's a horrible shrieking sound, piercing and destructive. My eardrums and eyeballs should burst. "It's hell!" I moan.

One boy's life ripped to shreds before his eyes…

One wrathful demon master hell-bent on revenge…

An army of grisly Demonata on the rampage…

It's the end of the world as we know it.

Автор: Shan Darren
Серия: The Demonata
 
Death's Shadow

I'm a human sponge — I soak up memories. I feel like a thief, stealing secrets with an innocent touch. I don't like this gift. It's intrusive and sneaky. I think it's harmless, but I can't be sure. If knowledge is power, why do I feel so alone…?

The apocalypse came and the world burned. But it wasn't the end, and out of the destruction, new life has emerged. Bec is back to face the Demonata. After centuries of imprisonment, she's more powerful than ever, but the demons no longer stand alone.

Something else has crawled out of the darkness with her. Lord Loss is no longer humanity's greatest threat…

Автор: Shan Darren
Серия: The Demonata
 
Dark Calling

I know it's ridiculous. Lights can't whisper. But I swear I heard a voice calling to me. It sounded like static to begin with, but then it came into focus, a single word repeated over and over. Softly, slyly, seductively, insistently.

"Come…"

The Disciples are being manipulated by beings older than time. Only Kernel Fleck knows that something is wrong. But he is in the grip of a creature who cares nothing for the fate of humanity. Voices are calling to him from the darkness and he's powerless to resist. Kernel has already been to hell and back. Now he's about to go further…

Автор: Shan Darren
Серия: The Demonata
 
Death’s Dimensions a psychotic space opera

Victor Koman, three-time Prometheus Award-winning author of Kings of the High Frontier, finally releases his long-suppressed first novel. Based on his Galaxy Magazine short story, Death's Dimensions tells the tale of a stunningly unusual and startlingly original hero worthy of the New Wave novels of Norman Spinrad or Robert Silverberg.His death wish exceeded that of any other mortal. Only his lust for oblivion gave him the strength to survive the Valliardi Transfer, the key to the Universe.He was Virgil Grissom Kinney, and he was insane beyond hope.Caged and bound in a madhouse she found him. She rescued him, reprogrammed him, forged him into a test pilot, then abandoned him to the trackless stars.She was Delia Trine, his angel of Death.She filled him with the memories of a man already dead. When that man lived again inside Virgil, she tried to shatter their souls, to possess both her dead lover and her lover of death. But the dead man inside Virgil would stop at nothing for a chance to live again.The Universe was their ballroom, madness their song, and death the dance they danced.

Автор: Koman Victor
Серия:
 
DEADSTOCK

Punktown: established by Earth colonists on a faraway world, a crime-ridden megalopolis peopled by countless races. There is Stake, the private detective with chameleon-like abilities he can not control. There is his wealthy client, Fukuda, whose company mass produces life forms for labor and as playthings. There is Fukuda's beautiful teenage daughter, whose priceless one-of-a-kind living doll has been stolen. And there is the doll itself, growing in size and resentment. Meanwhile, at an abandoned apartment complex with a dark history, a tough street gang and a band of mutant squatters have been trapped inside by bioengineered life forms mindlessly bent on destroying them like an infestation of vermin. The destinies of all these individuals will converge and collide.

Автор: THOMAS JEFFREY
Серия:
 
Dead Sea

In 2003, Brian Keene’s The Rising revived horror literature’s dormant obsession with zombies. In 2007, Brian Keene’s Dead Sea knocked that obsession on its ass…

The city streets are no longer safe. They are filled instead with the living dead, rotting predators driven only by a need to kill and eat. Some of the living still struggle to survive, but with each passing day, their odds grow worse. Some survivors have fled, frantically searching for a place to escape, even briefly, the slaughter around them. For Lamar Reed and a handful of others, that safe haven is an old Coast Guard ship out at sea, with plenty of water between them and the zombies. These desperate survivors are completely isolated from the dangers of the mainland. But their haven will soon become a deathtrap, and they’ll learn that isolation can also mean no escape! 

Deadite Press is proud to present this Author’s Preferred version of Keene’s over-the-top cult classic, which includes never-before-published material!

