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Plan B (A Liaden Universe Novel) O.K., another Liaden Universe® book. What can I say, I like the writing of Miller & Lee and certainly this series. This takes place a moderately short time after the stories in Partners in Necessity. The Department of the Interior, a secret Liaden agency, has declared war on Clan Korval. With Val Con yos'Phelium still a fugitive, it falls on his cousin Shan yos'Galen to invoke Plan B, the code name of clan's strategy to defend itself in the face of an all-powerful enemy.
335 pages; Fine/Fine. New. SIGNED by both authors. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is also Fine. In protective sleeve. An excellent gift! Plan B, A Liaden Universe Novel. We have both hardcover and trade paper copies
Science Fiction & Fantasy, Liaden Universe®
If you would like to see what other books we have by them, you can do a search for Steve Miller & Sharon Lee. Or maybe you would like some more information about them? If so, why don't you take a look at our Liaden Universe Page.
The Cat's Job (Liaden Universe) 2010 Special Edition ; Contains "Ginger and the Bully of Lowergate Court", "The Cat's Job", "The Big Ice", and a crossover Laiden Universe short story "Kings of the Cats" in which Val Con gets summoned by Kinzel the wizard leaving Miri in the Laiden Universe figuring out how to bring him back.
I originally picked this up (the older edition) to read for the story "Kings of the Cats" because it was a story with Val Con and Miri but the other three stories are well worth reading also. Some of you know I like to re-read and when I re-read this one, it won't be just because of the Val Con and Miri story.
Science Fiction & Fantasy, Liaden Universe®
Wizard By Trade by Jim Butcher. NY SFBC 2006 0739465813 / 9780739465813 First Thus; Wizard by Trade, The Dresden Files: Includes Summer Knight & Death Masks. 598 pages; Fine/Fine. New book. Un-read. This Book Club is the first hardcover edition of this collection of stories. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ is Fine! With a tiny bit of shelf rub at edges. In protective sleeve. Fantastic art work by Daniel Dos Santos. An Excellent Gift! For Harry Dresden, the only wizard listed in the Chicago phone book, when it rains, it pours. In fact, it pours toads, always a sign something bad is about to happen, But Harry takes such omens in stride, given that his rattletrap VW Bug needs constant upkeep, and his 30 pound guard cat wants regular meals.
From Publishers Weekly
New, Science Fiction & Fantasy
Harry Dresden, Chicago's only consulting wizard, takes on phobophages, creatures that feed on fear who attack a horror film convention, in the diverting eighth installment of Butcher's increasingly complicated Dresden Files series (Dead Beat, etc.). Harry finds that fighting monsters is only the prelude to maneuvers amid the warring wizards of the White Council and the vampire Red Court. Less and less V.I. Warshawski with witchcraft, Harry aims his deductive powers at political intrigues rather than crime solving. The body count from the magical melees, however, would do any hard-boiled gumshoe proud. Butcher's believable, likable set of characters go for the jocular much more than the jugular. Deeper fears do run through the book, and Harry, taking on an apprentice, has to face up to the consequences of his all-too-human failings. Look for the series to really take off with the debut of a two-hour pilot on the Sci-Fi Channel this summer produced by Nicholas Cage. (May)
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The Wind From a Burning Woman by Greg Bear
270 pages; Fine/Near Fine. SECOND Printing. Only 1503 copies of the second printing were issued. New book. Un-read. Boards are straight, tips are pointed, spine is square and pages are clean. DJ has tiny bit of shelf rub top spine tip. Fantastic wrap around cover art work by Vincent Di Fate. In protective sleeve. Interior illustrations by Dennis Neal Smith. This first short story collection of the American writer Greg Bear contains six Science Fiction short stories by American writer Greg Bear:
- The Wind from a Burning Woman
- The White Horse Child
An excellent gift and great reading! As a historical note "Bear purchased 75 copies of the book and prepared his own 'limited edition' by printing a special plate (featuring an illustration by Dennis Neal Smith and signed by Bear, Smith, and Vincent Di Fate) laying it in each copy." [Sixty Years of Arkham House, p. 150]
Science Fiction & Fantasy
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An ID and Password is required when you use the Check Out function. You do not need an ID or Password to search, browse, or to order our books directly from us at our email address. If you don't want to set up an ID and Password - Just e-mail us with the pertinent information as to the book(s) you are interested in at info@WhiteUnicornBooks.com or give us a call at 214 948 1835 (Please note that our on-line used bookstore is on US Central time). Returns of books are accepted for any reason within 30 days, see our Store Policies. Delivery in the US is via USPS, shipping and handling for a hardcover book is usually $4.00 USD for Media mail - including Delivery Confirmation (5 to 21 Business Days delivery), Priority mail - including Delivery Confirmation (3 to 5 Business Days delivery) is according to zone. Single paperbacks cost less. International shipping varies by Country, our shipping matrix shows average costs. These charges will be adjusted according to the weight of the book(s) ordered (some more, some less). Please contact us. Our inventory contains a cornucopia of fiction and nonfiction of second hand books and collectible books, of new books and old books. We have first editions, novels, literature, classics, history, travel, mystery and thrillers, politics, religion, spirituality, prints, art books, biographies, science fiction, fantasy, poetry and books on poets, childrens books, childrens literature, and fairy tales.
Some are hard-to-find books, some are common. Please look around and enjoy. If we don't have that special book you are looking for, remember we also will gladly do a book search for you from our own stock which is not yet on-line to various other stores, both the used bookstore and the new ones.
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|Memory (The Vorkosigan Saga)
Bujold, Lois McMaster
|Flowers From The Moon and Other Lunacies
|Year of the Griffin (Sequel to Dark Lord of Derkholm)
Jones, Diana Wynne
|The Breath of Suspension
|Wizard by Trade, The Dresden Files: Includes Summer Knight & Death Masks
|Shadows Seen and Unseen Poetry from the Shadows: Works of Clark Ashton Smith
Johnson, Raymond L. F.; Winterowd, Ardath W.
|The History of Printmaking
|The Blood of Thieves 2 in 1 Omnibus (The Crown Tower and the Rose and the Thorn)
Sullivan, Michael J.
Tolkien, J. J. R.; Tolkien, Christopher (Ed.)
Tolkien, J. R. R.
|Prince Zaleski And Cummings King Monk
Shiel, M. P.
|Out Of The Storm - Uncollected Fantasies
Hodgson, William Hope
|The Audran Sequence (includes When Gravity Fails; A Fire in the Sun; The Exile Kiss)
Effinger, George Alec
|The University of Chicago Library Supplementary List No. 39, Doctoral Dissertations and Master's Theses through June 1985
University Of Chicago