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Alien anthology Bøger The Best of Gordon R. Dickson Volume 1

The Best of Gordon R. Dickson Volume 1

The best of the best from a legendary master of science fiction the first of two volumes The Best of Gordon R Dickson Volume I gathers together fourteen stories predominantly from the first half of legendary science fiction and fantasy writer Gordon R Dickson’s career ranging from the early 1950s through the 1960s including tales dragons dolphins aliens werewolves mutants and humans trying to make sense of an infinitely bewildering universe A maiden aunt is suddenly given superpowers An alien who looks like a large sentient rabbit makes ominous announcement which make no sense from behind an impenetrable force shield Humans besieged by an alien enemy refuse against all reason to give up fighting And much more in stories running the gamut from exciting adventure to stark tragedy to hysterical comedy Plus the never before published “Love Story” written for Harlan Ellison’s legendary but never published anthology The Last Dangerous Visions And stay tuned for The Best of Gordon R Dickson Volume II with another generous display of Dickson’s virtuosity covering his brilliant career from 1970s to the century’s end Meet the Author Gordon R Dickson (1923-2001) was one of the most prolific and popular science fiction writers of the 20th Century frequently nominated for the Hugo and Nebula Awards and winning three Hugos and one Nebula He also received the Jupiter August Derleth and Skylark Awards and was inducted into the Science Fiction Hall of Fame He published nearly fifty solo novels as well as several collaborations with such SF masters as Poul Anderson Ben Bova Keith Laumer and Harry Harrison and over one hundred and fifty short stories novelettes and novellas His most popular works were the novels and shorter pieces in the Childe cycle (which included the Dorsai stories) Also very popular was his Dragon series of fantasy novels which began with the award-winning The Dragon and the George and continued for a total of nine novels and the humorous Hoka stories co-author...
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102 kr.
Alien anthology Bøger On Wings of Blood (PB) (EN)

On Wings of Blood (PB) (EN)

A Warhammer 40,000 anthology Take the battle to the skies with stories of death-defying pilots and devastating far-future aircraft! Brutal Space Marine gunships, graceful alien fighters and hellforged Chaos craft fight for air supremacy in a collection of aeronautical short fiction. READ IT BECAUSE Strap yourself in for high-flying action and adventure with a collection of tales by some of Black Library's finest authors that demonstrate just how deadly the skies can be. DESCRIPTION In the war-torn galaxy of the 41st Millennium, battle for the blood-soaked skies is fierce and deadly. Brutal Space Marine gunships and Imperial Navy fighters duel against flying horrors, alien interceptors and Chaos craft of every hellish design, for the supremacy of the air is as vital an objective as any battlefield. Featuring stories of death-defying pilots and squadrons of deadly far-future aircraft by authors including Gav Thorpe, James Swallow, Andy Chambers, Cavan Scott and many more... CONTENTS The Emperor's Grace by Nicholas Alexander Ancient History by Andy Chambers Sturmhex by E J Davies Wraithflight by Guy Haley Doom Flight by Cavan Scott In Service Eternal by Matt Smith Wraithbound by J C Stearns Wings of Bone by James Swallow Acceptable Losses by Gav Thorpe Raptor Down by Gav Thorpe Medusan Wings by Matt Westbrook Stormseeker by Alec Worley
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82 kr.
Lords and Tyrants (HB) (EN)

Lords and Tyrants (HB) (EN)

A Warhammer 40,000 anthology Many are the horrors of the 41st Millennium, from alien tyrants to dark lords in the grip of Chaos. But arrayed against them are champions of humanity, who fight to defend all that is good in the galaxy. READ IT BECAUSE These 16 short stories showcase some of the many heroes of the Imperium, from humble Imperial Guardsmen to the mightiest among the Space Marines - and many of their vilest enemies, in adrenaline-fuelled tales of action and adventure. DESCRIPTION Wracked by the ravages of war, the galaxy has known no peace for untold millennia. To exist is to fight. To thrive is to conquer. Once-proud worlds lie in ruins at the hands of traitorous warlords and vile alien despots. Cowed by the unstoppable march of the Ruinous Powers, humanity stands on the precipice of oblivion. All hope is banished. Yet, there are many who take up arms against these horrors. Noble heroes of the Imperium sally forth to do battle while enigmatic Inquisitors explore the shadowy secrets of this benighted era. In the terror of the 41st Millennium, righteous lords and iron-willed tyrants clash to decide who is worthy of inheriting the galaxy. This Warhammer 40,000 anthology features stories from Chris Wraight, Ian St Martin, Gav Thorpe, Justin D Hill, Josh Reynolds and many more. CONTENTS Argent by Chris Wraight Lucius: Pride and Fall by Ian St Martin Whispers by Alec Worley The Battle for Hive Markgraaf by Justin D Hill A Brother's Confession by Robbie MacNiven Rise by Ben Counter Flayed by Cavan Scott A Memory of Tharsis by Josh Reynolds Left for Dead by Steve Lyons Unearthed by Rob Sanders The Aegidan Oath by L J Goulding Hidden Treasures by Cavan Scott Carcharodons: The Reaping Time by Robbie MacNiven The Greater Evil by Peter Fehervari The Path Unclear by Mike Brooks Shadows of Heaven by Gav Thorpe
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145 kr.
WH40K: Crusade + Other Stories (PB) (EN)

WH40K: Crusade + Other Stories (PB) (EN)

Great fiction from the Dark Imperium From a battle between the valiant Ultramarines and their plague-ridden Death Guard foes, to tales of alien enemies and the Imperium's many brave defenders, this anthology brings together a collection of stories perfect for learning about the various factions of the Warhammer 40,000 universe ? it's your ideal first step into the adrenaline-fulled fiction of the 41st Millennium. READ IT BECAUSE It's a hand-picked selection of stories designed to introduce you to both Warhammer 40,000 and Black Library fiction. DESCRIPTION Within this book you will find Crusade, a fantastic new novella from Andy Clark? Sons of the primarch Roboute Guilliman, the Primaris Ultramarines are peerless warriors whose sworn duty is to protect mankind from the predations of the xenos and the foul traitors of the Heretic Astartes. In a galaxy riven by eternal war, they and the other armies of the Imperium are all that stand between mankind and damnation. Their ship damaged by warp storms, the Ultramarines of strike force Cassian make for Kalides Prime. They hope to find safe harbour to repair their craft before rejoining the Indomitus Crusade. Instead, the Primaris Space Marines discover a world reduced to rot and ruin by the plague-ridden warriors of the Death Guard. Also within this book is a host of awesome short stories to give you a flavour of the many warring armies that exist within the worlds of Warhammer 40,000. CONTENTS The Lightning Tower by Dan Abnett Sarcophagus by David Annandale Crusade by Andy Clark Extinction by Aaron Dembski-Bowden A Sanctuary of Wyrms by Peter Fehervari The Purity of Ignorance by John French The Word of the Silent King by L J Goulding The Lost King by Robbie MacNiven Culling the Horde by Steve Parker The Zheng Cipher by Josh Reynolds Red & Black by James Swallow Honour of the Third and Howl of the Banshee by Gav Thorpe The novel is a 464 page paperback.
143 kr.inkl. fragt
46 kr.

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