From Publishers Weekly

With another bleak vision of the zombie apocalypse, Keene makes a triumphant return to the still-thriving subgenre he helped revive with his 2004 debut The Rising (a movie version of which is currently in the works). Trouble begins when a virus infecting the rat population of New York City begins spreading among animals and humans alike—one bite, one drop of blood or one string of saliva is all it takes to kill its victims, within minutes, and instantly revive them as mindless, flesh-eating zombies. Narrating this grim tale is gay 30-something Lamar Reed, who makes a hair-raising trip through the carnage of zombified Baltimore before he and a small group of survivors manage to commandeer a Coast Guard ship and get it out to sea. Together, the eclectic group search the coast for a safe harbor; meanwhile, an endless parade of zombies search the survivors’ floating haven for a way in. Keene piles on the gory thrills as Lamar and his shipmates struggle through this diseased world, though they can be overly chatty at times (dialoging on everything from religion to Joseph Campbell). Delivering enough shudders and gore to satisfy any fan of the genre, Keene proves he’s still a lead player in the zombie horror cavalcade.

Автор: Keene Brian
Серия:
 
Dziewiąty Klucz

Wydanie drugie. Drugi tom serii Pośredniczka, wydanej początkowo przez Meggin Patricię Cabot [znaną jako Meg Cabot] pod pseudonimem Jenny Carroll.

"Rudy nie jest winny mojej śmierci". Oto rozpaczliwe przesłanie ducha młodej kobiety, który zjawia się w sypialni Susannah. Sporo się wydarzy, zanim Suze rozwikła zagadkę – pozna wampira, spróbuje zasztyletować go ołówkiem i natrafi na ślad sprawcy niewyjaśnionych zaginięć. Jednak im jest bliżej rozwiązania, tym większe niebezpieczeństwo jej zagraża. Niełatwo jest śledzić mordercę, zwłaszcza że wszystkie części układanki wskazują na ojca Tada Beaumonta, najbardziej odjazdowego chłopaka w szkole i pierwszego, który zaprosił Suze na randkę!

Автор: Carroll Jenny
Серия:
 
Demon Bound

Jack Winter's deadly past has come back to haunt him...and his only hope lies in the shadows of Black London, the supernatural underworld teeming with dark magic and fey glamour.

Thirteen years ago, Jack Winter lay dying in a graveyard. Jack called upon a demon and traded his soul for his life. and now the demon is back to collect its due. But Jack has finally found something to live for. Her name is Pete Caldecott, and because of her, Jack's not going to Hell without a fight.

Pete doesn't know about Jack's bargain, but she does know that something bigger and far more dangerous than Jack's demon is growing in the Black. Old gods are stirring and spirits are rising—and Jack doesn't stand a chance of stopping them without Pete's help.

Автор: Kittredge Caitlin
Серия: Black London
 
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Dectra Chain

The world blew out in 2001. Vast areas of what was the United States lie beneath an umbrella of noxious dust and radioactive debris, a mantel of destruction drawn over a land of doom. Much of the east coast has been obliterated; the Southwest is a land of fire; cities of smoldering ash have given birth to horrifically mutated life forms. Such is the Deathlands, legacy of global annihilation.

But there were survivors, struggling to overcome a dark new age of plague, radiation sickness, barbarism and madness. Out of the ruins come Ryan Cawdor and his band of post holocaust survivors, whose odyssey of discovery takes them in search of other pockets of civilization.

Emerging from a gateway in Maine, Ryan confronts a ruthless and brutal sea captain, a woman prepared to go to any lengths to get what she wants…

Автор: Axler James
Серия: Deathlands
 
Der Wiedersacher

Auf der Suche nach einer Tankstelle stoßen Brenner und Astrid auf ein seltsames, uraltes Kloster, in dem die Zeit stehengeblieben zu sein scheint. Doch allzuschnell holt sie die Gegenwart ein. Über ihren Häuptern bricht ein flammendes Inferno aus, als ein arabischer Terrorist und die US-Luftwaffe sich ein letztes Gefecht liefern. Danach geschehen Zeichen und Wunder: Menschen, die Brenner verglühen sah, sind noch am Leben, und ein unheimlicher Priester enthüllt ihm die unglaubliche Kunde, daß das Ende der Welt angebrochen sei und der Widersacher nun auf Erden wandle.

