Fifteen stories, one original to this volume, including fantasy, science fiction, and alternate history.
If Nudity Offends You
And Ladies of the Club
Accidents Don't Just Happen - They're Caused
New World Symphony
No Pain, No Gain
Hand to Hand
Welcome to Wheel Days
Collection, 401 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2008 HC
Night Shade Books - 2009 - ISBN: 1597801100 / 9781597801102
Book Condition: New.
Kane of Old Mars #1: City of the Beast, or, Warriors of Mars
Michael Kane is a brilliant American physicist whose strange experiments in matter transmission catapult him across space and time to the Red Planet, a place of romantic civilizations, fabulous many-spired cities and the gorgeous princess Shizala. To win her hand and bring peace to Mars, Kane must defeat the terrible Blue Giants of the Argzoon.
Novel, 154 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1965)
Kane of Old Mars #2: Lord of the Spiders, or, Blades of Mars
Pulled back to Earth on the eve of his marriage to Princess Shizala, Kane once again journeys to the Red Planet. He finds himself on a different Mars, a place of blue giants and red revolution that ultimately leads to a ruined obsidian city inhabited by savage spider-men.
Novel, 147 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1965)
Marshal Guarnaccia #09: The Marshal at the Villa Torrini
A well-known writer is found dead in the Villa Torrini near Florence without a mark of violence on her. Marshal Guarnaccia of the carabinieri must solve the mystery while struggling with a new legal system and a strict diet.
Novel, 192 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint (originally published in 1993)
A secret marriage, a murdered bride, an aging beauty, and a father driven mad with guilt and grief? The newly-promoted Suleyman tackles the case, with Ikmen (on sick leave) weighing in from the sidelines.
Janek Mitter woke one morning with a brutal hangover and his wife dead in the bathtub. With only the flimsiest defense, he is found guilty and imprisoned in a mental institution. When Mitter is murdered in his bed, Van Veeteren launches an investigation into the two murders.
Novel, 277 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2008 HC
Covert agent Sigmund Ausfaller is Earth's secret weapon, humanity's best defense against all conspiracies. But even Sigmund has never imagined how far his investigations will take him - or that his destiny is entwined with the fates of worlds.
Novel, 436 pages, Mass Market Paperback, Reprint of 2008 HC
Tor - 2009 - ISBN: 0765357844 / 9780765357847
Book Condition: New.
Vel #1: Centuries Ago and Very Fast
Linked tales from the life of Vel, a gay immortal born in the Paleolithic who jumps time at will, and has had more lovers than he can remember. We encounter him hunting mammoths, playing with reindeer tripping on hallucinogenic mushrooms, negotiating each successive wave of invaders to keep his family and its land intact, living as the minor god of a spring, witnessing the hanging of 'mollies' in 17th-century London as well as the Stonewall riots in 20th-century New York City.
The Sister Who Started It All
The Sister of Us All - Vel's Tale
Queen of the Vid
Blonde and Ivory
Very Minor God in Real Flesh
Blue as Neon but More Stiff
Acid and Stoned Reindeer
The Neolithic Shows Up with Sheep and Goats and Little People
Fourteen Thousand and Some Yules
'Quarreling, We Walked to the Baltic'
Flirting with Death and Old Men
At a Time of Some Difference
Centuries Ago and Very Fast as Rationalism Dawned with Some Religious Madness
Awards: ♦ Finalist for the 22nd Annual Lambda Literary Award for LGBT Science Fiction / Fantasy / Horror
Aboard a British convict ship bound for the New World, Duncan McCallum witnesses a series of murders and apparent suicides among his fellow Scottish prisoners. A strange trail of clues leads Duncan into the New World and eventually thrusts him into the bloody maw of the French and Indian War.
Novel, 460 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2008 HC
Kari & Lucas #1: The Mystery of the Third Lucretia
Ages 12 and up. Two teen girls see a man copying a Rembrandt, first in the US, then in the UK. When a never-before-seen Rembrandt shows up in Amsterdam, they begin to suspect the truth, and embark on a madcap adventure to bring the forger to justice.
Novel, 278 pages, Trade Paperback, Reprint of 2008 HC
Signed by the author on the title page. When the knitting shop is trashed and a woman is found drowned in a vat of dye, it seems like a burglary gone wrong, but Kelly suspects there's more to it. Includes recipe and knitting pattern.
Novel, 295 pages, Mass Market Paperback, 1st Mass Market Printing, Reprint of 2008 HC
Berkley Prime Crime - 2009 - ISBN: 0425228363 / 9780425228364
Book Condition: New.
Mace Bauer #2: Mama Rides Shotgun
On a six-day trail ride with her soon-to-be-remarried Mama, Mace investigates when Lawton Bramble, a wealthy rancher and one-time beau of Mama's, keels over dead.