"Mit diesem neuen Roman wird Bestseller-Autor Wolfgang Hohlbein seine Fan-Gemeinde sicher noch vergrößern können. Die irrwitzige Mischung aus Spannung, Fantasy und Horror läßt den Leser eintauchen in eine atemberaubene Lektüre, von der man nicht so schnell los kommt." Berliner Morgenpost

Автор: Hohlbein Wolfgang
Серия:
 
Der Schwarm

Ein Fischer verschwindet vor Peru, spurlos. Ölbohrexperten stoßen in der norwegischen See auf merkwürdige Organismen, die hunderte Quadratkilometer Meeresboden in Besitz genommen haben. Währenddessen geht mit den Walen entlang der Küste British Columbias eine unheimliche Veränderung vor. Nichts von alledem scheint miteinander in Zusammenhang zu stehen. Doch Sigur Johanson, norwegischer Biologe und Schöngeist, glaubt nicht an Zufälle. Auch der indianische Walforscher Leon Anawak gelangt zu einer beunruhigenden Erkenntnis: Eine Katastrophe bahnt sich an. Doch wer oder was löst sie aus? Während die Welt an den Abgrund gerät, kommen die Wissenschaftler zusammen mit der britischen Journalistin Karen Weaver einer ungeheuerlichen Wahrheit auf die Spur.

Автор: Schaetzing Frank
Серия:
 
Dracula

Tales of vampires have long haunted folklore and literature, but none has had the same impact as Bram Stoker's 'Dracula'. Since the book's publication in the late 19th century, the blood-sucking Count has been seized on as the ultimate vampire, encountered by children of all ages in innumerable books, films, and television shows.

Автор: Stoker Bram
Серия:
 
Dealing with Dragons

Tired of the boring and stereotypical life, Princess Cimorene escapes from a marriage with an empty-headed prince and goes to live with the dragons in the Mountains of Morning. Upon arrival, the spunky princess makes friends with her dragon, Kazul, as well as other people such as the Princess Alianora and the Witch Morwen. She settles into an enjoyable new life and executes her duties as a dragon's princess perfectly. The smart Cimorene soon notices that the sly wizards have been up to no good, and sure enough – the King of the Dragons is poisoned, and a dragon is cooperating with the wizards! It's now up to Cimorene and her new friends to prevent the new trials for a King from being rigged and catch the cheating culprit!!

Серия: Enchanted Forest
 
Dragon and Thief

Less complex than such recent novels as Manta's Gift and Angelmass, this start to a new SF adventure series from Hugo Award-winner Zahn will appeal largely to younger readers. Fourteen-year-old orphan Jack Morgan, former small-time thief, is on the run, framed for theft from megacorporation Braxton Universis. Hiding out on an unoccupied planet, his only companion an artificial intelligence programmed with the personality of his con man uncle Virge, Jack witnesses a battle between incoming spaceships. While looking over the wreckage, he meets Draycos, a dragon-like K'da, sole survivor of an advance team of K'da and their Shontine allies-murdered by their enemies, the Valahgua, with a terrible energy weapon called "the Death." With Valahgua-backed mercenaries searching the planet for survivors, Jack and Draycos work together to escape. Despite Virge's continuing doubts, Jack agrees to help Draycos find out who betrayed his people; but first they must prove Jack's innocence and get the police off his back. Along the way, each will earn the other's trust as they learn to work together as a team. Zahn keeps the story moving at a breakneck pace, maintaining excitement even when the plot becomes cliched. –From Publishers Weekly

Автор: Zahn Timothy
Серия: Dragonback
 
Автор: Anderton Jo
Серия: Veiled worlds
 
Автор: Gunn David
Серия: Death's head
 
Despertar

Stefan Salvatore, el nuevo alumno de Fell’s Church, arrastra con él un misterioso pasado y también a alguien que sólo desea venganza, su hermano Damon: su odio excede las barreras del tiempo… Ahora tratan de reproducir un mortífero triángulo amoroso que tiene en su centro a Elena, la chica más popular del instituto.

Автор: Smith Lisa Jane
Серия:
 
Автор: Gunn David
Серия: Death's head
 
Автор: Sadler Barry
Серия: Casca
 
Автор: Kadrey Richard
Серия:
 
Druid Shannary

Cztery krainy z wolna umierają, nie mogąc się obronić przed tajemniczymi, potwornymi cieniowcami. Walker Boh, władający magią potomek Shannary, ma za zadanie przywrócić do życia Paranor, dawną wartownię druidów. Potrzebny mu jest do tego Czarny Kamień Elfów, który znajduje się w rękach Uhl Belka, pragnącego cały świat przemienić w kamienną pustynię. W niebezpiecznej wyprawie Walkerowi towarzyszą: Morgan Leah, którego magiczny Miecz został niegdyś złamany, Ożywcza, córka Króla Srebrnej Rzeki, oraz Ell, agent cieniowców. Czy ekspedycja ma szanse powodzenia?

Автор: Brooks Terry
Серия:
 
Die Sechseck-Welt

Wer war Nathan Brazil — und was machte er in der Sechseck-Welt?

Gebaut von den Markoviern, einer ausgestorbenen Rasse, wurden in der Sechseck-Welt Lebewesen aller Art in andere Lebewesen verwandelt. Und auch Raumschiffkapitän Brazil erlebte eine Metamorphose, schrecklicher und verheißungsvoller als alle anderen. Doch ihm gelang es, bis ins Zentrum des bizzaren Planeten vorzudringen – der Quelle all dessen, was je gelebt hat …

Автор: Chalker Jack L
Серия: Sechseck-Welt
 
Dune

«Dune» presenta gli indimenticabili ritratti di un’intera civiltà galattica, del suo profeta e del pianeta da cui partirà la crociata rinnovatrice contro una cultura feudale arroccata intorno ai suoi privilegi. Dune è il pianeta delle sabbie, spazzato da grandi tempeste e percorso da creature gigantesche, più grandi perfino delle più grandi navi spaziali. La popolazione di Dune basa tutte le sue usanze sulla scarsità d’acqua, e affronta il deserto indossando tute distillanti che recuperano l’umidità del corpo. Ma Dune è anche l’unica fonte della «spezia», la droga che prolunga la vita e che permette di prevedere il futuro, e a Dune fanno capo le millenarie cospirazioni delle religiose Bene Gesserit, il monopolio della Gilda Spaziale sui trasporti interstellari, gli interessi delle Grandi Case che reggono il commercio tra i pianeti, e in sostanza tutta l’economia dell’Impero galattico.


Vincitore del premio Nebula per il miglior romanzo in 1965.

Vincitore del premio Hugo per il miglior romanzo in 1966.

Автор: Herbert Frank
 
Dune

«Dune» presenta gli indimenticabili ritratti di un’intera civiltà galattica, del suo profeta e del pianeta da cui partirà la crociata rinnovatrice contro una cultura feudale arroccata intorno ai suoi privilegi. Dune è il pianeta delle sabbie, spazzato da grandi tempeste e percorso da creature gigantesche, più grandi perfino delle più grandi navi spaziali. La popolazione di Dune basa tutte le sue usanze sulla scarsità d’acqua, e affronta il deserto indossando tute distillanti che recuperano l’umidità del corpo. Ma Dune è anche l’unica fonte della «spezia», la droga che prolunga la vita e che permette di prevedere il futuro, e a Dune fanno capo le millenarie cospirazioni delle religiose Bene Gesserit, il monopolio della Gilda Spaziale sui trasporti interstellari, gli interessi delle Grandi Case che reggono il commercio tra i pianeti, e in sostanza tutta l’economia dell’Impero galattico.


Vincitore del premio Nebula per il miglior romanzo in 1965.

Vincitore del premio Hugo per il miglior romanzo in 1966.

Автор: Herbert Frank
 
Автор: de Bie Erik Scott
Серия: , The Dungeons
 
Demon Download

The earth is ravaged by catastrophic climactic changes. Society is marked by a resurgence of tribalism. The world's economies, civilizations, and even the laws of nature are on the brink of collapse. Introducing Sister Chantal Juillerat, papal agent extraordinary. Her nubile, cat-suited form belies the lethal assassin concealed within. And now the beautiful cyber-exorcist faces her greatest challenge, from within his frotress-temple, the immortal Nguyen Seth plots the apocalyptic climax to a conspiracy older than the human race.

Автор: Yeovil Jack
Серия: Dark Future
 
Darth Plagueis

He was the most powerful Sith lord who ever lived. But could he be the only one who never died?


“Did you ever hear the Tragedy of Darth Plagueis the Wise? It’s a Sith legend. Darth Plagueis was a Dark Lord of the Sith, so powerful and so wise that he could use the Force to influence the midi-chlorians to create life. He had such a knowledge of the dark side that he could even keep the ones he cared about from dying.”

— Supreme Chancellor Palpatine, Star Wars: Episode III Revenge of the Sith


Darth Plagueis: one of the most brilliant Sith Lords who ever lived. Possessing power is all he desires. Losing it is the only thing he fears. As an apprentice, he embraces the ruthless ways of the Sith. And when the time is right, he destroys his Master — but vows never to suffer the same fate. For like no other disciple of the dark side, Darth Plagueis learns to command the ultimate power… over life and death.

Darth Sidious: Plagueis’s chosen apprentice. Under the guidance of his Master, he secretly studies the ways of the Sith, while publicly rising to power in the galactic government, first as Senator, then as Chancellor, and eventually as Emperor.

Darth Plagueis and Darth Sidious, Master and acolyte, target the galaxy for domination — and the Jedi Order for annihilation. But can they defy the merciless Sith tradition? Or will the desire of one to rule supreme, and the dream of the other to live forever, sow the seeds of their destruction?


Features a bonus section following the novel that includes a primer on the Star Wars expanded universe, and over half a dozen excerpts from some of the most popular Star Wars books of the last thirty years!

Автор: Luceno James
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Автор: Henderson Samantha
Серия:
 
Divine Misdemeanors

You may know me best as Meredith Nic Essus, princess of faerie. Or perhaps as Merry Gentry, Los Angeles private eye. In the fey and mortal realms alike, my life is the stuff of royal intrigue and celebrity drama. Among my own, I have confronted horrendous enemies, endured my noble kin's treachery and malevolence, and honored my duty to conceive a royal heir — all for the right to claim the throne. But I turned my back on court and crown, choosing exile in the human world — and in the arms of my beloved Frost and Darkness.

While I may have rejected the monarchy, I cannot abandon my people. Someone is killing the fey, which has left the LAPD baffled and my guardsmen and me deeply disturbed. My kind are not easily captured or killed. At least not by mortals. I must get to the bottom of these horrendous murders, even if that means going up against Gilda, the Fairy Godmother, my rival for fey loyalties in Los Angeles.

But even stranger things are happening. Mortals I once healed with magic are suddenly performing miracles, a shocking phenomenon wreaking havoc on human/faerie relations. Though I am innocent, dark suspicions of banned magical activities swirl around me.

I thought I'd left the blood and politics behind in my own turbulent realm. I had dreamed of an idyllic life in sunny L.A. with my beloved ones beside me. But it becomes time to wake up and realize that evil knows no borders, and that nobody lives forever — even if they're magical.

Автор: Hamilton Laurell K
Серия: Merry Gentry
 
Dead Man Rising

When the dead call, she answers.Bounty hunting is a helluva job, but it pays the bills. And it lets Necromance Dante Valentine forget her issues--like struggling with her half-demon side and the memory of her lover's death.Now psychics all over the city are being savagely murdered--and a piece of the past Dante thought she'd buried is stalking the night with a vengeance. Too bad she's got no way to tell which fiend-or friend-to trust. Or that her most horrifying nightmares are gathering to take one kick-ass bounty hunter down for the count.But that's only the beginning. The Devil just called. He's looking for Dante's lover-the one he killed…

Автор: Saintcrow Lilith
Серия: Dante Valentine
 
Demon Possessed

Psychologist and psychic Megan Chase has grown remarkably comfortable hanging out with demons. The demon family she leads is happy, her solo practice is stabilizing, and she and her steamy demon lover, Greyson Dante, are closer than ever. But when the couple books a week at a luxury hotel to attend a meeting of demon leaders, some unanticipated problems appear. An FBI agent with an unhealthy interest in less-than-legitimate demon business practices shows up; the demon community is urging Megan to undergo the rite that will make her a real demon; and a slightly shady minister is holding one of his wildly popular "weekend exorcisms" just down the road. And oh, yes, someone with scary magical abilities is attempting to kill her. Then, just when it seems as if things couldn't possibly get any worse, a secret comes to light that could jeopardize Megan and Greyson's future — if Megan manages to live that long. With things heating up, it's becoming difficult for her to keep a cool head…

Автор: Kane Stacia
Серия: Megan Chase
 
Demon Inside

Hanging out with demons can be hell....

It's been three months since psychologist Megan Chase made the stunning discovery that the world is filled with demons, and once more the situation is too hot to handle. Ironically, Megan — the only person in the world without a little personal demon sitting on her shoulder — has become the leader of a demon "family," but now some unknown arcane power is offing her demons in a particularly unpleasant fashion. And while her demon lover Greyson Dante is still driving her wild with desire, he's also acting strangely evasive. Then there's the truth about Megan's past — the truth she's never known. Caught between personal problems and personal demons, Megan is having one hell of a hard time. Will the help of her Cockney guard demons and her witch friend Tera be enough so that Megan can finally resolve the past, survive the present, and face the future?

Автор: Kane Stacia
Серия: Megan Chase
 
Автор: Ivy Alexandra
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Автор: Aiken G A
Серия:
 
Divergent

In Beatrice Prior's dystopian Chicago, society is divided into five factions, each dedicated to the cultivation of a particular virtue — Candor (the honest), Abnegation (the selfless), Dauntless (the brave), Amity (the peaceful), and Erudite (the intelligent). On an appointed day of every year, all sixteen-year-olds must select the faction to which they will devote the rest of their lives. For Beatrice, the decision is between staying with her family and being who she really is — she can't have both. So she makes a choice that surprises everyone, including herself. During the highly competitive initiation that follows, Beatrice renames herself Tris and struggles to determine who her friends really are — and where, exactly, a romance with a sometimes fascinating, sometimes infuriating boy fits into the life she's chosen. But Tris also has a secret, one she's kept hidden from everyone because she's been warned it can mean death. And as she discovers a growing conflict that threatens to unravel her seemingly perfect society, she also learns that her secret might help her save those she loves. . or it might destroy her.

Автор: Roth Veronica
Серия: Divergent Trilogy
 
Die besten Stories

Titel der Originalausgabe: The Best of Philip K. Dick Aus dem Amerikanischen von Rainer Zubeil Copyrigt © 1977 by Philip K Dick Copyright © der deutschen Übersetzung 1981 by Moewig Verlag, München Vorwort: © 1977 by Brunner Facts and Fiction Ltd.

BEYOND LIES THE WUB © 1952 by Love Romances Publishing Company, Inc. für Planet Stories SECOND VARIETY © 1953 by Space Publications, Inc. für Space Science Fiction IMPOSTOR © 1953 by Street & Smith Publications, Inc. für Astounding Science Fiction COLONY © 1953 by Galaxy Publishing Corporation für Galaxy Science Fiction EXPENDABLE © 1953 by Fantasy House, Inc. für The Magazin of Fantasy and Science Fiction FOSTER, YOU'REDEAD © 1954 by Ballantine Books, Inc. für Star Science Fiction Stories Nr. 3 THE FATHER-THING © 1954 by Fantasy House, Inc. für The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction SERVICE CALL © 1955 by Columbia Publications, Inc. für Science Fiction Stories AUTOFAC © 1955 by Galaxy Publishing Corporation für Galaxy Science Fiction HUMAN IS © 1955 by Better Publications, Inc. für Startling Stories OH, TO BE A BLOBEL © 1964 by Galaxy Publishing Corporation für Galaxy Magazine FAITH OF OUR FATHERS © 1967 by Harlan Ellison für Dangerous Visions THE ELECTRIC ANT © 1969 by Mercury Press, Inc. für The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction

Автор: Dick Philip Kindred
Серия:
 
Die Wellen ersticken den Wind

Dieser Roman spielt in derselben Zukunftswelt wie vorhergehende Werke der Autoren. Maxim Kammerer, der Erzähler schon in Ein Käfer im Ameisenhaufen, berichtet hier als alter Mann von Ereignissen, die zwei Jahrzehnte zurückliegen. Damals war er Abteilungsleiter des KomKon 2, eines irdischen Sicherheitsdienstes; Held des Romans ist aber Toivo Glumow, ein ehemaliger „Progressor“, d. h. Agent der Erde auf einem anderen Planeten. Besessen von der Idee, es müsse unter den Menschen Agenten außerirdischer Mächte geben, beginnt er mit der Auswertung isolierter rätselhafter Vorfälle, etwa dem ungeklärten Verschwinden einzelner Menschen. Rätselhaftes häuft sich, bis der Leser im Verlauf einer ungemein spannenden, einfallsreichen Detektivfabel die wahre Lösung des Mysteriums erfährt.

Dieser neueste Roman der Strugatzkis beweist, daß es die Autoren verstehen, raffiniert angelegte Romane zu schreiben, die den Leser nicht nur verblüffen, sondern auch ganz neue Perspektiven über die Natur und die Zukunftsaussichten des Menschen eröffnen.

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Die Mondmotte

Die Mondmotte ist eine der ungewöhnlichsten SF Geschichten… Der Konsulat-Vertreter Edward Thissel kommt auf den Planeten Sirene. Es sieht wie ein leichter Job aus, obwohl Edward etwas beunruhigt ist, wie schnell sein Vorgänger den Posten verloren hat. Langsam arbeitet er sich in die Kultur von Sirene ein, kommt dabei aber nur langsam vorwärts. Um mit seinen Mitmenschen kommunizieren zu können, bedarf es der Beherrschung einer Reihe von komplizierten Musikinstrumenten. Erschwerend kommt hinzu, dass es kein Geld als Zahlungsmittel gibt sondern dass alles über ein System von Ehre, Prestige und Gefälligkeiten läuft.

Alles könnte so schön sein, wenn nicht ausgerechnet jetzt einer der gefährlichsten Verbrecher der Galaxis nach Sirene flüchten würde. Der Auftrag an Edward ist klar: verhaften! Doch damit ist er hoffnungslos überfordert. Schon der Versuch, rechtzeitig bei der Ankunft des Schiffes am Hafen zu sein scheitert. Ohne ausreichende Integration auf Sirene kann er auf keine Hilfe hoffen, und mehr schlecht als recht versucht er, sein Ziel zu erreichen...

Was die Geschichte so besonders macht, ist die ungewöhnliche, reichlich anarchische Welt Sirene. Als Leser fibert man mit Edward mit und überlegt, ob man an seiner Stelle bessere Chancen haben würde. Es stehen einfach zu viele Fettnäpfchen bereit und die Strafe (Tod!) kann sehr drastisch ausfallen. Der Detektivteil verleiht dem Ganzen zusätzlich Würze und das nötige Tempo…

Автор: Vance Jack
Серия:
 
Drame de troll

Sur tout le Tapis règne la paix de l’empire dumii. Aux marges de la civilisation, la tribu des Munrungues coule sous les poils une existence paisible.

Mais, un jour, un terrible cataclysme frappe à proximité du village munrungue. Une ville dumiie est broyée par l’ancien monstre des légendes : le grand Découdre est de retour ! Dans son sillage, des créatures féroces montées sur des fauves parachèvent son oeuvre de destruction. Cernés, les Munrungues s’engagent dans un grand périple à travers les poils, sous la conduite des frères Orkson.

Un voyage qui les conduira à la découverte des merveilles de leur monde, et qui changera pour toujours l’existence de tous les Fils de la poussière.

Avant l’hilarante trilogie des Gnomes, Terry Pratchett explorait déjà, à sa savoureuse façon, l’infiniment petit en peuplant un simple tapis d’une profusion de monstres terribles et de personnages cocasses. A lire absolument (à la loupe ) !

Автор: Pratchett Terry
Серия:
 
Double étoile

Lorenzo Smythe, acteur sans emploi, est tout disposé à accepter n’importe quoi. y compris le verre que lui offre un homme qu’il sait cependant venir de l’espace.

Cette rencontre dans un bar lui vaudra le plus grand rôle de sa carrière : « doubler » John J. Bonforte, le chef de la coalition politico-expansionniste, l’homme le plus aimé, et le plus haï, du Système Solaire !

Mais cela, Lorenzo ne le découvrira qu’enlevé à bord d’un astronef en route pour Mars. Il se voit alors, dans un cauchemar terrible pour un acteur, de simple « doublure » devenir un véritable « double », pris dans la peau de son rôle comme dans un engrenage…

Et entraîné dans un conflit interplanétaire aux conséquences imprévisibles. C’est de son talent d’acteur à s’identifier complétement avec le personnage auquel il ne peut plus échapper, que dépend le sort de neuf planètes.

Автор: Heinlein Robert A
Серия:
 
Dead Beat

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Автор: Butcher Jim
Серия: Dresden Files
 
Death Masks

[version history and scanner's info]

Version 1.0-scanned, OCR'd and spell-checked from first edition (ISBN 0-399-15106-0).

Version 2.0 -September 21, 2003-proofread and corrected by The_Ghiti from first printing (release date: August 15, 2003). A number of obvious errors in the original were corrected, as I regard bookz as new editions, not mere "reproductions." If you find errors, please fix, increment version number by 0.1 and re-post, but please refrain from changing the series numbering.

Version 2.1-September 23, 2003 converted to html and reproofed by Highroller.

Автор: Butcher Jim
Серия: Dresden Files
 
Death Masks

[version history and scanner's info]

Version 1.0-scanned, OCR'd and spell-checked from first edition (ISBN 0-399-15106-0).

Version 2.0 -September 21, 2003-proofread and corrected by The_Ghiti from first printing (release date: August 15, 2003). A number of obvious errors in the original were corrected, as I regard bookz as new editions, not mere "reproductions." If you find errors, please fix, increment version number by 0.1 and re-post, but please refrain from changing the series numbering.

Version 2.1-September 23, 2003 converted to html and reproofed by Highroller.

Автор: Butcher Jim
Серия: Dresden Files
 
Delirium tremens (Страсти по Николаю)

Вначале был голос из унитаза. Потом в дверях возникла сожительница Нинка Ремизова с новым хахалем по имени Витюлёк. Да ещё вон из форточки пушка торчит.

И только после всего этого Колян Цоколев начал понимать, что у него началась «белая горячка»…

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Dark as Day

The Great War is over and humans have spread across the solar system, but mathematician Alex Ligon’s complex computer model has just predicted that humanity is inexplicably doomed within a century. At the same time, scientist Milly Wu has identified what appears to be an extraterrestrial signal, and the idiosyncratic genius Bat searches for weapons from the Great War to add to his collection, finding much more than he bargained for. Their stories and others are intertwined in this tightly plotted and thoroughly engaging follow-up to Sheffield’s Cold as Ice.

Nebula Award winner Sheffield distinguishes himself as a writer of intelligence, humor, and a pleasing balance of hard science and interesting, engaging characters. Fans will be particularly delighted to renew their acquaintance with Bat, but readers new to Sheffield’s work should take the plunge enthusiastically — this novel easily and gracefully stands alone as a story of people, science, and the puzzles that both can produce.

Автор: Sheffield Charles
Серия: Cold as Ice
 
Durys į vasarą

Amerikiečių rašytojo fantasto romanas apie inžinierių išradėją, kuris savo priešų užmigdomas šaltuoju miegu. Pabudęs po trisdešimties metų, jis randa būdą grįžti atgal, tačiau praeityje nepasilieka, nes ateitis visada gražesnė.